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Citroën C3 1.6i

(2006 model)

Brief specs of 2006 Citroën C3 1.6i

5-door 5-seater hatchback (liftback) sedan, petrol (gasoline) 4-cylinder 16-valve straight (inline) engine, DOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam), 1587 cm3 / 96.8 cu in / 96.8 cu in, 80.0 kW / 107.3 hp / 107.3 hp @ 5750 rpm / 5750 rpm / 5750 rpm, 147.0 N·m / 108.4 lb·ft / 108.4 lb·ft @ 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm, manual 5-speed transmission, front wheel drive, 192 km/h / 119 mph / 119 mph top speed, consumption 6.5 l/100km / 43.5 mpg-UK / 36.2 mpg-US

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)CitroënIssued from2006
ModelC3 1.6iIssued until
SerieC3Number made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerCitroënCountryFR

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors5
Bodywork typehatchback (liftback) sedanNumber of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)282 l / 9.96 cu ft / 9.96 cu ft
Passenger space (volume)4420 l / 156.09 cu ft / 156.09 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)282 l / 9.96 cu ft / 9.96 cu ft

Dimensions & Weight

Length3860 mm / 152.0 in / 152.0 inTotal (curb) weight1216 kg / 2681 lb / 2681 lb
Width1670 mm / 65.7 in / 65.7 inDry weight
Height1540 mm / 60.6 in / 60.6 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2460 mm / 96.9 in / 96.9 inGross (max.) weight
Track frontTowing weight1100 kg / 2425 lb / 2425 lb
Track rearWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity45 l / 9.9 UK gal / 11.9 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.57  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)0.3Frontal area (A)2.19 m2 / 23.5 sq ft / 23.5 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)0.66 m2 / 7.1 sq ft / 7.1 sq ft (est.)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)16.3 kW / 21.9 hp / 21.9 hp (est.)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders4
Engine Typestraight (inline) (Inline, 4 cylinder)Total number of valves16
Engine ManufacturerValves per cylinder4
Engine constructionBore78.5 mm / 3.09 in / 3.09 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke82.0 mm / 3.23 in / 3.23 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio0.96
Fuel supplyIndirect injection, multi pointEngine displacement1587 cm3 / 96.8 cu in / 96.8 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity396.87 cm3/cylinder / 24.218 cu in/cylinder / 24.218 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignDOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam)Compression ratio9.6 : 1
SumpwetMax. output power80.0 kW / 107.3 hp / 107.3 hp at 5750 rpm / 5750 rpm / 5750 rpm
AspirationMax. torque147.0 N·m / 108.4 lb·ft / 108.4 lb·ft at 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)32.0 kW / 42.9 hp / 42.9 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output50.4 kW/l / 1.108 bhp/cu in / 1.108 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque92.6 N·m/l / 0.81 lb·ft/cu in / 0.81 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) speed192 km/h / 119 mph / 119 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio89.6 kW/ton / 67.9 bhp/ton / 67.9 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)6.5 l/100km / 43.5 mpg-UK / 36.2 mpg-US
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions206 g/km / 331 g/mi / 331 g/mi
  Range692 km / 430 mi / 430 mi

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmentlongitudinal
SteeringSteering detailsPower assisted steering.
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle11.0 m / 36.1 ft / 36.1 ft
Suspension frontSuspension rear
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres front185/60R15Tyres rear185/60R15
Brakes frontdiscBrakes reardisc
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsABS (anti-lock braking system)Braked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Citroën C3 1.6i

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