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Our Take on the 2001 Chevrolet Camaro Z28

Chevrolet Camaro

The Camaro Z28 is equipped with a General Motors 5.7 liter eight-cylinder engine that utilizes 16 valves. The Chevrolet engine is mated to a General Motors 4-speed Transmission. This configuration has proven to be a successful design for Chevrolet.

The Camaro uses power-assisted brakes, with 4-Wheel ABS support. The front brakes are disc while the rear brakes are disc. Steering is handled through a power-steering rack-style configuration. The car uses coil and coil springs front and rear respectively.

Camaro Z28 Statistics

The Camaro is 193.50 inches long, 74.10 inches wide, and 51.80 inches high. It has a wheelbase of 101.10 inches. It is able to seat 4 comfortably.

There is a 36,000 mile, 36 month warranty with this vehicle, including a powertrain warranty of 36,000/36 miles/months. This is normal for this price range.

The original manufacturer suggested retail price (MSRP) was $24,600 when new, with a dealer invoice cost of $22,509. This price was in line with the industry average price for a 2-door Convertible.

Fuel Efficiency

The fuel system for the 2001 Camaro is a traditional SFI, running on gasoline fuel. The fuel is controlled by an electronic system and is a fuel-injected MFI design. The capacity of the fuel tank is 16.80 gallons.

The Z28 made 29 – 30 miles per gallon highway driving, while dipping to 19 in the city. This was a respectable number for the model year, but exceeded by several Hyundai models available at the time.

In Summary

The 2000 model began the promise of the Chevrolet Camaro. The 2001 expanded on this success and has proven to be a strong seller in most markets. Even with strong competition from other manufacturers Chevrolet hopes that the Camaro Z28 will continue to be a profitable vehicle.

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