List of Chrysler transmissions

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Chrysler produces a number of automobile transmissions in-house.

Semi-automatic[edit]

  • 1941–1942 M4 Vacamatic — 4-speed (2-range manual control with automatic 2-speed shift vacuum operated) with clutch and fluid coupling (Fluid Drive); also known as Simplimatic, Powermatic
  • 1946–1953 M5/M6 Presto-Matic — 4-speed (2 gear manual with electric overdrive) with clutch and fluid coupling (Fluid Drive) or torque converter (Fluid Torque Drive); also known as Tip-Toe Shift, Gyro-Matic, Fluid-Matic, Gyro-Torque
  • 1953–1954 Hy-Drive — 3-speed manual transmission behind a torque converter

Automatic[edit]

  • 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
    • 2012–2017 65RFE — 6-speed automatic
    • 2012–present 66RFE — 6-speed heavy-duty automatic
    • 2007–present 68RFE — 6-speed heavy-duty automatic
    • 2005-2019 Chrysler W5A580, 5-speed automatic. This was a Chrysler adaptation of the ZF 5HP30 assembly, which was first labelled as the NAG1. After 2010, Chrysler had complete license and manufacturing rights, as other variations were no longer used by other OEM's. Commonly found in the 300, Magnum, Charger, Challenger, Wrangler, and some Dodge Ram pickups, the A580 was last used in the 2019 Dodge Charger Pursuit models.

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]
  • 1970–1981 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 longitudinal manual
  • 1962–1993 New Process Gear NP435 — 4-speed longitudinal manual
  • 1987–1991 New Process Gear NP535 (also known as New Venture Gear NV2500) — 5-speed longitudinal manual
  • New Venture Gear NV1500 — 5-speed longitudinal manual
  • 1994–2004 New Venture Gear NV3500 — 5-speed longitudinal manual
    • 2000–2004 New Venture Gear NV3550
  • 1992–2005 New Venture Gear NV4500 — 5-speed longitudinal manual
  • 1999–2005 New Venture Gear NV5600 — 6-speed longitudinal 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.
  6. ^ http://www.novak-adapt.com/knowledge/transmissions/manual/ba10-5