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Citroën BX 1.6 (80 HP)

(1985 model)

Brief specs of 1985 Citroën BX 1.6 (80 HP)

5-door 5-seater hatchback (liftback) sedan, petrol (gasoline) 4-cylinder 8-valve straight (inline) engine, SOHC (single overhead camshaft), 1580 cm3 / 96.4 cu in / 96.4 cu in, 59.0 kW / 79.1 hp / 79.1 hp @ 5600 rpm / 5600 rpm / 5600 rpm, 132.0 N·m / 97.4 lb·ft / 97.4 lb·ft @ 2800 rpm / 2800 rpm / 2800 rpm

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)CitroënIssued from1985
ModelBX 1.6 (80 HP)Issued 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) weight950 kg / 2094 lb / 2094 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 front1410 mm / 55.5 in / 55.5 inTowing weight
Track rear1350 mm / 53.1 in / 53.1 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 constructionBore83.0 mm / 3.27 in / 3.27 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke73.0 mm / 2.87 in / 2.87 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1.1369863013699
Fuel supplycarbEngine displacement1580 cm3 / 96.4 cu in / 96.4 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity394.97 cm3/cylinder / 24.103 cu in/cylinder / 24.103 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignSOHC (single overhead camshaft)Compression ratio9.3 : 1
SumpMax. output power59.0 kW / 79.1 hp / 79.1 hp at 5600 rpm / 5600 rpm / 5600 rpm
AspirationMax. torque132.0 N·m / 97.4 lb·ft / 97.4 lb·ft at 2800 rpm / 2800 rpm / 2800 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)23.6 kW / 31.6 hp / 31.6 hp (est.)
CoolantSpecific output37.3 kW/l / 0.821 bhp/cu in / 0.821 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque83.5 N·m/l / 0.73 lb·ft/cu in / 0.73 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 front165/70 R14Tyres rear165/70 R14
Brakes frontdiscBrakes reardrum
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Citroën BX 1.6 (80 HP)

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