(4.2) 14 reviews
MSRP: $120$4,148
Body Style: Coupe
Combined MPG: 27-30
Engine: 120-hp, 2.2-liter I-4 (regular gas)
Drivetrain: Front-wheel Drive
1997 Chevrolet Cavalier


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With hot new roadsters from Mercedes, BMW, Porsche and Jaguar generating many of the headlines in the 1997 model year, convertibles are once again hot items. But what if you don't have between $40,000 and $70,000 in your budget for a car? And what if you need a car that is more practical than a cramped sports car? You could get a car such as a Mitsubishi Eclipse, Toyota Celica or Ford Mu... Read full review for the 1997 Chevrolet Cavalier

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Great car for a low price

by Cavalier_enthusiast from New Martinsville, WV on July 23, 2008

I bought my 1997 Cavalier from a family member for $400. It had 98,000 miles on it. I have had zero problems with the car since i bought it in May of 2006. Great gas mileage, easy to drive, and low ma... Read Full Review

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