Dodge Omni, 1979 MY

Dodge Omni is an automobile that has a 2 door saloon (sedan) body style with a front positioned engine driving through the front wheels. Its engine is a naturally aspirated petrol, 1.7 litre, single overhead camshaft 4 cylinder with 2 valves per cylinder. In this application it develops 65 bhp (66 PS/48 kW) of power at 5200 rpm, and maximum torque of 115 N·m (85 lb·ft/11.7 kgm) at 2800 rpm. This power is transmitted to the wheels through a 4 speed manual gearbox. The Dodge Omni weighs a claimed 971 kg at the kerb. Top quoted speed is 146 km/h (91 mph).

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Dodge Omni, 1979 MY information summary

What body style?
2 door sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
4190 mm
How heavy?
971 kg
What size engine?
1.7 litre, 1716 cm3
How many cylinders?
4, Straight
How much power?
66 PS / 65 bhp / 48 kW @ 5200 rpm
How much torque?
115 Nm / 85 ft.lb / 11.7 kgm @ 2800 rpm
How fast?
146 km/h, 91 mph

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4 door sedan/​saloon FF 4M 1716 cm3 71 PS 70 bhp 52 kW 971 kg

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1979 Dodge Omni data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors2
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2520 mm 99.2 inches
Track/tread (front) 1422 mm 56 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1412 mm 55.6 inches
Length 4190 mm 165 inches
Width 1681 mm 66.2 inches
Height 1364 mm 53.7 inches
Ground clearance 127 mm 5 inches
length:wheelbase ratio 1.66
Kerb weight 971 kg 2141 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 49 litres 10.8 UK Gal 12.9 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Chrysler
Engine code
Cylinders Straight 4
Capacity 1.7 litre
1716 cc
(104.717 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 79.5 × 86.4 mm
3.13 × 3.4 in
Bore/stroke ratio 0.92
Valve gear single overhead camshaft (SOHC)
2 valves per cylinder
8 valves in total
maximum power output
(DIN)
66 PS (65 bhp) (48 kW)
at 5200 rpm
Specific output
(DIN)
37.9 bhp/litre
0.62 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(DIN)
115 Nm (85 ft·lb) (11.7 kgm)
at 2800 rpm
Specific torque
(DIN)
67.02 Nm/litre
0.81 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump
compression ratio 8.2:1
Fuel system 1 Ho carb
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 842.2 kPa (122.1 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 5
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 429 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 146 km/h (91 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 67.87 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
49.92 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
66.94 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.03 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 20.03 kg/kW
33.46 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 rack & pinion
turns lock-to-lock 4.000
Turning circle 11.00 m
Front suspension I.MS.LW.ARB.CS.
Rear suspension I.STA.CS.
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front
Tyres rear
Brakes F/R VeDi/Dr
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Braked area 1274 cm2
Gearbox 4 speed manual
Top gear ratio 0.97
Final drive ratio 3.58
general
Carfolio.com ID42911
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 15.7
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1979 Dodge Omni added 1999-12-30.
Last modified 2013-02-28.