1979 Citroën CX 20 Familiale

The Citroën CX 20 Familiale is an estate/station wagon style motor vehicle styled by Robert Opron with a front located engine powering the front wheels. It is powered by a naturally aspirated engine of 2 litre capacity. This powerplant features single overhead camshaft valve gear, 4 cylinder layout, and 2 valves per cylinder. It has an output of 106 bhp (107 PS/79 kW) of power at 5500 rpm, and maximum torque of 166 N·m (122 lb·ft/16.9 kgm) at 3250 rpm. The engine supplies its power through to the wheels via a 5 speed manual gearbox. The Citroën CX 20 Familiale weighs a stated 1400 kg at the kerb. Top stated speed is 165 km/h (103 mph).

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1979 Citroën CX 20 Familiale information summary

What body style?
estate/station wagon with 4/5 seats
How long?
4960 mm
How heavy?
1400 kg
What size engine?
2 litre, 1995 cm3
How many cylinders?
4, Straight
How much power?
107 PS / 106 bhp / 79 kW @ 5500 rpm
How much torque?
166 Nm / 122 ft.lb / 16.9 kgm @ 3250 rpm
How fast?
165 km/h, 103 mph

Citroën CX models

5 door estate/​station wagon FF 5M 2165 cm3 115 PS 113 bhp 84 kW 1330 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 5M 2500 cm3 168 PS 166 bhp 124 kW 1450 kg
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
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

Similar models

Mercedes-Benz 200 T -
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 5M 1997 cm3 109 PS 107.5 bhp 80 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 4M 1997 cm3 109 PS 107.5 bhp 80 kW 1470 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 4A 1997 cm3 109 PS 107.5 bhp 80 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 4A 2307 cm3 109 PS 107.5 bhp 80 kW 1470 kg
1979 Citroën CX 20 Familiale data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater estate/station wagon
Number of doors
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 4960 mm 195.3 inches
Width 1770 mm 69.7 inches
Height 1465 mm 57.7 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.6
Kerb weight 1400 kg 3086 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Citroën
Engine code
Cylinders Straight 4
Capacity 2 litre
1995 cc
(121.742 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 87.9 × 82.04 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 107 PS (106 bhp) (79 kW)
at 5500 rpm
Specific output 53.1 bhp/litre
0.87 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 166 Nm (122 ft·lb) (16.9 kgm)
at 3250 rpm
Specific torque 83.21 Nm/litre
1.01 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump
compression ratio 9.2:1
Fuel system 1 We carb
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1045.6 kPa (151.7 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
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
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile 18.6 s
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed 165 km/h (103 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 76.77 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
56.46 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
75.71 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.03 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 17.71 kg/kW
29.58 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres/100km
km/litre
UK MPG
US MPG
Carbon dioxide emissions
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ?
VED band (UK)
CO2 Effizienz (DE)
chassis
Engine position front
Engine layout unknown
Drive wheels front wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
Steering
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle
Front suspension I.W.HPS.ALC.ARB.
Rear suspension I.STA.HPS.ALC.ARB.
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front
Tyres rear
Brakes F/R
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Braked area
Gearbox 5 speed manual
Top gear ratio 0.73
Final drive ratio 4.54
general
Carfolio.com ID24673
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 19.2
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1979 Citroën CX 20 Familiale added before December 1995.
Last modified 2013-06-19.