1997 Citroën Xsara 1.8i SX Automatic

This car has a 3 door hatchback body style with a front located engine delivering its power to the front wheels. Power is produced by a single overhead camshaft, 1.8 litre naturally aspirated 4 cylinder motor, with 2 valves per cylinder that develops power and torque figures of 99 bhp (100 PS/74 kW) at 6000 rpm and 153 N·m (113 lb·ft/15.6 kgm) at 3000 rpm respectively. A 4 speed automatic gearbox delivers the power to the driven wheels. The claimed kerb weight is 1099 kg. Its maximum speed claimed is 177 km/h (110 mph).

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1997 Citroën Xsara 1.8i SX Automatic information summary

What body style?
3 door hatchback with 4/5 seats
How long?
4167 mm
How heavy?
1099 kg
What size engine?
1.8 litre, 1761 cm3
How many cylinders?
4, Straight
How much power?
100 PS / 99 bhp / 74 kW @ 6000 rpm
How much torque?
153 Nm / 113 ft.lb / 15.6 kgm @ 3000 rpm
How quick?
0-100 km/h: 15.4 s
How fast?
177 km/h, 110 mph

Citroën Xsara models

2 door fixed-head coupé FF 4A 1997 cm3 110 PS 108 bhp 81 kW 154.0 CO2 1246 kg
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2 door fixed-head coupé FF 5M 1997 cm3 110 PS 108 bhp 81 kW 138.0 CO2 1216 kg
Citroen Xsara Estate HDi -
5 door estate/​station wagon FF 5M 1997 cm3 110 PS 108 bhp 81 kW 141.0 CO2 1265 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FF 4A 1997 cm3 110 PS 108 bhp 81 kW 156.0 CO2 1296 kg
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4 door sedan/​saloon FF 5M 1997 cm3 110 PS 108 bhp 81 kW 138.0 CO2 1216 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 4A 1997 cm3 110 PS 108 bhp 81 kW 154.0 CO2 1247 kg
5 door hatchback FF 5M 1587 cm3 108 PS 107 bhp 80 kW 1141 kg
5 door hatchback FF 4A 1587 cm3 108 PS 107 bhp 80 kW 1172 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FF 5M 1587 cm3 108 PS 107 bhp 80 kW 1134 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FF 4A 1587 cm3 108 PS 107 bhp 80 kW 1165 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FF 5M 1587 cm3 108 PS 107 bhp 80 kW 1166 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FF 4A 1587 cm3 108 PS 107 bhp 80 kW 1197 kg
3 door hatchback FF 5M 1360 cm3 75 PS 74 bhp 55 kW 1020 kg
5 door hatchback FF 5M 1761 cm3 111 PS 109 bhp 81 kW 1186 kg
3 door hatchback FF 5M 1761 cm3 111 PS 109 bhp 81 kW 1102 kg
3 door hatchback FF 5M 1761 cm3 89 PS 88 bhp 66 kW 1071 kg
Citroen Xsara  -
5 door hatchback FF 5M 1998 cm3 163 PS 161 bhp 120 kW 1190 kg

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1997 Citroën Xsara 1.8i SX Automatic data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater hatchback
Number of doors3
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2540 mm 100 inches
Track/tread (front) 1423 mm 56 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1430 mm 56.3 inches
Length 4167 mm 164.1 inches
Width 1698 mm 66.9 inches
Height 1405 mm 55.3 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.64
Kerb weight 1099 kg 2423 lb
Weight distribution 60 % front
fuel tank capacity 54 litres 11.9 UK Gal 14.3 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient 0.34
Frontal area 1.99
CdA 0.68
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Peugeot
Engine code XU7JPL3
Cylinders Straight 4
Capacity 1.8 litre
1761 cc
(107.463 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 83 × 81.4 mm
3.27 × 3.2 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.02
Valve gear single overhead camshaft (SOHC)
2 valves per cylinder
8 valves in total
maximum power output
(EEC)
100 PS (99 bhp) (74 kW)
at 6000 rpm
Specific output
(EEC)
56.2 bhp/litre
0.92 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(EEC)
153 Nm (113 ft·lb) (15.6 kgm)
at 3000 rpm
Specific torque
(EEC)
86.88 Nm/litre
1.05 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump
compression ratio 9.25:1
Fuel system EFi
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1091.8 kPa (158.4 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 440.25 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter Y
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h 15.4 s
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile 20 s
Standing kilometre 36.6 s
Maximum speed 177 km/h (110 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 91.33 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
67.17 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
90.08 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.04 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 14.89 kg/kW
24.87 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 3.300
Turning circle 10.70 m
Front suspension
Rear suspension
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front
Tyres rear
Brakes F/R VeDi/Dr-S
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Braked area
Gearbox 4 speed automatic
Top gear ratio
Final drive ratio
general
Carfolio.com ID86152
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 17.1
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1997 Citroën Xsara 1.8i SX Automatic added 2001-08-20.
Last modified 2013-02-28.