DS5 Makes Official Malaysian Debut; RM200k, 1.6 Turbo, 163hp

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DS5 Makes Official Malaysian Debut; RM200k, 1.6 Turbo, 163hp

Citroen’s premium spin-off sub-brand DS has made its official entry into Malaysia with the official launching of the all-new DS5 D-segment flagship. The vehicle is devoid of any Citroen badging to establish the DS brand’s standalone identity.

A 1.6-litre turbocharged petrol engine equips the DS5 with 163hp and 240Nm, which it deploys to the front wheels through a 6-speed automatic transmission. This setup gives the DS5 a claimed fuel consumption of 5.9 litres/100km and CO2 emissions of 135 g/km.

This sole 1.6 Turbo variant of the DS5 is priced at RM198,888 on-the-road with insurance.

In a segment typically populated by conservatively-styled sedans, the DS5 carries a more adventurous hatchback profile. A noteworthy design feature is the distinctive chromed blades that sweep backwards from the headlights along the edge of the front bonnet.

Key features available in the DS5 are as follows:

  • Auto xenon headlights, LED daytime running lights
  • Side mirror-mounted signal lights
  • Auto wipers
  • Touchscreen infotainment with phone mirror link
  • Denon Hi-Fi Audio: 6 speakers, subwoofer in boot
  • USB, iPod, Bluetooth connectivity
  • Dual zone air-conditioning
  • Heads-up display
  • Keyless entry, engine start button
  • Electric front seat adjustment with memory
  • Parking sensors: front and rear
  • Electronic parking brake
  • 18-inch alloy wheels
  • 6 airbags
  • ABS, EBD, Brake Assist
  • Electronic stability control

The DS5 is offered with a selection of five exterior colours – Artense Grey, Noir Perla Nera, Bleu Encre, Pearl White, and Whisper Purple. Customers can also choose between two different cabin colours – Basalt black and Sand Beige.

Aftersales of the DS5 is covered by a 5-year / 120,000km warranty with 24-hour roadside assistance. Owners also get exclusive access to the Naza Sky Lounge at Subang Airport.



Kon

Kon

Prefering his cars to come with four disc brakes, independent rear suspension, and manual transmission, Kon prioritizes mechanical sophistication over outward appeal. Admires cars built to exceed the sum of their parts and appreciates vehicles engineered with integrity.


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