1974 Plymouth Satellite

The 1974 Plymouth Satellite was part of the Intermediate size group and was very similar to the 1973 version. Plymouth gave the Satellite only minor changes including to the grille. On either side of the grille were dual headlamps enclosed in bright metal rectangular housings. Body styles included Coupes, Hardtop Coupes, Sedan, and 6- and 9-Passenger wagons in various trim levels.

Standard features on the Satellite included a locking glovebox, hubcaps, vinyl interior trim, cigar lighter, and dome lamp. They also had rubber floor coverings, belted blackwall tires, and a 225-CID six-cylinder engine or a 318 CID two-barrel V8. Station wagons, which included the Custom and Regent trim levels, had power front disc brakes, and two-way tailgate concealed storage compartment. The Regent trim level had Deluxe wheel covers, woodgrain exterior paneling, vinyl bench seat, and three-way tailgate.

The Sebring trim level added dual horns, foam cushions in the front, carpets, bias-belted tires, cigar lighter, and drip rail molding. Sebring Plus came with additional amenities including vinyl interior with bucket seats, Deluxe wheel covers, and body-side moldings.

The Satellite Custom had custom interior appointments along with body sill moldings.

The Road Runner was a 2-door Coupe that came with a three-speed floor shift manual transmission, heavy-duty suspension and brakes, Rally instrument cluster, dual exhaust, upgraded tires, carpets, performance hood, three-speed wipers, and dual horns. The iconic Road Runner emblems could be found on the center pillar.

By Daniel Vaughan | Mar 2016

Related Reading : Plymouth Satellite History

Introduced in 1965 as the top model in Plymouths mid-size Belvedere line, the Plymouth Satellite used Chryslers mid-size B platform. The Satellite was available with the newly optional Street Hemi engine in 1966. This engine came compete with the two 4-barrel carburetors and 10.251 compression. This body style remained for the following year with only minor trim changes. All mid-sized....
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1974 Satellite
1974 Plymouth Satellite Price Range: $3,155 - $4,380

Model Year Production

1979Chevrolet (2,284,749)Ford (1,835,937)Renault (1,405,330)372,449
1978Chevrolet (2,375,436)Ford (1,923,655)Renault (1,240,941)501,129
1977Chevrolet (2,543,153)Toyota (1,884,260)Ford (1,840,427)546,132
1976Chevrolet (2,103,862)Toyota (1,884,260)Ford (1,861,537)519,962
1975Chevrolet (1,755,773)Toyota (1,714,836)Ford (1,569,608)454,105
1974Chevrolet (2,333,839)Ford (2,179,791)Renault (1,355,799)739,894
1973Chevrolet (2,579,509)Ford (2,349,815)Fiat (1,390,251)882,196
1972Chevrolet (2,420,564)Ford (2,246,563)Fiat (1,368,216)756,605
1971Ford (2,054,351)Chevrolet (1,830,319)Volkswagen (1,128,784)702,113
1970Ford (2,096,184)Chevrolet (1,451,305)Volkswagen (1,193,853)747,508
1969Chevrolet (2,092,947)Ford (1,826,777)Volkswagen (1,241,580)751,134

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