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2008 Citroen Xsara vs. 2004 Citroen C8

To start off, 2008 Citroen Xsara is newer by 4 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2004 Citroen C8. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2004 Citroen C8 would be higher. At 1,997 cc (4 cylinders), 2004 Citroen C8 is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2004 Citroen C8 (138 HP @ 6000 RPM) has 24 more horse power than 2008 Citroen Xsara. (114 HP @ 5500 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2004 Citroen C8 should accelerate faster than 2008 Citroen Xsara. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2004 Citroen C8 weights approximately 367 kg more than 2008 Citroen Xsara. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

Both vehicles are front wheel drive (FWD). Which offers better traction when its slippery than rear wheel drive vehicles. With that said, do keep in mind that many other factors such as speed and the wear on your tires can also have significant impact on traction and control. Let's talk about torque, 2004 Citroen C8 (190 Nm @ 4100 RPM) has 30 more torque (in Nm) than 2008 Citroen Xsara. (160 Nm @ 4000 RPM). This means 2004 Citroen C8 will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2008 Citroen Xsara.

Compare all specifications:

2008 Citroen Xsara 2004 Citroen C8
Make Citroen Citroen
Model Xsara C8
Year Released 2008 2004
Body Type Hatchback Minivan
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1749 cc 1997 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 114 HP 138 HP
Engine RPM 5500 RPM 6000 RPM
Torque 160 Nm 190 Nm
Torque RPM 4000 RPM 4100 RPM
Engine Compression Ratio 11.0:1 11.0:1
Fuel Type Gasoline - Premium Gasoline
Drive Type Front Front
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 5 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 1320 kg 1687 kg
Vehicle Length 4280 mm 4730 mm
Vehicle Width 1760 mm 1860 mm
Vehicle Height 1640 mm 1760 mm
Wheelbase Size 2770 mm 2830 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 55 L 47 L


 

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