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Selected Style 2-Door Coupe LS
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Body Style

Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe LS 20 29 $17,032 $18,615
2-Door Coupe Z24 19 30 $18,881 $20,635
2-Door Coupe
Pricing
Invoice Price
$17,032
$30,607
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$18,615
$33,820
Monthly Payment Estimate
$310 / month
$564 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 20 mpg 18 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 29 mpg 27 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Mid-Size Mid-Size
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in) 34.9 37.1
Front Head Room (in) 37.9 38.2
Passenger Volume (ft³) 96.1 99.5
Second Hip Room (in) 51.6 52.7
Front Shoulder Room (in) 57.5 57.8
Second Head Room (in) 36.9 36.2
Passenger Capacity 6 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 57.6 57.8
Front Leg Room (in) 42.4 42.6
Front Hip Room (in) 53.4 54.5
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in) 26.7 31.7
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 72.5 75.0
Track Width, Front (in) 59.5 62.5
Min Ground Clearance (in) 6.5 5.4
Length, Overall (in) 200.7 207.2
Height, Overall (in) 53.8 54.6
Track Width, Rear (in) 59.0 62.6
Wheelbase (in) 107.5 113.8
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 15.5 17.4
Brakes
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.1 x 1.04 11.85 x 1.26
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4 Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) NA Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) NA 10.94 x 0.43
Brake Type Power Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 8.86 x 1.77 NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 16.6 18.5
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.60 3.15
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 42.4 40.9
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.1 15.5
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 36.7 39.1
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Power
Tires
Rear Tire Size P205/70R15 P225/60R16
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P205/70R15 P225/60R16
Spare Tire Size T125/70D16 T125/70R16
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 100 100
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1000 1000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3306 3699
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Steel Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Steel Aluminum
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6 16 x 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x 4 16 x 4
Rear Wheel Material Steel Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6 16 x 6.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 12.2 13.2
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 600 970
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 100 140
Engine
Displacement 3.1L/191 3.8L/231
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 160 @ 5200 240 @ 5200
Engine Type Gas V6 Supercharged Gas V6
Fuel System SFI SFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 185 @ 4000 280 @ 3600
Engine Order Code L82 L67
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 20 18
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 29 27
Transmission
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.00
Trans Type 4 4
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again Electronic Electronic
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.38 2.39
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.57 1.57
Trans Order Code MX0 NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.29 2.93
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.70 0.71
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD, Automatic w/OD,
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.92 2.92
Summary
Vehicle Name Chevrolet Monte Carlo Buick Riviera
Body Style 2 Door Coupe LS 2 Door Coupe
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.63 0.67
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 35 35
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.26 1.1
Suspension Type - Rear MacPherson Strut Semi Trailing Arm
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 35 25
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut MacPherson Strut
 
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