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Compare 1998 Hyundai Elantra vs 1998 Chevrolet Cavalier

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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan Manual
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Body Style

Transmission

Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Manual 24 32 $10,541 $11,499
4-Door Sedan Automatic 22 30 $11,266 $12,299
4-Door Sedan Manual GLS 24 32 $11,245 $12,549
4-Door Sedan Automatic GLS 22 30 $11,970 $13,349
4-Door Wagon Manual 24 31 $11,366 $12,399
4-Door Wagon Automatic 22 30 $12,091 $13,199
4-Door Wagon Automatic GLS 22 30 $12,545 $13,999
2-Door Coupe
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Body Style

Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe 24 34 $10,948 $11,710
2-Door Coupe Z24 23 33 $14,782 $15,810
4-Door Sedan LS 23 31 $13,323 $14,250
4-Door Sedan 24 34 $11,042 $11,810
2-Door Convertible Z24 23 33 $18,148 $19,410
2-Door Coupe RS 24 34 $12,126 $12,970
Pricing
Invoice Price
$10,541
$10,948
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$11,499
$11,710
Monthly Payment Estimate
$192 / month
$195 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 24 mpg 24 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 32 mpg 34 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Compact Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in) 53.5 54.9
Front Leg Room (in) 43.2 41.9
Front Hip Room (in) 52.4 50.0
Second Leg Room (in) 34.6 32.7
Front Head Room (in) 38.6 37.6
Passenger Volume (ft³) 93.6 87.2
Second Hip Room (in) 54.5 49.5
Front Shoulder Room (in) 54.7 53.9
Second Head Room (in) 37.6 36.6
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in) 54.9 53.0
Track Width, Rear (in) 57.1 56.4
Wheelbase (in) 100.4 104.1
Liftover Height (in) 25.79 26.1
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 66.9 68.7
Track Width, Front (in) 57.7 57.6
Min Ground Clearance (in) 6.22 5.7
Length, Overall (in) 174.0 180.7
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 11.4 13.2
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) NA NA
Brake Type Pwr-Assisted Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 7.09 x - TBD - 7.87 x 1.77
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 9.52 x .75 10.2 x 0.79
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Brake ABS System NA 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 14.5 15.0
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 32.5 35.6
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Power Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.02 2.6
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 33.79 - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 14.81 14.7
Tires
Spare Tire Size T125/70D15 T115/70D14
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P175/60R14 P195/70R14
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P175/65R14 P195/70R14
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 150 NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1500 NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2518.11 2584
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 14 x 5.0 14 x 6
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 14 x 5.0 14 x 6
Spare Wheel Size (in) 15 x 4 14 x 4
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 3.2 9.6
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 75 105
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 550 525
Engine
Fuel System EFI SFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 122 @ 5000 135 @ 3600
Engine Order Code NA LN2
Displacement 1.8L/109 2.2L/133
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 130 @ 6000 115 @ 5000
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas L4
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 32 34
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 24 24
Transmission
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.061 1.03
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD, Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.462 3.91
Clutch Size (in) 8.46 8.46
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.393 1.45
Trans Type 5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.878 0.74
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.250 3.58
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.950 2.18
Trans Order Code NA MM5
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.650 3.58
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) - NA
Summary
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 2 Door Coupe
Vehicle Name Hyundai Elantra Chevrolet Cavalier
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Multi-Link w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - 25
Suspension Type - Front Independent MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) .51 NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) MacPherson Strut w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - 32
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) .91 0.74
Suspension Type - Rear Independent Trailing Axle
 
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