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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 $11,141 $11,916
2-Door Coupe Z24 23 33 $14,974 $16,016
4-Door Sedan LS 23 31 $13,516 $14,456
4-Door Sedan 24 34 $11,234 $12,016
2-Door Convertible Z24 23 33 $18,340 $19,616
2-Door Coupe RS 24 34 $12,319 $13,176
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 SHO 16 25 $26,323 $29,115
4-Door Sedan SE 20 28 $16,929 $18,560
4-Door Wagon SE 18 27 $17,819 $19,560
4-Door Sedan Northeast SE 20 28 $17,285 $18,960
4-Door Wagon Northeast SE 18 27 $17,819 $19,560
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 Leg Room (in) 32.7 38.9
Passenger Volume (ft³) 87.1 101.0
Front Head Room (in) 37.6 39.2
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
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in) 26.1 24.8
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 68.7 73.0
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
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 13.2 15.8
Brakes
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
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
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 15.0 16.0
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.6 2.96
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
Tires
Rear Tire Size P195/70R14 P205/65R15
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
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A N/A
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
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2584 3237
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
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
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
Displacement 2.2L/133 3.0L/182
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
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 24 20
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 34 28
Transmission
Clutch Size (in) 8.46 NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.45 1.00
Trans Type 5 4
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
Summary
Vehicle Name Chevrolet Cavalier Ford Taurus
Body Style 2 Door Coupe 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) NA 0.71
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
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
 
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