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1992 Chevrolet Cavalier

   
 
Chevrolet Cavalier Features and Specs

Features & Specs

  • Engine 2.2 L Inline 4-cylinder
  • Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive
  • Transmission 3-speed Automatic
  • Horse Power 110 hp @ 5200 rpm
  • Fuel Economy 21/29 mpg
  • Bluetooth No
  • Navigation No
  • Heated Seats No
 

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  • What's New for 1992

    ABS is standard, and base engines are bumped 15 horsepower to 110. RS and Z24 convertibles are back after two-year hiatus. Automatic door…

 
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  Average Consumer Rating (25 total reviews)


Sold it as quickly as

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Vehicle: 1992 Chevrolet Cavalier Z24 2dr Coupe

In 1998 I saw a used 1992 Z24 for $10K w/15K miles on it. I figured it would be a deal. I got it at a dealership and an extended warranty with it. The problems started immediately with the heater core going out. When changing the oil antifreeze was present so they changed the head gasket, That didn't work so they replaced the water pump. It started blowing water through the head gasket so they took it apart, told me they determined the head was warped and placed the blame on me. I called the service manager on the carpet for than but got nowhere. The 3.1 V6 is notoriously a pig and underpowered as well as having coolant problems. 3rd gear went out in the auto trans. What a jalopy.




Very dependable

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Vehicle: 1992 Chevrolet Cavalier RS 4dr Sedan

Car has 246,000 miles with no major issues except for normal maintence like tune ups and tires. Still runs like new and had no problem going through the sniffer.




Great car

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Vehicle: 1992 Chevrolet Cavalier VL 4dr Sedan

Car was bought with 158,000 by my dad, for my first car! Car got me where ever I needed to go, when ever I needed to go. Never hesitated to start, even in the winter. Heater stinks though. On high, warm air drifted out of the car. I had to let it warm up in the winter for about 30 minutes. Car was extremely rusted, but never failed to get me where I wanted. I now own a '96 Neon, and I was more impressed with my Cavalier. It was faster, and ten times more reliable.



 
 
 
Gas Mileage

EPA-Rated MPG

  • 22
  • cty
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  • 33
  • highway
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Full 1992 Chevrolet Cavalier Review

What's New for 1992

ABS is standard, and base engines are bumped 15 horsepower to 110. RS and Z24 convertibles are back after two-year hiatus. Automatic door locks are added. VL and RS models get new wheelcovers. Z24 trades performance tires for touring.

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pc8051
pc8051
02-07-2009
Ok, I have owned 2 cavaliers in my time. I started with a 1992 cav with a 2.2L engine in 1994 with only 28,000 on it. Ran it till sept of 2000 when the head gasket finally gave up the ghost. Worst par...


dragonman2
dragonman2
07-26-2008
Is it possible to transplant the 2.2 engine from a Corsica into a 1997 Cavalier.Is it a direct fit or what modifications do I need to make? What about the computers ? Which one do I use? Thank you fo...


carol98
carol98
02-16-2014
1992 Chevy cavalier 3.1 engine 5 speedneed to know which relay switches to check for the fuel pump and where there located...