Please try again later. Base custom and se special edition.
The plymouth reliant and dodge aries were introduced for model year 1981 as the first k cars manufactured and marketed by the chrysler corporationthe reliant was available as a 2 door coupe 4 door sedan or as a 4 door station wagon in three different trim lines.
Chrysler aries. 1981 dodge omni horizon aries reliant chassis body electrical service manual. 1981 models are badged as such 19811989 plymouth reliant as above also known as the reliant k 19821988 chrysler lebaron coupes and convertibles were produced on this platform until 1986 19821988 chrysler lebaron town and country. While chrysler developed endless variations of the original k platform adding branches to the k car family tree through 1995 only the dodge aries400600 plymouth reliant and chrysler lebaron were true ks.
The chrysler lebaron plymouth reliant dodge aries dodge 600 and dodge 400. Chrysler made it look different by using a revised front clip with four headlights instead of two adding chrome upgrading the wheel covers changing the tail lights and putting on a vinyl roof. A 1988 dodge aries station wagon found in a self service wrecking yard in phoenix arizona.
Of these the 400 has been the hardest for me to find in the self service wrecking yards i frequent. Station wagons came only in custom or se trim. 1984 1989 dodge chrysler aries omni 13 wheel cover hubcap 442 horizon reliant.
19811989 dodge aries often referred to as the aries k owing to strong publicity for the k cars. The k cars saved chrysler from near certain bankruptcy with the first dodge and plymouth versions rolling off showroom floors as 1981 models. During this period iacocca became something of a populist star especially when he began to appear in a series of television commercials promoting chrysler cars by challenging viewers if you can find a better car buy it.
This feature is not available right now. My mom had one. Lee iacoccas original chrysler k platform spawned an incomprehensible tangle of k related offspring between the 1981 and 1995 model years but only a few us market models were true k cars.
1981 dodge engine performance manual omni horizon aries reliant passenger car. The lebaron came the following year and. The development of the k car platform with its signature vehicles the dodge aries plymouth reliant and chrysler lebaron further enhanced chryslers profitability.
The 1982 88 chrysler lebaron shared nearly all of its parts and engineering with the dodge aries and plymouth reliant. In fact this is the.