2009 Citroën C3 VTi 120 Automatic

The C3 VTi 120 is a front wheel drive hatchback automobile with a front positioned engine, manufactured by Citroën. The 1.6 litre engine is a naturally aspirated, double overhead camshaft, 4 cylinder that produces 118 bhp (120 PS/88 kW) of power at 6000 rpm, and maximum torque of 160 N·m (118 lb·ft/16.3 kgm) at 4200 rpm. A 4 speed automatic 'box transfers the power to the wheels. Its stated kerb weight is 1135 kg. It is claimed to achieve a top speed of 190 km/h which is 118 mph, manufacturer claimed fuel consumption figures are 9.6/5.3/6.9 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined, and carbon dioxide emissions are 158.0 g/km.

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2009 Citroën C3 VTi 120 Automatic information summary

What body style?
5 door hatchback with 4/5 seats
How long?
3941 mm
How heavy?
1135 kg
What size engine?
1.6 litre, 1598 cm3
How many cylinders?
4, Straight
How much power?
120 PS / 118 bhp / 88 kW @ 6000 rpm
How much torque?
160 Nm / 118 ft.lb / 16.3 kgm @ 4200 rpm
How quick?
0-100 km/h: 10.9 s
How fast?
190 km/h, 118 mph
How economical?
9.6/5.3/6.9 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
What carbon dioxide emissions?
158.0 CO2 g/km

Citroën C3 models

5 door hatchback FF 5M 999 cm3 68 PS 67 bhp 50 kW 99.0 CO2 1135 kg
5 door hatchback FF 5M 1999 cm3 82 PS 81 bhp 60 kW 104.0 CO2 1140 kg
5 door hatchback FF 5A 1999 cm3 82 PS 81 bhp 60 kW 95.0 CO2 1165 kg
5 door hatchback FF 5M 1598 cm3 120 PS 118 bhp 88 kW 132.0 CO2 1215 kg
5 door hatchback FF 4A 1598 cm3 120 PS 118 bhp 88 kW 150.0 CO2 1220 kg
5 door hatchback FF 6M 1560 cm3 114 PS 112 bhp 84 kW 99.0 CO2 1271 kg
5 door hatchback FF 5A 1398 cm3 68 PS 67 bhp 50 kW 87.0 CO2 1220 kg
5 door hatchback FF 5M 1560 cm3 92 PS 91 bhp 68 kW 90.0 CO2 1246 kg
5 door hatchback FF 6A 1560 cm3 92 PS 91 bhp 68 kW 95.0 CO2 1245 kg
5 door hatchback FF 5M 1398 cm3 68 PS 67 bhp 50 kW 99.0 CO2 1164 kg
5 door hatchback FF 5M 1124 cm3 60 PS 59 bhp 44 kW 137.0 CO2 1010 kg
5 door hatchback FF 5M 1360 cm3 75 PS 74 bhp 55 kW 140.0 CO2 1030 kg
5 door hatchback FF 5M 1560 cm3 110 PS 108.5 bhp 81 kW 115.0 CO2 1090 kg
5 door hatchback FF 5M 1399 cm3 70 PS 69 bhp 51 kW 110.0 CO2 1065 kg
5 door hatchback FF 5M 1560 cm3 90 PS 89 bhp 66 kW 110.0 CO2 1080 kg
5 door hatchback FF 5M 1560 cm3 92 PS 91 bhp 68 kW 99.0 CO2 1080 kg
5 door hatchback FF 5M 1598 cm3 120 PS 118 bhp 88 kW 136.0 CO2 1075 kg
5 door hatchback FF 5M 1397 cm3 95 PS 94 bhp 70 kW 134.0 CO2 1075 kg
5 door hatchback FF 5A 1397 cm3 95 PS 94 bhp 70 kW 127.0 CO2

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2009 Citroën C3 VTi 120 Automatic data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater hatchback
Number of doors5
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2466 mm 97.1 inches
Track/tread (front) 1465 mm 57.7 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1467 mm 57.8 inches
Length 3941 mm 155.2 inches
Width 1728 mm 68 inches
Height 1524 mm 60 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.6
Kerb weight 1135 kg 2502 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 50 litres 11 UK Gal 13.2 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Peugeot/BMW
Engine code EP6C
Cylinders Straight 4
Capacity 1.6 litre
1598 cc
(97.516 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 77 × 85.8 mm
3.03 × 3.38 in
Bore/stroke ratio 0.9
Valve gear double overhead camshaft (DOHC)
4 valves per cylinder
16 valves in total
maximum power output
(CEE)
120 PS (118 bhp) (88 kW)
at 6000 rpm
Specific output
(CEE)
73.8 bhp/litre
1.21 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(CEE)
160 Nm (118 ft·lb) (16.3 kgm)
at 4200 rpm
Specific torque
(CEE)
100.13 Nm/litre
1.21 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 11:1
Fuel system EFi
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1258.2 kPa (182.5 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 399.5 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter Y
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h 10.9 s
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile 17.9 s
Standing kilometre 32.4 s
Maximum speed 190 km/h (118 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 105.41 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
77.53 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
103.96 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.05 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 12.9 kg/kW
21.55 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption 9.6/5.3/6.9 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres/100km9.6/5.3/6.9 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
km/litre10.4/18.9/14.5 km/l urban/extra-urban/combined
UK MPG29.4/53.3/40.9 UK MPG urban/extra-urban/combined
US MPG24.5/44.4/34.1 US MPG urban/extra-urban/combined
Carbon dioxide emissions 158.0 g/km
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ? 160.08 g/km
VED band (UK) G
CO2 Effizienz (DE) F
chassis
Engine position front
Engine layout transverse
Drive wheels front wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
Steering
turns lock-to-lock 3.100
Turning circle
Front suspension
Rear suspension
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front 185/65 R 15 T
Tyres rear 185/65 R 15 T
Brakes F/R VeDi/Di-S-ABS
Front brake diameter 266 mm
Rear brake diameter 249 mm
Braked area
Gearbox 4 speed automatic
Top gear ratio
Final drive ratio
general
Carfolio.com ID245905
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 14.7
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
2009 Citroën C3 VTi 120 Automatic added 2011-05-27.
Last modified 2013-02-28.