This VL Coupe was the price leader for the 1991 model year.
Inside, rotary knobs were used in lieu of buttons and slide levers for the headlight and wiper controls. A restyled dash with built-in shelf added dual slide-out cup holders, while the instrument panel added coolant temperature and oil pressure gauges. Z24s got a new four-way adjustable driver's seat and optional CD player.
The usual three body styles were offered at the start of the year -- coupe, sedan, and wagon -- but midyear saw the return of the Cavalier convertible. Three trim levels were available. The VL carried over as a price leader, while the base models were renamed RS. Z24 returned as the sporting alternative. The revived convertible was offered only in RS guise this time around; previously, it came only in Z24 trim.
Powertrains were unchanged, with a 95-horsepower 2.2-liter four standard in VL and RS models (except the convertible), and a 140-horsepower 3.1-liter V-6 standard in RS convertibles and Z24s, and optional in RS wagons.
1991 Chevrolet Cavalier Facts
| Model|| Weight range (lbs.)|| Price range (new)|| Number built|
| Cavalier|| 2,436-2,757|| $7,995-$15,214||326,847|
At $15, 214, this Chevy Cavalier RS convertible
was the priciest 1991 model.
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