Citroën is providing a brand new, extra accessible plug-in hybrid with a brand new model on the C5 Aircross that mixes the 150 hp (110 kW) PureTech gasoline engine with an 81 kW electrical engine for a mixed energy of 180 hp. This model is predicated on an optimized next-generation 12.4 kWh battery consisting of 84 cells, which offers as much as 58 km (36 miles) of electrical driving.
The C5 Aircross Plug-in Hybrid 180 e-EAT8 enhances the 225 e-EAT8 Plug-in Hybrid model, which has been upgraded. Its vary in ZEV mode has been elevated by nearly 15% to as much as 64 km (39 miles). It makes use of a next-generation 14.2 kWh battery made up of 96 cells.
The C5 X Plug-in Hybrid 225 e-EAT8 has additionally had its vary elevated by 15% to 63 km due to enhancements to its battery administration.
180 e-EAT8 Plug-In Hybrid Engine. Citroën has made a brand new 180 e-EAT8 Plug-in Hybrid engine out there to order on the C5 Aircross, which enhances the prevailing 225 e-EAT8 Plug-in Hybrid. Changing the PureTech 180 gasoline model, this new model performs a key function within the model’s vitality transition, by providing a extra environmentally pleasant electrical different. It additionally displays Citroën’s ambition to make this new know-how extra accessible by advertising a extra inexpensive model.
The C5 Aircross Plug-in Hybrid 180 e-EAT8 combines a 150 hp 1.6 PureTech gasoline engine with an 81 kW electrical engine, producing mixed energy of 180 hp for 360 N·m. This engine is paired with the most recent technology e-EAT8 computerized gearbox.
This powertrain is mixed with a next-generation 12.4 kWh battery (11.3 kWh of useable energy) made up of with 84 cells (41 Ah). Leveraging a brand new sort of chemistry, this optimized battery additionally makes the hybrid provide extra enticing. It will probably cowl distances of as much as 58 km (WLTP cycle) in 100% electrical mode. It may be charged in about 1 hour 45 minutes utilizing a 7.4 kW charger. Its lightest model emits solely 35 g/km of CO2.
15% extra vary on the 225 e-EAT8 Plug-In Hybrid. In addition to introducing the brand new model, Citroën has improved its 225 e-EAT8 Plug-in Hybrid providing on the C5 Aircross and C5 X, combining a 180hp 1.6 PureTech gasoline engine with an 81 kW electrical engine for mixed energy of 225hp.
The vary of those plug-in hybrids in ZEV mode has been elevated by greater than 15%—from 55 km to 64 km on the C5 Aircross and from 55 km to 63 km on the C5 X.
By adopting the Euro 6.4 customary, the C5 Aircross adopts a brand new technology of battery that includes a brand new chemistry, which will increase energy from 13.2 kWh to 14.2 kWh (12.9 kWh of precise energy), with the identical variety of cells: 96 (with the variety of cells rising from 38 Ah to 41 Ah). Its lightest model emits solely 28 g/km of CO2 (WLTP mixed cycle).
On the C5 X, the battery stays unchanged at 12.4 kWh (11.3 kWh of precise energy) and is made up of 84 cells (every 41 Ah). The enhancements will be attributed to a change in the way in which during which the battery’s minimal cost threshold is managed with the switch-over to Euro 6.4, which permits higher battery administration for better vary in ZEV mode and decreased CO2 emissions. Its lightest model emits solely 27 g/km of CO2 (WLTP mixed cycle).
The C5 Aircross Plug-in Hybrid 225 and the C5 X Plug-in Hybrid 225 will be charged in lower than 2 hours with a 7.4 kW charger.