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Citroën 2CV


type 4/5S SAL
doors 2

Engine information

Bore × stroke 66.00 mm × 62.00 mm 2.6 in × 2.44 in
Cylinders F-2
Displace 0.4 litre 424 cc (25.874 cu in)
Engine type OHV
Valves 2 valves per cylinder | 4 valves in total
Engine construction
Compression ratio 7.00:1
Fuel system 1 So carb
Maximum power
0-50 mph
0-60 mph
0-100 mph
0-100 km/h
80 - 120 km/h
402 m (Quarter mile)
Standing km
Top speed
Fuel consumption
CO2 emissions
Power to weight ratio 27.56 bhp/ton
Specific output
Maximum torque
bmep 711.3 kPa (103.2 psi)
Specific torque 56.6 Nm/litre
Maximum rpm
Main bearings
Coolant Air
Bore / stroke ratio 1.06
Unitary capacity 212 cc/cylinder
Aspiration Normal
Compressor type N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter N

Dimensions and weight

wheelbase 2370 mm
wheelbase 93.3 in
Length (milimeters) 3778 mm
Length (inches) 148.7 in
Width (milimeters) 1480 mm
Width (inches) 58.3 in
Height (milimeters) 1600 mm
Height (inches) 63 in
L:W ratio 1.59
Ground clearance (milimeters) 191 mm
Ground clearance (inches) 7.5 in
Kerb weight (kilograms) 508 kg
Kerb weight (pounds) 1120 lb
Weight distribuiton
Fuel capacity (litres) 19.9 litre
Fuel capacity (UK Ga) 4.4 UK Gal
Fuel capacity (US Gal) 5.3 US Gal


Drag coefficient
Frontal area


Engine location Front
Engine alignment Unknown
Drive FWD
Turns lock-to-lock 2.300
Turning circle 9.90 m
Brakes F/R Dr/Dr
Brake ∅
Braked area
Transmission 4M
Top gear ratio 1.47
Final drive ratio 3.87

General information

RAC rating 5.4
Number made
Model code
Model family
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available

Manual Download

Download 1954 Citroën 2CV PDF Manual
Designer unknown
Year 1954

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