Chevrolet Monte Carlo Information

Safety · Fuel Efficiency · MPG

Chevrolet Monte Carlo Safety

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has conducted 2 recalls, 0 investigations of reports of a defective product, and recorded 38 safety complaints filed against this vehicle.


Crash Test Results (ratings out of 5):

YearVariationOverall RatingFront Crash Rating
(Driver)
Front Crash
(Passenger)
Side Crash
(Driver side)
Side Crash
(Passenger side)
Rollover
20072007 Chevrolet Monte Carlo 2-DR.Not Rated5 (picture)53 (picture)44
20072007 Chevrolet Monte Carlo 2-DR. w/ SABNot Rated5 (picture)53 (picture)44
20062006 Chevrolet Monte Carlo 2-DR.Not Rated5 (picture)53 (picture)44
20062006 Chevrolet Monte Carlo 2-DR. w/ SABNot Rated5 (picture)53 (picture)44
20052005 Chevrolet Monte Carlo 2-DR.Not Rated5 (picture)53 (picture)44
20042004 Chevrolet Monte Carlo 2-DR.Not Rated5 (picture)53 (picture)44
20022002 Chevrolet Monte Carlo 2-DR.Not Rated5 (picture)53 (picture)4Not Rated
20012001 Chevrolet Monte Carlo 2-DR.Not Rated5 (picture)53 (picture)4Not Rated

Fuel Efficiency

Chevrolet has manufactured models of Monte Carlo for 12 years. They average 19.3 combined miles per gallon, with the latest 2007 Monte Carlo above average at 22 combined MPG.

Government regulators estimate the fuel cost of the 2007 Monte Carlo to be $1,750 per year. This estimate is based on 15,000 miles driven, 55% city driving and 45% highway driving, and regular gasoline.

Compared to other vehicles, you spend $1,500 more over 5 years compared to an average vehicle.

The Monte Carlo consumes about 15 barrels of petroleum per year, according to the standard estimate of 15,000 miles driven. Most of the world's petroleum comes from countries like Russia, Saudi Arabia, the U.S., and Iraq.

Vehicle ModelCombined MPGHighway MPGCity MPG
2007 Chevrolet Monte Carlo222919
2006 Chevrolet Monte Carlo222919
2005 Chevrolet Monte Carlo212818
2004 Chevrolet Monte Carlo212818
2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo202717
2002 Chevrolet Monte Carlo202717
2001 Chevrolet Monte Carlo212817
1988 Chevrolet Monte Carlo182215
1987 Chevrolet Monte Carlo182215
1986 Chevrolet Monte Carlo182315
1985 Chevrolet Monte Carlo182215
1984 Chevrolet Monte Carlo172115

MPG breakdown by model options

The Chevrolet Monte Carlo has 42 different model options on record with the EPA since 1984. For the most accurate MPG estimates, find your exact model below.

Vehicle ModelCombined MPGHighway MPGCity MPG
2007 Automatic 4-spd, 6-cyl, 3.5 L222819
2007 Automatic 4-spd, 8-cyl, 5.3 L192416
2007 Automatic 4-spd, 6-cyl, 3.5 L222919
2006 Automatic 4-spd, 6-cyl, 3.9 L212618
2006 Automatic 4-spd, 8-cyl, 5.3 L192616
2006 Automatic 4-spd, 6-cyl, 3.5 L222919
2005 Automatic 4-spd, 6-cyl, 3.4 L222919
2005 Automatic 4-spd, 6-cyl, 3.8 L202617
2005 Automatic 4-spd, 6-cyl, 3.8 L212818
2004 Automatic 4-spd, 6-cyl, 3.4 L222919
2004 Automatic 4-spd, 6-cyl, 3.8 L212818
2004 Automatic 4-spd, 6-cyl, 3.8 L202616
2003 Automatic 4-spd, 6-cyl, 3.4 L222919
2003 Automatic 4-spd, 6-cyl, 3.8 L202717
2002 Automatic 4-spd, 6-cyl, 3.4 L222919
2002 Automatic 4-spd, 6-cyl, 3.8 L202717
2001 Automatic 4-spd, 6-cyl, 3.4 L222919
2001 Automatic 4-spd, 6-cyl, 3.8 L212817
1988 Automatic 4-spd, 6-cyl, 4.3 L202517
1988 Automatic 4-spd, 8-cyl, 5.0 L182215
1987 Automatic 3-spd, 6-cyl, 4.3 L192217
1987 Automatic 4-spd, 6-cyl, 4.3 L192417
1987 Automatic 4-spd, 8-cyl, 5.0 L182215
1986 Automatic 3-spd, 6-cyl, 4.3 L182216
1986 Automatic 4-spd, 6-cyl, 4.3 L192416
1986 Automatic 4-spd, 8-cyl, 5.0 L182315
1985 Automatic 4-spd, 6-cyl, 4.3 L192416
1985 Automatic 3-spd, 8-cyl, 5.0 L162015
1985 Automatic 4-spd, 8-cyl, 5.0 L172215
1985 Automatic 3-spd, 6-cyl, 4.3 L182116
1985 Automatic 4-spd, 6-cyl, 4.3 L192416
1985 Automatic 3-spd, 8-cyl, 5.0 L172015
1985 Automatic 4-spd, 8-cyl, 5.0 L182215
1984 Automatic 3-spd, 6-cyl, 3.8 L182016
1984 Automatic 4-spd, 6-cyl, 3.8 L182216
1984 Automatic 3-spd, 8-cyl, 5.0 L151814
1984 Automatic 4-spd, 8-cyl, 5.0 L172115
1984 Automatic 3-spd, 8-cyl, 5.7 L212518
1984 Automatic 4-spd, 8-cyl, 5.7 L212718
1984 Automatic 3-spd, 6-cyl, 3.8 L182216
1984 Automatic 3-spd, 8-cyl, 5.0 L161915
1984 Automatic 4-spd, 8-cyl, 5.0 L172115