1996 Chevrolet Lumina Sedan, 1997 MY US

The Lumina Sedan is a front wheel drive saloon (sedan) motor vehicle with a front mounted engine, manufactured by Chevrolet. Its 3.1 litre engine is a naturally aspirated, overhead valve, 6 cylinder unit that produces 160 bhp (162 PS/119 kW) of power at 5200 rpm, and maximum torque of 251 N·m (185 lb·ft/25.6 kgm) at 4000 rpm. Power is transmitted to the wheels via a 4 speed automatic transmission. The stated kerb weight is 1644 kg.

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1996 Chevrolet Lumina Sedan, 1997 MY US information summary

What body style?
4 door sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
5103 mm
How heavy?
1644 kg
What size engine?
3.1 litre, 3135 cm3
How many cylinders?
6, V
How much power?
162 PS / 160 bhp / 119 kW @ 5200 rpm
How much torque?
251 Nm / 185 ft.lb / 25.6 kgm @ 4000 rpm
How economical?
20/29/23 US MPG city/highway/combined

Chevrolet Lumina models

Chevrolet Lumina Sedan -
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 4A 3135 cm3 177 PS 175 bhp 130 kW 1510 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 4A 3791 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW 1551 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 4A 3135 cm3 162 PS 160 bhp 119 kW 1510 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 4A 3350 cm3 218 PS 215 bhp 160 kW 1530 kg
sedan/​saloon FF 3A 2471 cm3 106 PS 105 bhp 78 kW 1460 kg
sedan/​saloon FF 5M 3350 cm3 213 PS 210 bhp 157 kW 1541 kg

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1996 Chevrolet Lumina Sedan data
Applicable to the USA domestic market(s).
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors4
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2731 mm 107.5 inches
Track/tread (front) 1511 mm 59.5 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1499 mm 59 inches
Length 5103 mm 200.9 inches
Width 1842 mm 72.5 inches
Height 1402 mm 55.2 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.87
Kerb weight 1644 kg 3624 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 62.9 litres 13.8 UK Gal 16.6 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer GM
Engine code L82
Cylinders V 6 in 60° vee
Capacity 3.1 litre
3135 cc
(191.309 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 89 × 84 mm
3.5 × 3.31 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.06
Valve gear overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
12 valves in total
maximum power output
(SAE net)
162 PS (160 bhp) (119 kW)
at 5200 rpm
Specific output
(SAE net)
51 bhp/litre
0.84 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(SAE net)
251 Nm (185 ft·lb) (25.6 kgm)
at 4000 rpm
Specific torque
(SAE net)
80.06 Nm/litre
0.97 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction cast iron block; aluminum head
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 9.6:1
Fuel system SFI
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1006.1 kPa (145.9 psi)
Maximum RPM 6000 rpm
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 522.5 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 98.68 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
72.57 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
97.32 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.04 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 13.78 kg/kW
23.02 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption 20/29/23 US MPG city/highway/combined
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres/100km11.8/8.1/10.2 l/100km city/highway/combined
km/litre8.5/12.3/9.8 km/l city/highway/combined
UK MPG24.0/34.8/27.6 UK MPG city/highway/combined
US MPG20.0/29.0/23.0 US MPG city/highway/combined
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
Front suspension I.MS.CS.ARB.
Rear suspension I.MS.CS.ARB.
Wheel size front 6 x 15
Wheel size rear 6 x 15
Tyres front P205/70 R 15
Tyres rear P205/70 R 15
Brakes F/R Di/Dr-S
Front brake diameter 267 mm
Rear brake diameter 225 mm
Braked area 2363 cm2
Gearbox 4 speed automatic
Top gear ratio 0.7
Final drive ratio 3.33
general
Carfolio.com ID171732
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 29.5
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1996 Chevrolet Lumina Sedan added 2008-03-27.
Last modified 2013-02-28.