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Specifications

Model Year: 1975 - 1976 - 1977 - 1978 - 1979 - 1980 - 1981 - 1982 - 1983 - 1984

1979
X = Standard, O = Optional, - = Not Available
Engine Basic Custom Deluxe
Cylinders 4 4 4
Capacity (l/cc) 1.5/1457 1.5/1457 1.5/1457
Output (hp @ rpm)
Torque (lb-ft @ rpm)
Compression ratio 8.5:1 8.5:1 8.5:1
Bore/Stroke (mm) 79.5/80 79.5/80 79.5/80
Transmission Basic Custom Deluxe
5-speed manual X X X
3-speed automatic O O O
Performance Basic Custom Deluxe
0-60km/h (s)
0-100km/h (s)
Top speed (km/h)
Fuel Consumption (l/100km) Basic Custom Deluxe
City
Highway
Running Gear Basic Custom Deluxe
Front axle:
Coil springs, suspension struts and lower wishbones
X X X
Rear axle:
Coil springs, combined trailing arm torsion beam axle
X X X
Brakes Basic Custom Deluxe
Hydraulic, diagonally linked dual circuit X X X
Front: discs X X X
Rear: self-adjusting drums X X X
Wheelrims/tires Basic Custom Deluxe
steel 155/80 R13 X X X
alloy wheels 175/65 R14 O O O
Dimensions/capacities Basic Custom Deluxe
Fuel tank (litres) 40 40 40
Luggage space (litres) 260 260 260
Luggage space - seats folded (litres) 869 869 869
Length (mm) 3815 3815 3815
Width (mm) 1610 1610 1610
Height (mm) 1395 1395 1395
Wheel base (mm) 2400 2400 2400
Track - front (mm) 1390 1390 1390
Track - rear (mm) 1358 1358 1358
Turning circle (m) 10.3 10.3 10.3
Comfort dimensions (mm) 1800 1800 1800
Seats Basic Custom Deluxe
Height adjustable front headrestraints - - -
Front sport seats - - -
Windows Basic Custom Deluxe
Tinted Glass all round - - -
Heated rear window X X X
Mirrors Basic Custom Deluxe
Dual manual control X X X
Glass-mounted interior mirror X X X
Wiper system Basic Custom Deluxe
2-speed/intermittent wiper O X X
Rear window wiper - X X
Additional features Basic Custom Deluxe
Tachometer O O X
Trip recorder X X X
Analog clock X X O
Centre air vent X X X
Centre console with cup holders - - -
Childproof locks on rear doors X X X
Colour-coded bumpers - - -
Soft grip two-spoke steering wheel X X X
Twin headlights - - -
Bee-sting aerial - - -
Double exhaust - - -
Lowered suspension - - -
High level rear brake light - - -
AM/FM Casette Stereo O O X
X = Standard, O = Optional, - = Not Available


Model Year: 1975 - 1976 - 1977 - 1978 - 1979 - 1980 - 1981 - 1982 - 1983 - 1984
 
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