Compare 1998 Honda Accord Sedan vs 1998 Volkswagen Jetta

1998 Honda Accord Sedan
1998 Volkswagen Jetta
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4-Door Sedan Manual DX
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Manual DX 24 31 $13,343 $15,100
4-Door Sedan Automatic DX 22 22 $14,050 $15,900
4-Door Sedan Manual LX 25 31 $16,161 $18,290
4-Door Sedan Automatic LX 23 30 $16,868 $19,090
4-Door Sedan Automatic w/ABS LX 23 30 $17,398 $19,690
4-Door Sedan Manual EX 25 31 $18,380 $20,800
4-Door Sedan Automatic V6 LX 20 28 $19,042 $21,550
4-Door Sedan Automatic EX 23 30 $19,086 $21,600
4-Door Sedan ULEV Automatic EX 23 30 $19,086 $21,600
4-Door Sedan Manual w/Leather EX 25 31 $19,396 $21,950
4-Door Sedan Automatic w/Leather EX 23 30 $20,103 $22,750
4-Door Sedan ULEV Automatic w/Leather EX 23 30 $20,103 $22,750
4-Door Sedan Automatic V6 EX 20 28 $21,340 $24,150
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4-Door Sedan Automatic GL
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Automatic GL 22 29 $13,242 $14,595
4-Door Sedan Manual GL 24 31 $13,242 $14,595
4-Door Sedan Automatic GT 22 29 $13,651 $14,990
4-Door Sedan Manual GT 24 31 $13,651 $14,990
4-Door Sedan Manual TDI 40 29 $14,522 $15,770
4-Door Sedan Automatic K2 22 29 $14,691 $15,995
4-Door Sedan Manual K2 24 31 $14,691 $15,995
4-Door Sedan Automatic Wolfsburg 22 29 $15,214 $16,500
4-Door Sedan Manual Wolfsburg 24 31 $15,214 $16,500
4-Door Sedan Automatic GLS 22 29 $15,341 $16,945
4-Door Sedan Manual GLS 24 31 $15,341 $16,945
4-Door Sedan Automatic GLX 18 25 $19,335 $20,955
4-Door Sedan Manual GLX 19 26 $19,335 $20,955
Pricing
Invoice Price
$13,343
$13,242
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$15,100
$14,595
Monthly Payment Estimate
$252 / month
$243 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
24 mpg 22 mpg
Highway
31 mpg 29 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Midsize Compact
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in)
54.9 - TBD -
Second Leg Room (in)
37.9 31.5
Front Head Room (in)
40.0 39.2
Passenger Volume (ft³)
101.7 87.5
Second Hip Room (in)
54.1 - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
56.9 53.8
Second Head Room (in)
37.6 37.3
Passenger Capacity
5 4
Second Shoulder Room (in)
56.1 52.8
Front Leg Room (in)
42.1 42.3
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in)
60.4 57.0
Wheelbase (in)
106.9 97.4
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
70.3 66.7
Track Width, Front (in)
61.2 57.5
Min Ground Clearance (in)
6.2 4.8
Length, Overall (in)
188.8 173.4
Height, Overall (in)
56.9 56.1
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
14.1 15.0
Brakes
Brake Type
Power Pwr-Assisted
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
8.66 x 1.38 7.9 x -TBD-
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.2 X 0.91 10.1 x 0.79
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
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
17.1 14.5
Steering
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.11 3.2
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
16.09 17.8
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
36.4 32.8
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P195/70R14 P195/60R14
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P195/70R14 P195/60R14
Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA N/A
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
2888 2679
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
14 X 5.5 14 x 6
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material
- TBD - Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
14 X 5.5 14 x 6
Spare Wheel Size (in)
- TBD - Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
7.4 6.7
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
80 70
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
145 @ 4700 122 @ 3200
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
2.3L/138 2.0L/121
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
135 @ 5400 115 @ 5400
Engine Type
Gas I4 Gas I4
Fuel System
PGM-FI SMPI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
31 29
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
24 22
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.285 2.71
Clutch Size (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.193 1.00
Trans Type
5 4
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.685 NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA Electronic
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front-Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.000 2.88
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.777 1.44
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.062 4.53
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.903 0.74
Trans Description Cont.
Manual Automatic w/OD,
Summary
Vehicle Name
Honda Accord Sdn Volkswagen Jetta
Body Style
4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan GL
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Double Wishbone Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
NA 0.79
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs MacPherson Strut
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
0.91 0.71
Suspension Type - Rear
Double Wishbone Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
NA Torsion-Beam

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