2002 Chevrolet Cavalier
The Chevalier standard its get-go summate redesign in 1995, with expanded dimensions and more streamlined styling, winning fry pattern cues from the 4th Propagation Chevrolet Camaro, its larger buddy. Approximately of the staple styling cues remained withal, such as the bumper-integrated grill, the coupes’ swayback beltline, and the charcoal-colored bumpers on roughly Groundwork manakin cars. Coupe, saloon, and translatable options were offered, nevertheless the waggon modeling was replaced by an LS Saloon for the 3rd contemporaries which was equipt with superpower windows and ability doorway locks. The car now had the useable selection of 15 and 16 in wheels. By 1997, the Chevalier became the better marketing car inside the stallion GM card.
All useable engines were Inline-four locomotive. The selection for a V6 locomotive, which had been useable in the commencement and secondment coevals, was dropped and replaced by a new four-cylinder of interchangeable exponent turnout. Bag and RS models quieten maintained the 122 Pushrod four-cylinder locomotive (2.2 L OHV) of the premature models, which was mainly paired to a 3-speed reflexive, but was usable with 5-speed Manual in the two-door models, particularly the RS models. As of 1996 a new 4-speed machinelike became uncommitted in any reduce. The Z24 and LS translatable victimized the 2.3 L LD2 Quad-4 locomotive in 1995, but they standard a new locomotive in 1996, the 2.4 litre DOHC LD9. This locomotive produced 150 hp (112 kW) and 155 lb·ft (210 N·m) of torsion and was ill-used until 2002. In 2000, the car gained a fry rhytidectomy consisting of larger headlights and an improved grill, doomed the “CHEVROLET” schoolbook badge at the trunklid and gained a new “High-handed” badge on with new “fivesome rung” hubcaps. The 2.4-litre locomotive came paired banner with the Getrag F23 5-speed manual transmitting on the Z24 models, or with the optional 4-speed automatonlike on both the Z24 and the LS Models. The Z24 sole came in two-door coupe models until 2001 and featured a sport-tuned abatement, 16-inch tires, debase wheels and improved national electronics. Esthetically petty changed from the otc models differently a reason effects kit and taller back pamperer. In 2000 a 4-door Z24 Saloon debuted, featuring the like mechanism but having a less flashy personify. The Z24 trimness besides standard various former upgrades including a wider strawman tilt bar and FE2 Sports Hanging for bettor treatment characteristics, and less strong-growing ABS anti-lock braking arrangement. In 2001, the 3-speed robotic was dropped from the foot models weaponed with the 2.2-L, and the 4-speed robotlike became the chief offer crossways the total card, with 5-speed hush useable in the 2-door cars. Besides, the RS was replaced by the LS Fun demarcation, which featured the new Ecotec L61 motors (140 hp (104 kW) and 150 lb·ft (200 N·m) torsion). These engines improved fire saving, featuring the like translation as the GM 122 Pushrod Locomotive (2.2 L OHV) piece maintaining well-nigh of the might of the sr. LD9 motors. The new Ecotec motors replaced the GM 122 Pushrod Locomotive (2.2 L OHV) in groundwork models in 2003, and became the exclusive locomotive option in the integral High-handed line-up until 2005 when the Chevrolet Chevalier was replaced by the Chevrolet Co.
A GM Eaton M45 Supercharger kit was too offered for the Z24 passementerie besides. The supercharger kit was highly-developed and well-tried by World-wide Motors and could sole be installed at a GM monger. This rise increased execution substantially due to a coerce of 4.7 PSI which successively added around 40 hp (30 kW) and 40 lb·ft (54 N·m) of torsion step-up; fosterage the Z24’s ratings to about 190 hp (142 kW) and 195 lb·ft (264 N·m) of torsion.
The tierce genesis High-handed had two facelifts: a fry one in 2000 and a major one in 2003. 2003’s review included a new forepart and a unlike arse rhytidoplasty rod excogitation.
The third-generation Chevalier earned various low gobs in clangour tests by the Policy Found for Highway Safe and Interior Highway Dealings Refuge Judicature. Likewise, IIHS fatality risks statistics rated the High-handed among the “Highest rates of driver deaths,” with 150 (4 doorway) to 171 (2 doorway) driver deaths per zillion registered fomite eld. Ordinary for the High-handed grade (belittled) was 103 (4 threshold) to 134 (2 doorway) driver deaths per jillion registered fomite geezerhood.
The IIHS gave the 1995-2005 Chevalier a “Hapless” boilersuit scotch in their facade branch hit tryout.
About Cavaliers were reinforced at Lordstown Forum, although they birth besides been produced at Southward Gat Fabrication (1982 example class alone), Lansing Car Forum (1996-1998 coupes), Lansing Trade Heart (1996-2000 convertibles), Janesville Gathering, Ramos Arizpe, and Leeds Forum.
Yield terminated on October 6, 2005.
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