The flagship of the range of French carmaker 2018-2019 Citroen DS5 model has a classic design, peculiar only to the premium sport-line DS.
At first glance, you can get lost in the variety of all kinds of elements and lines.
But then the picture becomes integral.
We can only marvel at the ability of the French to create masterpieces.
Because of this “advanced” design many motorists “lost” – on the one hand 2018-2019 Citroen DS5 large, and on the other – a compact.
So, is it – compact van, station wagon or coupe business?
In the data sheet indicated “hatchback”.
The car has a bright line, which have in common with a coupe body.
We clearly see the window sills line that rises, and vice versa – the line of the roof, which is omitted.
This silhouette and looks fast.
High body and rather big dimensions – that’s what confuses perception.
Despite the fact that in its size 2018-2019 Citroen DS5 belongs to the class of D, it was built on the model of C4 platform, rather than C5.
Here’s a he, with great swollen wings, with a complex shape bumper, at the same time solid and extravagant, car-puzzle that we try to solve.
It is clear that the chrome parts for status, elements of complex geometric shapes for modern, wing for sporting and two rear exhaust pipe for the power of the experience.
Although, in fact, there is a pipe, the second pipe – it’s just a beautiful sham.
Apparently, the French engineers have created a lounge-like cockpit with supercar situation.
All items 2018-2019 Citroen DS5 interior original, review and study them can be infinite.
The center console is focused on the driver, and a massive central tunnel separates his workplace from the passenger.
Throughout buttons, buttons and button.
At first glance, their abundance of a few scares, but it’s not so bad, thanks to the clear piktorgammam them easy to understand.
Oddly shaped window control buttons are located on the right, similar to the control unit shutters panoramic roof is mirrored ceiling.
Hatchback 2018-2019 Citroen DS5 features even SOS alarm technology in the event of an accident.
In general, the equipment of the car is at the highest level.
There are a lot of things – light and rain sensors, adaptive lights keyless access to the interior, 2-zone climate control, communication via Bluetooth, multimedia system with 7 inch display, a navigation system and a number of other options.
In addition, the display shows the image from a rear view camera.
The compartments for bottles are illuminated.
Besides the traditional glove box, located on the center console surround box armrest, which is cooled.
The quality of interior trim materials meet the highest requirements of the premium.
Leather seats not only look beautiful because of the kind of weaving, but also well profiled.
In addition, there are adjustable headrests, lumbar support, heating and massage.
The pronounced lateral support firmly holds the driver during cornering and adjustable lumbar support to withstand even a very long trip.
Planting tall, sit down, as if in a real SUV.
Fairly long wheelbase 2018-2019 Citroen DS5 hatchback can accommodate 5 people in the cabin, while the second row is quite a lot of leg room.
You can say that belonging to the middle class 2018-2019 Citroen DS5 is well suited to the role of the family car.
The rear seat is roomy, the trunk volume is sufficient (almost polkubometra) and it loads easily.
The hatchback has the ability to transform the passenger compartment, so that when folded rear seats, luggage compartment capacity exceeds 1,200 liters.
An interesting detail of the engine in the car, and Button Factory right before your eyes leaves transparent small screen, which displays the speed information.
The clear dashboard is decorated with chrome and illuminated with white light.
However, while driving on it do not look, because the necessary information is displayed on the screen.
One of the drawbacks of the sports car can be considered a lack of visibility.
For beauty comes at a price “dead” zones in the A-pillars and narrow rear window.
However, when maneuvering in reverse major problems arise – to help the driver to come to parking sensors and a rearview camera.
Under the hood 2018-2019 Citroen DS5 hatchback test was installed diesel 2-liter turbocharged power unit with changeable geometry.
Its capacity is 163 horsepower.
The car accelerates from zero to 100 kilometers per hour in 8.8 seconds, while its owner pleasing modest “appetite”.
In the city a little less than 8 -th liters per “hundred” kilometers on the track a little more than 5 liters ti.
The maximum speed of the model reaches 215 kilometers per hour ti.
It can and not enough for a supercar, but enough for the quality of our roads.
In sport mode 2018-2019 Citroen DS5 becomes more gambling, but this mode is suitable for those who are not particularly pay attention to fuel consumption.
On a straight section of acceleration coming out smooth and confident. 6 A range automatic transmission is well and quickly versed in the selection of the required transfer.
With increasing speed and increases the force on the steering wheel that allows you to feel more confident during the passage of high-speed cornering.
That is quite logical for sports models, but not the typical serial Sitroen, it’s stiffer suspension.
Hatchback 2018-2019 Citroen DS5 does not heel, not swinging, going to “collect” and confidently holds the road – it relates to the merits of such a suspension, and the lack of – feel all the flaws of the roadway.
A bit of history, the abbreviation DS appeared in the model lineup 2018-2019 Citroen company back in 1955-th year.
And this index belonged car that changed the presentation of the contemporary design of the machine, its comfort and technical perfection.
When DS19 debuted at the Paris Motor Show, the press called him a car ahead of time.
During the auto show it has been collected about 80 thousand applications ti on this car, which was higher than the production capacity of the company at that time.
Recall that the cost of 2018-2019 Citroen DS5 on the Russian market will start with a mark of 1.119 million rubles.