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Citroen C5 Aircross Vs New Mahindra Thar 2020 comparison

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Citroen C5 Aircross Price
  • New Mahindra Thar 2020
New Mahindra Thar 2020 Price
Ex-Showroom Price
New Delhi
₹ 29.9 Lakh
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₹ 9.8 Lakh
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Citroen C5 Aircross Vs New Mahindra Thar 2020 Comparison: Which Car is Better?

Trying to figure out which of these cars to buy? Compare the C5 Aircross Vs New Thar 2020 on carandbike to make an informed buying decision as to which car to buy in 2021. This comparison has been carried out on the basis of prices, engine specifications, mileage, and features of these cars.

C5 Aircross Vs New Thar 2020 – Which model is Cheapest?

The ex-showroom price of the Petrol New Mahindra Thar 2020 in New Delhi starts at ₹ 9.8 Lakh and goes up to ₹ 13.55 Lakh for the fully-loaded Petrol model. The base Diesel version of the New Mahindra Thar 2020 costs ₹ 10.85 Lakh, whereas the New Mahindra Thar 2020 Diesel top-end costs ₹ 13.75 Lakh. On the other hand, Citroen C5 Aircross price in New Delhi of base variant starts at ₹ 29.9 Lakh and goes up to Rs. ₹ 31.9 Lakh for range topping Diesel model.

SummaryCitroen C5 AircrossNew Mahindra Thar 2020
Price₹ 29.9 Lakh₹ 9.8 Lakh
Mileage18.60 Km/l15.20 Km/l
Power175 bhp150 bhp
Engine1997 CC1997 CC
Fuel TypeDieselPetrol

C5 Aircross Vs New Thar 2020 – Which gives Better Mileage?

As for the claimed fuel efficiency, the New Mahindra Thar 2020 base Petrol engine returns 15 Km/l, whereas the base diesel returns 13 Km/l. The Citroen C5 Aircross base Diesel returns 19 Km/l.

C5 Aircross Vs New Thar 2020 – Which has a Better Engine Efficiency?

In the powertrain department, the New Mahindra Thar 2020 gets 150 bhp Petrol engine and 130 bhp Diesel engine, whereas the Citroen C5 Aircross comes in 175 bhp Diesel engine.


Engine Type DW10FCMHawk 130
Displacement (CC) 1997 CC1997 CC
No Of Cylinder 4N/A
Power 175 bhp@3750 rpm150 bhp@5000 rpm
Torque 400 Nm@2000 rpm300 Nm@1250-3000 rpm
Drive Train FWDN/A


Length 4500 mm3985 mm
Width 2099 mm1820 mm
Height 1710 mm1500 mm
Wheelbase 2730 mm2450 mm
Ground Clearance N/AN/A
Boot Space 580 LN/A
Kerb Weight N/AN/A
Gross Weight N/AN/A
Front Track 1580 mm1520 mm
Rear Track 1610 mm1520 mm
Minimum Turning Radius 5.35 mN/A
No. Of Doors 55
Seating Capacity 56
Approach Angle N/A41.2 deg
Departure Angle N/A36 deg
Rampover Angle N/A26.2 deg
Water Wading Depth N/A650 mm


No. of gears Automatic6
Clutch Type N/AN/A
Rear Axle N/ASemi Floating with 4.3:1 Final Drive
Front Axle N/ASemi Floating with 4.3:1 Final Drive
Hub Lock N/AAutomatic
Transfer Case N/AManual Shift Part Time 4WD with High & Low Rduction Gear

Wheels & Tyres

Wheel Type Alloy WheelsR16 Heritage Steel Wheels
Tyre Type N/AAll Terrain Tyres
Front Tyre Size 235 / 55 R18245/75 R16
Rear Tyre Size 235 / 55 R18245/75 R16

Braking System

Front Brake Type DiscDisc
Rear Brake Type DiscDrum
Front Brakes Size N/A303 mm
Rear Brakes N/A282 mm


Front Suspension Macpherson Strut Suspension With Double Progressive Hydraulic Cushions - Compression And ReboundIndepndent Double Wishbone Front Suspension With Coil Over Damper & Stabiliser Bar
Rear Suspension Twist Beam Axle With Single Progressive Hydraulic Cushions - CompressionMultilink Solid Rear Axle With Coil Spring & Stabilisr Bar

Fuel Efficiency

Mileage City N/AN/A
Mileage Highway N/AN/A
Mileage 18.60 Km/l15.20 Km/l
Fuel Tank Capacity 52.557.0


Power Steering
Steering Type ElectricRack & Pinion Hydraulic Power Steering
Adjustable Power Steering


Performance 0 To 100 Kmph N/AN/A
Max Speed N/AN/A
MID Display in Instrument Cluster N/AMonochrome

Safety & Security

Passenger Airbagsticktick
Side Airbagstickcross
Electronic Brakeforce Distributioncrosstick
Brake Assistticktick
Hill Assisttickcross
Electronic Stability Programtickcross
Tractional Controltickcross
Engine Immobilizerticktick
Central Lockingticktick
Child Safety Lockticktick
Power Door Lockticktick
Automatic Headlampstickcross
Cornering Lightscrosscross
Turn Indicators On ORVMtickcross
Rear Wipertickcross
Rain Sensing Wiperstickcross
Headlight Washerscrosscross
Headlamp Beam Adjustertickcross
Blind Spot Information System (BLIS)tickcross
Coffee Break Alerttickcross
Curtain Airbagstickcross
Electric Child Lock - Rear Doortickcross
Follow Me Home Headlampstickcross
Isofix - Rear Side Seats w/Mountings On Front Passenger Seats tickcross
Manual Day-Night IRVMcrosstick
Panic Braking Signalcrosstick
Passenger Airbag Deactivation Switchcrosstick
Perimeter / Volumetric Alarmtickcross
Snow Chain Provision for Tyrescrosstick
Tyre Pressure Monitoring Systemtickcross
Vehicle Over-speed Warningcrosstick

Comfort & Convenience

Air ConditionerDual Zone Electronic Automatic Temperature Control-
Steering AdjustmentTilt & TelescopicTilt
Steering Mounted Audiotickcross
Paddle Shift--
Cruise Controltickcross
Power Outlets 12Vticktick
Rear Parking Sensorticktick
Rear Parking Cameratickcross
Electrically Adjustable Rear View Mirrortickcross
Push Start Stop Buttontickcross
Height Adjustable Driver Seattickcross
Lumbar Supporttickcross
Front Armresttickcross
Rear Armrestcrosscross
Front Cup Holderstickcross
Keyless Entrytickcross
Climate Controltickcross
2 USB Central Console - 1 Front & 1 Reartickcross
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 Seatstickcross
Bonnet Latchescrosstick
Bottle Holder in Front Doorscrosstick
Dashboard Grab Handle for Front Passengercrosstick
Double-Laminated Front Windows and Acoustic Windshield Glasstickcross
Driver And Front Passenger Seat: Back Pockettickcross
Electrochromic Inside Rear View Mirrortickcross
Front & Rear Seat Headrest (Incl. Center Seat) - Adjustable (2 - Ways) tickcross
Front Driver & Passenger Side Vanity Mirror - With Flap & Lamptickcross
Illuminated Key Ringcrosstick
Lockable Gloveboxcrosstick
One-Touch Electric Front And Rear Windows With Pinch Protectiontickcross
One-Touch Lane Change Indicatorcrosstick
Power Window Up / Down Using Remote Keytickcross
Rear AC Vents (2 - Ducts Left & Right)tickcross
Tailgate mounted Spare Wheelcrosstick
Tool Kit Organiser crosstick
Trunk Hookstickcross
Two-Tone Horntickcross


Light TypeLED-
Front Fog Lampstickcross
Rear Fog Lampstickcross
2 LED Rear Reading Lightstickcross
Centre Roof Lampcrosstick
Front Roof Lamp With Welcome LED Lighting And 2 LED Front Spot Lightstickcross
LED Mood Lights - Cluster & Cup Holderstickcross
LED Tail Lampscrosstick
Trunk Lighttickcross

Instrumentation & Communication

Distance To Emptyticktick
Average Fuel Efficiency Indicatorticktick
Seat Belt Warningticktick
Low Fuel Warningtickcross
Door Ajar Warningticktick
GPS Navigationtickcross
12.3 Inch Customisable TFT Instrument Displaytickcross
Brake Locking Differentialcrosstick
Electric Driveline Disconnect on Front Axlecrosstick
HVAC with Eco Modecrosstick
Mechanical Locking Differentialcrosstick
Removable Doors for Off-Road Usecrosstick
Tow Hitch Protectioncrosstick
Washable Floor with Drain Plugscrosstick
Welded Tow Hooks in Front & Rearcrosstick


Music Systemtick-
CD/DVD Playertickcross
Internal Memory-cross
USB Supporttickcross
Bluetooth Supporttickcross
Wheel Arch Claddingcrosstick


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