Citroën CX 20 RE, 1989 MY

The CX 20 RE is a front wheel drive Robert Opron designed saloon (sedan) motor vehicle with a front positioned engine, produced by Citroën. The Citroën CX 20 RE's engine is a naturally aspirated petrol, 2 litre, single overhead camshaft 4 cylinder with 2 valves per cylinder. This powerplant has an output of 101 bhp (102 PS/75 kW) of power at 5500 rpm, and maximum torque of 163 N·m (120 lb·ft/16.6 kgm) at 3250 rpm. This power is transmitted to the wheels via a 5 speed manual gearbox. Its quoted weight at the kerb is 1235 kg. Its maximum speed claimed is 175 km/h, which is 109 mph, official fuel consumption is 6.9/9.0/12.0 l/100km 90 km/h / 120 km/h / urban.

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Key facts

Citroën CX 20 RE, 1989 MY information summary

What body style?
4 door sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
4650 mm
How heavy?
1235 kg
What size engine?
2 litre, 1995 cm3
How many cylinders?
4, Straight
How much power?
102 PS / 101 bhp / 75 kW @ 5500 rpm
How much torque?
163 Nm / 120 ft.lb / 16.6 kgm @ 3250 rpm
How quick?
0-100 km/h: 12.4 s
How fast?
175 km/h, 109 mph
How economical?
6.9/9.0/12.0 l/100km 90 km/h / 120 km/h / urban

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1989 Citroën CX 20 RE data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors4
DesignerRobert Opron
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2845 mm 112 inches
Track/tread (front) 1520 mm 59.8 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1370 mm 53.9 inches
Length 4650 mm 183.1 inches
Width 1770 mm 69.7 inches
Height 1360 mm 53.5 inches
Ground clearance 155 mm 6.1 inches
length:wheelbase ratio 1.63
Kerb weight 1235 kg 2723 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 829-A5
Cylinders Straight 4
Capacity 2 litre
1995 cc
(121.742 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 88 × 82 mm
3.46 × 3.23 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.07
Valve gear single overhead camshaft (SOHC)
2 valves per cylinder
8 valves in total
maximum power output
(DIN)
102 PS (101 bhp) (75 kW)
at 5500 rpm
Specific output
(DIN)
50.6 bhp/litre
0.83 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(DIN)
163 Nm (120 ft·lb) (16.6 kgm)
at 3250 rpm
Specific torque
(DIN)
81.7 Nm/litre
0.99 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction light alloy block & head
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 9.2:1
Fuel system 1 Solex 34 CICF/214 carburettor
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1026.7 kPa (148.9 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 5
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 498.75 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter N
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h 12.4 s
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile 18 s
Standing kilometre 33.6 s
Maximum speed 175 km/h (109 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 82.92 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
60.98 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
81.78 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.04 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 16.4 kg/kW
27.39 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption 6.9/9.0/12.0 l/100km 90 km/h / 120 km/h / urban
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres/100km6.9/9.0/12.0 l/100km 90kmph/120kmph/urban
km/litre14.5/11.1/8.3 km/l 90kmph/120kmph/urban
UK MPG40.9/31.4/23.5 UK MPG 90kmph/120kmph/urban
US MPG34.1/26.1/19.6 US MPG 90kmph/120kmph/urban
Carbon dioxide emissions
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ? 249.86 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 185/70 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 ID164560
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 19.2
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1989 Citroën CX 20 RE added 2007-11-16.
Last modified 2013-06-19.