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Vehicle 1997 Chevrolet Cavalier 2dr Convertible LS 2012 Maserati GranTurismo Convertible
Body Style 2 Door Convertible LS Convertible/Luxury Coupe,CVT
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive n/a
EPA Classification Compact SUBCOMP
Turbo n/a N
Vehicle Cavalier n/a
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 68.7 n/a
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F 525 n/a
Maximum Capacity (amps) 105 n/a
Brake System
ABS System 4-Wheel n/a
Brakes Front Yes n/a
Drum Yes n/a
Drum Diam x Width (in) 7.87 x 1.77 n/a
Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.2 x 0.79 n/a
Type of Brakes Power n/a
Drive Train
City MPG n/a 13
Combined MPG n/a 15
Displacement (CC) 2.2L/133 4691
Driveline n/a RWD
EPA Fuel Economy Est (MPG) 25 n/a
Final Drive Ratio 3.63 3.73
Fuel Capacity (gal) 15.2 19.8
Fuel System SFI SEFI
Fuel Type n/a Gas
Gas Guzzler Tax n/a $2,100
Highway MPG n/a 20
Horsepower @ RPM 120 @ 5200 433@7600
Hwy EPA Fuel Economy Estimate (MPG) 34 n/a
PowerToWeightRatio n/a 10.1
RPM @ Peak Horsepower n/a 7600
Standard Transmission n/a 6 Speed Automatic
Torque @ RPM 130 @ 4000 361@4750
Total System Capacity (qts) 9.6 n/a
Transmission Speeds 4 6
Transmission Type Automatic w/OD, A
Transmission Type Description Line 2 Electronic n/a
Type of Engine Gas L4 4.7L V8
Valves n/a 32
Base Curb Weight (lb) 2899 n/a
Curb weight (lbs) n/a 4365
Overall Height (in) n/a 53.3
Overall Length (in) 180.7 192.2
Overall Width (in) 53.7 72.7
Wheelbase (in) 104.1 115.8
Interior - Cargo - Carrying
Liftover Height (in) 26.3 n/a
Trunk Volume (cu ft) 10.5 6.1
Interior - Passengers
Headroom front (in) 38.1 n/a
Hip room front (in) 50.0 n/a
Leg room front (in) 42.1 n/a
Passenger Volume 82.8 85
Seating Capacity - Maximum n/a 4
Seating capacity - Standard 5 4
Second seat head room (in) 37.6 n/a
Second seat hip room (in) 47.8 n/a
Second seat leg room (in) 32.6 n/a
Second seat shoulder room (in) 47.1 n/a
Shoulder room front (in) 53.9 n/a
Front suspension w/Coil Springs IND
Ground Clearance (in) 5.7 n/a
Rear shock absorber diameter (mm) 25 n/a
Rear Suspension Trailing Axle IND
Rear suspension type line 2 w/Coil Springs n/a
Shock Absorber Diameter (mm) 32 n/a
Stabilizer Bar Diameter (in) 0.79 n/a
Track Front 57.6 62.4
Track Rear 56.6 62.6
Tires and Wheels
Rear tire size P195/65R15 n/a
Rear wheel size (in) 15 x 6 n/a
Rear wheel type Steel n/a
Spare tire size T115/70D14 n/a
Spare wheel size (in) 14 x 4 n/a
Spare wheel type Steel n/a
Dead Weight Hitch-Max. Tongue Load N/A n/a
Tow Capacity Standard N/A n/a
Wt Distributing Hitch (lb) N/A n/a
Wt. Distributing Hitch-Max. Tongue Load N/A n/a
Turning Radius
Lock to Lock Turns 2.8 n/a
Steering Diameter Left 35.6 40.4
Steering Diameter Right n/a 40.4
Powertrain Miles n/a 50000
Powertrain Time (Months) n/a 48
Rust Time (Months) n/a 48
Warranty - Basic Miles n/a 50000
Warranty - Basic Time (Months) n/a 48

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