Chevrolet Caprice PPV - 2013

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Overview

Model:

Chevrolet Caprice PPV

Body style / driveline:

front-engine, rear-drive

Construction:

unitized body structure and frame; two-sided galvanized steel (except roof)

EPA vehicle class:

large

Manufacturing location:

Elizabeth, Australia

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Engines

 

3.6L DOHC V-6

6.0L OHV V-8

Displacement (cu in / cc):

217 / 3564

364 / 5967

Bore & stroke (in / mm):

3.7 x 3.37 / 94 x 85.6

4.00 x 3.62 / 101.6 x 92

Block material:

sand-cast aluminum with cast-in bore liners

cast aluminum

Cylinder head material:

cast aluminum

cast aluminum

Valvetrain:

DOHC, four valves per cylinder, continuously variable valve timing (VVT)

two valves per cylinder

Ignition system:

coil-on-plug

58X; direct iridium electrode tip / iridium-core spark plugs, low-resistance spark plug wires

Fuel:

direct high-pressure fuel injection

sequential fuel injection

Compression ratio:

11.3:1

10.4:1

Horsepower (hp/ kW @ rpm):

301 / 224 @ 6700 rpm*

355 / 265 @ 5300*

Torque (lb-ft / Nm @ rpm):

265 / 359 @ 4800 rpm*

384 / 521@ 4400*

Fuel:

unleaded regular or E85 ethanol

regular unleaded or E85 ethanol

Maximum engine speed (rpm):

7200

6000

Emissions controls:

evaporative emissions system, catalytic converter, equal-length exhaust, dual close coupled and dual under floor catalytic converters, positive crankcase ventilation

close-coupled catalytic converter, Quick Sync 58X ignition, returnless fuel rail, fast-response O² sensor

Est. fuel economy
(city / hwy mpg):

18 / 26

15 / 24

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Transmission

 

Hydra-Matic 6L50 6-speed automatic (3.6L)

Hydra-Matic 6L80 6-speed automatic (6.0L)

Gear ratios

 

 

First:

4.03

4.03

Second:

2.36

2.36

Third:

1.53

1.53

Fourth:

1.15

1.15

Fifth:

0.85

0.85

Sixth:

0.67

0.67

Reverse:

3.06

3.06

Final drive ratio:

2.92

2.92

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Chassis/Suspension

Front:

multi-link MacPherson strut; direct-acting stabilizer bar; progressive-rate coil springs; fully adjustable camber, caster and toe

Rear:

four-link independent; progressive-rate coil springs over shocks; stabilizer bar; fully adjustable camber and toe

Steering type:

variable-ratio power rack-and-pinion

Steering ratio:

17.5:1

Turning circle, curb-to-curb (ft / m):

38 / 11.4

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Alternator

Type:

9G135

Amps:

170

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Battery

Type:

maintenance free

BCI group size:

LN4

Volts:

12

Amp hour rating:

80

Cold-cranking amps (@ 0 F):

700

Reserve capacity (@ 80 F):

140 minutes

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Brakes

Type:

four-wheel disc with power assist, vented front, solid rear; standard ABS

Rotor diameter x thickness
(in / mm):

front: 13.58 x 1.18 / 345 x 30
rear: 12.76 x .87 / 324 x 22

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Wheels/Tires

Wheel size and type:

18 x 8-inch heavy-duty steel with bolt-on center cap (9C1) or wheel covers (9C3)

Tires:

Goodyear P235/50R18

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Dimensions

Exterior

Wheelbase (in / mm):

118.5 / 3009

Overall length (in / mm):

204.2 / 5186

Overall width (in / mm):

74.8 / 1899

Overall height (in / mm):

58.7 / 1490

Track (in / mm):

front: 62.8 / 1596
rear : 63.2 / 1606

Curb weight (lb / kg):

4043 / 1834 (V-6)
4162 / 1888 (V-8)

 

Interior

 

front

rear

Seating capacity:

2

3

Headroom (in / mm):

38.7 / 983

37.6 / 955

Legroom (in / mm):

42.2 / 1071

43.2 / 1097

Shoulder room (in / mm):

59.1 / 1501

59 / 1497

Hip room (in / mm):

56.7 / 1439

57.9 / 1472

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Capacities

EPA passenger volume (cu ft / L):

112 / 3171

EPA interior volume (cu ft / L):

129.4 / 3664

Cargo volume (cu ft / L):

17.4 / 492

Fuel tank (gal / L):

19 / 71.6

Engine oil (qt / L):

7.1 / 6.7 (V-6)
8.0 / 7.6 (V-8)

Cooling system (qt / L):

10.6 / 10 (V-6)
11.6 / 11 (V-8)

*Cooling capacity higher with fuel-operated heater.
Note: Information shown is current at time of publication.

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