Citroën Saxo 1.6i VTS

The Saxo 1.6i VTS is a motor vehicle from Citroën, with front wheel drive, a front located engine and a 3 door hatchback body style. Power is supplied by a single overhead camshaft, 1.6 litre naturally aspirated 4 cylinder motor, with 2 valves per cylinder that provides power and torque figures of 87 bhp (88 PS/65 kW) at 5600 rpm and 135 N·m (100 lb·ft/13.8 kgm) at 3000 rpm respectively. The engine drives the wheels through a 5 speed manual gearbox. Its claimed weight at the kerb is 920 kg. It is claimed to attain a maxiumum speed of 187 km/h, or 116 mph.

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Citroën Saxo 1.6i VTS information summary

What body style?
3 door hatchback with 4/5 seats
How long?
3737 mm
How heavy?
920 kg
What size engine?
1.6 litre, 1587 cm3
How many cylinders?
4, Straight
How much power?
88 PS / 87 bhp / 65 kW @ 5600 rpm
How much torque?
135 Nm / 100 ft.lb / 13.8 kgm @ 3000 rpm
How quick?
0-100 km/h: 11.4 s
How fast?
187 km/h, 116 mph

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3 door hatchback FF 5M 1360 cm3 75 PS 74 bhp 55 kW 860 kg
3 door hatchback FF 5M 1527 cm3 57 PS 56 bhp 42 kW 139.0 CO2 890 kg
Citroën Saxo VTS -
3 door hatchback FF 5M 1587 cm3 119 PS 117 bhp 87 kW 935 kg

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3 door hatchback FF 5M 1488 cm3 90 PS 89 bhp 66 kW 770 kg
3 door hatchback FF 3A 1488 cm3 90 PS 89 bhp 66 kW 810 kg
hatchback FF 5M 1493 cm3 91 PS 90 bhp 67 kW 980 kg
5 door hatchback FF 5M 1488 cm3 90 PS 89 bhp 66 kW 865 kg
5 door hatchback FF 3A 1488 cm3 90 PS 89 bhp 66 kW 875 kg
Citroën Saxo 1.6i VTS data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater hatchback
Number of doors3
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2385 mm 93.9 inches
Track/tread (front) 1401 mm 55.2 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1321 mm 52 inches
Length 3737 mm 147.1 inches
Width 1620 mm 63.8 inches
Height 1360 mm 53.5 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.57
Kerb weight 920 kg 2028 lb
Weight distribution 64.67 % front
fuel tank capacity 45 litres 9.9 UK Gal 11.9 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient 0.34
Frontal area 1.82
CdA 0.62
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Peugeot
Engine code
Cylinders Straight 4
Capacity 1.6 litre
1587 cc
(96.845 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 78.5 × 82 mm
3.09 × 3.23 in
Bore/stroke ratio 0.96
Valve gear single overhead camshaft (SOHC)
2 valves per cylinder
8 valves in total
maximum power output
(DIN)
88 PS (87 bhp) (65 kW)
at 5600 rpm
Specific output
(DIN)
54.8 bhp/litre
0.9 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(DIN)
135 Nm (100 ft·lb) (13.8 kgm)
at 3000 rpm
Specific torque
(DIN)
85.07 Nm/litre
1.03 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump
compression ratio 9.6:1
Fuel system EFi
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1069 kPa (155 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 396.75 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter Y
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h 11.4 s
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile 17.8 s
Standing kilometre 33.2 s
Maximum speed 187 km/h (116 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 95.88 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
70.52 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
94.57 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.04 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 14.18 kg/kW
23.69 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 2.980
Turning circle 10.90 m
Front suspension I.MS.
Rear suspension I.TB.
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front
Tyres rear
Brakes F/R VeDi/Di-S
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Braked area
Gearbox 5 speed manual
Top gear ratio
Final drive ratio
general
Carfolio.com ID78056
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 15.3
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
Citroën Saxo 1.6i VTS added 2001-03-19.
Last modified 2013-02-28.