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Honda Accord

(1979 model)

Brief specs of 1979 Honda Accord

2-door 5-seater hatchback (liftback) sedan, petrol (gasoline) 4-cylinder straight (inline) engine, 1599 cm3 / 97.6 cu in / 97.6 cu in, 60.0 kW / 80.5 hp / 80.5 hp @ 5300 rpm / 5300 rpm / 5300 rpm, 126.0 N·m / 92.9 lb·ft / 92.9 lb·ft @ 3700 rpm / 3700 rpm / 3700 rpm, front wheel drive

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)HondaIssued from1979
ModelAccordIssued until
SerieAccordNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerHonda Motor Co.CountryJP

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors2
Bodywork typehatchback (liftback) sedanNumber of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)3850 l / 135.96 cu ft / 135.96 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4350 mm / 171.3 in / 171.3 inTotal (curb) weight930 kg / 2050 lb / 2050 lb
Width1630 mm / 64.2 in / 64.2 inDry weight
Height1370 mm / 53.9 in / 53.9 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2290 mm / 90.2 in / 90.2 inGross (max.) weight
Track frontTowing weight
Track rearWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity50 l / 11.0 UK gal / 13.2 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.9  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)1.90 m2 / 20.4 sq ft / 20.4 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) (Inline, 4 cylinder)Total number of valves
Engine ManufacturerValves per cylinder
Engine constructionBore77.0 mm / 3.03 in / 3.03 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke86.0 mm / 3.39 in / 3.39 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio0.9
Fuel supplyCarburettorEngine displacement1599 cm3 / 97.6 cu in / 97.6 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity400.47 cm3/cylinder / 24.438 cu in/cylinder / 24.438 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignCompression ratio8.4 : 1
SumpMax. output power60.0 kW / 80.5 hp / 80.5 hp at 5300 rpm / 5300 rpm / 5300 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque126.0 N·m / 92.9 lb·ft / 92.9 lb·ft at 3700 rpm / 3700 rpm / 3700 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)24.0 kW / 32.2 hp / 32.2 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output37.5 kW/l / 0.825 bhp/cu in / 0.825 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque78.8 N·m/l / 0.69 lb·ft/cu in / 0.69 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typeNumber of gears
Wheel drivefront wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio
  Final gear (drive) ratio

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio87.2 kW/ton / 66.1 bhp/ton / 66.1 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
SteeringSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle
Suspension frontSuspension rear
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres front145/80-R13Tyres rear145/80-R13
Brakes frontdiscBrakes reardrum
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsABS (anti-lock braking system)Braked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Honda Accord

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