1978 Dodge MonacoReview
Been Everywhere With This Car And Still Wouldn't Be Afraid To Do It All Over Again — 400 Interceptor bb OE 4 BBL Thermoquad carburator 3:21 gears in the rear OE power steering and trans coolers OE trailer towing package Only 668 built I bought this car when I turned eighteen. I have put on about 125000 kms on it. It only had 78000 when I bought it. I have done some work to it, there is dual 2 1\4 inch exhaust, accel coil, I also changed the water pump, timing chain and gears, front brakes recently and there is a lot more but I don't have enough time in one day to type it all out.
Pros: Lots of get up and go anywhere from zero to 135 mph, car handles well with the right driver and loves to cruise at about 100 mph
Cons: Have you looked at fuel prices lately? With a 400 interceptor and a 4 bbl carb she loves her premium fuel.
Looking for a Used Monaco in your area?
CarGurus has thousands of nationwide listings and the tools to find you a great deal.
Reviews From Other Years
Great Late Model Car1
This was my first car. I don't really remember what the gas millage was. As far as performance it wasn't amazing but it was good. the build was a solid build( it was a beast)! I mean I wasn't overly e... Read More
It Was The Car I Always Wanted...and Then Had To Give Up.
the 1974 dodge monaco police package was "the bluesmobile" in the first blues brothers movie. i had always wanted my own, and one day, even before i had my liscense, i got that chance. my dad boug... Read More
this car may be huge and not the fastest car out there but its still a really nice car Read More
One Of A Kind
The 1968 Dodge Monaco handles like.. well ,a Boat. It gets an amazing 10 miles per gallon. It is made with 100% american steel. no plastic body parts here. It has a 383 ,air conditioning,cruise contr... Read More
Great First Car!
I only kept it 23 years...that says it all. Performance-surprisingly good for a big car even though it only had a 318, but it averaged 26.8 mpg on a 6000 mile road trip to California, Colorado and ... Read More
A Great Car
Its a 318 wide block. (318 big block). runs great. 727 tranny. 8 3/4 rear diff. 14" rims allround. orginal car. cost $750. has some orginal paper work. Car came from toronto. Its rides nice. gas milea... Read More
A Jennifer Fun Car
This car has a 360 with a voodo cam. Heads are shaved .030" and extensive head work has been done. Stage 3 shift kit with a 2500 stall converter. Has an Edlebrock Performer RPM air gap intake and a 75... Read More