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CITROEN Xsara Series/Models Timeline, Specifications and Pictures

Generations: 2
First production year: 1997
Engines: Gasoline, Diesel
Body style: Hatchback
 

2000 - 2004

Citroen introduced a facelifted version for the Xsara in 2000, and it tried to improve the car’s image and its drivetrains as well. In the compact segment, Citroen was not such a big player. Still, it tried to attract customers who asked for more than four wheels and a roof over their heads. It placed its bets on the design and also improved the car’s technical qualities. While the non-fac...

full description and technical specifications
gasoline engines:

  CITROEN Xsara 1.4i 5MT (75 HP)

  CITROEN Xsara 1.6i 4AT (110 HP)

  CITROEN Xsara 1.6i 5MT (110 HP)

  CITROEN Xsara 2.0i 4AT (137 HP)

  CITROEN Xsara 2.0i 5MT (137 HP)

diesel engines:

  CITROEN Xsara 1.9L D 5MT (71 HP)

  CITROEN Xsara 2.0L HDI 5MT (110 HP)

  CITROEN Xsara 2.0L HDI 5MT (90 HP)

1997 - 2000

Citroen needed a car to replace the ZX in its lineup, and the answer was the Xsara, a car built in a few shapes that rocked the French automotive market in the late '90s. Already under Peugeot ownership, Citroen still wanted to create unique-looking vehicles, but it had to do that on its owner's terms. To do that, the carmaker used the same ZX platform, but the overall design was co...

full description and technical specifications
gasoline engines:

  CITROEN Xsara 1.4L 5MT (75 HP)

  CITROEN Xsara 1.6i 5MT (90 HP)

  CITROEN Xsara 1.8i 4AT (103 HP)

  CITROEN Xsara 1.8L 5MT (112 HP)

  CITROEN Xsara 2.0i 5MT (135 HP)