1982 Citroën BX17 TGD

The Citroën BX17 TGD is a hatchback-bodied car with a front mounted engine powering the front wheels. The 1.8 litre engine is a naturally aspirated, single overhead camshaft, 4 cylinder unit that has an output of 60 bhp (61 PS/45 kW) of power at 4600 rpm, and maximum torque of 111 N·m (82 lb·ft/11.3 kgm) at 2000 rpm. This power is transferred to the wheels through a 5 speed manual gearbox. Quoted kerb weight is 986 kg.

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1982 Citroën BX17 TGD information summary

What body style?
hatchback with 4/5 seats
How long?
4229 mm
How heavy?
986 kg
What size engine?
1.8 litre, 1769 cm3
How many cylinders?
4, Straight
How much power?
61 PS / 60 bhp / 45 kW @ 4600 rpm
How much torque?
111 Nm / 82 ft.lb / 11.3 kgm @ 2000 rpm

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1982 Citroën BX17 TGD data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater hatchback
Number of doors
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2655 mm 104.5 inches
Track/tread (front)
Track/tread (rear)
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 986 kg 2174 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient 0.34
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated diesel
Engine manufacturer Peugeot
Engine code
Cylinders Straight 4
Capacity 1.8 litre
1769 cc
(107.951 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 80 × 88 mm
3.15 × 3.46 in
Bore/stroke ratio 0.91
Valve gear single overhead camshaft (SOHC)
2 valves per cylinder
8 valves in total
maximum power output 61 PS (60 bhp) (45 kW)
at 4600 rpm
Specific output 33.9 bhp/litre
0.56 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 111 Nm (82 ft·lb) (11.3 kgm)
at 2000 rpm
Specific torque 62.75 Nm/litre
0.76 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump
compression ratio
Fuel system
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 788.5 kPa (114.4 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 442.25 cc
Aspiration Normal D.
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
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed
Power-to-weight ratio 61.7 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
45.38 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
60.85 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.03 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 22.04 kg/kW
36.81 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
Final drive ratio
general
Carfolio.com ID6237
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 15.9
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1982 Citroën BX17 TGD added before December 1995.
Last modified 2013-02-28.