Citroen Saxo 1.6i VTS
Model Year 1999, B - Segment (City car)

drivers'

3.0

rating

Badges:
hatchback
hatchback
x 3
x 3
Front
Front
1.6 L4 8v
Nat. Asp.
Nat. Asp.
Petrol
Petrol

Basic info on Citroen Saxo 1.6i VTS

The French car first seen in 1999 and powered by a 4 - cylinder nat. asp. petrol unit, produced by Peugeot. The engine offers a displacement of 1.6 litre matched to a front wheel drive system and a manual gearbox with 5 gears. Vehicle in question is a city car with the top speed of 187km/h, reaching the 100km/h (62mph) mark in 10.0s and consumping around 7.3 liters of fuel every 100 kilometers.

Data

Engine info ( issues & breakdowns )
Peugeot / Citroen

1.6 TU5 JP (NFR)

displacement:
1587
cc
configuration:
4 - Inline
 
valves:
8, 2 p/ cylinder
 
aspiration:
Nat. Asp.
 
fuel type:
Petrol
 
power:
90
hp
torque:
135
Nm
Vehicle information - Citroen Saxo
~30% score
produced:
1999. - 2003.
 
body style:
hatchback
3 door
length:
3718
mm
width:
1595
mm
height:
1379
mm
boot:
280 - 953
l
fuel tank:
45
l

Performance

Manual gearbox performance

emission

E

category

manual gearbox

5 gears

average

7.3

l/100km

weight:
895
kg
acc. 0-100 km/h:
10.0
s
top speed:
187
km/h
cons. (urban):
9.9
l/100km
cons. (highway):
5.8
l/100km
cons. (average):
7.3
l/100km
CO2 emissions:
184
g/km

Pros & Cons compared to direct rivals

safety
reliability
comfort
practicality
performance
economy
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Safety results for Citroen Saxo

EuroNCAP: ~30% occupant safety

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