General Information

Consumer-oriented data concerning measurements, exterior and interior dimensions, features and equipment, vehicle operating specifications and trivia.


The following systems are standard on all models of the Caprice:

The 1992 Chevrolet Caprice original M.S.R.P. (Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price) was approximately $17,300 with the Caprice Classic only $2,000 more.  It's present value is between $6,200 and $7,500.

Vehicle Specifications and Dimensions
MPG (City/Hwy) 17/26
Wheelbase Approx. 9 ft.
Front/Rear Track (width) 5.15 ft./5.05 ft.
Width Approx. 6.5 ft.
Height Approx. 4.6 ft.
Overall Length Approx. 17 ft.
Headroom - front (in.) 39.2"
Headroom - rear (in.) 37.9"
Legroom - front (in.) 42.2"
Legroom - rear (in.) 39.5"
Hip Room - front (in.) 57"
Hip Room - rear (in.) 56.9"
Shoulder Room - front (in.) 63.4"
Shoulder Room - rear (in.) 63.4"
Ground Clearance Surveying
Turning circle 37.8 ft.
Curb Weight 3,907 lbs.
Cargo Capacity 20.4 cu. ft.
Maximum Towing Weight 5,000 lbs.
Seating Capacity 6
Final Assembly Location Arlington, Texas
Gasoline Tank Capacity 23 gal.



Engine: L05 (350 cu. in.)
Cylinders: 8 ("V"-shape configuratinon)
Cylinder Capacity: 5.7 liters
Horsepower: 205 @ 4400 R.P.M.
Torque (lbs./RPM): 300 @ 2800 R.P.M.
Compression Ratio: 9.8:1
Valve Train: 16 Valve
Oil Pressure @ 2000 RPM 18 p.s.i.
Suspension: Frnt: Independant short/ong arm coil springs, shocks & anti-roll bar.
Rear: Salisbury four-link coil-springs, shocks and anti-roll bar.
Standing-Start Acceleration: 0-60 M.P.H. in 7.1 seconds
Top-Speed: 133 M.P.H.
Braking Distance: 65-0 in 166 ft., 55-0 in 120 ft., 35-0 in 47 ft.


Features (as listed for non-9C1 SEO vehicles):

4 Dr Sedan 4 Dr Wagon 4 Dr Sedan

Mnfr. Code (INV=Invoice price, RET=Retail price) INV RET INV RET INV RET

Brakes, Power Disc/Drum with ABS STD STD STD
Convenience Features
Air Conditioning STD STD STD
Cruise/Speed Control PKG PKG PKG
Locks, Power Door $215 $250 $215 $250 STD
Steering Wheel, Tilt STD STD STD
Windows, Power PKG PKG PKG
2 Wheel Rear Drive STD STD STD
Engine, 5.0L 8 Cylinder 170 hp Gas STD STD STD
Engine, 5.7L 8 Cylinder 180 hp Gas N/A $215 $250 N/A
Engineering Features
Differential, Limited Slip $120 $140 $120 $140 $120 $140
Safety Features
Air Bag, Driver Side STD STD STD
Defroster, Rear $176 $205 $176 $205 $176 $205
Seatbelts, Front Shoulder STD STD STD
Seatbelts, Rear Shoulder STD STD STD
Wiper, Rear N/A STD N/A
Seat, Power Driver PKG PKG PKG
Seats, Leather N/A N/A $555 $645
Radio, AM/FM STD
Radio, AM/FM with Cassette $288 $335
Radio, AM/FM with CD N/A
Steering, Power STD
Suspension, SLA/Coil Spring STD
Tire, Full Spare $52 $61
Tires, P215/75R15 All-Season SBR BSW STD
Tires, P225/75R15 All-Season SBR WSW N/A
Transmission, 4 Speed Automatic OD STD
Wheels, Custom STD


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