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Chevrolet Lumina 3.8

(1996 model)

Brief specs of 1996 Chevrolet Lumina 3.8

petrol (gasoline) 6-cylinder 12-valve V engine, 3789 cm3 / 231.2 cu in / 231.2 cu in, 149.0 kW / 199.8 hp / 199.8 hp @ 5200 rpm / 5200 rpm / 5200 rpm, 311.0 N·m / 229.4 lb·ft / 229.4 lb·ft @ 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)ChevroletIssued from1996
ModelLumina 3.8Issued until
SerieLuminaNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerGeneral Motor CompanyCountryUS,BR,KR,ZA

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors
Bodywork typeNumber of seats
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)5020 l / 177.28 cu ft / 177.28 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length5110 mm / 201.2 in / 201.2 inTotal (curb) weight1530 kg / 3373 lb / 3373 lb
Width1850 mm / 72.8 in / 72.8 inDry weight
Height1400 mm / 55.1 in / 55.1 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2740 mm / 107.9 in / 107.9 inGross (max.) weight
Track frontTowing weight
Track rearWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearance170 mm / 6.7 in / 6.7 inFuel capacity
Length/wheelbase ratio1.86  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)0.5Frontal area (A)2.20 m2 / 23.7 sq ft / 23.7 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)1.10 m2 / 11.8 sq ft / 11.8 sq ft (est.)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)27.4 kW / 36.7 hp / 36.7 hp (est.)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders6
Engine TypeV engine (V6)Total number of valves12
Engine ManufacturerValves per cylinder2
Engine constructionBore96.5 mm / 3.80 in / 3.80 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke86.4 mm / 3.40 in / 3.40 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1.12
Fuel supplyInjectionEngine displacement3789 cm3 / 231.2 cu in / 231.2 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity631.91 cm3/cylinder / 38.562 cu in/cylinder / 38.562 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignCompression ratio
SumpMax. output power149.0 kW / 199.8 hp / 199.8 hp at 5200 rpm / 5200 rpm / 5200 rpm
AspirationMax. torque311.0 N·m / 229.4 lb·ft / 229.4 lb·ft at 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)59.6 kW / 79.9 hp / 79.9 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output39.3 kW/l / 0.864 bhp/cu in / 0.864 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque82.1 N·m/l / 0.72 lb·ft/cu in / 0.72 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typeNumber of gears
Wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio
  Final gear (drive) ratio

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio132.5 kW/ton / 100.4 bhp/ton / 100.4 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/hFuel consumption, City (urban)
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h)Fuel consumption, Road (extra-urban)
Acceleration 80-120 km/h (50-70 mph) in topFuel consumption, Mixed (combined)
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions
  Range

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmentlongitudinal
SteeringSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle12.0 m / 39.4 ft / 39.4 ft
Suspension frontSuspension rear
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres front205/70-R15Tyres rear205/70-R15
Brakes frontBrakes rear
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Chevrolet Lumina 3.8

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