1974 Citroën CX 25 Diesel Turbo Break

Citroën CX 25 Diesel Turbo Break is a car that has a 4 door estate/station wagon body style designed by Robert Opron with a front located engine powering the front wheels. Its engine is a turbocharged diesel, 2.5 litre, single overhead camshaft 4 cylinder with 2 valves per cylinder. In this application it produces 95 bhp (96 PS/71 kW) of power at 3700 rpm, and maximum torque of 216 N·m (159 lb·ft/22 kgm) at 2000 rpm. A 5 speed manual transmission supplies the power to the driven wheels. Quoted weight at the kerb is 1520 kg. Maximum claimed speed is 170 km/h, which equates to 106 mph.

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1974 Citroën CX 25 Diesel Turbo Break information summary

What body style?
4 door estate/station wagon with 4/5 seats
How long?
4952 mm
How heavy?
1520 kg
What size engine?
2.5 litre, 2500 cm3
How many cylinders?
4, Straight
How much power?
96 PS / 95 bhp / 71 kW @ 3700 rpm
How much torque?
216 Nm / 159 ft.lb / 22 kgm @ 2000 rpm
How fast?
170 km/h, 106 mph

Citroën CX models

5 door estate/​station wagon FF 5M 2165 cm3 115 PS 113 bhp 84 kW 1330 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 5M 2500 cm3 168 PS 166 bhp 124 kW 1450 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 5M 2500 cm3 138 PS 136 bhp 101 kW 1450 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 3A 2500 cm3 138 PS 136 bhp 101 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FF 5M 2500 cm3 138 PS 136 bhp 101 kW 1465 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FF 3A 2500 cm3 138 PS 136 bhp 101 kW
estate/​station wagon FF 4M 1995 cm3 107 PS 106 bhp 79 kW 1390 kg
estate/​station wagon FF 5M 1995 cm3 107 PS 106 bhp 79 kW 1400 kg
Citroën CX Prestige -
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 5M 2347 cm3 128 PS 126 bhp 94 kW 1475 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 3A 2347 cm3 128 PS 126 bhp 94 kW 1490 kg
estate/​station wagon FF 5M 2165 cm3 117 PS 115 bhp 86 kW 1390 kg
estate/​station wagon FF 4M 2500 cm3 76 PS 75 bhp 56 kW 1500 kg

Similar models

5 door estate/​station wagon FR 3M 4097 cm3 96 PS 95 bhp 71 kW 1858 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 3M 4097 cm3 96 PS 95 bhp 71 kW 1837 kg
1974 Citroën CX 25 Diesel Turbo Break data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater estate/station wagon
Number of doors4
DesignerRobert Opron
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 3095 mm 121.9 inches
Track/tread (front) 1510 mm 59.4 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1390 mm 54.7 inches
Length 4952 mm 195 inches
Width 1770 mm 69.7 inches
Height 1465 mm 57.7 inches
Ground clearance 155 mm 6.1 inches
length:wheelbase ratio 1.6
Kerb weight 1520 kg 3351 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 68 litres 15 UK Gal 18 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type turbocharged 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
(DIN)
96 PS (95 bhp) (71 kW)
at 3700 rpm
Specific output
(DIN)
38 bhp/litre
0.62 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(DIN)
216 Nm (159 ft·lb) (22 kgm)
at 2000 rpm
Specific torque
(DIN)
86.4 Nm/litre
1.04 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump
compression ratio 21:1
Fuel system Roto-Diesel inj. pump
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1085.7 kPa (157.5 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 5
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 625 cc
Aspiration Turbo D.
Compressor
Intercooler
Catalytic converter N
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile 18.7 s
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed 170 km/h (106 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 63.37 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
46.61 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
62.5 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.03 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 21.46 kg/kW
35.84 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 2.500
Turning circle 11.80 m
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 VeDi/Di-S
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Braked area 484 cm2
Gearbox 5 speed manual
Top gear ratio 0.88
Final drive ratio 3.81
general
Carfolio.com ID38852
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 Turbo Break added before December 1995.
Last modified 2013-06-19.