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1997 Chevrolet Cavalier Sedan

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1997 4dr LS
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By joek
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1997 Chevrolet Cavalier Sedan LS 4dr Sedan


Review

Haven't had a bad experience other than one of the cooling fan wires shorted out and had to be replaced. Reliable, excellent on gas and runs good. I woulnd't recommend it as a 'family' car, but it's cheap and easy to maintain and works really well as general transportation.


Favorite Features

Fuel economy, 4 speed, cruise control, tilt wheel


Suggested Improvements

On the 2.2L, put the oil filter where you can actually get to it! Had to remove the right front wheel to get to it! Whoever designed that has it in for the DIY's.


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97 Cavalier
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By Joe
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1997 Chevrolet Cavalier Sedan LS 4dr Sedan


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Just bought it as a work car. Only had 54,000 miles on it, so not a bad deal. To me the interior is very reminiscent of the 1980s and early 1990s Cavaliers. Most everything seems to be in a logical location. I like the fact that it's cheap, easy to maintain and it's decent on gas. I've driven Cavaliers before, and never had any trouble with them! Although I had forgotten about the loud, droning exhaust note from those GM 4-bangers.


Favorite Features

Cost to operate and maintain


Suggested Improvements

Would like another cup holder up front!


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really is a okay car
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By natalie8
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1997 Chevrolet Cavalier Sedan LS 4dr Sedan


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i have to say i think it is a okay car. i havent had any problems out of it yet!. i think it depends on how you keep a car up. the only thing i dont like is it needs more room and i wish mine had another cup holder in the front.


Favorite Features

good on gas


Suggested Improvements

needs more room


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By clh
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1997 Chevrolet Cavalier Sedan 4dr Sedan


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comfortable car nice looking but too frequently in the shop for many minor problems


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Average car
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By johnjohnjohn
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1997 Chevrolet Cavalier Sedan LS 4dr Sedan


Review

Make sure you obtain an extended warranty. After 3 years, this car starts to have problems.


Favorite Features

Power and interior fetures


Suggested Improvements

5 year warranty at no extra cost. water and fuel pump needs to last longer.


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