1971-1980 Ford Pinto Specifications

Despite safety concerns and pressure from foreign competition, the Ford Pinto held a special place in many drivers' hearts long after it was gone from the market. We give you the goods on this car for its entire lifespan with these charts showing the 1971-1980 Ford Pinto specifications.

1971 Ford Pinto

ModelWeight (lbs.)
Price (new)
Number built
Sedan 1,949 $1,919 288,606
Runabout 1,933 $2,062 63,796
Total

352,402

1972 Ford Pinto

Model Weight (lbs.) Price (new)
Number built
Sedan 2,061 $1,960 181,002
Runabout 2,099 $2,078 197,920
Station wagon 2,283 2,265 101,483
Total

480,405

1973 Ford Pinto

Model Weight (lbs.) Price (new)Number built
Sedan 2,115 $2,021 116,146
Runabout 2,145 $2,144 150,603
Station wagon 2,386 $2,343 217,763
Total

484,512

1974 Ford Pinto

Model Weight (lbs.) Price (new)Number built
Sedan 2,372 $2,527 132,061
Runabout 2,406 $2,676 174,754
Station wagon 2,386 $2,343 237,394
Total

544,209

1975 Ford Pinto
Model Weight (lbs.)
Price (new)
Number built
Sedan 2,495 $2,769 64,081
Runabout 2,528 $2,984 68,919
Station wagon 2,692 $3,153 90,763
Total

223,763

1976 Ford Pinto
Model Weight (lbs.) Price (new)Number built
Pony MPG sedan 2,450 $2,895
MPG sedan 2,452 $3,025
Sedan V-6 2,590 $3,472 92,264 (all sedans)
Runabout MPG 2,482 $3,200
Runabout Squire MPG 2,518 $3,505
Runabout V-6 2,620 $3,647
Runabout Squire V-6 2,656 $3,952 68,919 (all Runabouts)
MPG Station wagon
2,635 $3,365
Squire MPG station wagon 2,672 $3,671
Station wagon V-6 2,773 $3,865
Squire station wagon V-6
2,810
$4,171
105,328 (all station wagons)
Total


266,511

1977 Ford Pinto

Model Weight (lbs.)Price (new)
Number built
Pony sedan 2,313 $3,099
Sedan 2,376 $3,237 48,863 (all sedans)
Runabout 2,412 $3,353 74,237
Station wagon 2,576 $3,548
Squire station wagon 2,614 $3,891 79,449 (all station wagons)
Total

202,549*

1978 Ford Pinto
Model Weight (lbs.)
Price (new)
Number built
Pony sedan 2,321 $3,139
Sedan 2,400 $3,629 62,317 (all sedans)
Runabout 2,444 $3,744 74,313
Station wagon 2,579 $4,028
Squire station wagon 2,614 $4,343 52,569 (all station wagons)
Total

188,899

1979 Ford Pinto

Model Weight (lbs.) Price (new)
Number built
Pony sedan 2,329 $3,434
Sedan 2,396$3,939 75,789 (all sedans)
Runabout 2,442 $4,055 69,383
Pony station wagon not available $3,899
Station wagon 2,571 $4,338
Squire station wagon 2,607 $4,654 53,846 (all station wagons)
Total

199,018

1980 Ford Pinto

Model Weight (lbs.) Price (new) Number built
Pony sedan 2,377 $4,117
Sedan 2,385 $4,605 84,053 (all sedans)
Runabout 2,426 $4,717 61,842
Pony station wagon 2,545 $4,627
Station wagon 2,553 $5,004
Squire station wagon 2,590 $5,320 39,159 (all station wagons)
Total

185,054

*Includes 22,548 cars produced as 1978 models, but sold as 1977 models. (Source: Encyclopedia of American Cars, by the Auto Editors of Consumer Guide®.

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