What does Chevette mean?

The Chevrolet Chevette is a front-engine, rear-drive subcompact manufactured and marketed by Chevrolet for model years 1976-1987 as a three-door or five-door hatchback. The Chevette was the best-selling small car in the U.S. for model years 1979 and 1980.

What was Pontiac’s version of the Chevette?

The Chevrolet Chevette had a little-known Pontiac-badged twin, known as the T1000 or 1000.

How much does a 1986 Corvette cost?

1986 Chevrolet Corvette Retail Prices

Trim MSRP Invoice
Convertible RWD $32,507 N/A
Coupe RWD $27,977 N/A

How much was a 1976 Chevy Chevette?

1976 was the first model year for the Chevette, which — believe it or not — continued in production all the way through 1987. A new ’76 Scooter listed for $2,899, or around $13,000 in inflation-adjusted 2018 dollars.

What is the history of the Chevrolet Chevette?

The Chevrolet Chevette is a front-engine, rear-drive subcompact car manufactured and marketed by Chevrolet for the model years 1976-1987 in three-door and five-door hatchback body styles. Introduced in September 1975, the Chevette superseded the Vega as Chevrolet’s entry-level subcompact, and sold 2.8 million units over 12 years.

What makes the Chevette diesel so special?

The Chevette Diesel featured a snoozer of an engine, but it did two important things very well: it was tough to kill and turned a few drops of diesel fuel into miles of motoring. Built by Isuzu, the engine’s longevity became almost legendary and I’ve seen a few of these cars get a lot of attention on eBay for that very reason.

What kind of engine does a Chevy Chevette have?

Model years (1976–1987) The Chevette itself was initially available only as a two-door hatchback with a 1.4-liter OHV or 1.6-liter OHC gasoline inline-four engine. Engines produced from 53 to 60 horsepower (40 to 45 kW) (subsequently 53 to 70 horsepower (40 to 52 kW)), driving the rear wheels.

Is this the most underwhelming Chevy chevette of the Malaise era?

You may be surprised to know that there’s some serious bidding happening around one of Chevrolet’s most underwhelming creations from the malaise era: a 1984 Chevy Chevette. But this isn’t your run-of-the-mill econo-hatchback from hell.