The new DS5 goes on sale on the 1st July priced from £26,980 for the entry level THP 165 S&S EAT6 auto Elegance.
The DS5 is the flagship model of the DS range which has split from Citroen, as a Different Sprit premium brand.
The DS5 is available in trim choices, Elegance & Prestige, there is also a 1955 Limited Edition is celebrate the sixth anniversary of the first DS model back in 1955.
The Elegance is equipped with keyless entry, all-around electric windows, digital air conditioning, LED daytime running lights, auto lights and wipers, cockpit roof with 3-part glass roof and electric sunblinds. Satellite navigation, DAB radio tuner, mirror link and Bluetooth with streaming and hands free phone facility.
The Prestige editions add to the Elegance spec with DS Connect Box / DS eTouch Emergency & Assistance systems, carpet mats, Black Leather Park with electric driver’s seat. Plus reversing camera, DS LED Vision with Xenon headlights and scrolling indicators, blind spot monitoring, interior mood lighting, and front and rear parking sensors (rear on Elegance).
The DS5 1955 Limited Edition is finished in Ink Blue with bespoke badging and is based on the Elegance spec with ‘Criollo’ semi-aniline ‘watch strap’ leather seats and DS LED Vision headlights. It is powered by the BlueHDi 150 S&S 6-speed manual powertrain, which according to official data is capable of 68.9 mpg on the combined cycle with CO2 emissions of 105 g/km.
There is a choice of five engines; the petrol option is the THP 165 with S&S and EAT6 automatic transmission.
There are three diesels units with the choice of 120, 150 or 180hp outputs. The 120 and 150hp models come with a 6-speed manual gearbox with the 180hp coupled to the 6-speed EAT6 automatic transmission.
There is a DS 5 Hybrid 4x4 200, a diesel hybrid powered by 200hp diesel motor powering the front wheels and an electric motor on the rear axle. There is a choice of four drive modes, Auto, Zero Emission Vehicle (ZEV), four-wheel drive (front wheels powered by the combustion engine and rear wheels powered by the electric motor) and Sport (maximum use of the electric motor in parallel with the combustion engine).
DS5 Prices (2015)
|Elegance||THP 165 S&S EAT6 auto||136||£26,980|
|BlueHDi 120 S&S 6-speed manual||104||£25,980|
|BlueHDi 150 S&S 6-speed manual||105||£27,140|
|BlueHDi 180 S&S EAT6 auto||114||£29,620|
|Hybrid 4x4 200||103||£32,470|
|1955 Edition||BlueHDi 150 S&S 6-speed manual||105||£29,600|
|Prestige||BlueHDi 150 S&S 6-speed manual||105||£29,560|
|BlueHDi 180 S&S EAT6 auto||114||£32,040|
|Hybrid 4x4 200||103||£34,890|