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Citroën Saxo 1.6i 16V VTS

Brief specs of Citroën Saxo 1.6i 16V VTS

3-door 5-seater hatchback (liftback) sedan, petrol (gasoline) 4-cylinder 16-valve straight (inline) engine, DOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam), 1587 cm3 / 96.8 cu in / 96.8 cu in, 87.2 kW / 116.9 hp / 116.9 hp @ 6600 rpm / 6600 rpm / 6600 rpm, 145.0 N·m / 106.9 lb·ft / 106.9 lb·ft @ 5200 rpm / 5200 rpm / 5200 rpm, manual 5-speed transmission, front wheel drive, 205 km/h / 127 mph / 127 mph top speed

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)CitroënIssued from
ModelSaxo 1.6i 16V VTSIssued until
SerieSaxoNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerCitroënCountryFR

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors3
Bodywork typehatchback (liftback) sedanNumber of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)Max. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length3737 mm / 147.1 in / 147.1 inTotal (curb) weight935 kg / 2061 lb / 2061 lb
Width1620 mm / 63.8 in / 63.8 inDry weight
Height1360 mm / 53.5 in / 53.5 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2385 mm / 93.9 in / 93.9 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1401 mm / 55.2 in / 55.2 inTowing weight
Track rear1321 mm / 52.0 in / 52.0 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity45 l / 9.9 UK gal / 11.9 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.57  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)0.33Frontal area (A)1.82 m2 / 19.6 sq ft / 19.6 sq ft
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)0.60 m2 / 6.5 sq ft / 6.5 sq ftAerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)14.9 kW / 20.0 hp / 20.0 hp

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders4
Engine Typestraight (inline) Total number of valves16
Engine ManufacturerPeugeotValves per cylinder4
Engine constructionBore78.5 mm / 3.09 in / 3.09 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke82.0 mm / 3.23 in / 3.23 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio0.96
Fuel supplyEFiEngine displacement1587 cm3 / 96.8 cu in / 96.8 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity396.75 cm3/cylinder / 24.211 cu in/cylinder / 24.211 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignDOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam)Compression ratio10.8 : 1
SumpMax. output power87.2 kW / 116.9 hp / 116.9 hp at 6600 rpm / 6600 rpm / 6600 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque145.0 N·m / 106.9 lb·ft / 106.9 lb·ft at 5200 rpm / 5200 rpm / 5200 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)48.7 kW / 65.4 hp / 65.4 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output55.0 kW/l / 1.208 bhp/cu in / 1.208 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converteryesSpecific torque91.4 N·m/l / 0.80 lb·ft/cu in / 0.80 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears5
Wheel drivefront wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio
  Final gear (drive) ratio

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed205 km/h / 127 mph / 127 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio125.1 kW/ton / 94.8 bhp/ton / 94.8 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/h8.70 s / 8.70 s / 8.70 sFuel consumption, City (urban)
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h)Fuel consumption, Road (extra-urban)
Acceleration 80-120 km/h (50-70 mph) in topFuel consumption, Mixed (combined)
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions
  Range

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmenttransverse
Steeringrack & pinion PASSteering details
Turns lock-to-lock2.98Turning circle10.9 m / 35.8 ft / 35.8 ft
Suspension frontIndependent, MacPherson strutSuspension rearIndependent, Torsion bar
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres frontTyres rear
Brakes frontventilated discBrakes reardisc
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsservo-assistedBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Citroën Saxo 1.6i 16V VTS

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