Chevrolet Vega 1st generation hatchback 2.3 Powerglide (1970–1972)

Car model: Chevrolet (Chevrolet) Title: Chevrolet Model: Vega Generation: 1st generation hatchback Modification: 2.3 Powerglide Year of issue: 1970–1972

Main characteristics


Maximum amount of luggage (l)535
The minimum amount of luggage (l)263
Front wheel track (mm)1400
Wheelbase (mm)2464
Height (mm)1270
Width (mm)1661
Rear wheel track (mm)1374
Ground clearance (mm)120
Curb Weight (kg)1044
Length (mm)4310


Bore (mm)88.9
Number of valves per cylinder2
Number of cylindersFour
Piston stroke (mm)92
Maximum torque (N • m)164
Maximum torque revolutions, max. (rpm)2800
Turns of the maximum torque, min. (rpm)2400
Maximum power speed, max. (rpm)4400
Intake typeCarburetor
Engine configurationRow
Availability of intercoolerNot
Engine power (hp)80
Engine capacity (cm3)2287
Engine’s typePetrol


Number of steps2
Drive unitRear

Suspension and brakes:

Rear brakesDrum
Front brakesDisk drives
Rear suspensionDrive axle, coil springs
Front suspensionIndependent, spring, double lever

Performance indicators:

Fuel tank capacity (l)42
Recommended fuelAI-92


Turning diameter (m)10.6
Power steeringPower steering

Tires, wheels:

Rim width66
Rim diameter1313
Number of mounting holesFiveFive
Tire diameter1313
Tire height8080
Tire width152152