1973 Dodge Challenger User Reviews

1973 Dodge Challenger Review Ratings

  • Review your car

Average Ratings from 7 reviews

  • Performance:4.1 out of 5 stars4.1 out of 5 stars4.1 out of 5 stars4.1 out of 5 stars4.1 out of 5 stars 4.1 / 5
  • Appearance:4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars 4.4 / 5
  • Build Quality:4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars 4.4 / 5
  • Overall: 4.9 out of 5 stars4.9 out of 5 stars4.9 out of 5 stars4.9 out of 5 stars4.9 out of 5 stars 4.9 / 5

Review Highlights Click to filter reviews below

PROS
"power" 4 reviews
"speed" 2 reviews
"ride" 2 reviews

User Reviews

Displaying all 7 1973 Dodge Challenger reviews.

Kevin writes:
1973 Dodge Challenger Review
Appearance:
Performance:
Quality:
Overall:
5

Pros

ran 12s with a different motor
orig. color is eye catching
gets 20 mpg

Cons

slow....like as in 14.30s with the stock 340.

55

Challenger — Its slower than the '64 by a bunch. Mainly because its heavy. Fortunately, unlike the '64, it has sway bars and easly handles as well as many new cars. Even gets 20 mpg.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful.
Is this helpful? Yes | No
stephenblair writes:
1973 Dodge Challenger Review
Appearance:
Performance:
Quality:
Overall:
5

Pros

just look at it it speaks for itself

Cons

nothing

stephenblair
25

This Is One Badass Car — this car is built for street or strip. the proformance is wonderful due to the 440 under the hood backed up with a holly car. this car is nice to drive in town , pretty cool when people break their necks to see it

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

Is this review helpful? Yes | No
Justin writes:
1973 Dodge Challenger Review
Appearance:
Performance:
Quality:
Overall:
5

Pros

speed and power

Cons

i wuld not avoid the only problem was the air bags leaked air but u dont have to have or use them.

35

Amazing — amazing car it was my dads not mine but i rode in it alot it had a 318 with hemi heads it was red and black like the picture and had air bags so u cod ride how u liked to very quick but horrible gas mileage maybe 10 miles a gallon.

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

Is this review helpful? Yes | No
Larry writes:
1973 Dodge Challenger Review
Appearance:
Performance:
Quality:
Overall:
5

Pros

Great American ingenuity for a pony car.

Cons

Needs restored

25

Mopars Forever — Needs a restoration. Don't ask! It is not for sale. I had a '70 back when it was new. Should not have gotten rid of it. Should have stored it and taken care of it. They are fun cars to drive and enjoy. Back seat area is for small people, it gets a little cramped for adults after awhile. It is AMERICAN made!

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

Is this review helpful? Yes | No
Randy writes:
1973 Dodge Challenger Review
Appearance:
Performance:
Quality:
Overall:
4

Pros

Brash, bold, LOUD, fast, very american and very manly

Cons

needs a ground-up restoration before it rots away completely.

45

Its Old, But It Aint Dead — My car has had a rough 35 year existence and still needs lots of work. If you look beyond the pretty paint, its actually not that pretty. It has more rust than I probably even know, everything except the radiator leaks, anything electrical is a disaster, and it basically was restored very badly. Having said that, it is still a challenger. It is very fast although considering what it is I wish it was faster (and it will be soon), it handles surprisingly well although the steering is a little vague, its good and loud, and its an American Icon. It gets looks everywhere I take it, and it scares all the little kiddies and thier riced-out imports.

Is this review helpful? Yes | No
Casey writes:
1973 Dodge Challenger Review
Appearance:
Performance:
Quality:
Overall:
5

Pros

its classic mopar.

Cons

its 3500km away

35

My Mopar — its almost all original, its got posi, its mine, and its parked in phoenix!! performance is awesome, them 340's MOVE. and the slapstick auto is pretty kewl. not as good as a 4-speed, but hey its still a muscle car!

Is this review helpful? Yes | No
stooge writes:
1973 Dodge Challenger Review
Appearance:
Cargo Capacity:
Family Car:
Fuel Economy:
Front Seats:
Handling:
Maintenance Cost:
Performance:
Price:
Power:
Quality:
Reliability:
Looks/Style:
Overall:
5

Pros

Its a Mopar

Cons

Nothing ,it is what you make it.

stooge
55

Added 66 Belvy Back To Collection. — I have a 1973 challenger ralley,with 1969 340 thats been pooped up. The dude I got it from used to drag it.I just love the way it preforms and the way you look out the front and see that awsome rally hood.All in all I love it!!!!!!!!!!!! I bought the 66 belvy back . I had traded my Belvy for the 73 challenger.Dude said he was going to sell Belvy ,but couldn't resist offer to buy back. I did miss this car also.

Owner for 0 years, 6 months

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

Miles Driven per Year:2,000

Is this review helpful? Yes | No

Displaying all 7 1973 Dodge Challenger reviews.

Review your car

Reviews From Other Years

2014 Dodge Challenger Reviews

Gorgeous! By Nicole

This car is gorgeous, very strong and powerful. It has hardly lost it's value, even for being a used vehicle, This car should belong with someone who knows how to take care of the vehicle, and how to ... Read More

Very Fun Car To Drive But Uses Too Much Gas For Me. By Jason

I love everything about this car except the gas mileage. It is really fun to drive and looks amazing. It passes everything on the road except a gas station. I guess you can't have your cake and eat it... Read More

Read all 2014 Dodge Challenger reviews

2013 Dodge Challenger Reviews

Great Looking Car, Fun To Drive By jchaiet

The car looks great from both inside and out. Blind spots can be a bit of a pain, but won't take away from the driving experience at all. Gas mileage is what you think it would be for a car like this.... Read More

Best V6 I've Erver Had By Alonzo911

Other than the outdated look of the stereo, this car doesnt disappoint. This isnt your daddy's V-6; Dodge makes your understand that the minute you put your foot on the gas pedal. Love the retro muscl... Read More

Read all 6 2013 Dodge Challenger reviews

2012 Dodge Challenger Reviews

Srt8 392 By Amaralx3

I bought a Challenger SRT8 392 on a whim. Having never test driving or even looked at buying one since the 2008 model was introduced, but I knew I had to have the 392. First impression is AWESOME!! Th... Read More

I Love This Car By jtbassfish62

I love the look of my 2012 Challenger SRT8 . Wish the shaker hood was an option when I purchased the car new in 2012. I can't wait to see how the new Hellcat preforms against the rivals ! Can't imagin... Read More

Read all 18 2012 Dodge Challenger reviews

2011 Dodge Challenger Reviews

Super Sharp Ride! By Iris1953

This car is so much fun to drive! A real head-turner, too! It is very good-looking and has lots of comfort features. If you are looking for a really cool car and a great ride, this car is highly recom... Read More

My 2011 Dodge Challenger Srt8 392... By rodnh4

I bought this car in November of 2013. I found it by accident while looking for a small car for my everyday driving...I traded in my 2009 Chrysler 300C for it...I've always wanted a Dodge Challenger ... Read More

Read all 17 2011 Dodge Challenger reviews

2010 Dodge Challenger Reviews

My Car Takes Me Places That I Would Have Never Gone Without It. By Dustin

My car is very reliable, but it is not a family car. It moves quickly, and has good steering. It is red so it stands out in the parking lot. It is my dream car, and it always gets looks where ever I d... Read More

It's An Eye-turner! By Terree

My wife and I love the body style. I'm actually a Camaro guy, but Chevy ruined it with the contemporary boxy look. Mustangs are nice, but the first time I saw the recent Challenger, I knew it was my... Read More

Read all 25 2010 Dodge Challenger reviews

People researching a 1973 Dodge Challenger contacted a dealer about

Roxie07's 1973 Dodge Challenger
Dodge Challenger
37% of the time
Dodge Charger
10% of the time
Chevrolet Camaro
10% of the time
Ford Mustang
8% of the time
Challenger
Looking for a Used Challenger in your area?
CarGurus has 18,960 nationwide Challenger listings starting at $11,995.
ZIP: