Compare 1998 Chevrolet Cavalier vs 1998 Mercury Mystique

1998 Chevrolet Cavalier
1998 Mercury Mystique
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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 GS
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan GS 24 35 $14,982 $16,390
4-Door Sedan LS 19 28 $16,188 $17,745
Pricing
Invoice Price
$10,948
$14,982
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$11,710
$16,390
Monthly Payment Estimate
$195 / month
$273 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
24 mpg 24 mpg
Highway
34 mpg 35 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Compact Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in)
32.7 34.4
Front Head Room (in)
37.6 39.0
Passenger Volume (ft³)
87.2 90.2
Second Hip Room (in)
49.5 45.3
Front Shoulder Room (in)
53.9 53.9
Second Head Room (in)
36.6 36.7
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
54.9 53.3
Front Leg Room (in)
41.9 42.4
Front Hip Room (in)
50.0 50.7
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in)
57.6 59.2
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.7 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in)
180.7 184.8
Height, Overall (in)
53.0 54.4
Track Width, Rear (in)
56.4 58.5
Wheelbase (in)
104.1 106.5
Liftover Height (in)
26.1 25.1
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
68.7 69.1
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
13.2 13.9
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.2 x 0.79 10.24 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)
7.87 x 1.77 8.0 x 1.5
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 - 38.4
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
14.7 14.52
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
35.6 36.5
Steering Type
Power Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.6 2.78
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P195/70R14 P185/70R14
Spare Tire Size
T115/70D14 T135/80R15
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P195/70R14 P185/70R14
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA 100
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA 1000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA N/A
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
2584 2805
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material
Steel - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in)
14 x 6 14 x 5.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
14 x 4 15 x - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
14 x 6 14 x 5.5
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
9.6 7.0
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
525 590
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
105 130
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
115 @ 5000 125 @ 5500
Engine Type
Gas L4 Gas I4
Fuel System
SFI SEFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
135 @ 3600 130 @ 4000
Engine Order Code
LN2 993
Displacement
2.2L/133 2.0L/121
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
24 24
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
34 35
Transmission
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.74 0.77
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA -
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.58 3.46
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.18 2.14
Trans Order Code
MM5 445
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.58 2.96
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.03 1.03
Trans Description Cont.
Manual w/OD Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.91 3.42
Clutch Size (in)
8.46 9.5
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.45 1.45
Trans Type
5 5
Summary
Vehicle Name
Chevrolet Cavalier Mercury Mystique
Body Style
2 Door Coupe 4 Door Sedan GS
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
NA 0.63
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
32 32
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
0.74 0.79
Suspension Type - Rear
Trailing Axle Indep Quadralink
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
25 32
Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson Strut MacPherson Strut

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