Plymouth U.S. Model Year Production Figures, 1946-2001

Plymouth hood ornamentAutomobile manufacturers maintain detailed production records because those records are essential to allocate investment capital, always a limited commodity, to maximize the rate of return. Products which are selling will receive more attention and funds, those which are not generating a return will be reduced or eliminated. What happens to the data when it is no longer current is a mystery.

Chrysler Historical Services currently provides production certificates for U.S. cars built between 1930 and 1967; GM from 1977 up; and Ford apparently has limited information available from the Benson Ford Center. These companies might have a considerably larger database than it appears; but it is also possible that a great deal of historical information has been discarded.

What the companies do not do is provide production data in response to casual public inquiries, unless the individual making the request has developed a relationship with someone within the company who has information and is willing to provide it. The time and expense of doing so for all would generate no income. Nor have they provided production data to Chrysler Historical Services, the GM Heritage Center, or the Benson Ford Center. They have provided information to commercial publishers or established authors who can assure that it will receive wide distribution. However, some of the published information is inaccurate, incomplete, or misleading without qualifying information which is not included.

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We are somewhat more fortunate with Chrysler than we are with the other two companies in that certain factory records cited in the sources at the end of the tables have survived, at least for the cars built between 1926 and 1957 in the U.S., and between 1926 and 1966 in Canada. Dodge Brothers records begin with 1914 in the U.S., 1928 in Canada.

Plymouth sailing shipTo build these tables, I examined all of the sources of information on each make and model, and tried to determine the most accurate figure for that make and model. Data which had to be estimated is shown in italics.

Between 1930 and 1959, Chrysler used an alphanumeric serial number prefix for each make: P for Plymouth, D for Dodge, S for Desoto, SP for Plymouth-based Desoto, C for Chrysler and Imperial. These started at “PA”, “DA”, and, later, P1 and up, D1 and up. Because these series designations are usually cited for the older models, I have included them in the tables, until, towards the mid-1950s, they became cumbersome [and largely unnecessary, with the introduction of modern name].

These tables should not in any way be considered to be definitive or fully accurate. They are the best I could do with the information which I was able to uncover. I would welcome correspondence with anyone who is interested in this material and can correct any errors or misinformation on my part.

— Gerard Wilson, April 2013

Also see Allpar’s pages on the assembly plants, and our complete list of Plymouth car articles.

1946-1952

 1946194719481949195019511952Total
P15 Deluxe,
Special Deluxe
243,333346,216419,5871,009,136
P17 Deluxe 59,028  
P19 Deluxe 115,191   
P22 Concord 91,41044,302309,931
P18 Deluxe,
Special Deluxe
 441,951  
P20 Deluxe,
Special Deluxe
 469,233   
P23 Cranbrook, Cambridge 503,771324,3521,739,303
Total Production243,333346,216419,587500,979584,424595,181368,854 

Notes:

  • All Plymouth entries, 1946 to 1959, include an undetermined numbers of Desoto Diplomats, which were Plymouths with a front end clip resembling the contemporary Desoto, and Desoto badges. These were sold outside of the U.S. and Canada. Plymouth entries from 1951 to 1959 also include an undetermined number of export Dodges, which were Plymouths with a front end clip resembling the contemporary Dodge, and Dodge badges. Some were sold in Canada, but most were sold outside of the U.S. and Canada.
  • Plymouth entries from 1946 - 1957 were compiled from a comparison of model year production, which includes Canadian and U.S. production, with serial number totals for each country. These figures are quite close, and adjustments were made which favored the model year total over the serial number as definitive. Canadian Diplomats, chassis units are not included in final totals.
  • The 1946 - 1948 P15 (Chrysler used alphanumeric series designations through 1956) was a revision of the 1942. Plymouths were sold as reliable, basic transportation vehicles which could endure harsh usage and be easily repaired. As with all cars at the time, rust was likely to claim the car before mechanical failure.
  • For 1949 - 1952, there were two Plymouth platforms : P17/P19/P22, a smaller (2.775 mm wheelbase) line which included the first all-steel wagon (excluding the truck-based Willys Jeep); and the P18/20/23, a larger 2.96 meter wheelbase car. These cars carried on the virtues of their predecessors, including a high, short, narrow configuration to optimize passenger room, minimize bulk. The P18/20/23 cars, often criticized for their dumpy styling, were the highest volume Plymouths built between 1946 and 2000.
  • The 1953 - 1954 models were the first Plymouths to show some attention to style, although durability and passenger comfort were still the primary selling points.
  • P15 Deluxe and Special Deluxe models were in continuous production from late 1945 to early March of 1949 with minimal change. They were not advertised as 1946, 1947 or 1948 models, although serial numbers were so designated. The total reported in this table plus the Canadian table is equal to that reported by Plymouth for the three years, 1,054,118. Individual model years were calculated from the serial numbers reported. All totals include an unknown number of DeSoto Diplomat models built for sale outside of North America.
  • P17, P19 Deluxe, P22 Concord models were built on a 2,775-mm (109-inch) wheelbase, more compact than the P18, P20 Deluxe and Special Deluxe, and P23 models. This series is notable for the introduction of the first car based all steel wagon, an innovation which made wagons very popular, just as the T van would do for minivans in 1984. The reported in this table plus the Canadian Plymouth and DeSoto tables are equal to those reported by Plymouth: 61,458 for 1949, 118,903 for 1950, 139,914 for 1951-1952 combined. Model year production for 1951 and 1952 was calculated from serial numbers for each year. Production for 1949-1952 includes an unknown number of DeSoto Diplomats; production for 1951-1952 includes an unknown number of Dodge D39 units for export.
  • P18, P20 Deluxe and Special Deluxe, P23 Cambridge and Cranbrook models were built on a 2,962.5-mm (117-inch) wheelbase. The totals reported in this table plus the Canadian table are equal to those reported by Plymouth: 458,930, 492,051, and 867,748 for 1951-1952 combined. Model years 1951 and 1952 were calculated from the serial numbers for each year. All totals include an unknown number of DeSoto Diplomat models; production for 1951-1952 includes an unknown number of Dodge D40 units for export.
  • P24 Cambridge and Cranbook for 1953, and P25 Plaza, Savoy and Belvedere for 1954: model year totals reported in this table plus those reported in the Canadian table equal those reported by Plymouth: 649,078 for 1953, 457,528 for 1954. Chassis are excluded. The 1954 chassis exclusion is unusually high: 5,620 units. It is possible that these units were exported to Australia where they received redesigned bodies of local manufacture for the 1955 and 1956 model year. U.S. production includes an unknown number of Dodge and DeSoto export units built on this platform.

1952-1956

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  • Plymouth, and all other Chrysler products for 1955 - 1956, were the first in many years to be designed with an emphasis on style. Plymouth also received its first V8 and Powerflite automatic transmission. The Fury was another first, a high permance hardtop with a standard 5 liter V8.
  • All Chrysler cars were again dramatically restyled as "forward look" cars for 1957 - 1959. There were two platforms : passenger cars including the Fury (renamed Sport Fury for 1959) used a 3 meter wheelbase chassis; Suburbans used a 3.1 meter wheelbase chassis shared with Dodge and the Desoto Firesweep. The cars were beautiful but poorly built. Corrections were made quickly, but the company's reputation with buyers took some time to recover [if, indeed, it ever did].
  • Model year production is estimated from serial numbers (incomplete) and published data.

1962-1970

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Notes:

  • 1961 Plymouth Valiant: The Valiant was introduced as Chrysler’s compact entry for 1960. It was sold at a separate make, although the only place a U.S. buyer could buy one was at a Chrysler-Plymouth dealer. For 1961 it became a “Plymouth Valiant:” the Plymouth name appeared prominently on the car and in marketing material. However, for 1962 it became a “Valiant” again. The Plymouth name does not appear on the car or in marketing material, although many were registered as “Plymouth Valiants” and are considered to be Plymouth models. This table follows Chrysler’s designation of the 1961 as a Plymouth, but the 1960 and 1962 models are reported in a Valiant table as a separate makes. The 1960-1962 Valiants or Plymouth Valiants are the same car.
  • Chrysler again designed all of its products from the ground up for 1960, as well as its manufacturing facilities and dealer network. Plymouth and Dodge were now competitive rather than complementary, a controversial but probably inevitable decision. Both were now unibody, with same 3 meter and 3.1 meter wheelbase structures for passenger cars and wagons. Entries for 1960 and 1961 are as published.
  • For 1962, Plymouth and Dodge were downsized, based on misinformation about GM's future products. Although they had as much interior room as Ford and Chevrolet, they failed completely in the marketplace. Entry is model year as published.
  • The following year, a new larger Plymouth replaced the downsized 1962. Chrysler also began to win back customers with its extended 5/50 warranty, an innovation for 1963. The Savoy/Belvedere/Fury/Sport Fury names were dropped for Belvedere and extended 5/50 warranty, an innovation for 1963. Chrysler also went to fully unitized construction for 1963.
  • Valiant, 1963 - 1966, and Barracuda, 1964 - 1966, from published sources.
  • The Belvedere and sporty Satellite had a clean, one-year only redesign for 1965, as it became the Plymouth intermediate, relative to the new large Fury for 1965. It remained on the 2.95 meter wheelbase unibody. Entry is from factory record.
  • Fury I, II, III, Sport Fury, 1965 - 1966; VIP, 1966 : Plymouth became a full sized car again, although it was priced below the comparable Dodge and was smaller, inside and out. Entries are from factory records for 1965, estimated from published sources for 1966.
  • Fury I, II, III Suburban wagons, 1965 - 1966, also became full sized, sharing the 3.07 meter wheelbase wagon unibody with Dodge and Chrysler. Entry from factory records for 1965, estimated from published sources for 1966.
  • Belvedere, Satellite models for 1966 - 1967 were now Plymouth's intermediate models, built on a 2.95 meter wheelbase. Satellite GTX was introduced for 1967, with a standard 7.2 liter V8. Model year totals are from Ward's, which include fleet models.
  • Belvedere wagons, 1966 - 1967, were built on a 2.97 meter wheelbase platform. Totals as per Belvedere/Satellite passenger cars.
  • The Fury, Sport Fury, VIP and their counterparts at Dodge and Chrysler received new squared off, sculpted bodywork for 1967 - 1968. The Plymouth remained with the 3 meter wheelbase from 1965 - 1966, the Dodge grew from 3.07 to 3.1 meters, to position it closer to Chrysler. Many additional units of these cars were imported from Canada. Entries estimated from published data.
  • Fury Suburban wagons for 1967 - 1968 moved to the 3.1 meter wheelbase platform used by Dodge. Entries are estimated.
  • Barracuda, 1967 - 1969 was distinct from the Valiant line, available in three body styles. Entries are official data.
  • The Valiants introduced in 1967 would have a long and profitable run. Only a sedans were available at first, because the sportier body styles were available as Barracudas. In 1970 the Duster coupe replaced the 2 door sedan, and in 1974 the sedan was switched to the larger Dart platform. Accurate model year production has not been published, so all entries are estimated on the basis of information available. Production cycle was 1967 - 1976.
  • Plymouth's Belvedere/Satellite intermediates for 1968 - 1970 sold well, assisted by the aura of the high performance Road Runner and GTX. These cars are quite valuable today. Entries are from published information.
  • The Belvedere and Satellite wagons for 1968 - 1970 as before, used a separate wagon platform.
  • The largest Chrysler cars built between 1969 and 1973 all shared a "fuselage design which aged well. Plymouth's version used a 3.05 meter wheelbase unibody, but had the same passenger accomodations as the larger Dodge, Chrysler and Imperial. These entries are also estimated from the information available, which is not reliable or consistent.
  • Plymouth Suburbans for 1969 - 1973 used the 3.1 meter wagon unibody also used by Dodge and Chrysler .
  • The Plymouth Barracuda/Dodge Challengers for 1970 - 1974 were developed as performance cars, not sedans with performance options. They were not identical : the Plymouth was slightly smaller than the Dodge. But the market for performance cars was diminishing, and sales fell below expectations. Entries are official model year totals.

1971-78

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  • Satellite coupes and hardtops for 1971 - 1974 used their own platform, different from that used for the sedan and wagon. These were beautiful cars, at least in comparison to contemporary models from Ford and GM which appeared bloated, and a few were sold with high performance engines. Again, model year production figures are not reliable, so entries are estimated.
  • Satellite sedans and wagons for 1971 - 1974 used a longer wheelbase unibody than the coupes, obviously for additional passenger room. These entries are estimates as for the coupes.
  • The Valiant Scamp hardtop went into production on the Dart platform in 1971, as the Dart Demon coupe went into production on the Valiant platform. Valiant and and Dart had used separate platforms from 1967, but from 1971 to 1976, both makes used both platforms. The Valiant sedan was also switched to the Dart platform for 1974 - 1976. Model year production is estimated as stated above.
  • Plymouth built for 1974 only FuryI/II sedans using a shortened (3.05 meter) wheelbase unibody. Many of these were sold to fleets. Fury III sedans and hardtops (1974), Fury Gran sedans and hardtops (1974 - 1978) were built on a 3.1 meter wheelbase. Entry is estimated.
  • Fortunately, for those clients who wished to downsize, Plymouth offered the intermediate Fury hardtop, sedan and wagon for 1975 - 1978. The Fury hardtop - a Road Runner version was offered for 1975 only - used a shorter (2.9 meter wb) than the 3 meter wb used for the sedan and wagon. Like many cars of the period, the styling was bland in the base models, overdone in the more expensive trim lines. Model year totals published for 1975 - 1977 are incomplete, but have been estimated, based on total production of this and the sedan and wagon models. Total for 1978 is as published.
  • Chrysler introduced replacements for the "fuselage" cars for 1974 which were designed to meet federal standards, and they were. like most everything else on the market, an aesthetic step backwards in return for increased body strength and safety. The Fury III and Gran Fury went on sale at the beginning of a period of disinterest in large, heavy sedans which affected all companies, but Chrysler more than others. Model year production (1974 - 1977), including exports and fleet units, is mostly from published data. Fury Suburban (1974) and Gran Fury (1975 - 1977) wagons used a 3.15 meter wb unibody shared among Plymouth, Dodge and Chrysler.
  • Fury sedans and wagons for 1975 - 1978 shared a common 2.985 m wheelbase structure. These would be the last Plymouth cars to be offered as luxury cars. From this time until its demise in 2001, Plymouth gradually became a "value" brand, competing with Dodge at the low end but relinquishing to Dodge and Chrysler the mid and higher price versions. Model year production is estimated as in the previous note.
  • The Volare coupe (1976 - 1980) was the intended replacement for the popular Valiant Duster, but more substantial and more expensive. It was conventionally engineered, but the poor quality of the 1976 models (subsequently corrected) damaged its reputation and kept volume far below what it might have been. Model year production of the F - body Volare models is from published sources, which differ among themselves. The Volare coupe platform, redesignated M- body, was used for the 1980 - 1981 Caravelle coupe.
  • Thw Volare sedan (1976 - 1980) was the replacement for the Valiant sedan, dropping the hardtop and adding a wagon which was not offered as a Valiant. The sedan and wagon were also F bodies, using a longer body than the coupe. They suffered the same fate as the coupe. However, the F body, with different sheet metal and interiors, became the M body cars which had a long and profitable model cycle.
  • M Caravelle, Gran Fury, 1978 - 1989. The Caravelle coupe, sedan and wagon went into production in 1978 for sale in Canada. The M coupes were switched to the shorter platform in 1980 -81, then dropped; the wagon was also dropped after 1981. Production of all M bodies was shifted to Canada during the 1981 and added a Gran Fury for U.S. sale for 1982, replacing the ill fated R Gran Fury. The Gran Fury and Caravelle Salon (for Canada) returned to the U.S. in 1984. Production of Caravelles and Dodge Diplomats was combined for 1978 - 1981, but reliable estimates for each car have been made, allocating Diplomat production by Diplomat sales in both countries and Caravelle sales in Canada. Production for 1984 - 1989 is from monthly sales and changeover dates.
  • L Horizon hatchback sedan, 1978 - 1990 : This was a front drive 4 cylinder subcompact, the first ever built by Chrysler. It began as a design for producrion in Spain, France and Britain, but in 1975 Chrysler began to adapt it for North America. The final North American and European models appear similar, but are completely different. Model year production is from published sources.

1979-1986

  • R-body Gran Fury, 1980-1981, was the intended replacement for the 1974-1978 Gran Fury, but it was slow in coming and when it did arrive, once again there were many quality problems. They had studied GM's B/C car, introduced in 1977, and the R bodies were superior, but they were nevertheless a complete failure. The Plymouth version was available for two years only, and many were sold to fleets. The Gran Fury name was applied to the M sedan from 1982 to 1989. The R bodies were discontinued after three years, forcing an enormous write off of the development costs. R production is compiled from monthly production and changeover date.
  • L Horizon TC, Turismo hatchback coupe, 1979 - 1987 : developed from the hatchback sedan, it was a North America only item, on a chassis shorter than that used for the sedan. Model year totals in italics are estimated; otherwise totals are from published sources.
  • M Caravelle coupe, 1980 - 1981 : built on Volare coupe chassis, redesignated from F to M. Entries estimated.
  • The K Reliant compact, 1981 - 1989, was a 4 cylinder front drive compact, replacing the Volare. The K cars were the basis for many additional front drive models introduced during the 1980s, and were thus the foundation for Chrysler's revival during the decade. Model year totals are from published sources.

1982-1987

Notes:

  • K Reliant, 1981-1989. This was a front drive 4-cylinder compact with small accommodations, boxy styling, and a cheap interior in base form. However, the Dodge and Plymouth K cars held together, and helped to hold Chrysler together, during the 1980s. The K platform was used as a base for many other models which were sold into the middle of the following decade. Model year totals are from sources cited.
  • E Caravelle sedan, 1983-1989, was the first K derivative, a longer wheelbase Reliant front drive sedan. (it should not be confused with the older rear drive M - body Caravelle/Caravelle Salon built for Canada). Model year totals are as published.

1987-1994

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  • T Grand Voyager van, 1987-1990. The Voyager and Caravan minivans which had gone into production in Canada for 1984 created a new vehicle category, a front drive unibody van which drove as a car, with abundant cargo and passenger space. In the spring of 1987, extended wheelbase versions went into production in St. Louis.. Model year production for 1987 - 1988 is estimated from monthly production, sales and changeover dates; production for 1989 - 1990 is compiled from monthly totals and changeover dates.
  • The P Sundance, 1987 - 1994, replaced the L body Horizon subcompacts, although there was some concurrent production. Production for the 1987 model year began in May 1986. Additional units were sourced from Mexico. Entries are from published sources.
  • The A body Acclaim (1989 - 1995) replaced the K and E as Chrysler's basic conventional sedan. Although Plymouth had three trim levels, it did not offer the sport option available with Dodge nor the luxury option available with Chrysler. That defines Plymouth's role as the value line, which continued until the end. Model year production compiled from monthly totals and changeover dates.
  • T Grand Voyager van, 1991-1995. The popular minivans received engineering changes, interior improvements and styling changes for their second cycle to make them more appealing to passenger car buyers. As before, only the long-wheelbase [3,055 mm (120 inches)] vans were manufactured in the U.S. Standard vans were manufactured in Canada. Model year production is compiled from monthly production and changeover dates and corresponds closely to published totals.
  • The PL Neon (1995 - 1999) was an entry level subcompact, replacing the Sundance, designed following the "cab forward" theme of Chrysler's more expensive cars which had finally moved the company out of the K-car era to become a style leader. The Neon was an entry level car, unrefined, but the wide low stance made it agile and fun to drive, unlike others at its price level. Model year production began in November of 1993 for the 1995 model year, ended in October 1998 for the 1999 model year. Entries are compiled from monthly totals and changeover dates.
  • The JA sedans, such as the Plymouth Breeze (1996 - 2000) came between the Neon and the Canadian - made LH sedans. The Breeze was not available with a V6, a luxury trim line, or other options available on the Dodge and Chrysler JA sedans, reflecting Plymouth's low line status. Model year production compiled from monthly totals and changeover dates.

1995-2001

 1995199619971998199920002001Total
A Acclaim12,324    185,245
T Grand Voyager van58,533    371,323
PL Neon188,447104,48284,25488,43224,509  465,615
JA Breeze 50,73678,23675,47957,08315,609 204,451
NS Voyager van 34,99226,29826,69323,7775,395 87,983
NS Grand Voyager van 43,23528,25035,14630,8816,866 106,631
Prowler roadster  463 3,9152,7413,148463
PL Neon (2nd gen)     92,20138,640130,841
Total Production259,304233,445217,501225,750140,075122,81841,788 

Notes:

  • A Acclaim, 1989-1995. The A-body Acclaim replaced the Reliant and E Caravelle as a 4/5-passenger compact. By this time, most Chrysler products had Plymouth, Dodge, and Chrysler versions with only trim and options to separate them. Plymouth occupied the lower end of the price spectrum. The A body replaced two cars in the Plymouth lineup, cutting production costs, and was an improvement over the older designs. But Plymouth was becoming a low price, no-frills line, with no distinctive models. The lack of distinctive cars limited sales, and limited sales made it difficult to justify developing distinctive cars. Model year production is U.S. only, compiled from monthly totals and changeover dates. Additional units for U.S. sale were built in Mexico.
  • For the two cycles of T minivans ending in 1995, standard wheelbase versions had been built in Canada, extended wheelbase versions in the U.S.. When the NS vans were introduced in 1996, Chrysler had equipped its plants in both countries to build both versions. The published data for both countries does not distinguish between standard and extended vans, so the table entries are estimates, based not only on monthly production data and changeover dates, but also U.S. model year sales by van type. These two sets of data do not coincide, so the table estimates by type are only estimates. For the 2000 model year, production of Plymouth badged vans ended in December 1999. The same vans were built as Chrysler Voyagers through August of 2000 and are in the Chrysler tables.
  • PL Neon, 1995-1999. The Neon was a subcompact designed to the “cab forward” principles which guided Chrysler during the 1990s. The idea was to maximize passenger space by moving the four wheels as far out as possible, then lowering and widening the vehicle. The Neon was inexpensive, economical, roomy for its size, and fun. It was not refined or quiet. However, unlike its predecessors or other American compacts, it made a substantial profit rather than losing money. Neons were built for this cycle in the U.S. and Mexico, and they were built with Plymouth, Dodge, and Chrysler (for export) badges. Model year production is U.S. only, compiled from monthly production and changeover dates. Chrysler PL units are counted with Chrysler vehicles. Production for 1995 began in October 1993; production for 1999 ended in October 1998.
  • PL Neon 2000-2001. The subcompact Neon was redesigned in 2000 to be stronger and quieter than the first Neon, but remained as an inexpensive, fun-to-drive compact. Most were sold to fleets or to people looking for basic transportation. This car was the end of the line for Plymouth. The last Neon, which was the last Plymouth, was built in July 2001. Model year production is compiled from monthly totals and changeover dates. Production of this car with Dodge and Chrysler badges (for export) continued through the 2005 model year.
  • Prowler, 1997-2001. The Prowler was a concept car which made it into limited production, reportedly to develop Chrysler’s aluminum body capabilities. It may not have made any money, but its objectives were to inject some excitement into the Plymouth brand, draw people to the showrooms, [and test a design concept that would be used in other Plymouths, such as the forthcoming PT Cruiser (ref Chris Theodore interview)]. It was a noble effort, but too late to save Plymouth. Model year production is compiled from monthly totals and changeover dates. The Prowler continued as the Chrysler Prowler for the 2002 model year.
  • JA Breeze, 1996-2000. The JA vehicles were cab-forward compact cars, larger than the Neon but smaller than the LX cars. They had a resemblance to both. In order to keep production costs low, the Breeze was not available with a V6 engine, luxury trim package or other items which were either optional or standard on the Dodge and Chrysler JA models. Model year production is compiled from monthly totals and changeover dates.
  • NS Voyager vans, 1996-2000. The NS vans were a dramatic break from their predecessors as well as from their competitors, using a “cab-forward” design to maximize interior space within a structure only slightly larger than before. If may not have been beautiful, but it was attractive and practical, temporarily discarding the box on wheels template. Another important change is that Chrysler could build the standard and extended-wheelbase vans in either Canada or the U.S., so the NS Voyager was the first standard-wheelbase Plymouth van to be built in the U.S. Model year totals are not known. Table entries are estimated from monthly production and changeover dates of standard and extended-wheelbase vans combined in the U.S., apportioned to U.S. sales of each version. Model year 2000 units built through December 1999 had Plymouth badges, but from January to August 2000, they were sold as Chrysler Voyagers and are reported with Chrysler vehicles.
  • NS Grand Voyager, 1996-2000. The Grand Voyager was built on a 3,030-mm (119-inch) wheelbase unit body platform, larger than the 2,878-mm (113-inch) wheelbase Voyager, for additional room in the third-row seat and cargo area. From 1998, standard engine was a 3-liter V6. Model year totals are estimated as for the Voyager; production from January to August is reported with Chrysler.
  • The last Plymouth built, in June 2001, was a Neon, in its second model cycle. Neon production continued with Dodge and Chrysler badges (for export) through 2005. Model year production for 2000 - 2001 is compiled from monthly total and chamgeover date.

Sources

  • Chrysler Canada Ltd. Model chart and serial number guide. Unpublished company document, (1958?).
  • Chrysler Canada Ltd. Factory shipments. Unpublished company document, (1966 ?).
  • Chrysler Corporation. Official vehicle production program, U.S. plant summary of built-up units, Belvedere, Fury. Internal document, 1965.
  • Automotive News.
  • Automotive News Almanac.
  • Automotive News Market Data Book.
  • Ward’s Automotive Yearbook.
  • Canadian Automotive Trade (CAT).
  • Auto Editors of Consumer Guide. Encyclopedia of American Cars. Publications International, 2006.
  • Jim Benjaminson. Plymouth, 1946-1959. Motorbooks International, 1994.
  • Grace Brigham. The Serial Number Book for U.S. Cars 1900-1975 Motorbooks International, 1979.
  • Don Butler. Plymouth-DeSoto Story. Crestline/Motorbooks International, 1978.
  • Jerry Heasley. The production figure book for U.S. cars . Motorbook International, 1977.
  • John T. Lenzke. Standard Catalog of Chrysler, 1914-2000. Kraus Publications, 2000.
  • Walter P. Chrysler Club. Walter P. Chrysler Club News. Various issues.

Also used in the compilation of this tables were articles about Plymouth posted to Allpar. See Allpar’s pages on the assembly plants, and our complete list of Plymouth car articles.

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