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1973 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 : 1971 - 1974
Price : $2,810-$3,375
Weight : 3395 lbs | 1539.946 kg

Power

Straight 6
Displacement : 3687 cc | 225.0 cu in. | 3.7 L.
Power : 105 BHP (77.28 KW) @ 4000 RPM
Bore : 3.4 in | 87 mm.
Stroke : 4.1 in | 105 mm.
Compression : 8.4:1
Main Bearings : 4
Cylinder Block : Cast-iron
Carter 1-barrel carburetor
V 8
Displacement : 7210 cc | 440.0 cu in. | 7.2 L.
Power : 280 BHP (206.08 KW) @ 4800 RPM
Bore : 4.3 in | 110 mm.
Stroke : 3.8 in | 95 mm.
Compression : 8.2:1
Main Bearings : 5
Cylinder Block : Cast-iron
4-Barrel Carburetor
Transmission:
Manual , Automatic

Production Figures

Total Dodge Production for 1973 : 675,161
Total 1973 Charger production : 119,318
1973 Dodge Charger
Coupe 2 dr. 6 P : 11,995
Hardtop Coupe 2 dr. 6 P : 45,415
Hardtop Coupe 2 dr. 6 P : 61,908

Dimensions

Coupe
Seating Capacity : 6
Doors : 2
Exterior
Length : 213.0 in | 5410 mm.
Width : 77.0 in | 1956 mm.
Wheelbase : 115.0 in | 2921 mm.

Hardtop Coupe
Price : $3,060
Weight : 3450 lbs | 1564.894 kg
Seating Capacity : 6
Doors : 2
Exterior
Length : 213.0 in | 5410 mm.
Width : 77.0 in | 1956 mm.
Wheelbase : 115.0 in | 2921 mm.

Hardtop Coupe
Price : $3,375
Weight : 3540 lbs | 1605.717 kg
Seating Capacity : 6
Doors : 2
Exterior
Length : 213.0 in | 5410 mm.
Width : 77.0 in | 1956 mm.
Wheelbase : 115.0 in | 2921 mm.

Handling

Tires / Wheels
Tires : E78-14

Recall

Component

SUSPENSION:FRONT:CONTROL ARM:LOWER BALL JOINT

Manufacturer

CHRYSLER CORPORATION

Mfr Report Date19720701
NHTSA Campaign ID72V274000
NotesCHRYSLER CAMPAIGN NO 133.POSSIBILITY THAT IN PRODUCTION LOWER BALL JOINTASSEMBLY WAS MISASSEMBLED BY USING UPPER JOINT HOUSING.MISBUILD CONDITIONCOULD CAUSE EXCESSIVE WEAR AND CRACKS IN HOUSINGS.(CORRECT BY INSPECTING ANDREPLACING LOWER BALL JOINTS WHERE NECESSARY.)

Component

SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS

Manufacturer

CHRYSLER CORPORATION

Mfr Report Date19720701
NHTSA Campaign ID72V248000
NotesCHRYSLER CAMPAIGN NO 140.POSSIBILITY THAT FRONT BRAKE HOSE MAY REST AGAINSTFRAME DUE TO MISALIGNMENT OF BRAKE HOSE FRAME MOUNTING BRACKET.CONDITIONCOULD CAUSE HOSE TO CHAFE ON FRAME AND RESULT IN EVENTUAL LOSS OF FRONT BRAKESYSTEM.(CORRECT BY INSPECTING AND ALIGNING MOUNTING BRACKET TO PRECLUDECHAFING.)

Component

STEERING:HYDRAULIC POWER ASSIST SYSTEM

Manufacturer

CHRYSLER CORPORATION

Mfr Report Date19720701
NHTSA Campaign ID72V218000
NotesCHRYSLER CAMPAIGN NO 135.EQUIPPED W/400 & 440 CID ENGINES & POWER STEERING.POSSIBILITYOF INTERFERENCE BETWEEN LEFT FRONT BRAKE LINE AND POWER STEERINGHIGH PRESSURE HOSE.COULD EVENTUALLY CAUSE FAILURE OF POWER STEERING HOSE ANDLOSS OF POWER STEERING ASSIST.(CORRECT BY INSTALLING SHEET METAL SHIELD.)

Component

FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY

Manufacturer

CHRYSLER CORPORATION

Mfr Report Date19720701
NHTSA Campaign ID73V011000
NotesCHRYSLER CAMPAIGN NO 146.BUILT JULY THRU DEC.1972 W/6-CYLINDER ENGINE.POSSIBILITY OF FUEL LEAKAGE DUE TO METAL FATIGUE AND CRACKING AT THE EXTRUDEDFUEL PUMP OUTLET AND/OR THE SEAL OF THE FUEL PUMP INTEGRAL FILTER.THE METALFATIGUE IS CAUSED BY DEFICIENCIES IN THE PUMP AND FUEL LINE VIBRATION.THELEAK AT THE FUEL FILTER IS ARESULT OF INADEQUATE SEATING.EITHER OF THESEDEFECTS COULD RESULT IN AN ENGINE COMPARTMENT FIRE.(CORRECT BY INSPECTING ANDTAKE NECESSARY CORRECTIVE ACTION.)

Component

STEERING:LINKAGES:ARM:IDLER AND ATTACHMENT

Manufacturer

CHRYSLER CORPORATION

Mfr Report Date19720801
NHTSA Campaign ID72V219000
NotesCHRYSLER CAMPAIGN NO 136.POSSIBILITY THAT IDLER ARM TO CENTERLINK BALL JOINTSTUD NUTS WERE UNDERTOQUED.(CORRECT BY TORRQUING TO 40-FOOT POUNDS.)

Component

STEERING:LINKAGES

Manufacturer

CHRYSLER CORPORATION

Mfr Report Date19721101
NHTSA Campaign ID72V314000
NotesCHRYSLER CAMPAIGN NO 144.POSSIBILITY THAT LOWER CONTROL ARM PIVOT SHAFTS MAYBE IMPROPERLY HEAT TREATED.IF CONDITION EXISTS, PIVOT ARMS MAY FAIL WITHOUTWARNING, RESULTING IN LOSS OF STEERING CONTROL.(CORRECT BY INSPECTING ANDREPLACING WHERE NECESSARY).

Component

UNKNOWN OR OTHER

Manufacturer

CHRYSLER CORPORATION

Mfr Report Date19730201
NHTSA Campaign ID73V073000
NotesCHRYSLER CAMPAIGN NO 147.POSSIBILITY THAT THE BRAKE WARNING LAMP WIRETERMINAL MAY HAVE ONLY PARTIAL OR NO CONNECTION TO FIVE-WAY BRAKE SWITCH.THISCONDITION, IF IT EXISTS, MAY RENDER THE INSTRUMENT PANEL BRAKE WARNING LAMPINOPERATIVE IF THE FRONT OR REAR HYDRAULIC BRAKE SYSTEM EXPERIENCED A FAILURE.(CORRECT BY INSPECTING AND PROPERLY CHECK CONNECTIONS.)

Information provided by NHTSA
Data updated January 2021
1973 Averages
Avg. Household Income : $12,900
Avg. Home : $32,500
Avg. Gallon of Gas : $0.40

The 1973 Dodge Charger measures 77.00 inches in width, The 1973 Dodge Charger measures 213.00 inches in length, and has a wheelbase of 115.00 inches.

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