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Citroën C8 2.9

(2002 model)

Brief specs of 2002 Citroën C8 2.9

5-door station wagon (estate, combi), petrol (gasoline) 6-cylinder 24-valve straight (inline) engine, DOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam), 2946 cm3 / 179.8 cu in / 179.8 cu in, 150.0 kW / 201.2 hp / 201.2 hp @ 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm, 285.0 N·m / 210.2 lb·ft / 210.2 lb·ft @ 3750 rpm / 3750 rpm / 3750 rpm, automatic 4-speed transmission, front wheel drive

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)CitroënIssued from2002
ModelC8 2.9Issued until
SerieC8Number made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation


Base platformNumber of doors5
Bodywork typestation wagon (estate, combi)Number of seats
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)5230 l / 184.70 cu ft / 184.70 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4730 mm / 186.2 in / 186.2 inTotal (curb) weight1837 kg / 4050 lb / 4050 lb
Width1860 mm / 73.2 in / 73.2 inDry weight
Height1760 mm / 69.3 in / 69.3 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2830 mm / 111.4 in / 111.4 inGross (max.) weight
Track frontTowing weight
Track rearWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity80 l / 17.6 UK gal / 21.1 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.67  


Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)0.3Frontal area (A)2.78 m2 / 30.0 sq ft / 30.0 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)0.83 m2 / 9.0 sq ft / 9.0 sq ft (est.)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)20.7 kW / 27.8 hp / 27.8 hp (est.)


Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders6
Engine Typestraight (inline) (Inline, 6 cylinder)Total number of valves24
Engine ManufacturerValves per cylinder4
Engine constructionBore87.0 mm / 3.43 in / 3.43 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke83.0 mm / 3.27 in / 3.27 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1.05
Fuel supplyInjectionEngine displacement2946 cm3 / 179.8 cu in / 179.8 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity493.41 cm3/cylinder / 30.110 cu in/cylinder / 30.110 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignDOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam)Compression ratio
SumpMax. output power150.0 kW / 201.2 hp / 201.2 hp at 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm
AspirationMax. torque285.0 N·m / 210.2 lb·ft / 210.2 lb·ft at 3750 rpm / 3750 rpm / 3750 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)60.0 kW / 80.5 hp / 80.5 hp (est.)
CoolantSpecific output50.9 kW/l / 1.119 bhp/cu in / 1.119 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque96.7 N·m/l / 0.85 lb·ft/cu in / 0.85 lb·ft/cu in


Transmission typeautomaticNumber of gears4
Wheel drivefront wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio
  Final gear (drive) ratio


Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio111.1 kW/ton / 84.2 bhp/ton / 84.2 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


Engine locationfrontEngine alignmenttransverse
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 detailsBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Citroën C8 2.9


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