Citroen DS4 & DS5 will be launched at the Chinese car market on June 28

Published on May 24, 2012 by W.E. Ning

Citroen DS4 China

The Citroen DS4 and DS5 will both hit the China car market on June 28. Price for the DS4 will range from 250.000 to 300.000 yuan, the DS5 from 250.000 to 350.000 yuan. Very expensive indeed, the DS4 and DS5 will be imported until local production at the new Chang’an-PSA joint venture starts. That will however take at least one more year.

Citroen DS5 China

Question is whether selling bot cars as imports first is a smart move. Chinese car buyers will consider them very expensive and that image won’t go away easily. Furthermore, who will buy an import for so much money is a cheaper locally made car is on the way? It might work for very respected brands where buyers are willing to pay a premium to get it first, such as Audi and BMW, but for Citroen? Unlikely.

Citroen however does give it a shot, we will see how it ends up… Power! The DS4 gets a 1.6 with 118hp or a 1.6 turbo with 155hp, the DS5 only gets the 1.6 turbo, tuned to 163 hp. No diesels, no hybrids.

Via: Sohu.


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  1. Dennis- May 24, 2012 Reply

    Aren’t these pictures of the DS4 and DS5 instead of the C4 and C5?

  2. Tycho de Feyter- May 24, 2012 Reply



  3. jhns- May 25, 2012 Reply

    i have some potos of DS5 in China how to send it?

  4. Dennis- May 25, 2012 Reply

    Lets just hope you also will not get the EGS gearbox. I recently drove the DS5 with the EGS gearbox and it was a real dog to drive 🙁

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  6. brazil420sh- May 28, 2012 Reply

    350 thousand for a 1.6t 163hp? vw, ford, toyota, et al must be pooing their pants…

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