Thursday 4th October 2012
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Have you ever driven or owned a Citroen AX? Did you have to replace any parts and how did they perform? We want to hear about these experiences. Leave your comments in the comments box at the bottom of the page.

Citroen AX Overview

The Citroen AX is classed as a supermini car and was produced by the French automobile manufacturing company Citroen, which is part of the PSA Peugeot Citroen Group. These cars were produced from 1986 – 1998. These cars were great economically, good fun to drive and are very cheap to buy and run. The safety features are not that good and doesn’t fair well in a crash. Overall these are good options if you are after a cheap little run around. Does this sound like your experience of the Citroen AX?

Citroen AX History

This car was first produced in 1986 as a replacement for the Citroen Axel and Citroen Visa. It was originally available as a 3-door hatchback with 1.0, 1.1 and 1.4L engines, abut a 5-door version came soon afterwards and the 1.4 diesel was replaced with a 1.5 diesel version. This car was one of the most economical of its time due to its high quality aerodynamics and light weight.

In 1991 this vehicle had a makeover which mainly affected the rear end and interior. A lot of new models were introduced and the GTi version became available. In 1995 these models were trimmed down a bit and the AX was eventually phased out in 1998 to be replaced with the Citroen Saxo which was first introduced in 1996.



Fuel Economy

The Citroen AX was available in the following engines: 1.0, 1.1, 1.3, 1.4L petrol and there were 1.4 and 1.5L diesel engines. The most economical of these engines were the diesel engines which offered up to an amazing 67mpg. Which engine did you have on your AX and how did it fair economically? Remember to consider the age, fuel type and engine size when determining the fuel economy.


There were 4 and 5-speed manual gearboxes available for the Citroen AX. Which gearbox did you have and were you impressed with its performance? Have a look at the Citroen gearbox page on our website where you can find cheap Citroen AX gearbox parts for your car.


If you are looking for parts for your Citroen AX then you are sure to find them here at Breakeryard. We have a vast network of UK Breakers who have many parts available for all makes and models. Visit our AX parts page or enter your vehicle details in our part finder to locate the exact part you need for your vehicle.