1971 Chrysler New Yorker Review from North America

1971 Chrysler New Yorker SDN 440 Cu. IN.

Year of manufacture1971
First year of ownership1994
Most recent year of ownership2000
Engine and transmission 440 Cu. IN. Automatic
Performance marks 9 / 10
Reliability marks 10 / 10
Comfort marks 9 / 10
Running Costs (higher is cheaper) 2 / 10
Overall marks (average of all marks)
7.5 / 10
Distance when acquired155000 miles
Most recent distance169000 miles
Previous carOldsmobile Firenza


I wish I had the money to restore it!!


Rusted brake lines when the car was 27 years old.

Body rust (car kept outside).

General Comments:

I love the power seats, tilt & telescoping steering. Very roomy, large trunk space, and rides real smooth at high speeds (I never exceed the speed limit, of course) going straight.

Not good at sharp corners normally handled well by newer cars. Engine is original and runs beautifully.

Would you buy another car from this manufacturer? Yes

Review Date: 17th August, 2000

5th Dec 2005, 03:36

You've got yourself a great car, I'm a big fan of the fuselage cars of 1969-73, they were one of my favorite cars Chrysler has ever made, I only wish that they weren't so hard to find, I bet that your car would be fun to drive with the 440 underneath the hood and I wish you best of luck for you to get your car restored.

Average review marks: 7.5 / 10, based on 1 review