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CITROEN CX Series/Models Timeline, Specifications and Pictures

Generations: 3
First production year: 1974
Engines: Gasoline, Diesel
Body style: Hatchback
 

1985 - 1989

The French carmaker introduced a heavily revised CX in 1985, continuing the legacy left by the famous DS model. Even by those times standards, the CX was an old car in 1985. It was already eleven-year-old but still didn't show its age. It was like a song that refused to go away from the charts. And when the customers started to lose their interest, a DJ came and made a new version for it...

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gasoline engines:

  CITROEN CX 2.0L 5MT(102 HP)

  CITROEN CX 2.2L 5MT (116 HP)

  CITROEN CX 2.5L 5MT (137 HP)

  CITROEN CX 2.5L 5MT (169 HP)

diesel engines:

  CITROEN CX 2.5L D 5MT (75 HP)

  CITROEN CX 2.5l D Turbo (120 HP)

  CITROEN CX 2.5L D Turbo 5MT (95 HP)

1982 - 1985

The last vehicle designed entirely by Citroen before the Peugeot takeover, the Citroen CX was marketed in Europe between 1974 and 1991. Even from the beginning of its production the Citroen CX was appreciated, winning the European Car of the Year trophy in 1975. The Citroen CX succeeded the legendary Citroen DS from which it borrowed its hydropneumatic suspensions. The engine was mounted ...

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gasoline engines:

  CITROEN CX 2.0L 4MT (106 HP)

  CITROEN CX 2.4L 5MT (128 HP)

  CITROEN CX 2.5L 5MT (138 HP)

  CITROEN CX 2.5L 5MT (168 HP)

1974 - 1982

Citroen was in a bad financial situation at the beginning of the '70s, and despite having successful products, its accounting was in the red zone. With only a few models in its lineup and significant debts, Citroen went bankrupt in 1974. Michelin, the tire manufacturer, owned one-third of the carmaker's stakes and sold them to Peugeot, who stepped in to save the struggling brand. Bu...

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