1997 Chevrolet Cavalier Z24, 1998 MY US

This automobile has a 2 door coupé type body with a front mounted engine powering the front wheels. It is powered by a naturally aspirated engine of 2.4 litre capacity. This powerplant features double overhead camshaft valve gear, 4 cylinder layout, and 4 valves per cylinder. It develops 150 bhp (152 PS/112 kW) of power at 5600 rpm, and maximum torque of 210 N·m (155 lb·ft/21.4 kgm) at 4400 rpm. The engine drives the wheels via a 5 speed manual gearbox. The stated kerb weight is 1247 kg.

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Key facts

1997 Chevrolet Cavalier Z24, 1998 MY US information summary

What body style?
2 door fixed-head coupé with 4/5 seats
How long?
4590 mm
How heavy?
1247 kg
What size engine?
2.4 litre, 2392 cm3
How many cylinders?
4, Straight
How much power?
152 PS / 150 bhp / 112 kW @ 5600 rpm
How much torque?
210 Nm / 155 ft.lb / 21.4 kgm @ 4400 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 5M 2190 cm3 117 PS 115 bhp 86 kW 1193 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
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 Z24 data
Applicable to the USA domestic market(s).
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater fixed-head coupé
Number of doors2
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 1745 mm 68.7 inches
Height 1346 mm 53 inches
Ground clearance 145 mm 5.7 inches
length:wheelbase ratio 1.74
Kerb weight 1247 kg 2749 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 LD9
Cylinders Straight 4
Capacity 2.4 litre
2392 cc
(145.969 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 90 × 94 mm
3.54 × 3.7 in
Bore/stroke ratio 0.96
Valve gear double overhead camshaft (DOHC)
4 valves per cylinder
16 valves in total
maximum power output
(SAEnet)
152 PS (150 bhp) (112 kW)
at 5600 rpm
Specific output
(SAEnet)
62.7 bhp/litre
1.03 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(SAEnet)
210 Nm (155 ft·lb) (21.4 kgm)
at 4400 rpm
Specific torque
(SAEnet)
87.79 Nm/litre
1.06 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction cast iron block; aluminium head
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 9.5:1
Fuel system SFi
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1103.2 kPa (160 psi)
Maximum RPM 6500 rpm
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 598 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 121.96 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
89.7 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
120.29 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.05 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 11.15 kg/kW
18.62 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 2.600
Turning circle 11.30 m
Front suspension I.MS.CS.ARB.
Rear suspension I.TA.CS.ARB.
Wheel size front 6 x 16
Wheel size rear 6 x 16
Tyres front P205/55 R 16
Tyres rear P205/55 R 16
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 3.94
general
Carfolio.com ID105710
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 20.1
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1997 Chevrolet Cavalier Z24 added 2003-01-26.
Last modified 2013-02-28.