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Citroën BX 14E

(1983 model)

Brief specs of 1983 Citroën BX 14E

5-door 5-seater hatchback (liftback) sedan, petrol (gasoline) 4-cylinder 8-valve straight (inline) engine, SOHC (single overhead camshaft), 1361 cm3 / 83.1 cu in / 83.1 cu in, 53.0 kW / 71.1 hp / 71.1 hp @ 5600 rpm / 5600 rpm / 5600 rpm, 111.0 N·m / 81.9 lb·ft / 81.9 lb·ft @ 3400 rpm / 3400 rpm / 3400 rpm

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)CitroënIssued from1983
ModelBX 14EIssued 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) weight900 kg / 1984 lb / 1984 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 constructionBore75.0 mm / 2.95 in / 2.95 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke77.0 mm / 3.03 in / 3.03 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio0.97402597402597
Fuel supplycarbEngine displacement1361 cm3 / 83.1 cu in / 83.1 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity340.18 cm3/cylinder / 20.759 cu in/cylinder / 20.759 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignSOHC (single overhead camshaft)Compression ratio9.3 : 1
SumpMax. output power53.0 kW / 71.1 hp / 71.1 hp at 5600 rpm / 5600 rpm / 5600 rpm
AspirationMax. torque111.0 N·m / 81.9 lb·ft / 81.9 lb·ft at 3400 rpm / 3400 rpm / 3400 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)21.2 kW / 28.4 hp / 28.4 hp (est.)
CoolantSpecific output38.9 kW/l / 0.856 bhp/cu in / 0.856 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque81.6 N·m/l / 0.71 lb·ft/cu in / 0.71 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 14E

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