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Citroën BX 2.1

(1986 model)

Brief specs of 1986 Citroën BX 2.1

2-door 5-seater, petrol (gasoline) 4-cylinder straight (inline) engine, 2139 cm3 / 130.5 cu in / 130.5 cu in, 147.0 kW / 197.1 hp / 197.1 hp @ 5250 rpm / 5250 rpm / 5250 rpm, 294.0 N·m / 216.8 lb·ft / 216.8 lb·ft, manual 5-speed transmission, four wheel drive

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)CitroënIssued from1986
ModelBX 2.1Issued until
SerieBXNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerCitroënCountryFR

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors2
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

Length4240 mm / 166.9 in / 166.9 inTotal (curb) weight1280 kg / 2822 lb / 2822 lb
Width1680 mm / 66.1 in / 66.1 inDry weight
Height1370 mm / 53.9 in / 53.9 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2660 mm / 104.7 in / 104.7 inGross (max.) weight
Track frontTowing weight
Track rearWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity80 l / 17.6 UK gal / 21.1 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.59  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)0.3Frontal area (A)1.96 m2 / 21.1 sq ft / 21.1 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)0.59 m2 / 6.3 sq ft / 6.3 sq ft (est.)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)14.6 kW / 19.6 hp / 19.6 hp (est.)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders4
Engine Typestraight (inline) (Inline, 4 cylinder)Total number of valves
Engine ManufacturerValves per cylinder
Engine constructionBore91.4 mm / 3.60 in / 3.60 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke81.6 mm / 3.21 in / 3.21 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1.12
Fuel supplyInjectionEngine displacement2139 cm3 / 130.5 cu in / 130.5 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity535.39 cm3/cylinder / 32.672 cu in/cylinder / 32.672 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignCompression ratio
SumpMax. output power147.0 kW / 197.1 hp / 197.1 hp at 5250 rpm / 5250 rpm / 5250 rpm
AspirationMax. torque294.0 N·m / 216.8 lb·ft / 216.8 lb·ft at
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)58.8 kW / 78.9 hp / 78.9 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output68.7 kW/l / 1.510 bhp/cu in / 1.510 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque137.4 N·m/l / 1.20 lb·ft/cu in / 1.20 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears5
Wheel drivefour 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 ratio156.3 kW/ton / 118.4 bhp/ton / 118.4 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 alignmentlongitudinal
SteeringSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle
Suspension frontSuspension rear
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres frontTyres rear
Brakes frontBrakes rear
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsABS (anti-lock braking system)Braked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Citroën BX 2.1

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