Carina Wagon Surf

Released date : 1982/ 2/19

body type

Station Wagon


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  • Specification
  • Description
  • Plant
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Grade 5-speed Manual Transmission Floor Shift Overdrived 4-speed Automatic Transmission Floor Shift
Model type
Model type E-SA60G-AWMSS E-SA60G-AWPSS
Curb mass(kg) 1035 1055
Dimensions Length(mm) 4470 4470
Width(mm) 1650 1650
Height(mm) 1400 1400
Wheelbase(mm) 2500 2500
Engine Engine code 1S-U 1S-U
Engine type In-line 4-cylinder, OHC In-line 4-cylinder, OHC
Displacement(cm3) 1832 1832
Max. output kW(PS)/r.p.m. -/100/5400 -/100/5400
* The specifications are those of representative model grades.
* Max. output represents a net rating. In the above table, digits separated by slashes ( / / ) stand for kW, PS, and r.p.m., respectively.
* The model numbers of these vehicles are SA60G(1800).
The third-generation Carina was launched in September 1981, offering four body variations including a 4-door sedan, a 3-door hatchback coupé (which replaced the 2-door hardtop), the Surf station wagon (released in February 1982), and a 5-door van.

The sedan and coupé versions adopted different front designs, with the former adopting four rectangular headlamps and the latter using two non-standardized-shaped headlamps. The Surf wagon shared the coupé's front design and sporty styling.

The engine lineup included 1.6-liter and 2-liter DOHC EFI units, a 1.8-liter OHV engine with a carburetor, a 1.8-liter SOHC EFI, a 1.5-liter SOHC, and a 1.6-liter OHV (available only for the van; it was replaced with a new 1.5-liter engine in May 1983). All models used a MacPherson strut front suspension and a 5-link rigid axle rear suspension, except for the EFI engine models which used an independent semi-trailing arm rear suspension. The ball and nut steering mechanism was replaced with rack and pinion steering to give more direct feedback to the driver. A 1.8-liter diesel engine was made available in February 1982, followed by a 1.8-liter 4-cylinder DOHC twin-cam engine (3T-GTEU) with a maximum output of 160 PS in September. The 1,600 cc 4-cylinder DOHC unit (2T-GEU) was replaced with a new-generation 4-cylinder DOHC 16-valve version (4A-GEU) in May 1983. A minor model change took place in May 1984.
Plant Tsutsumi plant
A southern constellation (the Keel).

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