1991 Chevrolet Lumina

1991 Chevrolet Lumina Z34 coupe, base coupe, minivan
Models in the 1991 Lumina lineup included (front to back) the
Z34 coupe, the base coupe, and the minivan.

The 1991 Chevrolet Lumina line introduced the sport-oriented Z34 coupe. Base and Euro sedans and coupes were still offered, but the Z34 was the sole recipient of GM's new 3.4-liter Twin Dual Cam V-6, with double-overhead cams, four valves per cylinder, and up to a rousing 210 horsepower.

Other Z34 exclusives included a standard five-speed manual transmission (unavailable elsewhere in the Lumina line), special ground-effects lower body panels, a louvered hood, filled-in grille, rear lip spoiler, and wider 225/60R16 tires. Ordering the optional four-speed automatic dropped horsepower slightly, to 200.

Other Luminas got only minor changes, among them a body-colored slatted grille in place of a black-out grille and softer "touring" tires on Euro models instead of high-performance tires.

Base powertrain was again a 110-horsepower 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine mated to a three-speed automatic transmission, but the 3,100-pound Lumina was much livelier when fitted with the optional 3.1-liter V-6 producing 140 horsepower, whether paired with the three-speed or four-speed automatic. Euro models came standard with the V-6.

1991 Chevrolet Lumina Euro coupe
The Lumina Euro coupe returned in 1991.

1991 Chevrolet Lumina Facts

Model

Weight range (lbs.)

Price range (new)

Number built

Lumina

3,111-3,374

$12,670-$17,275

NA

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