Compare 1997 Chevrolet Camaro vs 1997 Ford Probe

1997 Chevrolet Camaro
1997 Ford Probe
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2-Door Coupe
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe 19 30 $14,836 $16,215
2-Door Coupe R7C Pkg 19 30 $15,985 $17,470
2-Door Coupe RS 19 30 $16,442 $17,970
2-Door Coupe SS 16 27 $18,405 $20,115
2-Door Coupe Z28 16 27 $18,405 $20,115
2-Door Convertible 19 30 $19,919 $21,770
2-Door Convertible RS 19 30 $21,200 $23,170
2-Door Convertible SS 16 27 $23,350 $25,520
2-Door Convertible Z28 16 27 $23,350 $25,520
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3-Door HB
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
3-Door HB 26 33 $13,152 $14,355
3-Door HB GT 21 27 $15,377 $16,855
Pricing
Invoice Price
$14,836
$13,152
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$16,215
$14,355
Monthly Payment Estimate
$270 / month
$239 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
19 mpg 26 mpg
Highway
30 mpg 33 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Subcompact Subcompact
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in)
44.4 48.6
Front Shoulder Room (in)
57.4 52.0
Second Head Room (in)
35.3 34.8
Passenger Capacity
4 4
Second Shoulder Room (in)
55.8 53.9
Front Leg Room (in)
43.0 43.1
Front Hip Room (in)
52.8 53.9
Second Leg Room (in)
26.8 28.5
Front Head Room (in)
37.2 37.8
Passenger Volume (ft³)
81.9 80.0
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in)
60.7 59.8
Min Ground Clearance (in)
4.0 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in)
193.2 178.7
Height, Overall (in)
51.3 51.6
Track Width, Rear (in)
60.6 59.8
Wheelbase (in)
101.1 102.8
Liftover Height (in)
35.1 N/A
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
74.1 69.8
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (ft³)
32.8 N/A
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³)
12.9 18.8
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.7 x 1.26 10.2 x 0.94
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Brake ABS System
4-wheel NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
NA NA
Brake Type
Power Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
9.5 x 2.0 9.0 x 1.46
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
15.5 15.5
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
42.46 - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
16.9 17.0
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
40.64 35.8
Steering Type
Power Rack & Pinion Power Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.67 2.9
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P215/60R16 P195/65R14
Spare Tire Size
T125/70D15 T125/70D15
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P215/60R16 P195/65R14
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1000 N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
100 N/A
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3294 2696
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
16 x 7.5 14 x 5.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
15 x 4.0 15 x 4.0
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
16 x 7.5 14 x 5.5
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
13.6 7.4
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
690 582
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
105 80
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
200 @ 5200 118 @ 5500
Engine Type
Gas V6 Gas I4
Fuel System
SFI EFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
225 @ 4000 127 @ 4500
Engine Order Code
L36 99A
Displacement
3.8L/231 2.0L/122
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
19 26
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
30 33
Transmission
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.72 0.72
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.53 3.17
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.19 1.83
Trans Order Code
MM5 445
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.23 4.10
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 0.91
Trans Description Cont.
Manual w/OD Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.75 3.31
Clutch Size (in)
- TBD - 8.86
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.41 1.23
Trans Type
5 5
Summary
Vehicle Name
Chevrolet Camaro Ford Probe
Body Style
2 Door Coupe 3 Door Hatchback
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
46 32
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
1.18 1.00
Suspension Type - Rear
Torque Arm Quadralink
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
36 32
Suspension Type - Front
Independent SLA MacPherson strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
0.67 0.47
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs

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