Compare 1998 Chevrolet Prizm vs 1998 Nissan Sentra

1998 Chevrolet Prizm
1998 Nissan Sentra
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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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4-Door Sedan Manual
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Manual 29 39 $10,950 $11,499
4-Door Sedan Manual XE 29 39 $12,761 $13,699
4-Door Sedan Automatic XE 27 36 $13,506 $14,499
4-Door Sedan Manual GXE 29 39 $13,494 $14,899
4-Door Sedan Automatic GXE 27 36 $14,218 $15,699
4-Door Sedan Manual GLE 29 39 $14,263 $15,749
4-Door Sedan Automatic GLE 27 36 $14,987 $16,549
4-Door Sedan Manual SE 23 31 $15,168 $16,749
4-Door Sedan Automatic SE 23 30 $15,892 $17,549
Pricing
Invoice Price
$11,560
$10,950
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$12,143
$11,499
Monthly Payment Estimate
$202 / month
$192 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
31 mpg 29 mpg
Highway
37 mpg 39 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Compact Subcompact
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in)
51.1 52.8
Front Shoulder Room (in)
52.8 52.8
Second Head Room (in)
36.9 36.5
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
52.2 53.1
Front Leg Room (in)
42.5 42.3
Front Hip Room (in)
50.5 50.1
Second Leg Room (in)
33.2 32.4
Front Head Room (in)
39.3 39.1
Passenger Volume (ft³)
89.8 87.2
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in)
4.7 5.8
Length, Overall (in)
174.2 171.0
Height, Overall (in)
53.7 54.3
Track Width, Rear (in)
57.1 56.5
Wheelbase (in)
97.1 99.8
Liftover Height (in)
24.8 22.5
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
66.7 66.6
Track Width, Front (in)
57.5 58.3
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
12.1 10.1
Brakes
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 - 7.1 x - TBD -
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.04 x 0.87 9.1 x 0.71
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
13.2 13.2
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
18.1 23.2
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
32.2 34.1
Steering Type
Power Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.27 4.3
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
34.1 - TBD -
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P175/65R14 P155/80R13
Spare Tire Size
T115/70D14 T115/70D14
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P175/65R14 P155/80R13
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1500 1000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
150 110
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
2403 2338
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in)
14 x 4 14 x 4.0
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
14 x 5.5 13 x 5.0
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
14 x 5.5 13 x 5.0
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
6.2 5.2
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
80 80
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
356 490
Engine
Engine Type
Gas L4 Gas I4
Fuel System
SFI SFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
122 @ 4400 108 @ 4000
Engine Order Code
- TBD - NA
Displacement
1.8L/108 1.6L/97
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
120 @ 5600 115 @ 6000
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
31 29
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
37 39
Transmission
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.25 3.42
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.90 1.96
Trans Order Code
MM5 NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.72 3.79
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.89 0.93
Trans Description Cont.
Manual w/4th & Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.17 3.33
Clutch Size (in)
8.3 7.48
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.31 1.29
Trans Type
5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.73 0.73
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again
5th OD NA
Summary
Body Style
4dr Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name
Chevrolet Prizm Nissan Sentra
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
30.2 30
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
0.87 NA
Suspension Type - Rear
MacPherson Strut Multi-Link Beam
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
30.2 25
Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson Strut MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
0.55 NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Coil Springs w/Coil Springs

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