2013 Chevrolet Camaro Pricing, Specs & Reviews

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$23,345-$59,545
$22,411-$57,163
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What's New for 2013:

  • Redesigned wheel choices
  • Mojave leather option
  • Standard hill-start assist on manual transmission models
  • ZL1-style shift knob on manual transmission models
  • SS trim has Camaro ZL1's electric steering
  • SS with manual transmission can be equipped with dual-mode exhaust
  • 1LE Performance package for SS coupe with manual transmission
  • ZL1 Convertible debuts
  • Chevrolet MyLink and color touch-screen navigation optional
  • Blue Ray Metallic paint color

Exterior Features
The 2013 Chevy Camaro is available in coupe or convertible format with LS, LT, SS, or ZL1 trim levels. The new 1LE package adds a matte-black hood and black wheels to the SS trim. The ZL1 trim also receives unique exterior design features.

Interior Features
Both the Camaro coupe and Camaro Convertible are designed to carry 4 passengers in a retro-themed cabin.

Optional Features
Options for the 2013 Camaro include leather, Boston Acoustics premium sound, head-up display, color touch-screen radio, navigation, and an RS package for LT and SS trims.

Under the Hood
The Camaro LS and LT are equipped with a 3.6-liter V-6 engine creating 323 horsepower and 278 lb.-ft. of torque. Standard is a 6-speed manual transmission; a 6-speed TapShift automatic transmission is optional.

The Camaro SS has a 6.2-liter V-8 engine generating 426 horsepower and 420 lb.-ft. of torque with the 6-speed manual gearbox. With the TapShift automatic transmission, power ratings decrease to 400 horsepower and 410 lb.-ft. of torque, and the engine is equipped with Active Fuel Management cylinder-deactivation technology to help improve gas mileage.

For 2013, the SS coupe with a manual transmission can be equipped with a dual-mode exhaust system and a 1LE package. Included in the 1LE upgrades are improvements in the transmission, engine cooling, suspension, and wheel and tires, which are designed for greater track performance.

The Camaro ZL1 has a supercharged, 6.2-liter V-8 engine generating 580 horsepower and 556 lb.-ft. of torque. Standard is a 6-speed manual transmission; a 6-speed automatic transmission is optional.

The SS trim with manual transmission and the ZL1 have standard Performance Launch Control.

Fuel Economy
EPA fuel-economy estimates for the 2013 Camaro are:
  • Camaro 2LS: 19/30/22 mpg (city/highway/combined)
  • Camaro V-6 with manual transmission: 17/28/20 mpg
  • Camaro V-6 with automatic transmission: 18/27/21 mpg
  • Camaro SS with manual transmission: 16/24/19 mpg
  • Camaro SS with automatic transmission: 15/24/18 mpg
  • Camaro ZL1 with manual transmission: 14/19/16 mpg
  • Camaro ZL1 with automatic transmission: 12/18/14 mpg

Safety
Every 2013 Camaro is equipped with a traction and stability control system, enhanced with a Competitive/Sport mode on SS and ZL1 trims. Also standard are 4-wheel-disc brakes with brake assist, fortified by Brembo calipers on the SS and ZL1. OnStar service with Automatic Crash Notification is included, and the Camaro coupe can be equipped with an available reversing camera (standard on Camaro Convertible).

The 2013 Camaro coupe gets a 5- (out of 5) star overall crash-test rating from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). As of this writing, the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) has not crash tested the 2013 Camaro.

What's New for 2013:

  • Redesigned wheel choices
  • Mojave leather option
  • Standard hill-start assist on manual transmission models
  • ZL1-style shift knob on manual transmission models
  • SS trim has Camaro ZL1's electric steering
  • SS with manual transmission can be equipped with dual-mode exhaust
  • 1LE Performance package for SS coupe with manual transmission
  • ZL1 Convertible debuts
  • Chevrolet MyLink and color touch-screen navigation optional
  • Blue Ray Metallic paint color

Exterior Features
The 2013 Chevy Camaro is available in coupe or convertible format with LS, LT, SS, or ZL1 trim levels. The new 1LE package adds a matte-black hood and black wheels to the SS trim. The ZL1 trim also receives unique exterior design features.

Interior Features
Both the Camaro coupe and Camaro Convertible are designed to carry 4 passengers in a retro-themed cabin.

Optional Features
Options for the 2013 Camaro include leather, Boston Acoustics premium sound, head-up display, color touch-screen radio, navigation, and an RS package for LT and SS trims.

Under the Hood
The Camaro LS and LT are equipped with a 3.6-liter V-6 engine creating 323 horsepower and 278 lb.-ft. of torque. Standard is a 6-speed manual transmission; a 6-speed TapShift automatic transmission is optional.

The Camaro SS has a 6.2-liter V-8 engine generating 426 horsepower and 420 lb.-ft. of torque with the 6-speed manual gearbox. With the TapShift automatic transmission, power ratings decrease to 400 horsepower and 410 lb.-ft. of torque, and the engine is equipped with Active Fuel Management cylinder-deactivation technology to help improve gas mileage.

For 2013, the SS coupe with a manual transmission can be equipped with a dual-mode exhaust system and a 1LE package. Included in the 1LE upgrades are improvements in the transmission, engine cooling, suspension, and wheel and tires, which are designed for greater track performance.

The Camaro ZL1 has a supercharged, 6.2-liter V-8 engine generating 580 horsepower and 556 lb.-ft. of torque. Standard is a 6-speed manual transmission; a 6-speed automatic transmission is optional.

The SS trim with manual transmission and the ZL1 have standard Performance Launch Control.

Fuel Economy
EPA fuel-economy estimates for the 2013 Camaro are:
  • Camaro 2LS: 19/30/22 mpg (city/highway/combined)
  • Camaro V-6 with manual transmission: 17/28/20 mpg
  • Camaro V-6 with automatic transmission: 18/27/21 mpg
  • Camaro SS with manual transmission: 16/24/19 mpg
  • Camaro SS with automatic transmission: 15/24/18 mpg
  • Camaro ZL1 with manual transmission: 14/19/16 mpg
  • Camaro ZL1 with automatic transmission: 12/18/14 mpg

Safety
Every 2013 Camaro is equipped with a traction and stability control system, enhanced with a Competitive/Sport mode on SS and ZL1 trims. Also standard are 4-wheel-disc brakes with brake assist, fortified by Brembo calipers on the SS and ZL1. OnStar service with Automatic Crash Notification is included, and the Camaro coupe can be equipped with an available reversing camera (standard on Camaro Convertible).

The 2013 Camaro coupe gets a 5- (out of 5) star overall crash-test rating from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). As of this writing, the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) has not crash tested the 2013 Camaro.

Available Trims for the 2013 Chevrolet Camaro
Transmission MSRP Engine City/Hwy MPG
Name LS (2dr Cpe) Transmission Automatic MSRP 23345.00 Engine 3.6L/217 City/Hwy MPG 17/28
Name LS (2dr Cpe) Transmission Automatic MSRP 24545.00 Engine 3.6L/217 City/Hwy MPG 18/27
Name LT (2dr Cpe) Transmission Automatic MSRP 25760.00 Engine 3.6L/217 City/Hwy MPG 18/27
Name LT (2dr Cpe) Transmission Automatic MSRP 28685.00 Engine 3.6L/217 City/Hwy MPG 18/27
Name SS (2dr Cpe) Transmission Automatic MSRP 32635.00 Engine 6.2L/376 City/Hwy MPG 15/24
Name SS (2dr Cpe) Transmission Automatic MSRP 36135.00 Engine 6.2L/376 City/Hwy MPG 15/24
Name ZL1 (2dr Cpe) Transmission Automatic MSRP 54350.00 Engine 6.2L/376 City/Hwy MPG 12/18
Name LT (2dr Conv) Transmission Automatic MSRP 30660.00 Engine 3.6L/217 City/Hwy MPG 18/27
Name LT (2dr Conv) Transmission Automatic MSRP 34435.00 Engine 3.6L/217 City/Hwy MPG 18/27
Name SS (2dr Conv) Transmission Automatic MSRP 38685.00 Engine 6.2L/376 City/Hwy MPG 15/24
Name ZL1 (2dr Conv) Transmission Automatic MSRP 59545.00 Engine 6.2L/376 City/Hwy MPG 12/18
Name SS (2dr Conv) Transmission Automatic MSRP 41285.00 Engine 6.2L/376 City/Hwy MPG 15/24
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INTERIOR
  • Seats, front Sport bucket includes adjustable head restraints and folding rear seat with trunk pass-through
  • Seat adjuster, driver 4-way manual (fore/aft, up/down) with power recliner
  • Seat adjuster, front passenger 2-way manual (fore/aft) with power recliner
  • Seat trim, LS Cloth seat trim
  • Console, floor, with armrest
  • Floor mats, carpeted front
  • Dead pedal, driver
  • Steering wheel, 3-spoke, urethane
  • Steering column, manual rake and telescopic
  • Instrumentation, analog with Driver Information Center display, includes speedometer, tachometer, fuel gauge and engine temperature gauge
  • Compass, located in Driver Information Center
  • Door locks, power programmable with lockout protection
  • Remote Keyless Entry
  • Windows, power with driver and passenger Express-Down/Up
  • Cruise control, electronic with set and resume speed, steering wheel mounted
  • Trunk release, remote, located on driver-side
  • Theft-deterrent system, PASS-Key III
  • Air conditioning, single-zone manual
  • Air filtration system with pollen filter
  • Defogger, rear-window, electric
  • Glovebox, lockable
  • Power outlets, 2 auxiliary 1 located in center console storage area and 1 located at front of center console
  • Cup holders, 2 front
  • Map pockets, front doors
  • Mirror, inside rearview manual day/night
  • Visors, driver and front passenger vanity mirrors, covered
  • Lighting, front reading lamps
  • Lighting, interior dome with illuminated entry and theater dimming
  • Coat hooks, driver- and passenger-side rear
  • Shift knob, urethane
  • Seats, front Sport bucket includes adjustable head restraints and folding rear seat with trunk pass-through (Includes passenger-side seatback map pocket.)
  • Seat adjuster, driver, 6-way power (fore/aft, up/down, tilt) with power recliner
  • Seat adjuster, front passenger, 6-way power (fore/aft, up/down, tilt) with power recliner
  • Seat trim, Sport Cloth seat trim
  • Steering wheel, 3-spoke leather-wrapped
  • Shift knob, leather-wrapped
  • Seat trim, front leather seating surfaces
  • Seats, heated driver and front passenger
  • Gauges, auxiliary, multi-function includes 4 gauges: oil pressure, battery voltage, oil temperature and transmission fluid temperature, mounted on center console forward of shifter
  • Head-Up Display with digital readouts for vehicle speed, selected gear, audio system information, high-beam indicator, compass, outside air temperature, turn signals, tachometer, vehicle messages, Turn-by-Turn information and phone information
  • Universal Home Remote includes garage door opener, 3-channel programmable
  • Mirror, inside rearview auto-dimming, frameless
  • Sill plate, Chevrolet
  • Seat trim, front leather-appointed with sueded microfiber inserts
  • Pedals, alloy
  • Steering wheel, 3-spoke leather-wrapped (Flat bottom steering wheel.)
  • Gauges, auxiliary, multi-function includes 4 gauges: boost readout, oil pressure, battery voltage and oil temperature, mounted on center console forward of shifter
  • Head-Up Display with digital readouts for vehicle speed, selected gear, audio system information, high-beam indicator, compass, outside air temperature, turn signals, tachometer, vehicle messages, Turn-by-Turn information and phone information (Also includes G-Force readout)
  • Seats, front Sport bucket includes adjustable head restraints and fixed rear seat (Includes passenger-side seatback map pocket.)
  • Visors, driver and front passenger vanity mirrors
EXTERIOR
  • Wheels, 18" (45.7 cm) heritage steel
  • Tires, P245/55R18 touring, blackwall, all-season
  • Tire sealant and inflator kit in place of spare tire
  • Molding, Black roof ditch
  • Fascias, front and rear body-color with front grille and rear diffuser
  • Spoiler, rear
  • Moldings, body-color lower rocker
  • Hood blanket with debossed Chevrolet bowtie
  • Headlamps, halogen composite with automatic exterior lamp control
  • Mirrors, outside power-adjustable body-color
  • Wipers, front intermittent
  • Door handles, body-color
  • Wheels, 18" (45.7 cm) painted aluminum
  • Fog lamps (When (WRS) RS Package is ordered, fog lamps act as Daytime Running Lamps.)
  • Wheels, 19" (48.3 cm) painted aluminum
  • Tires, P245/50R19 touring, blackwall, all-season
  • Mirrors, outside heated power-adjustable and driver-side auto-dimming, body-color
  • Wheels, 20" x 8" (50.8 cm x 20.3 cm) front and 20" x 9" (50.8 cm x 22.9 cm) rear flangeless, painted aluminum with Bright Silver finish (Midnight Silver finish when (WRS) RS Package is ordered.)
  • Tires, P245/45R20 front and P275/40R20 rear, blackwall, summer
  • Spare tire and wheel, not desired tire sealant and inflator kit in place of spare tire
  • Fascias, front and rear body-color, SS-specific with unique front grille and rear diffuser, lower extension and front air scoop
  • Wheels, 20" x 10" (50.8 cm x 25.4 cm) front and 20" x 11" (50.8 cm x 27.9 cm) rear Black 10-spoke forged aluminum
  • Tires, 285/35ZR20 front and 305/35ZR20 rear, blackwall, performance summer
  • Molding, body-color roof ditch
  • Fascias, front and rear body-color, ZL1-specific with front splitter, rear diffuser and side rocker extensions
  • Spoiler, rear, unique
  • Hood, aluminum with carbon fiber hood insert
  • Headlamps, high intensity discharge with automatic exterior lamp control
  • Fog lamps
  • Sill plate, ZL1
  • Convertible top, power folding includes glass rear window with integral defogger
  • Tonneau cover
  • Black Top
MECHANICAL
  • Engine, 3.6L SIDI DOHC V6 VVT (323 hp [240.8 kW] @ 6800 rpm, 278 lb-ft of torque [375.3 N-m] @ 4800 rpm)
  • Transmission, 6-speed manual
  • Axle, 3.27 ratio
  • Differential, limited slip
  • Rear wheel drive
  • Alternator, 150 amps
  • Battery, maintenance-free with rundown protection and retained accessory power
  • Suspension, Sport
  • Steering, power, variable ratio
  • Brakes, 4-wheel antilock, 4-wheel disc (Single piston front brakes with super corner rear brakes.)
  • Exhaust, dual-outlet stainless-steel with polished tips
  • Transmission, 6-speed automatic includes TAPshift manual shift controls on steering wheel
  • Axle, 2.92 ratio
  • Engine, 6.2L V8 SFI (426 hp [317.6 kW] @ 5900 rpm, 420 lb-ft of torque [567.0 N-m] @ 4600 rpm) (Requires (MN6) 6-speed manual transmission.)
  • Axle, 3.45 ratio
  • Suspension, Performance
  • Steering, power, variable ratio, electric
  • Brakes, 4-wheel antilock, 4-wheel disc (Brembo performance 4 piston front and 4 piston rear brakes.)
  • Brakes, Brembo
  • Engine, 6.2L supercharged V8 (580 hp [432.5 kW] @ 6000 rpm, 556 lb-ft of torque [750.6 N-m] @ 4200 rpm)
  • Axle, 3.73 ratio
  • Alternator, 155 amps
  • Suspension, Performance Ride and Handling
  • Magnetic ride control
  • Brakes, 4-wheel antilock, 4-wheel disc, Brembo performance 6 piston front and 4 piston rear brakes
  • Exhaust, dual-mode, performance
PACKAGE
  • Rear Vision Package includes (UD7) Rear Park Assist and (UVC) Rear Vision Camera
SAFETY
  • StabiliTrak, stability control system with traction control
  • Daytime Running Lamps
  • Air bags, dual-stage frontal, and thorax side-impact, driver and front passenger, and head curtain side-impact, front and rear outboard seating positions includes Passenger Sensing System (Always use safety belts and child restraints. Children are safer when properly secured in a rear seat in the appropriate child restraint. See the Owner's Manual for more information.)
  • OnStar, 6 months of Directions and Connections plan includes, Automatic Crash Response, Emergency Services, Crisis Assist, First Assist, Injury Severity Predictor, Stolen Vehicle Assistance, Stolen Vehicle Slowdown, Remote Ignition Block, Remote Door Unlock, Roadside Assistance, Remote Horn and Lights, Turn-by-Turn Navigation with OnStar eNav, OnStar Vehicle Diagnostics, Hands Free Calling and available OnStar RemoteLink mobile app. (Visit onstar.com for details and system limitations.)
  • Automatic Crash Response
  • Safety belts, 3-point, all seating positions
  • Safety belt pretensioners driver and front passenger
  • LATCH system (Lower Anchors and Top tethers for CHildren) for child safety seats
  • Trunk emergency release handle
  • Tire Pressure Monitoring System
  • Stolen Vehicle Assistance
  • OnStar Turn-by-Turn Navigation
  • Rear Park Assist, Ultrasonic
  • Rearview Vision Camera display integrated into Color Touch Radio
  • Daytime Running Lamps, separate
  • Air bags, dual-stage frontal, and thorax and head side-impact, driver and front passenger includes Passenger Sensing System (Always use safety belts and child restraints. Children are safer when properly secured in a rear seat in the appropriate child restraint. See the Owner's Manual for more information.)
ENTERTAINMENT
  • Audio system, AM/FM stereo with CD-ROM and MP3 playback music navigator, Graphic Information Display (GID) and auxiliary input jack, includes outside temperature display
  • Audio system feature 6-speaker system
  • SiriusXM Satellite Radio is standard on nearly all 2013 GM models. Enjoy a 3-month trial to the XM Premier package, with over 140 channels including commercial-free music, all your favorite sports, exclusive talk and entertainment. And now add premium channels to your trial at no cost. Welcome to the world of satellite radio. (If you subscribe after your trial period, subscriptions are continuous until you call SiriusXM to cancel. See SiriusXM Customer Agreement for complete terms at www.siriusxm.com. Other fees and taxes will apply. All fees and programming subject to change.)
  • Bluetooth for phone, personal cell phone connectivity to vehicle audio system
  • Steering wheel controls, mounted audio controls
  • Antenna, integral rear window
  • Antenna, OnStar and SiriusXM Satellite Radio fin-type, Black, located on roof
  • Audio system, 7" diagonal Color Touch screen display AM/FM stereo
  • Audio system feature, USB port, located in center console
  • Chevrolet MyLink Touch includes Bluetooth streaming audio for music and select phones; Hands-Free smartphone integration
  • Antenna, OnStar and SiriusXM Satellite Radio fin-type, Black, located on roof (Body-color when (WRS) RS Package is ordered.)
  • Audio system feature Boston Acoustics premium 9-speaker system, 245 watts
  • SiriusXM Satellite Radio is standard on nearly all 2013 GM models. Enjoy a 3-month trial to the XM Premier package, with over 140 channels including commercial-free music, all your favorite sports, exclusive talk and entertainment. And now add premium channels to your trial at no cost. Welcome to the world of satellite radio. (SiriusXM subscription extended to a full year. If you subscribe after your trial period, subscriptions are continuous until you call SiriusXM to cancel. See SiriusXM Customer Agreement for complete terms at www.siriusxm.com. Other fees and taxes will apply. All fees and programming subject to change.)
  • Antenna, OnStar and SiriusXM Satellite Radio fin-type, Black, located on roof (Body-color. Black when there is a stripe on the roof.)
  • Audio system feature 7-speaker system including 8" subwoofer and a 2 channel amp
  • Antenna, AM/FM (Located within spoiler.)
  • Antenna, OnStar and SiriusXM Satellite Radio fin-type, body-color, located on decklid
  • Audio system feature Boston Acoustics premium 8 speaker system with a 10" subwoofer, 245 watts

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