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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 25 33 $13,052 $13,960
4-Door Sedan 25 33 $13,192 $14,110
2-Door Coupe LS 25 33 $14,127 $15,110
4-Door Sedan LS 25 33 $14,244 $15,235
2-Door Coupe LS Sport 24 33 $15,478 $16,555
4-Door Sedan LS Sport 24 33 $15,600 $16,685
4-Door Sedan SE
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Other

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan SE 21 30 $16,515 $17,755
2-Door Coupe SE/SXT 22 29 $17,026 $18,340
4-Door Sedan SE PLUS/SXT 21 30 $17,473 $18,820
4-Door Sedan ES 20 27 $19,449 $21,015
2-Door Coupe R/T 20 29 $19,744 $21,360
4-Door Sedan R/T 20 27 $19,998 $21,625
Pricing
Invoice Price
$13,052
$16,515
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$13,960
$17,755
Monthly Payment Estimate
$233 / month
$296 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 25 mpg 21 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 33 mpg 30 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Sub-Compact Mid-size
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 54.9 54.7
Front Leg Room (in) 41.9 42.3
Front Hip Room (in) 50.0 52.5
Second Leg Room (in) 32.7 38.1
Front Head Room (in) 37.6 37.6
Passenger Volume (ft³) 87.1 94
Second Hip Room (in) 49.5 53.1
Front Shoulder Room (in) 53.9 55.2
Second Head Room (in) 36.6 35.8
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in) 53.0 54.9
Track Width, Rear (in) 56.4 60.2
Wheelbase (in) 104.1 108.0
Liftover Height (in) 26.1 31.3
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 68.7 70.6
Track Width, Front (in) 57.6 60.2
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.7 4.4
Length, Overall (in) 180.9 191.2
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 13.2 16.0
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) NA Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) NA 10.3 x 0.40
Brake Type Power Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 7.87 x 1.77 NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.2 x 0.79 11.1 x 0.55
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 14.1 16.0
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 35.6 36.8
Steering Type Power Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.6 3.1
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 14.7 17.7
Tires
Spare Tire Size T115/70D14 T125/70D15
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P195/70R14 P205/65TR15
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P195/70R14 P205/65TR15
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA 100
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA 1000
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2617 3207
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 14 x 6 15 x 6.0
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 6 15 x 4.0
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 9.6 10.3
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 105 120
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 525 510
Engine
Fuel System SFI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 135 @ 3600 167 @ 4000
Engine Order Code LN2 EDZ
Displacement 2.2L/134 2.4L/146
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 115 @ 5000 150 @ 5200
Engine Type Gas L4 Gas 4-Cyl
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 33 30
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 25 21
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.94 3.91
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.98 0.69
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/4th & 5th OD Automatic
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.58 2.84
Clutch Size (in) 8.46 NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.35 1.00
Trans Type 5 4
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.69 NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.31 2.21
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.02 1.57
Trans Order Code MM5 DGL
Summary
Body Style 2 Door Coupe 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name Chevrolet Cavalier Dodge Stratus
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear Trailing Axle Normal Duty
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 25 30
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut Normal Duty
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) NA - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 32 30
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.75 - TBD -
 
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