Citroën CX 25 Prestige, 1985 MY

The Citroën CX 25 Prestige is a saloon (sedan) designed by Robert Opron with 4 doors and a front mounted engine which transmits the power through the front wheels. Its 2.5 litre engine is a naturally aspirated, single overhead camshaft, 4 cylinder unit that develops 136 bhp (138 PS/101 kW) of power at 5000 rpm, and maximum torque of 206 N·m (152 lb·ft/21 kgm) at 4000 rpm. The engine drives the wheels via a 5 speed manual set of gears. The Citroën CX 25 Prestige weighs a quoted 1450 kg at the kerb. Its maximum speed claimed is 200 km/h (124 mph).

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Citroën CX 25 Prestige, 1985 MY information summary

What body style?
4 door sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
4900 mm
How heavy?
1450 kg
What size engine?
2.5 litre, 2500 cm3
How many cylinders?
4, Straight
How much power?
138 PS / 136 bhp / 101 kW @ 5000 rpm
How much torque?
206 Nm / 152 ft.lb / 21 kgm @ 4000 rpm
How fast?
200 km/h, 124 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 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
estate/​station wagon FF 5M 1995 cm3 107 PS 106 bhp 79 kW 1400 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 230 E -
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4A 2299 cm3 134 PS 132 bhp 98 kW 1400 kg
1985 Citroën CX 25 Prestige data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors4
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 4900 mm 192.9 inches
Width 1770 mm 69.7 inches
Height 1370 mm 53.9 inches
Ground clearance 155 mm 6.1 inches
length:wheelbase ratio 1.58
Kerb weight 1450 kg 3197 lb
Weight distribution 67.5 % front
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 M25/659
Cylinders Straight 4
Capacity 2.5 litre
2500 cc
(152.559 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 93 × 92 mm
3.66 × 3.62 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.01
Valve gear single overhead camshaft (SOHC)
2 valves per cylinder
8 valves in total
maximum power output
(DIN)
138 PS (136 bhp) (101 kW)
at 5000 rpm
Specific output
(DIN)
54.4 bhp/litre
0.89 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(DIN)
206 Nm (152 ft·lb) (21 kgm)
at 4000 rpm
Specific torque
(DIN)
82.4 Nm/litre
1 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction light alloy block & head
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 8.7:1
Fuel system Bosch L-Jetronic fuel injection
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1035.5 kPa (150.2 psi)
Maximum RPM 5500 rpm
crankshaft bearings 5
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 625 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 17.2 s
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed 200 km/h (124 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 95.1 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
69.94 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
93.79 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.04 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 14.3 kg/kW
23.88 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 transverse
Drive wheels front wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
Steering power assisted rack & pinion
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle
Front suspension I.W.HPS.ALC.ARB.
Rear suspension I.STA.HPS.ALC.ARB.
Wheel size front 5½ x 14
Wheel size rear 5½ x 14
Tyres front 195/70 x 14
Tyres rear 195/70 x 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 0.73
Final drive ratio 4.07
general
Carfolio.com ID24695
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 21.4
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1985 Citroën CX 25 Prestige added before December 1995.
Last modified 2013-06-19.