2022 Hyundai Tucson Vs Citroen C5 Aircross – Spec Comparison

The Jeep Compass-rivaling Hyundai Tucson is one of the most practical and VFM offerings in the Indian market

Hyundai launched the new Tucson in India a few days ago to offer a feature-rich and practical package for buyers looking for something that is larger and better than the Hyundai Ceta in the Indian market. The new Tucson takes on the rivals like the Jeep Compass, Citroen C5 Aircorss, etc. The Korean carmaker is currently offering the new Tucson with two engine options and is currently taking bookings for the car in India. Having said this, if you are also planning to buy a new premium SUV in the market, here is a detailed 2022 Hyundai Tucson vs Citroen C5 Aircross spec comparison that you should check out.

2022 Hyundai Tucson Vs Citroen C5 Aircross Design And Dimensions

hyundai tucson vs Citroen C5 aircross

The Tucson is significantly longer than the Citroen C5 Aircross and measures 4630 mm in length, 1865 mm in width, and 1665 mm in height. The wheelbase stands at 2755 mm and is 25 mm longer than the C5 Aircross. Tucson also boasts a premium and elegant design language that gives it a strong road presence. The front profile is dominated by the signature Hyundai grille flanked by LED DRLs on either end complements by sleek headlights. The rear too features a similar look and falls in line with the Sensual Sportiness design language that is also offered with other global SUVs in the brand’s portfolio.

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The Citroen C5 on the other hand offers a fresh and quirky design language that not only looks premium but is also different from most of its rivals. The fit-finish levels are better than segment standards. For those wondering, the C5 Aircross measures 4500 mm in length, 1969 mm in width, and 1710 mm in height. A detailed comparison is given below in the table:

Hyundai Tucson Citroen C5 Aircross
4630 mm 4500 mm
1865 mm 1969 mm
1665 mm 1710 mm
2755 mm 2730 mm
Ground clearance
NA 230 mm
Boot Space
NA 580 ltr

Engine, Gearbox, and Performance

The Hyundai Tucson is offered with two engine options – 2.0L petrol and 2.0L diesel. The petrol engine churns out 155 hp and has a peak torque output of 192 Nm. This engine comes mated to a 6-speed automatic torque converter gearbox. The second engine happens to be the 2.0L VGT turbo diesel that churns out 185 hp and has a maximum torque output of 416 Nm. This is only available with an 8-speed automatic gearbox. Performance from both these motors is great and so are the refinement levels.

Also Read: 2022 Hyundai Tucson Vs Jeep Compass Spec Comparison

hyundai tucson vs Citroen C5 aircross

The Citroen C5 Aircross on the other hand is only available with a single engine option that includes a 2.0L diesel engine. This engine boasts a peak power and torque output of 177 hp and 400 Nm respectively while it comes mated to an 8-speed automatic gearbox only. The performance of this motor is great and is comparable to that of the Hyundai Tucson. A detailed spec comparison is given below in the table:

Hyundai Tucson Citroen C5 Aircross
Engine 2.0L NU Petrol/2.0L R VGT Diesel 2.0L Turbo Diesel
Max. Power 155 hp @ 6200 rpm/185 hp @ 4000 rpm 177 hp
Max. Torque 192 Nm @ 4500 rpm/416 Nm @ 2000 rpm 400 Nm
Transmission 6-speed AT/8-Speed AT 8-speed AT
Emission Norm BS6 BS6

Final Verdict

The Hyundai Tucson is one of the finest offerings in the premium mid-size SUV segment and delivers a comfortable, spacious, and feature-rich package to buyers. The Tucson is not only offered with a practical cabin but in addition to this, also offers wider powertrain options to the buyers. This Korean SUV is further backed by a dependable and extensive after-sales network in India that gives it an edge over many of its rivals. The Citroen C5 Aircross on the other hand is the most comfortable SUV in the segment and boasts an extremely sophisticated suspension setup. Moreover, the C5 Aircross also offers a better in-cabin experience and better quality levels that help it score more points when compared to Tucson. However, if you are looking for an easy-to-maintain, reliable, and no-nonsense SUV, it is the Hyundai Tucson that you should consider in this segment.

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Nitin Kadian

Nitin Kadian

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An engineer by education and a motorhead by heart, he loves spending time behind the wheels. In the age of SUVs and crossovers, he still adores old-school low-slung sedans and drools over the Mustang '69.