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)

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