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Selected Style 2-Door Coupe
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Body Style

Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe 19 30 $14,836 $16,215
2-Door Coupe R7C Pkg 19 30 $15,985 $17,470
2-Door Coupe RS 19 30 $16,442 $17,970
2-Door Coupe SS 16 27 $18,405 $20,115
2-Door Coupe Z28 16 27 $18,405 $20,115
2-Door Convertible 19 30 $19,919 $21,770
2-Door Convertible RS 19 30 $21,200 $23,170
2-Door Convertible SS 16 27 $23,350 $25,520
2-Door Convertible Z28 16 27 $23,350 $25,520
3-Door HB
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
3-Door HB 26 33 $13,152 $14,355
3-Door HB GT 21 27 $15,377 $16,855
Pricing
Invoice Price
$14,836
$13,152
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$16,215
$14,355
Monthly Payment Estimate
$270 / month
$239 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 19 mpg 26 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 30 mpg 33 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Subcompact Subcompact
Interior Dimensions
Front Leg Room (in) 43.0 43.1
Front Hip Room (in) 52.8 53.9
Second Leg Room (in) 26.8 28.5
Front Head Room (in) 37.2 37.8
Passenger Volume (ft³) 81.9 80.0
Second Hip Room (in) 44.4 48.6
Front Shoulder Room (in) 57.4 52.0
Second Head Room (in) 35.3 34.8
Passenger Capacity 4 4
Second Shoulder Room (in) 55.8 53.9
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in) 60.6 59.8
Wheelbase (in) 101.1 102.8
Liftover Height (in) 35.1 N/A
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 74.1 69.8
Track Width, Front (in) 60.7 59.8
Min Ground Clearance (in) 4.0 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in) 193.2 178.7
Height, Overall (in) 51.3 51.6
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (ft³) 32.8 N/A
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³) 12.9 18.8
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) NA NA
Brake Type Power Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 9.5 x 2.0 9.0 x 1.46
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.7 x 1.26 10.2 x 0.94
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Brake ABS System 4-wheel NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 15.5 15.5
Steering
Steering Type Power Rack & Pinion Power Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.67 2.9
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 42.46 - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.9 17.0
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 40.64 35.8
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P215/60R16 P195/65R14
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P215/60R16 P195/65R14
Spare Tire Size T125/70D15 T125/70D15
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 100 N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1000 N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA N/A
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3294 2696
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.5 14 x 5.5
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.5 14 x 5.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) 15 x 4.0 15 x 4.0
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 13.6 7.4
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 105 80
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 690 582
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 225 @ 4000 127 @ 4500
Engine Order Code L36 99A
Displacement 3.8L/231 2.0L/122
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 200 @ 5200 118 @ 5500
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas I4
Fuel System SFI EFI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 30 33
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 19 26
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.75 3.31
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - 8.86
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.41 1.23
Trans Type 5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.72 0.72
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.53 3.17
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.19 1.83
Trans Order Code MM5 445
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.23 4.10
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 0.91
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Manual w/OD
Summary
Body Style 2 Door Coupe 3 Door Hatchback
Vehicle Name Chevrolet Camaro Ford Probe
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 36 32
Suspension Type - Front Independent SLA MacPherson strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.67 0.47
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 46 32
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.18 1.00
Suspension Type - Rear Torque Arm Quadralink
 
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