1996 Chrysler Cirrus LX US

The Chrysler Cirrus LX is a front wheel drive motor car, with its motor placed in the front, and a 4 door saloon (sedan) bodyshell. The 4 cylinder, double overhead camshaft naturally aspirated engine has 4 valves per cylinder and a volume of 2.4 litres. For this model it provides power and torque figures of 150 bhp (152 PS/112 kW) at 5200 rpm and 227 Nm (167 lbft/23.1 kgm) at 4000 rpm respectively. The engine transmits power to the wheels compliments of a 4 speed automatic set of gears. The claimed kerb weight is 1428 kg.

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Chrysler Cirrus LX -
Chrysler Cirrus LX
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Key facts

1996 Chrysler Cirrus LX US information summary

What body style?
4 door sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
4724 mm
How heavy?
1428 kg
What size engine?
2.4 litre, 2429 cm3
How many cylinders?
4, Straight
How much power?
152 PS / 150 bhp / 112 kW @ 5200 rpm
How much torque?
227 Nm / 167 ft.lb / 23.1 kgm @ 4000 rpm

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4 door sedan/​saloon FF 4A 2497 cm3 170 PS 168 bhp 125 kW 1427 kg
Chrysler Cirrus LXi -
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 4A 2497 cm3 170 PS 168 bhp 125 kW 1429 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 4A 2497 cm3 166 PS 164 bhp 122 kW 1327 kg

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1996 Chrysler Cirrus LX data
Applicable to the USA domestic market(s).
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors4
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2743 mm 108 inches
Track/tread (front) 1529 mm 60.2 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1529 mm 60.2 inches
Length 4724 mm 186 inches
Width 1821 mm 71.7 inches
Height 1334 mm 52.5 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.72
Kerb weight 1428 kg 3148 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 60.6 litres 13.3 UK Gal 16 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Chrysler
Engine code
Cylinders Straight 4
Capacity 2.4 litre
2429 cc
(148.227 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 87.5 × 101 mm
3.44 × 3.98 in
Bore/stroke ratio 0.87
Valve gear double overhead camshaft (DOHC)
4 valves per cylinder
16 valves in total
maximum power output
(SAEnet)
152 PS (150 bhp) (112 kW)
at 5200 rpm
Specific output
(SAEnet)
61.8 bhp/litre
1.01 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(SAEnet)
227 Nm (167 ft·lb) (23.1 kgm)
at 4000 rpm
Specific torque
(SAEnet)
93.45 Nm/litre
1.13 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump
compression ratio 9.4:1
Fuel system
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1174.4 kPa (170.3 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 607.25 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter Y
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed
Power-to-weight ratio 106.5 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
78.33 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
105.04 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.05 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 12.77 kg/kW
21.32 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 power assisted rack & pinion
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle
Front suspension I.ULW.CS.ARB.
Rear suspension I.MultiLi.CS.ARB.
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front
Tyres rear
Brakes F/R VeDi/Dr-S-ABS
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Braked area
Gearbox 4 speed automatic
Top gear ratio
Final drive ratio
general
Carfolio.com ID3872
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 19.0
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1996 Chrysler Cirrus LX added 1996-05-05.
Last modified 2013-02-28.