1975 to 1980 Chrysler Corporation

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1975 Codes:

First Digit = Car Line

C - Chrysler

D - Dodge Monaco

L - Dodge Dart

P - Plymouth Gran Fury

R - Plymouth Fury

S - Chrysler Cordoba

V - Plymouth Valiant

W - Dodge Coronet

X - Dodge Charger SE

Y - Imperial LeBaron

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

22 - 2 Door special coupe

23 - 2 Door hardtop

29 - 2 Door special coupe

41 - 4 Door sedan

43 - 4 Door hardtop

45 - 2 Seat wagon

46 - 3 Seat wagon

Fifth Digit = Engine

C - 225 1 - 1BBL 6 cylinder "RG" engine

E - Special order 6 cylinder

G - 318 1 - 2BBL 8 cylinder "LA" engine

J - 360 1 - 4BBL 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

N - 400 1 - 4BBL 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

Sixth digit = Model year

5 - 1975

Seventh Digit = Assembly plant

A - Lynch Road, MI

B - Hamtramck, MI

C - Jefferson, MI

D - Belvedere, IL

F - Newark, DE

G - St. Louis, MO

R - Windsor, Ontario, Canada

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

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1976 Codes:

First Digit = Car Line

C - Chrysler

D - Dodge Monaco

L - Dodge Dart

N - Dodge Aspen

P - Plymouth Gran Fury

R - Plymouth Fury

S - Chrysler Cordoba

V - Plymouth Valiant

W - Dodge Coronet / Dodge Charger

X - Dodge Charger SE

Second Digit = Price Class

L - Low

M - Medium

H - High

P - Premium

S - Special

K - Police

Third and Fourth digits = Body Style

22 - 2 Door special coupe

23 - 2 Door hardtop

29 - 2 Door special coupe

41 - 4 Door sedan

43 - 4 Door hardtop

45 - 2 Seat wagon

46 - 3 Seat wagon

Fifth Digit = Engine

C - 225 1 - 1BBL 6 cylinder "RG" engine

E - Special order 6 cylinder

G - 318 1 - 2BBL 8 cylinder "LA" engine

J - 360 1 - 4BBL 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

N - 400 1 - 4BBL 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

Sixth digit = Model year

6 - 1976

Seventh Digit = Assembly plant

A - Lynch Road, MI

B - Hamtramck, MI

C - Jefferson, MI

D - Belvedere, IL

F - Newark, DE

G - St. Louis, MO

R - Windsor, Ontario, Canada

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

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1977 Codes:

First Digit = Car Line

C - Chrysler

D - Dodge Royal Monaco

F - Chrysler Le Baron

G - Dodge Diplomat

H - Plymouth Volare

N - Dodge Aspen

P - Plymouth Gran Fury

R - Plymouth Fury

S - Chrysler Cordoba

W - Dodge Monaco

X - Dodge Charger SE

Second Digit = Price Class

L - Low

M - Medium

H - High

P - Premium

S - Special

K - Police

Third and Fourth digits = Body Style

22 - 2 Door special coupe

23 - 2 Door hardtop

29 - 2 Door special coupe

41 - 4 Door sedan

43 - 4 Door hardtop

45 - 2 Seat wagon

46 - 3 Seat wagon

Fifth Digit = Engine

C - 225 1 - 1BBL 6 cylinder "RG" engine

D - 225 1 - 2BBL 6 cylinder "RG" engine

E - Special order 6 cylinder

G - 318 1 - 2BBL 8 cylinder "LA" engine

J - 360 1 - 4BBL 8 cylinder "LA" engine

K - 360 1 - 2BBL 8 cylinder "LA" engine

L - 360 1 - 4BBL 8 cylinder "LA" engine (high performance)

N - 400 1 - 4BBL 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

Sixth digit = Model year

7 - 1977

Seventh Digit = Assembly plant

A - Lynch Road, MI

B - Hamtramck, MI

C - Jefferson, MI

D - Belvedere, IL

F - Newark, DE

G - St. Louis, MO

R - Windsor, Ontario, Canada

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

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1978 Codes:

First Digit = Car Line

C - Chrysler Newport / New Yorker

F - Chrysler Le Baron

G - Dodge Diplomat

H - Plymouth Volare

M - Plymouth Horizon

N - Dodge Aspen

R - Plymouth Fury

S - Chrysler Cordoba

W - Dodge Monaco

X - Dodge Charger SE / Magnum XE

Z - Dodge Omni

Second Digit = Price Class

L - Low

M - Medium

H - High

P - Premium

S - Special

Third and Fourth digits = Body Style

22 - 2 Door special coupe

23 - 2 Door hardtop

29 - 2 Door special coupe

41 - 4 Door sedan

43 - 4 Door hardtop

44 - 4 Door hatchback

45 - 2 Seat wagon

46 - 3 Seat wagon

Fifth Digit = Engine

A - 1.7 Liter 1 - 2 BBL 4 cylinder engine

C - 225 1 - 1BBL 6 cylinder "RG" engine

D - 225 1 - 2BBL 6 cylinder "RG" engine

E - Special order 6 cylinder

G - 318 1 - 2BBL 8 cylinder "LA" engine

J - 360 1 - 4BBL 8 cylinder "LA" engine

K - 360 1 - 2BBL 8 cylinder "LA" engine

L - 360 1 - 4BBL 8 cylinder "LA" engine (high performance)

N - 400 1 - 4BBL 8 cylinder "B" engine

P - 400 1 - 4BBL 8 cylinder "B" engine (high performance)

R - 360 "Lean Burn" 8 cylinder "LA" engine

T - 440 1 - 4BBL 8 cylinder "RB" engine

U - 440 1 - 4BBL 8 cylinder "RB" engine (high performance)

Z - Special order 8 cylinder

Sixth digit = Model year

8 - 1978

Seventh Digit = Assembly plant

A - Lynch Road, MI

B - Hamtramck, MI

C - Jefferson, MI

D - Belvedere, IL

F - Newark, DE

G - St. Louis, MO

R - Windsor, Ontario, Canada

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

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1979 Codes:

First Digit = Car Line

E - Dodge Saint Regis

F - Chrysler Le Baron

G - Dodge Diplomat

H - Plymouth Volare

M - Plymouth Horizon

N - Dodge Aspen

S - Chrysler Cordoba

T - Chrysler Newport / New Yorker

X - Dodge Magnum XE

Z - Dodge Omni

Second Digit = Price Class

L - Low

M - Medium

H - High

P - Premium

S - Special

Third and Fourth digits = Body Style

22 - 2 Door B-pillar hardtop

24 - 2 Door hatchback

29 - 2 Door special coupe

41 - 4 Door sedan

42 - 4 Door B-pillar hardtop

44 - 4 Door hatchback

45 - 2 Seat wagon

Fifth Digit = Engine

A - 1.7 Liter 1 - 2 BBL 4 cylinder engine

C - 225 1 - 1BBL 6 cylinder "RG" engine

D - 225 1 - 2BBL 6 cylinder "RG" engine

E - Special order 6 cylinder

G - 318 1 - 2BBL 8 cylinder "LA" engine

H - 318 1 - 4BBL 8 cylinder "LA" engine

J - 360 1 - 4BBL 8 cylinder "LA" engine

K - 360 1 - 2BBL 8 cylinder "LA" engine

L - 360 1 - 4BBL 8 cylinder "LA" engine (high performance)

R - 360 "Lean Burn" 8 cylinder "LA" engine

Z - Special order 8 cylinder

Sixth digit = Model year

9 - 1979

Seventh Digit = Assembly plant

A - Lynch Road, MI

B - Hamtramck, MI

C - Jefferson, MI

D - Belvedere, IL

F - Newark, DE

G - St. Louis, MO

R - Windsor, Ontario, Canada

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

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1980 Codes:

First Digit = Car Line

E - Dodge Saint Regis

F - Chrysler Le Baron

G - Dodge Diplomat

H - Plymouth Volare

J - Plymouth Gran Fury

M - Plymouth Horizon

N - Dodge Aspen

S - Chrysler Cordoba

T - Chrysler Newport / New Yorker

X - Dodge Mirada

Z - Dodge Omni

Second Digit = Price Class

E - Economy

L - Low

M - Medium

H - High

P - Premium

S - Special

Third and Fourth digits = Body Style

22 - 2 Door B-pillar hardtop

24 - 2 Door hatchback

29 - 2 Door special coupe

41 - 4 Door sedan

42 - 4 Door B-pillar hardtop

44 - 4 Door hatchback

45 - 2 Seat wagon

Fifth Digit = Engine

A - 1.7 Liter 1 - 2 BBL 4 cylinder engine

C - 225 1 - 1BBL 6 cylinder "RG" engine

D - 225 1 - 2BBL 6 cylinder "RG" engine

E - Special order 6 cylinder

G - 318 1 - 2BBL 8 cylinder "LA" engine

H - 318 1 - 4BBL 8 cylinder "LA" engine

K - 360 1 - 2BBL 8 cylinder "LA" engine

L - 360 1 - 4BBL 8 cylinder "LA" engine (high performance)

T - 318 1 - 4 BBL 8 cylinder "LA" engine (heavy duty)

Z - Special order 8 cylinder

Sixth digit = Model year

A - 1980

Seventh Digit = Assembly plant

A - Lynch Road, MI

D - Belvedere, IL

F - Newark, DE

G - St. Louis, MO

R - Windsor, Ontario, Canada

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

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