Chevrolet Citation Sedan Automatic, 1981 MY

The Chevrolet Citation Sedan is a 5 door hatchback-bodied car with a front located engine driving through the front wheels. Its engine is a naturally aspirated petrol, 2.5 litre, overhead valve 4 cylinder with 2 valves per cylinder. In this application it has an output of 83 bhp (84 PS/62 kW) of power at 4000 rpm, and maximum torque of 168 N·m (124 lb·ft/17.1 kgm) at 2400 rpm. The engine transmits power to the wheels through a 3 speed automatic gearbox.

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Chevrolet Citation Sedan Automatic, 1981 MY information summary

What body style?
5 door hatchback with 4/5 seats
How long?
4488 mm
What size engine?
2.5 litre, 2471 cm3
How many cylinders?
4, Straight
How much power?
84 PS / 83 bhp / 62 kW @ 4000 rpm
How much torque?
168 Nm / 124 ft.lb / 17.1 kgm @ 2400 rpm

Chevrolet Citation models

3 door hatchback FF 4M 2838 cm3 110 PS 108 bhp 81 kW 1022 kg
3 door hatchback FF 4M 2471 cm3 84 PS 83 bhp 62 kW 1097 kg
3 door hatchback FF 4M 2838 cm3 135 PS 133 bhp 99 kW 1022 kg
3 door hatchback FF 3A 2838 cm3 110 PS 108 bhp 81 kW
3 door hatchback FF 3A 2471 cm3 84 PS 83 bhp 62 kW
3 door hatchback FF 3A 2838 cm3 135 PS 133 bhp 99 kW
5 door hatchback FF 4M 2471 cm3 84 PS 83 bhp 62 kW 1105 kg
5 door hatchback FF 4M 2838 cm3 110 PS 108 bhp 81 kW 1130 kg
5 door hatchback FF 4M 2838 cm3 135 PS 133 bhp 99 kW 1130 kg
5 door hatchback FF 3A 2838 cm3 135 PS 133 bhp 99 kW
5 door hatchback FF 3A 2838 cm3 110 PS 108 bhp 81 kW

Similar models

3 door hatchback FR 4M 2475 cm3 83 PS 82 bhp 61 kW 1186 kg
3 door hatchback FR 4M 2471 cm3 86 PS 85 bhp 63 kW 1188 kg
3 door hatchback FR 3A 2471 cm3 86 PS 85 bhp 63 kW
3 door hatchback FR 4M 2471 cm3 86 PS 85 bhp 63 kW 1144 kg
3 door hatchback FR 3A 2471 cm3 86 PS 85 bhp 63 kW
5 door hatchback FF 5M 1929 cm3 81 PS 80 bhp 60 kW
5 door hatchback FR 5M 2792 cm3 91 PS 90 bhp 67 kW 1215 kg
5 door hatchback FR 3A 2792 cm3 91 PS 90 bhp 67 kW 1220 kg
5 door hatchback FF 5M 1781 cm3 90 PS 89 bhp 66 kW 900 kg
1981 Chevrolet Citation Sedan Automatic data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater hatchback
Number of doors5
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2664 mm 104.9 inches
Track/tread (front) 1491 mm 58.7 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1448 mm 57 inches
Length 4488 mm 176.7 inches
Width 1735 mm 68.3 inches
Height 1349 mm 53.1 inches
Ground clearance 193 mm 7.6 inches
length:wheelbase ratio 1.68
Kerb weight
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 53 litres 11.7 UK Gal 14 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer GM
Engine code
Cylinders Straight 4
Capacity 2.5 litre
2471 cc
(150.79 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 101.6 × 76.2 mm
4 × 3 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.33
Valve gear overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
8 valves in total
maximum power output
(SAE net)
84 PS (83 bhp) (62 kW)
at 4000 rpm
Specific output
(SAE net)
33.6 bhp/litre
0.55 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(SAE net)
168 Nm (124 ft·lb) (17.1 kgm)
at 2400 rpm
Specific torque
(SAE net)
67.99 Nm/litre
0.82 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction cast iron block & head
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 8.2:1
Fuel system 1 Rochester carburettor
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 854.4 kPa (123.9 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 5
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 617.75 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter Y
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed
Power-to-weight ratio
Weight-to-power ratio
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres/100km
km/litre
UK MPG
US MPG
Carbon dioxide emissions
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ?
VED band (UK)
CO2 Effizienz (DE)
chassis
Engine position front
Engine layout transverse
Drive wheels front wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
Steering rack & pinion
turns lock-to-lock 3.500
Turning circle
Front suspension
Rear suspension
Wheel size front 5.5 x 13
Wheel size rear 5.5 x 13
Tyres front P185/80 R 13
Tyres rear P185/80 R 13
Brakes F/R VeDi/Dr
Front brake diameter 247 mm
Rear brake diameter
Braked area
Gearbox 3 speed automatic
Top gear ratio 1
Final drive ratio 2.84
general
Carfolio.com ID157806
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 25.6
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1981 Chevrolet Citation Sedan Automatic added 2007-05-11.
Last modified 2013-02-28.