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Honda Civic GL-II-5 1300 Automatic

(1979 model)

Brief specs of 1979 Honda Civic GL-II-5 1300 Automatic

3-door 5-seater hatchback (liftback) sedan, petrol (gasoline) 4-cylinder 12-valve straight (inline) engine, SOHC (single overhead camshaft), 1335 cm3 / 81.5 cu in / 81.5 cu in, 50.7 kW / 68.0 hp / 68.0 hp @ 5500 rpm / 5500 rpm / 5500 rpm, 98.0 N·m / 72.3 lb·ft / 72.3 lb·ft @ 3500 rpm / 3500 rpm / 3500 rpm, semi-automatic (clutchless manual) 2-speed transmission, front wheel drive

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)HondaIssued from1979
ModelCivic GL-II-5 1300 AutomaticIssued until
SerieCivicNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerHonda Motor Co.CountryJP,US,CA

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors3
Bodywork typehatchback (liftback) sedanNumber of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)Max. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length3640 mm / 143.3 in / 143.3 inTotal (curb) weight700 kg / 1543 lb / 1543 lb
Width1500 mm / 59.1 in / 59.1 inDry weight
Height1320 mm / 52.0 in / 52.0 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2200 mm / 86.6 in / 86.6 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1300 mm / 51.2 in / 51.2 inTowing weight
Track rear1280 mm / 50.4 in / 50.4 inWeight distribution (front)63.0 % / 63.0 % / 63.0 %
Ground clearance170 mm / 6.7 in / 6.7 inFuel capacity38 l / 8.4 UK gal / 10.0 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.65  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)1.68 m2 / 18.1 sq ft / 18.1 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders4
Engine Typestraight (inline) Total number of valves12
Engine ManufacturerHondaValves per cylinder3
Engine constructionBore72.0 mm / 2.83 in / 2.83 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke82.0 mm / 3.23 in / 3.23 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio0.88
Fuel supply1 Ke-Ho carbEngine displacement1335 cm3 / 81.5 cu in / 81.5 cu in
Engine Main bearings5Unitary capacity333.75 cm3/cylinder / 20.367 cu in/cylinder / 20.367 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignSOHC (single overhead camshaft)Compression ratio7.9 : 1
SumpMax. output power50.7 kW / 68.0 hp / 68.0 hp at 5500 rpm / 5500 rpm / 5500 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque98.0 N·m / 72.3 lb·ft / 72.3 lb·ft at 3500 rpm / 3500 rpm / 3500 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)20.3 kW / 27.2 hp / 27.2 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output38.0 kW/l / 0.835 bhp/cu in / 0.835 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converternoSpecific torque73.4 N·m/l / 0.64 lb·ft/cu in / 0.64 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typesemi-automatic (clutchless manual)Number of gears2
Wheel drivefront wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio0.71
  Final gear (drive) ratio4.12

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio97.1 kW/ton / 73.6 bhp/ton / 73.6 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/hFuel consumption, City (urban)
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h)Fuel consumption, Road (extra-urban)
Acceleration 80-120 km/h (50-70 mph) in topFuel consumption, Mixed (combined)
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions
  Range

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmenttransverse
Steeringrack & pinionSteering details
Turns lock-to-lock3.1Turning circle10.3 m / 33.8 ft / 33.8 ft
Suspension frontIndependent, MacPherson strut, Lower wishbone, Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB)Suspension rearIndependent, MacPherson strut, Coil springs, Lower wishbone
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres frontTyres rear
Brakes frontdiscBrakes reardrum
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Honda Civic GL-II-5 1300 Automatic

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