Chevrolet Monte Carlo vs Pontiac Catalina Compare price, expert/user reviews, mpg, engines, safety, cargo capacity and other specs at a glance.

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1981 Pontiac Catalina Coupe RWD
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2007 Chevrolet Monte Carlo
LS FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$21,630
9 listings nationwide

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1981 Pontiac Catalina
Coupe RWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$8,258

Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2007 Chevrolet Monte Carlo
LS FWD

After the new generation began in 2006, the 2007 Chevrolet Monte Carlo changed little from the ...

1981 Pontiac Catalina
Coupe RWD
No Expert Reviews

User Reviews Reviews from CarGurus users who have driven or owned the car.

2007 Chevrolet Monte Carlo
LS FWD
Team8829 writes:
Love the monte Carlo
5
mustangsally5o writes:
flex fuel + , tires n wheels large enough to not get stuck or bottom out in pot holes , good , a/c , comforta...
Back Seats Ranked 2007 Chevrolet Monte Carlo LT FWD better.
"more options , flex fuel , heated seats , stereo , "
Value Ranked 2007 Chevrolet Monte Carlo LT FWD better.
"flex fuel"
Mike writes:
This car rides nice down the highway with decent 29 to 30mpg on the highway. Love the cargo room in the trunk ...
Front Seats Ranked 2007 Dodge Charger R/T AWD worse.
"The charger you feel like you are in a tin can and the Monte Carlo gives you free movement. "
Cargo Capacity Ranked 2007 Dodge Charger R/T AWD worse.
"Large trunk great for travel and golf clubs, and get compliments pulling into the parking lots of golf courses."
1981 Pontiac Catalina
Coupe RWD
No User Reviews

Specs

2007 Chevrolet Monte Carlo
LS FWD
1981 Pontiac Catalina
Coupe RWD
Powertrain
Drivetrain
FWD
FWD
RWD
RWD
RWD
RWD
Fuel Economy, City
19 MPG
19 MPG
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Fuel Economy, Highway
29 MPG
28 MPG
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Fuel Tank Volume 17 gal --
Engine
Fuel Type
Flex Fuel Vehicle
Gasoline
Gasoline
Gasoline
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
211 hp @ 5,800 RPM
211 hp @ 5,800 RPM
110 hp @ 3,800 RPM
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Torque
214 lb-ft @ 4,000 RPM
214 lb-ft @ 4,000 RPM
190 lb-ft @ 1,600 RPM
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Cylinders
6 cylinders
6 cylinders
6 cylinders
8 cylinders
8 cylinders
8 cylinders
Compression Ratio
9.8:1
9.8:1
8:1
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Displacement
3,500 cc
3,500 cc
3,800 cc
5,000 cc
4,900 cc
4,300 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.9 in x 3 in
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Safety
ABS Brakes Optional --
Driver Airbag Standard --
Passenger Airbag Standard --
Front Side Airbags Optional --
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Front Driver 5 stars --
Front Passenger 5 stars --
Side Driver 3 stars --
Side Rear Passenger 4 stars --
Rollover (pre-2011) 4 stars --
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof -- Optional
Air Conditioning Standard Optional
CD Player Standard --
Cassette Player -- Optional
Radio Standard Optional
Power Windows Standard Optional
Power Door Locks Standard Optional
Driver Power Seats Standard Optional
Passenger Power Seats Standard --
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 6 seats
Front Legroom 42.4 in 42 in
Back Legroom 35.8 in 38 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 15.8 cu ft --
Standard Towing Capacity 1,000 lbs --
Maximum Towing Capacity 1,000 lbs --
Exterior
Length 196.7 in 213 in
Width 72.9 in 76 in
Height 55.8 in 56 in
Wheelbase 110.5 in 115.9 in

Available Options

2007 Chevrolet Monte Carlo
LS FWD
1981 Pontiac Catalina
Coupe RWD

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