Insurance groups range from 1 to 50 and dictates the cost of the vehicles insurance. The higher the group, the higher the insurance will be for the vehicle.
BHP rates the engine performance of vehicles and stands for the brake horsepower.
CO2 is the amount of carbon dioxide emitted by the vehicle in grams per kilometre travelled, the lower the CO2 emissions the cleaner the vehicle is for the environment.
The total number of seats in the vehicle.
Number Of Seats
Road Tax is based upon the CO2 emissions of the vehicle and is split into 13 bands from A to M. The higher the letter the greater the cost of tax paid to drive the vehicle on public roads. In addition to the road tax detailed below, any vehicle that had a manufacturers retail price in excess of £40,000 when first sold, attracts a road tax supplement of an additional £310 per year. This is charged until the vehicle is 6 years old.
"This vehicle is our very own demonstrator with plenty of specification and massive discount from new RRP."
Derek Webb, General Manager
|Automatic rain sensing wipers|
|Electric front windows|
|Rear electric windows|
|One touch electric front/rear windows|
|Dark tinted rear windows|
|Laminated acoustic side glass|
|Automatic rear wiper|
|EBD + Brake Assist|
|Hill start assist|
|Electronic parking brake|
|Rear parking sensor|
|Front parking sensors|
|Blind spot monitoring|
|Cruise control + speed limiter|
|DS connect box emergency assist system|
|Keyless entry and start|
|Electric fuel filler flap|
|Remote tailgate/boot release|
|7" touch screen|
|Multi function trip computer|
|DS Connect Nav with voice control, mirror link and apple car play|
|Electric adjustable/heated/folding door mirrors|
|Auto dimming rear view mirror|
|Gloss black door mirrors with chrome base|
|Instrument surround in leather|
|DAB Digital radio|
|Steering wheel mounted controls|
|Audio remote control|
|Auxiliary input socket|
|Bluetooth audio streaming|
|Exterior Body Features|
|Three part fixed panoramic roof with individual electric sunblinds|
|Body coloured bumpers|
|Twin chrome exhaust tailpipes|
|Gloss black rear bumper insert|
|Gloss black front bumper insert|
|Chrome side rubbing strips|
|Body colour door handles with chrome inserts|
|Body colour door handles with chrome trim|
|Auto high beam|
|'Guide me home' headlamps|
|LED daytime running lights|
|Cornering front fog lights|
|LED vision with xenon headlights|
|Dual zone climate control|
|Leather steering wheel with chrome inserts|
|Rake/reach adjustable steering wheel|
|Leather and chrome gear knob|
|Rear coat hooks|
|Rear centre armrest/ski flap|
|Front console cup holders|
|Scuff plates on door sills|
|Illuminated air conditioned glovebox|
|Front armrest with storage box|
|Rear centre armrest with cupholder|
|Front and rear door pockets|
|Leather gear knob|
|Interior mood lighting|
|Front and rear reading lights|
|LED reading lights|
|3x3 point rear seatbelts|
|Tyre pressure monitor|
|Front lateral airbags|
|Front seatbelt pretensioners with force limiters|
|Tyre pressure sensor|
|Child locks on rear windows|
|Front passenger airbag deactivation|
|Isofix child seat attachment|
|Front head restraints|
|Folding rear seats|
|Height adjustable front seats|
|2 front seat back pockets|
|Split folding rear seats|
|Isofix rear child seat preparation|
|Perimetric and volumetric anti theft alarm|
|Automatic boot locking|
|Automatic door locking|
|Remote central locking + deadlocks|
|Locking wheel bolts|
|Wheels - Spare|
|Tyre repair kit|
The specification listed for this vehicle was standard when purchased new. The actual specification may vary, for confirmation, please contact our sales department.
This DS5 loses its previous Citroen branding and gets a facelift, a revised interior and some efficiency tweaks. Will this be enough to turn round the fortunes of one of the market's most underrated and undiscovered gems?
Citroen is looking to do something a bit different with the DS brand. It's trying to spin it off as a stand alone entity, separating it from the Citroen badge entirely in the minds of customers. This is easier said than done. Lexus and Infiniti are usually thought of as the luxury arms of Toyota and Nissan respectively and they never had to overcome years of being sold as Toyota Lexuses or Nissan Infinitis first. The DS5 is the flagship model in this brave new DS world and it's been facelifted and updated to help it branch out anew. Now we loved the original Citroen DS5, despite a nagging realisation that UK buyers in this price category were disappointingly weak when it comes to resisting the pull of a premium German badge. The latest car looks to reassert its credentials in a tough market.
The DS5 is offered with a choice of no fewer than five powerplants. The most exotic is the Hybrid 4x4, which ditches the old Hybrid4 tag but retains the 200PS diesel hybrid tech. Petrol options include the THP 165, which comes with start-stop technology and is mated to a six-speed automatic transmission. As the name suggests, it develops 165PS at 6000rpm and 240Nm of torque. Go diesel and the BlueHDi 120, 150 and 180 engines are sure to offer something to tempt. The BlueHDi 120 develops 120PS and 300Nm and is offered with a six-speed manual transmission, with a six-speed auto having also been developed for the car. The mid-range BlueHDi 150 diesel variant develops 150PS and 370Nm from just 2,000rpm, but the gem is the top BlueHDi 180 unit. This auto-only model is able to polish off the sprint to 62mph in 9.2 seconds and keep going to 137mph. It would probably be a little quicker than that if it was fitted with a twin-clutch gearbox, but instead it makes do with an older-tech six-speed auto which actually suits the nature of the car really well. It's not a sporting thing, although the 400Nm of torque on tap from just 2,000rpm means it'll feel really strong in the mid-range. The suspension has been revised to better suit British roads, the stiff springing on early DS5 models having provoked grumbles that the ride quality was never quite as cosseting as many expected from a big Citroen. This version gets revised PLV (pre-loaded valve) shock absorbers to help reduce floatiness at higher speeds.
The styling updates aren't too dramatic, but serve to remind us what a striking-looking car the DS5 really is. The front end introduces some of the styling themes of the DS3 model and the revised grille features a DS logo in place of the traditional Citroen chevron. The headlights are different too, with xenon and LED options, while the light pods incorporate scrolling indicators. The bonnet panel has also been re-profiled, flowing into a set of chrome 'sabres' that run from the tips of the headlights to the front windows. At the back, there are tail pipes incorporated into a revised rear bumper assembly and shaper-looking tail lamp clusters. We were big fans of the original DS5 interior, but this one moves the game forward with fewer buttons of the fascia thanks to a touchscreen media system. As before, there are some beautifully ornate seats on the options list, plus the latest 'watch strap' upholstery is available in two-tone black and deep blue, along with new 'DS monogramme' trim on the doors and central console. The most symbolic interior feature is the roof. With its three light wells, the ceiling of this car creates a unique ambience that can be tailored to individual requirements, day or night. The main controls are grouped on two centrally positioned consoles, one at a low level near the gear selector and one overhead.
Expect pricing in the £26,000 to £35,000 bracket, with the HDi 120 models opening proceedings and the Hybrid 4x4 200 model topping the range. Spec-wise, expect to find features like keyless go, cruise control, electric windows all-round, air conditioning and Bluetooth on entry-level trims. A whole host of advanced safety tech is available for the DS5. For example, a blind spot monitoring system joins a range of existing equipment including a lane departure warning function, automatic high beam control, turning headlights that work with the static cornering lighting to optimise illumination, hill-start assist, stability control, intelligent traction control, a reversing camera and a head-up display. This car also sets high standards in terms of comfort, with electric memory and massaging front seats, heated door mirrors, an electrochromatic interior mirror, ambient lighting, dual-zone automatic air conditioning and a Denon Hi-Fi system.
Some might feel that spending over thirty grand on a French luxury car is about as sensible a fiscal decision as buying up Saddam dinars but let's consider the decision rationally. If you were looking at spending around £27,000 on a DS5 BlueHDi 150, what would the alternatives from the premium marques be? You'd be looking at low-level diesel Audi A4 and BMW 3 Series models, specifically the 316d SE and the A4 2.0 TDI ultra. We crunched the numbers for the old car and over three years and covering 36,000 miles, the BMW would work out costing 66.5 pence per mile when fuel, servicing, insurance, taxation and depreciation were taken into account and the Audi 67.5 pence per mile. The DS5? It would be right there with the premium brands, at under 70 pence per mile. The kicker? With the BMW, you're pedalling around a car with a manual gearbox with just 116PS yet it can still only match the economy figure of the 150PS DS5 (68.9mpg). Given that the running costs are so close, do you really want to spend three years in an under-powered, under-equipped German model or a punchy French car with all the toys? In a rational world, this should not be a difficult decision. Emissions are well in check across the range, with the BlueHDi 180 emitting a mere 114g/km and the BlueHDi 120 104g/km. The champ here is clearly the 103g/km diesel Hybrid 4x4.
Carpet mats, Automatic rain sensing wipers, ABS, Bluetooth system, Rear parking sensor, Keyless entry and start, Analogue clock, Electric adjustable/heated/folding door mirrors, Instrument surround in leather...
|0 to 60 mph (secs)|
|0 to 62 mph (secs)||9.2|
|Engine Power - BHP||180|
|Engine Power - KW||133|
|Engine Power - PS|
|Engine Power - RPM||3750|
|Engine Torque - LBS.FT||295|
|Engine Torque - MKG||49|
|Engine Torque - NM||400|
|Engine Torque - RPM||2000|
|Emissions - ICE|
|CO2 (g/km)||117 (g/km)|
|Standard Euro Emissions||EURO 6|
|Fuel Consumption - ICE|
|EC Combined (mpg)||62.8|
|EC Directive 1999/100/EC Applies|
|EC Extra Urban (mpg)||68.9|
|EC Urban (mpg)||54.3|
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PCP (Personal Contract Purchase) a simple cost effective way to buy your new or nearly new
You choose the car, the deposit, how long you want the contract to run for and the mileage you intend to do. You will then receive a quote for fixed cost motoring for the length of the contract. At the end of the contract you have a choice to either buy the car outright for an agreed lump sum (the GFV or final balloon payment), or hand the vehicle back to the lender.
Hire Purchase allows you to take ownership of a car once all payments are made.
This is one of the most popular methods to buy a new vehicle. You pay an initial deposit, then pay off the balance in monthly payments over an agreed period of time, when the payments are complete the car is yours.
One of the main benefits with Hire Purchase is the ability to buy a high value vehicle on
Hire Purchase allows you to tailor your finance package as deposit, length of time and monthly payments are all flexible.
Personal contract hire is very similar to normal contract hire, but is exclusively for
private individuals. This
is one of the most common form of leasing.
With a personal contract hire agreement you take control of a car for a contractual period – usually referred to as the ‘lease period’. You will make fixed monthly payments for the duration of the contract – when the contract expires you will simply return the car and take out a new personal contract hire lease. PCH means you never have to worry about resale values of your car.
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