Chevrolet Chevette 1st generation [restyling] 1.6 MT sedan (1978–1978)

Car model: Chevrolet (Chevrolet) Title: Chevrolet Model: Chevette Generation: 1st generation [restyled] sedan Modification: 1.6 MT Year of issue: 1978–1978

Main characteristics


Front wheel track (mm) 1300
Wheelbase (mm) 2394
Height (mm) 1329
Width (mm) 1570
Rear wheel track (mm) 1300
Ground clearance (mm) 135
Length (mm) 4130


Bore (mm) 82
Number of valves per cylinder 2
Number of cylinders Four
Piston stroke (mm) 75.7
Maximum torque (N • m) 114
Maximum torque revolutions, max. (rpm) 3200
Maximum power revolutions, min. (rpm) 5000
Intake type Carburetor
Engine configuration Row
Engine power (hp) 68
Engine capacity (cm3) 1599
Engine’s type Petrol


Number of steps Four
Drive unit Rear
Transmission Mechanics

Suspension and brakes:

Rear brakes Drum
Front brakes Disk drives
Rear suspension Torsion beam, springs, anti-roll bar
Front suspension Independent on double horizontal wishbone with hydraulic shock absorbers and anti-roll bar

Performance indicators:

Fuel tank capacity (l) 49.2
Recommended fuel AI-92


Turning diameter (m) 10.5
Power steering Missing

Tires, wheels:

Discs Front Rear
Rim width Five Five
Rim diameter 13 13
Number of mounting holes Four Four
Tires Front Rear
Tire diameter 13 13
Tire height 80 80
Tire width 155 155