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Citroën C8 3.0 Exclusive

(2008 model)

Brief specs of 2008 Citroën C8 3.0 Exclusive

5-door minivan (multi-purpose vehicle, MPV), petrol (gasoline) 6-cylinder 24-valve V engine, DOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam), 2946 cm3 / 179.8 cu in / 179.8 cu in, 151.0 kW / 202.5 hp / 202.5 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 5-speed transmission, front wheel drive, 205 km/h / 127 mph / 127 mph top speed, consumption 11.5 l/100km / 24.6 mpg-UK / 20.5 mpg-US

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)CitroënIssued from2008
ModelC8 3.0 ExclusiveIssued until
SerieC8Number made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerCitroënCountryFR

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors5
Bodywork typeminivan (multi-purpose vehicle, MPV)Number of seats
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)324 l / 11.44 cu ft / 11.44 cu ft
Passenger space (volume)4490 l / 158.56 cu ft / 158.56 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)2948 l / 104.11 cu ft / 104.11 cu ft

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 capacity703 kg / 1550 lb / 1550 lb
Wheelbase2830 mm / 111.4 in / 111.4 inGross (max.) weight2540 kg / 5600 lb / 5600 lb
Track frontTowing weight1900 kg / 4189 lb / 4189 lb
Track rearWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity80 l / 17.6 UK gal / 21.1 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.67  

Aerodynamics

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

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders6
Engine TypeV engine (V6)Total number of valves24
Engine ManufacturerValves per cylinder4
Engine constructionBore87.0 mm / 3.43 in / 3.43 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke82.6 mm / 3.25 in / 3.25 in
Fuel detailsunleaded 95Bore/Stroke ratio1.05
Fuel supplyInjectionEngine displacement2946 cm3 / 179.8 cu in / 179.8 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity491.03 cm3/cylinder / 29.964 cu in/cylinder / 29.964 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignDOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam)Compression ratio11.0 : 1
SumpwetMax. output power151.0 kW / 202.5 hp / 202.5 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)60.4 kW / 81.0 hp / 81.0 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output51.3 kW/l / 1.126 bhp/cu in / 1.126 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque96.7 N·m/l / 0.85 lb·ft/cu in / 0.85 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typeautomaticNumber of gears5
Wheel drivefront wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio
  Final gear (drive) ratio

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed205 km/h / 127 mph / 127 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio111.6 kW/ton / 84.6 bhp/ton / 84.6 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)11.5 l/100km / 24.6 mpg-UK / 20.5 mpg-US
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions173 g/km / 278 g/mi / 278 g/mi
  Range696 km / 432 mi / 432 mi

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmenttransverse
SteeringSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle
Suspension frontSuspension rear
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres front215/60-R16Tyres rear215/60-R16
Brakes frontventilated discBrakes reardisc
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsABS (anti-lock braking system)Braked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Citroën C8 3.0 Exclusive

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