(4.6) 20 reviews
MSRP: $289$5,253
Body Style: Coupe
Combined MPG: 28-29
Engine: 115-hp, 2.2-liter I-4 (regular gas)
Drivetrain: Front-wheel Drive
2002 Chevrolet Cavalier

Our Take on the 2002 Chevrolet Cavalier

Our Take

A new LS sport sedan and LS sport coupe join General Motors' best-selling car line for the 2002 model year and are equipped with a new EcoTec 2.2-liter four-cylinder engine that makes 140 horsepower. A sporty Z24 sedan joins the Z24 coupe, and both are fitted with a 150-hp, twin-cam four-cy... Read Full Report


Our Expert Reviews

The season's Sackcloth of Shame is hereby awarded to General Motors, for continuing to foist the Chevrolet Cavalier and its clone, Pontiac Sunfire, on an unsuspecting public.It's Chevy's bad luck that I got the Cavalier LS Sport Coupe right on the heels of a Toyota Corolla - a comparison between a vehicle first penned a decade ago and one so fresh it carries a 2003 label is boun... Read full review for the 2002 Chevrolet Cavalier

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excellent commuter, reliable, and economical

by commuter from loganville, ga on November 18, 2008

Purchased car in the Fall of 2001 for the purpose of commuting to work. In the last seven years it has filled that role perfectly. It has been a reliable and inexpensive ride. After 58000 miles except... Read Full Review

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When talking about cars, “trims” is a way of differentiating between different versions of the same model. Typically, most start with a no-frills, or “base” trim, and as features are added, or a different engine, drivetrain (gas vs. hybrid, for example) or transmission are included, trim names change and prices go up.

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