AMC Spirit (1979 - 1983)

Details

Layout    
FR layout

Engine    
122 cu in (2.0 L) Audi/VW EA827 I4
151 cu in (2.5 L) GM Iron Duke I4
232 cu in (3.8 L) I6
258 cu in (4.2 L) I6
282 cu in (4.6 L) I6 (Mexico)
304 cu in (5.0 L) V8

Transmission    
3-speed TorqueFlite automatic 
4-speed manual 
5-speed manual

Dimensions
Wheelbase    
96 in (2,438 mm)
Length    
167 in (4,242 mm)
Width    
72 in (1,829 mm)
Height    
51 in (1,295 mm)
Curb weight    
2,521 lb (1,144 kg) base sedan

RWD (rear-wheel drive), manual 4-speed gearbox
gasoline (petrol) engine with displacement: 1984 cm3 / 121.3 cui, advertised power: 59.5 kW / 80 hp / 81 PS ( SAE net ), torque: 142 Nm / 105 lb-ft, 
characteristic dimensions: outside length: 4280 mm / 168.5 in, width: 1806 mm / 71.1 in, wheelbase: 2438 mm / 96 in
reference weights: shipping weight 1154 kg / 2545 lbs base curb weight: 1193 kg / 2630 lbs
top speed: 153 km/h (95 mph) ;
accelerations: 0- 60 mph 14.2© s; 0- 100 km/h 15.6© s ; 1/4 mile drag time (402 m) 19.9© s
fuel consumption and mileage: 26 mpg (U.S.), 9 l/100km, 31.2 mpg (imp.), 11.1 km/l EPA combined ratings; average estimated by a-c©: 10.3 l/100km / 27.3 mpg (imp.) / 22.7 mpg (U.S.) / 9.7 km/l

RWD (rear-wheel drive), automatic 3-speed gearbox
gasoline (petrol) engine with displacement: 1984 cm3 / 121.3 cui, advertised power: 59.5 kW / 80 hp / 81 PS ( SAE net ), torque: 142 Nm / 105 lb-ft, 
characteristic dimensions: outside length: 4280 mm / 168.5 in, width: 1806 mm / 71.1 in, wheelbase: 2438 mm / 96 in
reference weights: base curb weight: 1198 kg / 2641 lbs
top speed: 152 km/h (94 mph) ;
accelerations: 0- 60 mph 17.1© s; 0- 100 km/h 18.2© s ; 1/4 mile drag time (402 m) 21.2© s
fuel consumption and mileage: 23 mpg (U.S.), 10.2 l/100km, 27.6 mpg (imp.), 9.8 km/l EPA combined ratings; average estimated by a-c©: 11.7 l/100km / 24.1 mpg (imp.) / 20 mpg (U.S.) / 8.5 km/l

RWD (rear-wheel drive), manual 3-speed gearbox
gasoline (petrol) engine with displacement: 3801 cm3 / 231.9 cui, advertised power: 67 kW / 90 hp / 91 PS ( SAE net ), torque: 228 Nm / 168 lb-ft, 
characteristic dimensions: outside length: 4280 mm / 168.5 in, width: 1806 mm / 71.1 in, wheelbase: 2438 mm / 96 in
reference weights: shipping weight 1253 kg / 2762 lbs base curb weight: 1307 kg / 2881 lbs
top speed: 163 km/h (101 mph) ;
accelerations: 0- 60 mph 13.8© s; 0- 100 km/h 14.7© s ; 1/4 mile drag time (402 m) 19.9© s
fuel consumption and mileage: 23 mpg (U.S.), 10.2 l/100km, 27.6 mpg (imp.), 9.8 km/l EPA combined ratings; average estimated by a-c©: 12.7 l/100km / 22.2 mpg (imp.) / 18.5 mpg (U.S.) / 7.9 km/l

RWD (rear-wheel drive), manual 4-speed gearbox
gasoline (petrol) engine with displacement: 3801 cm3 / 231.9 cui, advertised power: 67 kW / 90 hp / 91 PS ( SAE net ), torque: 228 Nm / 168 lb-ft, 
characteristic dimensions: outside length: 4280 mm / 168.5 in, width: 1806 mm / 71.1 in, wheelbase: 2438 mm / 96 in
reference weights: base curb weight: 1307 kg / 2881 lbs
top speed: 163 km/h (101 mph) ;
accelerations: 0- 60 mph 13.8© s; 0- 100 km/h 14.7© s ; 1/4 mile drag time (402 m) 19.7© s 
fuel consumption and mileage: 21 mpg (U.S.), 11.2 l/100km, 25.2 mpg (imp.), 8.9 km/l EPA combined ratings; average estimated by a-c©: 11.5 l/100km / 24.6 mpg (imp.) / 20.5 mpg (U.S.) / 8.7 km/l

RWD (rear-wheel drive), automatic 3-speed gearbox
gasoline (petrol) engine with displacement: 3801 cm3 / 231.9 cui, advertised power: 67 kW / 90 hp / 91 PS ( SAE net ), torque: 228 Nm / 168 lb-ft, 
characteristic dimensions: outside length: 4280 mm / 168.5 in, width: 1806 mm / 71.1 in, wheelbase: 2438 mm / 96 in
reference weights: base curb weight: 1312 kg / 2892 lbs
top speed: 160 km/h (99 mph) ;
accelerations: 0- 60 mph 15.4© s; 0- 100 km/h 16.5© s ; 1/4 mile drag time (402 m) 20.5© s 
fuel consumption and mileage: 21 mpg (U.S.), 11.2 l/100km, 25.2 mpg (imp.), 8.9 km/l EPA combined ratings; average estimated by a-c©: 12.9 l/100km / 22 mpg (imp.) / 18.3 mpg (U.S.) / 7.8 km/l

RWD (rear-wheel drive), automatic 3-speed gearbox
gasoline (petrol) engine with displacement: 4235 cm3 / 258.4 cui, advertised power: 74.5 kW / 100 hp / 101 PS ( SAE net ), torque: 271 Nm / 200 lb-ft, 
characteristic dimensions: outside length: 4280 mm / 168.5 in, width: 1806 mm / 71.1 in, wheelbase: 2438 mm / 96 in
reference weights: base curb weight: 1317 kg / 2903 lbs
top speed: 164 km/h (102 mph) ;
accelerations: 0- 60 mph 12.6© s; 0- 100 km/h 13.5© s ; 1/4 mile drag time (402 m) 19© s
fuel consumption and mileage: 16 mpg (U.S.), 14.7 l/100km, 19.2 mpg (imp.), 6.8 km/l EPA combined ratings; average estimated by a-c©: 15.5 l/100km / 18.2 mpg (imp.) / 15.1 mpg (U.S.) / 6.4 km/l

RWD (rear-wheel drive), manual 4-speed gearbox
gasoline (petrol) engine with displacement: 4235 cm3 / 258.4 cui, advertised power: 82 kW / 110 hp / 112 PS ( SAE net ), torque: 285 Nm / 210 lb-ft, 
characteristic dimensions: outside length: 4280 mm / 168.5 in, width: 1806 mm / 71.1 in, wheelbase: 2438 mm / 96 in
reference weights: base curb weight: 1312 kg / 2892 lbs
top speed: 175 km/h (109 mph) ;
accelerations: 0- 60 mph 11© s; 0- 100 km/h 11.7© s ; 1/4 mile drag time (402 m) 18.1© s 
fuel consumption and mileage: 20 mpg (U.S.), 11.8 l/100km, 24 mpg (imp.), 8.5 km/l EPA combined ratings; average estimated by a-c©: 12.7 l/100km / 22.2 mpg (imp.) / 18.5 mpg (U.S.) / 7.9 km/l

RWD (rear-wheel drive), manual 4-speed gearbox
gasoline (petrol) engine with displacement: 2471 cm3 / 150.8 cui, advertised power: 61 kW / 82 hp / 83 PS ( SAE net ), torque: 170 Nm / 125 lb-ft, 
characteristic dimensions: outside length: 4247 mm / 167.2 in, width: 1826 mm / 71.9 in, wheelbase: 2438 mm / 96 in
reference weights: shipping weight 1174 kg / 2588 lbs base curb weight: 1211 kg / 2670 lbs
top speed: 158 km/h (98 mph) ;
accelerations: 0- 60 mph 13.8© s; 0- 100 km/h 14.8© s ; 1/4 mile drag time (402 m) 19.4© s 
fuel consumption and mileage: 28 mpg (U.S.), 8.4 l/100km, 33.6 mpg (imp.), 11.9 km/l EPA combined ratings; average estimated by a-c©: 11.6 l/100km / 24.4 mpg (imp.) / 20.3 mpg (U.S.) / 8.7 km/l

RWD (rear-wheel drive), manual 5-speed gearbox
gasoline (petrol) engine with displacement: 2471 cm3 / 150.8 cui, advertised power: 61 kW / 82 hp / 83 PS ( SAE net ), torque: 170 Nm / 125 lb-ft, 
characteristic dimensions: outside length: 4247 mm / 167.2 in, width: 1826 mm / 71.9 in, wheelbase: 2438 mm / 96 in
reference weights: shipping weight 1174 kg / 2588 lbs base curb weight: 1211 kg / 2670 lbs
top speed: 158 km/h (98 mph) ;
accelerations: 0- 60 mph 13.8© s; 0- 100 km/h 14.8© s ; 1/4 mile drag time (402 m) 19.4© s 
fuel consumption and mileage: 29 mpg (U.S.), 8.1 l/100km, 34.8 mpg (imp.), 12.3 km/l EPA combined ratings; average estimated by a-c©: 11.1 l/100km / 25.3 mpg (imp.) / 21.1 mpg (U.S.) / 9 km/l

RWD (rear-wheel drive), automatic 3-speed gearbox
gasoline (petrol) engine with displacement: 2471 cm3 / 150.8 cui, advertised power: 61 kW / 82 hp / 83 PS ( SAE net ), torque: 170 Nm / 125 lb-ft, 
characteristic dimensions: outside length: 4247 mm / 167.2 in, width: 1826 mm / 71.9 in, wheelbase: 2438 mm / 96 in
reference weights: shipping weight 1179 kg / 2599 lbs base curb weight: 1216 kg / 2681 lbs
top speed: 154 km/h (96 mph) ;
accelerations: 0- 60 mph 15.8© s; 0- 100 km/h 16.9© s ; 1/4 mile drag time (402 m) 20.6© s
fuel consumption and mileage: 25 mpg (U.S.), 9.4 l/100km, 30 mpg (imp.), 10.6 km/l EPA combined ratings; average estimated by a-c©: 12.9 l/100km / 21.9 mpg (imp.) / 18.2 mpg (U.S.) / 7.8 km/l

RWD (rear-wheel drive), manual 5-speed gearbox
gasoline (petrol) engine with displacement: 4235 cm3 / 258.4 cui, advertised power: 82 kW / 110 hp / 112 PS ( SAE net ), torque: 278 Nm / 205 lb-ft, 
characteristic dimensions: outside length: 4247 mm / 167.2 in, width: 1826 mm / 71.9 in, wheelbase: 2438 mm / 96 in
reference weights: shipping weight 1219 kg / 2687 lbs base curb weight: 1241 kg / 2736 lbs
top speed: 175 km/h (109 mph) ;
accelerations: 0- 60 mph 10.2© s; 0- 100 km/h 10.8© s ; 1/4 mile drag time (402 m) 17.6© s
fuel consumption and mileage: 26 mpg (U.S.), 9 l/100km, 31.2 mpg (imp.), 11.1 km/l EPA combined ratings; average estimated by a-c©: 11.8 l/100km / 23.9 mpg (imp.) / 19.9 mpg (U.S.) / 8.5 km/l

RWD (rear-wheel drive), manual 4-speed gearbox
gasoline (petrol) engine with displacement: 4981 cm3 / 303.9 cui, advertised power: 93 kW / 125 hp / 126 PS ( SAE net ), torque: 298 Nm / 220 lb-ft, 
characteristic dimensions: outside length: 4280 mm / 168.5 in, width: 1806 mm / 71.1 in, wheelbase: 2438 mm / 96 in
reference weights: base curb weight: 1441 kg / 3177 lbs
top speed: 181 km/h (112 mph) ;
accelerations: 0- 60 mph 10.3© s; 0- 100 km/h 11© s ; 1/4 mile drag time (402 m) 17.6© s
fuel consumption and mileage: 16 mpg (U.S.), 14.7 l/100km, 19.2 mpg (imp.), 6.8 km/l EPA combined ratings; average estimated by a-c©: 15 l/100km / 18.9 mpg (imp.) / 15.7 mpg (U.S.) / 6.7 km/l

RWD (rear-wheel drive), automatic 3-speed gearbox
gasoline (petrol) engine with displacement: 4981 cm3 / 303.9 cui, advertised power: 93 kW / 125 hp / 126 PS ( SAE net ), torque: 298 Nm / 220 lb-ft, 
characteristic dimensions: outside length: 4280 mm / 168.5 in, width: 1806 mm / 71.1 in, wheelbase: 2438 mm / 96 in
reference weights: base curb weight: 1446 kg / 3188 lbs
top speed: 179 km/h (111 mph) ;
accelerations: 0- 60 mph 12© s; 0- 100 km/h 12.7© s ; 1/4 mile drag time (402 m) 18.8© s 
fuel consumption and mileage: 17 mpg (U.S.), 13.8 l/100km, 20.4 mpg (imp.), 7.2 km/l EPA combined ratings; average estimated by a-c©: 15.9 l/100km / 17.8 mpg (imp.) / 14.8 mpg (U.S.) / 6.3 km/l

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