1983 Dodge Charger Review

1983 Dodge Charger 2.2L 4 cylinder. from North America

Year of manufacture1983
First year of ownership1996
Most recent year of ownership1997
Engine and transmission 2.2L 4 cylinder. Manual
Performance marks 7 / 10
Reliability marks 7 / 10
Comfort marks 7 / 10
Running Costs (higher is cheaper) 9 / 10
Overall marks (average of all marks)
7.5 / 10
Distance when acquired88000 miles
Most recent distance93500 miles
Previous carJeep Cherokee


Would make an awesome 2nd car!


It died after 4 wheeling out in the sand pits all day.

General Comments:

This car surprised the heck out of my room mate and me. It was surprisingly quick and very reliable. I believe it was carburated, but never failed to start on the coldest of mornings.

We only paid $300 dollars for this car so we just beat the heck out of it for fun. Reverse to drive at full throttle would produce a dragster's smoke show from the front tires, but never damaged the drive train.

The 2.2 engine was very powerful, even keeping up with a 1990 Acura Integra in one street race.

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

Review Date: 12th April, 2003

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