Chevrolet Monte Carlo is a type of personal luxury car produced by an American automobile manufacturer, General Motors, since 1970. The production of this model was ended in 2007. During its production period, the company has released six generations of Chevrolet Monte Carlo. The first generation was produced in 1970-1972. The second generation was produced in 1973-1977. The third generation was produced in 1978-1980. The fourth generation was produced in 1981-1988. The fifth generation was produced in 1995-1999. The sixth generation was produced in 2000-2005.
The latest generation of Chevrolet Monte Carlo was assembled in Canada. It is a type of 2-door coupe vehicle with transverse front-engine front-wheel drive layout. It was built based on the GM W platform. It features three different engines, namely 3.4 liters LA1 V6 engine, 3.8 liters L36 V6 engine, and 3.8 liters L67 SC V6 engine. It uses 4-speed 4T65-E automatic and 4-speed 4T65E-HD automatic transmission system. It has 110 inches wheelbase, with 197 inches length, 72 inches width, and 55 inches height.
There are various safety features embedded into the body of the vehicle to ensure the safety of the driver and the passengers during their journey with the car.
Those features are driver and front passenger frontal airbags, seat-mounted and Driver side impact airbags, ABS and driveline traction control, in-vehicle assistance service, automatic crash response, emergency services, crisis assist, stolen vehicle assistance, remote door unlock, roadside assistance, remote horn and lights, hands-free calling, vehicle diagnostics, optional stolen vehicle tracking, halogen headlights, fully automatic exterior light control, standard daytime running lights, standard illuminated entry, keyfob remote keyless entry for all doors, standard panic alarm, power door lock with 2 stage unlock, optional content theft-deterrent alarm system, PASSLock ignition disable, TheftLock Theft deterrent radio, and optional low tire pressure warning.
According to the National Highway and Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), Chevrolet Monte Carlo received 5 stars safety rating for frontal impact on the driver side, 5 stars safety rating for frontal impact on the passenger side, 3 stars safety rating for side impact on the front occupant side, 4 stars safety rating for side impact on the rear occupant side, and 4 stars safety rating on the rollover resistance.
There are four documented safety recalls for Chevrolet Monte Carlo. The recalls were made due to some problems found on the vehicle.
– On March 2007, the company recalled the 2005 model of Chevrolet Monte Carlo due to a possible problem in the fuel tank, which may potentially cause the fuel leak and possible fire.
– On October 2008, the company recalled the 2005 model of Chevrolet Monte Carlo due to the steering problem, which may potentially cause the driver to lose control of the vehicle, which may lead to a potential vehicle crash.
– On February 2009, the company recalled the 2005 model of Chevrolet Monte Carlo due to the broken steering knuckle, which may possibly cause the driver to lose control of the vehicle, which may lead to potential vehicle crash.
– On July 2014, the company recalled the 2005 model of Chevrolet Monte Carlo due to the problem in the ignition system, which may affect the mechanism that allows the airbags to be deployed at the moment of crash, which may lead to increased risk of injury during the car crash.