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Chevrolet Lumina 3.8

(2008 model)

Brief specs of 2008 Chevrolet Lumina 3.8

4-door 5-seater, petrol (gasoline) engine, DOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam), 3791 cm3 / 231.3 cu in / 231.3 cu in, 305.0 N·m / 225.0 lb·ft / 225.0 lb·ft @ 3600 rpm / 3600 rpm / 3600 rpm, automatic 4-speed transmission, rear wheel drive, 219 km/h / 136 mph / 136 mph top speed, consumption 11.6 l/100km / 24.4 mpg-UK / 20.3 mpg-US

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)ChevroletIssued from2008
ModelLumina 3.8Issued until
SerieLuminaNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerGeneral Motor CompanyCountryUS,BR,KR,ZA

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors4
Bodywork typeNumber of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)475 l / 16.77 cu ft / 16.77 cu ft
Passenger space (volume)2577 l / 91.01 cu ft / 91.01 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)475 l / 16.77 cu ft / 16.77 cu ft

Dimensions & Weight

Length4320 mm / 170.1 in / 170.1 inTotal (curb) weight1525 kg / 3362 lb / 3362 lb
WidthDry weight
Height1500 mm / 59.1 in / 59.1 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2790 mm / 109.8 in / 109.8 inGross (max.) weight
Track frontTowing weight1200 kg / 2646 lb / 2646 lb
Track rearWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity75 l / 16.5 UK gal / 19.8 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.55  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders
Engine Type Total number of valves
Engine ManufacturerValves per cylinder4
Engine constructionBore97.0 mm / 3.82 in / 3.82 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke86.0 mm / 3.39 in / 3.39 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1.13
Fuel supplyElectronic fuel injection (EFI)Engine displacement3791 cm3 / 231.3 cu in / 231.3 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity635.52 cm3/cylinder / 38.782 cu in/cylinder / 38.782 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignDOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam)Compression ratio9.4 : 1
SumpMax. output power at
AspirationMax. torque305.0 N·m / 225.0 lb·ft / 225.0 lb·ft at 3600 rpm / 3600 rpm / 3600 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)
CoolantSpecific output
Catalytic converterSpecific torque80.5 N·m/l / 0.70 lb·ft/cu in / 0.70 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typeautomaticNumber of gears4
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio
  Final gear (drive) ratio

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed219 km/h / 136 mph / 136 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio
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)11.6 l/100km / 24.4 mpg-UK / 20.3 mpg-US
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions271 g/km / 437 g/mi / 437 g/mi (est.)
  Range647 km / 402 mi / 402 mi

Chassis

Engine locationEngine alignment
SteeringSteering detailsPower assisted steering
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle
Suspension frontIndependentSuspension rearIndependent
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres front205/60-R15Tyres rear205/60-R15
Brakes frontBrakes rear
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsABS (anti-lock braking system), EBD (electronic brake-force distribution), ASC (automatic stabilisation control)Braked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Chevrolet Lumina 3.8

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