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Chevrolet Beretta


1991 Chevrolet Beretta

1991 Chevrolet Beretta base model
The Beretta gained a standard driver-side air bag for 1991.

The 1991 Chevrolet Beretta, like its four-door Corsica stablemate, got a driver-side air bag and a redesigned dash. Meanwhile, the GTZ sports model, introduced a year earlier, added a second powertrain, and the mid-level GT was spiffed up with a monochromatic exterior paint scheme, new door decals, and body-colored alloy wheels.

On the new dash, the headlight and wiper controls were now actu­ated by rotary dials rather than buttons and slide controls, and the action of the intermittent wipers was geared to vehicle speed. Twin cup holders popped out of a new console, which also included space for discs when the newly optional CD player was ordered.

Standard on base models was again a 95-horsepower 2.2-liter four-cylinder engine, while GTs came with a 140-horsepower 3.1-liter V-6 that was optional on the base. That engine was also now available as a credit option on the GTZ, which otherwise carried a 2.3-liter High Output Quad 4 with 180 horsepower. All came standard with a five-speed manual. A three-speed automatic was optional with the V-6 and the smaller four; on the GTZ, the V-6 could only be mated to the automatic.

1991 Chevrolet Beretta GT
All 1991 Berettas, including this GT model, gained a new
steering wheel and redesigned gauges and controls.

1991 Chevrolet Beretta Facts

Model

Weight range (lbs.)

Price range (new)

Number built

Beretta and Corsica

2,649-2,797

$10,365-$14,550

270,153

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