12th Generation (1983—1987) New Yorker Problems

This generations ranks 3rd out of 34 Chrysler generations in reliability and is one of the safer bets out there. Owners have the most complaints about the electrical (66%), engine (33%), and the We've listed some of the most recent complaints below, see them all on CarComplaints.com.

  1. Electrical System Quit Working 1 complaints at an average of 50,000 miles in the 1986 Chrysler New Yorker.
  2. Stalls 1 complaints at an average of 98,000 miles in the 1987 Chrysler New Yorker.
  3. Won\'t Start 1 complaints at an average of 148,000 miles in the 1985 Chrysler New Yorker.

What New Yorker Year is Most Reliable?

Generations are a good baseline for prediciting reliability, but there will almost always be year-to-year differences. We've calculated a reliability score for each model year within this generation, but we've based that score on how the model year compares to all Chrysler model years.

Watch out for the 1986 model year which has the highest PainRank™ score in this generation.

Year Complaints Recalls TSBs PainRank (?)
1987 1 2 10 0.28
1986 1 5 10 0.41
1985 1 3 10 0.21
1984 0 1 10 0.0
1983 0 2 10 0.0

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