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Chevrolet
Cavalier
1996
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1996 Chevrolet Cavalier Specs & Safety

The table below shows all 1996 Chevrolet Cavalier specs by style, including MPG (fuel economy), transmission details, and interior and exterior dimensions. Additionally, find 1996 Chevrolet Cavalier warranty and reliability information, such as limits on bumper-to-bumper coverage and major components.
MSRP *
$10,715
Invoice *
$10,125
Engine
2.2L I-4 120 HP 130.0 ft.lbs. @ 4,000 rpm
Transmission
5-spd man w/OD / 3-spd auto
Fuel Economy City
25.0 mpg
Fuel Economy Hwy
37.0 mpg
Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles
36/36,000
Engine
2.2L I-4 120 HP 130.0 ft.lbs. @ 4,000 rpm
Transmission
5-spd man w/OD / 3-spd auto
Alternator
105 amp
Battery
525 amp
Axle Ratio
3.58 / 3.18
Recommended Fuel Type
regular unleaded
Fuel Tank
15.2 gal.
Front Anti-Roll Bar
front anti-roll bar
Brakes
front disc/rear drum
Front Tires
P195/65SR15.0BSW AS
Front Seat Type
bucket
Front Driver Seat Direction Controls
2-way
Easy Entry
rear seat easy entry
Front Passenger Seat Direction Controls
2-way
Rear Seats
full
Seat Trim
cloth
Door Trim
cloth
Floor Mats
carpeted front & rear
Sunroof
power
Glove Box
glove box
Floor Console
full
Cargo Net
cargo net
Cargo Light
cargo light
Radio
AM/FM stereo
CD
single
Speakers
performance
Cruise Control
cruise control
Door Locks
power
Remote Keyless Entry
keyfob (all doors)
Trunk/Hatch/Door Release
power
Front Windows
power
Rear Windows
power
Front Windshield Wipers
variable intermittent
Rear Windshield Wiper
variable intermittent
Rear Defroster
rear defroster
Anti-Lock Brakes (ABS)
4-wheel anti-lock brakes (ABS)
Daytime Running Lights
daytime running lights
Front Impact Airbags
driver and passenger
Door Count
2 doors
Exterior Length
180.3 "
Exterior Width
67.4 "
Exterior Height
53.2 "
Wheelbase
104 "
Curb Weight
2,617 lbs.
Mud Flaps
front and rear
Bumpers
body-colored
Bodyside Moldings
body-colored
Exterior Mirrors
manual remote driver / dual power remote
Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles
36/36,000
Corrosion Perforation Months/Miles
72/100,000
Roadside Assistance Months/Miles
36/36,000

Safety Ratings

Below is the 1996 Chevrolet Cavalier 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.

Style
Frontal Rating

NHTSA rates vehicles on a scale of 1 to 5 stars.

Frontal Rating:

5% or less chance of injury

6% to 10% or less chance of injury

11% to 20% or less chance of injury

21% to 25% or less chance of injury

26% or greater chance of injury

Side Rating

NHTSA rates vehicles on a scale of 1 to 5 stars.

Side Rating:

10% or less chance of injury

11% to 20% or less chance of injury

21% to 35% or less chance of injury

36% to 45% or less chance of injury

46% or greater chance of injury

Safety data is not currently available from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. For a list of safety-related features, please check the Safety section.

Chevrolet Cavalier By Year

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