2017 Chevrolet Camaro Gets More Affordable Entry Model 1LS

Oct 17, 2016 07:27 AM EDT | Mariechris Felipe

The 2017 Chevrolet Camaro line has been launched with new variants that allow the public a more affordable entry model called the 1LS, while the sportier Chevrolet model will arrive soon. The 1LS is priced at $26,900, $500 less than the 2017 Camaro’s previous lowest price and will only be available in manual transmission.

2017 Chevrolet Camaro Price

In the United States, the 2017 Chevrolet Camaro price range starts from $ 27,600 of the Coupe 1LT body version, equipped with four-cylinder engine turbo 2.0-liter. Until last September, in which it fulfilled its 50th anniversary in the automobile world, where they launched the 1LS as a gift for those loyal fans who wants a more affordable Camaro. The rest of the coupe trim levels, including 2LT ($31,400), 1SS ($37,900), and 2SS ($42,900), didn't change its price, as reported by Car and Driver.

While the Ford Mustang sixth generation had beaten the Camaro in sales last month, the Camaro had been leading sales for over two years now especially when the Mustang suffered a sharp drop in sales, even forcing Ford to stop production for a week. And with the 1LS, sales are expected to go up again.

Say Hello To The 1LS

The new 2017 Chevrolet Camaro entry level will be called 1LS and is basically similar to the 1LT version. According to Torque News, the only difference between the new version 1LS and 1LT transmission is being exclusively six-speed manual for the 1LT, while the Hydra-Matic Automatic 8 relations will be the only option available for the Camaro 1LT.

Aesthetically and equipment level there will be no differences, having the same equipment, which included the Camaro 1LT so far. Infotainment system including Chevrolet MyLink with a seven-inch screen and Android Auto and Apple connectivity carplay and services OnStar 4G LTE , climate control, 18-inch wheels and rear parking camera. The only difference between the standard equipment we have found is the remote start system of Camaro, an option that is only available for automatic transmissions eight and 10 speeds, and therefore not for the Camaro 1LS manual.

Bodywork options, coupe, and cabrio, as well as mechanical available, are identical to the 1LT version. Being able to choose between two types of body mechanics or between 2.0 - liter turbo and V6 LGX 3.6 - liter achieving 278 hp and 340 hp respectively.

The new prices start from $ 26,900 for the Camaro 1LS Coupe and $ 32,900 for the Convertible Camaro 1LS , both equipped with the supercharged four - cylinder engine. For $1,495 the V6 engine is available for both versions.

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