1973 Chrysler Newport Review from North America

1973 Chrysler Newport Navajo Special Edition 2 door 400 V8

Model year1973
Year of manufacture1973
First year of ownership1973
Most recent year of ownership1979
Engine and transmission 400 V8 Automatic
Performance marks 7 / 10
Reliability marks 7 / 10
Comfort marks 9 / 10
Dealer Service marks 7 / 10
Running Costs (higher is cheaper) 1 / 10
Overall marks (average of all marks)
6.2 / 10
Distance when acquired2 miles
Most recent distance77000 miles
Previous carFord Galaxie

Summary:

Big highway flyer

Faults:

Leaked oil.

Used oil.

Body rusted.

General Comments:

Very comfortable car to drive.

Handled poorly but all large American cars did in those days.

Had no major problems with the car. After six years and 77 thousand miles it was smoking and rusty.

Would you buy another car from this manufacturer? Don't Know

Review Date: 18th December, 2008

Average review marks: 6.2 / 10, based on 1 review