Citroen C5 III Crosstourer 2.0 HDi 163HP manual vs Lexus IS III 250 207HP automatic

Citroen C5 III Crosstourer 2.0 HDi 163HP manual

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17 reasons for

Citroen C5 III Crosstourer, model available from 2007.
It has 2.0 HDi 163HP diesel engine produced from 2014.
Drive on the front axle has manual, 6 speed gearbox.

12 reasons for

Lexus IS III, model available from 2013.
It has 250 207HP ic petrol engine produced from 2013.
Drive on the rear axle has automatic gearbox.

Lexus IS III 250 207HP automatic
Citroen

17 reasons for Citroen C5 III Crosstourer 2.0 HDi 163KM manual in comparison to Lexus IS III 250 207HP automatic

Reasons for
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Average consumption

5.2 > 8.6 l
The fuel economy is distinctly to Citroen C5 III Crosstourer 2.0 HDi 163HP manual's advantage. This vehicle burns 40 % less oil in the combined cycle than the Lexus IS III. Bear in mind that average fuel consumption in the mixed cycle for the large family cars class, in which the Citroen C5 III Crosstourer is classified, equals to 7.7 l whereas the Citroen C5 III Crosstourer burns up by 33 % less fuel than the average.
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Maximal torque

340 > 252 Nm
Thanks to 88 Nm greater torque, the engine of the Citroen C5 III Crosstourer 2.0 HDi 163HP manual distinctly better transmits power to the wheels than the Lexus IS III 250 207HP automatic. This, in turn, have a positive impact on a car's acceleration.
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Trunk capacity

533 > 481 l
If you need a vehicles by which you could set of for travels, which could load more luggage , take the Citroen C5 III. The Lexus has by 11 % smaller luggage compartment in relation to the Lexus so probably you would be able to take with you one small parcel less. Assessing the boot also pay attention to its dimensions which have substantial effect on loading possibility .
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Maximal torque RPM

2,005 > 4,800 revolutions/minute
This big difference results from the fact that both vehicles are equipped with different engines. The Citroen has the diesel engine while the Lexus is equipped with the petrol engine. Taking into consideration different kinds of engines, comparing this characteristic is pointless.
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Range

1,392 > 767 km
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Fuel tank

70 > 65 l
In this category it is the Citroen which can contain 5 liters more fuel compared with the Lexus. The medium fuel container capacity in the large family cars segment, which is represented by the Citroen C5 III, is 63 liters, whereas in middle class (represented by the Lexus IS III) it amounts to 63 l.
8

Maximum load capacity

643 > 535 kg
6

Length

4,830 > 4,665 mm
The Citroen C5 III Crosstourer 2.0 HDi 163HP manual is 4 % longer than the Lexus. Long vehicles have more interior space and also have more storage space. Although the Citroen C5 III Crosstourer 2.0 HDi 163HP manual seems to be better pick for families or persons who love the idea of comfortable rides that make them feel fresh and relaxed upon arriving, the Lexus IS III 250 207HP automatic may be more appropriate to the young because it will not make problems with parking and will be easier for turning in narrow streets.
4

Rear track

1,560 > 1,553 mm
3

Number of doors

5 > 4
A 5-door car generally means a hatchback and as a result the Citroen C5 III Crosstourer 2.0 HDi 163HP manual, where you can open up the boot lid and fold flat the back seats giving more space for cargo, has an advantage on the four-door Lexus IS III which is less comfortable to load and unload baggage.
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Height

1,483 > 1,428 mm
The higher a car is, the better is the comfort of getting in to it and greater possibility of carrying big amount of luggage to it. The difference between these two cars at the level of 4 % to the advantage of the Citroen C5 III Crosstourer 2.0 HDi 163HP manual is small and should not be really noticeable.
0

Maximal power RPM

3,750 > 6,400 revolutions/minute
0

Payload

2,238 > 2,092 kg
0

Front track

1,586 > 1,537 mm
0

Width with outside mirrors

2,096 > 2,027 mm
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Rear overhang

962 > 1,033 mm
0

Curb weight

1,595 > 1,558 kg

Lexus

12 reasons for Lexus IS III 250 207KM automat in comparison to Citroen C5 III Crosstourer 2.0 HDi 163HP manual

Reasons for
135

Maximal power

207 > 163 hp
The Lexus IS III 250 207HP automatic comes with petrol which produce by 27 % more horsepower over the the engine of the Citroen C5 III Crosstourer, transforming the car to a much more sporty character. It should be googd car for drivers who would like to feel thrill of drive a sports car.
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Acceleration 0-100 km/h

8.1 > 9.3 s
A small difference in the amount of 1.2 s shows that the Citroen is the worst car of these two . In the „large family cars segment, being represented by the Citroen C5 III Crosstourer 2.0 HDi 163HP manual, the medium acceleration is 9.9 s and is by 6 percent lower than this of Citroen car.
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Top speed

225 > 210 km/h
The maximum speed of the Lexus is higher as compared to this of the Citroen C5 III Crosstourer 2.0 HDi 163HP manual which allows to cover the same distance on the highway in shorter period of time. The difference that amounts to 15 kilometers per hour is little and is imperceptible in daily driving.
15

Wheelbase

2,810 > 2,809 mm
The wheelbase of a vehicle equals the length separating its front and rear wheels. The wheelbase significantly affects the driving because of more desirable vehicle's weight distribution. Lexus IS III has 1 mm longer wheelbase distance when compared to Citroen. Wheelbase dimensions are crucial to the stability and steering. Thus, the mass of Lexus IS III should be better distributed and driving should be smoother and safer.
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Cylinders

6 > 4
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Engine capacity

2,500 > 1,998 cc
The engine cubic capacity of the Lexus IS III is by 25 % greater when compared to the Citroen C5 III Crosstourer. For this reason the Citroen will consume less fuel, however, the engine of the Lexus IS III 250 207HP automatic will be of better performance, running more smoothly and less prone to breaking down.
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Cylinder layout

V-type > inline
An engine in the shape of a V is a improved version of a engine with cylinders arranged in a straight line which as far as we are concerned is with more adventages. Engine of V layout put inside a the Lexus IS III produces more torque at lower RPM ranges because of the power stroke coming from 2 sides of the crankshaft. This type of motor may contain more cylinders without a need of much extending its dimensions. A Smooth engine work and thrilling sound is to driving fans certainly to a Vee engine’s advantage.
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Price range

luxury > popular
1

Model release date

2013 > 2007
Production of the older vehicle started 6 years prior to its rival and for this reason it is reasonable to suppose that this vehicle gives way to Lexus because it has not so advanced parts used.
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Transmission

automatic > manual
For people who opt for more convenient use of a vehicle and don’t want complications resulting from the stick shift we recommend cars with automatic transmission. For those who have a flair for sport driving a manual gearbox might be better as it gives a control of rmp range in which a gear is changed.
0

Front overhang

832 > 1,054 mm
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Valves

24 > 16

Cars specifications

Citroen C5 III Crosstourer 2.0 HDi 163HP manual Lexus IS III 250 207HP automatic
    Gross trailer weight - 1,504 kg
    Price range popular luxury
    Model release date 2007 2013
    Facelifting no no
    Class D D
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