Citroën BX16 Break Athena, 1992 MY

Citroën BX16 Break Athena is a car that has a 5 door estate/station wagon body style with a front mounted engine delivering its power to the front wheels. Power is produced by a single overhead camshaft, 1.6 litre naturally aspirated 4 cylinder powerplant, with 2 valves per cylinder that provides power and torque figures of 87 bhp (88 PS/65 kW) at 6000 rpm and 128 N·m (94 lb·ft/13.1 kgm) at 2700 rpm respectively. A 5 speed manual gearbox transfers the power to the driven wheels. Claimed kerb weight is 996 kg.

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Citroën BX16 Break Athena, 1992 MY information summary

What body style?
5 door estate/station wagon with 4/5 seats
How long?
4399 mm
How heavy?
996 kg
What size engine?
1.6 litre, 1580 cm3
How many cylinders?
4, Straight
How much power?
88 PS / 87 bhp / 65 kW @ 6000 rpm
How much torque?
128 Nm / 94 ft.lb / 13.1 kgm @ 2700 rpm
How quick?
0-100 km/h: 14.8 s
How economical?
5.9/8.1/9.7 l/100km 90 km/h / 120 km/h / urban

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1992 Citroën BX16 Break Athena data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater estate/station wagon
Number of doors5
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2655 mm 104.5 inches
Track/tread (front) 1420 mm 55.9 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1364 mm 53.7 inches
Length 4399 mm 173.2 inches
Width 1682 mm 66.2 inches
Height 1431 mm 56.3 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.66
Kerb weight 996 kg 2196 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 52 litres 11.4 UK Gal 13.7 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Peugeot
Engine code
Cylinders Straight 4
Capacity 1.6 litre
1580 cc
(96.418 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 83 × 73 mm
3.27 × 2.87 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.14
Valve gear single overhead camshaft (SOHC)
2 valves per cylinder
8 valves in total
maximum power output
(CEE)
88 PS (87 bhp) (65 kW)
at 6000 rpm
Specific output
(CEE)
55.1 bhp/litre
0.9 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(CEE)
128 Nm (94 ft·lb) (13.1 kgm)
at 2700 rpm
Specific torque
(CEE)
81.01 Nm/litre
0.98 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 9.26:1
Fuel system EFi
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1018 kPa (147.7 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 5
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 395 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter Y
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h 14.8 s
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed
Power-to-weight ratio 88.56 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
65.14 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
87.35 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.04 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 15.35 kg/kW
25.64 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption 5.9/8.1/9.7 l/100km 90 km/h / 120 km/h / urban
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres/100km5.9/8.1/9.7 l/100km 90kmph/120kmph/urban
km/litre16.9/12.3/10.3 km/l 90kmph/120kmph/urban
UK MPG47.9/34.9/29.1 UK MPG 90kmph/120kmph/urban
US MPG39.9/29.0/24.2 US MPG 90kmph/120kmph/urban
Carbon dioxide emissions
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ? 206.94 g/km
VED band (UK)
CO2 Effizienz (DE)
chassis
Engine position front
Engine layout transverse
Drive wheels front wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
Steering power assisted rack & pinion
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle
Front suspension
Rear suspension
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front 165/70 R 14
Tyres rear 165/70 R 14
Brakes F/R Di/Di-S
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Braked area
Gearbox 5 speed manual
Top gear ratio 0.76
Final drive ratio 4.19
general
Carfolio.com ID156453
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 17.1
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1992 Citroën BX16 Break Athena added 2007-04-26.
Last modified 2013-02-28.