Citroën XM V6 Automatic, 1998 MY Y4WH

This vehicle has a 4 door saloon (sedan) body style designed by Bertone with a front mounted engine supplying power to the front wheels. It's powered courtesy of a naturally aspirated engine of 2.9 litre capacity. This powerplant features double overhead camshaft valve gear, a 60 degree V 6 cylinder layout, and 4 valves per cylinder. It produces 191 bhp (194 PS/142 kW) of power at 5500 rpm, and maximum torque of 272 N·m (201 lb·ft/27.7 kgm) at 4000 rpm. A 4 speed automatic gearbox transmits the power to the wheels. With a stated kerb weight of 1591 kg, the Citroën XM V6 manages the 0-100 km/h sprint in 10.2 seconds and the kilometre from rest in 31.1 seconds. Maximum speed claimed is 230 km/h, which is 143 mph, quoted fuel consumption figures are 18.0/8.4/11.9 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined, and carbon dioxide emissions are 284.0 g/km.

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Key facts

Citroën XM V6 Automatic, 1998 MY Y4WH information summary

What body style?
4 door sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
4708 mm
How heavy?
1591 kg
What size engine?
2.9 litre, 2946 cm3
How many cylinders?
6, V
How much power?
194 PS / 191 bhp / 142 kW @ 5500 rpm
How much torque?
272 Nm / 201 ft.lb / 27.7 kgm @ 4000 rpm
How quick?
0-100 km/h: 10.2 s
How fast?
230 km/h, 143 mph
How economical?
18.0/8.4/11.9 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
What carbon dioxide emissions?
284.0 CO2 g/km

Citroën XM models

5 door estate/​station wagon FF 5M 2446 cm3 130 PS 128 bhp 95 kW 204.0 CO2 1642 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FF 4A 2946 cm3 194 PS 191 bhp 142 kW 284.0 CO2 1655 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 5M 1998 cm3 135 PS 133.5 bhp 100 kW 225.0 CO2 1414 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 4A 1998 cm3 135 PS 133.5 bhp 100 kW 255.0 CO2 1458 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FF 5M 1998 cm3 135 PS 133.5 bhp 100 kW 225.0 CO2 1472 kg
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4 door sedan/​saloon FF 4A 2088 cm3 110 PS 108 bhp 81 kW 225.0 CO2 1493 kg
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5 door estate/​station wagon FF 5M 2088 cm3 110 PS 108 bhp 81 kW 185.0 CO2 1527 kg
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4 door sedan/​saloon FF 5M 2446 cm3 130 PS 128 bhp 95 kW 204.0 CO2 1580 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 5M 1998 cm3 150 PS 148 bhp 110 kW 246.0 CO2 1462 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 4A 1998 cm3 150 PS 148 bhp 110 kW 258.0 CO2 1487 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FF 5M 1998 cm3 150 PS 148 bhp 110 kW 246.0 CO2 1527 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 5M 2946 cm3 194 PS 191 bhp 142 kW 260.0 CO2 1550 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FF 5M 1998 cm3 132 PS 130 bhp 97 kW 1382 kg
5 door sedan/​saloon FF 5M 1998 cm3 141 PS 139 bhp 104 kW 1500 kg
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5 door estate/​station wagon FF 5M 2088 cm3 109 PS 107.5 bhp 80 kW 1453 kg
sedan/​saloon FF 5M 1998 cm3 117 PS 115 bhp 86 kW 1280 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 5M 1998 cm3 132 PS 130 bhp 97 kW 1310 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 5M 1998 cm3 141 PS 139 bhp 104 kW 1400 kg
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4 door sedan/​saloon FF 5M 2975 cm3 200 PS 197 bhp 147 kW 1475 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 4A 2975 cm3 167 PS 165 bhp 123 kW 1420 kg
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5 door estate/​station wagon FF 5M 2975 cm3 172 PS 170 bhp 127 kW 1504 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 5M 2088 cm3 109 PS 107.5 bhp 80 kW 1380 kg

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1998 Citroën XM V6 Automatic data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors4
DesignerBertone
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2850 mm 112.2 inches
Track/tread (front) 1520 mm 59.8 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1445 mm 56.9 inches
Length 4708 mm 185.4 inches
Width 1794 mm 70.6 inches
Height 1385 mm 54.5 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.65
Kerb weight 1591 kg 3508 lb
Weight distribution 66.1 % front
fuel tank capacity 80 litres 17.6 UK Gal 21.1 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient 0.3
Frontal area 2.13
CdA 0.64
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer PSA
Engine code ES9J4
Cylinders V 6 in 60° vee
Capacity 2.9 litre
2946 cc
(179.776 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 87 × 82.6 mm
3.43 × 3.25 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.05
Valve gear double overhead camshaft (DOHC)
4 valves per cylinder
24 valves in total
maximum power output
(DIN)
194 PS (191 bhp) (142 kW)
at 5500 rpm
Specific output
(DIN)
64.8 bhp/litre
1.06 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(DIN)
272 Nm (201 ft·lb) (27.7 kgm)
at 4000 rpm
Specific torque
(DIN)
92.33 Nm/litre
1.12 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 10.5:1
Fuel system EFI
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1160.2 kPa (168.3 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 4
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 491 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter Y
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h 10.2 s
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile 17.2 s
Standing kilometre 31.1 s
Maximum speed 230 km/h (143 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 121.72 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
89.52 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
120.05 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.05 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 11.17 kg/kW
18.66 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption 18.0/8.4/11.9 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres/100km18.0/8.4/11.9 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
km/litre5.6/11.9/8.4 km/l urban/extra-urban/combined
UK MPG15.7/33.6/23.7 UK MPG urban/extra-urban/combined
US MPG13.1/28.0/19.8 US MPG urban/extra-urban/combined
Carbon dioxide emissions 284.0 g/km
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ? 276.08 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 3.170
Turning circle
Front suspension
Rear suspension
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front 205/65 R 15
Tyres rear 205/65 R 15
Brakes F/R VeDi/Di-S-ABS
Front brake diameter 288 mm
Rear brake diameter 232 mm
Braked area
Gearbox 4 speed automatic
Top gear ratio
Final drive ratio
general
Carfolio.com ID222695
Production total
Model code Y4WH
Model family
RAC rating 28.2
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1998 Citroën XM V6 Automatic added 2010-11-23.
Last modified 2013-02-28.