Compare 1998 Chevrolet Cavalier vs 1998 Mazda Protege

1998 Chevrolet Cavalier
1998 Mazda Protege
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2-Door Coupe
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe 24 34 $10,948 $11,710
4-Door Sedan 24 34 $11,042 $11,810
2-Door Coupe RS 24 34 $12,126 $12,970
4-Door Sedan LS 23 31 $13,323 $14,250
2-Door Coupe Z24 23 33 $14,782 $15,810
2-Door Convertible Z24 23 33 $18,148 $19,410
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4-Door Sedan Automatic DX
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Automatic DX 25 32 $11,473 $12,145
4-Door Sedan Manual DX 30 37 $11,473 $12,145
4-Door Sedan Automatic LX 25 32 $12,516 $13,545
4-Door Sedan Manual LX 30 37 $12,516 $13,545
4-Door Sedan Automatic ES 23 30 $13,974 $15,295
4-Door Sedan Manual ES 26 32 $13,974 $15,295
Pricing
Invoice Price
$10,948
$11,473
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$11,710
$12,145
Monthly Payment Estimate
$195 / month
$202 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
24 mpg 25 mpg
Highway
34 mpg 32 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Compact Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in)
32.7 35.6
Front Head Room (in)
37.6 39.2
Passenger Volume (ft³)
87.2 95.5
Second Hip Room (in)
49.5 53.6
Front Shoulder Room (in)
53.9 54.3
Second Head Room (in)
36.6 37.4
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
54.9 53.6
Front Leg Room (in)
41.9 42.2
Front Hip Room (in)
50.0 50.5
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in)
57.6 57.5
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.7 5.91
Length, Overall (in)
180.7 174.8
Height, Overall (in)
53.0 54.4
Track Width, Rear (in)
56.4 57.5
Wheelbase (in)
104.1 102.6
Liftover Height (in)
26.1 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
68.7 67.3
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
13.2 15.1
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.2 x 0.79 9.25 x 0.87
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)
7.87 x 1.77 7.87 x 1.38
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
15.0 14.5
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
14.7 17.0
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
35.6 33.5
Steering Type
Power Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.6 3.0
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P195/70R14 P175/70SR13
Spare Tire Size
T115/70D14 T115/70D14
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P195/70R14 P175/70SR13
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
2584 2478
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
14 x 6 13 x 5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
14 x 4 14 x 4
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
14 x 6 13 x 5
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
9.6 6.3
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
525 306
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
105 70
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
115 @ 5000 92 @ 5500
Engine Type
Gas L4 Gas I4
Fuel System
SFI MPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
135 @ 3600 96 @ 4000
Engine Order Code
LN2 NA
Displacement
2.2L/133 1.5L/91
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
24 25
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
34 32
Transmission
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.74 NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA -
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA Electronic
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.58 2.333
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.18 1.540
Trans Order Code
MM5 NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.58 4.058
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.03 0.700
Trans Description Cont.
Manual w/OD Automatic
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.91 2.800
Clutch Size (in)
8.46 NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.45 1.000
Trans Type
5 AT1
Summary
Vehicle Name
Chevrolet Cavalier Mazda Protege
Body Style
2 Door Coupe 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
NA NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs w/Lower Control Arms
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
32 - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
0.74 0.94
Suspension Type - Rear
Trailing Axle Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs w/Twin Links
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
25 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson Strut Independent

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