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CITROEN Xantia Series/Models Timeline, Specifications and Pictures

Generations: 2
First production year: 1993
Engines: Gasoline, Diesel
Body style: Hatchback
 

1998 - 2001

Citroen introduced a facelift for the Xantia range in 1998, improving the car's look and the engine lineup. The Xantia was remembered for the Activa version, which managed to provide a 1.2 g on the skidpad, which was the best in the world at that time. It was still better than most supercars from its era. Worth mentioning that the C5 Corvette from the same era managed a 1.0 g on the slal...

full description and technical specifications
gasoline engines:

  CITROEN Xantia 1.8i 5MT (112 HP)

  CITROEN Xantia 1.8i 5MT (90 HP)

  CITROEN Xantia 2.0i 4AT (123 HP)

  CITROEN Xantia 2.0i 5MT (135 HP)

  CITROEN Xantia 2.0L Turbo 5MT (150 HP)

  CITROEN Xantia 3.0L V6 5MT (196 HP)

diesel engines:

  CITROEN Xantia 1.9L SD 5MT (75 HP)

  CITROEN Xantia 1.9L TD 5MT (90 HP)

  CITROEN Xantia 2.0L HDI 5MT (110 HP)

  CITROEN Xantia 2.0L HDI 5MT (90 HP)

  CITROEN Xantia 2.1L TD 5MT (110 HP)

1993 - 1998

The Citroen Xantia was a five-door family car that was amongst the medium class leaders, mainly it was due to it's unique self leveling suspension which provides an astonishingly good ride. It was said that immature drivers often abused the system ( there's a control by the handbrake ) by bouncing the car up and down while waiting for the traffic lights to change. The Xantia was descri...

full description and technical specifications
gasoline engines:

  CITROEN Xantia 1.6i 5MT (90 HP)

  CITROEN Xantia 1.8i 5MT (103 HP)

  CITROEN Xantia 1.8i 5MT (112 HP)

  CITROEN Xantia 2.0i 5MT (122 HP)

  CITROEN Xantia 2.0i 5MT (135 HP)

  CITROEN Xantia 2.0i 5MT (155 HP)

  CITROEN Xantia 2.0L Turbo 5MT (134 HP)

  CITROEN Xantia 3.0L V6 5MT (194 HP)