1997 Chevrolet Cavalier 2-Door Convertible LS Specs

2-Door Convertible LS
MSRP based on 2-Door Convertible LS

Quick Specs

Gas Mileage 25 mpg City/34 mpg Hwy
Engine Gas L4, 2.2L
EPA Class Compact
Style Name 2dr Convertible LS
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive
Passenger Capacity 5
Passenger Doors 2
Body Style Convertible
Transmission 4-speed electronically-controlled automatic transmission w/OD


EPA Classification Compact
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2899
Interior Dimensions
Front Head Room (in) 38.1
Second Leg Room (in) 32.6
Passenger Capacity 5
Front Hip Room (in) 50.0
Front Leg Room (in) 42.1
Second Shoulder Room (in) 47.1
Passenger Volume (ft³) 82.8
Second Head Room (in) 37.6
Front Shoulder Room (in) 53.9
Second Hip Room (in) 47.8
Exterior Dimensions
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 68.7
Liftover Height (in) 26.3
Wheelbase (in) 104.1
Track Width, Rear (in) 56.6
Height, Overall (in) 53.7
Length, Overall (in) 180.7
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.7
Track Width, Front (in) 57.6
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 10.5

Fuel Economy

Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 15.2
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 25
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 34

Performance Specs

Displacement 2.2L/133
Engine Order Code LN2
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 130 @ 4000
Fuel System SFI
Engine Type Gas L4
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 120 @ 5200
Trans Type 4
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00
Clutch Size (in) NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.96
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD,
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.68
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.63
Trans Order Code MX0
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.63
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.13
Trans Description Cont. Again Electronic
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 7.87 x 1.77
Brake Type Power
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.2 x 0.79
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.8
Steering Type Power Rack & Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 35.6
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 15.7
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD -
Spare Tire Order Code NA
Front Tire Order Code NA
Spare Tire Size T115/70D14
Front Tire Size P195/65R15
Rear Tire Order Code NA
Rear Tire Size P195/65R15
Spare Wheel Size (in) 14 x 4
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6
Spare Wheel Material Steel
Front Wheel Material Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6
Rear Wheel Material Steel
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) NA
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 25
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs
Suspension Type - Rear Trailing Axle
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.79
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 32

Safety Features

Air Bag-Frontal-Driver Yes
Air Bag-Frontal-Passenger Yes
Air Bag-Passenger Switch (On/Off) No
Air Bag-Side Body-Front No
Air Bag-Side Body-Rear No
Air Bag-Side Head-Front No
Air Bag-Side Head-Rear No
Brakes-ABS Yes
Child Safety Rear Door Locks No
Daytime Running Lights Yes
Traction Control Yes
Night Vision No
Rollover Protection Bars No
Fog Lamps No
Parking Aid No
Tire Pressure Monitor No
Back-Up Camera No
Stability Control No


Basic Miles/km 36,000
Basic Note No Deductible Supplemental Inflatable Restraint - 3 years/36,000 miles
Basic Years 3
Emissions Note Emission component coverage - Varies by geographical region
Roadside Assistance Note Courtesy Care Roadside Assistance Program includes - Toll Free Assistance # 1-800-CHEV-USA Free Towing to nearest Chevy Dealer Locksmith Services, Flat Tire Repair, Jump Start & Fuel delivery Courtesy transportation - Applies when vehicle is left at participating dealer for warranty covered repairs (see dealer for details)

Other Specs

Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 9.6
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 525
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 105
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A