Compare 1998 Jeep Wrangler vs 1998 Suzuki Sidekick

1998 Jeep Wrangler
1998 Suzuki Sidekick
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2-Door SE
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door SE 18 20 $13,620 $14,215
2-Door Sport 17 20 $15,914 $17,630
2-Door Sahara 17 20 $17,815 $19,790
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2-Door Soft Top Manual 2WD JS
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Soft Top Manual 2WD JS 24 26 $12,443 $13,099
2-Door Soft Top Automatic 2WD JS 23 24 $13,013 $13,699
4-Door Hard Top Manual 2WD JS 23 26 $13,390 $14,399
2-Door Soft Top Manual 4WD JX 24 26 $13,828 $14,869
4-Door Hard Top Automatic 2WD JS 22 26 $14,274 $15,349
2-Door Soft Top Automatic 4WD JX 23 24 $14,386 $15,469
4-Door Hard Top Manual 4WD JX 23 26 $14,558 $15,999
4-Door Hard Top Manual 2WD Sport JS 23 25 $15,377 $16,899
4-Door Hard Top Automatic 4WD JX 22 26 $15,423 $16,949
4-Door Hard Top Automatic 2WD Sport JS 21 24 $16,287 $17,899
4-Door Hard Top Manual 4WD Sport JX 23 25 $16,287 $17,899
4-Door Hard Top Automatic 4WD Sport JX 21 24 $17,197 $18,899
4-Door Hard Top Manual 4WD Sport JLX 23 25 $17,652 $19,399
4-Door Hard Top Automatic 4WD Sport JLX 21 24 $18,562 $20,399
Pricing
Invoice Price
$13,620
$12,443
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$14,215
$13,099
Monthly Payment Estimate
$237 / month
$218 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
18 mpg 24 mpg
Highway
20 mpg 26 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
4WD Special Purpose Special Purpose
Interior Dimensions
Front Leg Room (in)
41.1 42.1
Front Hip Room (in)
51.0 51.8
Passenger Volume (ft³)
51.4 84.7
Second Leg Room (in)
NA 31.7
Front Head Room (in)
42.3 39.5
Second Hip Room (in)
NA 41.9
Front Shoulder Room (in)
51.9 52.5
Passenger Capacity
2 4
Second Head Room (in)
NA 39.0
Second Shoulder Room (in)
NA 50.2
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - 27.0
Track Width, Rear (in)
58.0 55.1
Wheelbase (in)
93.4 86.6
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
- TBD - 34.3
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
66.7 65.2
Track Width, Front (in)
58.0 54.9
Min Ground Clearance (in)
7.9 7.5
Length, Overall (in)
151.2 143.7
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
- TBD - 43.8
Height, Overall (in)
70.2 64.3
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
42.5 12.6
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
NA 8.1
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
57.5 50.4
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
- TBD - 39.8
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
- TBD - 31.2
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
55.2 32.0
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
NA NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
NA NA
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
35.6 41.7
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
NA NA
Brake Type
Power Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
9.0 x 2.5 8.66 x 1.34
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.0 x 0.94 11.4 x 0.39
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Brake ABS System
NA NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
15 11.1
Steering
Steering Type
Pwr Manual
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
5.1 3.8
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - 34.4
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
24.0 21.7
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
33.5 32.2
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P205/75R15 P195/75R15
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P205/75R15 P195/75R15
Spare Tire Size
Compact P195/75R15
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
200 100
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
300 NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
2000 1000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
2000 NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3073 2337
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
15 x 6 15 x 5.5
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
15 x 6 15 x 5.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact 15 x 5.5
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
15.0 5.5
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
81 55
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
500 390
Engine
Displacement
2.5L/150 1.6L/97
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
120 @ 5400 95 @ 5600
Engine Type
Gas I4 Gas L4
Fuel System
SMPI SFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
140 @ 3500 98 @ 4000
Engine Order Code
EPE NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
20 26
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
18 24
Transmission
Clutch Size (in)
9.13 8.46
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.45 1.38
Trans Type
5 5
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
1.00 N/A
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.85 0.80
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Drivetrain
4-Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
4.74 3.67
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.33 1.95
Trans Order Code
DDQ NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.11 5.13
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.00
Trans Description Cont.
Manual w/OD Manual w/OD
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
2.72 N/A
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.93 3.65
Summary
Vehicle Name
Jeep Wrangler Suzuki Sidekick
Body Style
2 Door 2-Door
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/control arms w/trailing arms
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
1.18 25
Suspension Type - Front
Quadra-Coil MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/control arms w/coil spring
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
1.18 32
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - 0.95
Suspension Type - Rear
Quadra-Coil Rigid Axle

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