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Chevrolet Cavalier

(1998 model)

Brief specs of 1998 Chevrolet Cavalier

2-door 5-seater convertible (cabriolet), petrol (gasoline) 4-cylinder 16-valve straight (inline) engine, 2190 cm3 / 133.6 cu in / 133.6 cu in, 90.0 kW / 120.7 hp / 120.7 hp @ 5200 rpm / 5200 rpm / 5200 rpm, 183.0 N·m / 135.0 lb·ft / 135.0 lb·ft @ 3600 rpm / 3600 rpm / 3600 rpm, manual 5-speed transmission, front wheel drive, consumption 14.0 l/100km / 20.2 mpg-UK / 16.8 mpg-US

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)ChevroletIssued from1998
ModelCavalierIssued until
SerieCavalierNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerGeneral Motor CompanyCountryUS,BR,KR,ZA

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors2
Bodywork typeconvertible (cabriolet)Number of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)4420 l / 156.09 cu ft / 156.09 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)2269 l / 80.13 cu ft / 80.13 cu ft

Dimensions & Weight

Length4600 mm / 181.1 in / 181.1 inTotal (curb) weight1191 kg / 2626 lb / 2626 lb
Width1730 mm / 68.1 in / 68.1 inDry weight
Height1400 mm / 55.1 in / 55.1 inLoad capacity1417 kg / 3124 lb / 3124 lb
Wheelbase2570 mm / 101.2 in / 101.2 inGross (max.) weight2608 kg / 5750 lb / 5750 lb
Track frontTowing weight4264 kg / 9401 lb / 9401 lb
Track rearWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearance160 mm / 6.3 in / 6.3 inFuel capacity57 l / 12.5 UK gal / 15.1 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.79  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)2.06 m2 / 22.2 sq ft / 22.2 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders4
Engine Typestraight (inline) (Inline, 4 cylinder)Total number of valves16
Engine ManufacturerValves per cylinder4
Engine constructionBore89.1 mm / 3.51 in / 3.51 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke88.0 mm / 3.46 in / 3.46 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1.01
Fuel supplyInjectionEngine displacement2190 cm3 / 133.6 cu in / 133.6 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity548.69 cm3/cylinder / 33.483 cu in/cylinder / 33.483 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignCompression ratio9.0 : 1
SumpwetMax. output power90.0 kW / 120.7 hp / 120.7 hp at 5200 rpm / 5200 rpm / 5200 rpm
AspirationMax. torque183.0 N·m / 135.0 lb·ft / 135.0 lb·ft at 3600 rpm / 3600 rpm / 3600 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)36.0 kW / 48.3 hp / 48.3 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output41.1 kW/l / 0.903 bhp/cu in / 0.903 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque83.6 N·m/l / 0.73 lb·ft/cu in / 0.73 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears5
Wheel drivefront 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 ratio102.4 kW/ton / 77.6 bhp/ton / 77.6 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)14.0 l/100km / 20.2 mpg-UK / 16.8 mpg-US
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions328 g/km / 527 g/mi / 527 g/mi (est.)
  Range407 km / 253 mi / 253 mi

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmenttransverse
SteeringSteering detailsPower assisted steering.
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle11.0 m / 36.1 ft / 36.1 ft
Suspension frontSuspension rear
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres frontTyres rear
Brakes frontBrakes rear
Brake diameter front260 mm / 10.2 in / 10.2 inBrake diameter rear200 mm / 7.9 in / 7.9 in
Brakes detailsABS (anti-lock braking system)Braked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Chevrolet Cavalier

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