Citroën CX 22 RS Break, 1989 MY

The CX 22 RS Break is a passenger car from Citroën, with front wheel drive, a front mounted engine and a Robert Opron-styled 5 door estate/station wagon body style. The power is produced by a naturally aspirated engine of 2.2 litre capacity. This powerplant features single overhead camshaft valve gear, 4 cylinder layout, and 2 valves per cylinder. It produces 113 bhp (115 PS/84 kW) of power at 5600 rpm, and maximum torque of 178 N·m (131 lb·ft/18.2 kgm) at 3250 rpm. The engine delivers its power through to the wheels via a 5 speed manual transmission. The stated kerb weight is 1330 kg. The Citroën CX 22 RS Break is claimed to attain a maxiumum speed of 180 km/h (112 mph), manufacturer claimed fuel consumption is 7.1/9.1/12.0 l/100km 90 km/h / 120 km/h / urban.

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Citroën CX 22 RS Break, 1989 MY information summary

What body style?
5 door estate/station wagon with 4/5 seats
How long?
4930 mm
How heavy?
1330 kg
What size engine?
2.2 litre, 2165 cm3
How many cylinders?
4, Straight
How much power?
115 PS / 113 bhp / 84 kW @ 5600 rpm
How much torque?
178 Nm / 131 ft.lb / 18.2 kgm @ 3250 rpm
How quick?
0-100 km/h: 11.8 s
How fast?
180 km/h, 112 mph
How economical?
7.1/9.1/12.0 l/100km 90 km/h / 120 km/h / urban

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4 door sedan/​saloon FF 5M 2500 cm3 138 PS 136 bhp 101 kW 1450 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 3A 2500 cm3 138 PS 136 bhp 101 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FF 5M 2500 cm3 138 PS 136 bhp 101 kW 1465 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FF 3A 2500 cm3 138 PS 136 bhp 101 kW
estate/​station wagon FF 4M 1995 cm3 107 PS 106 bhp 79 kW 1390 kg
estate/​station wagon FF 5M 1995 cm3 107 PS 106 bhp 79 kW 1400 kg
Citroën CX Prestige -
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 5M 2347 cm3 128 PS 126 bhp 94 kW 1475 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 3A 2347 cm3 128 PS 126 bhp 94 kW 1490 kg
estate/​station wagon FF 5M 2165 cm3 117 PS 115 bhp 86 kW 1390 kg
estate/​station wagon FF 4M 2500 cm3 76 PS 75 bhp 56 kW 1500 kg
4 door estate/​station wagon FF 5M 2500 cm3 96 PS 95 bhp 71 kW 1520 kg

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1989 Citroën CX 22 RS Break data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater estate/station wagon
Number of doors5
DesignerRobert Opron
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 3095 mm 121.9 inches
Track/tread (front) 1510 mm 59.4 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1390 mm 54.7 inches
Length 4930 mm 194.1 inches
Width 1770 mm 69.7 inches
Height 1460 mm 57.5 inches
Ground clearance 155 mm 6.1 inches
length:wheelbase ratio 1.59
Kerb weight 1330 kg 2932 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 68 litres 15 UK Gal 18 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Citroën
Engine code J6 TA 500
Cylinders Straight 4
Capacity 2.2 litre
2165 cc
(132.116 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 88 × 89 mm
3.46 × 3.5 in
Bore/stroke ratio 0.99
Valve gear single overhead camshaft (SOHC)
2 valves per cylinder
8 valves in total
maximum power output
(DIN)
115 PS (113 bhp) (84 kW)
at 5600 rpm
Specific output
(DIN)
52.2 bhp/litre
0.86 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(DIN)
178 Nm (131 ft·lb) (18.2 kgm)
at 3250 rpm
Specific torque
(DIN)
82.22 Nm/litre
0.99 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction light alloy block & head
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 9.8:1
Fuel system 1 Weber 34 DMTR 110/100 caburettor
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1033.2 kPa (149.8 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 5
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 541.25 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter N
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h 11.8 s
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile 18 s
Standing kilometre 33.5 s
Maximum speed 180 km/h (112 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 86.14 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
63.36 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
84.96 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.04 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 15.78 kg/kW
26.36 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption 7.1/9.1/12.0 l/100km 90 km/h / 120 km/h / urban
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres/100km7.1/9.1/12.0 l/100km 90kmph/120kmph/urban
km/litre14.1/11.0/8.3 km/l 90kmph/120kmph/urban
UK MPG39.8/31.0/23.5 UK MPG 90kmph/120kmph/urban
US MPG33.1/25.8/19.6 US MPG 90kmph/120kmph/urban
Carbon dioxide emissions
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ? 250.79 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 2.400
Turning circle
Front suspension I.W.HPS.ARB.
Rear suspension I.SwTrailA.HPS.ARB.
Wheel size front 5.5J x 14
Wheel size rear 5.5J x 14
Tyres front 195/70 R 14
Tyres rear 195/70 R 14
Brakes F/R VeDi/Di-S
Front brake diameter 260 mm
Rear brake diameter 224 mm
Braked area
Gearbox 5 speed manual
Top gear ratio
Final drive ratio 4.36
general
Carfolio.com ID164483
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 19.2
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1989 Citroën CX 22 RS Break added 2007-11-16.
Last modified 2013-06-19.