Citation Excel Overview

Aircraft Class

Midsize Jet

Price (Per Hour)

$2,700 - $3,300



Year of Manufacture

1998 - 2005

The Cessna Citation Excel, also called model 560XL, combines winning components of several of Cessna’s other Citation models. It uses the same spacious cabin dimensions (height and width) as the Citation X in a shorter fuselage, with a modified Citation V Ultra wing and tail. The Citation Excel is the highest selling midsize business jet in the market today.

Citation Excel Interior



Cabin Volume

559 cu. ft.

Cabin Dimensions

18'6" x 5'5" x 5'7" ft.

Baggage Capacity

90 cu. ft.

The Citation Excel’s cabin contains eight extra wide leather seats in double club layout beneath ten cabin windows. A folding table is available between each pair of seats and comes with laptop connections for each passenger. The cabin also features a dropped aisle, a SatCom system for phone, fax, and email, and individual screens and headsets for DVD and CD players.

Citation Excel Performance

Aircraft Range

2,050 Nautical Miles

Cruise Speed

560 MPH

The design of the Excel includes a low unswept, supercritical wing built on that of the Citation Ultra, trailing link landing gear, Pratt& Whitney Canada PW-545A turbofans, and a Honeywell Primus 1000 EFIS avionics package.