Dodge Colt Station Wagon, 1979 MY

The Dodge Colt Station Wagon is a 5 door estate/station wagon-bodied road car with a front mounted engine supplying power to the front wheels. The 4 cylinder, single overhead camshaft naturally aspirated engine has 3 valves per cylinder and a volume of 2.6 litres. This unit musters power and torque figures of 105 bhp (106 PS/78 kW) at 5000 rpm and 188 Nm (139 lbft/19.2 kgm) at 2500 rpm respectively. Power is supplied to the wheels by means of a 5 speed manual transmission. The stated kerb weight is 1211 kg.

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Dodge Colt Station Wagon, 1979 MY information summary

What body style?
5 door estate/station wagon with 4/5 seats
How long?
4554 mm
How heavy?
1211 kg
What size engine?
2.6 litre, 2555 cm3
How many cylinders?
4, Straight
How much power?
106 PS / 105 bhp / 78 kW @ 5000 rpm
How much torque?
188 Nm / 139 ft.lb / 19.2 kgm @ 2500 rpm

Dodge Colt models

5 door estate/​station wagon FF 4M 1598 cm3 78 PS 77 bhp 57 kW 1138 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FF 3A 2555 cm3 106 PS 105 bhp 78 kW

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1979 Dodge Colt Station Wagon data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater estate/station wagon
Number of doors5
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2515 mm 99 inches
Track/tread (front) 1369 mm 53.9 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1354 mm 53.3 inches
Length 4554 mm 179.3 inches
Width 1656 mm 65.2 inches
Height 1331 mm 52.4 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.81
Kerb weight 1211 kg 2670 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 50 litres 11 UK Gal 13.2 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Mitsubishi
Engine code EF4
Cylinders Straight 4
Capacity 2.6 litre
2555 cc
(155.916 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 91.1 × 98 mm
3.59 × 3.86 in
Bore/stroke ratio 0.93
Valve gear single overhead camshaft (SOHC)
3 valves per cylinder
12 valves in total
maximum power output
(net)
106 PS (105 bhp) (78 kW)
at 5000 rpm
Specific output
(net)
41.1 bhp/litre
0.67 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(net)
188 Nm (139 ft·lb) (19.2 kgm)
at 2500 rpm
Specific torque
(net)
73.58 Nm/litre
0.89 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 8.2:1
Fuel system 1 carburettor
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 924.6 kPa (134.1 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 5
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 638.75 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 87.91 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
64.66 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
86.71 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.04 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 15.47 kg/kW
25.83 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 transverse
Drive wheels front wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
Steering
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle
Front suspension
Rear suspension
Wheel size front 5.0J x 14
Wheel size rear 5.0J x 14
Tyres front 6.15 x 13
Tyres rear 6.15 x 13
Brakes F/R Di/Dr
Front brake diameter 226 mm
Rear brake diameter 229 mm
Braked area
Gearbox 5 speed manual
Top gear ratio 0.86
Final drive ratio 3.30
general
Carfolio.com ID400609
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 20.6
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1979 Dodge Colt Station Wagon added 2015-02-08.
Last modified 2015-02-08.