Depending on the model, year and available options, the Chevrolet Cavalier has a curb weight of 2,271 to 2,900 pounds. The base coupe is the lightest model, with engine upgrades and convertible options adding to the weight.
The first generation of Cavaliers, manufactured from 1982 to 1987, weighed 2,300 pounds for the base model, and 2,500 pounds for the hatchback option. The second generation of Cavaliers, from 1988 to 1994, weighed in at 2,359 pounds for the base model. The Rally Sport option started at 2,271 pounds, while the convertible option for this generation weighed 2,665 pounds. The third and final generation of Chevrolet Cavaliers, from 1995 to 2005, weighed 2,562 pounds for the base model, with the convertible option bringing the weight to 2,900 pounds.