Compare 1997 Geo Prizm vs 1997 Suzuki Esteem

1997 Geo Prizm
1997 Suzuki Esteem
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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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4-Door Sedan Manual GL
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Manual GL 31 37 $11,303 $11,899
4-Door Sedan Automatic GL 27 34 $12,253 $12,899
4-Door Sedan Manual GLX 31 37 $12,348 $12,999
4-Door Sedan Automatic GLX+ 27 34 $14,058 $14,799
Pricing
Invoice Price
$12,223
$11,303
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$12,840
$11,899
Monthly Payment Estimate
$214 / month
$198 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
30 mpg 31 mpg
Highway
34 mpg 37 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Sub-Compact Sub-Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in)
53.4 52.1
Front Leg Room (in)
41.7 42.3
Front Hip Room (in)
51.3 50.8
Second Leg Room (in)
33.1 34.1
Front Head Room (in)
38.5 39.1
Passenger Volume (ft³)
88.3 97.9
Second Hip Room (in)
54.3 48.2
Front Shoulder Room (in)
54.1 51.8
Second Head Room (in)
36.4 37.2
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in)
53.3 53.9
Track Width, Rear (in)
57.1 56.5
Wheelbase (in)
97.1 97.6
Liftover Height (in)
26.4 25.9
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
66.3 66.1
Track Width, Front (in)
57.5 56.7
Min Ground Clearance (in)
4.7 5.5
Length, Overall (in)
173.0 165.2
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
12.7 12.0
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
NA NA
Brake Type
Power Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
7.9 x - TBD - 7.87 x 1.18
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.04 x 0.87 9.17 x 0.79
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Brake ABS System
NA NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
13.2 13.5
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
16.1 32.2
Steering Type
Power Power
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.27 3.2
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
17.1 34.8
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
18.1 15.8
Tires
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
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P175/65R14 P155/80R13
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
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
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
2359 2183
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
14 x 5.5 13 x 4.5
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
14 x 5.5 13 x 4.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
14 x 4 14 x 4
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
6.3 4.4
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
70 70
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
356 390
Engine
Fuel System
SFI MFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
105 @ 4400 94 @ 3200
Engine Order Code
L01 NA
Displacement
1.6L/97 1.6L/97 CID
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
100 @ 5600 98 @ 6000
Engine Type
Gas L4 Gas L4
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
34 37
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
30 31
Transmission
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.97 0.91
Trans Description Cont.
Manual w/4th & w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.55 3.42
Clutch Size (in)
8.3 7.48
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.31 1.28
Trans Type
5 5-Speed Manual
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.82 0.76
Trans Description Cont. Again
5th OD NA
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.25 3.27
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.90 1.89
Trans Order Code
MM5 NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.72 3.79
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
- NA
Summary
Body Style
4dr Sedan 4-dr Sedan
Vehicle Name
Geo Prizm Suzuki Esteem
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Coil Springs w/coil spring
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
32 30
Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson Strut MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
NA NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Coil Springs w/coil spring
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
32 30
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
NA 0.87
Suspension Type - Rear
MacPherson Strut MacPherson Strut

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