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CITROEN XM Series/Models Timeline, Specifications and Pictures

Generations: 3
First production year: 1989
Engines: Gasoline, Diesel
Body style: Hatchback
 

1997 - 2000

It was the last stint for the oldest model in Citroen's lineup. The company's management didn't consider enhancing the aesthetic part of the car and bringing it to those time standards. It was left to die on the market. After Peugeot took over Citroen's shares, the new owner started to change the company's image and also made it more affordable. Perhaps it was the bes...

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gasoline engines:

  CITROEN XM 2.0i 5MT (135 HP)

  CITROEN XM 2.0L Turbo 5MT (150 HP)

  CITROEN XM 3.0L V6 5MT (196 HP)

diesel engines:

  CITROEN XM 2.1L Turbo D 5MT (110 HP)

  CITROEN XM 2.5L Turbo D 5MT (131 HP)

1994 - 1997

When Citroen introduced the XM in 1989, it won the European Car of the Year award for its styling and many innovations brought along, but it needed a refresh five years later. Designed by Bertone and technologically advanced, the XM was, perhaps, the first production vehicle with an adaptive suspension. Its qualities were beyond any other French car and over many other vehicles on the market....

full description and technical specifications
gasoline engines:

  CITROEN XM 2.0L 5MT (136 HP)

  CITROEN XM 2.0L Turbo 5MT (150 HP)

  CITROEN XM 3.0L V6 5MT (170 HP)

  CITROEN XM 3.0L V6 5MT (200 HP)

1989 - 1994

Citroen finally replaced the aging CX lineup in 1989 and approached a completely new design language, carried over from the successful BX range, and also reversed the letters in the nameplate, thus resulting in the XM. While the CX was developed during its independence years, the XM was conceived under Peugeot's ownership. This was reflected in many aspects, and purists are not very conv...

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