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Citroën BX 1.6 Break

(1986 model)

Brief specs of 1986 Citroën BX 1.6 Break

5-door 5-seater, petrol (gasoline) 4-cylinder 8-valve straight (inline) engine, 1580 cm3 / 96.4 cu in / 96.4 cu in, 66.0 kW / 88.5 hp / 88.5 hp @ 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm, 135.0 N·m / 99.6 lb·ft / 99.6 lb·ft @ 2800 rpm / 2800 rpm / 2800 rpm, manual 5-speed transmission, front wheel drive

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)CitroënIssued from1986
ModelBX 1.6 BreakIssued until
SerieBXNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerCitroënCountryFR

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors5
Bodywork typeNumber of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)4420 l / 156.09 cu ft / 156.09 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4400 mm / 173.2 in / 173.2 inTotal (curb) weight990 kg / 2183 lb / 2183 lb
Width1690 mm / 66.5 in / 66.5 inDry weight
Height1440 mm / 56.7 in / 56.7 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2660 mm / 104.7 in / 104.7 inGross (max.) weight
Track frontTowing weight
Track rearWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearance150 mm / 5.9 in / 5.9 inFuel capacity80 l / 17.6 UK gal / 21.1 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.65  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)0.4Frontal area (A)2.07 m2 / 22.3 sq ft / 22.3 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)0.83 m2 / 8.9 sq ft / 8.9 sq ft (est.)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)20.6 kW / 27.6 hp / 27.6 hp (est.)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders4
Engine Typestraight (inline) (Inline, 4 cylinder)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 ratio1.14
Fuel supplyCarburettorEngine 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 DesignCompression ratio
SumpMax. output power66.0 kW / 88.5 hp / 88.5 hp at 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque135.0 N·m / 99.6 lb·ft / 99.6 lb·ft at 2800 rpm / 2800 rpm / 2800 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)26.4 kW / 35.4 hp / 35.4 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output41.8 kW/l / 0.918 bhp/cu in / 0.918 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque85.4 N·m/l / 0.75 lb·ft/cu in / 0.75 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) speed
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio91.1 kW/ton / 69.0 bhp/ton / 69.0 bhp/ton
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 circle11.0 m / 36.1 ft / 36.1 ft
Suspension frontSuspension rear
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres front165/70-R14Tyres rear165/70-R14
Brakes frontBrakes rear
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Citroën BX 1.6 Break

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