Chevrolet Monte Carlo LT, 2006 MY US

This vehicle has a 2 door coupé type body with a front positioned engine powering the front wheels. The 6 cylinder, overhead valve naturally aspirated engine has 2 valves per cylinder and a capacity of 3.9 litres. In this application it develops power and torque figures of 242 bhp (245 PS/180 kW) at 6000 rpm and 328 Nm (242 lbft/33.4 kgm) at 4800 rpm respectively. The engine delivers its power through to the wheels via a 4 speed automatic transmission. The claimed weight at the kerb is 1540 kg.

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Chevrolet Monte Carlo LT, 2006 MY US information summary

What body style?
2 door fixed-head coupé with 4/5 seats
How long?
4996 mm
How heavy?
1540 kg
What size engine?
3.9 litre, 3880 cm3
How many cylinders?
6, V
How much power?
245 PS / 242 bhp / 180 kW @ 6000 rpm
How much torque?
328 Nm / 242 ft.lb / 33.4 kgm @ 4800 rpm

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2006 Chevrolet Monte Carlo LT data
Applicable to the USA domestic market(s).
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater fixed-head coupé
Number of doors2
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2807 mm 110.5 inches
Track/tread (front) 1585 mm 62.4 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1562 mm 61.5 inches
Length 4996 mm 196.7 inches
Width 1852 mm 72.9 inches
Height 1417 mm 55.8 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.78
Kerb weight 1540 kg 3395 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 66.3 litres 14.6 UK Gal 17.5 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient 0.36
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer GM
Engine code LZ9
Cylinders V 6
Capacity 3.9 litre
3880 cc
(236.772 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 99 × 84 mm
3.9 × 3.31 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.18
Valve gear overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
12 valves in total
maximum power output 245 PS (242 bhp) (180 kW)
at 6000 rpm
Specific output 62.4 bhp/litre
1.02 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 328 Nm (242 ft·lb) (33.4 kgm)
at 4800 rpm
Specific torque 84.54 Nm/litre
1.02 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction cast iron block; aluminum head
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 9.8:1
Fuel system SFI
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1062.3 kPa (154.1 psi)
Maximum RPM 6400 rpm
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 646.67 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 159.33 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
117.18 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
157.14 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.07 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 8.53 kg/kW
14.25 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
Turning circle
Front suspension
Rear suspension
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front Goodyear Eagle LS2 P225/55 R 17
Tyres rear Goodyear Eagle LS2 P225/55 R 17
Brakes F/R VeDi/Di-S-ABS
Front brake diameter 303 mm
Rear brake diameter 278 mm
Braked area
Gearbox 4 speed automatic
Top gear ratio 0.7
Final drive ratio 3.29
general
Carfolio.com ID225643
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 36.5
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
2006 Chevrolet Monte Carlo LT added 2010-12-18.
Last modified 2013-02-28.