1985 Citroën BX4 TC

This vehicle has a 4 door saloon (sedan) type body with a front mounted engine driving through all four wheels. The 2.1 litre engine is a turbocharged, single overhead camshaft, 4 cylinder that develops 200 bhp (203 PS/149 kW) of power at 5250 rpm, and maximum torque of 294 N·m (217 lb·ft/30 kgm) at 2750 rpm. The engine transfers its power through to the wheels by means of a 5 speed manual gearbox. Stated kerb weight is 1280 kg. Maximum speed claimed is 222 km/h (138 mph).

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Citroën BX4 TC
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Key facts

1985 Citroën BX4 TC information summary

What body style?
4 door sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
4512 mm
How heavy?
1280 kg
What size engine?
2.1 litre, 2141 cm3
How many cylinders?
4, Straight
How much power?
203 PS / 200 bhp / 149 kW @ 5250 rpm
How much torque?
294 Nm / 217 ft.lb / 30 kgm @ 2750 rpm
How quick?
0-60 mph: 7.5 s
How fast?
222 km/h, 138 mph

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1985 Citroën BX4 TC data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors4
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2612 mm 102.8 inches
Track/tread (front) 1548 mm 60.9 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1548 mm 60.9 inches
Length 4512 mm 177.6 inches
Width 1830 mm 72 inches
Height
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.73
Kerb weight 1280 kg 2822 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type turbocharged petrol
Engine manufacturer Citroën
Engine code
Cylinders Straight 4
Capacity 2.1 litre
2141 cc
(130.652 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 91.4 × 81.6 mm
3.6 × 3.21 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.12
Valve gear single overhead camshaft (SOHC)
2 valves per cylinder
8 valves in total
maximum power output 203 PS (200 bhp) (149 kW)
at 5250 rpm
Specific output 93.4 bhp/litre
1.53 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 294 Nm (217 ft·lb) (30 kgm)
at 2750 rpm
Specific torque 137.32 Nm/litre
1.66 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump
compression ratio 7:1
Fuel system
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1725.6 kPa (250.3 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 535.25 cc
Aspiration Turbo
Compressor
Intercooler
Catalytic converter N
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph 7.5 s
Acceleration 0-100km/h
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed 222 km/h (138 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 158.42 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
116.52 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
156.25 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.07 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 8.58 kg/kW
14.34 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 longitudinal
Drive wheels all 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 Di/Di
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Braked area
Gearbox 5 speed manual
Top gear ratio
Final drive ratio 3.89
general
Carfolio.com ID6259
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 20.7
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1985 Citroën BX4 TC added before December 1995.
Last modified 2013-02-28.