General Comments: I have loved this car for the last 10 years. Vibrates when idling - have to put it into neutral to stop it. Anti-lock Brakes often engage at irregular times. Panel under steering column rattles occasionally. Runs at high temperatures, but coolant levels seem to be fine. Perfect car if you like to drive aggressively on a budget.
It could again be mated to either a five-speed manual or the three-speed automatic. Rust has taken over one side. A supercharger kit raised the horsepower of the Cavalier to a whopping 190 hp. It was dropped after an improved dual-bit single key system was introduced for the 1995 model year and redesign. The sportiest of the Cavalier trim packages was the Z24, which featured a standard V6 engine when the Cavalier was offered in the V6.
Minor changes for 1991 also included the Alpha Tech ignition lock cylinder, which incorporated a dual-bit key that was larger and thicker in size in comparison to the old single-bit lock cylinder system that had been used for years. Model year 1994 Year of manufacture 1994 First year of ownership 2006 Most recent year of ownership 2006 Engine and transmission 2. Year of manufacture 1994 First year of ownership 2001 Most recent year of ownership 2002 Engine and transmission 2. Leaks anti-freeze often especially after I put it in park. The 1994 Chevy Cavalier had a stronger base and a new unlock feature for its standard automatic door locks as the entered its 13th model year.
It's developed on the same platform as the first generation Cruze, the , and uses the 1. The handling is great and it runs well in the snow. The new self-aligning steering wheel was designed so as to reduce injuries in a collision by bending to conform to the driver's chest. Faults: I had to have the head gasket replaced, but it was done cheaply without having to take everything apart at about 100K. Model year 1994 Year of manufacture 1993 First year of ownership 2000 Most recent year of ownership 2007 Engine and transmission 2. The first generation of Cavaliers offered five body styles, including a 2-door sedan and convertible, a 3-door hatchback and a 4-door sedan and station wagon. Although my wipers stopped working about 205,000kms and my signals stop flashing from time to time, but it runs awesome.
Year of manufacture 1994 First year of ownership 2001 Most recent year of ownership 2002 Engine and transmission 3. The option for a , which had been available in the first and second generation, was dropped and replaced by a new four-cylinder of similar power output. The Z24 was the trim package used for the convertible bodies of the Cavalier because of its sporty look and feel. Base engine was again a 2. The lock system was intended to be a stronger deterrent to vehicle theft, but constant problems were reported with the lock jamming. In 1995, the Cavalier was remodeled for a third time, featuring 2-door coupe and convertible bodies, along with a 4-door sedan.
Vehicles produced from February through December 1998 were available with a leather interior equipped with an automatic transmission only. A compact car, the Cavalier had three distinct generations of production lines that featured a variety of body styles, from two-door convertibles to four-door station wagons. All models featured wheels borrowed from the. Replaced the brakes and rotors at a cost of 80. Due to higher than typically average costs, a fair number of these vehicles are re-exported as Japanese used cars, most notably to Australia and New Zealand. Also, check our for step-by-step.
From 1993 on, the sibling marques were both offered, much in the same way as in the United States. Deliveries started in September, with almost 10,000 units sold in its first month, but there are indications the Cavalier cannibalizes sales of the similarly priced first generation Cruze, which continues to be sold in China. Sometimes, especially in the rain, but not always, when I turn the high beams on, the headlights will shut off completely. The primary mission of the Chevy Cavalier was to provide car buyers with an efficient family automobile. This resulted in different trunk designs for the coupe and sedan. Front end damage from rear ending a Porsche Boxster. I put 215 width tires on it 195 originally giving it much better handling.
It's also fun to surprise a brand new V6 Eclipse or one of those styled out Honda's at a stoplight when you beat them and they thought you had a little four cylinder. Of course, I have replaced the tires, brakes, plugs, gaskets, etc. The convertible was dropped from availability to prevent internal competition with a planned. General Comments: The engine was rebuilt before I bought the car, at probably around 80,000 miles. Costs to much to replace an old one from 1994. It did have anti-lock brakes, however -- as standard equipment -- something most other small cars offered only as an expensive option if at all.
Lots of fun to drive. Not sure its worth all the money I've put into it. The first generation of Cavaliers offered five body styles, including a 2-door sedan and convertible, a 3-door hatchback and a 4-door sedan and station wagon. A supercharger kit raised the horsepower of the Cavalier to a whopping 190 hp. Running premium fuel since I got it has restored power and gas mileage, also killed the knocks and pings. The sportiest of the Cavalier trim packages was the Z24, which featured a standard V6 engine when the Cavalier was offered in the V6.
Check out these reports, which include safety recalls and trouble spots. The bottom drivers side door has rusted out and I need a whole new door. But that comes with any vehicle. Yes Review Date: 29th August, 2002 Year of manufacture 1994 First year of ownership 2002 Most recent year of ownership 2002 Engine and transmission 3. One criticism often levied at the Cavalier was the sub-par materials used for passenger features, such as seats and the dashboard design, but these choices contributed to the Cavalier's affordable price. General Comments: I like this car.