Research 2005 Chevrolet Cavalier specs for the trims available. Choose the desired trim / style from the dropdown list to see the corresponding specs.

Base w/1SV 2dr Base Coupe w/1SV


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

Cargo Area Dimensions

Trunk Volume (ft³) 13.2

Cooling System

Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 9.6


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


Engine Order Code L61
Engine Type Gas L4
Displacement 2.2L/134
Fuel System SFI
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 140 @ 5600
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 150 @ 4000

Exterior Dimensions

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

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 14.0

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room (in) 37.6
Front Head Room (in) - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in) 53.9
Front Hip Room (in) 50.0
Second Head Room (in) 36.6
Second Leg Room (in) 32.7
Second Shoulder Room (in) 54.9
Second Hip Room (in) 49.5
Passenger Capacity 5
Passenger Volume (ft³) 86.8
Front Leg Room (in) 41.9


EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 34
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 26


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


Vehicle Name Chevrolet Cavalier
Body Style 2 Door Coupe


Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.75
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut
Suspension Type - Rear Trailing Axle
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


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


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


Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.63
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
Clutch Size (in) 8.46
Clutch Size (in)
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.31
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.14
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.69
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.98
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.68
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.35
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.02
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.62
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.58
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.96
Trans Description Cont. Again
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/4th & 5th OD
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD


EPA Classification Sub-Compact

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2617


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