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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)
Pricing
Invoice Price
$13,052
$18,793
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$13,960
$19,995
Monthly Payment Estimate
$233 / month
$333 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 25 mpg 52 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 33 mpg 45 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Sub-Compact Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in) 49.5 51.9
Front Shoulder Room (in) 53.9 52.8
Second Head Room (in) 36.6 37.1
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 54.9 52.2
Front Leg Room (in) 41.9 41.2
Front Hip Room (in) 50.0 50.7
Second Leg Room (in) 32.7 35.4
Passenger Volume (ft³) 87.1 88.6
Front Head Room (in) 37.6 38.8
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in) 57.6 58.1
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.7 4.9
Length, Overall (in) 180.9 169.6
Height, Overall (in) 53.0 57.6
Track Width, Rear (in) 56.4 58.3
Wheelbase (in) 104.1 100.4
Liftover Height (in) 26.1 26.2
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 68.7 66.7
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 13.2 11.8
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 Pwr Regenerative
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 7.87 x 1.77 7.9 x 1.2
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.2 x 0.79 10 x 0.9
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 14.1 11.8
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 14.7 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 35.6 31.5
Steering Type Power Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.6 4.0
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - 15.75
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P195/70R14 P175/65R14
Spare Tire Size T115/70D14 Compact
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P195/70R14 P175/65R14
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) 2617 2765
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 14 x 6 14 x 5.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) 14 x 6 Compact
Rear Wheel Material Steel Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 14 x 6 14 x 5.5
Front Wheel Material Steel Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 9.6 8.2
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 105 272
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 525 6.5
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 115 @ 5000 70 @ 4500
Engine Type Gas L4 Gas/Electric I4
Fuel System SFI SEFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 135 @ 3600 82 @ 4200
Engine Order Code LN2 NA
Displacement 2.2L/134 1.5L/91
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 25 52
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 33 45
Transmission
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA Automatic
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.31 - TBD -
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.02 NA
Trans Order Code MM5 NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.94 3.93
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.98 NA
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/4th & 5th OD CVT
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.58 NA
Clutch Size (in) 8.46 NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.35 NA
Trans Type 5 1
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.69 NA
Summary
Body Style 2 Door Coupe 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name Chevrolet Cavalier Toyota Prius
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 32 30.2
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.75 .79
Suspension Type - Rear Trailing Axle Torsion Beam
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 .83
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
 
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