2016 Chevrolet Camaro V-6 Automatic

2016 Chevrolet Camaro V-6 Automatic
One of the ten best car in 2016 is Chevrolet Camaro, 3.6 liter comes with bigger increase in stroke. Compare to V-8 6.2 liter VTI, V-6 peaks horsepower gets at 6800 rpm , redline touches at 7000 rpm. Active Fuel Management comes into play to save gas as cylinders are enjoying company being fuel getting direct injected, past 4000 rpm engine makes aggressive growl. V-6 produces(355 hp) 12 more hp than previous six cylinder along with increase in torque to 284 lb-ft to earlier 278 lb-ft, uses 8L45 Hydra Matic eight speed automatic with manual shift, 2016 Camaro is lighter to predecessors.

Six speed manual generates dry shift engagement to automatic Hydra-Matic's shifts as dual clutch. Automatic geared is much longer than in manual, with 2.77 is to 1 to manual 3.27 is to 1. Automatic observed 22 mpg to manual 20 mpg. Automatic takes 5.2 seconds to touch 60 mph , remains quickest of three manuals. Camaro automatic RS packages includes HID headlamps, LED taillamps, RS specific grille, 20 inch Goodyear all season tires wheels, rear deck spoiler. Cornering and steering is precise, steering is quick , with heft adjustable its hard to find fault with its accuracy. Better grip is provided by thick sporty wheel. Automatic requires 166 feet to have stop from 70 mpg while manual stops at 152,153 and 158 feet.

Automatic is pricier to three manual models, addons as slushbox($1495), Bright Yellow color($395). Manual shifting pedal is more satisfactory and provides better sense of engagement. Eight speed automatic is more adaptive to situations and provides better fuel economy. Camaro comes with little cargo, small back seat.

Starting Price $29,685
Vehicle Type 2 door coupe, front engine, rear wheel drive
Engine DOHC 24-valve V-6, direct fuel injection
Transmission 8-speed automatic, manual shifting mode
Horsepower 335 hp @ 6800 rpm
Torque 284 lb-ft @ 5300 rpm
Displacement 223 cu in
Wheelbase 110.7 in
Length 188.3 in
Width 74.7 in
Height 53.1 in
Curb weight 3441 lb
Passenger volume 85 cu ft
Cargo volume 9 cu ft
0-60 mph 5.2 secs.
0-100 mph 12.5 secs.
Rolling start (5-60 mph) 5.4 secs.
Top gear(30-50 mph) 3.1 secs.
Top gear(50-70 mph) 3.6 secs.
Braking (70-0 mph) 166 ft
Fuel economy (city/highway) 19/28 mpg
C/D observed 22 mpg
Pros better dynamics, responsive paddle shift, initially quick
Cons automatic pricey, less cargo, small rear seats