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Specs, Warranty & Reliability

The table below shows all 1997 Chevrolet Camaro specs by style, including MPG (fuel economy), transmission details, and interior and exterior dimensions. Additionally, find 1997 Chevrolet Camaro warranty and reliability information, such as limits on bumper-to-bumper coverage and major components.

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  • Overview
    MSRP *$16,215$17,970$20,115
    Invoice *$14,836$16,442$18,405
    EngineStandard:3.8L V-6 200 HP 225 ft.lbs. @ 4,000 rpmAvailable:5.7L V-8 285 HP 325 ft.lbs. @ 2,400 rpm3.8L V-6 200 HP 225 ft.lbs. @ 4,000 rpmStandard:5.7L V-8 285 HP 325 ft.lbs. @ 2,400 rpmAvailable:5.7L V-8 310 HP 325 ft.lbs. @ 2,400 rpm5.7L V-8 305 HP 325 ft.lbs. @ 2,400 rpm
    TransmissionStandard:5-spd man w/ODAvailable:6-spd man w/OD4-spd auto w/ODStandard:5-spd man w/ODAvailable:4-spd auto w/ODStandard:4-spd auto w/ODAvailable:6-spd man w/OD
    Fuel Economy City19.0 mpg19.0 mpg17.0 mpg
    Fuel Economy Hwy30.1 mpg30.1 mpg25.0 mpg
    Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles36/36,00036/36,00036/36,000
  • Powertrain
    EngineStandard:3.8L V-6 200 HP 225 ft.lbs. @ 4,000 rpmAvailable:5.7L V-8 285 HP 325 ft.lbs. @ 2,400 rpm3.8L V-6 200 HP 225 ft.lbs. @ 4,000 rpmStandard:5.7L V-8 285 HP 325 ft.lbs. @ 2,400 rpmAvailable:5.7L V-8 310 HP 325 ft.lbs. @ 2,400 rpm5.7L V-8 305 HP 325 ft.lbs. @ 2,400 rpm
    TransmissionStandard:5-spd man w/ODAvailable:6-spd man w/OD4-spd auto w/ODStandard:5-spd man w/ODAvailable:4-spd auto w/ODStandard:4-spd auto w/ODAvailable:6-spd man w/OD
    AlternatorAvailable:140 ampN/AN/A
    BatteryStandard:with run down protectionAvailable:525 amp with run down protectionwith run down protectionwith run down protection
    Axle RatioStandard:3.42Available:3.082.73Standard:3.42Available:3.08Standard:2.73Available:3.233.42
    Recommended Fuel Typeregular unleadedregular unleadedregular unleaded
    Fuel Tank15.5 gal.15.5 gal.15.5 gal.
    Exhauststainless steelstainless steelstainless steel with chrome tailpipe finish
    Drive Typerear-wheelrear-wheelrear-wheel
    Limited Slip DifferentialAvailable:limited slip differentialAvailable:limited slip differentialStandard:limited slip differentialAvailable:viscous
    Traction ControlAvailable:ABS & drivelineN/AAvailable:ABS & driveline
  • Steering and Suspension
    RideStandard:firmAvailable:sportfirmsport
    Front Anti-Roll Barfront anti-roll barfront anti-roll barfront anti-roll bar
    Front Springscoilcoilcoil
    Front ShocksN/AN/AAvailable:premiumbrand name
    Rear Anti-Roll Barrear anti-roll barrear anti-roll barrear anti-roll bar
    Rear Springscoilcoilcoil
    Rear ShocksN/AN/AAvailable:premiumbrand name
    Steeringrack & pinionrack & pinionrack & pinion
    BrakesStandard:front disc/rear drumAvailable:4-wheel discStandard:front disc/rear drumAvailable:4-wheel disc4-wheel disc
    Vented Disc BrakesStandard:frontAvailable:front and rearStandard:frontAvailable:front and rearfront and rear
    Wheels16.0 " steel16.0 " silver aluminum16.0 " silver aluminum
    Front TiresStandard:P215/60SR16.0BSW ASAvailable:P245/50ZR16.0BSW performance ASP235/55SR16.0BSW ASP235/55TR16.0BSW ASStandard:P235/55TR16.0BSW ASAvailable:P245/50ZR16.0BSW performance ASP245/50ZR16.0BSW performanceP235/55TR17.0BSW AS
    Spare Tire and Wheelcompact steelcompact steelcompact steel
  • Seating and Interior
    Seating Capacity444
    Front Seat Typebucketbucketbucket
    Front Headrestsfixedfixedfixed
    Front Armrestscenter w/storagecenter w/storagecenter w/storage
    Front Driver Seat Direction ControlsStandard:4-wayAvailable:8-way (4-way power)Standard:4-wayAvailable:8-way (4-way power)Standard:4-wayAvailable:8-way (4-way power)
    Front Passenger Seat Direction Controls4-way4-way4-way
    Rear Seatsfull benchfull benchfull bench
    Seat TrimStandard:clothAvailable:leatherStandard:clothAvailable:leatherStandard:clothAvailable:leather
    Door Trimclothclothcloth
    Headlinerfull clothfull clothfull cloth
    Floor Trimcarpetcarpetcarpet
    Floor Matscarpeted front & rearcarpeted front & rearcarpeted front & rear
    Gear Shift Knob TrimAvailable:leatherAvailable:leatherAvailable:leather
  • Comfort and Conveniences
    SunroofAvailable:manualAvailable:manualAvailable:manual
    Rearview Mirrorday-nightday-nightday-night
    Glove Boxlockinglockinglocking
    Dome Lightdome lightdome lightdome light
    Reading Lightsfrontfrontfront
    Floor Consolefullfullfull
    Cup Holderfrontfrontfront
    Door Binsdualdualdual
    Cargo Floor Trimcarpetedcarpetedcarpeted
    Trunk Lid Trimplasticplasticplastic
    Cargo Coverrigidrigidrigid
    Cargo Lightcargo lightcargo lightcargo light
    Front Air Conditioningmanualmanualmanual
    RadioStandard:AM/FM stereo, clock, seek-scanAvailable:AM/FM stereo, seek-scanAM stereo/FM stereo, seek-scanStandard:AM/FM stereo, clock, seek-scanAvailable:AM/FM stereo, seek-scanAM stereo/FM stereo, seek-scanStandard:AM/FM stereo, clock, seek-scanAvailable:AM/FM stereo, seek-scanAM stereo/FM stereo, seek-scan
    CDAvailable:singletrunk/cargo area mounted 6-discAvailable:singletrunk/cargo area mounted 6-discAvailable:singletrunk/cargo area mounted 6-disc
    Speakers444
    Radio Theft DeterrentAvailable:radio theft deterrentAvailable:radio theft deterrentAvailable:radio theft deterrent
    Antennafixedfixedfixed
    Cruise ControlAvailable:cruise controlAvailable:cruise controlAvailable:cruise control
    Door LocksStandard:manualAvailable:powerStandard:manualAvailable:powerStandard:manualAvailable:power
    Remote Keyless EntryAvailable:keyfob (all doors)Available:keyfob (all doors)Available:keyfob (all doors)
    Trunk/Hatch/Door ReleaseAvailable:keyfobpowerAvailable:keyfobpowerAvailable:keyfobpower
    Power Outlets222
    Retained Accessory Powerretained accessory powerretained accessory powerretained accessory power
    Instrument Displayanaloganaloganalog
    Tachometertachometertachometertachometer
    Oil Pressure Gaugeoil pressure gaugeoil pressure gaugeoil pressure gauge
    Water Temp Gaugeengine temperature gaugeengine temperature gaugeengine temperature gauge
    Volt Gaugevoltmeter gaugevoltmeter gaugevoltmeter gauge
    Trip Odometertrip odometertrip odometertrip odometer
    Steering Wheeltilt sporttilt sporttilt sport
    Steering Wheel MaterialAvailable:leatherAvailable:leatherAvailable:leather
    Front WindowsStandard:manualAvailable:powerStandard:manualAvailable:powerStandard:manualAvailable:power
    1-Touch OpenAvailable:driverAvailable:driverAvailable:driver
    Tinted Windowslightlightlight
    Front Windshield Wipersvariable intermittentvariable intermittentvariable intermittent
    Rear DefrosterAvailable:rear defrosterAvailable:rear defrosterAvailable:rear defroster
  • Safety
    Anti-Lock Brakes (ABS)4-wheel anti-lock brakes (ABS)4-wheel anti-lock brakes (ABS)4-wheel anti-lock brakes (ABS)
    Daytime Running Lightsdaytime running lightsdaytime running lightsdaytime running lights
    Center High Mounted Stop Lightcenter high mounted stop lightcenter high mounted stop lightcenter high mounted stop light
    Front Impact Airbagsdriver and passengerdriver and passengerdriver and passenger
    Ignition Disableimmobilizerimmobilizerimmobilizer
    Panic AlarmAvailable:panic alarmAvailable:panic alarmAvailable:panic alarm
    Security SystemAvailable:security systemAvailable:security systemAvailable:security system
  • Dimensions and Capacities
    Door Count2 doors2 doors2 doors
    Maximum Cargo Volume32.8 cu.ft.32.8 cu.ft.32.8 cu.ft.
    Exterior Length193.2 "193.2 "193.2 "
    Exterior Width74.1 "74.1 "74.1 "
    Exterior Height51.3 "51.3 "51.3 "
    Wheelbase101 "101 "101 "
    Front Tread61 "61 "61 "
    Rear Tread61 "61 "61 "
    Turning Radius20.3 '20.3 '20.3 '
    Curb Weight3,307 lbs.3,307 lbs.3,441 lbs.
    Max Trailer Weight1,000 lbs.1,000 lbs.1,000 lbs.
    Drag Coefficient.34.34.34
    Front Legroom43.0 "43.0 "43.0 "
    Rear Legroom26.8 "26.8 "26.8 "
    Front Headroom37.2 "37.2 "37.2 "
    Rear Headroom35.3 "35.3 "35.3 "
    Front Hiproom52.8 "52.8 "52.8 "
    Rear Hiproom44.4 "44.4 "44.4 "
    Front Shoulder Room57.4 "57.4 "57.4 "
    Rear Shoulder Room55.8 "55.8 "55.8 "
    Passenger Volume82 cu.ft.82 cu.ft.82 cu.ft.
    Interior Cargo Volume12.9 cu.ft.12.9 cu.ft.12.9 cu.ft.
    Interior Cargo Volume w/Seats Folded32.8 cu.ft.32.8 cu.ft.32.8 cu.ft.
  • Exterior Features
    Rear Spoilerwingwingwing
    Bumpersbody-coloredbody-coloredbody-colored
    Bodyside MoldingsAvailable:body-coloredAvailable:body-coloredAvailable:body-colored
    Rocker Panel ExtensionsN/Arocker panel extensionsN/A
    PaintmonotonemonotoneStandard:monotoneAvailable:monotone with stripe
    Exterior MirrorsStandard:manual remote driver, manual passengerAvailable:dual power remoteStandard:manual remote driver, manual passengerAvailable:dual power remoteStandard:manual remote driver, manual passengerAvailable:dual power remote
  • Warranty
    Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles36/36,00036/36,00036/36,000
    Major Components Months/Miles36/36,00036/36,00036/36,000
    Corrosion Perforation Months/Miles72/100,00072/100,00072/100,000
    Roadside Assistance Months/Miles36/36,00036/36,00036/36,000
    Accessories Months/Miles96/80,00096/80,00096/80,000
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Safety Rating

Below is the 1997 Chevrolet Camaro safety rating information and crash results as reported by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). The ratings are based on a star system and can vary by style.
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