Compare 1998 Kia Sephia vs 1998 Chevrolet Cavalier

1998 Kia Sephia
1998 Chevrolet Cavalier
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4-Door Sedan Manual
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Manual 24 31 $8,996 $9,995
4-Door Sedan Automatic 23 31 $9,856 $10,970
4-Door Sedan Manual LS 24 31 $9,791 $10,995
4-Door Sedan Automatic LS 23 31 $10,651 $11,970
4-Door Sedan Manual LS Pwr 24 31 $11,741 $13,325
4-Door Sedan Automatic LS Pwr 23 31 $12,601 $14,300
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2-Door Coupe
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe 24 34 $10,948 $11,710
4-Door Sedan 24 34 $11,042 $11,810
2-Door Coupe RS 24 34 $12,126 $12,970
4-Door Sedan LS 23 31 $13,323 $14,250
2-Door Coupe Z24 23 33 $14,782 $15,810
2-Door Convertible Z24 23 33 $18,148 $19,410
Pricing
Invoice Price
$8,996
$10,948
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$9,995
$11,710
Monthly Payment Estimate
$167 / month
$195 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
24 mpg 24 mpg
Highway
31 mpg 34 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Compact Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in)
37.7 36.6
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
54.2 54.9
Front Leg Room (in)
43.3 41.9
Front Hip Room (in)
52.1 50.0
Second Leg Room (in)
34.4 32.7
Front Head Room (in)
39.6 37.6
Passenger Volume (ft³)
94.1 87.2
Second Hip Room (in)
54.0 49.5
Front Shoulder Room (in)
53.8 53.9
Exterior Dimensions
Length, Overall (in)
174.4 180.7
Height, Overall (in)
55.5 53.0
Track Width, Rear (in)
57.3 56.4
Wheelbase (in)
100.8 104.1
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - 26.1
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
66.9 68.7
Track Width, Front (in)
57.7 57.6
Min Ground Clearance (in)
6.1 5.7
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
10.4 13.2
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
NA NA
Brake Type
Power Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
7.87 x - TBD - 7.87 x 1.77
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
9.53 x - TBD - 10.2 x 0.79
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Brake ABS System
NA 4-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
13.2 15.0
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
32.2 35.6
Steering Type
Rack & Pinion Power Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.9 2.6
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
- TBD - 14.7
Tires
Front Tire Size
P185/65R14 P195/70R14
Spare Tire Size
Compact T115/70D14
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P185/65R14 P195/70R14
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
2478 2584
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
14 x 5.5 14 x 6
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
14 x 5.5 14 x 6
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact 14 x 4
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
6.3 9.6
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
70 105
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - (48 amp/hr) 525
Engine
Engine Type
Gas I4 Gas L4
Fuel System
MPFI SFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
108 @ 4500 135 @ 3600
Engine Order Code
NA LN2
Displacement
1.8L/109 2.2L/133
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
125 @ 6000 115 @ 5000
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
31 34
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
24 24
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.11 3.58
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.03 1.03
Trans Description Cont.
Manual w/OD Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.31 3.91
Clutch Size (in)
- TBD - 8.46
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.31 1.45
Trans Type
5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.80 0.74
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.17 3.58
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.83 2.18
Trans Order Code
NA MM5
Summary
Body Style
4 Door Sedan 2 Door Coupe
Vehicle Name
Kia Sephia Chevrolet Cavalier
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - 0.74
Suspension Type - Rear
Independent Trailing Axle
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)
- TBD - NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
MacPherson Strut w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - 32

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