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Compare 1998 Chevrolet Cavalier vs 1998 Mitsubishi Mirage

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Selected Style 2-Door Coupe
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Body Style

Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe 24 34 $10,948 $11,710
2-Door Coupe Z24 23 33 $14,782 $15,810
4-Door Sedan LS 23 31 $13,323 $14,250
4-Door Sedan 24 34 $11,042 $11,810
2-Door Convertible Z24 23 33 $18,148 $19,410
2-Door Coupe RS 24 34 $12,126 $12,970
2-Door Coupe DE 1.5L Manual
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe 1.5L Manual DE 33 40 $9,842 $10,830
2-Door Coupe 1.8L Manual LS 29 36 $12,725 $14,330
2-Door Coupe 1.8L Automatic LS 26 33 $13,343 $15,010
2-Door Coupe 1.5L Automatic DE 28 36 $10,460 $11,550
4-Door Sedan 1.5L Automatic DE 28 36 $11,617 $13,070
4-Door Sedan 1.5L Manual DE 33 40 $10,998 $12,360
4-Door Sedan 1.8L Manual LS 29 36 $11,836 $13,300
4-Door Sedan 1.8L Automatic LS 26 33 $12,454 $13,980
Pricing
Invoice Price
$10,948
$9,842
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$11,710
$10,830
Monthly Payment Estimate
$195 / month
$181 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 24 mpg 33 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 24 mpg 33 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Compact Sub-compact
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in) 50.0 53.2
Second Leg Room (in) 32.7 31.1
Front Head Room (in) 37.6 38.6
Passenger Volume (ft³) 87.2 85.6
Second Hip Room (in) 49.5 47.6
Front Shoulder Room (in) 53.9 53.6
Second Head Room (in) 36.6 35.8
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 54.9 53.2
Front Leg Room (in) 41.9 43.0
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in) 56.4 57.5
Wheelbase (in) 104.1 95.1
Liftover Height (in) 26.1 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 68.7 66.5
Track Width, Front (in) 57.6 57.1
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.7 4.9
Length, Overall (in) 180.7 168.1
Height, Overall (in) 53.0 52.4
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 13.2 11.5
Brakes
Brake Type Power Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 7.87 x 1.77 8 x 1.4
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.2 x 0.79 9.2 x 0.7
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
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 15.0 13.2
Steering
Steering Type Power Rack & Pinion Power Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.6 3.2
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - 34.8
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 14.7 16.7
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 35.6 32.8
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P195/70R14 P175/70R13
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P195/70R14 P175/70R13
Spare Tire Size T115/70D14 T105/70D14
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2584 2125
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 14 x 6 13 x 5
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 14 x 6 13 x 5
Spare Wheel Size (in) 14 x 4 14 x - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 9.6 4.4
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 525 420
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 105 80
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 135 @ 3600 93 @ 3000
Engine Order Code LN2 NA
Displacement 2.2L/133 1.5L/89.5
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 115 @ 5000 92 @ 5500
Engine Type Gas L4 Gas I4
Fuel System SFI MFI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 34 40
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 24 33
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.91 3.583
Clutch Size (in) 8.46 7.874
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.45 1.343
Trans Type 5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.74 0.804
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA -
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.58 3.416
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.18 1.947
Trans Order Code MM5 NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.58 3.714
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.03 0.976
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Manual
Summary
Vehicle Name Chevrolet Cavalier Mitsubishi Mirage
Body Style 2 Door Coupe 2 Door Coupe
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 25 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) NA NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 32 - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.74 NA
Suspension Type - Rear Trailing Axle Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Trailing Arm
 
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