Used 1997 Chevrolet Cavalier Pricing

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1997 Highlights

The Rally Sport (RS) trim is available for 1997 on the coupe and slotted between base and Z24 editions of the Cavalier. RS trim nets buyers the rear spoiler from the Z24, 15-inch tires, AM/FM stereo, tachometer, interior and exterior trim upgrades and a 3D rear-quarter panel decal. Base coupes have new wheel covers and safety belt guide loops. All 1997 Cavaliers meet federal side-impact standards for the first time. One new interior color and three new exterior colors freshen the lineup.

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  • Good looks, good value, standard anti-lock brakes, optional traction control


  • Buzzy standard 2.2-liter engine, cheap interior materials

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Used 1997 Chevrolet Cavalier for Sale

Chevrolet Cavalier 1997 135,602 miles
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Chevrolet Cavalier 1997 Z24 2dr Coupe Storm Gray Met B/C 227,320 miles
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NHTSA Overall Rating

The National Highway Transportation Safety Administration offers independent analysis.
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  • Combined Side Barrier & Pole Ratings

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  • Rollover

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    Dynamic Test ResultNo Tip
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IIHS Rating
The Insurance Institute of Highway Safety uses extensive crash tests to determine car safety.
  • Side Impact Test
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  • Roof Strength Test
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  • Rear Crash Protection / Head Restraint
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  • IIHS Small Overlap Front Test
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Top Consumer Reviews

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Consumer Rating

cavelier convertible tops in gas milage
My Chevrolet Cavelier is tops in gas milage and would be an excellent car for a young person or old. However, I think GM needs to improve on the sturdiness of the vehicle.
Great little Car
I bought my cavalier used and with high mileage. I still love it, and can't think of selling it.
Almost 10 Years Old and Heads Still Turn
I've had this car for almost 10 years and it still runs great and looks great! People always ask me.."What kind of car is that","Who makes it","That's a nice looking car",etc.I have nothing but great things to say about it and other people do as well. Passengers can't believe how quick it goes from 0 to 40,50,60mph. Great on gas! So much fun to drive! Put the top down and everyone is checking it out! Also,I've had the car for almost 10 years. I got in a very bad accident with it(another driver's fault,nothing to do with the car) and I truly believe its safety features saved my life. Air bags worked right on contact,seat belt locked me in place,etc. Not a fender bender! Best purchase I ever made!