Chevy or Chrysler: Only 1 in 20 People Can Correctly Identify the Make of These Vehicles! Can You?

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The American motor industry has a long tradition of producing quality vehicles. From the first car built by the Duryea brothers to the likes of Ford, Buick and of course, Chrysler and Chevrolet, a multitude of models have been produced over the years. 

In particular, Chevrolet and Chrysler, along with Ford, have formed part of America's Big Three for a long, long time. And Chevrolet had the head start on their rivals, Chrysler, having been formed in 1911. By the time Chrysler came around in 1925, Chevrolet was well set, although the young upstarts quickly established themselves.

But the question is, as a car fundi, could you tell their various models apart? If we show you just an image of a car, could you tell if it was made by Chevrolet or by Chrysler? Easy? Think again. It certainly isn't. Over the years, both car manufacturers have made quality cars. Some are harder to identify than others, while others, well the mere silhouette will give them away in a flash. 

So why not take our quiz and see how many cars you can guess are either a Chev or a Chrysler? 

Only one in 20 People Can Correctly Identify the Make of These Vehicles! Can You?

Since 1961, Chevrolet has included a van in their model lineup. Currently, this is the Express which was first manufactured in 1995. It is available in a cargo and passenger configuration, depending on the client's needs.

The Chrysler Imperial was first introduced in 1926 by the famed American manufacturer. The model saw various updates right until 1954 before the Imperial name was discontinued. It resurfaced for a brief period in the 1990s, from 1990 until 1993.

One of the most iconic vehicles ever produced by Chevrolet was the Belair. Manufactured between 1955 and 1957, it will always be remembered for its fantastic trim and those beautiful pointy tailfins.

Based on the Dodge Durango, the Aspen was launched in 2007. Sales of the Aspen were very poor and Chrysler quickly dropped the model after 2009.

A two-door coupe or fastback, the Crossfire was marketed by Chrysler between 2004 and 2008. It was designed and built during Chrysler's association with Daimler and features many Mercedes SLK parts. The Crossfire was also powered by a 3.5-liter V6 AMG engine. Just over 76,000 were sold worldwide during its production run.

The base model (and cheapest) Chrysler at the time, the LeBarron was introduced into the fleet in 1977. The brand formed part of Chrysler's model range until 1994 with three generations produced. In terms of body styles, over the years the LeBaron was available as a sedan, wagon, coupe and convertible.

Produced between 1960 and 1999, the 454 was one of Chevrolet’s and GMC’s main pick-up truck models. Its ability to handle tough off-road tracks greatly increased in 1989 when the new fourth-generation model received a fully independent front suspension.

Although the Nova first entered the market in 1962, it was in 1964 that it attained muscle car status thanks to the introduction of a V8 engine. The Nova eventually had the full range of engine options available to its bigger stablemate, the Camaro.

Part of Chrysler's offering in the mid-sized segment, the Sebring was produced between 1995 and 2010 and over three generations. It offered various models, including a sedan, convertible and coupe. Between 2007 and 2010, more than 200,000 units were sold. It was rebadged as the Chrysler 200 in 2010.

Along with the Ford F-150, these two iconic pickups are in great demand! Many have been restored past their former glory. And it's not difficult to see why they are so loved. They have a rugged sturdy look, retain elegant lines and have a big Chev engine under the hood. What is not to like?

Although keeping with the 'air' theme like another Chrysler model, the Airflow, the Airstream was not a streamlined design and was based on the 1933 Chrysler CO. And it certainly proved more popular than its more streamlined stablemate, with five sold to every one Airflow. The following year, 1935, that number rose to nine sold for every Airflow that left the showroom floor.

After the moderate sales achieved by the Lumina APV, Chevrolet's next attempt to earn a slice of the minivan market pie came in 1996 with the Venture. With a three- or four-door configuration, the Venture was marketed from that year until 2005. It was rebadged for other vehicles in the General Motors fleet and was known as the Pontiac Trans Sport/Montana, the Oldsmobile Silhouette in the United States and by various other names in other world markets.

A three-door hatchback in the supermini class, the Sunbeam was a product from Chrysler Europe. It was based on the Hillman Avenger and was produced from 1977 to 1979. The Sunbeam had four engine options ranging from 930cc to 2.1-liter 16 V.

Introduced by Chevrolet in 1970, early models of the Monte Carlo are considered to be luxury muscle cars. This model competed for market share against the Pontiac Grand Prix and Buick Riviera.

This concept car was built in small numbers. In fact, only 55 were made of which 50 were used in a designed user program. As one can tell by the name, this Chrysler model was driven by a turbine engine. Only nine remain today. Two are privately owned.

Produced between 1988 and 1991, the Chevrolet K5 Blazer was a capable off-road vehicle. Blazers offered four-wheel drive with either a 5.7 liter or 6.2 small block Chevrolet engine. Suspension came in the form of leaf springs both front and back which helped the Blazer’s frame-on-body design, adding much stability.

This retro-styled sports car was marketed by Chrysler between 1997 and 2002, first under the Plymouth brand and then Chrysler from 2001. More than 11,000 units of this two-door, rear-wheel-drive roadster were produced.

First and foremost, the Suburban has an incredible legacy and was introduced in 1935. Current models are capable off-roaders. It is powered by a 5.3-liter V8 engine coupled to a six-speed gearbox. This is a big vehicle, so will struggle on tighter off-road sections but it has ample ground clearance -- around 8-inches -- and can handle rocky terrain.

Another Chrysler Europe model, the Hunter was essentially a rebadged Hillman and made available for the U.K. market in 1976. Ttoday there are only seven left, one of which is in running condition.

The ZR2 model of the Colorado makes this Chevy pickup one of the best off-roaders currently available. With larger tires, more ground clearance, better suspension and shock absorbers, the Colorado also benefits from the 390 pound-feet of torque generated by the 2.8-liter turbo-diesel engine.

The Conquest was essentially a rebadged Mitsubishi Starion and marketed in the United States between 1987 to 1989. This three-door coupe sports car was powered by a 2.6-liter turbocharged engine that produced 145 brake horsepower.

A full-sized four-door sedan, the Concorde was built from 1994 to 2004. Based on the Chrysler LH platform, two generations were produced during its production run. Second generation Concordes included a range of engine petrol engine options, with the largest, a 3.5-liter V6. The Concorde was eventually replaced by the Chrysler 300.

The Silverado and the GMC Sierra share exactly the same mechanical build and configuration. Now in its third generation, some models are powered by a 6600 cc V8 engine which develops 397 brake horsepower. The Silverado sold just over 574,000 units in the United States in 2016.

A famous Chevrolet brand for over 20 years, the Malibu disappeared after 1984. Chevy resurrected the name in 1997 and it is currently attached to a vehicle in the mid-sized vehicle class. The top of the line model comes with a 9-speed automatic gearbox paired with a 2000 cc turbocharged engine pushing out 250 brake horsepower

The Voyager minivan was produced by Chrysler from 1988 until 2016. During this time, five generations were made. The last models produced had three powerplant options, two petrol, the largest a 3.8-liter V6 as one diesel variant.

Now part of the FIAT group, Chrysler has made some eye-catching models throughout its history. One of these, the PT Cruiser, is certainly a talking point. You either love it or hate it! Enough people loved it, however, with more than 1 million sold between 2000 and 2011.

A four-door notchback sedan, the Chrysler Cirrus was marketed between 1995 and 2000. The Cirrus has a few engine options with the largest a 2.5-liter V6. Two other vehicles were based on the Cirrus platform, the Dodge Stratus and the Plymouth Breeze.

As one of Chevrolet's most successful marques, the Chevelle was produced over two decades between 1963 and 1978. The largest engine put into a Chevelle was a 454 cu in (7.4 L) Big-Block V8.

The Camaro was first launched in 1967 and is still a Chevrolet model to this day. This muscle car has seen six different generations. The current Camaro offers three different engine configurations with the SS sporting a 6.2 liter V8 capable of producing 455 brake horsepower.

Built in 1937, this full-sized Chrysler model was available as a four-door sedan or two-door coupe. Its design incorporated the concept of streamlining, one of the first American cars to do so. Ultimately, however, the Airflow was not a particularly successful model for Chrysler.

After initially competing in the crossover (mid-sized) category from its introduction in 2004, the 2018 model of the Equinox will now feature in the compact crossover class. The Equinox is available with either 1500 cc or 2000 cc petrol engine or a 1600 cc turbo diesel powerplant. The 2000 cc petrol motor produces an impressive 252 brake horse power.

One of earliest pickups around, the International Series was the first to feature a 6-cylinder OVH engine. It also had metal rims, a far cry from earlier models with wooden wheels.

The Alpine was a European Chrysler model marketed under a host of other names in various car markets around the world. This front-wheel-drive hatchback was produced by Chrysler Europe between 1975 and 1979.

The first full-sized car released by Chrysler, the Royal badge adorned a range of body styles, including a four-door sedan and two-door convertible as well as a coupe. It was produced from 1937 to 1950.

The El Camino was produced by Chevrolet between 1964 and 1987. Despite the fact that it was a coupe/utility vehicle, the SS version was considered a muscle car and was powered by various big block V8 motors.

Another Australia-only model, the Charger, a two-door muscle car was produced between 1971 and 1978. Eight different model types were marketed during those seven years.

Essentially an upmarket version of stablemate, the Dodge Laser, Chrysler's version was deemed to be the first sports car released by the company. The difference between the Dodge and Chrysler models were in trim levels only. The Laser was marketed between 1984 and 1986.

Competing in the subcompact segment, the Vega was produced by Chevrolet between 1971 and 1977. It was available as a hatchback, wagon, notchback and panel delivery vehicle. Over 2 million Vegas were sold during its production run.

The Centura featured as a model of Chrysler Australia from 1975 to 1978. This four-door was a front-wheel-drive, front engine sedan. Essentially, it was a modified Chrysler 180 which featured three engine options from 2.0-liters to 3.5.-liters.

A rebadged Lancia with the same model name, the Ypsilon is currently sold in Japan and the United Kingdom. It has four engine options ranging from 900cc to 1.2-liter.

A stalwart of the Chevy pickup fleet in the 1970s, the C30 is considered to be the first of the modern pickup trucks. It was also the first Chevy with the crew cab option, meaning the truck could easily seat six people.

A popular car in the sub-compact segment, the Sonic from Chevrolet not only possesses excellent handling but is spacious and has ample cargo space for a small car. And, of course, it is light on fuel offering around 28 mpg in city driving and up to 37 mph on the open road.

A luxury coupe, the Cordoba was marketed by Chrysler between 1975 and 1983 and over two generations. The Cordoba also featured in Nascar for two seasons. The largest engine put in a Cordoba was a 5.2-liter V8.

Built between 1988 and 1991, the V3500 Crew Cab 4x4 featured a heavy-duty Dana 60 solid front axle as well as an overdrive automatic gearbox which made it a favorite of those lovers of bigger-bodied off-roaders.

This plug-in hybrid vehicle from Chevrolet was first produced in 2010. It is available in a number of countries around the world. The Volt has an electric range of around 53 miles.

The Chrysler Imperial was first introduced in 1926 by the famed American manufacturer. The model saw various updates right until 1954 before the Imperial name was discontinued. It resurfaced for a brief period in the 1990s, from 1990 until 1993.

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