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Power, excitement, and iconic style.

Chevrolet Camaro Review | CarMax

If you have ever fantasized about owning a muscle car, you can stop dreaming—the 2020 Chevrolet Camaro is a reality. Part of the sixth generation introduced in 2016, this muscle car icon is a stylish, powerful, and spectacular sports coupe available with a wide array of engines and trim options. The classic muscle car styling still remains but in a modern package capable of making every journey an exciting, pleasurable drive.

While we currently do not have many 2020 Chevrolet Camaros on our lots, we look forward to selling more in the future. If you love the 2020 model, you should also consider prior model years of the Chevrolet Camaro with similar features.

Below are average prices of prior model year Chevrolet Camaros:1

  • 2016 — Average price less than $24,5001
  • 2017 — Average price less than $25,5001
  • 2018 — Average price less than $27,5001
  • 2019 — Average price less than $28,0001

Here's what you'll learn in this 2020 Chevrolet Camaro review:

Key Specs & Features

MPG

  • The 2020 Chevrolet Camaro—with rear-wheel-drive, 2.0L turbocharged four-cylinder engine, and eight-speed automatic transmission—achieves an EPA-estimated 25 mpg combined.2

Cargo Space:

  • Up to 9 cu-ft of cargo space behind the rear seats.

Seating Capacity:

  • Seats up to four passengers
  • Up to 93 cu-ft of passenger volume

Engine Options:

  • Base LS and LT models offer a standard 2.0L turbocharged four-cylinder engine producing 275 hp and 295 lb-ft of torque.
  • LT models also offer an optional 3.6L V6 engine with 335 hp and 284 lb-ft of torque.
  • The LT1 trim has a 6.2L V8 engine as standard, producing 455 hp and 455 lb-ft of torque.
  • Finally, the top of the range ZL1 trim offers a supercharged 6.2L V8 engine, producing 650 hp and 650 lb-ft of torque.

Tech Features:

  • Rearview camera
  • Keyless entry and ignition
  • Cruise control
  • Seven-inch touchscreen
  • Dual-zone automatic climate control (2LT models upwards)

Rankings

The Chevrolet Camaro has a strong sales history at CarMax. It has been featured in these ranking lists.

5 Reasons to Buy

1. Thrilling Power and Performance

Chevrolet Camaro Review: Engine | CarMax

If you are in the market for a sports coupe, performance and power will be high on your list of needs. The 2020 Chevrolet Camaro more than delivers on that front, with a formidable selection of power plants and performance packages. Even the base 2.0L four-cylinder engine packs 275 hp, and the mid-tier 3.6L V6 engine is capable of 335 hp. The standard 6.2L V8 packs a formidable 455 hp, and the top-of-the-range ZL1 is equipped with a supercharged 6.2L engine delivering a whopping 650 hp. Whatever engine you pick, the 2020 Chevrolet Camaro is ready to get your heart racing and adrenaline pumping every time you get behind the wheel.

2. A Great Selection of Trims & Packages

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The choice of engines is matched by a dizzying array of trims and packages available on the 2020 Chevrolet Camaro. The base 1LS model is well-equipped, with features such as a rearview camera, a seven-inch touchscreen, and full Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™ smartphone integration included as standard. Factor in the 1LT/2LT/3LT trio of trims, plus the LT1, 1SS, 2SS, and ZR1 models, and there is guaranteed to be a 2020 Chevrolet Camaro model that's just right for you. Additionally, there are numerous packages available across these various trims, like the Technology and RS packages on the LT trims, and the 1LE Track Performance Package.

3. Style and Flair in Abundance

More than fifty years after it was first introduced, the Chevrolet Camaro still looks as stylish and eye-catching as ever. The 2020 model captures the classic muscle car body style and combines it with modern lines to create a spectacular-looking sports coupe. This is also helped by a great selection of exterior colors - ten in total, including bold colors like Shock, Crush, and Red Hot. Whatever color you choose, get used to your 2020 Chevrolet Camaro turning heads as you roar past.

4. Classic Looks, Modern Comforts

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As demonstrated by the exterior styling, the 2020 Chevrolet Camaro isn't just about nostalgia, and that is especially evident inside. A total of 93 cu-ft of passenger volume is available inside, with power-adjustable front seats and a leather-wrapped steering wheel as standard. Elsewhere in the range are features such as leather upholstery, heated front seats and dual-zone automatic climate control (2LT trims upwards), as well as driver-seat memory functions and a heated steering wheel (3LT trims upwards).

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5. Driver Convenience at Your Fingertips

The 2020 Chevrolet Camaro proves that powerful cars don't necessarily need to be difficult to live with day-to-day. Right from the base model upwards, the 2020 Chevrolet Camaro includes a great selection of driver convenience features, starting with a rearview camera and cruise control as standard on the base 1LS. The Technology package adds a rear camera mirror to improve visibility, and the Convenience and Lighting package includes rear parking sensors, blind-spot monitoring with rear cross-traffic alert, and forward-collision warning. Both of these packages are optional on 1LT and 2LT models, and standard on 3LT models upwards.


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What You Need to Know

Available Trims

  • 1LS - Includes 2.0L turbocharged four-cylinder engine, rearview camera, keyless ignition, cruise control, a seven-inch touchscreen, and more.
  • 1LT - Adds a six-way power-adjustable driver's seat, satellite radio, optional Technology package, and 3.6L V6 engine.
  • 2LT - Adds dual-zone automatic climate control, leather seats, and heated and ventilated front seats.
  • 3LT - Adds Technology package as standard, as well as the Convenience and Lighting Package, which includes rear parking sensors and a heated steering wheel.
  • LT1 - Includes the 6.2L V8 engine, engine oil cooler, Brembo® four-piston front brakes, mechanical limited-slip differential, and sports suspension.
  • 1SS - Adds Brembo four-piston rear brakes, upgraded engine and transmission cooling, an upgraded 8-inch infotainment system, and a rear spoiler.
  • 2SS - Combines features from 1SS and 3LT trim packages.
  • ZL1 - Adds a supercharged 6.2L V8 engine, launch control, six-piston Brembo brakes, Magnetic Ride Control suspension, Recaro sports seats, and more.

Available Colors

  • Black
  • Crush
  • Garnet Red Tintcoat
  • Rally Green Metallic
  • Red Hot
  • Riverside Blue Metallic
  • Satin Steel Metallic
  • Shadow Gray Metallic
  • Shock
  • Summit White

Interior

  • Seats up to four passengers
  • 93 cu-ft of passenger volume
  • Nine cu-ft of luggage volume behind the rear seats
  • Eight-way power-adjustable driver's seat and four-way power-adjustable front passenger seat available as standard.
  • Average CarMax Prices1

    The 2020 Chevrolet Camaro is a newer model year and we currently have a limited number in our inventory. See below for average CarMax prices for previous model years of the Chevrolet Camaro.

    • 2016 — Average price less than $24,5001
    • 2017 — Average price less than $25,5001
    • 2018 — Average price less than $27,5001
    • 2019 — Average price less than $28,0001

    Similar Model Years

    If you like the 2020 Chevrolet Camaro, check out some previous model years of this vehicle with similar features.

    Similar Vehicles

    If you're interested in the 2020 Chevrolet Camaro, you should also check out these similar vehicles from previous model years.

    Dodge Charger

    For those looking for muscle car thrills in a full-size sedan package, take a look at the Dodge Charger. If you are after aggressive looks and high performance, the Charger can more than tick both of those boxes. 2017–2019 models offer a mix of V6 and V8 engines, headlined by the incredible SRT Hellcat's 6.2L supercharged V8, which produces 707 hp. But that sedan body offers additional practicality, with 104.7 cu-ft of passenger volume and 16.5 cu-ft of luggage volume inside.

    Other features on 2017–2019 models (SXT trims upwards) include:

    • Dual-zone automatic climate control (SXT Plus on 2018 models)
    • Rear parking sensors
    • Uconnect® infotainment system with seven-inch touchscreen (8.4-inch on 2017 SXT and 2018 SXT Plus models)
    • Apple CarPlay and Android Auto smartphone integration
    • Technology Group options package including adaptive cruise control and forward-collision warning

    Dodge Challenger

    There's a variety of engine options available across Dodge models and the Challenger features two additional choices; the 2018 SRT Demon with a whopping 840 hp and the 2019 SRT Redeye with 797 hp. This two-door muscle car body can still offer plenty of room, with 93.9 cu-ft of passenger volume and seating for up to five inside.

    Above all else, recent Dodge Challenger models have plenty of features and trims available to customize. Features available as standard on 2017–2019 models include:

    • Dual-zone automatic climate control
    • Six-speaker sound system with USB port
    • Keyless entry and ignition
    • Seven-inch touchscreen display (five-inch on 2017 models)
    • Apple CarPlay and Android Auto smartphone integration (R/T Scat Pack trims upwards on 2017 models)

    Ford Mustang

    The sharp, fastback body shape of the Ford Mustang remains as fresh as ever in the sixth generation (from 2015), but you'll also find a comfortable and practical interior too. This recent 2015–2020 generation also packs a potent performance punch. Look for the 2.3L turbocharged EcoBoost® engine that produces 310 hp, as well as the classic 5.0L V8 outputting 460 hp (both available from 2015).

    Features available as standard on 2017–2019 models include:

    • 04.2-inch central display
    • Rearview camera
    • Keyless entry and ignition
    • A six-speaker sound system with two USB ports
    • Dual-zone automatic climate control (EcoBoost Premium trims upwards)

    The Bottom Line

    If you have always desired a muscle car, the 2020 Chevrolet Camaro more than delivers in every way you could possibly want. Eye-catching looks and a selection of powerful engines provide all the excitement, while a rich and varied feature list means it's easy to find a model to suit your needs. The 2020 Chevrolet Camaro is a modern sports coupe that is easy to live with every day, while still being able to deliver thrills aplenty when you want it to.

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    1Based on CarMax average prices from December 2019. Actual prices may vary based on your selected model year, features and trim packages. Prices do not include tax, title, tags, and any applicable fees.
    2Fuel economy figures are based on EPA estimates for when vehicle sold as new. Fuel economy may vary for reasons like driving conditions and vehicle history. Unless specified, figures are for vehicles equipped with an automatic transmission. See fueleconomy.gov.