National Geographic : 1980 Dec
Dodge Dodge Aries-K is the first automobile to deliver both 6-passenger room and gas mileage ratings of 25 EPA est. mpg./41 est. Hwy.* A combination that no other car can match. How did Chrysler do it? With advanced front wheel-drive technology Solidly based on over 11 bil lion estimated miles of owner IESu Dodge Omni, Dodge 024 and Colt. More small-car front wheel-drive experience in America than Datsun, Toyota, GM or Ford. With all that experience, Chryslerengineers designed Aries-K as a total system-a Direct Power System of front whPel-drive that Duts the D U front driving wheels. This gives you excellent traction in rain and snow. The car is pulled through turns, rather than pushed. So you get sure control and maneuverability. And with the engine, trans axle and entire power-train in front of the passenger com partment, Aries-K offers mid-size room - 6 passenger room -in a neat, efficient package. And without a transmission, drive shaft and rear-axle dif ferential churning away underneath the Aries-K, you'll enjoy a smooth, quiet ride.