1983 Chevrolet Monte Carlo Technical Specifications and Dimensions

These are standard specifications - not necessarily specifications for the vehicle(s) in the photo(s).

Features

Engine Location : Front
Drive Type : Rear Wheel
Body / Chassis : Separate body and frame
Production Years for Series : 1981 - 1988
Price : $8,500-$10,250
Weight : 3100 lbs | 1406.136 kg

Power

V 8
Displacement : 4998 cc | 305.0 cu in. | 5.0 L.
Power : 150 HP (110.4 KW) @ 4000 RPM
Torque :240 Ft-Lbs (325 NM) @ 2400 RPM
Bore : 3.7 in | 95 mm.
Stroke : 3.5 in | 88 mm.
Compression : 8.6:1
Main Bearings : 5
Construction : Cast-iron block and head
Rochester E4Me 4-barrel carburetor
V 8
Displacement : 4998 cc | 305.0 cu in. | 5.0 L.
Power : 175 BHP (128.8 KW) @ 4800 RPM
Torque :235 Ft-Lbs (319 NM) @ 3200 RPM
Bore : 3.7 in | 95 mm.
Stroke : 3.5 in | 88 mm.
Compression : 8.6:1
Main Bearings : 5
Valvetrain : 16 OHV (2 valves per cylinder)
Construction : Cast-iron block and head
Rochester E4Me 4-barrel carburetor
Transmission:
3 Automatic Turbo-Hydra-Matic

Gear Ratios

1st Gear : 2.52:1
2nd Gear : 1.52:1
3rd Gear : 1.00:1

Production Figures

Total Chevrolet Production for 1983 : 1,175,200
Total 1983 Monte Carlo production : 96,319
1983 Chevrolet Monte Carlo
Sport Coupes : 50,973
Sport Coupes : 40,632
SS Sport Coupes : 4,714

Handling

Recall

Component

EQUIPMENT

Manufacturer

HONEYWELL INTERNATIONAL, INC.

NHTSA Campaign ID07E088000
SummaryCERTAIN HONEYWELL FRAM RACING BRAND HP4 AND HP8 OIL FILTERS THAT WERE MANUFACTURED FROM MAY 25, 2006, THROUGH SEPTEMBER 14, 2007, AND SOLD FOR USE AS REPLACEMENT EQUIPMENT FOR VEHICLES LIST ABOVE. THE AFFECTED FILTERS ARE MARKED WITH A DATE CODE A61451 THROUGH A72571 SEQUENTIALLY. THE DATE CODE AND PART NUMBER APPEAR ON THE FILTER HOUSING. FRAM RACING HP4 AND HP8 OIL FILTERS NOT BEARING A DATE CODE IN THIS RANGE ARE NOT AFFECTED BY THIS RECALL. THE GASKET OF THE OIL FILTER BECOMES MORE PLIABLE UNDER HIGH TEMPERATURES AND PRESSURES.
ConsequenceTHIS CONDITION MAY CAUSE INADEQUATE SEALING AND LOSS OF ENGINE OIL, POSSIBLY RESULTING IN A FIRE.
RemedyHONEYWELL WILL REPLACE THE AFFECTED OIL FILTERS FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN DURING NOVEMBER 2007. OWNERS CAN CONTACT FRAM CUSTOMER SERVICE TOLL-FREE AT 1-800-890-2075.
NotesCUSTOMERS MAY CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY: 1-800-424-9153); OR GO TO SAFERCAR.GOV.

Component

SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS

Manufacturer

GENERAL MOTORS CORP.

Mfr Report Date19820801
NHTSA Campaign ID83V106000
SummaryTHE MASTER CYLINDER REAR BRAKE PIPE, WHICH CARRIES BRAKE FLUID TO THE REAR BRAKES, MAY DEVELOP A LEAK DUE TO EXTENDED CHAFING ON THE AIR CLEANER RESONATOR BRACKET.
RemedyIF UPON INSPECTION THE DEALER FINDS THAT THERE IS INADEQUATE CLEARANCE, THE PIPE WILL BE REFORMED TO OBTAIN THE NECESSARY THREE QUARTER INCH SPACE. ONLY THOSE PIPES SHOWING SIGNS OF WEAR WILL BE REPLACED.
NotesVEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES AND LIGHT TRUCKS EQUIPPED WITH 5.7LITER DIESEL ENGINES.SYSTEM: SERVICE BRAKES; MASTER CYLINDER, REAR BRAKE PIPE.CONSEQUENCES OF DEFECT: BRAKE FLUID LEAKAGE WILL RESULT IN LOSS OF BRAKINGACTION AT THE REAR WHEELS. LOSS OF VEHICLE CONTROL AND AN ACCIDENT COULDRESULT, PARTICULARLY IN SITUATIONS WHERE MINIMUM STOPPING DISTANCE IS REQUIRED.

Information provided by NHTSA
Data updated October 2019

1983 Averages

Avg. Household Income : $21,070
Avg. Home : $82,600

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