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Citroën BX 19 GTi

(1988 model)

Brief specs of 1988 Citroën BX 19 GTi

5-door 5-seater hatchback (liftback) sedan, petrol (gasoline) 4-cylinder 8-valve straight (inline) engine, SOHC (single overhead camshaft), 1905 cm3 / 116.3 cu in / 116.3 cu in, 89.0 kW / 119.4 hp / 119.4 hp @ 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm, 153.0 N·m / 112.8 lb·ft / 112.8 lb·ft @ 3000 rpm / 3000 rpm / 3000 rpm

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)CitroënIssued from1988
ModelBX 19 GTiIssued until1993
SerieBXNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designationXB
ManufacturerCitroënCountryFR

Bodywork

Base platformXBNumber of doors5
Bodywork typehatchback (liftback) sedanNumber of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)Max. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4240 mm / 166.9 in / 166.9 inTotal (curb) weight1025 kg / 2260 lb / 2260 lb
Width1680 mm / 66.1 in / 66.1 inDry weight
Height1360 mm / 53.5 in / 53.5 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2655 mm / 104.5 in / 104.5 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1430 mm / 56.3 in / 56.3 inTowing weight
Track rear1380 mm / 54.3 in / 54.3 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearance160 mm / 6.3 in / 6.3 inFuel capacity
Length/wheelbase ratio1.5969868173258  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)1.94 m2 / 20.9 sq ft / 20.9 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders4
Engine Typestraight (inline) Total number of valves8
Engine ManufacturerValves per cylinder2
Engine constructionBore8.3 mm / 0.33 in / 0.33 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke88.0 mm / 3.46 in / 3.46 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio0.094318181818182
Fuel supplyMultipoint InjectionEngine displacement1905 cm3 / 116.3 cu in / 116.3 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity4.76 cm3/cylinder / 0.291 cu in/cylinder / 0.291 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignSOHC (single overhead camshaft)Compression ratio9.3 : 1
SumpMax. output power89.0 kW / 119.4 hp / 119.4 hp at 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm
AspirationMax. torque153.0 N·m / 112.8 lb·ft / 112.8 lb·ft at 3000 rpm / 3000 rpm / 3000 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)35.6 kW / 47.7 hp / 47.7 hp (est.)
CoolantSpecific output46.7 kW/l / 1.027 bhp/cu in / 1.027 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque80.3 N·m/l / 0.70 lb·ft/cu in / 0.70 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typeNumber of gears
Wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio
  Final gear (drive) ratio

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio
Acceleration 0-100 km/hFuel 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
SteeringSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle
Suspension frontSuspension rear
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres front185/60 R14Tyres rear185/60 R14
Brakes frontdiscBrakes reardrum
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Citroën BX 19 GTi

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