1987 Citroën AX GT

This vehicle has a hatchback body style with a front mounted engine powering the front wheels. The power is produced by a naturally aspirated engine of 1.4 litre capacity. This unit features single overhead camshaft valve gear, 4 cylinder layout, and 2 valves per cylinder. It develops 85 bhp (86 PS/63 kW) of power at 6400 rpm, and maximum torque of 116 N·m (86 lb·ft/11.8 kgm) at 4000 rpm. A 5 speed manual gearbox delivers the power to the driven wheels. Its stated kerb weight is 722 kg. Maximum claimed speed is 177 km/h or 110 mph.

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Key facts

1987 Citroën AX GT information summary

What body style?
hatchback with 4/5 seats
How long?
3531 mm
How heavy?
722 kg
What size engine?
1.4 litre, 1360 cm3
How many cylinders?
4, Straight
How much power?
86 PS / 85 bhp / 63 kW @ 6400 rpm
How much torque?
116 Nm / 86 ft.lb / 11.8 kgm @ 4000 rpm
How quick?
0-60 mph: 9.2 s
How fast?
177 km/h, 110 mph

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1987 Citroën AX GT data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater hatchback
Number of doors
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2286 mm 90 inches
Track/tread (front) 1397 mm 55 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1321 mm 52 inches
Length 3531 mm 139 inches
Width 1600 mm 63 inches
Height 1340 mm 52.8 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.54
Kerb weight 722 kg 1592 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient 0.31
Frontal area 1.77
CdA 0.55
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Peugeot
Engine code
Cylinders Straight 4
Capacity 1.4 litre
1360 cc
(82.992 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 75 × 77 mm
2.95 × 3.03 in
Bore/stroke ratio 0.97
Valve gear single overhead camshaft (SOHC)
2 valves per cylinder
8 valves in total
maximum power output 86 PS (85 bhp) (63 kW)
at 6400 rpm
Specific output 62.5 bhp/litre
1.02 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 116 Nm (86 ft·lb) (11.8 kgm)
at 4000 rpm
Specific torque 85.29 Nm/litre
1.03 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump
compression ratio 9.3:1
Fuel system 1 So carb
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1071.8 kPa (155.5 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 5
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 340 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter N
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph 9.2 s
Acceleration 0-100km/h
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile 17.2 s
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed 177 km/h (110 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 119.36 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
87.79 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
117.73 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.05 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 11.39 kg/kW
19.03 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
Rear suspension
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 0.85
Final drive ratio 3.94
general
Carfolio.com ID36278
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 14.0
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1987 Citroën AX GT added before December 1995.
Last modified 2013-02-28.