Specs

Research 2001 Chevrolet Cavalier specs for the trims available. Choose the desired trim / style from the dropdown list to see the corresponding specs.

2dr Coupe

Brakes

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.2 x 0.79
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 7.87 x 1.77
Brake Type Power
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes

Cargo Area Dimensions

Trunk Volume (ft³) 13.2

Cooling System

Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 10.0
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 9.6

Electrical

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 105
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 600
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 525

Engine

SAE Net Torque @ RPM 155 @ 4400
Engine Order Code LD9
Engine Order Code LN2
Engine Type Gas L4
Displacement 2.4L/146
Displacement 2.2L/134
Fuel System SFI
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 150 @ 5600
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 115 @ 5000
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 135 @ 3600

Exterior Dimensions

Track Width, Rear (in) 56.4
Wheelbase (in) 104.1
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.7
Length, Overall (in) 180.9
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 68.7
Height, Overall (in) 53.0
Track Width, Front (in) 57.6
Liftover Height (in) 26.1

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 14.1

Interior Dimensions

Passenger Volume (ft³) 87.1
Second Hip Room (in) 49.5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 54.9
Passenger Capacity 5
Second Leg Room (in) 32.7
Second Head Room (in) 36.6
Front Hip Room (in) 50.0
Front Shoulder Room (in) 53.9
Front Head Room (in) 37.6
Front Leg Room (in) 41.9

Mileage

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 23
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 32
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 33

Steering

Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 14.7
Steering Type Power Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.6
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 35.6
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD -

Summary

Body Style 2 Door Coupe
Vehicle Name Chevrolet Cavalier

Suspension

Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut
Suspension Type - Rear Trailing Axle
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 25
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.75
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 32

Tires

Spare Tire Size T115/70D14
Front Tire Order Code
Rear Tire Order Code
Spare Tire Order Code
Front Tire Size P195/65R15
Front Tire Size P195/65R15
Front Tire Size P195/70R14
Rear Tire Size P195/65R15
Rear Tire Size P195/65R15
Rear Tire Size P195/70R14

Trailering

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1000
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 100
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A

Transmission

Clutch Size (in) 8.46
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.31
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.02
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.63
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.58
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.96
Trans Description Cont. Again
Trans Description Cont. Again Electronic
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/4th & 5th OD
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD,
Trans Type 5
Trans Type 4
Trans Order Code MM5
Trans Order Code MX0
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.94
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.63
Clutch Size (in)
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.14
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.69
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.98
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.68
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.35

Vehicle

EPA Classification Sub-Compact

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2617

Wheels

Front Wheel Material Aluminum
Front Wheel Material Steel
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum
Rear Wheel Material Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6
Rear Wheel Size (in) 14 x 6
Front Wheel Size (in) 14 x 6
Spare Wheel Size (in) 14 x 4