Citroen C5 Aircross vs Skoda Octavia Comparison

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    Citroen C5 Aircross
    Citroen C5 Aircross
    Rs36.67 Lakh*
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Citroen C5 Aircross vs Skoda Octavia

Should you buy Citroen C5 Aircross or Skoda Octavia? Find out which car is best for you - compare the two models on the basis of their Price, Size, Space, Boot Space, Service cost, Mileage, Features, Colours and other specs. Citroen C5 Aircross price starts at Rs 36.67 Lakh ex-showroom for Shine DualTone (Diesel) and Skoda Octavia price starts Rs 27.35 Lakh ex-showroom for Style (Petrol). C5 Aircross has 1997 cc (Diesel top model) engine, while Octavia has 1984 cc (Petrol top model) engine. As far as mileage is concerned, the C5 Aircross has a mileage of 17.5 kmpl (Diesel top model)> and the Octavia has a mileage of 15.81 kmpl (Petrol top model).

C5 Aircross Vs Octavia

Key HighlightsCitroen C5 AircrossSkoda Octavia
PriceRs.43,51,011*Rs.35,18,593#
Mileage (city)-11.0 kmpl
Fuel TypeDieselPetrol
Engine(cc)19971984
TransmissionAutomaticAutomatic

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Basic Information
Brand Name
On Road Price
Rs.43,51,011*
Rs.35,18,593#
Offers & DiscountNoNo
User Rating
4.6
Based on 4 Reviews
4.3
Based on 39 Reviews
Finance Available (EMI)
Rs.82,818
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Rs.67,286
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Insurance
Service Cost (Avg. of 5 years)
-
Rs.15,721
Engine and Transmission
Engine Type
DW10 FC
2.0 L TSI Petrol Engine
Displacement (cc)
1997
1984
No Of Cylinder
Max Power (bhp@rpm)
174.33@3750rpm
187.74bhp@4180-6000rpm
Max Torque (nm@rpm)
400Nm@2000rpm
320nm@1500-3990rpm
Valves Per Cylinder
4
4
Turbo Charger
-
Yes
Transmission Type
Automatic
Automatic
Gear Box
8 Speed
7-speed DSG
Drive TypeNo
Clutch TypeNoNo
Fuel & Performance
Fuel Type
Diesel
Petrol
Mileage (City)No
11.0 kmpl
verified
Mileage (ARAI)
17.5 kmpl
15.81 kmpl
Fuel Tank Capacity
52.5 (Litres)
50.0 (Litres)
Emission Norm Compliance
BS VI
BS VI
Top Speed (Kmph)NoNo
Drag CoefficientNoNo

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Suspension, Steering & Brakes
Front Suspension
Macpherson Strut Suspension with Double Progressive Hydraulic Cushions - Compression and Rebound
MacPherson suspension
Rear Suspension
Twist Beam Axle with Single Progressive Hydraulic Cushions - Compression
Multilink suspension, one longitudinal and three transverse arms
Steering Type
-
Electric
Steering Column
Tilt & Telescopic
Tilt and Telescopic
Steering Gear Type
-
Rack & Pinion
Turning Radius (Metres)
-
5.2
Front Brake Type
Disc
Ventilated Disc
Rear Brake Type
Disc
Ventilated Disc
Emission Norm Compliance
BS VI
BS VI
Tyre Size
235/55 R18
205/55 R17
Tyre Type
Tubeless,Radial
Tubeless, Radial
Alloy Wheel Size
18
17
Dimensions & Capacity
Length (mm)
4500
4689
Width (mm)
1969
1829
Height (mm)
1710
1469
Ground Clearance Laden (mm)
-
106
Ground Clearance Unladen (mm)
-
137
Wheel Base (mm)
2730
2680
Kerb Weight (kg)
1685
1459
Grossweight (kg)
2060
2017
Rear Headroom (mm)
-
970
verified
Front Headroom (mm)
-
1040
verified
Front Shoulder Room (mm)
-
1468
verified
Rear Shoulder Room (mm)
-
1444
verified
Seating Capacity
5
5
Boot Space (Litres)
-
600
No. of Doors
4
5
Comfort & Convenience
Power SteeringYesYes
Power Windows FrontYesYes
Power Windows RearYesYes
Power BootYesYes
Automatic Climate Control
2 Zone
2 Zone
Remote Trunk OpenerYesYes
Low Fuel Warning LightYesYes
Accessory Power OutletYesYes
Trunk LightYes
-
Vanity MirrorYesYes
Rear Reading LampYesYes
Rear Seat HeadrestYesYes
Adjustable HeadrestYesYes
Rear Seat Centre Arm Rest
-
Yes
Height Adjustable Front Seat BeltsYesYes
Cup Holders FrontYesYes
Cup Holders Rear
-
Yes
Rear AC VentsYesYes
Seat Lumbar SupportYesYes
Multifunction Steering WheelYesYes
Cruise ControlYesYes
Parking Sensors
Front & Rear
Front & Rear
Foldable Rear Seat
-
60:40 Split
Smart Access Card Entry
-
Yes
Engine Start Stop ButtonYesYes
Glove Box Cooling
-
Yes
Bottle Holder
-
Front Door
Voice Control
-
Yes
Steering Wheel Gearshift Paddles
-
Yes
USB Charger
Front & Rear
Front & Rear
Central Console Armrest
With Storage
Yes
Tailgate Ajar
-
Yes
Hands-Free TailgateYesYes
Gear Shift IndicatorYes
-
Luggage Hook And NetYes
-
Additional Features
Park Assist Pack – (Automatic Parking Guidance For Bay Parking Plus Parallel Parking Entry And Exit),Citroen Advanced Comfort - Suspension With Progressive Hydraulic Cushions,Double-Laminated Front Windows and Acoustic Windshield Glass,Front seats: Driver Seat Electric Adjustment (Height, Fore/Aft and Backrest Angle),Passenger Seat Manual Adjustments (6 Ways: With Height Adjustment),3 Independent Full-Size Rear Seats With Adjustable Recline Angle,Rear Three-Point Retractable Seatbelts (x3), With Pre-Tensioners and Force Limiters in the Outer Rear Seats,Driver And Front Passenger Seat: Back Pocket,Air Quality System (AQS): Pollen Filter + Activated Carbon Filter + Active Odor Filter,Cruise Control With Speed Limiter & Memory Settings,Puddle Lamp,Automatic Headlight Activation Via Windscreen Mounted Sensor,Electrochromic Inside Rear View Mirror,Front Driver & Passenger Side Vanity Mirror - With Flap & Lamp,USB-A Sockets - Central Console,USB-A Socket (charge only) on Rear Part of Central Console,12V Socket in Front of Cabin and Boot,Two-Tone Horn,Grip Control - Standard, Snow, All Terrain (Mud, Damp Grass etc.) & Sand
Lights-on acoustic signal, Two foldable roof handles, in the front and rear, Rear seat centre armrest with foldable cup holder, Height adjustable front centre armrest, Virtual boot lid release pedal, Remote control closing of door mirrors, Remote control opening and closing of windows, Remote control locking and unlocking of doors and boot lid, Electrically controlled opening and closing of 5th door, Two foldable hooks in luggage compartment, 6+4 load anchoring points in luggage compartment, Mobile phone pockets on the backs of the front seats
Memory Function Seats
-
Front
One Touch Operating Power Window
All
All
Drive Modes
2
-
Air ConditionerYesYes
HeaterYesYes
Adjustable SteeringYesYes
KeyLess EntryYesYes
Interior
Photo Comparison
Front Air Vents
Tachometer
-
Yes
Electronic Multi TripmeterYesYes
Leather SeatsYesYes
Fabric Upholstery
-
No
Leather Steering WheelYesYes
Glove CompartmentYesYes
Digital ClockYesYes
Digital OdometerYesYes
Electric Adjustable Seats
Front
Front
Driving Experience Control EcoYes
-
Height Adjustable Driver SeatYes
-
Dual Tone Dashboard
-
Yes
Additional Features
Metropolitan Black Interior Environment,Black 'Claudia' Leather + Fabric Seat Upholstery - With Advanced Comfort Seats,Height And Reach Adjustable Leather Steering Wheel With 2 Control Zones,Alloy Pedals - Accelarator & Brake Pedals,Stainless Steel Front Citroën Embossed Sill Scuff Plates,Insider Door Handles - Satin Chrome,LED Illuminated Cup Holder,31.24cm Customizable Digital Instrument Cluster,Front Roof Lamp With Welcome LED Lighting And 2 LED Front Spot Lights,LED Mood Lights - Cluster & Cup Holders,Illuminated Glove Box
Piano Black décor on dashboard, Chrome trim around Virtual Cockpit, Chrome trim on front central air conditioning vents, Chrome interior door handles, Chrome front door sill trims with 'OCTAVIA' inscription,Alu pedals,LED ambient lighting,Suedia Beige leather upholstery,Suedia Beige finish on dashboard with stitching,Textile floor mats, Diffused footwell LED lighting front and rear, Jumbo box – storage compartment under front centre armrest, Felt lined storage compartments in the front and rear doors, Storage pockets on backrests of front seats, Rear parcel shelf, Storage compartment under steering wheel, Ticket holder on A pillar
Exterior
Available ColorsCumulus Gray With Black RoofPearl White With Black RoofEclipse Blue With Black RoofPearl WhiteCumulus GrayPerla Nera BlackEclipse Blue+2 MoreC5 Aircross ColorsBrilliant SilverLava BlueMagic BlackCandy WhiteMaple BrownOctavia Colors
Body Type
Adjustable HeadlightsYesYes
Fog Lights FrontYesYes
Fog Lights RearYesYes
Power Adjustable Exterior Rear View MirrorYesYes
Manually Adjustable Ext Rear View Mirror
-
No
Electric Folding Rear View MirrorYesYes
Rain Sensing WiperYesYes
Rear Window WiperYes
-
Rear Window WasherYes
-
Rear Window DefoggerYesYes
Wheel Covers
-
No
Alloy WheelsYesYes
Power Antenna
-
No
Rear SpoilerYes
-
Sun RoofYes
-
Moon RoofYes
-
Outside Rear View Mirror Turn IndicatorsYesYes
Integrated Antenna
-
Yes
Chrome Grille
-
Yes
Chrome Garnish
-
Yes
Halogen Headlamps
-
No
Cornering Foglamps
-
Yes
Lighting
-
LED Headlights,DRL's (Day Time Running Lights),LED Tail lamps,LED Fog Lights,Cornering Fog lights
Trunk Opener
-
Smart
Heated Wing MirrorYes
-
LED DRLsYesYes
LED HeadlightsYesYes
LED TaillightsYesYes
LED Fog LampsYesYes
Additional Features
Glossy Black Upper Grille,Front Panel : Chrome surrounded Glossy Black Chevrons + Chrome animation for Barrettes,Body Side Molding - Including Fender,Colour Pack (DARK CHROME OR ANODISED ENERGIC BLUE Based on Body Colour) : Front Bumper / Side Airbump,Glossy Black Outsider Rear View Mirror,Satin Chrome - Window C Signature,Chrome Dual Exhaust Pipes,Roof Bars - Glossy Black with Matt Black Insert,Two Tone Diamond-Cut 'PULSAR' Alloy Wheels,3D LED Rear Lamps,LED High Mount Stop Lamp, LED Vision Headlamps
Boarding spot lamps (OSRVM), Front doors ŠKODA welcome logo projection, Driver side external mirror and rear windscreen defogger with timer, Automatically diing interior mirror and driver side external rear view mirror , Rear fog light, High level third brake LED light, LED tail lights with crystalline elements and dynamic turn indicators, Adaptive front LED headlamps with crystalline elements and LED turn indicators, Body colour - bumpers, external mirrors housing and door handles, 'Laurin & Klement' inscription on front fenders, Chrome trim on lower air dam in front bumper, Chrome side window frames, Chrome surround for radiator grille
Tyre Size
235/55 R18
205/55 R17
Tyre Type
Tubeless,Radial
Tubeless, Radial
Wheel Size
-
-
Alloy Wheel Size
18
17
Safety
Anti Lock Braking SystemYesYes
Brake Assist
-
Yes
Central LockingYesYes
Power Door LocksYesYes
Child Safety LocksYesYes
Anti Theft Alarm
-
Yes
No Of Airbags
6
8
Driver AirbagYesYes
Passenger AirbagYesYes
Side Airbag FrontYesYes
Side Airbag Rear
-
Yes
Day Night Rear View MirrorYes
Auto
Passenger Side Rear View MirrorYesYes
Halogen Headlamps
-
No
Rear Seat BeltsYesYes
Seat Belt WarningYesYes
Door Ajar Warning
-
Yes
Traction ControlYes
-
Adjustable SeatsYesYes
Tyre Pressure MonitorYesYes
Engine Immobilizer
-
Yes
Crash SensorYesYes
Centrally Mounted Fuel Tank
-
Yes
Engine Check WarningYesYes
Automatic HeadlampsYes
-
EBDYesYes
Electronic Stability ControlYesYes
Advance Safety Features
Passenger Airbag Deactivation Function,Curtain Airbags,Coffee Break Alert,Electric Parking Brake,Perimeter, Volumetric and Tilt Alarm
IBUZZ FATIGUE ALERT, Emergency triangle in the luggage compartment, Dual-tone warning horn, Two Isofix child-seat preparations on outer rear seats, Underbody protective cover and Rough Road Package, Curtain airbags, EDS (Electronic Differential Lock), ASR (Anti Slip Regulation). MKB (Multi Collision Brake),HBA (Hydraulic Brake Assist),Electromechanical parking brake with Auto Hold Function,Fuel supply cut-off in a crash,Engine iobiliser with floating code system with central locking controls on front centre console,Anti Theft Alarm with interior Monitoring, Rear view camera with washer and dynamic guidelines, Door-open indicator, Central infotainment system with proximity sensor and touch slider for volume control, Hands-free Parking
Follow Me Home HeadlampsYes
-
Rear CameraYesYes
Anti Pinch Power Windows
All
All
Speed Sensing Auto Door Lock
-
Yes
Isofix Child Seat MountsYesYes
Pretensioners And Force Limiter SeatbeltsYes
-
Blind Spot MonitorYes
-
Hill Descent ControlYes
-
Hill AssistYesYes
Impact Sensing Auto Door UnlockYes
-
Entertainment & Communication
RadioYesYes
Mirror Link
-
Yes
Speakers FrontYesYes
Speakers RearYesYes
Integrated2DINAudioYesYes
Wireless Phone ChargingYesYes
USB And Auxiliary InputYes
-
Bluetooth ConnectivityYesYes
Touch ScreenYesYes
Touch Screen Size
10 Inch
10
Connectivity
Android Auto,Apple CarPlay,
Android Auto,Apple CarPlay,Mirror Link
Android AutoYesYes
Apple Car PlayYesYes
Number Of Speaker
6
8
Additional Features
Central 25.4cm Capacitive Touch Screen
12V power socket in the luggage compartment, 1 C-Type USB charger in IRVM, 2 C-Type USB chargers in front and rear center console, SmartLink(MirrorLink, Android auto, apple car play), MyŠKODA ConnectED
Warranty
Introduction DateNoNo
Warranty TimeNoNo
Warranty DistanceNoNo
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Pros and Cons

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    Citroen C5 Aircross

    • Quirky styling makes it stand out
    • Feels and looks premium inside and out
    • Most comfortable SUV of the lot
    • Smooth gearbox and powerful diesel engine
    • Gets updated features including a 10-inch touchscreen and wireless phone charging

    Skoda Octavia

    • Impressive balance of ride and handling
    • Powerful engine
    • Interior fit and finish, and quality
    • Super practical boot and cabin

    Citroen C5 Aircross

    • No petrol engine or 4x4 option
    • It’s a costly affair
    • Misses segment must-haves like ventilated front seats and a 360-degree camera

    Skoda Octavia

    • Price
    • Missing some premium features like a sunroof and ventilated seats
    • Lack of autonomous safety features
    • No diesel powertrain on offer

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