1997 Chevrolet Cavalier, 1998 MY US

Chevrolet Cavalier is a car that has a 4 door saloon (sedan) body style with a front mounted engine delivering power to the front wheels. Its engine is a naturally aspirated petrol, 2.2 litre, overhead valve 4 cylinder with 2 valves per cylinder. In this application it develops 115 bhp (117 PS/86 kW) of power at 5000 rpm, and maximum torque of 183 N·m (135 lb·ft/18.7 kgm) at 3600 rpm. A 5 speed manual transmission transmits the power to the wheels. Its claimed weight at the kerb is 1193 kg.

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1997 Chevrolet Cavalier, 1998 MY US information summary

What body style?
4 door sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
4590 mm
How heavy?
1193 kg
What size engine?
2.2 litre, 2190 cm3
How many cylinders?
4, Straight
How much power?
117 PS / 115 bhp / 86 kW @ 5000 rpm
How much torque?
183 Nm / 135 ft.lb / 18.7 kgm @ 3600 rpm

Chevrolet Cavalier models

Chevrolet Cavalier -
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 5M 2198 cm3 142 PS 140 bhp 104 kW 1214 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 4A 2198 cm3 142 PS 140 bhp 104 kW
Chevrolet Cavalier Coupé -
2 door fixed-head coupé FF 5M 2198 cm3 142 PS 140 bhp 104 kW 1187 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FF 4A 2198 cm3 142 PS 140 bhp 104 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FF 5M 2392 cm3 152 PS 150 bhp 112 kW 1188 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FF 4A 2392 cm3 152 PS 150 bhp 112 kW 1188 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 3A 2190 cm3 117 PS 115 bhp 86 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 4A 2190 cm3 117 PS 115 bhp 86 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FF 5M 2190 cm3 117 PS 115 bhp 86 kW 1172 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FF 3A 2190 cm3 117 PS 115 bhp 86 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 4A 2392 cm3 152 PS 150 bhp 112 kW
Chevrolet Cavalier Z24 -
2 door fixed-head coupé FF 5M 2392 cm3 152 PS 150 bhp 112 kW 1247 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FF 4A 2190 cm3 122 PS 120 bhp 89 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FF 5M 2392 cm3 152 PS 150 bhp 112 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FF 5M 2190 cm3 122 PS 120 bhp 89 kW 1287 kg
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FF 4A 2190 cm3 122 PS 120 bhp 89 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FF 4A 2190 cm3 122 PS 120 bhp 89 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 4A 2392 cm3 152 PS 150 bhp 112 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FF 4A 2392 cm3 152 PS 150 bhp 112 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 4A 2190 cm3 122 PS 120 bhp 89 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FF 5M 2392 cm3 152 PS 150 bhp 112 kW 1265 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FF 5M 2189 cm3 122 PS 120 bhp 89 kW 1187 kg
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FF 4A 2190 cm3 122 PS 120 bhp 89 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FF 5M 2190 cm3 122 PS 120 bhp 89 kW 1187 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FF 3A 2190 cm3 122 PS 120 bhp 89 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 5M 2190 cm3 122 PS 120 bhp 89 kW 1214 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 3A 2190 cm3 122 PS 120 bhp 89 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FF 5M 2261 cm3 152 PS 150 bhp 112 kW

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1997 Chevrolet Cavalier data
Applicable to the USA domestic market(s).
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors4
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2644 mm 104.1 inches
Track/tread (front) 1463 mm 57.6 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1433 mm 56.4 inches
Length 4590 mm 180.7 inches
Width 1725 mm 67.9 inches
Height 1389 mm 54.7 inches
Ground clearance 145 mm 5.7 inches
length:wheelbase ratio 1.74
Kerb weight 1193 kg 2630 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 57.6 litres 12.7 UK Gal 15.2 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer GM
Engine code LN2
Cylinders Straight 4
Capacity 2.2 litre
2190 cc
(133.642 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 89 × 88 mm
3.5 × 3.46 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.01
Valve gear overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
8 valves in total
maximum power output
(SAEnet)
117 PS (115 bhp) (86 kW)
at 5000 rpm
Specific output
(SAEnet)
52.5 bhp/litre
0.86 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(SAEnet)
183 Nm (135 ft·lb) (18.7 kgm)
at 3600 rpm
Specific torque
(SAEnet)
83.56 Nm/litre
1.01 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction cast iron block; aluminium head
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 9:1
Fuel system SFi
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1050.1 kPa (152.3 psi)
Maximum RPM 6000 rpm
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 547.5 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter Y
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed
Power-to-weight ratio 97.74 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
71.88 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
96.4 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.04 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 13.91 kg/kW
23.24 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres/100km
km/litre
UK MPG
US MPG
Carbon dioxide emissions
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ?
VED band (UK)
CO2 Effizienz (DE)
chassis
Engine position front
Engine layout transverse
Drive wheels front wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
Steering power assisted rack & pinion
turns lock-to-lock 2.680
Turning circle 11.30 m
Front suspension I.MS.CS.ARB.
Rear suspension I.TA.CS.ARB.
Wheel size front 6 x 14
Wheel size rear 6 x 14
Tyres front P195/70 R 14
Tyres rear P195/70 R 14
Brakes F/R VeDi/Dr-S-ABS
Front brake diameter 260 mm
Rear brake diameter 200 mm
Braked area 1732 cm2
Gearbox 5 speed manual
Top gear ratio 0.74
Final drive ratio 3.58
general
Carfolio.com ID105699
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 19.6
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1997 Chevrolet Cavalier added 2003-01-27.
Last modified 2013-02-28.