Compare 1997 Chevrolet Lumina vs 1997 Dodge Stratus

1997 Chevrolet Lumina
1997 Dodge Stratus
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4-Door Sedan
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 20 29 $15,335 $16,945
4-Door Sedan LS 20 29 $17,326 $19,145
4-Door Sedan LTZ 20 29 $17,792 $19,445
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4-Door Sedan Base
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Base 26 37 $13,771 $14,990
4-Door Sedan ES 26 37 $15,369 $16,785
Pricing
Invoice Price
$15,335
$13,771
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$16,945
$14,990
Monthly Payment Estimate
$282 / month
$250 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
20 mpg 26 mpg
Highway
29 mpg 37 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Mid-Size Mid-size
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in)
57.4 54.7
Front Leg Room (in)
42.4 42.3
Front Hip Room (in)
55.4 52.8
Second Leg Room (in)
36.6 38.1
Front Head Room (in)
38.4 38.1
Passenger Volume (ft³)
100.5 95.9
Second Hip Room (in)
55.3 52.7
Front Shoulder Room (in)
58.4 55.2
Second Head Room (in)
37.4 36.8
Passenger Capacity
6 5
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in)
55.2 54.1
Track Width, Rear (in)
59.0 60.2
Wheelbase (in)
107.5 108.0
Liftover Height (in)
26.7 25.1
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
72.5 71.0
Track Width, Front (in)
59.5 60.2
Min Ground Clearance (in)
6.5 5.6
Length, Overall (in)
200.9 186.0
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
15.5 15.7
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
NA NA
Brake Type
Power Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
8.86 x 1.77 7.9 x 1.3
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.5 x 1.04 10.2 x 0.9
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Brake ABS System
NA NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
16.6 16.0
Steering
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.60 3.1
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
42.4 38.6
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
16.1 17.5
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
36.7 37.0
Tires
Spare Tire Size
T125/70D16 T125/70D14
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P205/70R15 P195/70R14
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P205/70R15 P195/70R14
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
100 100
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1000 1000
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3360 2911
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
15 x 6 14 x 6
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
15 x 6 14 x 6
Spare Wheel Size (in)
16 x 4 15 x 4
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
12.2 8.5
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
100 90
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
525 510
Engine
Fuel System
SFI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
185 @ 4000 129 @ 5000
Engine Order Code
L82 ECB
Displacement
3.1L/191 2.0L/122
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
160 @ 5200 132 @ 6000
Engine Type
Gas V6 Gas I4
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
29 37
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
20 26
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
2.92 3.54
Clutch Size (in)
NA 9.0
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.36
Trans Type
4 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA 0.72
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again
Electronic NA
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.38 3.42
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.57 2.13
Trans Order Code
MX0 DD5
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.33 2.83
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.70 1.03
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD, Manual
Summary
Body Style
4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan Base
Vehicle Name
Chevrolet Lumina Dodge Stratus
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
35 30.1
Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson Strut Independent SLA
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
0.77 0.55
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
35 30.1
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
1.18 1.22
Suspension Type - Rear
MacPherson Strut Independent SLA

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