1984 Citroën BX19 RD

The BX19 RD is a front wheel drive hatchback motor vehicle with a front mounted engine, manufactured by Citroën. The 1.9 litre engine is a naturally aspirated, single overhead camshaft, 4 cylinder unit that has an output of 65 bhp (66 PS/48 kW) of power at 4600 rpm, and maximum torque of 119 N·m (88 lb·ft/12.1 kgm) at 2000 rpm. The engine transfers its power through to the wheels by means of a 5 speed manual transmission. The quoted kerb weight is 990 kg. It is claimed to manage a top speed of 158 km/h, or 98 mph.

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1984 Citroën BX19 RD information summary

What body style?
hatchback with 4/5 seats
How long?
4229 mm
How heavy?
990 kg
What size engine?
1.9 litre, 1905 cm3
How many cylinders?
4, Straight
How much power?
66 PS / 65 bhp / 48 kW @ 4600 rpm
How much torque?
119 Nm / 88 ft.lb / 12.1 kgm @ 2000 rpm
How quick?
0-60 mph: 14.8 s
How fast?
158 km/h, 98 mph

Citroën BX19 models

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hatchback FF 5M 1905 cm3 106 PS 105 bhp 78 kW 995 kg
hatchback FF 5M 1905 cm3 72 PS 71 bhp 53 kW 986 kg

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1984 Citroën BX19 RD data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater hatchback
Number of doors
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2655 mm 104.5 inches
Track/tread (front) 1405 mm 55.3 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1354 mm 53.3 inches
Length 4229 mm 166.5 inches
Width 1661 mm 65.4 inches
Height 1346 mm 53 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.59
Kerb weight 990 kg 2183 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient 0.34
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated diesel
Engine manufacturer Peugeot
Engine code
Cylinders Straight 4
Capacity 1.9 litre
1905 cc
(116.25 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 83 × 88 mm
3.27 × 3.46 in
Bore/stroke ratio 0.94
Valve gear single overhead camshaft (SOHC)
2 valves per cylinder
8 valves in total
maximum power output
(DIN)
66 PS (65 bhp) (48 kW)
at 4600 rpm
Specific output
(DIN)
34.1 bhp/litre
0.56 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(DIN)
119 Nm (88 ft·lb) (12.1 kgm)
at 2000 rpm
Specific torque
(DIN)
62.47 Nm/litre
0.76 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump
compression ratio 23.5:1
Fuel system
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 785 kPa (113.9 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 476.25 cc
Aspiration Normal D.
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter N
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph) 10.5 s
Acceleration 0-60mph 14.8 s
Acceleration 0-100km/h
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph) -1.00 s
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed 158 km/h (98 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 66.57 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
48.96 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
65.66 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.03 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 20.42 kg/kW
34.12 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
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle
Front suspension I.HPS.ARB.
Rear suspension I.STA.HPS.ALC.ARB.
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front
Tyres rear
Brakes F/R Di/Di
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Braked area
Gearbox 5 speed manual
Top gear ratio 0.76
Final drive ratio 3.94
general
Carfolio.com ID27060
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 17.1
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1984 Citroën BX19 RD added before December 1995.
Last modified 2013-02-28.