2020 Chevrolet Camaro


Ranked #11 in Compact Coupe

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Starting MSRP 

$26,495 - $35,685

Key Spec of 2020 Chevrolet Camaro
fuel economy


fuel type

Premium unleaded (recommended)


335 hp @ 6800 rpm

basic warranty


2020 Chevrolet Camaro Price, Review, Ratings and Pictures

Updated on: April 22, 2022

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The 2020 Chevrolet Camaro coupe is available for sale at a base price tag of $25,000. It comes in 1LS, 1LT, 2LT, and 3LT in its base form. A 275-hp 2.0L turbo-4 engine is standard but a 335-hp 3.0L V6 engine is also available. New for this year is an optional 10-speed automatic transmission for the V6. Only RWD configuration is available. Even the base engine is punchy enough to accelerate from 0-60 MPH in about 5.4 seconds. 

2020 Chevrolet Camaro third-quarter view

The interior of the Camaro looks modern for a car that harkens back to the 1960s. Its infotainment system is user-friendly and packs some of the latest features. On the safety front, the Camaro received great ratings and comes with a decent list of safety features. Also, the Camaro has topped the reliability ratings in its class. The Camaro was bound to compete with the Dodge Challenger and the Ford Mustang and the tradition continues to this day.

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ProsConsWhat's New

Sports car-like handling

Terrible visibility

New optional 10-speed automatic transmission for V6

Potent V6 powertrain

Poor cargo volume

A rich standard feature list

Cramped rear seats

Great reliability

User-friendly infotainment system

Over All Rating


Out of 10

Pricing and Features6.00
Pricing and Feature9.00
Engine and Performance9.00
Fuel Economy5.00
Final Verdict7.60
Notable Rankings

#11 in Compact Coupe

#19 in Coupe

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1LT$26,495 onwards

  • Power-Adjustable front passenger seat

1LS$27,490 onwards

  • 7-Inch touchscreen
  • Apple CarPlay and Android Auto
  • Single-zone automatic climate control
  • Six-Speaker audio system

2LT$28,495 onwards

  • Dual-Zone automatic climate control
  • Heated and ventilated front seats

3LT$32,495 onwards

  • 8-Inch touchscreen
  • Driver-Seat memory settings
  • Head-Up display
  • Heated steering wheel
  • Nine-Speaker Bose audio system

Colors and Styles

2020 Chevrolet Camaro in Black color

Expert Review, Pricing Analysis and Buying Guide

For the money, the Camaro offers more power and performance than cars costing twice as much- Autotrader

The Chevy Camaro is known for its raw muscle power and street racer demeanor. Both its engines are potent to offer a thrilling driven experience. Inside, the Camaro comes with an intuitive infotainment system and comfortable seats but its cargo room is very little for a sports coupe. The Camaro also earned decent safety ratings and features. 

The ownership costs of the Camaro are more than the Challenger but less than the Mustang. Its maintenance and repair costs are similar to the Challenger but its fuel costs and depreciation value are more. Due to this, the true cost to own is close to $7,200 per year. Also, the average cost per mile is $0.48, which is again more than the Challenger. 

2020 Chevrolet Camaro Front Three-Quarter View
2020 Chevrolet Camaro Rear Three-Quarter View

Buying Advice

If you're planning to buy a Chevy Camaro, go for the 2LT trim as it comes with decent infotainment and comfort features. This trim adds leather seats, dual-zone automatic climate control, heated and ventilated front seats. Also, buy the Technology package as it includes Infotainment 3 Plus infotainment system with an 8-inch touchscreen and navigation system. The package also includes a 9-speaker Bose audio system. 

2020 Chevrolet Camaro three-quarter view

Thanks to a generally higher level of standard equipment, prices are pretty much on-target with its crosstown rival, the Ford Mustang- Kelly Blue Book

The Chevrolet Camaro is offered in four trim levels which include 1LS, 1LT, 2LT, and 3LT. The entry-level 1LS starts from $25,000, excluding a destination fee of $995. Two engines and transmissions are offered throughout the lineup except for the base 1LS trim. Away from the powertrain option, there is an army of interior and exterior add-ons but personalizing your ride will require a high budget far away from the car’s original price tag.

2020 Chevrolet Camaro three-quarter view

The sport-themed $1,950 RS package is another option you can have for the LT lineup. It includes several appearance upgrades, xenon headlights, and 20-inch alloy wheels. A 1LE Track Package can be added to the same trims. This package adds a sport-tuned suspension and a high-performance fuel system from the SS model, a dual exhaust system, Brembo brakes, a track cooling package, and 20-inch forged aluminum wheels for $4,500. 











Key Features

7-inch touchscreen with Apple CarPlay and Androdi Auto

Adds/ Upgrades to 1LS trim

Adds/ Upgrades to 1LT trim

Adds/ Upgrades to 2LT trim


18-inch alloy wheels

Remote engine start

Dual-zone automatic climate control

Rear parking sensors

  6-speaker stereo

6-way power passenger's seat

Heated and ventilated front seats

Forward collision warning

  Wi-Fi hotspot

Satellite radio

Leather upholstery

8-inch touchscreen with navigation 

  Rearview camera    

Rear cross-traffic alert

  8-way power driver's seat    

Blind-spot monitoring

  Keyless access with push-button start     9-speaker Bose sound system
  Automatic climate control     Heated steering wheel
  Cloth upholstery    

8-inch digital gauge cluster




Heads-up display

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Engine and Performance

The standard 275-horsepower turbocharged 4-cylinder engine is strong enough to back up the Camaro's sexy styling- Kelly Blue Book

GM's standard choice of the powertrain for the Chevy Camaro is a 2.0L turbo Inline-4 engine mated to a standard 6-speed manual transmission, which isn't that intriguing. An all-new 10-speed automatic transmission is also available for $1,495. You also have an option for a $1,595 3.6L V6 engine which pumps out a sufficient 335 hp and 284 lb-ft. of torque and that's where your choice ends. This engine is an option for the 1LT, 2LT, and 3LT trims. 

2020 Chevrolet Camaro engine

The well-communicative clutch and short ratio gearbox further enhance the magic of driving for sheer pleasure. We know the Camaro is hounded by its rebellious past but Chevy has done a great job of making a laid-back ride, the best of which is seen on the highway. On the highway, it's well-composed and doesn't wobble.  The steering is not razor sharp but responsive on the road. The Camaro handles very well and there is no noticeable body roll.

2020 Chevrolet Camaro takes 5 seconds to reach 60 MPH

From a standstill, you get a tire-smoking 5.4-second acceleration. Being a muscle it's bound to perform in drag. Hence, the Camaro takes 14 seconds to hit the quarter-mile light. When powered by the V6, it does the 0-60 MPH sprint in 5.2 seconds and a quarter-mile run in 13.4 seconds. No matter how fast or reckless the Camaro gets, it still needs to stop at some point. In the brake test, the Camaro tales 129 feet to halt from 60-0 MPH. 


2020 Chevrolet Camaro

2020 Ford Mustang

2020 Dodge Challenger






2.0L Turbo Inline-4

2.3L Turbo Inline-4

3.6L V6

Drivetrain RWD RWD RWD


6-Speed Manual

6-Speed Manual

8-Speed Automatic


275 hp @ 5,600 RPM

310 hp @ 5,500 RPM

305 hp @ 6,350 RPM


295 lb.ft. @ 3,000 RPM

350 lb-ft. @ 3,000 RPM

268 lb-ft. @ 4,800 RPM

0-60 MPH 5.4 sec 5.1 sec 6.3 sec
Quarter Mile 14.0 sec 13.6 sec 14.8 sec
Top Speed 130 MPH 121 MPH 135 MPH

Owing to its powerful engine, the Ford Mustang overtakes the Camaro in both performance tests. Despite making more power than the Mustang, the Dodge Challenger loses to the Camaro in terms of acceleration due to its heavy curb weight. Also, it comes standard with an automatic transmission, unlike the Camaro. 

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Fuel Economy

The Chevy's four-cylinder engine has the highest EPA estimates- CarAndDriver

Muscles cars have an appetite for fuel. You will be a constant at the gas station just to use them as a daily driver. However, the lesser-tamed 2.0L turbo-4 is the opposite of what muscle cars are known for. The EPA-estimated fuel ratings are 20 MPG in the city, 30 MPG on the highway, and 23 MPG combined. 

2020 Chevrolet Camaro side view

These MPG figures are quite impressive for a pony car. However, its archrivals also have a similar fuel economy but they are way efficient than the Camaro. It comes fitted with a large 19-gallon fuel tank, which translates to high fuel costs. In combined form, the Camaro delivers up to 475 miles thanks to its large fuel tank. 


2020 Chevrolet Camaro

2020 Ford Mustang

2020 Dodge Challenger

MPG (City)




MPG (Highway)




MPG (Combined)




Fuel Tank Capacity (Gallon) 19.0 15.5 18.5
Range (City/Highway/Combined; Miles) 380/570/475 326/465/395 352/555/453

The Ford Mustang has the best efficiency in this competition. Despite having a small tank, it returns 24 MPG combined but suffers from less driving range. Like the Mustang, even the Dodge Challenger's fuel estimates almost match with the Camaro but it is slightly efficient. Those concerned about fuel costs, go for the Mustang. 

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The front seats are more comfortable and supportive than before, but the dinky backseats are strictly for small children or contortionists- Edmunds

Inside the retro shell sits a modernized interior. Everything looks good but it doesn't feel that upscale. There are a lot of hard plastic areas but their built is rather strong. The driving position is decent, you get a good look at the road but the gigantic gauge cluster and steering cannot go unnoticed; it impairs with healthy visibility. The front cabin is roomy, the driver and the co-pilot seats have good lateral support. You can enjoy a laid back long ride without breaking a sweat.

2020 Chevrolet Camaro cockpit

An 8-way power driver's seat is standard but higher trims also add a 6-way power passenger's seat and heated and ventilated front seats. The cabin is not that spacious but doesn't feel packed too. It's adequate for a car built for 2 but marketing it for 4 is a comical statement. Things don't play well for the back-seaters. There is no legroom space, it's clear the car was not intended to harbor 4 people full time. You get a lot of options to customize the Camaro, but you need to pay more.

2020 Chevrolet Camaro infotainment system

Standard on the Camaro is Chevy's Infotainment 3 system with a 7-inch infotainment screen paired to a 6-speaker stereo. The 3LT trim upgrades to Infotainment 3 Plus system with an 8-inch touchscreen display, navigation system, and a 9-speaker Bose audio system. Regardless of screen size, both Android Auto and Apple CarPlay are supported. The interface is intuitive and straightforward. The 3LT trim also adds an 8-inch digital driver's display, satellite radio, and Wi-Fi hotspot. 


2020 Chevrolet Camaro

2020 Ford Mustang

2020 Dodge Challenger

Passenger Capacity




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




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




Cargo Space (cu-ft.)




Practicality is where Camaro hits a rock bottom. The 9 cubic feet of cargo volume is the worst in the class, even the fellow American muscle features a much bigger cargo. The subpar cabin utility limits you from carrying a lot of luggage. However, you can use unrealistic rear seats to do that job for you. The shape of the trunk is somewhat small but its quite deep. The high leftover height can be challenging to load in heavier loads into the trunk. Some other cabin highlights of the Camaro are given below:

  • Tilt & telescopic multi-function leather, heated steering wheel
  • Power front seats with heated & ventilated functions
  • Dual illuminating vanity mirrors
  • Dual-zone automatic climate control
  • Aluminum door trim
  • Illuminated scuff plate
  • Cloth & leather upholstery
  • 7 & 8-inch touchscreen display with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto
  • 9-speaker Bose audio system
  • Navigation system
  • Wi-Fi hotspot

Retro cool and menacing, the Chevrolet Camaro announces its sporty intentions with its looks but compromises some function for its form- The Car Connection

The bold lines running all over the fenders and beastly front grille are what make the Chevrolet Camaro an exclusive section. The LED headlight and DRLs design give an aggressive look to the face. The design is true to its 60s American lineage with some tuning signifying Chevy modern styling. Have a good look at the rear end you will find the thin 3D taillight giving it a daunting stance. The funky bumpers are a bit of a surprise but it contributes to the overall look.

2020 Chevrolet Camaro three-quarter view

The wheel arches house 18-inch alloys as standard but 20-inch alloys is an option. The Camaro looks like Arnold Schwarzenegger in his prime, it has a lot of lean muscle but however, lacks the size. It's actually 10 inches shorter than a full executive, but that's all a muscle needs. On paper, the Camaro is 188.3 inches long and 74.7 inches wide from ear to ear. It's 53.1 inches tall which is true to its muscle car mold while the 110-inch wheelbase is a rather middling characteristic.


2020 Chevrolet Camaro

2020 Ford Mustang

2020 Dodge Challenger

Curb Weight (lbs)




Length (in)




Width (in)




Height (in)




Ground Clearance (in)




Wheelbase (in)




The Dodge Challenger has the widest wheelbase that measures 5.5 more than the Camaro. This allows for more rear legroom as well as a stable ride. However, its lengthy body can be a problem while maneuvering at narrow streets or parking spots. The Ford Mustang sits 0.8 inches higher than the Camaro, which is good for a sports coupe. Also, its short wheelbase helps it to burn out extremely fast. Some main noticeable exterior features of the Camaro are:

  • LED headlamps
  • LED DRLs
  • LED taillights
  • Heated exterior mirrors
  • Black grille
  • Black window trim
  • Dual exhaust tips
  • 18 & 20-inch alloy wheels

Automatic emergency braking is not available in the Camaro- MotorTrend

The Chevrolet Camaro has received decent scores from the NHTSA and IIHS for its performance in crash tests. It received a 5-star rating from NHTSA, which is great. IIHS gave 'Good' ratings in four out of five crash tests. It also gave an 'Acceptable' rating for its headlights and the lowest 'Basic' rating for the front crash prevention. 

2020 Chevrolet Camaro IIHS crash test

The lower trims of the Camaro don't come with many active safety features. The 3LT trim upgrades the standard suite of safety features, which prevents any crash to take place at all. Nevertheless, the system does more towards warning the driver of dangerous situations instead of intervening to prevent one. These safety features include:

  • Rearview camera
  • Teen Driver
  • Frontal collision warning
  • Blind-spot monitoring
  • Rear cross-traffic alert
  • Rear parking sensors

2020 Chevrolet Camaro vs 2020 Ford Mustang

Camaro's long-term rival isn't planning on making things easy. The Ford Mustang is a well-rounded car that has got everything right starting from power to practicality. Fuel economy is not something to debate over, both cars are evenly matched. Both cars deliver the same set of features, with one just a tad behind the other. Even the price doesn't impact your choice. The main winning point of the Mustang is its more active safety features. Hence, your choice will largely depend upon the brand you prefer.

2020 Ford Mustang

2020 Chevrolet Camaro vs 2020 Dodge Challenger

It's 2020 and the Dodge Challenger is still living in the '70s.  However, from the inside, it is a completely different beast. Pitting it with the Camaro, the Challenger is more powerful with its V6 might. However, the boat-like design limits its acceleration. As a family car, the Challenger is more promising as a daily driver. Its long body delivers more cargo and extra legroom for tall people. So, if you have kids and responsibilities and still want to live your teenage dream, the Challenger might be your choice.

2020 Dodge Challenger
Final Verdict

Still boasting its late 70s outline, the 2020 Chevrolet Camaro is still going strong. It's all the muscle an American purist would want. The power will suffice for a daily driver and the decent ergonomic numbers complement that idea. It has its downsides like poor cargo space and jampacked rear seats. Also, the competitors are more potent and their engine creates more aggressive noises, but that doesn't keep the Camaro from tire-smoking acceleration and giving a tough competition. The Camaro is built for drags, making cool noises, and adding a gangsta demeanor to your day-to-day routine. If you can imagine yourself self-doing that, the Camaro is your car.

2020 Chevrolet Camaro front view


vehicle bio
base price


body style

2dr Coupe

engine type

122 cu in

horse power

335 hp @ 6800 rpm


284 lb.-ft. @ 5300 rpm


8-Speed Automatic


188.3 in


110.7 in


74.7 in

curb weight

3374 lbs


53.1 in

passenger volume

93 cu ft

cargo volume

9.1 cu ft

passenger capacity

4 Seats

fuel economy

16/19/24 mpg

highway range

456.0 mi

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Chevrolet Camaro 5 year Cost To Own

Cash Price(MSRP)
5 Year Cost To Own
Total 5 year Cost To Own -  $47,511
Year 1Year 2Year 3Year 4Year 5total
Financing Interest$1,888$1,508$1,083$692$280$5,451
Taxes and Fees$2,548$177$244$240$165$3,374
Total Cost-To-Own$12,280$8,755$8,166$9,806$8,504$47,511
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