The Chevrolet Camaro Z28 SS for 2002

Chevrolet Camaro

The Camaro Z28 SS 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.

Vehicle 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 $29,925 when new, with a dealer invoice cost of $27,381. This price was in line with the industry average price for a 2-door Convertible.

Fuel Efficiency

Fuel is handled for the Camaro is a SFI design, running on gasoline fuel. The gasoline is managed by an electronic system and is a fuel-injected MFI design. The 16.80-gallon tank provides the fuel storage for longer trips.

The Z28 SS made 25 – 28 miles per gallon highway driving, while dipping to 18 – 19 in the city. This was a respectable number for the model year, but exceeded by several Lexus models available at the time.


The 2001 model began the promise of the Chevrolet Camaro. The 2002 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 SS will continue to be a profitable vehicle.

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4 Responses to “The Chevrolet Camaro Z28 SS for 2002”

  1. My mom bought a Chevrolet Camaro last year. So far so good…

  2. Joe Smith says:

    nice article. I hope you can explain your experiences with the Camaro?

  3. Thom Bregman says:

    I’m tired of Chevrolet in general. Come out with something better!


  4. Anna Nielson says:

    God, I need to sell my Camaro. Infiniti makes a cheaper convertible that I’m looking at.

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