Citroen C5 Aircross to become costlier in India from January 2022
Citroën India, on Tuesday, announced a new price hike on its one and only offering in the country - the C5 Aircross SUV. The company informed in a recent press release that its C5 Aircross SUV will become costlier in India from January 1st, 2022.
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The French carmaker said that the effective price hike on its C5 Aircross SUV will be up to 3% on the existing ex-showroom prices of the car which is offered in Feel and Shine variants in the country. The company blamed the continued rise in the cost of commodities & Ocean Freight costs for the latest price hike.
This isn't the first price hike announcement on the C5 Aircross SUV as previously only in November, the company increased the price of its car by up to ₹1 lakh.
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Currently, the SUV has been priced from ₹31.30 lakh (ex-showroom) for the Feel variant and ₹32.80 lakh (ex-showroom) for the Shine variant. As per the company, both these prices will be up by as much as 3% from January 2022.
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Manufactured in India at the carmaker's CK Birla plant in Thiruvallur of Tamil Nadu, the Citroen C5 Aircross SUV competes with rivals like the Jeep Compass and Hyundai Tucson, and will also take on the upcoming Volkswagen Tiguan SUV as well.
Meanwhile, Citroen is also all set to introduce its second model in India. The carmaker has announced that it will soon launch the C3 SUV which is likely to compete in the sub-compact SUV segment featuring the likes of Nissan Magnite and Renault Kiger.