Specs

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2dr Coupe

Brakes

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

Cargo Area Dimensions

Trunk Volume (ft³) 13.2

Cooling System

Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 9.6

Electrical

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

Engine

Engine Type Gas L4
Engine Order Code L42
Engine Order Code L61
Engine Type Gas/CNG L4
Displacement 2.2L/- TBD -
Fuel System SFI
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 140 @ 5600
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 150 @ 4000

Exterior Dimensions

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

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 14.1

Interior Dimensions

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

Mileage

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 24
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 24
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 26
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 33
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 33
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 33

Steering

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

Summary

Body Style 2 Door Coupe
Vehicle Name Chevrolet Cavalier

Suspension

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

Tires

Spare Tire Order Code
Front Tire Size P195/65R15
Front Tire Size P205/55R16
Spare Tire Size T115/70D14
Rear Tire Size P195/70R14
Rear Tire Size P205/55R16
Front Tire Size P195/70R14
Rear Tire Size P195/65R15
Front Tire Order Code
Rear Tire Order Code

Trailering

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

Transmission

Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.92
Trans Description Cont. Again
Trans Description Cont. Again
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/4th & 5th OD
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD
Trans Type 5
Trans Type 4
Trans Type 4
Trans Type 4
Trans Order Code MM5
Trans Order Code MX0
Trans Order Code MX0
Trans Order Code MX0
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.94
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.63
Clutch Size (in) 8.46
Clutch Size (in)
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.31
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.38
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.69
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.98
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.71
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.35
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.02
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.56
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.58

Vehicle

EPA Classification Sub-Compact

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2617

Wheels

Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x - TBD -
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x - TBD -
Rear Wheel Size (in) 14 x - TBD -
Spare Wheel Size (in) 14 x - TBD -
Front Wheel Material Aluminum
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum
Rear Wheel Material Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x - TBD -
Front Wheel Material Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 14 x - TBD -