Key facts

Jeep CJ-5, 1979 MY information summary

What body style?
off-road vehicle with 2 seats
How long?
3510 mm
How heavy?
1209 kg
What size engine?
4.2 litre, 4235 cm3
How many cylinders?
6, Straight
How much power?
99 PS / 98 bhp / 73 kW @ 3200 rpm
How much torque?
261 Nm / 193 ft.lb / 26.6 kgm @ 1600 rpm

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1979 Jeep CJ-5 technical specifications

Introduction

Jeep CJ-5 is a car that has an off-road vehicle body style with a front positioned engine powering all four wheels.
Powering the Jeep CJ-5 is an overhead valve, 4.2 litre naturally aspirated 6 cylinder powerplant, with 2 valves per cylinder that provides power and torque figures of 98 bhp (99 PS/73 kW) at 3200 rpm and 261 N·m (193 lb·ft/26.6 kgm) at 1600 rpm respectively.
This power is transferred to the wheels through a 2X3 speed manual gearbox.
The quoted kerb weight is 1209 kg.
1979 Jeep CJ-5 data
Jeep CJ-5, 1979 MY data
bodywork
Body type2 seater off-road vehicle
Number of doors0
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2120 83.5
Track/tread (front) 1308 51.5
Track/tread (rear) 1270 50
Length 3510 138.2
Width 1740 68.5
Height 1720 67.7
Ground clearance 175 6.9
length:wheelbase ratio 1.66
Kerb weight 1209 kg 2665 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 57 litres 12.5 UK Gal 15.1 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer AMC
Engine code
Cylinders Straight 6
Capacity 4.2 litre
4235 cc
(258.436 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 95.3 × 99.1 mm
3.75 × 3.9 in
Bore/stroke ratio 0.96
overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
12 valves in total
maximum power output
(DIN)
99 PS (98 bhp) (73 kW)
at 3200 rpm
Specific output
(DIN)
23.1 bhp/litre
0.38 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(DIN)
261 Nm (193 ft·lb) (26.6 kgm)
at 1600 rpm
Specific torque
(DIN)
61.63 Nm/litre
0.74 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump
compression ratio 8:1
Fuel system 1 Ca carb
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 774.5 kPa (112.3 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 7
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 705.83 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 82.19 PS/g
60.45 kW/g
81.06 bhp/ton
0.04 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 16.54 kg/kW
27.63 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres per 100km
km per 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 four wheel drive  
Torque split
Steering recirculating ball
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle 11.20 m
Front suspension LA.SE.
Rear suspension LA.SE.
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front
Tyres rear
Brakes F/R Dr/Dr
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Gearbox 2X3 speed manual
Top gear ratio 1.00
Final drive ratio 3.54
general
Carfolio.com ID58322
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 33.8
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1979 Jeep CJ-5 added 1996-12-08.
Last modified 2013-02-28.

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