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2018 Chevrolet Camaro

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Customer reviews

4.7 out of 5

RepairPal reliability rating

4 out of 5


  • Much nimble handling than other muscle cars
  • Quick acceleration from the V6 and V8 engines
  • Smooth ride for a sporty car, especially with the optional adaptive suspension
  • Base models come with lots of standard features


  • Difficult to see out of
  • Rear seat is cramped even for smaller adults
  • Undersized trunk with a small opening
  • Some controls are placed awkwardly in the cabin

Mileage (EPA estimate)

22 city, 31 highway, 25 combined

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The 2018 Chevy Camaro gets new base trim

The 2018 Chevy Camaro packs muscle-car engines into a sports-car experience. With a range of powerful engines, including 455-horsepower V8 and 335-horsepower V6 options, and sharp handling, the Camaro is an entertaining car to drive. It also offers a pretty comprehensive list of modern tech, including standard Apple CarPlay™ and Android Auto® connectivity, available blind-spot monitoring, and comfort features like heated and cooled front seats. A new base trim, the 1LS, slots in below the 1LT, but the only notable difference is that the former gets a manual transmission while the latter gets an automatic and remote start. You can get the Camaro as a two-door coupe or a convertible.

Unfortunately, driver aids like forward collision warning are lacking, and the Camaro comes with some distinct compromises. Even among sports coupes, the Camaro is difficult to see out of, and both the rear seat and trunk are too small to be of much use. The Camaro is definitely a car that puts attitude ahead of practicality.

All Chevrolet Camaro years

New for 2018

  • The 1SS and 2SS trims have been discontinued for 2018.
  • Camaro trims have been upgraded with Parking Sensors as standard equipment this year.

Explore Chevrolet Camaro details

ZL1 2WD 2D Convertible

Standard Features

  • 20 Inch Plus Wheels
  • A/C Seat(s)
  • ABS Brakes
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alloy Wheels
  • AM/FM Stereo
  • Android Auto
  • Apple CarPlay
  • Auxiliary Audio Input
  • Blind Spot Monitor
  • Bluetooth Technology
  • BOSE Sound System
  • Cruise Control
  • Front Seat Heaters
  • Head Up Display
  • Heated Steering Wheel
  • Leather & Suede Seats
  • Manual Transmission
  • Memory Seat(s)
  • Overhead Airbags
  • Parking Sensors
  • Power Locks
  • Power Mirrors
  • Power Seat(s)
  • Power Windows
  • Rear Defroster
  • Rear Spoiler
  • Rear View Camera
  • Satellite Radio Ready
  • Side Airbags
  • Smart Key
  • Soft Top
  • Supercharged Engine
  • Traction Control

Optional Features

  • Automatic Transmission
  • Navigation System
  • Remote Start

Drive type


Engine size




Torque (ft-lbs)


Engine type


Fuel capacity




Overall length






Leg room

F 43.9"

Head room

F 38.4"

Front tires


Rear tires


Seating capacity



Manual 6

5 reasons to buy the 2018 Chevrolet Camaro

What we like

Performance: The Camaro has quick acceleration from its strong V8 and V6 engines, and even the base turbocharged four-cylinder feels punchy. The car handles corners with confidence, and the steering is sharp. Overall, the driving experience competes with sports cars that have luxury-car price tags.

Ride Quality: The Camaro’s handling doesn’t come at the cost of ride quality. The base suspension avoids harshness well, and the available adaptive suspension offers a smooth ride in most conditions.

Standard features: The 2018 Camaro comes standard with a good number of features, including a power-adjustable driver’s seat, a 7-inch touchscreen with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay, a Wi-Fi hotspot and a rearview camera

. Even the base trim of the Camaro is relatively well equipped.

What needs improvement

Usability: The Camaro trades practicality for looks, with its cramped rear seat and undersized trunk. Controls can be awkward to use, and it’s hard to see out of the Camaro. On the whole, other muscle cars are a bit more pleasant to live with for day-to-day tasks.

Ratings & reliability

Customer ratings

RepairPal reliability rating


RepairPal gave the Chevrolet Camaro an overall reliability rating of 4 out of 5 stars, which RepairPal describes as Excellent. This rating ranks Chevrolet Camaro 22nd out of 30 among Midsize Cars.

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