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Citroën C5 3.0 V6 Automatic

(2000 model)

Brief specs of 2000 Citroën C5 3.0 V6 Automatic

4-door 5-seater sedan (saloon), petrol (gasoline) 6-cylinder 24-valve V engine, DOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam), 2946 cm3 / 179.8 cu in / 179.8 cu in, 154.4 kW / 207.1 hp / 207.1 hp @ 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm, 285.0 N·m / 210.2 lb·ft / 210.2 lb·ft @ 3750 rpm / 3750 rpm / 3750 rpm, automatic 4-speed transmission, front wheel drive, 232 km/h / 144 mph / 144 mph top speed, consumption 10.2 l/100km / 27.7 mpg-UK / 23.1 mpg-US

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)CitroënIssued from2000
ModelC5 3.0 V6 AutomaticIssued until
SerieC5Number made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerCitroënCountryFR

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors4
Bodywork typesedan (saloon)Number of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)Max. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4617 mm / 181.8 in / 181.8 inTotal (curb) weight1595 kg / 3516 lb / 3516 lb
Width1770 mm / 69.7 in / 69.7 inDry weight
Height1476 mm / 58.1 in / 58.1 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2750 mm / 108.3 in / 108.3 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1528 mm / 60.2 in / 60.2 inTowing weight
Track rear1483 mm / 58.4 in / 58.4 inWeight distribution (front)65.8 % / 65.8 % / 65.8 %
Ground clearanceFuel capacity66 l / 14.5 UK gal / 17.4 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.68  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)0.3Frontal area (A)2.26 m2 / 24.3 sq ft / 24.3 sq ft
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)0.68 m2 / 7.3 sq ft / 7.3 sq ftAerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)16.9 kW / 22.7 hp / 22.7 hp

Engine

Engine CodeES9J4STotal number of cylinders6
Engine TypeV engine Total number of valves24
Engine ManufacturerPeugeotValves per cylinder4
Engine constructionBore87.0 mm / 3.43 in / 3.43 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke82.6 mm / 3.25 in / 3.25 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1.05
Fuel supplyEFiEngine displacement2946 cm3 / 179.8 cu in / 179.8 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity491.00 cm3/cylinder / 29.963 cu in/cylinder / 29.963 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignDOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam)Compression ratio10.9 : 1
SumpMax. output power154.4 kW / 207.1 hp / 207.1 hp at 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque285.0 N·m / 210.2 lb·ft / 210.2 lb·ft at 3750 rpm / 3750 rpm / 3750 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)70.2 kW / 94.1 hp / 94.1 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output52.4 kW/l / 1.152 bhp/cu in / 1.152 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converteryesSpecific torque96.7 N·m/l / 0.85 lb·ft/cu in / 0.85 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typeautomaticNumber of gears4
Wheel drivefront wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio0.72
  Final gear (drive) ratio3.45

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed232 km/h / 144 mph / 144 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio129.8 kW/ton / 98.3 bhp/ton / 98.3 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/h9.80 s / 9.80 s / 9.80 sFuel consumption, City (urban)14.5 l/100km / 19.5 mpg-UK / 16.2 mpg-US
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h)Fuel consumption, Road (extra-urban)7.6 l/100km / 37.2 mpg-UK / 30.9 mpg-US
Acceleration 80-120 km/h (50-70 mph) in topFuel consumption, Mixed (combined)10.2 l/100km / 27.7 mpg-UK / 23.1 mpg-US
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions241 g/km / 388 g/mi / 388 g/mi
  Range647 km / 402 mi / 402 mi

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmenttransverse
Steeringrack & pinion VPASSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle
Suspension frontIndependent, MacPherson strut, Wishbone (A-arm, control arm),HS, Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB)Suspension rearIndependent, Trailing arm, Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB)
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres front215/55 R 16 WTyres rear215/55 R 16 W
Brakes frontventilated discBrakes reardisc
Brake diameter front288 mm / 11.3 in / 11.3 inBrake diameter rear276 mm / 10.9 in / 10.9 in
Brakes detailsservo-assisted, ABS (anti-lock braking system)Braked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Citroën C5 3.0 V6 Automatic

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