1972 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 : $2,650-$3,245
Weight : 3242 lbs | 1470.546 kg

Performance

Top Speed : 180 km/h | 111.87 mph

Power

Straight 6
Displacement : 3687 cc | 225.0 cu in. | 3.7 L.
Power : 110 BHP (80.96 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 : 5899 cc | 360.0 cu in. | 5.9 L.
Power : 240 BHP (176.64 KW) @ 4800 RPM
Torque :290 Ft-Lbs (393 NM) @ 3600 RPM
Bore : 4.0 in | 103 mm.
Stroke : 3.3 in | 84 mm.
Compression : 8.5:1
Valvetrain : 16 OHV (2 valves per cylinder)
V 8
Displacement : 5572 cc | 340.0 cu in. | 5.6 L.
Power : 240 BHP (176.64 KW) @ 4800 RPM
Bore : 4.0 in | 103 mm.
Stroke : 3.3 in | 84 mm.
Compression : 8.5:1
Main Bearings : 5
Cylinder Block : Cast-iron
Carter Thermo-Quad 4-barrel carburetor
V 8
Displacement : 7210 cc | 440.0 cu in. | 7.2 L.
Power : 330 BHP (242.88 KW) @ 4800 RPM
Bore : 4.3 in | 110 mm.
Stroke : 3.8 in | 95 mm.
Compression : 10.3:1
Main Bearings : 5
Valvetrain : 16 OHV (2 valves per cylinder)
Cylinder Block : Cast-iron
3 Holley 2-barrel carburetors
Transmission:
3 Manual , 3 Automatic Torque-Flite

Production Figures

Total Dodge Production for 1972 : 577,870
1972 Dodge Charger
Coupes : 7,803
Hardtops : 45,361
SE Hardtops : 22,430

Dimensions

Seating Capacity : 6
Doors : 2
Exterior
Length : 206.0 in | 5232 mm.
Width : 76.3 in | 1938 mm.
Height : 50.9 in | 1293 mm.
Wheelbase : 115.0 in | 2921 mm.
Front Track : 59.7 in | 1516 mm.
Rear Track : 61.6 in | 1565 mm.
Hardtop
Price : $2,910
Weight : 3258 lbs | 1477.804 kg
Seating Capacity : 6
Doors : 2
Exterior
Length : 206.0 in | 5232 mm.
Width : 76.3 in | 1938 mm.
Height : 50.9 in | 1293 mm.
Wheelbase : 115.0 in | 2921 mm.
Front Track : 59.7 in | 1516 mm.
Rear Track : 61.6 in | 1565 mm.
Tires : E78-14
SE Hardtop
Price : $3,245
Weight : 3322 lbs | 1506.834 kg
Seating Capacity : 6
Doors : 2
Exterior
Length : 206.0 in | 5232 mm.
Width : 76.3 in | 1938 mm.
Height : 50.9 in | 1293 mm.
Wheelbase : 115.0 in | 2921 mm.
Front Track : 59.7 in | 1516 mm.
Rear Track : 61.6 in | 1565 mm.
Tires : E78-14

Handling

Suspension
Front : Independent

Rear : Live axle with semi-elliptic leaf springs

Steering
Recirculating Ball

Tires / Wheels
Tires : F70-14

Recall

Component

POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

Manufacturer

CHRYSLER CORPORATION

NHTSA Campaign ID71V173000
NotesCAMPAIGN NO 121.POSSIBILITY THAT SHAFT BUSHING IN TRANSMISSI ON CONTROLLINKAGE MAY BE INADEQUATELY TORQUED.LOSS OF BUSHI NG FROMTRANSMISSION-MOUNTED BRACKET WILL CREATE EXCESSIVE FRE E PLAY IN LINKAGE, WHICHCOULD ALLOW OPERATOR TO SHIFT CONTROLLEVER WITHOUT HAVING TRANSMISSIONACCOMPLISH PROPER ACTION. (CORRECT BY INSPECTING AND RETORQUING SHAFT SHAFTBUSHING WHER E NECESSARY.)

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.)

Information provided by NHTSA
Data updated October 2019

1972 Averages

Avg. Household Income : $11,800
Avg. Home : $27,550
Avg. Gallon of Gas : $0.55

The 1972 Dodge Charger measures 76.30 inches in width, 206.00 inches in length, and has a wheelbase of 115.00 inches.

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June 2019
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May 2019
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March 2019
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February 2019
37,073
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