Dodge Colt Second generation
1974 to 1977
coupe, sedan,station wagon
1.6 L to 2.0 L
In 1974, a model change Based on the same chassis of the first generation model, the slightly rounder and larger bodies with 172.2 inch overall length to incoperate the impact bumpers and the Colt GT brought a 97 hp two-liter four-cylinder. 1977 came in addition to the slightly smaller Colt Mileage Maker as a two- and four-door sedan with the 1.6-liter in the offer with 89–96 hp. A four-speed manual or three-speed automatic which was based on the new Mitsubishi Lancer .
From the larger Colt were left at the same time only the coupes and the station wagon on offer.By 1977 a five-speed became available in the GT and coupes. In 1978, the previous Colt station wagon was replaced by a larger version with the same old body and with new front end the station wagon Estate Package included a woodgrain side design. Heated -tailgate glass and radial ply tires as standard. with ptions such as a luggage rack.. based on the Mitsubishi Galant Sigma,this was also available in Europe. This model was also sold as the Dodge Colt 1600 GS in South Africa, as a two-door coupé.the larger coupes were deleted at the same time. After the 1979 model year, the sale of the Lancer-based Colt models was set, so that only the station wagon was available, but its import was also terminated in 1980.
Of all these Colt models, there were no Plymouth counterparts. Of all Colt with rear-wheel drive from 1971 to 1980 about 400,000 copies were sold.
- Body types: 2-door pillarless coupe,,2/4-door sedan,5-door station wagon
- Engine Layout: Front engine
- Drive: Rear wheel drive
- Gearbox: 4/5-speed manual or three-speed automatic
- Fuel range: 18-22 MPG
- Engines: 1.6 L 4G32 I4,2.0 L G52B
- Wheelbase: 2,420 mm (95 in)