Key facts

Citroën CX 2000 Confort, 1979 MY information summary

What body style?
sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
4660 mm
How heavy?
1265 kg
What size engine?
2 litre, 1985 cm3
How many cylinders?
4, Straight
How much power?
103 PS / 102 bhp / 76 kW @ 5500 rpm
How much torque?
152 Nm / 112 ft.lb / 15.5 kgm @ 3000 rpm
How fast?
174 km/h, 108 mph

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1979 Citroën CX 2000 Confort technical specifications

Introduction

The CX 2000 Confort is a front wheel drive Robert Opron designed saloon (sedan) car with a front located engine, produced by Citroën.
Its 2 litre engine is a naturally aspirated, overhead valve, 4 cylinder unit that develops 102 bhp (103 PS/76 kW) of power at 5500 rpm, and maximum torque of 152 N·m (112 lb·ft/15.5 kgm) at 3000 rpm.
Power is transmitted to the wheels through a 4 speed manual gearbox.
The quoted weight at the kerb is 1265 kg.
The Citroën CX 2000 Confort is claimed to manage a maxiumum speed of 174 km/h, or 108 mph.
1979 Citroën CX 2000 Confort data
Citroën CX 2000 Confort, 1979 MY data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors4
DesignerRobert Opron
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2840 111.8
Track/tread (front) 1470 57.9
Track/tread (rear) 1360 53.5
Length 4660 183.5
Width 1730 68.1
Height 1360 53.5
Ground clearance 155 6.1
length:wheelbase ratio 1.64
Kerb weight 1265 kg 2789 lb
Weight distribution 67.00 % 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 M 20/616
Cylinders Straight 4
Capacity 2 litre
1985 cc
(121.132 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 86 × 85.5 mm
3.39 × 3.37 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.01
overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
8 valves in total
maximum power output
(DIN)
103 PS (102 bhp) (76 kW)
at 5500 rpm
Specific output
(DIN)
51.4 bhp/litre
0.84 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(DIN)
152 Nm (112 ft·lb) (15.5 kgm)
at 3000 rpm
Specific torque
(DIN)
76.57 Nm/litre
0.93 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump
compression ratio 9:1
Fuel system 1 We carb
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 962.3 kPa (139.6 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 5
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 496.25 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 18.30 s
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed 174 km/h (108 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 81.75 PS/g
60.13 kW/g
80.63 bhp/ton
0.04 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 16.63 kg/kW
27.78 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres per 100km
km per 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 rack & pinion
turns lock-to-lock 4.500
Turning circle 11.80 m
Front suspension I.W.HPS.ARB.
Rear suspension I.SwTrailA.HPS.ARB.ALC.
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front
Tyres rear
Brakes F/R VeDi/VeDi-S
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Gearbox 4 speed manual
Top gear ratio 0.80
Final drive ratio 4.77
general
Carfolio.com ID30701
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 18.3
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1979 Citroën CX 2000 Confort added 1996-05-04.
Last modified 2013-06-19.

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