2009 Citroën C6 V6 HDi 240, 2010 MY

The Citroën C6 V6 HDi 240 is a front wheel drive motor car, with its engine placed in the front, and a 4 door saloon (sedan) bodyshell. It's powered courtesy of a turbocharged engine of 3 litre capacity. This unit features double overhead camshaft valve gear, a 60 degree V 6 cylinder layout, and 4 valves per cylinder. It produces 237 bhp (240 PS/177 kW) of power at 3800 rpm, and maximum torque of 450 N·m (332 lb·ft/45.9 kgm) at 1600 rpm. The engine delivers its power through to the wheels via a 6 speed automatic gearbox. The Citroën C6 V6 HDi 240 weighs a claimed 1948 kg at the kerb. Its maximum speed claimed is 240 km/h, which is 149 mph, manufacturer claimed fuel consumption figures are 10.0/5.8/7.3 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined, and carbon dioxide emissions are 190.0 g/km.

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2009 Citroën C6 V6 HDi 240, 2010 MY information summary

What body style?
4 door sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
4908 mm
How heavy?
1948 kg
What size engine?
3 litre, 2993 cm3
How many cylinders?
6, V
How much power?
240 PS / 237 bhp / 177 kW @ 3800 rpm
How much torque?
450 Nm / 332 ft.lb / 45.9 kgm @ 1600 rpm
How quick?
0-100 km/h: 8.5 s
How fast?
240 km/h, 149 mph
How economical?
10.0/5.8/7.3 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
What carbon dioxide emissions?
190.0 CO2 g/km

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4 door sedan/​saloon FF 6A 2720 cm3 204 PS 201 bhp 150 kW 266.0 CO2

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2009 Citroën C6 V6 HDi 240 data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors4
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2900 mm 114.2 inches
Track/tread (front) 1580 mm 62.2 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1553 mm 61.1 inches
Length 4908 mm 193.2 inches
Width 1860 mm 73.2 inches
Height 1464 mm 57.6 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.69
Kerb weight 1948 kg 4295 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 72 litres 15.8 UK Gal 19 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient 0.31
Frontal area 2.37
CdA 0.73
engine
engine type turbocharged diesel
Engine manufacturer
Engine code DT20C
Cylinders V 6 in 60° vee
Capacity 3 litre
2993 cc
(182.644 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 84 × 90 mm
3.31 × 3.54 in
Bore/stroke ratio 0.93
Valve gear double overhead camshaft (DOHC)
4 valves per cylinder
24 valves in total
maximum power output 240 PS (237 bhp) (177 kW)
at 3800 rpm
Specific output 79.2 bhp/litre
1.3 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 450 Nm (332 ft·lb) (45.9 kgm)
at 1600 rpm
Specific torque 150.35 Nm/litre
1.82 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 16.1:1
Fuel system common rail direct diesel injection
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1889.4 kPa (274 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 498.83 cc
Aspiration Turbo D.
Compressor
Intercooler
Catalytic converter Y
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h 8.5 s
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile 15.8 s
Standing kilometre 29 s
Maximum speed 240 km/h (149 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 123.35 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
90.72 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
121.66 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.05 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 11.02 kg/kW
18.41 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption 10.0/5.8/7.3 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres/100km10.0/5.8/7.3 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
km/litre10.0/17.2/13.7 km/l urban/extra-urban/combined
UK MPG28.2/48.7/38.7 UK MPG urban/extra-urban/combined
US MPG23.5/40.6/32.2 US MPG urban/extra-urban/combined
Carbon dioxide emissions 190.0 g/km
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ? 193.45 g/km
VED band (UK) J
CO2 Effizienz (DE) C
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 2.940
Turning circle
Front suspension
Rear suspension
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front 245/45 R 18 W
Tyres rear 245/45 R 18 W
Brakes F/R VeDi/VeDi-S-ABS
Front brake diameter 340 mm
Rear brake diameter 302 mm
Braked area
Gearbox 6 speed automatic
Top gear ratio
Final drive ratio
general
Carfolio.com ID246334
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 26.2
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
2009 Citroën C6 V6 HDi 240 added 2011-06-05.
Last modified 2013-02-28.