Compare 1998 Dodge Intrepid vs 1998 Mercury Grand Marquis

1998 Dodge Intrepid
1998 Mercury Grand Marquis
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4-Door Sedan Base
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Base 21 30 $18,050 $19,685
4-Door Sedan ES 19 29 $20,524 $22,465
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4-Door Sedan GS
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan GS 17 24 $20,637 $22,090
4-Door Sedan LS 17 24 $22,366 $23,990
Pricing
Invoice Price
$18,050
$20,637
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$19,685
$22,090
Monthly Payment Estimate
$328 / month
$368 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
21 mpg 17 mpg
Highway
30 mpg 24 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Large Large
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in)
58.1 60.3
Front Leg Room (in)
42.2 42.5
Front Hip Room (in)
56.1 58.0
Second Leg Room (in)
39.1 38.4
Front Head Room (in)
38.3 39.4
Passenger Volume (ft³)
104.5 109.3
Second Hip Room (in)
56.6 59.0
Front Shoulder Room (in)
59.0 60.1
Second Head Room (in)
37.4 38.1
Passenger Capacity
5 6
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in)
55.9 56.8
Track Width, Rear (in)
62.0 65.3
Wheelbase (in)
113.0 114.7
Liftover Height (in)
32.4 26.6
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
74.7 78.2
Track Width, Front (in)
62.4 63.4
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.0 5.2
Length, Overall (in)
203.7 211.9
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
18.4 20.6
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.6 x 0.5 11.1 x 0.55
Brake Type
Power Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.1 x 1.0 12.4 x 1.1
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
NA NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
17.0 19.0
Steering
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Speed-Sensitive Pwr Recirculating Ball
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.1 3.4
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
40.4 43.1
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
17.5 16.4
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
37.7 40.3
Tires
Spare Tire Size
T135/80D16 T145/80D16
Front Tire Order Code
NA T2A
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P205/70R15 P225/60SR16
Rear Tire Order Code
NA T2A
Front Tire Size
P205/70R15 P225/60SR16
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1500 2000
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - 200
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
150 200
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - 2000
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3422 3917
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
15 x 6 16 x 7.0
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
15 x 6 16 x 7.0
Spare Wheel Size (in)
16 x 4 16 x 4.5
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
10.9 13.6
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
120 130
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
500 650
Engine
Fuel System
SMPI SEFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
190 @ 4850 275 @ 3000
Engine Order Code
NA 99W
Displacement
2.7L/165 4.6L/281
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
200 @ 5800 200 @ 4250
Engine Type
Gas V6 Gas V8
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
30 24
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
21 17
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
2.84 2.84
Clutch Size (in)
N/A NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.00
Trans Type
4 4
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA -
Trans Description Cont. Again
Electronic Electronic
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.21 2.32
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.57 1.56
Trans Order Code
DGB 44U
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.89 2.73
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.69 0.70
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD, Automatic w/OD,
Summary
Body Style
4 Door Sedan Base 4 Door Sedan GS
Vehicle Name
Dodge Intrepid Mercury Grand Marquis
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
30.0 30.0
Suspension Type - Front
Struts Independent SLA
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
0.63 0.71
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
32.0 30.0
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
0.98 1.12
Suspension Type - Rear
Chapman Struts Watt's Linkage

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