1979 Dodge Magnum Reviews

1979 Dodge Magnum XE 360 (5.9) from North America

Model year1979
Year of manufacture1979
First year of ownership1979
Most recent year of ownership2009
Engine and transmission 360 (5.9) Automatic
Performance marks 9 / 10
Reliability marks 10 / 10
Comfort marks 10 / 10
Dealer Service marks 8 / 10
Running Costs (higher is cheaper) 10 / 10
Overall marks (average of all marks)
9.4 / 10
Distance when acquired0 miles
Most recent distance85000 miles
Previous carDodge Charger

Faults:

The only thing ever replaced besides normal maintenance items is the radiator.

General Comments:

This is absolutely the most dependable and comfortable car I have ever owned.

A true highway cruiser!

Would you buy another car from this manufacturer? Yes

Review Date: 18th February, 2009

1979 Dodge Magnum XE GT 360 4bbl from North America

Model year1979
Year of manufacture1979
First year of ownership1979
Engine and transmission 360 4bbl Automatic
Performance marks 10 / 10
Reliability marks 10 / 10
Comfort marks 10 / 10
Dealer Service marks 9 / 10
Running Costs (higher is cheaper) 10 / 10
Overall marks (average of all marks)
9.8 / 10
Distance when acquired0 miles
Most recent distance60000 miles

Summary:

Love it!!

Faults:

Lean burn was replaced a few months after purchasing the car. Kept hesitating at highway speeds so replaced it.

Weather stripping in T-Roofs has rotted out and unable to find new stipping anywhere.

General Comments:

Car is a joy to drive. Handles and rides just like it did the day I bought it. (Original owner too)

Would you buy another car from this manufacturer? Yes

Review Date: 12th January, 2005

1979 Dodge Magnum XE 360 2bbl from North America

Year of manufacture1979
First year of ownership1999
Most recent year of ownership2002
Engine and transmission 360 2bbl Automatic
Performance marks 10 / 10
Reliability marks 10 / 10
Comfort marks 10 / 10
Dealer Service marks 6 / 10
Running Costs (higher is cheaper) 9 / 10
Overall marks (average of all marks)
9.0 / 10
Distance when acquired57000 miles
Most recent distance70000 miles
Previous carDodge Magnum

Summary:

A rising classic

Faults:

I got new tires, because the old ones were bad.

General Comments:

Even though this 1979 Dodge Magnum is 23 years old, parts are "very" cheap. Also, the Magnum's comfort is unmatched by anything on the road except other Magnums.

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

Review Date: 13th November, 2002

Average review marks: 9.4 / 10, based on 3 reviews