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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 $15,211 $16,625
2-Door Coupe Z28 17 25 $18,730 $20,470
2-Door Convertible 19 30 $20,244 $22,125
2-Door Convertible Z28 17 25 $25,116 $27,450
2-Door Coupe Firebird
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe Firebird 19 30 $16,483 $18,015
2-Door Coupe Formula 18 24 $20,921 $22,865
2-Door Coupe Trans Am 18 24 $23,767 $25,975
2-Door Convertible Firebird 19 30 $22,239 $24,305
2-Door Convertible Trans Am 18 24 $27,189 $29,715
2-Door Coupe Firebird 1SG 19 29 $17,756 $19,300
2-Door Convertible Trans Am 1SG 18 24 $26,956 $29,300
Pricing
Invoice Price
$15,211
$16,483
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$16,625
$18,015
Monthly Payment Estimate
$277 / month
$300 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 19 mpg 19 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 30 mpg 30 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Subcompact Subcompact
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in) 55.8 55.8
Front Leg Room (in) 43.0 43.0
Front Hip Room (in) 52.8 52.8
Second Leg Room (in) 26.8 28.9
Front Head Room (in) 37.2 37.2
Passenger Volume (ft³) 81.9 84.0
Second Hip Room (in) 44.4 44.4
Front Shoulder Room (in) 57.4 57.4
Second Head Room (in) 35.3 35.3
Passenger Capacity 4 4
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in) 51.3 52.0
Track Width, Rear (in) 60.6 60.6
Wheelbase (in) 101.1 101.1
Liftover Height (in) 35.1 35.1
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 74.1 74.5
Track Width, Front (in) 60.7 60.7
Min Ground Clearance (in) 4.0 4.0
Length, Overall (in) 193.5 193.4
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (ft³) 32.8 -
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³) 12.9 -
Trunk Volume (ft³) - 12.9
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.9 x 1.02 11.9 x 1.02
Brake Type Power Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.8 x 1.27 11.8 x 1.27
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 15.5 15.5
Steering
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Power Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.67 2.67
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 42.32 42.5
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.9 16.9
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 40.65 41.9
Tires
Spare Tire Size T135/60R16 T135/60R16
Front Tire Order Code NA QEA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P215/60R16 P215/60R16
Rear Tire Order Code NA QEA
Front Tire Size P215/60R16 P215/60R16
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 100 100
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1000 1000
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3333 3340
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.5 16 x 7.5
Front Wheel Material Steel Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Steel - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.5 16 x 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x 4.0 16 x 4
Rear Wheel Material Steel Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 13.6 13.6
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 105 105
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 690 690
Engine
Fuel System SFI SFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 225 @ 4000 225 @ 4000
Engine Order Code L36 L36
Displacement 3.8L/231 3.8L/231
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 200 @ 5200 200 @ 5200
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas V6
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 30 30
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 19 19
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA -
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.75 3.75
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.41 1.41
Trans Type 5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.72 0.72
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.53 3.53
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.19 2.19
Trans Order Code MM5 MM5
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.23 3.23
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Manual w/OD
Summary
Body Style 2 Door Coupe 2 Door Coupe
Vehicle Name Chevrolet Camaro Pontiac Firebird
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 36 36
Suspension Type - Front Independent SLA Short/Long Arm
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.59 0.59
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 46 46
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.18 1.10
Suspension Type - Rear Torque Arm Salisbury Axle
 
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