1974 Citroën CX 25 Diesel

This automobile has a saloon (sedan) body style styled by Robert Opron with a front located engine driving through the front wheels. Power is produced by a single overhead camshaft, 2.5 litre naturally aspirated 4 cylinder engine, with 2 valves per cylinder that produces power and torque figures of 75 bhp (76 PS/56 kW) at 4250 rpm and 150 N·m (111 lb·ft/15.3 kgm) at 2000 rpm respectively. A 4 speed manual transmission transfers the power to the driven wheels. Stated kerb weight is 1370 kg. Maximum speed claimed is 147 km/h or 91 mph.

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1974 Citroën CX 25 Diesel information summary

What body style?
sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
4670 mm
How heavy?
1370 kg
What size engine?
2.5 litre, 2500 cm3
How many cylinders?
4, Straight
How much power?
76 PS / 75 bhp / 56 kW @ 4250 rpm
How much torque?
150 Nm / 111 ft.lb / 15.3 kgm @ 2000 rpm
How fast?
147 km/h, 91 mph

Citroën CX models

4 door sedan/​saloon FF 5M 2500 cm3 96 PS 95 bhp 71 kW 1405 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 5M 2500 cm3 138 PS 136 bhp 101 kW 1370 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 3A 2500 cm3 138 PS 136 bhp 101 kW
Citroën CX25 GTi -
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 5M 2500 cm3 138 PS 136 bhp 101 kW 1370 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 5M 2500 cm3 168 PS 166 bhp 124 kW 1409 kg
sedan/​saloon FF 4M 1995 cm3 107 PS 106 bhp 79 kW 1235 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 5M 2165 cm3 117 PS 115 bhp 86 kW 1245 kg

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1974 Citroën CX 25 Diesel data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors
DesignerRobert Opron
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2850 mm 112.2 inches
Track/tread (front) 1510 mm 59.4 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1370 mm 53.9 inches
Length 4670 mm 183.9 inches
Width 1770 mm 69.7 inches
Height 1360 mm 53.5 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.64
Kerb weight 1370 kg 3020 lb
Weight distribution 68.4 % front
fuel tank capacity
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated diesel
Engine manufacturer Citroën
Engine code
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 76 PS (75 bhp) (56 kW)
at 4250 rpm
Specific output 30 bhp/litre
0.49 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 150 Nm (111 ft·lb) (15.3 kgm)
at 2000 rpm
Specific torque 60 Nm/litre
0.73 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump
compression ratio 22.2:1
Fuel system
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 754 kPa (109.4 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 5
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 625 cc
Aspiration Normal D.
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) -1.00 s
Standing quarter-mile 20.7 s
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed 147 km/h (91 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 55.51 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
40.82 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
54.74 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.02 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 24.5 kg/kW
40.92 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.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 4 speed manual
Top gear ratio 0.8
Final drive ratio 4.54
general
Carfolio.com ID30646
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 21.4
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1974 Citroën CX 25 Diesel added before December 1995.
Last modified 2013-06-19.