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2003 Chevrolet Cavalier

2003 Chevrolet Cavalier
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Though it is Chevrolet's smallest car, the 2003 Chevrolet Cavalier certainly doesn't have any inferiority problems. This is especially true for 2003, as all models are given the dependable Ecotec 2.2-liter L4 engine, resulting in quickness out of the gate and long-lasting staying power. Additional improvements to the Cavalier see its safety features upgraded and its exterior splashed with a fresh new style.

New options are also available, adding to the impressive number of changes 2003 models receive. Always improving itself, the 2003 Chevrolet Cavalier is now even more appealing.

Available Models
The 2003 Chevrolet Cavalier is offered in a two-door coupe body and a four-door sedan body in three models. There is a base model, an LS model and an LS Sport model, whose aim is nothing less than high performance satisfaction.

Interior Features
Both coupes and sedans seat five. The base model offers a good value without dropping the essentials. Air conditioning, power steering, a mix of cloth-and-vinyl upholstery, front bucket seats, a center console, an AM/FM radio, a digital clock, a tachometer and a power remote decklid release are all standard. The LS model adds cruise control, a tilt steering wheel, cloth upholstery, power mirrors, windows and door locks, remote keyless entry, an AM/FM/CD player and more. The LS Sport differentiates itself from other models with its performance package.

New for the 2003 Chevrolet Cavalier are some very practical interior options. XM Satellite Radio is now available, a digital radio system that basically guarantees a signal no matter where you are. The OnStar system is another, providing added security in the event of danger.

Exterior Features
The 2003 Chevrolet Cavalier has perhaps the sportiest look ever. Their new exterior features styled ground effects, front fascia with fog lamps, rear fascia, headlamps, taillamps and hood. The LS Sport model has new rocker moldings and integrated fog lamps. Cavalier also offers chrome aluminum wheels, specific body-color door handles, body-color exterior mirror housings for power mirrors, leather-wrapped transmission shift knob, steering wheel and high profile rear spoiler.

The 2003 Cavalier is capable and dependable in part thanks to its standard engine. The Ecotec 2.2-liter L4 is able to pump out a steady 140 horsepower at 5600 rpm and 150 lb-ft of torque at 4000 rpm. A primary feature of the Ecotec is its quiet operation, as its design limits shaking and noise. Both 4-speed automatic and 5-speed manual transmissions are offered. The Cavalier's fuel economy is another attractive selling point, as automatics get 24/32 mpg (city/hwy), while manuals boast 25/33 mpg (city/hwy).

LS Sport models are designed for a little more of the rough stuff. They are given a standard package that includes sport suspension, 205/55R16 tires and chrome alloy wheels.

Safety and Security
Safety and security features have been improved as well. Along with the available OnStar system, a center rear three-point seat belt and optional front driver and passenger seat-mounted torso air bags with thorax protection (side impact airbags) are new for 2003. Dual front airbags are present across all models, while LS models have standard antilock brakes.

New for the 2003 Chevrolet Cavalier

Front fascia and headlamps
Rear fascia and taillamps
Rocker moldings on LS Sport
Hood, front grille, decklid applique
Exterior colors: Victory Red, Olympic White, Arrival Blue
Yellow exterior paint now available on all coupes
15-inch plastic cover / 15-inch aluminum wheels
Ecotec 2.2L L4 engine now standard on all models
LATCH child restraints
Side impact air bags
Leather wrapped steering wheel
60/40 split rear seat with latch release in trunk
Center rear 3-point seat belt
Optional OnStar on LS and LS Sport
Optional XM Satellite Radio on all models

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Fast Stats


MSRP from
2.2L Ecotech L4
4-speed automatic
5-speed manual
MPG: City/Hwy
automatic: 24 / 32
manual: 25 / 33

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