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2001 Chevrolet Camaro

   
 
Chevrolet Camaro Features and Specs

Features & Specs

  • Engine 3.8 L V 6-cylinder
  • Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive
  • Transmission 5-speed Manual
  • Horse Power 200 hp @ 5200 rpm
  • Fuel Economy 17/29 mpg
  • Bluetooth No
  • Navigation No
  • Heated Seats No
 

Review of the 2001 Chevrolet Camaro

  • If poor visibility, questionable build quality, and a cheapo interior don't bother you, the Camaro is as fast as it gets for under $30K.

  • Safety
  • Pros

    Fun (Base), fast (Z28), furious (SS).

  • Cons

    Chrysler Concorde front styling, cheapo interior materials, boy-racer image.

  • What's New for 2001

    More horsepower is on tap for the Z28, newly-styled chrome 16" wheels are a new option for base and Z28 models and Sunset Orange Metallic…

 
What Others Are Saying

Customer Reviews

  Average Consumer Rating (61 total reviews)


Fun to drive, reliable enough

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Vehicle: 2001 Chevrolet Camaro 2dr Convertible (3.8L 6cyl 5M)

Love this car. Affordable, good looks. Some of the best suspension for a factory vehicle. Engine and transmission are great. Handles great. NOTE: front wheels are toe'd out (easily adjusted) which makes for great cornering but on the highway the tires will grab any surface imperfections and go that direction. Makes the driver pay attention. Convertible top works flawlessly and the material that it is made out of is excellent. Material is like a heavy canvas with good texture and looks. Common to this model: window motors burning out because of low voltage. I installed an aftermarket window motor wiring kit.




Super fun gas saver

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Vehicle: 2001 Chevrolet Camaro 2dr Convertible (3.8L 6cyl 5M)

I bought this Camaro with 100K on it. It runs and looks new. It was owned by a preacher's daughter (really) and she babied it. I wanted a car that was better on gas than my 4x4 F150. This Camaro has been turning in mpg between 28 and 31 in mixed town and interstate driving. I had in mind of buying some boring 'old guy' car like a Buick Century. This lil Camaro is so much more better looking, more fun and better mpg to boot. I love this car.




Very solid all around muscle

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Vehicle: 2001 Chevrolet Camaro Z28 2dr Hatchback (5.7L 8cyl 4A)

I purchased my 2001 Camaro SS back in 2004; it was 3 years old, and had 18k miles. The original owner purchased it and hardly drove it, as he had several cars. The car has t-tops, LS1, and a 6 spd manual trans. The car has more power than most need in stock form; in modified form, it can make a lot more. The LSI engine is bulletproof (if you maintain it) and fairly ecomomical for a large V-8. I have made several 600-700 mile road trips on the highway, and averaged 25-27 mpg! The 6 spd has a double overdrive, so at a steady 70-75 mph, in 6th gear, it is only turning @1500 rpm on the tach (it idles at 850 rpm)! The car is well built, and has no rattles or leaks (it has 48K miles).



 
 
 
Gas Mileage

EPA-Rated MPG

  • 17
  • cty
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  • 29
  • highway
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Full 2001 Chevrolet Camaro Review

What's New for 2001

More horsepower is on tap for the Z28, newly-styled chrome 16" wheels are a new option for base and Z28 models and Sunset Orange Metallic is added to the list of colors.

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ls973
ls973
03-26-2013
I havent heard anything back from the dealer. But this is my second Camaro from them and they were great durning my time with my last 2010 Camaro I had for over 3 years and it was a perfect car, no is...


I drove so many cars and trucks I can't even remember! I drove a 2001 Corvette Convertible and that was quite a drive...that car is a beast but handles like a champ! The Camaro Z28 is pure brute force...


nyccarguy
nyccarguy
09-14-2009
I'd like to first say to all who have pruchased a new 2010 Camaro - CONGRATULATIONS! It is a really sick looking car with a commanding presence on the road. I love the design & of course the ava...