Compare 1998 Chevrolet Prizm vs 1998 Honda Civic Classic

1998 Chevrolet Prizm
1998 Honda Civic Classic
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4-Door Sedan
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 31 37 $11,560 $12,143
4-Door Sedan Lsi 31 37 $13,566 $14,714
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Classic 3-Door HB Manual CX
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Classic 3-Door HB Manual CX 32 37 $9,990 $10,650
Classic 3-Door HB Automatic CX 29 36 $10,928 $11,650
Classic 3-Door HB Manual DX 32 37 $10,856 $12,100
Classic 2-Door Coupe Manual DX 32 37 $11,286 $12,580
Classic 4-Door Sedan Manual DX 32 37 $11,425 $12,735
Classic 3-Door HB Automatic DX 29 36 $11,574 $12,900
Classic 2-Door Coupe Automatic DX 29 36 $12,004 $13,380
Classic 2-Door Coupe Manual HX 36 44 $12,022 $13,400
Classic 4-Door Sedan Automatic DX 29 36 $12,143 $13,535
Classic 2-Door Coupe CVT HX 36 39 $12,920 $14,400
Classic 4-Door Sedan Manual LX 32 37 $12,988 $14,750
Classic 2-Door Coupe Manual EX 30 35 $13,682 $15,250
Classic 4-Door Sedan Automatic LX 29 36 $13,706 $15,550
Classic 2-Door Coupe Automatic EX 28 35 $14,400 $16,050
Classic 4-Door Sedan Manual EX 30 35 $14,785 $16,480
Classic 2-Door Coupe "A" Automatic w/ABS EX 28 35 $14,938 $16,650
Classic 4-Door Sedan Automatic EX 28 35 $15,503 $17,280
Pricing
Invoice Price
$11,560
$9,990
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$12,143
$10,650
Monthly Payment Estimate
$202 / month
$178 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
31 mpg 32 mpg
Highway
37 mpg 37 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Compact Sub-Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in)
51.1 49.3
Front Shoulder Room (in)
52.8 52.4
Second Head Room (in)
36.9 37.2
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
52.2 51.8
Front Leg Room (in)
42.5 42.7
Front Hip Room (in)
50.5 50.0
Second Leg Room (in)
33.2 34.1
Front Head Room (in)
39.3 38.8
Passenger Volume (ft³)
89.8 86.1
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in)
57.5 58.1
Min Ground Clearance (in)
4.7 5.9
Length, Overall (in)
174.2 164.5
Height, Overall (in)
53.7 54.1
Track Width, Rear (in)
57.1 58.1
Wheelbase (in)
97.1 103.2
Liftover Height (in)
24.8 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
66.7 67.1
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
12.1 -
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (ft³)
- - TBD -
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³)
- 13.4
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.04 x 0.87 9.5 x .83
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Brake ABS System
NA 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)
7.9 x - TBD - 7.9 x 1.38
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
13.2 11.9
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
34.1 - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
18.1 20.3
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
32.2 32.8
Steering Type
Power Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.27 4.1
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P175/65R14 P185/65R14
Spare Tire Size
T115/70D14 Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P175/65R14 P185/65R14
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1500 - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
150 - TBD -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
2403 2295
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material
Steel - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in)
14 x 5.5 14 x 5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
14 x 4 - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
14 x 5.5 14 x 5
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
6.2 4.4
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
356 - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
80 75
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
120 @ 5600 106 @ 6200
Engine Type
Gas L4 Gas I4
Fuel System
SFI PGM-FI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
122 @ 4400 103 @ 4600
Engine Order Code
- TBD - NA
Displacement
1.8L/108 1.6L/97
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
31 32
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
37 37
Transmission
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.73 0.702
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again
5th OD NA
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.25 3.153
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.90 1.782
Trans Order Code
MM5 NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.72 3.722
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.89 0.909
Trans Description Cont.
Manual w/4th & Manual
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.17 3.250
Clutch Size (in)
8.3 - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.31 1.172
Trans Type
5 5
Summary
Vehicle Name
Chevrolet Prizm Honda Civic
Body Style
4dr Sedan 3 Door HB
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
30.2 - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
0.87 NA
Suspension Type - Rear
MacPherson Strut Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Coil Springs w/Trailing Arms
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
30.2 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson Strut Indepenent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
0.55 NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Coil Springs w/Coil Springs

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