Key facts

1997 Citroën Xsara 1.4i X information summary

What body style?
hatchback with 4/5 seats
How long?
4167 mm
How heavy?
1020 kg
What size engine?
1.4 litre, 1360 cm3
How many cylinders?
4, Straight
How much power?
75 PS / 74 bhp / 55 kW @ 5500 rpm
How much torque?
111 Nm / 82 / 11.3 kgm @ 3400 rpm
How quick?
0-100 km/h: 14.1 s
How fast?
175 km/h, 109 mph


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1997 Citroën Xsara 1.4i X technical specifications


The Xsara 1.4i X is a motor car from Citroën, with front wheel drive, a front positioned engine and a 3 door hatchback body style.
The 4 cylinder, single overhead camshaft naturally aspirated engine has 2 valves per cylinder and a volume of 1.4 litres. In this application it develops power and torque figures of 74 bhp (75 PS/55 kW) at 5500 rpm and 111 Nm (82 lbft/11.3 kgm) at 3400 rpm respectively.
The engine delivers its power through to the wheels by means of a 5 speed manual gearbox.
Its quoted kerb weight is 1020 kg.
Maximum speed claimed is 175 km/h (109 mph).
1997 Citroën Xsara 1.4i X data
1997 Citroën Xsara 1.4i X data
Body type4/5 seater hatchback
Number of doors3
dimensions & weights
Wheelbase 2540 100
Track/tread (front) 1423 56
Track/tread (rear) 1430 56.3
Length 4167 164.1
Width 1698 66.9
Height 1401 55.2
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.64
Kerb weight 1020 kg 2249 lb
Weight distribution 58.8 % front
fuel tank capacity 54 litres 11.9 UK Gal 14.3 US Gal
Drag coefficient 0.32
Frontal area 1.98
CdA 0.63
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Peugeot
Engine code
Cylinders Straight 4
Capacity 1.4 litre
1360 cc
(82.992 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 75 × 77 mm
2.95 × 3.03 in
Bore/stroke ratio 0.97
single overhead camshaft (SOHC)
2 valves per cylinder
8 valves in total
maximum power output 75 PS (74 bhp) (55 kW)
at 5500 rpm
Specific output 54.4 bhp/litre
0.89 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 111 Nm (82 ft·lb) (11.3 kgm)
at 3400 rpm
Specific torque 81.62 Nm/litre
0.99 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
compression ratio 10.2:1
Fuel system EFi
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1025.6 kPa (148.8 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 340 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter Y
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h 14.1 s
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile 19.2 s
Standing kilometre 35.7 s
Maximum speed 175 km/h (109 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 73.56 PS/g
54.1 kW/g
72.55 bhp/ton
0.03 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 18.48 kg/kW
30.88 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres per 100km
km per litre
Carbon dioxide emissions
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ?
VED band (UK)
CO2 Effizienz (DE)
Engine position front
Engine layout transverse
Drive wheels front wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
Steering rack & pinion PAS
turns lock-to-lock 3.300
Turning circle 10.70 m
Front suspension I.MS.
Rear suspension
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front
Tyres rear
Brakes F/R Di/Dr-S
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Gearbox 5 speed manual
Top gear ratio
Final drive ratio
general ID78078
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 14.0
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1997 Citroën Xsara 1.4i X added 2001-03-19.
Last modified 2013-02-28.

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