Citroën Saxo 1.6i 16V VTS

The Citroën Saxo 1.6i 16V VTS is a 3 door hatchback style road car with a front positioned engine powering the front wheels. Its engine is a naturally aspirated petrol, 1.6 litre, double overhead camshaft 4 cylinder with 4 valves per cylinder. This unit produces 117 bhp (119 PS/87 kW) of power at 6600 rpm, and maximum torque of 145 N·m (107 lb·ft/14.8 kgm) at 5200 rpm. The engine supplies its power through to the wheels via a 5 speed manual transmission. With a claimed kerb weight of 935 kg, the Citroën Saxo 1.6i 16V VTS covers the 0-100 km/h yardstick in 8.7 seconds and the standing kilometre in 29.9 seconds. It is claimed to manage a top speed of 205 km/h, or 127 mph.

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Key facts

Citroën Saxo 1.6i 16V VTS information summary

What body style?
3 door hatchback with 4/5 seats
How long?
3737 mm
How heavy?
935 kg
What size engine?
1.6 litre, 1587 cm3
How many cylinders?
4, Straight
How much power?
119 PS / 117 bhp / 87 kW @ 6600 rpm
How much torque?
145 Nm / 107 ft.lb / 14.8 kgm @ 5200 rpm
How quick?
0-100 km/h: 8.7 s
How fast?
205 km/h, 127 mph

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3 door hatchback FF 5M 1527 cm3 57 PS 56 bhp 42 kW 139.0 CO2 890 kg
3 door hatchback FF 5M 1587 cm3 88 PS 87 bhp 65 kW 920 kg

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Citroën Saxo 1.6i 16V VTS data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater hatchback
Number of doors3
Designer
dimensions & weights
Wheelbase 2385 93.9
Track/tread (front) 1401 55.2
Track/tread (rear) 1321 52
Length 3737 147.1
Width 1620 63.8
Height 1360 53.5
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.57
Kerb weight 935 kg 2061
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 45 litres 9.9 UK Gal 11.9 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient 0.33
Frontal area 1.82
CdA 0.60
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 double overhead camshaft (DOHC)
4 valves per cylinder
16 valves in total
maximum power output
(DIN)
119 PS (117 bhp) (87 kW)
at 6600 rpm
Specific output
(DIN)
73.7 bhp/litre
1.21 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(DIN)
145 Nm (107 ft·lb) (14.8 kgm)
at 5200 rpm
Specific torque
(DIN)
91.37 Nm/litre
1.1 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump
compression ratio 10.8:1
Fuel system EFi
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1148.2 kPa (166.5 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 8.7 s
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile 16.2 s
Standing kilometre 29.9 s
Maximum speed 205 km/h (127 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 126.87 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
93.31 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
125.13 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.06 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 10.72 kg/kW
17.9 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 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
Top gear ratio
Final drive ratio
general
Carfolio.com ID78111
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 15.3
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
Citroën Saxo 1.6i 16V VTS added 2001-03-19.
Last modified 2013-02-28.