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| caption = The Chavos in [[Grand Theft Auto IV|GTA IV]]
 
| caption = The Chavos in [[Grand Theft Auto IV|GTA IV]]
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| rear_image = Chavos-GTA4-rear.jpg
 
| manufacturer = [[Dinka]] <small>'''('''[[HD Universe]]''')'''</small>
 
| manufacturer = [[Dinka]] <small>'''('''[[HD Universe]]''')'''</small>
 
| vehicle_type = Civilian car
 
| vehicle_type = Civilian car
| body_style = 4-door sedan
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| body_style = [[:Category:4-Door Sedans and Coupes|4-door sedan]]
| capacity = 4 (driver and 3 passengers)
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| capacity = 4 <small>(driver and 3 passengers)</small>
| appearances = [[Grand Theft Auto IV|GTA IV]]<br>[[The Lost and Damned]]<br>[[The Ballad of Gay Tony]]<br>[[Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars|GTA Chinatown Wars]]
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| appearances = ''[[Grand Theft Auto IV]]''<br>''[[Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars|GTA Chinatown Wars]]''
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| related = [[Kuruma]]<br>[[Feroci]]<br>[[Asterope]]
 
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The [[Dinka]] '''Chavos''' is a 4 door sedan found in [[Grand Theft Auto IV]] and [[Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars]].
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The [[Dinka]] '''Chavos''' is a 4 door sedan found in ''[[Grand Theft Auto IV]]'' and ''[[Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars]]''.
   
 
== Design ==
 
== Design ==
The Chavos, manufactured by [[Dinka]], is loosely based on the 2002 Honda Accord. Alas the car also shares cues with numerous other real life vehicles.The front is based on the 1997/1998 [http://www.dragtimes.com/images/12646-1997-Nissan-200SX.jpg Nissan 200SX (S14)], also known as the Nissan Silvia S14 Kouki. It is also thought to resemble a 1999-2004 [[wp:Peugeot 406|Peugeot 406]], but the look is less evident judging by the bumper. The sides look like a [[wp:Acura TSX|Acura TSX]]; the back looks somewhat based on that of the [[wp:Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution#Evolution VII|Mitsubishi Lancer Evo VII and subsequent CT9A models]], though the Chavos has no rear spoiler. It can also be interpreted that the rear bears a large resemblance to a 1996-1997 [http://static.cargurus.com/images/site/2008/07/09/16/38/1997_toyota_tercel_4_dr_ce_sedan-pic-13680.jpeg Toyota Tercel]. It can be found in the [[Hove Beach]] area in [[Broker]], [[Liberty City in GTA IV Era|Liberty City]]. The Chavos may or may not have a black-tinted roof, similar to that of the [[Imponte]] [[DF8-90]].
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The Chavos, manufactured by [[Dinka]], is loosely based on the [[wp:Honda Accord|2003-2007 Honda Accord]]. Alas the car also shares cues with numerous other mid-size sedans. The front is based on the 1997/1998 [http://www.dragtimes.com/images/12646-1997-Nissan-200SX.jpg Nissan 200SX (S14)], also known as the Nissan Silvia S14 Kouki. It is also thought to resemble a [[wp:Peugeot 406|1999-2004 Peugeot 406]], but the look is less evident judging by the bumper. The sides look like a [[wp:Acura TSX|Acura TSX]]; the back looks somewhat based on that of the [[wp:Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution#Evolution VII|Mitsubishi Lancer Evo VII and subsequent CT9A models]], though the Chavos has no rear spoiler. It can also be interpreted that the rear bears a large resemblance to a 1996-1997 [http://static.cargurus.com/images/site/2008/07/09/16/38/1997_toyota_tercel_4_dr_ce_sedan-pic-13680.jpeg Toyota Tercel]. It can be found in the [[Hove Beach]] area in [[Broker]], [[Liberty City in GTA IV Era|Liberty City]]. The Chavos may or may not have a black-tinted roof, similar to that of the [[Imponte]] [[DF8-90]].
   
A blue-and-gray variant of the Chavos is used as a gang car for the Korean [[Midtown Gang]] in GTA Chinatown Wars.
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In Chinatown Wars, the Chavos assumes a boxy, 1980s-style body design similar to the [[GTA VC]] [[Sentinel]] and GTA IV [[Hakumai]] which both are based on a 1987-1991 Honda Accord.
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A blue-and-gray variant of the Chavos is used as a gang car for the [[Korean Mob|Korean]] [[Midtown Gang]] in GTA Chinatown Wars.
   
 
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== Performance ==
 
== Performance ==
The Chavos (bearing a VO5 badge) is powered by what appears to be a high-displacement V6, coupled to a 5 [[File:Chavos_badges.png|thumb|Badging on the Chavos.]]speed gearbox in a RWD configuration. Power is slightly above most other sedans in the game, making acceleration good (0-60 m/ph in 7.7 seconds) and giving it a high top speed of 185 m/ph (299 k/ph).
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The Chavos (bearing a VO5 badge) is powered by what appears to be a high-displacement V6, coupled to a 5 [[File:Chavos_badges.png|thumb|Badging on the Chavos.]]speed automatic gearbox in a RWD configuration. Power is slightly above most other sedans in the game, making acceleration good (0-60 m/ph in 7.7 seconds) and giving it a high top speed of 185 m/ph (299 k/ph).
   
 
The vehicle has a very soft suspension and body roll is evident. There is noticeable under-steer which may catch inexperienced drivers off guard. With enough effort though, this can translate to drifting, not to say easy and professional looking ones. In the hands of a good driver, this can make up for its weak construction as it can drift around corners at speed while pursuers may have to slow down.
 
The vehicle has a very soft suspension and body roll is evident. There is noticeable under-steer which may catch inexperienced drivers off guard. With enough effort though, this can translate to drifting, not to say easy and professional looking ones. In the hands of a good driver, this can make up for its weak construction as it can drift around corners at speed while pursuers may have to slow down.
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==Safety==
 
==Safety==
 
Due to the soft front suspension, not only is the ride compliant, but it won't be flipped by curbs and other road hazards. And if in a collision the cabin holds up well, but the roof does take some deformation. The trade off with the suspension is that emergency handling is poor, and steering feel sometimes is vague, lowering driver confidence, plus on the highway if one were to take the exit to fast, the rear end can slide out.
 
Due to the soft front suspension, not only is the ride compliant, but it won't be flipped by curbs and other road hazards. And if in a collision the cabin holds up well, but the roof does take some deformation. The trade off with the suspension is that emergency handling is poor, and steering feel sometimes is vague, lowering driver confidence, plus on the highway if one were to take the exit to fast, the rear end can slide out.
 
== Trivia ==
 
*"Chavos" is a slang term for "Money" and young men. "Chav" is also a slang term for British youths, who typically wear tracksuits (often soccer related) and Burberry caps.
 
*In GTA IV, the two default radio stations in the Chavos are [[The Beat 102.7]] and [[The Classics 104.1]], but the pedestrians in [[Hove Beach]] listen to [[Vladivostok FM]].
 
*Chavos is Spanish for "Kids."
 
*It shares the rim design with the [[Pinnacle]]
 
*It's engine sound and horn is shared with the [[Sentinel]]
 
*All Chavos come with alarms
 
   
 
== Locations ==
 
== Locations ==
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'''GTA Chinatown Wars'''
 
'''GTA Chinatown Wars'''
 
*Common around Midtown Gang territory. Also [[Bohan]].
 
*Common around Midtown Gang territory. Also [[Bohan]].
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== Trivia ==
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*"Chavos" is a slang term for "Money" and young men. "Chav" is also a slang term for British youths, who typically wear tracksuits (often soccer related) and Burberry caps.
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* The car effectively replaces the previous [[Kuruma]] from [[GTA III]] and [[GTA LCS]], which is also based on Honda Accord. The same also goes to [[Feroci]].
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*In GTA IV, the two default radio stations in the Chavos are [[The Beat 102.7]] and [[The Classics 104.1]], but the pedestrians in [[Hove Beach]] listen to [[Vladivostok FM]].
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*It shares the rim design with the [[Pinnacle]].
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*It's engine sound and horn is shared with the [[Sentinel]].
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*All Chavos come with alarms.
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*If the player takes [[Vladimir Glebov|Vlad's]] [[Blista Compact]] in the mission [[Ivan The Not So Terrible]], and puts it in the parking spot, the car will be replaced by a red Chavos.
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* The RWD drivetrain is clearly unrealistic, as Honda Accord is FWD.
   
 
==See also==
 
==See also==
 
*[[MK GT9]], the tuned version of the Chavos in GTA Chinatown Wars.
 
*[[MK GT9]], the tuned version of the Chavos in GTA Chinatown Wars.
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*[[Kuruma]], [[GTA III]] and [[Grand Theft Auto: Liberty City Stories|LCS]] equivalent.
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*[[Asterope]], [[GTA V]] equivalent.
   
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Latest revision as of 04:47, March 22, 2014

Chavos
Chavos-GTA4-front
The Chavos in GTA IV
(Rear quarter view).
Vehicle type Civilian car
Body style 4-door sedan
Capacity 4 (driver and 3 passengers)
Appearance(s) Grand Theft Auto IV
GTA Chinatown Wars
Manufacturer Dinka (HD Universe)
Related vehicle(s) Kuruma
Feroci
Asterope

The Dinka Chavos is a 4 door sedan found in Grand Theft Auto IV and Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars.

Design Edit

The Chavos, manufactured by Dinka, is loosely based on the 2003-2007 Honda Accord. Alas the car also shares cues with numerous other mid-size sedans. The front is based on the 1997/1998 Nissan 200SX (S14), also known as the Nissan Silvia S14 Kouki. It is also thought to resemble a 1999-2004 Peugeot 406, but the look is less evident judging by the bumper. The sides look like a Acura TSX; the back looks somewhat based on that of the Mitsubishi Lancer Evo VII and subsequent CT9A models, though the Chavos has no rear spoiler. It can also be interpreted that the rear bears a large resemblance to a 1996-1997 Toyota Tercel. It can be found in the Hove Beach area in Broker, Liberty City. The Chavos may or may not have a black-tinted roof, similar to that of the Imponte DF8-90.

In Chinatown Wars, the Chavos assumes a boxy, 1980s-style body design similar to the GTA VC Sentinel and GTA IV Hakumai which both are based on a 1987-1991 Honda Accord.

A blue-and-gray variant of the Chavos is used as a gang car for the Korean Midtown Gang in GTA Chinatown Wars.

Performance Edit

The Chavos (bearing a VO5 badge) is powered by what appears to be a high-displacement V6, coupled to a 5
Chavos badges
Badging on the Chavos.
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speed automatic gearbox in a RWD configuration. Power is slightly above most other sedans in the game, making acceleration good (0-60 m/ph in 7.7 seconds) and giving it a high top speed of 185 m/ph (299 k/ph).

The vehicle has a very soft suspension and body roll is evident. There is noticeable under-steer which may catch inexperienced drivers off guard. With enough effort though, this can translate to drifting, not to say easy and professional looking ones. In the hands of a good driver, this can make up for its weak construction as it can drift around corners at speed while pursuers may have to slow down.

SafetyEdit

Due to the soft front suspension, not only is the ride compliant, but it won't be flipped by curbs and other road hazards. And if in a collision the cabin holds up well, but the roof does take some deformation. The trade off with the suspension is that emergency handling is poor, and steering feel sometimes is vague, lowering driver confidence, plus on the highway if one were to take the exit to fast, the rear end can slide out.

Locations Edit

GTA IV

GTA Chinatown Wars

  • Common around Midtown Gang territory. Also Bohan.

Trivia Edit

  • "Chavos" is a slang term for "Money" and young men. "Chav" is also a slang term for British youths, who typically wear tracksuits (often soccer related) and Burberry caps.
  • The car effectively replaces the previous Kuruma from GTA III and GTA LCS, which is also based on Honda Accord. The same also goes to Feroci.
  • In GTA IV, the two default radio stations in the Chavos are The Beat 102.7 and The Classics 104.1, but the pedestrians in Hove Beach listen to Vladivostok FM.
  • It shares the rim design with the Pinnacle.
  • It's engine sound and horn is shared with the Sentinel.
  • All Chavos come with alarms.
  • If the player takes Vlad's Blista Compact in the mission Ivan The Not So Terrible, and puts it in the parking spot, the car will be replaced by a red Chavos.
  • The RWD drivetrain is clearly unrealistic, as Honda Accord is FWD.

See alsoEdit

NavigationEdit

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