Dodge Aspen Station Wagon, 1979 MY Series NL NL45

The Dodge Aspen Station Wagon is a 5 door estate/station wagon style car with a front mounted engine powering the rear wheels. The Dodge Aspen Station Wagon is one of the Series NL model family from Dodge. Its engine is a naturally aspirated petrol, 3.7 litre, overhead valve 6 cylinder with 2 valves per cylinder. In this application it has an output of 100 bhp (101 PS/75 kW) of power at 3600 rpm, and maximum torque of 224 N·m (165 lb·ft/22.8 kgm) at 1600 rpm. A 3 speed manual gearbox transmits the power to the wheels. The stated weight at the kerb is 1507 kg.

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Dodge Aspen Station Wagon, 1979 MY Series NL NL45 information summary

What body style?
5 door estate/station wagon with 4/5 seats
How long?
5110 mm
How heavy?
1507 kg
What size engine?
3.7 litre, 3681 cm3
How many cylinders?
6, Straight
How much power?
101 PS / 100 bhp / 75 kW @ 3600 rpm
How much torque?
224 Nm / 165 ft.lb / 22.8 kgm @ 1600 rpm

Dodge Series NL models

Dodge Aspen -
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 5210 cm3 157 PS 155 bhp 116 kW 1466 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 3681 cm3 91 PS 90 bhp 67 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 3681 cm3 101 PS 100 bhp 75 kW 1413 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 3681 cm3 101 PS 100 bhp 75 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 3681 cm3 112 PS 110 bhp 82 kW 1417 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 5210 cm3 137 PS 135 bhp 101 kW 1466 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 3681 cm3 101 PS 100 bhp 75 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 3A 3681 cm3 91 PS 90 bhp 67 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 4M 3681 cm3 101 PS 100 bhp 75 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 3A 3681 cm3 112 PS 110 bhp 82 kW 1522 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 3A 5210 cm3 137 PS 135 bhp 101 kW 1557 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 3A 5210 cm3 157 PS 155 bhp 116 kW 1557 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 3A 3681 cm3 101 PS 100 bhp 75 kW
1979 Dodge Aspen Station Wagon data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater estate/station wagon
Number of doors5
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2863 mm 112.7 inches
Track/tread (front) 1524 mm 60 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1486 mm 58.5 inches
Length 5110 mm 201.2 inches
Width 1849 mm 72.8 inches
Height 1415 mm 55.7 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.78
Kerb weight 1507 kg 3322 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 73.9 litres 16.3 UK Gal 19.5 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Dodge
Engine code E24
Cylinders Straight 6
Capacity 3.7 litre
3681 cc
(224.628 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 86.4 × 104.65 mm
3.4 × 4.12 in
Bore/stroke ratio 0.83
Valve gear overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
12 valves in total
maximum power output
(net)
101 PS (100 bhp) (75 kW)
at 3600 rpm
Specific output
(net)
27.2 bhp/litre
0.45 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(net)
224 Nm (165 ft·lb) (22.8 kgm)
at 1600 rpm
Specific torque
(net)
60.85 Nm/litre
0.74 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 8.4:1
Fuel system 1 Holley R8623A carburettor
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 764.7 kPa (110.9 psi)
Maximum RPM 4400 rpm
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 613.5 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter Y
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed
Power-to-weight ratio 67.28 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
49.48 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
66.36 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.03 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 20.21 kg/kW
33.76 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres/100km
km/litre
UK MPG
US MPG
Carbon dioxide emissions
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ?
VED band (UK)
CO2 Effizienz (DE)
chassis
Engine position front
Engine layout longitudinal
Drive wheels rear wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
Steering
turns lock-to-lock 3.500
Turning circle
Front suspension
Rear suspension
Wheel size front 5.0J x 14
Wheel size rear 5.0J x 14
Tyres front D78 x 14
Tyres rear D78 x 14
Brakes F/R Di/Dr-S
Front brake diameter 275 mm
Rear brake diameter 254 mm
Braked area
Gearbox 3 speed manual
Top gear ratio 1
Final drive ratio 3.21
general
Carfolio.com ID389070
Production total
Model code NL45
Model family Series NL
RAC rating 27.8
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1979 Dodge Aspen Station Wagon added 2014-11-23.
Last modified 2014-11-25.