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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 31 37 $11,798 $12,393
4-Door Sedan Lsi 31 37 $13,796 $14,964
2-Door Coupe
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe 24 34 $11,141 $11,916
2-Door Coupe Z24 23 33 $14,974 $16,016
4-Door Sedan LS 23 31 $13,516 $14,456
4-Door Sedan 24 34 $11,234 $12,016
2-Door Convertible Z24 23 33 $18,340 $19,616
2-Door Coupe RS 24 34 $12,319 $13,176
Pricing
Invoice Price
$11,798
$11,141
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$12,393
$11,916
Monthly Payment Estimate
$207 / month
$199 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 31 mpg 24 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 37 mpg 34 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Compact Sub-Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in) 33.2 32.7
Front Head Room (in) 39.3 37.6
Passenger Volume (ft³) 89.8 87.1
Second Hip Room (in) 51.1 49.5
Front Shoulder Room (in) 52.8 53.9
Second Head Room (in) 36.9 36.6
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 52.2 54.9
Front Leg Room (in) 42.5 41.9
Front Hip Room (in) 50.5 50.0
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in) 24.8 26.1
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 66.7 68.7
Track Width, Front (in) 57.5 57.6
Min Ground Clearance (in) 4.7 5.7
Length, Overall (in) 174.2 180.7
Height, Overall (in) 53.7 53.0
Track Width, Rear (in) 57.1 56.4
Wheelbase (in) 97.1 104.1
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 12.1 13.2
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.04 x 0.87 10.2 x 0.79
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Brake ABS System NA 4-Wheel
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) 7.9 x - TBD - 7.87 x 1.77
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 13.2 15.0
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 34.1 - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 18.1 14.7
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 32.2 35.6
Steering Type Power Power Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.27 2.6
Tires
Rear Tire Size P175/65R14 P195/70R14
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P175/65R14 P195/70R14
Spare Tire Size T115/70D14 T115/70D14
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 150 N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1500 N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA N/A
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2403 2584
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 14 x 5.5 14 x 6
Spare Wheel Size (in) 14 x 4 14 x 4
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 14 x 5.5 14 x 6
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 6.2 9.6
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 356 525
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 80 105
Engine
Displacement 1.8L/108 2.2L/133
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 120 @ 5600 115 @ 5000
Engine Type Gas L4 Gas L4
Fuel System SFI SFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 122 @ 4400 135 @ 3600
Engine Order Code LV6 LN2
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 31 24
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 37 34
Transmission
Trans Type 5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.73 0.74
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again 5th OD NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.25 3.58
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.90 2.18
Trans Order Code MM5 MM5
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.72 3.58
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.89 1.03
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/4th & Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.17 3.91
Clutch Size (in) 8.3 8.46
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.31 1.45
Summary
Vehicle Name Chevrolet Prizm Chevrolet Cavalier
Body Style 4dr Sedan 2 Door Coupe
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.55 NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 30.2 32
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.87 0.74
Suspension Type - Rear MacPherson Strut Trailing Axle
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 30.2 25
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut MacPherson Strut
 
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