Compare 1997 Geo Prizm vs 1997 Honda Civic Classic

1997 Geo Prizm
1997 Honda Civic Classic
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4-Door Sedan
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 30 34 $12,223 $12,840
4-Door Sedan LSi 30 34 $12,433 $13,485
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Classic 3-Door HB Manual CX
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Classic 3-Door HB Manual CX 32 38 $9,896 $10,550
Classic 3-Door HB Automatic CX 29 35 $10,834 $11,550
Classic 3-Door HB Manual DX 32 38 $10,587 $11,800
Classic 2-Door Coupe Manual DX 32 38 $11,017 $12,280
Classic 4-Door Sedan Manual DX 32 38 $11,335 $12,635
Classic 3-Door HB Automatic DX 29 35 $11,484 $12,800
Classic 2-Door Coupe Automatic DX 29 35 $11,914 $13,280
Classic 2-Door Coupe Manual HX 37 44 $12,022 $13,400
Classic 4-Door Sedan Automatic DX 29 35 $12,053 $13,435
Classic 2-Door Coupe CVT HX 34 38 $12,920 $14,400
Classic 4-Door Sedan Manual LX 32 38 $12,898 $14,650
Classic 2-Door Coupe Manual EX 30 36 $13,682 $15,250
Classic 4-Door Sedan Automatic LX 29 35 $13,616 $15,450
Classic 2-Door Coupe Automatic EX 28 35 $14,400 $16,050
Classic 4-Door Sedan Manual EX 30 36 $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
$12,223
$9,896
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$12,840
$10,550
Monthly Payment Estimate
$214 / month
$176 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
30 mpg 32 mpg
Highway
34 mpg 38 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Sub-Compact Sub-Compact
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in)
51.3 50.0
Second Leg Room (in)
33.1 34.1
Front Head Room (in)
38.5 38.8
Passenger Volume (ft³)
88.3 86.1
Second Hip Room (in)
54.3 49.3
Front Shoulder Room (in)
54.1 52.4
Second Head Room (in)
36.4 37.2
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
53.4 51.8
Front Leg Room (in)
41.7 42.7
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in)
57.1 58.1
Wheelbase (in)
97.1 103.2
Liftover Height (in)
26.4 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
66.3 67.1
Track Width, Front (in)
57.5 58.1
Min Ground Clearance (in)
4.7 5.9
Length, Overall (in)
173.0 164.5
Height, Overall (in)
53.3 54.1
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
12.7 -
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (ft³)
- - TBD -
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³)
- 13.4
Brakes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
7.9 x - TBD - 7.9 x 1.38
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
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
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
13.2 11.9
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.27 4.1
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
17.1 - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
18.1 20.3
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
16.1 32.8
Steering Type
Power Rack & Pinion
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P175/65R14 P185/65R14
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P175/65R14 P185/65R14
Spare Tire Size
T115/70D14 - TBD -
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
150 NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1500 NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
2359 2238
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
14 x 5.5 14 x 5
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel
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
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
6.3 4.4
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
356 - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
70 75
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
105 @ 4400 103 @ 4600
Engine Order Code
L01 NA
Displacement
1.6L/97 1.6L/97
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
100 @ 5600 106 @ 6200
Engine Type
Gas L4 Gas I4
Fuel System
SFI PGM-FI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
34 38
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
30 32
Transmission
Clutch Size (in)
8.3 - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.31 1.172
Trans Type
5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.82 0.702
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)
0.97 0.909
Trans Description Cont.
Manual w/4th & Manual
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.55 3.250
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
- NA
Summary
Vehicle Name
Geo Prizm Honda Civic
Body Style
4dr Sedan 3 Door HB
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
32 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson Strut Indepenent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
NA NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
32 - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
NA NA
Suspension Type - Rear
MacPherson Strut Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Coil Springs w/Trailing Arms

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