Compare 1997 Acura CL vs 1997 Chevrolet Camaro

1997 Acura CL
1997 Chevrolet Camaro
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2-Door Coupe 2.2L Automatic Base
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
CL 2-Door Coupe 2.2L Automatic Base 23 29 $20,358 $22,910
CL 2-Door Coupe 2.2L Automatic w/Premium Pkg 23 29 $21,291 $23,960
CL 2-Door Coupe 2.2L Manual Base 25 31 $19,647 $22,110
CL 2-Door Coupe 2.2L Manual w/Premium Pkg 25 31 $20,580 $23,160
CL 2-Door Coupe 3.0L Base 20 28 $22,313 $25,110
CL 2-Door Coupe 3.0L w/Premium Pkg 20 28 $23,512 $26,460
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2-Door Convertible
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Camaro 2-Door Convertible 19 30 $19,919 $21,770
Camaro 2-Door Convertible RS 19 30 $21,200 $23,170
Camaro 2-Door Convertible SS 16 27 $23,350 $25,520
Camaro 2-Door Convertible Z28 16 27 $23,350 $25,520
Camaro 2-Door Coupe 19 30 $14,836 $16,215
Camaro 2-Door Coupe R7C Pkg 19 30 $15,985 $17,470
Camaro 2-Door Coupe RS 19 30 $16,442 $17,970
Camaro 2-Door Coupe SS 16 27 $18,405 $20,115
Camaro 2-Door Coupe Z28 16 27 $18,405 $20,115
Pricing
Invoice Price
$20,358
$19,919
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$22,910
$21,770
Monthly Payment Estimate
$382 / month
$363 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
23 mpg 19 mpg
Highway
29 mpg 30 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Sub-Compact Subcompact
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in)
53.1 43.5
Front Leg Room (in)
42.9 43.0
Front Hip Room (in)
51.6 52.8
Second Leg Room (in)
31.0 26.8
Front Head Room (in)
37.4 38.0
Passenger Volume (ft³)
84.7 80.6
Second Hip Room (in)
47.6 43.7
Front Shoulder Room (in)
54.4 57.4
Second Head Room (in)
35.9 39.0
Passenger Capacity
5 4
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in)
54.7 52.0
Track Width, Rear (in)
59.1 60.6
Wheelbase (in)
106.9 101.1
Liftover Height (in)
-TBD- 35.1
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
70.1 74.1
Track Width, Front (in)
59.6 60.7
Min Ground Clearance (in)
4.33 4.0
Length, Overall (in)
190.0 193.2
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
11.98 7.6
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.2 x 0.39 NA
Brake Type
Pwr-Assisted Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA 9.5 x 2.0
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.2 x 0.91 10.7 x 1.26
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA Yes
Brake ABS System
Four-Wheel 4-wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
17.2 15.5
Steering
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Power Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.0 2.67
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
-TBD- 42.46
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
16.3 16.9
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
39.04 40.64
Tires
Spare Tire Size
Compact T125/70D15
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P205/55R16 P215/60R16
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P205/55R16 P215/60R16
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
-TBD- NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
-TBD- 100
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
-TBD- NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
-TBD- 1000
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3,064 3446
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
16" x 6.0" 16 x 7.5
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
16" x 6.0" 16 x 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact 15 x 4.0
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
7.2 13.6
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
90 105
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
-TBD- 690
Engine
Fuel System
PGM-FI SFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
147 @ 4500 225 @ 4000
Engine Order Code
NA L36
Displacement
2.2L/132 3.8L/231
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
145 @ 5500 200 @ 5200
Engine Type
Gas I4 Gas V6
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
29 30
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
23 19
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
2.736 3.75
Clutch Size (in)
NA - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.026 1.41
Trans Type
4 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA 0.72
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again
Electronic NA
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.047 3.53
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.483 2.19
Trans Order Code
NA MM5
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.285 3.23
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.674 1.00
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD, Manual w/OD
Summary
Body Style
2 Door Coupe 2 Door Convertible
Vehicle Name
Acura CL Chevrolet Camaro
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Double-Wishbone w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
-TBD- 36
Suspension Type - Front
Independent Independent SLA
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
0.59 0.67
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Double-Wishbone w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
-TBD- 46
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
1.07 1.18
Suspension Type - Rear
Independent Torque Arm

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