The 1977 Monte Carlo's front end had
become unappealingly overstyled.
Now that full-size Chevrolets had been downsized, they rode the same 116-inch wheelbase as Monte Carlos. Strangely enough, the Montes weighed more than the "big" coupes and sedans.
The list of available engines had slimmed down considerably. This year's Monte Carlo had only two choices: the standard 305-cubic-inch V-8 with a 145-horsepower rating, or an optional 350-cubic-inch V-8 that put out 170 horsepower. All Monte Carlos had Turbo Hydra-Matic.
Grilles now were divided into small segments, and a new hood
ornament carried the Monte Carlo crest. Widened taillights sat lower on the
rear panel and were horizontally segmented. Options included a padded vinyl
roof, sport mirrors, Turbine II wheels, and Rally wheels. Landau coupes had
pinstriping and a vinyl half-roof.
For the 1977 Monte Carlo, taillights were now horizontally segmented.
1977 Chevrolet Monte Carlo Facts
| Model|| Weight (lbs.)|| Price range (new)|| Number built|
| Monte Carlo|| 3,852|| $4,968-$5,298||411,038|
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