The Colt was initially a rebadged variant of the rear-wheel drive and families before shifting to the smaller front-wheel drive subcompacts in 1979. It is a basic car, nothing fancy. The original auto part must be returned using the provided shipping label. Dayco is a top supplier of belts, pulleys, tensioners and hoses for the automotive aftermarket. It typically takes us approximately 3-5 business days to process a credit back to your account and 2-3 business days for the credit to appear on your account. All but the base Colt might have an automatic transmission, either 3- or 4-speed, depending on engine. Oil leaks may be common.
Air Conditioning had to be replaced. Base-model Colt Vistas used a 1. Cape Town, South Africa: Scott Publications: 59. The 5 speed makes it surprisingly peppy around town. Visibility and controls are great, and the driving position is comfortable.
Here you can find such useful information as the fuel capacity, weight, driven wheels, transmission type, and others data according to all known model trims. Note all returns and cancellations require a prior authorization. The front passenger still had a motorized shoulder belt with a manual lap belt. Any model might have either a 5-speed manual transmission or optional 4-speed automatic. Model year 1992 Year of manufacture 1992 First year of ownership 2005 Most recent year of ownership 2006 Engine and transmission 1.
The engine was the familiar 4G32 iteration of Mitsubishi's , of 1597 cc and still with 83 hp at 5,500 rpm. It came with the same 1. Established in 1911, Gates is a leading automotive aftermarket manufacturer that specializes in belt drive, timing, fuel and cooling systems. On this page we have collected some information and photos of all specifications 1992 Dodge Colt. Space is decent up front for grownups, without feeling cramped, but the back seat is really best for youngsters. Front shoulder belts are anchored to the doors, and are a hassle when getting in or out. Early cars have small rectangular headlights in black inserts, while later models received more aerodynamic, flush-fitting units.
Interiors are on the plasticky side, and some body panels have a tinny feel. For 1978 a new, larger, Dodge Colt wagon also arrived, a rebadged. The unibody layout was traditional, front engine and rear-wheel drive with struts in front and a live rear axle. It is relatively inexpensive and easy to maintain. This one develops 96 hp 72 kW at 5500 rpm. All gauges and controls are within sight and reach.
Ratings varied from 79—83 hp 59—62 kW for the smaller one and 89—96 hp 66—72 kW for the larger engine in different publications. I have gotten this car at speeds of up to 61 miles per hour at a 45 degree angle. Claims on engine warranties are limited to manufacturer defects in the pistons, heads, block, crankshafts, rockers, and oil pumps. Ride quality is surprisingly supple. I have reached speeds of up to 120+ miles per hour in this car.
Antilock braking was optional on all models. All of our engines and transmissions carry a 1-year warranty with optional extensions up to 2 additional years. Colt Gts got a 113-horsepower, 1. The Colt and Champ Plymouth Colt after 1982 was a 3-door hatchback, and came in Deluxe or Custom equipment levels. In late 1976, for the 1977 model year, the smaller A70-series became the Dodge Colt, with two-door coupe and four-door sedan bodies.
Stick with manual shift to get the most performance at the least cost for daily driving. Standard transmission was a four-speed manual, with a three-speed automatic being an option. This makes it reluctant to shift into second on occasion. After running if for 6 months, I put a gas tank and sending unit in, shortly followed by a catalytic converter. They also featured a sporty appearance with uprated suspension, blacked out trim details, and a sizable front air dam. The car has a Mitsubishi engine which came standard, the car was made in Japan, but with a Dodge Colt body. Second generation Coupe and Wagon versions remained on sale for the 1977 model year.
No Review Date: 6th September, 2002. Yes Review Date: 9th April, 2006 Faults: Engine blew, possibly because I let it overheat badly on two occasions. Gates' collection of original equipment quality drive belts is especially constructed to deliver complete fit and function. The Carousel, introduced in 1975 along with larger bumpers, was more luxurious and carried a blue and white paintjob. While the wheelbase was only slightly shorter than that of the second generation Colt, overall length was down from 171. Dodge and Plymouth Colt sedans returned for 1993-1994 as a variant of the next generation Eagle Summit.
Yearly Updates 1993 Colt Vista Adding four-valve heads, the 2. Things heated up under the hood, and by the time I got pulled over the shoulder, there was oil everywhere in the engine compartment. General Comments: Best combination of reliability, performance and economy that I have ever seen. Front end damage cost more than car. This car has a lot of engine noise and when driving on the inside it is very noisy. Available as a two-door pillared coupe, two-door hardtop, 4-door sedan, and 5-door wagon, the Colt had a 1,597 cc 97. There are a rumored 1500 of these special editions to have been produced.