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Selected Style 2-Door Coupe
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe 24 34 $11,141 $11,916
4-Door Sedan 24 34 $11,234 $12,016
2-Door Coupe RS 24 34 $12,319 $13,176
4-Door Sedan LS 23 31 $13,516 $14,456
2-Door Coupe Z24 23 33 $14,974 $16,016
2-Door Convertible Z24 23 33 $18,340 $19,616
4-Door Sedan LX
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan LX 20 28 $16,214 $17,560
4-Door Sedan SE 20 28 $16,929 $18,560
4-Door Sedan Northeast SE 20 28 $17,285 $18,960
4-Door Wagon Northeast SE 18 27 $17,819 $19,560
4-Door Wagon SE 18 27 $17,819 $19,560
4-Door Sedan SHO 16 25 $26,323 $29,115
Pricing
Invoice Price
$11,141
$16,214
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$11,916
$17,560
Monthly Payment Estimate
$199 / month
$293 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 24 mpg 20 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 34 mpg 28 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Sub-Compact Mid-Size
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in) 49.5 56.3
Front Shoulder Room (in) 53.9 57.4
Second Head Room (in) 36.6 36.2
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 54.9 56.6
Front Leg Room (in) 41.9 42.2
Front Hip Room (in) 50.0 55.8
Second Leg Room (in) 32.7 38.9
Front Head Room (in) 37.6 39.2
Passenger Volume (ft³) 87.1 101.0
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in) 57.6 61.6
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.7 5.4
Length, Overall (in) 180.7 197.5
Height, Overall (in) 53.0 55.1
Track Width, Rear (in) 56.4 61.4
Wheelbase (in) 104.1 108.5
Liftover Height (in) 26.1 24.8
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 68.7 73.0
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 13.2 15.8
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.2 x 0.79 10.98 x 1.00
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel NA
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 8.9 x 1.5
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 15.0 16.0
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 14.7 16.9
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 35.6 38.0
Steering Type Power Rack & Pinion Power Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.6 2.96
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P195/70R14 P205/65R15
Spare Tire Size T115/70D14 T135/70R15
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P195/70R14 P205/65R15
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A 125
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A 1250
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A N/A
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2584 3237
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 14 x 6 15 x 6.0
Spare Wheel Size (in) 14 x 4 15 x 4.0
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 14 x 6 15 x 6.0
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 9.6 11.6
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 525 540
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 105 115
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 115 @ 5000 145 @ 5250
Engine Type Gas L4 Gas V6
Fuel System SFI SEFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 135 @ 3600 170 @ 3250
Engine Order Code LN2 99U
Displacement 2.2L/133 3.0L/182
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 24 20
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 34 28
Transmission
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.74 NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA Electronic
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.58 2.26
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.18 1.54
Trans Order Code MM5 44L
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.58 3.77
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.03 0.69
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Automatic w/OD,
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.91 2.77
Clutch Size (in) 8.46 NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.45 1.00
Trans Type 5 4
Summary
Vehicle Name Chevrolet Cavalier Ford Taurus
Body Style 2 Door Coupe 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 32 36
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.74 0.75
Suspension Type - Rear Trailing Axle Quadralink
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 25 36
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) NA 0.71
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
 
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