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1991 Dodge Spirit 4 Dr R/T Turbo SedanReview
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1991 Dodge Spirit R/t — I absolutely love this car. I had a 95 2.5 n/a Dodge Spirit before I bought this one. This car has pretty good power coming from the factory with 224hp and 217tq. Came in only three colors red, white, silver. car overall is pretty rare being only ade for 2 years. In 1991 there was only 774 Red Dodge Spirit R/T's produced.

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

Pros: Turbo, really quick for stock (14.2) 1/4 mile.

Cons: Tourque steer, NO lsd.

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I Want My Scoupe Back Lol — simple it is a POS that gets me from a to b and thats about it for all of you who know me have seen and ridin in my car it has been to pa and back so many times there is a worn pther there and back lol

Primary Use: Family transportation

Pros: it runs broken

Cons: its a POS  4 banger

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1991 Dodge Spirit 4 Dr R/T Turbo SedanReview
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The Perfect Sleeper Car —

The Spirit R/T was a clever creation of automotive legend Lee Iacocca. His idea was to put Dodge back in the performance game in the early 90s, but Dodge wasn't making the most stylish cars, so he did the best he had to work with. And boy did he do some good work by stuffing high revving, high powered engines into Dodge's mid sized sedans and compacts. He called this new performance series the "R/T" model line, a throwback to the badges Dodge used on their top end performing muscle cars in the late 60s. This trend still continues but has changed its name to "SRT" , who still make knock your socks off power in cars you would least expect to blow your doors off. But back to the Spirit R/T. This car was the perfect sleeper car of the R/T line because it looked remarkably similar to the version Grandma drove to church on Sunday. But what grandma didn't have was a Turbocharged, intercooled, 4 valve DOHC 2.2L engine modified with Lotus manifolds that made 225hp hooked to a 5 speed Getrag Transmission. This is enough power to throw the 2800lb Spirit from 0- 60mph in 5.5 seconds up to a top speed of 151mph. So fast that the Spirit R/T was named fastest Sports Sedan in the World for 1991. Yes, faster than the BMW M5 of the day and many other foreign competitors. The Spirit R/T does suffer from a few performance drawbacks though, such as the usual turbo lag and torque steer. But once the turbo gets spooled around 3000rpm, it pushes you against the seat all the way through the RPM range until you shift, and then its the same thing over again and before you know it you have fifth gear wound all the way out and you're going almost 150mph. The car is very fun to drive and still very practical. When driving easy on the interstate the 4 cylinder can average almost 40mpg, that's without adding the 12 psi of boost the Garret turbo is capable of. The car lacks a little on styling and looks like a Grandma's car, but maybe that was Iacocca's idea of the perfect sleeper. But if you want one now, good luck finding one with less than 1,500 ever produced.

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

Pros: Plently of power throughout the RPM range.

Cons: Slight amount of torque steer.

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Best Car We've Ever Owned — This has been the best car we have ever had. It has been a real trooper for us in bad weather. We live out in the country and I go to work in the wee hours of the morning and come home sometimes early in the AM and I have never gotten stuck anywhere. The repairs we have done to this car are the usual maintenance type. She barely burns any oil even after 263,000 miles. We are the second owners and have kept up with oil changes, etc. Would definitely love to have another one like this.

Pros: Little repairs, great in snow

Cons: ????

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1991 Dodge Spirit 4 Dr R/T Turbo SedanReview
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Fast And Very, Very Rare. — 1200 made in 1991. The turbo III engine found in the spirit r/t and later in the daytona IROC r/t, is limited to a total of four thousand engines ever made. Making 224 hp stock at 11 psi made these cars scream. With simple upgrades this car will push up to 14 psi. This car is no joke, it is the slowest looking fast car one could own. Especially because it is a POS dodge.

Pros: This is a Dodge!

Cons: This is a Dodge!

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1991 Dodge Spirit 4 Dr STD SedanReview
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Overall Its Been Really Good For My Wife. — only real issue was headgasket three times. dodge gasket kept blowing. bought from NAPA a felpro cured problem. everything else is still good. 260,000 kls.

Owner for 10 years, 0 months

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1991 Dodge Spirit 4 Dr ES SedanReview
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Medeocre — I owned this car for four years. It was a gift from a relative who didn't need it and it ended up incurring more cost in repairs then it was worth. In the end its poor reliability did not put me through college.

Pros: Roomy

Cons: Everything else you can imagine.

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1991 Dodge Spirit 4 Dr STD SedanReview
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In Sept '07, I Purchased A Sweet '91 Spirit With Only 36k Miles — I have driven the car for a month now and bieng it is what it is, I am impressed. The car is 16 years old, but has only 37,000 miles, and it looks and runs great. My kids call it the Borat Mobile.

Owner for 0 years, 2 months

Miles Driven per Year:30,000

Pros: A basic car that runs well

Cons: No frills on this baby

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Reviews From Other Years

1995 Dodge Spirit Reviews

Howitzer With A Cavalier Engine? By Chris

Blew the engine up after almost a year. Head gasket went bye bye. The V6 had a little pep but ran like crap most of the time. Was decent on gas. I wouldn't touch one again unless it was the R/T model.... Read More

Okay To Drive For Awhile But After Awhile Its Time To Get Rid Of It By Jaric

its fast for a 6 cylinder. it can take a hell of a beating. handling isn't that great especially on ice. it hasn't needed any repairs until now. the gas mileage is okay but could be better. its a dece... Read More

1994 Dodge Spirit Reviews

Great Car For The Time By rj_jordan

I loved that it was free given to me by my parents. but I always felt as though I was driving a grandma car. and after 16 years it started having issue after issue. when I got rid of it it was running... Read More

I Hate Spirits And Will Never Buy One Again, Even For $5 By Kenneth

I bought my '94 Spirit with 234,000 miles on it for $200. The engine and transmission were great and performed excellent for the high mileage. However, the open differential generated minimal acceler... Read More

1993 Dodge Spirit Reviews

The car is a pretty color and its wider than you expect for a small car, so the back seat, front seat and trunk are really roomy. All the windows and air conditioning work and the blue carpet seats ar... Read More

My Wheels By Cindy

It's Old!! Need i say more?? It's good on gas but it creaks & groans and something in the front end suspension snaps everytime I go over a rough road(which I'm told don't worry about by my Mechanic ... Read More

1992 Dodge Spirit Reviews

It Is A Piece Of Junk By Brad

this is by far the best car I have ever owned it is fast it is quality built the fun factor is high the cost of ownership is very low gas mileage is the best as far as the appearance it is ugly. Read More

Well I Think It A Ok Car By Ryan

well the performance of my car is really crappy cuz the accleration sucks!! The handling is ok and the breaks are good. the quality of the car is good all i had to do to it is minor repairs. The appea... Read More

1990 Dodge Spirit Reviews

1990 Dodge Spirit By Pierre

I traded in my 1973 Dodge Dart for this car. Had engine problems after 8 months of owning it. Good thing I got the extended warranty. It also came in handy during a drive down the Al-Can highway, i... Read More

The 1990 Dodge Spirit. By Patric

I got it from my friend Clayton so I loved this car. It came at a time that I really needed it. It was great to drive ont he freeway and in town as well. Read More

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