1975 to 1980 Chrysler Corporation. V.I.N. system decoding facility



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Pick your year: 1975,
1976, 1977, 1978, 1979, 1980



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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)