1971 Dodge Charger Technical Specifications and Dimensions

These are standard specifications - not necessarily specifications for the vehicle(s) in the photo(s).

Features

Engine Location : Front
Drive Type : Rear Wheel
Production Years for Series : 1966 - 1978
Price : $2,710-$3,775
Weight : 3220 lbs | 1460.567 kg

Power

Inline 6
Displacement : 3687 cc | 225.0 cu in. | 3.7 L.
Power : 145 BHP (106.72 KW) @ 4000 RPM
Bore : 3.4 in | 86 mm.
Stroke : 4.1 in | 105 mm.
Compression : 8.4:1
Main Bearings : 4
Cylinder Block : Cast-iron
1-barrel carburetor
V 8
Displacement : 5211 cc | 318.0 cu in. | 5.2 L.
Power : 230 BHP (169.28 KW) @ 4400 RPM
Bore : 3.9 in | 99 mm.
Stroke : 3.3 in | 84 mm.
Compression : 9.0:1
Main Bearings : 5
Valvetrain : 16 OHV (2 valves per cylinder)
Cylinder Block : Cast-iron
2-barrel carburetor
V 8
Displacement : 6276 cc | 383.0 cu in. | 6.3 L.
Power : 275 BHP (202.4 KW) @ 4400 RPM
Bore : 4.3 in | 108 mm.
Stroke : 3.4 in | 86 mm.
Compression : 9.2:1
Main Bearings : 5
Valvetrain : 16 OHV (2 valves per cylinder)
Cylinder Block : Cast-iron
2-barrel carburetor
V 8
Displacement : 7210 cc | 440.0 cu in. | 7.2 L.
Power : 370 BHP (272.32 KW) @ 4800 RPM
Bore : 4.3 in | 110 mm.
Stroke : 3.8 in | 95 mm.
Compression : 9.7:1
Main Bearings : 5
Valvetrain : 16 OHV (2 valves per cylinder)
Cylinder Block : Cast-iron
4-Barrel Carburetor
V 8 | With Hemispherical combustion chamber.
Displacement : 6981 cc | 426.0 cu in. | 7.0 L.
Power : 425 BHP (312.8 KW) @ 5600 RPM
Bore : 4.3 in | 108 mm.
Stroke : 3.8 in | 95 mm.
Compression : 10.25:1
Main Bearings : 5
Valvetrain : 16 OHV (2 valves per cylinder)
Cylinder Block : Cast-iron
2 Carter AFB 4-barrel carburetor
Transmission:
3 Manual , 3 Automatic TorqueFlite , 4 Manual

Production Figures

Total Dodge Production for 1971 : 551,386
1971 Dodge Charger
500 Series Hardtops : 11,945
500 Series SE Hardtops : 15,810
500 Series Sup Bee Hardtops : 5,052
Coupes : 46,183
Hardtops : 46,181
R/T Series Hardtops : 3,115

Handling

Recall

Component

SEATS

Manufacturer

CHRYSLER CORPORATION

NHTSA Campaign ID71V003000
NotesCHRYSLER CAMPAIGN NO 100.EQUIPPED WITH SPLIT BACK BENCH SEAT S W/CENTER ARMREST.POSSIBILITY THAT FRAME-LOWER CROSSTUBE T O VERTICAL SUPPORT HINGE ARMJUNCTION ON SPLIT BACK FRONT SEATBENCH WITH CENTER ARM REST MAY HAVEINADEQUATE WELD.WELD FA ILURE AT THIS POINT COULD ALLOW SEAT BACK TODISENGAGE FROM SE AT CUSHION.(CORRECTBY REWELDING WHERE NECESSARY.)

Component

SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DRUM

Manufacturer

CHRYSLER CORPORATION

NHTSA Campaign ID71V004000
NotesCHRYSLER CAMPAIGN NO 097.EQUIPPED WITH FRONT DRUM BRAKES.P OSSIBILITY THATFRONT DRUM BRAKE SUPPORT PLATE MAY CONTAIN DEF ECTIVE BRAKE SHOE ANCHOR PIN.FAILURE OF PIN COULD CAUSE LOSSOF FRONT WHEEL BRAKES, WHICH WOULD REDUCEBRAKING ABILITY, SI NCE ONLY REAR WHEEL BRAKES WOULD CONTINUE TO OPERATE.(CORREC T BY REPLACING SHOE ANCHOR PIN WHERE NECESSARY)

Component

SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC

Manufacturer

CHRYSLER CORPORATION

NHTSA Campaign ID70V138000
NotesPOSSIBILITY THAT DISC BRAKE PROPOR- TIONING TEE MAY NOT FUNCTION PROPERLY.IFTHIS CONDITION EXISTS, PROPER AMOUNT OF BRAKE FLUID UNDER CERTAIN CONDITIONSWILL NOT BE DISTRIBUTED CORRECTLY TO BRAKING SYSTEM.WILL ALSO AFFECTACTUATING WARNING LIGHT ON INSTRUMENT PANEL IF FAILURE OF FRONT OR REAR BRAKESOCCURS.(CORRECT BY REPLACING TEE WHERE NECESSARY.)

Component

TIRES:MARKINGS

Manufacturer

CHRYSLER CORPORATION

NHTSA Campaign ID70V130000
NotesPOSSIBILITY THAT TIRE PRESSURE PLACARD ISSUED WITH VEHICLE DOES NOT HAVE TIREPRESSURE PRINTED ON IT.(CORRECT BY REPLACING WITH PLACARD PROPERLY FILLEDOUT.)

Component

VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL

Manufacturer

CHRYSLER CORPORATION

NHTSA Campaign ID71V050000
NotesCHRYSLER CAMPAIGN NO 104.EQUIPPED WITH AUTOMATIC SPEED CONTROL.AUTOMATICSPEED CONTROL MAY NOT DISENGAGE PROPERLY, CAUSING THROTTLE NOT TO RETURN TOIDLE.(CORRECT BY REPLACING CABLE.)

Information provided by NHTSA
Data updated October 2019

1971 Averages

Avg. Household Income : $10,600
Avg. Home : $25,250
Avg. Gallon of Gas : $0.40
Avg. Stamp : $0


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Dodge Monthly Sales Volume

June 2019
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May 2019
47,759
April 2019
31,262
March 2019
46,367
February 2019
37,073
January 2019
27,077
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