Compare 1998 Hyundai Elantra vs 1998 Mazda Protege

1998 Hyundai Elantra
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4-Door Sedan Manual
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 Wagon Manual 24 31 $11,366 $12,399
4-Door Sedan Manual GLS 24 32 $11,245 $12,549
4-Door Wagon Automatic 22 30 $12,091 $13,199
4-Door Sedan Automatic GLS 22 30 $11,970 $13,349
4-Door Wagon Automatic GLS 22 30 $12,545 $13,999
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4-Door Sedan Automatic DX
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Automatic DX 25 32 $11,473 $12,145
4-Door Sedan Manual DX 30 37 $11,473 $12,145
4-Door Sedan Automatic LX 25 32 $12,516 $13,545
4-Door Sedan Manual LX 30 37 $12,516 $13,545
4-Door Sedan Automatic ES 23 30 $13,974 $15,295
4-Door Sedan Manual ES 26 32 $13,974 $15,295
Pricing
Invoice Price
$10,541
$11,473
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$11,499
$12,145
Monthly Payment Estimate
$192 / month
$202 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
24 mpg 25 mpg
Highway
32 mpg 32 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Compact Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in)
54.5 53.6
Front Shoulder Room (in)
54.7 54.3
Second Head Room (in)
37.6 37.4
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
53.5 53.6
Front Leg Room (in)
43.2 42.2
Front Hip Room (in)
52.4 50.5
Second Leg Room (in)
34.6 35.6
Front Head Room (in)
38.6 39.2
Passenger Volume (ft³)
93.6 95.5
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in)
57.7 57.5
Min Ground Clearance (in)
6.22 5.91
Length, Overall (in)
174.0 174.8
Height, Overall (in)
54.9 54.4
Track Width, Rear (in)
57.1 57.5
Wheelbase (in)
100.4 102.6
Liftover Height (in)
25.79 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
66.9 67.3
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
11.4 15.1
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
9.52 x .75 9.25 x 0.87
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
Pwr-Assisted Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
7.09 x - TBD - 7.87 x 1.38
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
14.5 14.5
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
33.79 - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
14.81 17.0
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
32.5 33.5
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.02 3.0
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P175/65R14 P175/70SR13
Spare Tire Size
T125/70D15 T115/70D14
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P175/60R14 P175/70SR13
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
N/A NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1500 NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
N/A NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
150 NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
2518.11 2478
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material
- TBD - Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
14 x 5.0 13 x 5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
15 x 4 14 x 4
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
14 x 5.0 13 x 5
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
3.2 6.3
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
550 306
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
75 70
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
130 @ 6000 92 @ 5500
Engine Type
Gas I4 Gas I4
Fuel System
EFI MPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
122 @ 5000 96 @ 4000
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
1.8L/109 1.5L/91
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
24 25
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
32 32
Transmission
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.878 NA
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA Electronic
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.250 2.333
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.950 1.540
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.650 4.058
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.061 0.700
Trans Description Cont.
Manual w/OD, Automatic
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.462 2.800
Clutch Size (in)
8.46 NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.393 1.000
Trans Type
5 AT1
Summary
Vehicle Name
Hyundai Elantra Mazda Protege
Body Style
4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
.91 0.94
Suspension Type - Rear
Independent Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link w/Twin Links
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Independent Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
.51 NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
MacPherson Strut w/Lower Control Arms

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