The 2019 Chevrolet Camaro is the newest release in Chevy’s popular Camaro series that has been on the market since its first model was released more than fifty years ago in 1967. The Chevy Camaro is a staple in the entry-level sports car market. It is renowned for its sleek style, high performance, customizability, and relative affordability. The newly-released 2019 Camaro just builds on the Camaro’s established foundation with targeted upgrades and new special features.
Perhaps the most significant—and surprising—change between certain 2018 and 2019 Camaro models is in their price. The base prices of the 1LS, 1LT, and 2LT Coupe Camaros all dropped significantly for 2019: just over $900 for the 1LS, $1200 for the 1LT, and $3000 for the 2LT. Prices for other Camaro models are unchanged from 2018.
The Chevy Camaro has always been a very customizable car. It is available in several different models and multiple trim levels in order to meet the functionality and style preferences of as many drivers as possible. You can choose between the LS, LT, SS, and ZL1 models—LS is the Camaro’s base model. All of the Camaro models except for the LS and the ZL1 also feature multiple trim level options: 1LT, 2LT, and 3LT for the LT; and 1SS and 2SS for the SS.
This multitude of choices for models and trim levels gives drivers plenty of freedom to customize their Camaro into the sports car of their dreams. The 2019 Camaro offers four different engine options, three transmission options—6-speed manual, 8-speed paddle-shift automatic, and 10-speed paddle-shift automatic—and multiple body styles —Convertible and Coupe. The engine options for the 2019 Camaro include a 3.6-L V6 engine with 335 horsepower and 284 lb.-ft. of torque; a 6.2-L V8 engine with 455 horsepower and 455 lb.-ft. of torque; a supercharged 6.2-L V8 engine with 650 horsepower and 650 lb.-ft. of torque; and a 2.0-L Turbo engine with 275 horsepower and 295 lb.-ft. of torque.
The 2.0-L Turbo engine is a brand new option for the 2019 Camaro. It offers impressive 0 to 60 times of 5.4 seconds for models with manual transmission and 5.5 seconds for models with automatic transmission. This powertrain engine offers effortless power and speed in addition to impressive fuel efficiency. Its estimated gas mileage on the highway is 31 MPG, which is a competitive efficiency especially for a power-focused sports car. For the 2019 Camaro, the new 2.0-L Turbo engine is standard on the LS model and the 1LT and 2LT trim levels of the LT model.
The 2019 Camaro offers even more customizability with its Turbo 1LE Track Package that is now compatible with its 2.0-L Turbo engine. You can add this package as an upgrade to the SS and ZL1 models as well as any 2019 Camaro model that includes a V6 or 2.0-L engine. The 1LE add-on package is designed to improve both the performance and style of your Camaro. It offers precision braking, handling, steering, and grip that give you more control over your driving and make your driving experience smoother and more enjoyable. Other notable performance features of the 1LE Track Package include dual-mode exhaust and four different drive modes. As for style, the sleek, modern design of the 1LE Track package adds a satin black-wrapped hood and black real spoiler and mirrors to your Camaro.
Upgraded Infotainment System
The Infotainment system of the 2019 Camaro is upgraded from that of the 2018 model in order to keep up with modern high-tech expectations for newly-released cars— especially new sports cars. All 2019 Camaro models come with a large—7 or 8-inch, depending on the model and trim level you choose—built-in touchscreen in full color.
Notable upgrades in infotainment in the 2019 Camaro models include improved usability with a redesigned interface and more options for personalizing the way you use your entertainment and navigation options to enhance your driving experience and increase convenience for drivers. The Chevrolet Infotainment system in 2019 Camaro models offers optional information on traffic with real-time updates for easier, more efficient navigation. It can also connect via Bluetooth to up to two phones at once for compatibility with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay.
The exterior and interior style of the Chevrolet Camaro underwent minor updates in the 2019 models. Some of the most notable changes in the style of the 2019 Camaro include new front- end styling, redesigned rear fascia, new ambient lighting color choices, an available sueded flat-bottom steering wheel, and a sueded shift knob.