1968 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 : $3,015-$3,475
Weight : 3505 lbs | 1589.841 kg

Power

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
Cylinder Block : Cast-iron
Stromberg 2-barrel carburetor
Inline 6
Displacement : 2786 cc | 170.0 cu in. | 2.8 L.
Power : 101 BHP (74.336 KW) @ 4400 RPM
Bore : 3.4 in | 87 mm.
Stroke : 3.1 in | 80 mm.
Compression : 8.5:1
Main Bearings : 4
Cylinder Block : Cast-iron
Carter 1-barrel BBS-4099S
Inline 6
Displacement : 3687 cc | 225.0 cu in. | 3.7 L.
Power : 145 BHP (106.72 KW) @ 4000 RPM
Bore : 3.4 in | 87 mm.
Stroke : 4.1 in | 105 mm.
Compression : 8.4:1
Main Bearings : 4
Valvetrain : 12 OHV (2 valves per cylinder)
Cylinder Block : Cast-iron
Holley 1-barrel R3271A
V 8
Displacement : 4474 cc | 273.0 cu in. | 4.5 L.
Power : 180 BHP (132.48 KW) @ 4200 RPM
Bore : 3.6 in | 92 mm.
Stroke : 3.3 in | 84 mm.
Compression : 8.6:1
Main Bearings : 4
Cylinder Block : Cast-iron
Carter 2-barrel BBD-4113S
V 8
Displacement : 4474 cc | 273.0 cu in. | 4.5 L.
Power : 235 BHP (172.96 KW) @ 5200 RPM
Bore : 3.6 in | 92 mm.
Stroke : 3.3 in | 84 mm.
Compression : 10.5:1
Main Bearings : 5
Cylinder Block : Cast-iron
Carter 4-barrel AFB 3855S
V 8
Displacement : 6276 cc | 383.0 cu in. | 6.3 L.
Power : 290 BHP (213.44 KW) @ 5000 RPM
Bore : 4.3 in | 108 mm.
Stroke : 3.4 in | 86 mm.
Compression : 10.5:1
Main Bearings : 5
V 8
Displacement : 6276 cc | 383.0 cu in. | 6.3 L.
Power : 330 BHP (242.88 KW)
Bore : 4.3 in | 108 mm.
Stroke : 3.4 in | 86 mm.
Valvetrain : 16 OHV (2 valves per cylinder)
V 8
Displacement : 7210 cc | 440.0 cu in. | 7.2 L.
Power : 375 BHP (276 KW) @ 4400 RPM
Bore : 4.3 in | 110 mm.
Stroke : 3.8 in | 95 mm.
Compression : 10.0:1
Main Bearings : 5
Cylinder Block : Cast-iron
Carter AFB 4130S carburetor
V 8
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-3084S 4-barrel carburetor
Transmission:
3 Automatic Torque-Flite , 5 Manual

Production Figures

Total Dodge Production for 1968 : 627,533
Total 1968 Charger production : 96,100
1968 Dodge Charger

Handling

Recall

Component

ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING:FRONT UNDERHOOD

Manufacturer

CHRYSLER CORPORATION

NHTSA Campaign ID67V073000
NotesPOSSIBLE MISROUTING OF THE INSTRUMENT PANEL WIRING HARNESS AND/OR THE OMISSION OF A CRITICAL CLIP MAY ALLOW CONTACT WITH THE WINDSHIELD WIPER LINKAGE.OPERATION OF THE WINDSHIELD WIPERS COULD THEN RESULT IN CHAFING OF THE WIRING INSULATION WHICH COULD CAUSE A MALFUNCTION OF ANY ONE OF A NUMBER OF ELECTRICAL COMPONENTS OR THE COMPLETE ELECTRICAL SYSTEM.(INSPECT, REROUTE HARNESS, AND INSTALL CLIP AS NECES- SARY.)

Component

SEAT BELTS:FRONT:WEBBING

Manufacturer

CHRYSLER CORPORATION

NHTSA Campaign ID67V103000
NotesPOSSIBILITY THAT VEHICLES WERE ASSEMBLED WITHOUT REAR SHELF PANEL REINFORCEMENT PLATES FOR THE REAR SEAT SHOULDER BELTS.DURING SEVERE IMPACT, THIS PANEL COULD FAIL AT LESS THAN DESIGN IMPACT SPECIFICATIONS.(INSPECT AND INSTALL REINFORCEMENT PLATES AS REQUIRED.)

Component

EQUIPMENT:MECHANICAL:JACKS

Manufacturer

CHRYSLER CORPORATION

NHTSA Campaign ID67V105000
NotesPOSSIBLE THAT BUMPER JACK ASSEMBLIES MAY HAVE LIFTING PLATFORM WELDS THAT MAY NOT MEET SPECIFICATIONS.THE SUBJECT JACKS COULD FAIL WHEN RAISING THE CAR.(REPLACE THE JACKS.)

Component

EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS:CONCEALMENT DEVICES

Manufacturer

CHRYSLER CORPORATION

NHTSA Campaign ID67V075000
NotesPOSSIBILITY THAT HEADLAMP DOOR VACUUM HOSE HARNESS MAY NOT MEET DESIGNS PECIFICATIONS.COLLAPSE OF THE HOSE WOULD RESTRICT OR PREVENT ENGINE VACUUM FLOW WHICH COULD RESULT IN FAILURE OF THE HEADLAMP DOORS TO OPERATE PROPERLY.(REPLACE THE SUBJECT HARNESS.)

Component

STEERING:HYDRAULIC POWER ASSIST:HOSE, PIPING, AND CONNECTIONS

Manufacturer

CHRYSLER CORPORATION

NHTSA Campaign ID67V104000
NotesPOSSIBLE THAT VEHICLES WERE ASSEMBLED WITH AN INCORRECT POWER STEERING PRESSURE HOSE.THIS COULD RESULT IN PREMATURE FAILURE OF THE HOSE.A FAILURE OF THIS TYPE WOULD RESULT IN THE LOSS OF POWER STEERING ASSIST, WITHOUT WHICH GREATER MANUAL EFFORT IS REQUIRED TO MAINTAIN DIRECTIONAL CONTROL.(REPLACE THE SUBJECT HOSE.)

Information provided by NHTSA
Data updated October 2019

1968 Averages

Avg. Car Cost : $2,822
Avg. Household Income : $7,850
Avg. Home : $14,950
Avg. Gallon of Gas : $0.34


1968 Dodge Concepts

Concepts by Dodge

Dodge Monthly Sales Volume

June 2019
38,561
May 2019
47,759
April 2019
31,262
March 2019
46,367
February 2019
37,073
January 2019
27,077
Additional Sales Volume Data


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