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Selected Style 2-Door Base Coupe w/1SV
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe Base 26 37 $13,309 $14,235
2-Door Coupe LS 26 37 $14,871 $15,905
2-Door Coupe LS Sport 26 37 $16,278 $17,410
4-Door Sedan Base 26 37 $13,496 $14,435
4-Door Sedan LS 26 37 $15,058 $16,105
4-Door Sedan LS Sport 26 37 $16,465 $17,610
2-Door Base Coupe w/1SV 26 33 $9,577 $10,135
5-Door Wagon Std Manual (Natl)
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Wagon Manual Std 29 36 $13,568 $14,670
4-Door Wagon Automatic Std 28 33 $14,308 $15,470
4-Door Wagon Automatic AWD Std 26 31 $15,831 $17,115
4-Door Wagon Manual XR 29 36 $14,641 $16,180
4-Door Wagon Automatic XR 28 33 $15,365 $16,980
4-Door Wagon Automatic AWD XR 26 31 $16,691 $18,445
4-Door Wagon 6-Speed Manual XRS 25 32 $16,968 $18,750
Pricing
Invoice Price
$9,577
$13,568
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$10,135
$14,670
Monthly Payment Estimate
$169 / month
$245 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 26 mpg 29 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 33 mpg 36 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Sub-Compact Small Station Wagon
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 54.9 52.6
Front Leg Room (in) 41.9 41.8
Front Hip Room (in) 50.0 51.7
Second Leg Room (in) 32.7 36.3
Front Head Room (in) 37.6 40.6
Passenger Volume (ft³) 100 96.2
Second Hip Room (in) 49.5 47.8
Front Shoulder Room (in) 53.9 53.2
Second Head Room (in) 36.6 39.8
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in) 53.0 60.6
Track Width, Rear (in) 56.4 58.9
Wheelbase (in) 104.1 102.4
Liftover Height (in) 26.1 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 68.7 69.9
Track Width, Front (in) 57.6 59.6
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.7 5.9
Length, Overall (in) 180.9 171.3
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 13.2 -
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³) - 21.8
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (ft³) - 53.2
Brakes
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) 9.06 x 1.57 9.0 x - TBD -
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.2 x 0.79 10.8 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Brake ABS System NA NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 14.0 13.2
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 35.6 35.5
Steering Type Power Rack & Pinion Variable Pwr
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.6 3.36
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 14.7 19.5
Tires
Spare Tire Size T115/70D14 - TBD -
Front Tire Order Code QFB NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P195/70R14 P205/55R16
Rear Tire Order Code QFB NA
Front Tire Size P195/70R14 P205/55R16
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 100 150
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1000 1500
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2617 2679
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 14 x 6.0 16 x 6.5
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 14 x 6.0 16 x 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) 14 x 6.0 T135/80R16
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 9.6 6.9
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 105 - TBD -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 525 - TBD -
Engine
Fuel System SFI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 150 @ 4000 125 @ 4200
Engine Order Code L61 NA
Displacement 2.2L/134 1.8L/110
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 140 @ 5600 130 @ 6000
Engine Type Gas L4 Gas I4
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 33 36
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 26 29
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.94 3.94
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.98 0.89
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/4th & 5th OD Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.58 3.17
Clutch Size (in) 8.46 - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.35 1.31
Trans Type 5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.69 0.73
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.31 3.25
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.02 1.90
Trans Order Code MM5 NA
Summary
Body Style 2 Door Coupe 5 Door Wagon
Vehicle Name Chevrolet Cavalier Toyota Matrix
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear Trailing Axle Torsion Beam
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Stabilizer Bar
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 25 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) NA 0.79
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Stabilizer Bar
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 32 - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.75 0.95
 
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