List of Chrysler transmissions

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Chrysler produces a number of automobile transmissions in-house.

Automatic[edit]

  • 1941–1942 M4 Vacamatic/Simplimatic — 4-speed semi-automatic
  • 1946–1953 M6 Presto-Matic — 4-speed semi-automatic with Fluid Drive (aka Tip-Toe Shift, Gyro-Matic, Fluid-Matic) or Fluid Torque Drive
  • 1953–1954 Hy-Drive — 3-speed manual transmission behind a torque converter
  • 1954–1961 PowerFlite — 2-speed automatic
  • 1956–2007 TorqueFlite
  • 1978–1983 A404 — 3-speed front-wheel drive transaxle
  • 1989–present Ultradrive
    • 1989–2010 A604 (40TE/41TE) — 4-speed transverse front-wheel drive automatic
    • 1991–2004 A604 (41AE) — 4-speed transverse all-wheel drive automatic
    • 1993–2004 A606 (42LE) — 4-speed longitudinal front-wheel drive automatic
    • 2003–2012 42RLE — 4-speed longitudinal rear-wheel drive automatic
    • 2007–present 40TES/41TES — 4-speed transverse front-wheel drive automatic
    • 2007–present 62TE — 6-speed transverse front-wheel drive automatic
    • 2007–present 62TEA — 6-speed transverse all-wheel drive automatic
  • 1999–present RFE — longitudinal rear-wheel drive
    • 1999–2003 45RFE — 4-speed (5 gear) automatic
    • 2001–2011 545RFE — 5-speed (6 gear) automatic
    • 2012–present 65RFE — 6-speed automatic
    • 2012–present 66RFE — 6-speed heavy-duty automatic
    • 2007–present 68RFE — 6-speed heavy-duty automatic

Model number conventions[edit]

Newer Chrysler automatic transmissions follow standard model number conventions. Below are the available values and some example transmission models:

Speeds Torque Rating Drive/Orientation Control System
Values 4, 5, 6 0, 1, 2, 5, 7, 8 (R)ear, (L)ongitudinal, (T)ransverse (E)lectronic, (F)ull (E)lectronic, (H)ydraulic
31TH 3 1 T H
41TE 4 1 T E
42LE 4 2 L E
42RLE 4 2 R, L E
545RFE 5,4 5 R FE
68RFE 6 8 R FE

Manual[edit]

  • 1960-1972 Chrysler A903 — 3-speed manual for 6-cyl and low power V8s. 1st gear, no synchromesh[1]
  • 1961-1971 Chrysler A745 — 3-speed manual for V8s
  • 1964–1974 Chrysler A833 — 4-speed manual manufactured by New Process Gear[2]
  • 1970-on Chrysler A230 — 3-speed manual all-synchromesh
  • 1973-1974 Chrysler A250 — 3-speed manual 1st gear, no synchromesh[3]
  • 1975-1978 Chrysler A390 — 3-speed manual all-synchromesh[4]
  • 1976-1980 Chrysler A833 — 4-speed manual overdrive (NPG)[5]
  • 1981–1986 Chrysler A460 — 4-speed manual transaxle
  • 1983–1984 Chrysler A465 — 5-speed manual transaxle
  • 1984–1990 Chrysler A525 — 5-speed manual transaxle
  • 1987–1989 Chrysler A520 — 5-speed manual transaxle
  • 1987–1989 Chrysler A555 — 5-speed manual transaxle, Chrysler-built (NPG) with Getrag-sourced gearset
  • 1990–1994 Chrysler A523 — 5-speed manual transaxle
  • 1990–1994 Chrysler A543 — 5-speed manual transaxle
  • 1990–1993 Chrysler A568 — 5-speed manual transaxle, Chrysler-built (NPG) with Getrag-sourced gearset
  • 1995–2005 New Venture Gear T350 (also known as A578 and F5MC1) — 5-speed manual transaxle for the Dodge and Plymouth Neon and various GM subcompacts
  • 2001–2007 New Venture Gear T850 — 5-speed manual transaxle
  • 2005–present Chrysler NSG370 transmission — 6-speed overdrive manual transmission
  • New Process Gear NP435 — 4-speed manual
  • 1987–1991 New Process Gear NP535 (also known as New Venture Gear NV2500) — 5-speed manual
  • New Venture Gear NV1500 — 5-speed manual
  • 1994–2004 New Venture Gear NV3500 — 5-speed manual
    • 2000–2004 New Venture Gear NV3550
  • 1992–2005 New Venture Gear NV4500 — 5-speed manual
  • 1999–2005 New Venture Gear NV5600 — 6-speed manual

Non-Chrysler Transmissions used on Chrysler vehicles[edit]

Automatic[edit]

Manual[edit]

Dual clutch[edit]

Continuously variable[edit]

See also[edit]

List of AMC Transmission Applications (for list of transmission used in AMC vehicles before Chrysler buyout)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Haynes Auto Repair Manual. Somerset, England: Haynes Publishing Group. 1977. p. 74. ISBN 1 85010 211 2. 
  2. ^ Standard Catalog of Chrysler. Iola, WI: Krause Publications. 2012. pp. 433–483. ISBN 978-1-4402-3236-7. 
  3. ^ Haynes Auto Repair Manual. Somerset, England: Haynes Publishing Group. 1977. p. 74. ISBN 1 85010 211 2. 
  4. ^ Haynes Auto Repair Manual. Somerset, England: Haynes Publishing Group. 1977. p. 74. ISBN 1 85010 211 2. 
  5. ^ Standard Catalog of Chrysler. Iola, WI: Krause Publications. 2012. pp. 433–483. ISBN 978-1-4402-3236-7.