Compare 1999 Chevrolet Prizm vs 1999 Pontiac Grand Am

1999 Chevrolet Prizm
1999 Pontiac Grand Am
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4-Door Sedan
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 31 37 $11,798 $12,393
4-Door Sedan Lsi 31 37 $13,796 $14,964
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2-Door Coupe SE
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe SE 22 30 $14,758 $16,130
4-Door Sedan SE 22 30 $15,124 $16,530
2-Door Coupe SE1 22 30 $16,039 $17,530
4-Door Sedan SE1 20 28 $16,405 $17,930
2-Door Coupe SE2 20 28 $17,467 $19,090
2-Door Coupe GT 20 28 $17,558 $19,190
4-Door Sedan SE2 20 28 $17,833 $19,490
4-Door Sedan GT 20 28 $17,924 $19,590
2-Door Coupe GT1 20 28 $18,931 $20,690
4-Door Sedan GT1 20 28 $19,297 $21,090
Pricing
Invoice Price
$11,798
$14,758
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$12,393
$16,130
Monthly Payment Estimate
$207 / month
$269 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
31 mpg 22 mpg
Highway
37 mpg 30 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Compact Compact
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in)
50.5 52.4
Second Leg Room (in)
33.2 35.5
Front Head Room (in)
39.3 38.3
Passenger Volume (ft³)
89.8 93.0
Second Hip Room (in)
51.1 49.3
Front Shoulder Room (in)
52.8 53.7
Second Head Room (in)
36.9 37.2
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
52.2 55.0
Front Leg Room (in)
42.5 42.1
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in)
24.8 30.4
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
66.7 70.4
Track Width, Front (in)
57.5 59.0
Min Ground Clearance (in)
4.7 4.4
Length, Overall (in)
174.2 186.3
Height, Overall (in)
53.7 55.1
Track Width, Rear (in)
57.1 59.1
Wheelbase (in)
97.1 107.0
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
12.1 14.3
Brakes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
7.9 x - TBD - 7.9 x 1.8
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.04 x 0.87 10.8 x 1.0
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Brake ABS System
NA 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
NA NA
Brake Type
Power Power
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
13.2 15.2
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.27 2.5
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
34.1 - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
18.1 14.7
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
32.2 37.7
Steering Type
Power Power Rack & Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size
P175/65R14 P215/60R15
Rear Tire Order Code
NA QCD
Front Tire Size
P175/65R14 P215/60R15
Spare Tire Size
T115/70D14 T115/70D15
Front Tire Order Code
NA QCD
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
150 100
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1500 1000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
2403 3066
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
14 x 5.5 15 x 6.0
Spare Wheel Size (in)
14 x 4 15 x 4
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
14 x 5.5 15 x 6.0
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
6.2 10.4
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
356 600
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
80 105
Engine
Displacement
1.8L/108 2.4L/146
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
120 @ 5600 150 @ 5600
Engine Type
Gas L4 Gas 4-Cyl
Fuel System
SFI SFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
122 @ 4400 155 @ 4400
Engine Order Code
LV6 LD9
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
37 30
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
31 22
Transmission
Clutch Size (in)
8.3 NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.31 1.00
Trans Type
5 4
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.73 NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again
5th OD Electronic
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.25 2.13
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.90 1.57
Trans Order Code
MM5 MX0
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.72 3.42
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.89 0.71
Trans Description Cont.
Manual w/4th & Automatic w/OD,
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.17 2.92
Summary
Vehicle Name
Chevrolet Prizm Pontiac Grand Am
Body Style
4dr Sedan 2 Door Coupe
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
30.2 25
Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson Strut Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
0.55 0.60
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Coil Springs MacPherson Strut
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
30.2 32
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
0.87 0.94
Suspension Type - Rear
MacPherson Strut Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Coil Springs Tri-Link

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