1970 Chevelle Production Numbers by Series/Model

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The Series/Model columns correspond to VIN series & body style and not Fisher Body plate Style numbers. Where no 'Import' numbers are shown indicates all of that series/model were assembled in the U.S.

1970
Production Year Calendar

Six Cylinder

Eight Cylinder

Series/
Model
Produced Series/
Model
Produced Total
Nomad, 4-door wagon 13136 4,315 13236 7,151 11,466
Chevelle Standard, 2-door sport coupe
Import
Total
13337 3,247
2,872
6,119
13437 6,012
1,991
8,003
9,259
4,863
14,122
Chevelle Standard, 4-door sedan
Import
Total
13369 2,380
2,166
4,546
13469 4,014
1,163
5,177
6,394
3,329
9,723
Greenbrier, 4-door wagon, 2-seat **** 13336 877 13436 5,503 6,380
Greenbrier, 4-door wagon, 3-seat **** n/a n/a 13446 1,798 1,798
Chevelle Standard, 2-door sedan pickup * 13380 1,303 13480 5,137 6,440
Malibu, 2-door sport coupe
Import
Total
13537 8,848
3,408
12,256
13637 263,684
25,938
289,622
272,532
29,346
301,878
Malibu, 4-door sports sedan
Import
Total
13539 602
302
904
13639 17,374
3,201
20,575
17,976
3,503
21,479
Malibu, convertible *** 13567 381 13667 7,141 7,522
Malibu, 4-door sedan
Import
Total
13569 5,857
1,668
7,525
13669 34,187
3,214
37,401
40,044
4,882
44,926
Concours, 4-door wagon, 2-seat **** 13536 442 13636 11,567 12,009
Concours, 4-door wagon, 3-seat **** n/a n/a 13646 2,906 2,906
Malibu, 2-door sedan pickup *
Exported to Canada
13580 539 13680 40,728
(329)
40,728
Concours Estate, 4-door wagon, 2-seat **** n/a n/a 13836 3,833 3,833
Concours Estate, 4-door wagon, 3-seat **** n/a n/a 13846 2,220 2,220
Monte Carlo, 2-door coupe ** n/a n/a 13857 145,976 145,976
Total Production (excluding MC)
Import
Total
                           (including MC)
28,791
10,416
39,207
n/a
414,868
35,507
450,375
596,351
443,659
45,923
489,582
635,558

Notes/Caveats:
(1) The total production according to the reported last VIN of each assembly plant totals 660,012 and does not match figures above and leaves about 24,454 Chevelles & Monte Carlos from the assembly plants unaccounted for.  It's quite possible these 24,454 units were destined for overseas sales and were not reported in the above production numbers.
(2) There were 53,599 Malibu/Custom El Camino series were equipped with RPO Z25 SS396 option and 8,773 were ordered with RPO Z15 SS454 option. Breakdown of LS5 to LS6 engines in the 8,773 Z15 quantity is 4,298 LS5s and 4,475 LS6s.
(3) There were 3,823 Monte Carlos were equipped with RPO Z20 SS454 option.
(4) n/a indicates the series/model was not available with that engine type.
(5) Only certain series/models were listed as being imported from Canada. Where there is no import figure, that series/model was not imported.
(6) Of the 25,938 V8 Malibu Sport Coupes imported from Canada, 3,306 were equipped with Z25 SS 396 Equipment option and 299 with Z25 SS 454 Equipment. Canada also imported from the U.S. 231 Malibu Sport Coupes and 329 13680 El Caminos. Some of those imported into Canada were LS6 optioned since Canada built no LS6 Chevelles.
(7) It is suspected that Arlington, Atlanta, and Flint did not build convertibles and possibly neither Atlanta nor Flint built any station wagons in 1970; it is known that Arlington did build station wagons.
(8) Import figures are those Chevelles produced in Oshawa, Canada and imported to the U.S. for U.S. dealer sales. Chevelles built in Oshawa for Canadian dealers are NOT reflated in the production numbers above.
(9) Vintage Vehicle Services documents indicate that of the 25,938 V8 Malibu sport coupes built, 992 were ordered with the M20 and 2,152 with the U14 gauge package.

* The El Camino is a body style and not a series. It's unknown if the 329 (by Vintage Vehicle Services' own records) exported to Canada are included in the GM reported total of 40,728 so the 329 figure is not included in the total here.

** Monte Carlos were not built at Atlanta or Kansas City, only Baltimore, Flint, and Van Nuys.

*** Convertibles were not built at Arlington, Atlanta, or Flint.

**** No known station wagons were built at Atlanta or Flint.