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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 w/1SV 26 34 $9,757 $10,325
2-Door Coupe Base 26 36 $13,473 $14,410
4-Door Sedan Base 26 36 $13,660 $14,610
2-Door Coupe LS 26 36 $15,044 $16,090
4-Door Sedan LS 26 36 $15,231 $16,290
2-Door Coupe LS Sport 26 36 $16,371 $17,510
4-Door Sedan LS Sport 26 36 $16,558 $17,710
2-Door Coupe
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe 28 36 $15,255 $16,950
2-Door Coupe S 25 32 $18,360 $20,400
Pricing
Invoice Price
$9,757
$15,255
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$10,325
$16,950
Monthly Payment Estimate
$172 / month
$283 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 26 mpg 28 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 34 mpg 36 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Sub-Compact Minicompact
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in) 32.7 31.3
Passenger Volume (ft³) 86.8 - TBD -
Front Head Room (in) 37.6 38.8
Second Hip Room (in) 49.5 - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in) 53.9 50.9
Second Head Room (in) 36.6 37.6
Passenger Capacity 5 4
Second Shoulder Room (in) 54.9 44.7
Front Leg Room (in) 41.9 41.3
Front Hip Room (in) 50.0 - TBD -
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in) 26.1 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 68.7 66.5
Track Width, Front (in) 57.6 57.4
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.7 4.5
Length, Overall (in) 180.9 143.1
Height, Overall (in) 53.0 55.9
Track Width, Rear (in) 56.4 57.7
Wheelbase (in) 104.1 97.1
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 13.2 -
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (ft³) - 23.7
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³) - 5.3
Brakes
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.2 x 0.79 10.9 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes NA
Brake ABS System NA 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) NA Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) NA 10.2 x - TBD -
Brake Type Power Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 7.87 x 1.77 NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 14.0 13.2
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.6 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 14.7 13.18
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 35.6 34.9
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr
Tires
Rear Tire Size P195/70R14 P175/65R15
Rear Tire Order Code QFB NA
Front Tire Size P195/70R14 P175/65R15
Spare Tire Size T115/70D14 Compact
Front Tire Order Code QFB 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) NA N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA N/A
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2617 2524
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Steel Alloy
Spare Wheel Material Steel - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 14 x 6 15 x 5.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) 14 x 6 Compact
Rear Wheel Material Steel Alloy
Rear Wheel Size (in) 14 x 6 15 x 5.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 9.6 5.6
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 525 55
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 105 120
Engine
Displacement 2.2L/134 1.6L/97.5
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 140 @ 5600 115 @ 6000
Engine Type Gas L4 Gas 4-Cyl
Fuel System SFI EFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 150 @ 4000 111 @ 4500
Engine Order Code L61 NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 26 28
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 34 36
Transmission
Clutch Size (in) 8.46 - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.35 5.48
Trans Type 5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.69 3.51
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.31 14.07
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.02 8.33
Trans Order Code MM5 NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.94 3.51
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.98 4.11
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/4th & 5th OD Manual
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.58 14.40
Summary
Vehicle Name Chevrolet Cavalier MINI Cooper Hardtop
Body Style 2 Door Coupe 2 Door Coupe
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) NA - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 32 - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.75 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Trailing Axle Multi-link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 25 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut MacPherson Strut
 
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