Plymouth Sundance

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Two Door Plymouth Sundance


The Plymouth Sundance and its badge engineered variant Dodge Shadow were available as a 2-door coupe and a 4-door hatchbacks. Unlike the Dodge Shadow, a convertible model was not offered for the Sundance. The models employed a variant of the K-car platform, the P-body.


Four Door Plymouth Sundance
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Plymouth Sundance

Background

The FWD Sundance offered a variety of four-cylinder engines, all either of 2.2 or 2.5 L, some turbocharged. Naturally aspirated versions were fuel injected, except those sold in Mexico. The engines were tuned for torque rather than horsepower, resulting in numbers that appear to be reversed from the Honda Civic - for example, 93 hp and 112 pound-feet of torque from the base 2.2 L engine. A Mitsubishi-built 3.0 L V6 was added later, replacing the turbocharger engines. All engines were available with a five-speed manual transmission (sourced from Getrag on turbocharged and V6 models) and a three-speed automatic based on the venerable TorqueFlite. In 1993, the manual transmission was modified to make shifting into reverse easier; a number of other incremental improvements were also made.

Model Predecessor

Model Successor

Neon

Export Version(s)

Related Corporate

Direct Competition

Technical

Price Class

Compact

Platform

P-Body

Available Engines

  • 2.2 L I4 - 93 hp and 112 pound-feet of torque
  • 2.2 L turbocharged I4 - 146 hp and 170 pound-feet of torque
  • 2.5 L I4 - 100 hp and 135 pound-feet of torque
  • 2.5 L turbocharged I4 - 152 hp (113 kW) and 185 pound-feet (251 N·m) of torque
  • 3.0 L V6 - 141 hp and 171 pound-feet of torque

Available Transmissions

  • Transmission 5-speed manual
  • 3-speed A413 automatic
  • 4-speed A604 automatic

Overall Length

  • Length 1987-1992: 171.7 in
  • 1993-94: 97.0 in

Overall Width

63.7 in

Height

  • 1987-88: 52.7 in (1,339 mm)
  • 1990-92: 53.0 in (1,346 mm)
  • 1993-94: 53.1 in (1,349 mm)

Wheelbase

Front/Rear Track

Curb Weight

  • 2,608 lb (2-door Hatchback)
  • 2,643 lb (4-door Hatchback)

Famous Examples of This Model

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