Chevrolet Elcamino specs: 1978-1981

Chevrolet Elcamino specs: 1978-1981

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Platform: A-body Extended

Trim Levels:

  • base/Classic
  • Conquista (1978-1981) two-tone paint package
  • Black Knight (1978 only)- black/gold graphics appearance package
  • Royal Knight (1979-1981)- gold, blue, or red-graphics package similar to Black Knight
  • SS (1978-1981)- air dam, sport mirrors, blackout grille, black mouldings, gold rallye wheels, ‘Super Sport’ script
  • Body Styles: sedan-pickup

    Wheelbase: 117.1″

    F/R Track Width: 58.5″/58.8″

    Overall Length: 201.6″

    Overall Width: 71.9″

    Overall Height: 53.8″

    Turning Circle:

    Cargo Capacity: 800 lbs.

    Shipping Weight: 3200 lbs.

    Available Engines:

  • 200 CID 2bbl V6 (1978-1979)
  • 229 CID 2bbl V6 (1980-1981)
  • 231 CID 2bbl Buick V6 (1978-1981)- for California cars only
  • 267 CID 2bbl V8 (1979-1981)
  • 305 CID 2bbl V8 (1978 only)
  • 305 CID 4bbl V8 (1979-1981)
  • 350 CID 4bbl V8 (1978-1979)
  • Available Transmissions:

  • 3-SPEED MUNCIE MANUAL (200/229 V6 only)
  • 4-SPEED MUNCIE MANUAL (267/305/350 V8 only)
  • 3-SPEED TH350 AUTOMATIC
  • Axle Ratio:

  • 2.41
  • 2.56
  • 2.73
  • 3.08
  • Fuel Capacity:

  • 17.5 gallons
  • 18.3 gallons
  • 22.0 gallons
  • Fuel Economy:

    Head Room: 38.0″

    Leg Room: 42.8″

    Shoulder Room: 49.5″

    Hip Room: 49.5″

    Tires: P205/75R14

    Wheels: 14.0″ x 6.0″

    Production Totals:

  • 1978- 54286 units
  • 1979- 58008 units
  • 1980- 40932 units
  • 1981- 36711 units

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