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Jeep CJ-5


type 2S ORV
doors 0

Engine information

Bore × stroke 95.30 mm × 87.30 mm 3.75 in × 3.44 in
Cylinders V-8
Displace 5 litre 4982 cc (304.02 cu in)
Engine type OHV
Valves 2 valves per cylinder | 16 valves in total
Engine construction
Compression ratio 8.40:1
Fuel system 1 carb
Maximum power
0-50 mph
0-60 mph
0-100 mph
0-100 km/h
80 - 120 km/h
402 m (Quarter mile)
Standing km
Top speed
Fuel consumption
CO2 emissions
Power to weight ratio 104.22 bhp/ton
Specific output
Maximum torque
bmep 746.6 kPa (108.3 psi)
Specific torque 59.41 Nm/litre
Maximum rpm
Main bearings
Coolant Water
Bore / stroke ratio 1.09
Unitary capacity 622.75 cc/cylinder
Aspiration Normal
Compressor type N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter Y

Dimensions and weight

wheelbase 2120 mm
wheelbase 83.5 in
Length (milimeters) 3510 mm
Length (inches) 138.2 in
Width (milimeters) 1740 mm
Width (inches) 68.5 in
Height (milimeters) 1720 mm
Height (inches) 67.7 in
L:W ratio 1.66
Ground clearance (milimeters) 175 mm
Ground clearance (inches) 6.9 in
Kerb weight (kilograms) 1209 kg
Kerb weight (pounds) 2665 lb
Weight distribuiton
Fuel capacity (litres) 57 litres
Fuel capacity (UK Ga) 12.5 UK Ga
Fuel capacity (US Gal) 15.1 US Gal


Drag coefficient
Frontal area


Engine location Front
Engine alignment Longitudinal
Drive 4WD
Steering recirculating ball
Turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle 11.20 m
Brakes F/R Dr/Dr
Brake ∅
Braked area
Transmission 2X3M
Top gear ratio 1.00
Final drive ratio 3.54

General information

RAC rating 45.0
Number made
Model code
Model family
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available

Manual Download

Download 1979 Jeep CJ-5 PDF Manual
Designer unknown
Year 1979

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