Compare 1998 Kia Sephia vs 1998 Mitsubishi Mirage

1998 Kia Sephia
1998 Mitsubishi Mirage
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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 1.5L Manual DE
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe 1.5L Manual DE 33 40 $9,842 $10,830
2-Door Coupe 1.5L Automatic DE 28 36 $10,460 $11,550
4-Door Sedan 1.5L Manual DE 33 40 $10,998 $12,360
4-Door Sedan 1.5L Automatic DE 28 36 $11,617 $13,070
4-Door Sedan 1.8L Manual LS 29 36 $11,836 $13,300
4-Door Sedan 1.8L Automatic LS 26 33 $12,454 $13,980
2-Door Coupe 1.8L Manual LS 29 36 $12,725 $14,330
2-Door Coupe 1.8L Automatic LS 26 33 $13,343 $15,010
Pricing
Invoice Price
$8,996
$9,842
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$9,995
$10,830
Monthly Payment Estimate
$167 / month
$181 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
24 mpg 33 mpg
Highway
31 mpg 40 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Compact Sub-compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in)
54.2 53.2
Front Leg Room (in)
43.3 43.0
Front Hip Room (in)
52.1 53.2
Second Leg Room (in)
34.4 31.1
Front Head Room (in)
39.6 38.6
Passenger Volume (ft³)
94.1 85.6
Second Hip Room (in)
54.0 47.6
Front Shoulder Room (in)
53.8 53.6
Second Head Room (in)
37.7 35.8
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in)
55.5 52.4
Track Width, Rear (in)
57.3 57.5
Wheelbase (in)
100.8 95.1
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
66.9 66.5
Track Width, Front (in)
57.7 57.1
Min Ground Clearance (in)
6.1 4.9
Length, Overall (in)
174.4 168.1
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
10.4 11.5
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
NA NA
Brake Type
Power Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
7.87 x - TBD - 8 x 1.4
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
9.53 x - TBD - 9.2 x 0.7
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Brake ABS System
NA NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
13.2 13.2
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
32.2 32.8
Steering Type
Rack & Pinion Power Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.9 3.2
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - 34.8
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
- TBD - 16.7
Tires
Spare Tire Size
Compact T105/70D14
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P185/65R14 P175/70R13
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P185/65R14 P175/70R13
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - - TBD -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
2478 2125
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
14 x 5.5 13 x 5
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material
Steel - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in)
14 x 5.5 13 x 5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact 14 x - TBD -
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
6.3 4.4
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
70 80
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - (48 amp/hr) 420
Engine
Fuel System
MPFI MFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
108 @ 4500 93 @ 3000
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
1.8L/109 1.5L/89.5
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
125 @ 6000 92 @ 5500
Engine Type
Gas I4 Gas I4
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
31 40
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
24 33
Transmission
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.03 0.976
Trans Description Cont.
Manual w/OD Manual
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.31 3.583
Clutch Size (in)
- TBD - 7.874
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.31 1.343
Trans Type
5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.80 0.804
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA -
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.17 3.416
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.83 1.947
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.11 3.714
Summary
Body Style
4 Door Sedan 2 Door Coupe
Vehicle Name
Kia Sephia Mitsubishi Mirage
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link w/Trailing Arm
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
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 - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - NA
Suspension Type - Rear
Independent Multi-Link

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