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Dodge Spirit/Chrysler Spirit (AA). 1990–5 (prod. n/a). 4-door sedan. 2213 cm³ (I4 DOHC), 2501 cm³ (I4 OHC), 2972 cm³ (V6 OHC). Larger successor to Dodge Aries (extra 3 in in wheelbase, with AA platform derived from old K), with similar boxy shape but rounded corners, introduced January 1989. Stylistically, out of step with the aero look popularized by Ford Taurus. Dynamically average in handling. Roomy, but harsh ride and noisy. R/T with 2·2 turbocharged engine, developing 167 kW, to end of 1992 model year only. Anti-lock brakes deleted as option in 1995. Twinned with Plymouth Acclaim; Chrysler Spirit in México and some South American markets. With the exception of turbocharged models, sold as Chrysler Saratoga in Europe till 1993 (Chrysler LeBaron (1990–4) took over these duties afterward).


Manufacturing locations: Newark, Delaware, USA; Toluca, México

Marque: Dodge | Predecessors: Dodge Aries, Dodge 600, Dodge Lancer (1985–9) | Successor: Dodge Stratus (1995–2000)





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