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1970 Dodge Coronet
The 1970 Dodge Coronet

1970 Dodge Coronet

 For 1970, consumers could choose from 17 Coronet models with standard equipment such as full-width bench seats dressed in cloth and vinyl, a heater and defroster, cigarette lighter, 19-gallon fuel tank, self-adjusting brakes and fiber glass belter tires.

The 500 represents with all-vinyl interior, carpeting, 3-spoke steering wheel, a 318 V8 engine and more than 20 additional safety features.  Optional console in the front and fold-down center armrest or optional bucket seats in the back. 

Coronet R/T features both a hood and side scoops including bucket seats and carpeting inside.  Standard engine is a 440 magnum and either a TorqueFlite automatic transmission or 4-speed full-synchro with Hurst shifter. 

The Super Bee is equipped with a 383 Magnum V8 engine and a full-synchro 3-speed manual transmission.  Or choose between a 4-speed manual and TorqueFlite automatic for an additional cost.  New for 1970 is the optional SixPack 440-cube V8 engine which boasts three two-barrels perched on a special intake manifold, perched on a Premium 440.  Also available in 1970 were the following colors:  Plum Crazy, Sublime, Banana, Go-Mango, and Hemi Orange.

 

1970 Dodge Coronet Factory Specifications & Production

Model Number Body/Style Number Body Type & Seating

Factory Price
(6-cyl)

Factory Price
(V8)
Shipping Weight
(6-cyl)
Shipping Weight
(V8)
Total Production
Coronet Deluxe Series
WL41 41 4 dr Sedan - 6P $2,704 $2,806 3,113 lbs 3,268 lbs 7,894
WL21 21 2 dr Coupe - 6P $2,669 $2,771 3,068 lbs 3,238 lbs 2,978
WL45 45 4 dr Station Wagon - 6P $3,048 $3,150 3,628 lbs 3,728 lbs 3,694
Coronet Deluxe Series - Super Bee
WM21 21 2 dr Super Bee Coupe - 6P - $3,012 - 3,425 lbs 3,966
WM23 23 2 dr Super Bee Hardtop - 6P - $3,078 - 3,390 lbs 11,540
Coronet 400 Series
WH41 41 4 dr Sedan - 6P $2,783 $2,885 3,108 lbs 3,263 lbs 33,258
WH21 21 2 dr Coupe - 6P $2,743 $2,845 3,088 lbs 3,243 lbs 1,236
WH23 23 2 dr Hardtop - 6P $2,805 $2,907 3,108 lbs 3,263 lbs 24,341
WH45 45 4 dr Station Wagon - 6P $3,156 $3,258 3,623 lbs 3,778 lbs 3,964
WH46 46 4 dr Station Wagon - 9P - $3,368 - 3,803 lbs 3,772
Coronet 500 Series
WP41 41 4 dr Sedan - 6P - $3,082 - 3,283 lbs 2,890
WP23 23 2 dr Hardtop - 6P - $3,048 - 3,263 lbs 8,247
WP27 27 2 dr Convertible - 6P - $3,188 - 3,373 lbs 924
WP45 45 4 dr Station Wagon - 6P - $3,404 - 3,743 lbs 1,857
WP46 46 4 dr Station Wagon - 9P - $3,514 - 3,813 lbs 1,779
Coronet R/T Series
WS23 23 2 dr R/T Hardtop - 6P - $3,569 - 3,573 lbs 2,319
WS27 27 2 dr R/T Convertible - 6P - $3,785 - 3,638 lbs 296

Chassis Specifications

Model Wheelbase Overall Length Width Front Track Rear Track Tires
Coronet 117 in 210 in 76.7 in Not Available Not Available F78 x 14
Coronet R/T 117 in 210 in 76.7 in Not Available Not Available F70 x 14
Coronet Station Wagon 117 in 212 in 76.7 in Not Available Not Available G78 x 14

VIN Decoding

Serial Numbers were on the instrument panel, visible thru the windshield, and on the bottom line of a separate plate(fender tag) under the hood.

Dodge Fender Tag
First Symbol - Car Line
D - Dodge 122" W - Dodge 117/118"
L - Dart W - Charger/Coronet
J - Challenger X - Charger
Second Symbol - Price Class
E - Economy S - Special
L - Low X - Fast Top
M - Medium K - Police
H - High O - Superstock
P - Premium T - Taxi
Third & Fourth Symbol - Body Type
21 - 2 Dr. Sedan 41 - 4 Dr. Sedan
23 - 2 Dr. Hardtop 43 - 4 Dr. Hardtop
27 - 2 Dr. Convertible 45 - Station Wagon 2-Seat
29 - 2 Dr. Sports Hardtop 46 - Station Wagon 3-Seat
Fifth Symbol - Engine
(B) 6-198 (N) 8-383
(C) 6-225 (N) 8-383
(E) 6-Special Order (R) 8-426 HEMI
(G) 8-318 (T) 8-440
(H) 8-340 (U) 8-440
(J) 8-340 (V) 8-440
(L) 8-383 (Z) 8-Special Order
Sixth Symbol - Model Year
6 - 1966 1 - 1971
7 - 1967 2 - 1972
8 - 1968 3 - 1973
9 - 1969 4 - 1974
0 - 1970 5 - 1975
Seventh Symbol - Assembly Plant
(A) Lynch Road, Michigan (E) Los Angeles, California
(B) Hamtramck, Michigan (F) Newark, Deleware
(C) Jefferson, Michigan (G) St. Louis, Missouri
(D) Belvedere, Illinois (R) Windsor, Ontario, Canada
Last Six Symbols - Production Sequence
Started at 100001

 

Available Transmissions

Transmission Location
TorqueFlite Stamped on the transmission oil pan rail.
3-Speed Manual Not Available
4-Speed Manual Not Available

Identification Number Transmission Type
2892086 TorqueFlite
2892087 TorqueFlite
2892089 TorqueFlite
3410636 TorqueFlite
3410637 TorqueFlite
3410667 TorqueFlite
3410668 TorqueFlite
3410669 TorqueFlite
3410670 TorqueFlite
3410671 TorqueFlite
3410672 TorqueFlite
3410767 TorqueFlite
3410769 TorqueFlite
3410777 TorqueFlite
3410779 TorqueFlite
3515815 TorqueFlite
3515816 TorqueFlite
3515817 TorqueFlite

 

Interior and Exterior Paint Chips

  • 1970 Dodge Exterior Paint Codes.

    The first Paint Code identifies the roof or accent color. The second Paint Code identifies the body color. (For example, the combination W1-B3 on a Dodge would indicate the roof or accent area is in White and the body is finished in Light Blue Metallic.) Paint code plates are located in the engine compartment on the left wheel housing or the left fender side shield.

Color Name / Code Color Image Color Name / Code Color Image

A4 - Silver Metallic
Lucite® Code - 4979L
"Centari" Code - 4979A
Dulux® Code - 4979D

Q3 - Light Turquoise Metallic
Lucite® Code - 5082L
"Centari" Code - 5082A
Dulux® Code - 5082D

A9 - Dark Gray Metallic
Lucite® Code - 4980L
"Centari" Code - 4980A
Dulux® Code - 4980D

R6 - Red
Lucite® Code - 4992LM
"Centari" Code - 4992AH
Dulux® Code - 4992DH

B3 - Light Blue Metallic
Lucite® Code - 4981L
"Centari" Code - 4981A
Dulux® Code - 4981D

R8 - Burgundy Metallic
Lucite® Code - 5179LM
"Centari" Code - 5179AW
Dulux® Code - 5179DM

B5 - Bright Blue Metallic
Lucite® Code - 4982L
"Centari" Code - 4982A
Dulux® Code - 4982D

T3 - Tan Metallic
Lucite® Code - 5089L
"Centari" Code - 5089A
Dulux® Code - 5089D

B7 - Dark Blue Metallic
Lucite® Code - 4983L
"Centari" Code - 4983A
Dulux® Code - 4983D

T6 - Dark Tan Metallic
Lucite® Code - 5090LH
"Centari" Code - 5090A
Dulux® Code - 5090DH

C7 - Plum Metallic
Lucite® Code - 5182LM
"Centari" Code - 5182AW
Dulux® Code - 5182DH

V2 - Hemi Orange
Lucite® Code - 5067LH
"Centari" Code - 5067A
Dulux® Code - 5067DH

E5 - Bright Red
Lucite® Code - 5092LM
"Centari" Code - 5092AW
Dulux® Code - 5092DM

W1 - White
Lucite® Code - 4996L
"Centari" Code - 4996A
Dulux® Code - 4996D

F4 - Light Green Metallic
Lucite® Code - 5085L
"Centari" Code - 5085A
Dulux® Code - 5085D

X9 - Black
Lucite® Code - 99L
"Centari" Code - 99A 
Dulux® Code - 93-005
F8 - Dark Green Metallic
Lucite® Code - 4988L
"Centari" Code - 4988A
Dulux® Code - 4988D
Y1 - Bright Yellow
Lucite® Code - 5180L
"Centari" Code - 5180A
Dulux® Code - 5180D
J5 - Lime Metallic
Lucite® Code - 5181L
"Centari" Code - 5181A
Dulux® Code - 5181D
Y3 - Antique Ivory
Lucite® Code - 4888L
"Centari" Code - 4888A
Dulux® Code - 4888D
K2 - Go Mango
Lucite® Code - 5065LH
"Centari" Code - 5065A
Dulux® Code - 5065DH
Y4 - Light Gold Metallic
Lucite® Code - 5086L
"Centari" Code - 5086A
Dulux® Code - 5086D
K5 - Dark Burnt Orange Metallic
Lucite® Code - 5088LM
"Centari" Code - 5088AM
Dulux® Code - 5088DH
Y6 - Gold Metallic
Lucite® Code - 5077LH
"Centari" Code - 5077A
Dulux® Code - 5077D
L1 - Beige
Lucite® Code - 4998L
"Centari" Code - 4998A
Dulux® Code - 4998D
F6 - Bright Green Metallic
Lucite® Code - 5078LH
"Centari" Code - Not Available
Dulux® Code - 5078DH

  • 1970 Dodge Interior Paint Codes

Color Name / Code Color Image Color Name / Code Color Image
GLOSS COLORS (note 2)
Autumn Tan Metallic
See Code T6 Baltic Blue Metallic
See Code B7
Bayou Green Metallic
See Code F8 Jewel Black
See Code X9
LOW GLOSS COLORS (note 3)
Dove White
Lucite® Code - 9608L
Not Available / See Note 1 Sunfire Orange Metallic
Lucite® Code - 9725LH
Not Available / See Note 1
Ivory
Lucite® Code - 9070L
Not Available / See Note 1 Bayou Green Metallic
Lucite® Code - 9601L
Not Available / See Note 1
Citron Gold Metallic
Lucite® Code - 9772L
Not Available / See Note 1 Sierra Blue Metallic
Lucite® Code - 9642L
Not Available / See Note 1
Puma Tan Metallic
Lucite® Code - 9723LH
Not Available / See Note 1 Jewel Black
Lucite® Code - 99L
Not Available / See Note 1
SUEDE COLORS (note 4)
Citron Gold Metallic
Lucite® Code - 9770LH
Bayou Green Metallic
Lucite® Code - 9778LH
Puma Tan Metallic
Lucite® Code - 9772L
Baltic Blue Metallic
Lucite® Code - 9777LH
Sunfire Orange Metallic
Lucite® Code - 9773L
Jewel Black
Lucite® Code - 9776L

Trunk Colors (spatter finish)

Three-Tone Black & Gray = 389-2076

 

Interior Paint Notes:

1. Low Gloss Colors require 2 ounces of DuPont 4528S Flattening Compound to a pint of unreduced color.
2. Gloss Colors Usage - Windshield Mouldings, Backlite Mouldings, Roof Rails, Quarter Panel Upper Garnish Moulding, Quarter Garnish Extension & Lock Pillar Upper, "A & B" Pillars and "B" Pillar Cap, Door & Quarter Upper Inner Frame and Upper & Lower Garnish, and Miscellaneous Suburban Parts.
3. Low Gloss Colors Usage - Roof Rails, Backlite Mouldings, "C" Pillar Cover, Console, Manual Seat Adjuster, Windshield Garnish Mouldings, Convertible Top Mechanism, Miscellaneous Suburban Parts.
4. Suede Colors Usage - Bucket Seat Hinge Cover, DeFogger Bezels, Instrument Panel, Steering Column and Components, Stereo Speaker Grilles, Tachometer Housing

 

 

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