Fuel

Citroën C5 / Citroen C5 Owner's Manual / Practical advice / Fuel

Fuel flap

Fuel flap

To open, press at the top left-hand corner, then pull open from the left.

Locking filler cap

Turn the key a quarter turn to lock and unlock the filler cap.

When refuelling, place the cap on hook A.

While you are refuelling, the engine must be stopped and the ignition switched

While you are refuelling, the engine must be stopped and the ignition switched off.

For a petrol engine with a catalytic converter, unleaded fuel is compulsory.

The filler neck is narrower to ensure that only unleaded petrol can be put in.

When you are seeking to fill your tank, do not persist after the third cut-off ; this could cause your vehicle to malfunction.

Fuel quality

A label inside the filler flap tells you which type of fuel to use.

The petrol engines are designed to run on RON 95.

The petrol engines are designed to run on RON 95.

However, for better performance (petrol engine), we recommend RON 98.

Tank capacity

The tank has a capacity of approximately 71 litres.

If you should put in fuel that is not suitable for your vehicle's engine type, it is imperative to have the tank drained before you start the engine again.

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