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2001 Chevrolet Cavalier

   
 
Chevrolet Cavalier Features and Specs

Features & Specs

  • Engine 2.2 L Inline 4-cylinder
  • Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive
  • Transmission 5-speed Manual
  • Horse Power 115 hp @ 5000 rpm
  • Fuel Economy 20/30 mpg
  • Bluetooth No
  • Navigation No
  • Heated Seats No
 

Review of the 2001 Chevrolet Cavalier

  • Most cars are re-engineered ever four or five years; the Cavalier hasn't been touched for almost a decade. We'll do the math for you: Buy something modern and leave this relic to the rental fleets.

  • Safety
  • Pros

    Affordably priced, roomy enough for a family of four, Z24 is a stylish and speedy low-buck sport coupe.

  • Cons

    You get what you pay for in terms of comfort and convenience, Z24 Convertible no longer available, poor build quality.

  • What's New for 2001

    Indigo Blue is added to the exterior palette. A CD player is made standard on the LS Sedan and Z24 Coupe. The Z24 Convertible has…

 
What Others Are Saying

Customer Reviews

  Average Consumer Rating (72 total reviews)


Dont buy ever

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Vehicle: 2001 Chevrolet Cavalier Z24 2dr Coupe (2.4L 4cyl 5M)

I bought this car in 2008 and had it for 7 years put to much into the car to say always a problem with something just an all around bad car



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Good and bad, more bad

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Vehicle: 2001 Chevrolet Cavalier LS 4dr Sedan (2.2L 4cyl 4A)

I purchased the car used in 2010 with 104K miles for $1300. It was in great shape, no mechanical issues. I kept really good care of the car. Interior Issues: Dash is made of cheap plastic. It started cracking and falling apart. right now its barely hanging on. i'm thinking of just taking it off and buying one of those carpet covers that they sell to cover it. Its very ugly and embarrassing to have friends see it. Mechanical Issues: none, thats why i put up with the crappy interior. The car is sluggish, it won't burn rubber so don't try. Not for those who have the need for speed. I drive slow so i don't care about that stuff. I do not recommend this car.




My first baby...

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Vehicle: 2001 Chevrolet Cavalier LS 4dr Sedan (2.2L 4cyl 4A)

Bought this car as my first car, with 130,000 miles on it. Drove it until 150,000. Didn't put a penny into the car other than: gas- obviously, oil changes, and a new set of tires. For being 16-19, the fact no money needed to spent on car repairs was very nice. The fact I got 30 miles to the gallon easily was nice too. I had friends who had the exact same year as mine with well over 200,000. I would be driving this car still, except a driver pulled out in front of me, and sadly totaled my Cavy. 5000 dollars in damage was too much for the insurance company. This car started up every time, warmed up quickly, and never left me stranded. For a 2200 engine, it had plenty of pep.



 
 
 
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Full 2001 Chevrolet Cavalier Review

What's New for 2001

Indigo Blue is added to the exterior palette. A CD player is made standard on the LS Sedan and Z24 Coupe. The Z24 Convertible has vanished from the lineup.

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lemoncardotca1
lemoncardotca1
02-24-2001
1999 we took possession of a new 2000 Chevrolet Cavalier, expecting a reliable car, but instead we have been getting the privilege of having our vehicle serviced an average of once every 2 to 3 weeks...


chevyowner1
chevyowner1
05-22-2007
I have a 2001 Cavalier with 175,000 miles on it that has jumped time. I was told by the mechanic that I could have a new timing kit put on but wouldn't guarentee that the car would start. He wasn't ...


kdoggflog01
kdoggflog01
04-11-2005
Hi i I bought a 2001 z24 in august and i'm already having some problems with it. First my passenger side window no longer works and its stuck at half way down position. I'd assume this is the motor f?...