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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 24 34 $10,948 $11,710
4-Door Sedan 24 34 $11,042 $11,810
2-Door Coupe RS 24 34 $12,126 $12,970
4-Door Sedan LS 23 31 $13,323 $14,250
2-Door Coupe Z24 23 33 $14,782 $15,810
2-Door Convertible Z24 23 33 $18,148 $19,410
4-Door Sedan SE
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Body Style

Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe SE 24 34 $11,650 $12,595
4-Door Sedan SE 24 34 $11,650 $12,595
2-Door Coupe GT 23 33 $14,425 $15,595
2-Door Convertible SE 23 31 $18,032 $19,495
Pricing
Invoice Price
$10,948
$11,650
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$11,710
$12,595
Monthly Payment Estimate
$195 / month
$210 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 24 mpg 24 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 34 mpg 34 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Compact Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in) 49.5 51.1
Front Shoulder Room (in) 53.9 54.6
Second Head Room (in) 36.6 37.2
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 54.9 53.9
Front Leg Room (in) 41.9 42.1
Front Hip Room (in) 50.0 50.9
Second Leg Room (in) 32.7 34.3
Passenger Volume (ft³) 87.2 91.6
Front Head Room (in) 37.6 38.9
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.7 5.7
Length, Overall (in) 180.7 181.9
Height, Overall (in) 53.0 54.7
Track Width, Rear (in) 56.4 56.6
Wheelbase (in) 104.1 104.1
Liftover Height (in) 26.1 26.2
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 68.7 67.3
Track Width, Front (in) 57.6 57.6
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 13.2 13.1
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) NA NA
Brake Type Power Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 7.87 x 1.77 7.87 x 1.77
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.2 x 0.79 10.2 x 0.79
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 15.0 15.2
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 14.7 14.7
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 35.6 35.6
Steering Type Power Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.6 2.7
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - 37.2
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code NA QFB
Front Tire Size P195/70R14 P195/70R14
Spare Tire Size T115/70D14 T115/70D14
Front Tire Order Code NA QFB
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P195/70R14 P195/70R14
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2584 2674
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in) 14 x 4 14 x 4
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 14 x 6 14 x 6
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 14 x 6 14 x 6
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 9.6 9.6
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 105 105
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 525 525
Engine
Engine Type Gas L4 Gas L4
Fuel System SFI MPFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 135 @ 3600 135 @ 3600
Engine Order Code LN2 LN2
Displacement 2.2L/133 2.2L/134
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 115 @ 5000 115 @ 5000
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 24 24
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 34 34
Transmission
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.58 3.58
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.18 2.18
Trans Order Code MM5 MM5
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.58 3.58
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.03 1.03
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.91 3.91
Clutch Size (in) 8.46 8.47
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.45 1.45
Trans Type 5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.74 0.74
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA -
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Summary
Body Style 2 Door Coupe 4 Door Sedan SE
Vehicle Name Chevrolet Cavalier Pontiac Sunfire
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 32 32
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.74 NA
Suspension Type - Rear Trailing Axle Trailing Arm
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 25 25
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) NA NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
 
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