2013 Chevrolet Camaro

MSRP $23,345 - $32,635

Ranked #3 in Coupe

7.7

Overall Rating

2013 Chevrolet Camaro Price, Review, Ratings and Pictures

Updated on: August 7, 2021

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Nathan Dyer 

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The 2013 Chevrolet Camaro Coupe is the perfect blend of classic American design and performance. With a sportier profile, a more powerful engine, and more aggressive styling to match any mood you're in, the 2013 Camaro makes an unmistakable statement. The Chevrolet Camaro has always been known to be a good-looking, well-built, and decently quick car in a segment that also rivals products like the Ford Mustang, Dodge Challenger, and the Nissan 370Z

 

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Pros

Attractive and a strong exterior design language

Decent performance output

Availability of a slick-shifting manual gearbox

Feature-rich cabin

Cons

Not so great visibility

Rivals offer better fuel economy figures

Not so VFM pricing

What's New?

No major changes have been made to the 2013 Chevrolet Camaro 


Features

vehicle bio

base price

$23345

bodystyle

2dr Coupe

passenger capacity

4

top speed

158 mph

drivetrain

rear wheel drive

engine type

displacement

217 cu.in.

horsepower

323 hp @ 6800 rpm

torque

278 lb.-ft. @ 4800 rpm

transmission

6 speed manual w/OD

chassis

suspension front

MacPherson strut front suspension

dimensions

wheelbase

112.3 in.

length

190.4 in.

width

75.5 in.

height

54.2 in.

curb weight

3780 lbs.

ground clearance

4 in.

capacity

passenger volume

93 cu ft.

cargo volume

11.3 cu ft.

towing capacity

1000 lbs.

performance

zero to 60 mph

5.3 sec.

standing 1/4-mile

14.1 sec.

fuel economy

city/combined/highway

17/22/28 mpg

highway range

532 mi.

warranty

basic warranty

3 yr./ 36000 mi.

drivetrain warranty

5 yr./ 100000 mi.

powertrain warranty

5 yr./ 100,000 mi.

corrosion warranty

6 yr./100,000 mi.

roadside assistance

Yes


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Trims

LS$23,345 onwards

LT$25,760 onwards

SS$32,635 onwards

Colors and Styles

2013 Chevrolet Camaro in Agate Gray Metallic color
Agate Gray Metallic

Vehicle images are guides only and may not reflect the model's exact specifications/features– exact specifications/features should be confirmed with the seller.

Ratings

Pricing and Feature

8.0

Features

9.0

Engine and Performance

9.0

Fuel Economy

6.0

Interior

8.0

Exterior

7.0

Safety

8.0

Competition

8.0

7.7

OVERALL RATING

Expert Review, Pricing Analysis and Buying Guide

7.7

Overall Rating


And now, it offers the most diverse driving experience of any Camaro yet, while setting new standards for performance and refinement. With the 2013 update, the Chevrolet Camaro now gets an even better package with updated exteriors and some other changes that have been made to the interiors. With prices starting from $23,345, how good is the 2013 Chevrolet Camaro? Let’s find out.

 


9.0/10
Features

9.0/10
Engine and Performance

6.0/10
Fuel Economy

8.0/10
Interior

7.0/10
Exterior

8.0/10
Safety


2013 Chevrolet Camaro Features

9.0/10

The 2013 Chevrolet Camaro is available with four trim options that include 1LS, 2LS, 1LT, and 2LT. The starting price of the 1LS is $23,345 while the top of the line variant is priced at $29,330. A number of other additional packages are also on offer with the vehicle for buyers who need more premium experience.

Trims

1LS

2LS

1LT

2LT

MSRP

$23,345

$24,545

$25,760

$28,685

Key Features

Rear limited-slip differential

Dusk sensing auto delay off headlamps

Front fog/driving lights

Rear parking sensors w/rear view camera

 

Post-collision safety system

Front and rear head airbags

8-way Power Front Seats

Leather Upholstery

 

6-speaker audio system

18-inch steel wheels

Premium cloth upholstery

9-speaker Boston Acoustics audio system

 

3-months of paid satellite radio service

 

Leather steering wheel

12-months of paid satellite radio service

 

Tilt and telescopic steering wheel

 

18-inch painted alloy wheels

Multi-level heating front seats

 

Cloth upholstery

   

19-inch painted alloy wheels

We Recommend

The 2013 Chevrolet Camaro 2LT is one of the most VFM variants in the entire line-up. The model is priced from $29,330 and is heavily loaded with almost all the features. In addition to this, this trim also gets a more premium audio system, better exterior features, and a lot more. In all, buyers will find it worth investing their money in this top trim.

2013 Chevrolet Camaro Engine and Performance

9.0/10

Powering the 2013 Chevrolet Camaro is a 3.6-L V6 engine that churns out 323 hp of maximum power. The peak torque output on the other hand happens to be 278 lb-ft. As standard, this engine comes mated to a 6-speed manual gearbox while buyers can also opt for the optional automatic gearbox. The manual gearbox is easy to operate and the clutch too is not very difficult to operate. The 3.6-L V6 engine is tired and tested and has a proven track record when it comes to reliability and maintenance.

The low-end grunt of this engine is impressive and the NVH levels too are decent and not the best. The maximum power comes in once the engine hits the three thousand RPM mark. The clutch is progressive and easy to operate, making it a great vehicle for urban usage as well. The rear-wheel-drive system too is highly competent. Slight vibrations are felt on the ABC pedals when the engine is pushed hard and the revs hit the redline.

Models

2013 Chevrolet Camaro

2013 Dodge Challenger

2013 Ford Mustang

2013 Nissan 370Z

MSRP

$23,345

$26,295

$22,200

$33,120

Engine 

3.6-L V6

3.6-L V6

3.7-L V6

3.7-L V6

Drivetrain

RWD

RWD

RWD

RWD

Transmission

6-speed manual

5-speed Automatic

6-speed manual

6-speed manual

Power 

323hp @ 6800 rpm

305hp @ 6350 rpm

305hp @ 6500 rpm

332hp @ 7000 rpm

Torque

278lb-ft @ 4800 rpm

268lb-ft @ 4800 rpm

280lb-ft @ 4250 rpm

270lb-ft @ 5200 rpm

0-60 MPH (sec)

6.2

6.8

6.0

5.4

Quarter mile (sec)

14.3

15

14

13.3

Top Speed (MPH)

157

156

153

155

The 2013 Chevrolet Camaro gets one of the most powerful engines in the segment and is only a couple of milliseconds slower than the Ford Mustang. The Nissan 370Z on the other hand is the fastest in the segment, all thanks to the 332 hp engine. The Dodge Challenger has the least power and comes last in both runs.

2013 Chevrolet Camaro Fuel Economy

6.0/10

While the fuel economy figures of the 2013 Chevrolet Camaro are very impressive, the vehicle does deliver decent fuel mileage. To start with, the city mileage happens to be 17 MPG, while the highway mileage stands at 28 MPG. The combined fuel economy is claimed to be 20 MPG, which is not very impressive. The car however gets a fuel tank capacity of 19 gallons which helps it have a decent range on a single tank full of fuel.

Models

2013 Chevrolet Camaro

2013 Dodge Challenger

2013 Ford Mustang

2013 Nissan 370Z

MPG (City)

17

18

19

18

MPG (Highway)

28

27

29

26

MPG (Combined)

20

21

22

21

Fuel Capacity (gallons)

19

19.5

16

19

Range (City/ Highway) (miles)

323/532

351/526.5

304/564

342/494

Rivals like the Mustang and the Challenger offer segment-best fuel economy figures and have a slight edge over the 2013 Chevrolet Camaro when it comes to fuel economy. The Ford Mustang comes with a smaller fuel tank which significantly affects its driving range despite having the best fuel economy.

2013 Chevrolet Camaro Interior

8.0/10

The cabin of the 2013 Chevrolet Camaro is well built and spacious. The seats at the front as well as at the rear are supportive and comfortable while the dashboard gets an appealing design language. The buttons and the switchgear feel premium and tactile while the ergonomics to are sorted. The quality of the parts and the components of the dashboard too are of premium quality. The car gets heated sports seats at the front which also gets 6-way power adjustment. The cushioning and support offered by these seats are great and the under-thigh support is impressive. 

Moving in and out of the vehicle, however, is difficult and the overall visibility is not the best. On the features front, the Camaro gets tilt and telescopic adjustment for the steering wheel, steering mounted buttons to control the MID and the audio system, heated seats, power-operated mirrors, and a lot more. In all, the cabin of the 2013 Camaro is spacious, well built, and has almost all the features that one can expect at this price point.

Models

2013 Chevrolet Camaro

2013 Dodge Challenger

2013 Ford Mustang

2013 Nissan 370Z

Seating Capacity

4

5

4

2

Front Row (Head/Shoulder/Leg) (in)

37.4/56.9/42.4

39.3/58.2/42

38.5/55.3/42.4

38.2/54.4/42.9

Rear Row (Head/Shoulder/Leg) (in)

35.3/50.42/29.9

37.4/53.9/32.6

34.7/47.8/29.8

N/A

Cargo Capacity (cu-ft)

11.3

16.2

13.4

6.9

The rivals of the 2013 Chevrolet Camaro offer a significantly more spacious cabin while the seats to are slightly better in terms of overall comfort. The Nissan 370Z is the odd one out of the segment as it is a 2-seater while all others are four-seaters. It also has the lowest cargo space in the segment at 6.9 cu ft. Standout interior features 2013 Chevrolet Camaro:

  • 6-way power front seats w/ power recliner
  • Front Sports bucket heated seats
  • Front leather seating surfaces
  • Leather-wrapped shift knob
  • Tilt and telescopic 3-spoke leather-wrapped steering wheel
  • Universal Home Remote

How intuitive is the 2013 Chevrolet Camaro’s infotainment unit?

The 2013 Chevrolet Camaro gets a competent touchscreen system that gets a number of features like Onstar Turn by turn navigation, SiriusXM satellite radio, and a lot more. Moreover, the system also gets Bluetooth connectivity, a heads-up display, etc. The audio system gets 9-speaker 245 W Boston Acoustics premium speakers that have an impressive and strong music output. Using the system is easy and the response to the user inputs too is fast. Standout infotainment features in the 2013 Chevrolet Camaro:

  • 9-speaker 245W Boston Acoustics premium audio system
  • SiriusXM Satellite Radio w/3-month trial 'XM Select' package
  • Bluetooth phone and audio connectivity
  • Navigation
  • OnStar Turn-by-Turn Navigation
  • Head-up display

2013 Chevrolet Camaro Exterior

7.0/10

The Camaro series has always been one of the best-looking vehicles in the market and the 2013 Camaro gets a strong design language. To start with, the front fascia gets the iconic vertical grille with headlamps on either side. In addition to this, the bumper looks subtle and goes well with the character of the vehicle. The long hood of the car along with big alloy wheels gives it a strong character and an aggressive road presence.

The rear too gets a busy design which complements the overall design language of the vehicle. The separate tail lights and high bumper do give it a little too radical a look. Having said this, the build quality of the vehicle remains great and the car gets heated ORVMs. The driver-side ORVM also gets an auto-dimming feature.

Models

2013 Chevrolet Camaro

2013 Dodge Challenger

2013 Ford Mustang

2013 Nissan 370Z

Curb Weight (lbs.)

3780

3834

3501

3272

Length (in.)

190.4

197.7

188.5

167.2

Width (in.)

75.5

75.7

73.9

72.6

Height (in.)

54.2

57.1

55.6

51.8

Ground Clearance (in.)

N/A

5.7

N/A

4.84

Wheelbase (in.)

112.3

116

107.1

100.4

There is an almost negligible difference between the rivals and the 2013 Chevrolet Camaro when it comes to the external dimensions. However, the Camaro does boast a strong road presence. The Dodge Challenger is the longest vehicle in the competition and also has a large wheelbase at 116 inches which translates to better interior room. Standout exterior features in the 2013 Chevrolet Camaro:

  • Halogen composite headlights w/automatic exterior lamp control
  • Fog lamps
  • Outside heated power-adjustable and driver-side auto-dimming mirrors
  • Hood blanket with debossed Chevrolet bowtie
  • Body-color lower rocker moldings
  • Rear spoiler
  • 19-inch painted aluminum wheel

2013 Chevrolet Camaro Safety

8.0/10

The 2013 Chevrolet Camaro scored a perfect five out of five-star rating in the crash tests conducted by NHTSA. In addition to this, the vehicle also was one of the very few cars to score a perfect five-star rating in the rollover rating. The cabin gets high tensile steel which prevents the body shell from collapsing in case of a crash. There are also a number of other safety features that come as standard with the vehicle. Standout safety features in the 2013 Chevrolet Camaro:

  • StabiliTrak stability control system and traction control
  • Automatic Crash Response
  • Stolen Vehicle Assistance
  • Ultrasonic Rear Park Assist w/Rearview Vision Camera
  • Tire Pressure Monitoring System

2013 Chevrolet Camaro Final Verdict

The 2013 Chevrolet Camaro comes out to be one of the best muscle cars in the market. The car boasts impressive interiors and capable powertrain options which make it a practical choice for anyone. In addition to this, the vehicle also secured highly impressive ratings in the crash tests while the performance output is great. Having said this, if you are someone who is looking for a hardcore muscle car, cars like the Mustang or the Dodge Challenger may just be a better choice.

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