1986 Citroën BX19 TRS

This vehicle has a hatchback body style with a front located engine driving through the front wheels. The 1.9 litre engine is a naturally aspirated, single overhead camshaft, 4 cylinder unit that has an output of 105 bhp (106 PS/78 kW) of power at 5600 rpm, and maximum torque of 161 N·m (119 lb·ft/16.4 kgm) at 3000 rpm. The power is delivered to the wheels by means of a 5 speed manual gearbox. Claimed kerb weight is 995 kg. Maximum stated speed is 185 km/h, which equates to 115 mph.

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1986 Citroën BX19 TRS information summary

What body style?
hatchback with 4/5 seats
How long?
4229 mm
How heavy?
995 kg
What size engine?
1.9 litre, 1905 cm3
How many cylinders?
4, Straight
How much power?
106 PS / 105 bhp / 78 kW @ 5600 rpm
How much torque?
161 Nm / 119 ft.lb / 16.4 kgm @ 3000 rpm
How quick?
0-60 mph: 9.5 s
How fast?
185 km/h, 115 mph

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1986 Citroën BX19 TRS data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater hatchback
Number of doors
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2655 mm 104.5 inches
Track/tread (front) 1410 mm 55.5 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 995 kg 2194 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient 0.34
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
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 106 PS (105 bhp) (78 kW)
at 5600 rpm
Specific output 55.1 bhp/litre
0.9 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 161 Nm (119 ft·lb) (16.4 kgm)
at 3000 rpm
Specific torque 84.51 Nm/litre
1.02 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump
compression ratio 9.3:1
Fuel system
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1062 kPa (154 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 476.25 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter N
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph 9.5 s
Acceleration 0-100km/h
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed 185 km/h (115 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 106.99 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
78.69 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
105.53 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.05 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 12.71 kg/kW
21.23 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.CS.ALC.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 0.87
Final drive ratio 3.69
general
Carfolio.com ID37774
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 17.1
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1986 Citroën BX19 TRS added before December 1995.
Last modified 2013-02-28.