1966 to 1974 Chrysler Corporation. V.I.N. system decoding facility



1966 to 1974
Chrysler Corporation

V.I.N. system
decoding facility



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Pick your year:  1966,
1967, 1968, 1969, 1970, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1974



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1966 Codes:

First digit =
car line

B – Plymouth Barracuda

C – Chrysler
Newport / 300 / New Yorker

D – Dodge Polara / Monaco



L – Dodge Dart

P – Plymouth
Fury

R – Plymouth Belvedere / Satellite

V – Plymouth
Valiant



W – Dodge Coronet

X – Dodge
Charger

Y – Imperial Crown / LeBaron

 



Second digit = Price class

E – Economy



L – Low

M – Medium

H – High

P – Premium

S – Special



K – Police

T – Taxi

O – Super Stock

Third and fourth digits = body style

21 – 2 door sedan



23 – 2 door hardtop

27 – Convertible

29 – 2 door sports hardtop

41 – 4 door sedan

43 – 4 door hardtop



45 – 6 passenger station wagon

46 – 9 passenger station wagon

Fifth digit = engine

A – 170 1-1BBL 6 Cylinder “G” engine

B – 225 1-1BBL 6 Cylinder “RG” engine



C – Special Order 6 Cylinder engine

D – 273 1-2BBL 8 Cylinder “LA” engine

E – 318 1-2BBL 8 Cylinder “LA” engine

F – 361 1-2BBL 8 Cylinder “B” engine

G – 383 1-2BBL 8 Cylinder “B” engine



H – 426 2-4BBL 8 Cylinder “RB” engine (Hemi)

J – 440 1-4BBL 8 Cylinder “RB” engine

K – Special Order 8 Cylinder engine

Sixth digit = model year

6 – 1966



Seventh Digit = Assembly Plant

1 – Lynch Road, Michigan

2 – Hamtramck, Michigan

3 – Jefferson, Michigan

4 – Belvedere, Illinois

5 – Los Angeles, California

6 – Newark, Delaware

7 – St. Louis, Missouri

8 – Export

9 – Windsor, Ontario, Canada

The remaining six digits
indicate the sequence number (serial number)

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1967 Codes:

 

First digit =
car line

B – Plymouth Barracuda

C – Chrysler
Newport / 300 / New Yorker

D – Dodge Polara / Monaco

L – Dodge Dart

P – Plymouth
Fury



R – Plymouth Belvedere / Satellite

V – Plymouth
Valiant

W – Dodge Coronet

X – Dodge
Charger

Y – Imperial Crown / LeBaron

Second digit = Price class

E – Economy

L – Low

M – Medium

H – High

P – Premium

S – Special

K – Police

T – Taxi

O – Super Stock

Third and fourth digits = body style

21 – 2 door sedan

23 – 2 door hardtop



27 – Convertible

29 – 2 door sports hardtop

41 – 4 door sedan

43 – 4 door hardtop

45 – 6 passenger station wagon

46 – 9 passenger station wagon

Fifth digit = engine

A – 170 1-1BBL 6 Cylinder “G” engine

B – 225 1-1BBL 6 Cylinder “RG” engine

C – Special Order 6 Cylinder engine

D – 273 1-2BBL 8 Cylinder “LA” engine

E – 273 1-4BBL 8 Cylinder “LA” engine (High
Performance)

F – 318 1-2BBL 8 Cylinder “LA” engine

G – 383 1-2BBL 8 Cylinder “B” engine

H – 383 1-4BBL 8 Cylinder “B” engine

J – 426 2-4BBL 8 Cylinder “RB” engine (Hemi)

K – 440 1-4BBL 8 Cylinder “RB” engine

L – 440 1-4BBL 8 Cylinder “RB” engine (High
Performance)

M – Special Order 8 Cylinder engine

Sixth digit = model year



7 – 1967

Seventh Digit = Assembly Plant

1 – Lynch Road, Michigan

2 – Hamtramck, Michigan

3 – Jefferson, Michigan

4 – Belvedere, Illinois

5 – Los Angeles, California

6 – Newark, Delaware

7 – St. Louis, Missouri

8 – Export

9 – Windsor, Ontario, Canada

The remaining six digits
indicate the sequence number (serial number)

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1968 Codes:

First digit =
car line

B – Plymouth Barracuda
(“A” Body)

C – Chrysler Newport, 300, New Yorker
(“C” body)

D – Dodge Polara, Monaco (“C”
body)

L – Dodge Dart (“A” Body)

P – Plymouth Fury, VIP (“C” body)

R – Plymouth Belvedere, Satellite
(“B” body)

V – Plymouth Valiant (“A” body)

W – Dodge Coronet (“B” body)

X – Dodge Charger (“B” body)

Y – Imperial Crown, LeBaron (“C”
body)

 

Second digit = Price
class

E – Economy

L – Low

M – Medium

H – High

P – Premium

S – Special

K – Police

T – Taxi

 

Third and
fourth digits = body style

21 – 2 door sedan or
coupe

23 – 2 door hardtop

27 – Convertible

29 – 2 door sports hardtop

41 – 4 door sedan

43 – 4 door hardtop

45 – 6 passenger station wagon

46 – 9 passenger station wagon

 

Fifth digit =
engine

A – 170 1-1BBL 6
Cylinder “G” engine

B – 225 1-1BBL 6 Cylinder “RG”
engine

C – Special Order 6 Cylinder engine

D – 273 1-2BBL 8 Cylinder “LA”
engine

F – 318 1-2BBL 8 Cylinder “LA”
engine

G – 383 1-2BBL 8 Cylinder “B”
engine

H – 383 1-4BBL 8 Cylinder “B”
engine (High Performance)

J – 426 2-4BBL 8 Cylinder “RB”
engine (Hemi)

K – 440 1-4BBL 8 Cylinder “RB”
engine

L – 440 1-4BBL 8 Cylinder “RB”
engine (High Performance)

M – Special Order 8 Cylinder engine

P – 340 1-4BBL 8 Cylinder “LA”
engine (High Performance)

 

Sixth digit =
model year

8 – 1968

 

Seventh Digit
= Assembly Plant

A – Lynch Road,
Michigan

B – Hamtramck, Michigan

C – Jefferson, Michigan

D – Belvedere, Illinois

E – Los Angeles, California

F – Newark, Delaware

G – St. Louis, Missouri

R – Windsor, Ontario, Canada

The remaining
six digits indicate the sequence number (serial number)

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1969 Codes:

First digit = car line

B – PLYMOUTH Barracuda (“A”
Body)

C – CHRYSLER Newport, 300, New Yorker (“C” body)

D – DODGE Polara, Monaco (“C” body)

L – DODGE Dart (“A” Body)

P – PLYMOUTH Fury, VIP (“C” body)

K – PLYMOUTH Belvedere, Satellite (“B” body)

V – PLYMOUTH Valiant (“A” body)

W – DODGE Coronet (“B” body)

X – DODGE Charger (“B” body)

Y – IMPERIAL Crown, LeBaron (“C” body)

 

Second digit = Price class

E – Economy

L – Low

M – Medium

H – High

P – Premium

S – Special

K – Police

T – Taxi

X – Fast Top 

 

Third and fourth digits = body
style

21 – 2 door sedan or coupe

23 – 2 door hardtop

27 – Convertible

29 – 2 door sports hardtop

41 – 4 door sedan

43 – 4 door hardtop

45 – 6 passenger station wagon

46 – 9 passenger station wagon

Fifth digit = engine

A – 170 1-1BBL 6 Cylinder
“G” engine

B – 225 1-1BBL 6 Cylinder “RG” engine

C – Special Order 6 Cylinder engine

D – 273 1-2BBL 8 Cylinder “LA” engine

F – 318 1-2BBL 8 Cylinder “LA” engine

G – 383 1-2BBL 8 Cylinder “B” engine

H – 383 1-4BBL 8 Cylinder “B” engine (High
Performance)

J – 426 2-4BBL 8 Cylinder “RB” engine (Hemi)

K – 440 1-4BBL 8 Cylinder “RB” engine

L – 440 1-4BBL 8 Cylinder “RB” engine (High
Performance)

M – Special Order 8 Cylinder engine

P – 340 1-4BBL 8 Cylinder “LA” engine (High
Performance)

 

Sixth digit = model year

9 – 1969

 

Seventh Digit = Assembly Plant

A – Lynch Road, Michigan

B – Hamtramck, Michigan

C – Jefferson, Michigan

D – Belvedere, Illinois

E – Los Angeles, California

F – Newark, Delaware

G – St. Louis, Missouri

R – Windsor, Ontario, Canada

The remaining six
digits indicate the sequence number (serial number)

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1970 Codes:

First digit = car line

B – Plymouth Barracuda (“E”
Body)

C – Chrysler Newport, 300, New Yorker (“C” body)

D – Dodge Polara, Monaco (“C” body)

J – Dodge Challenger (“E” Body)

L – Dodge Dart (“A” Body)

P – Plymouth Fury (“C” body)

R – Plymouth Belvedere, Satellite (“B” body)

V – Plymouth Valiant, Duster (“A” body)

W – Dodge Coronet (“B” body)

X – Dodge Charger (“B” body)

Y – Imperial Crown, LeBaron (“C” body)

Second digit = Price class

E – Economy

L – Low

M – Medium

H – High

P – Premium

S – Special

K – Police

T – Taxi

N – New York Taxi

Third and fourth digits = body
style

21 – 2 door sedan or coupe

23 – 2 door hardtop

27 – Convertible

29 – 2 door sports hardtop

41 – 4 door sedan

43 – 4 door hardtop

45 – 6 passenger station wagon

46 – 9 passenger station wagon

Fifth digit = engine

B – 198 1-1BBL 6 Cylinder
“G” engine

C – 225 1-1BBL 6 Cylinder “RG” engine

E – Special Order 6 Cylinder engine

G – 318 1-2BBL 8 Cylinder “LA” engine

H – 340 1-4BBL 8 Cylinder “LA” engine (High
Performance)

J – 340 3-2BBL 8 Cylinder “LA” engine (High
Performance)

K – 360 1-2BBL 8 Cylinder “LA” engine

L – 383 1-2BBL 8 Cylinder “B” engine

N – 383 1-4BBL 8 Cylinder “B” engine (High
Performance)

R – 426 2-4BBL 8 Cylinder “RB” engine (Hemi)

T – 440 1-4BBL 8 Cylinder “RB” engine

U – 440 1-4BBL 8 Cylinder “RB” engine (High
Performance)

V – 440 3-2BBL 8 Cylinder “RB” engine (High
Performance)

Z – Special Order 8 Cylinder engine

Sixth digit = model year

0 – 1970

Seventh Digit = Assembly Plant

A – Lynch Road, Michigan

B – Hamtramck, Michigan

C – Jefferson, Michigan

D – Belvedere, Illinois

E – Los Angeles, California

F – Newark, Delaware

G – St. Louis, Missouri

H – New Stanton, Pennsylvania

R – Windsor, Ontario, Canada

The remaining six digits indicate the
sequence number (serial number)

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1971 Codes:

First digit = car line

B – Plymouth Barracuda (“E” Body)

C – Chrysler Newport, 300, New Yorker (“C” body)

D – Dodge Polara, Monaco (“C” body)

J – Dodge Challenger (“E” Body)

L – Dodge Dart, Demon (“A” Body)

P – Plymouth Fury, Gran Coupe/Sedan (“C” body)

R – Plymouth Satellite, Sebring (“B” body)

V – Plymouth Valiant, Duster, Scamp (“A” body)

W – Dodge Charger, Coronet (“B” body)

Y – Imperial LeBaron (“C” body)

Second digit = Price class

E – Economy

L – Low

M – Medium

H – High

P – Premium

S – Special

K – Police

T – Taxi

N – New York Taxi

Third and fourth digits = body
style

21 – 2 door sedan or coupe

23 – 2 door hardtop

27 – Convertible

29 – 2 door sports hardtop

41 – 4 door sedan

43 – 4 door hardtop

45 – 6 passenger station wagon

46 – 9 passenger station wagon

Fifth digit = engine

B – 198 1-1BBL 6 Cylinder
“G” engine

C – 225 1-1BBL 6 Cylinder “RG” engine

E – Special Order 6 Cylinder engine

G – 318 1-2BBL 8 Cylinder “LA” engine

H – 340 1-4BBL 8 Cylinder “LA” engine (High
Performance)

K – 360 1-2BBL 8 Cylinder “LA” engine

L – 383 1-2BBL 8 Cylinder “B” engine

M – 400 1-2BBL 8 Cylinder “B” engine

N – 383 1-4BBL 8 Cylinder “B” engine (High
Performance)

R – 426 2-4BBL 8 Cylinder “RB” engine (Hemi)

T – 440 1-4BBL 8 Cylinder “RB” engine

U – 440 1-4BBL 8 Cylinder “RB” engine (High
Performance)

V – 440 3-2BBL 8 Cylinder “RB” engine (High
Performance)

Z – Special Order 8 Cylinder engine

Sixth digit = model year

1 – 1971

Seventh Digit = Assembly Plant

A – Lynch Road, Michigan

B – Hamtramck, Michigan

C – Jefferson, Michigan

D – Belvedere, Illinois

E – Los Angeles, California

F – Newark, Delaware

G – St. Louis, Missouri

H – New Stanton, Pennsylvania

R – Windsor, Ontario, Canada

The remaining six digits indicate the
sequence number (serial number)

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1972 Codes:

First digit = car line

B – Plymouth Barracuda (“E”
Body)

C – Chrysler All (“C” body)

D – Dodge Polara, Monaco (“C” body)

J – Dodge Challenger (“E” Body)

L – Dodge Dart, Demon (“A” Body)

P – Plymouth Fury (“C” body)

R – Plymouth Satellite, Sebring (“B” body)

V – Plymouth Valiant, Duster, Scamp (“A” body)

W – Dodge Charger, Coronet (“B” body)

Y – Imperial LeBaron (“C” body)

Second digit = Price class

L – Low

M – Medium

H – High

P – Premium

S – Special

K – Police

T – Taxi

G – New York Taxi

Third and fourth digits = body
style

21 – 2 door coupe

23 – 2 door hardtop

29 – 2 door sports hardtop

41 – 4 door sedan

43 – 4 door hardtop

45 – 6 passenger station wagon

46 – 9 passenger station wagon

Fifth digit = engine

B – 198 1-1BBL 6 Cylinder
“G” engine

C – 225 1-1BBL 6 Cylinder “RG” engine

E – Special Order 6 Cylinder engine

G – 318 1-2BBL 8 Cylinder “LA” engine

H – 340 1-4BBL 8 Cylinder “LA” engine (High
Performance)

K – 360 1-2BBL 8 Cylinder “LA” engine

M – 400 1-2BBL 8 Cylinder “B” engine

P – 400 1-4BBL 8 Cylinder “B” engine (High
Performance)

T – 440 1-4BBL 8 Cylinder “RB” engine

U – 440 1-4BBL 8 Cylinder “RB” engine (High
Performance)

V – 440 3-2BBL 8 Cylinder “RB” engine (High
Performance)

Z – Special Order 8 Cylinder engine

Sixth digit = model year

2 – 1972

Seventh Digit = Assembly Plant

A – Lynch Road, Michigan

B – Hamtramck, Michigan

C – Jefferson, Michigan

D – Belvedere, Illinois

F – Newark, Delaware

G – St. Louis, Missouri

R – Windsor, Ontario, Canada

The remaining six digits indicate the
sequence number (serial number)

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1973 Codes:

First digit = car line

B – Plymouth Barracuda (“E” Body)

C – Chrysler All (“C” body)

D – Dodge Polara, Monaco (“C” body)

J – Dodge Challenger (“E” Body)

L – Dodge Dart, Dart Sport (“A” Body)

P – Plymouth Fury (“C” body)

R – Plymouth Satellite, Sebring (“B” body)

V – Plymouth Valiant, Duster, Scamp (“A” body)

W – Dodge Charger, Coronet (“B” body)

Y – Imperial LeBaron (“C” body)

Second digit = Price class

L – Low

M – Medium

H – High

P – Premium

S – Special

K – Police

T – Taxi

G – Dodge Taxi

Third and fourth digits = body style

21 – 2 door coupe

23 – 2 door hardtop

29 – 2 door sports hardtop

41 – 4 door sedan

43 – 4 door hardtop

45 – 6 passenger station wagon

46 – 9 passenger station wagon

Fifth digit = engine

B – 198 1-1BBL 6 Cylinder “G” engine

C – 225 1-1BBL 6 Cylinder “RG” engine

E – Special Order 6 Cylinder engine

G – 318 1-2BBL 8 Cylinder “LA” engine

H – 340 1-4BBL 8 Cylinder “LA” engine (High
Performance)

K – 360 1-2BBL 8 Cylinder “LA” engine

M – 400 1-2BBL 8 Cylinder “B” engine

P – 400 1-4BBL 8 Cylinder “B” engine (High
Performance)

T – 440 1-4BBL 8 Cylinder “RB” engine

U – 440 1-4BBL 8 Cylinder “RB” engine (High
Performance)

Z – Special Order 8 Cylinder engine

Sixth digit = model year

3 – 1973

Seventh Digit = Assembly Plant

A – Lynch Road, Michigan

B – Hamtramck, Michigan

C – Jefferson, Michigan

D – Belvedere, Illinois

F – Newark, Delaware

G – St. Louis, Missouri

R – Windsor, Ontario, Canada

The remaining six digits indicate the
sequence number (serial number)

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1974 Codes:

First digit = car line

B – Plymouth Barracuda (“E”
Body)

C – Chrysler All (“C” body)

D – Dodge Polara, Monaco (“C” body)

J – Dodge Challenger (“E” Body)

L – Dodge Dart, Dart Sport (“A” Body)

P – Plymouth Fury (“C” body)

R – Plymouth Satellite, Sebring (“B” body)

V – Plymouth Valiant, Duster, Scamp (“A” body)

W – Dodge Charger, Coronet (“B” body)

Y – Imperial LeBaron (“C” body)

Second digit = Price class

L – Low

M – Medium

H – High

P – Premium

S – Special

K – Police

T – Taxi

G – Dodge Taxi

Third and fourth digits = body
style

21 – 2 door coupe

23 – 2 door hardtop

29 – 2 door sports hardtop

41 – 4 door sedan

43 – 4 door hardtop

45 – 6 passenger station wagon

46 – 9 passenger station wagon

Fifth digit = engine

B – 198 1-1BBL 6 Cylinder
“G” engine

C – 225 1-1BBL 6 Cylinder “RG” engine

E – Special Order 6 Cylinder engine

G – 318 1-2BBL 8 Cylinder “LA” engine

K – 360 1-2BBL 8 Cylinder “LA” engine

L – 360 1-4BBL 8 Cylinder “LA” engine (High
Performance)

M – 400 1-2BBL 8 Cylinder “B” engine

P – 400 1-4BBL 8 Cylinder “B” engine (High
Performance)

T – 440 1-4BBL 8 Cylinder “RB” engine

U – 440 1-4BBL 8 Cylinder “RB” engine (High
Performance)

Z – Special Order 8 Cylinder engine

Sixth digit = model year

4 – 1974

Seventh Digit = Assembly Plant

A – Lynch Road, Michigan

B – Hamtramck, Michigan

C – Jefferson, Michigan

D – Belvedere, Illinois

F – Newark, Delaware

G – St. Louis, Missouri

R – Windsor, Ontario, Canada

The remaining six digits indicate the
sequence number (serial number)