Compare 1998 Mercury Mystique vs 1998 Chevrolet Cavalier

1998 Mercury Mystique
1998 Chevrolet Cavalier
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4-Door Sedan GS
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan GS 24 35 $14,982 $16,390
4-Door Sedan LS 19 28 $16,188 $17,745
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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
$14,982
$10,948
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$16,390
$11,710
Monthly Payment Estimate
$273 / month
$195 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
24 mpg 24 mpg
Highway
35 mpg 34 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Compact Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in)
36.7 36.6
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
53.3 54.9
Front Leg Room (in)
42.4 41.9
Front Hip Room (in)
50.7 50.0
Second Leg Room (in)
34.4 32.7
Front Head Room (in)
39.0 37.6
Passenger Volume (ft³)
90.2 87.2
Second Hip Room (in)
45.3 49.5
Front Shoulder Room (in)
53.9 53.9
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- TBD - 5.7
Length, Overall (in)
184.8 180.7
Height, Overall (in)
54.4 53.0
Track Width, Rear (in)
58.5 56.4
Wheelbase (in)
106.5 104.1
Liftover Height (in)
25.1 26.1
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
69.1 68.7
Track Width, Front (in)
59.2 57.6
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
13.9 13.2
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Brake ABS System
NA 4-Wheel
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)
8.0 x 1.5 7.87 x 1.77
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.24 x 0.94 10.2 x 0.79
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
14.5 15.0
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
14.52 14.7
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
36.5 35.6
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Power Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.78 2.6
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
38.4 - TBD -
Tires
Front Tire Size
P185/70R14 P195/70R14
Spare Tire Size
T135/80R15 T115/70D14
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P185/70R14 P195/70R14
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1000 NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
N/A NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
100 NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
N/A NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
2805 2584
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in)
15 x - TBD - 14 x 4
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
14 x 5.5 14 x 6
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material
- TBD - Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
14 x 5.5 14 x 6
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
7.0 9.6
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
130 105
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
590 525
Engine
Engine Type
Gas I4 Gas L4
Fuel System
SEFI SFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
130 @ 4000 135 @ 3600
Engine Order Code
993 LN2
Displacement
2.0L/121 2.2L/133
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
125 @ 5500 115 @ 5000
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
35 34
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
24 24
Transmission
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.46 3.58
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.14 2.18
Trans Order Code
445 MM5
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
2.96 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)
3.42 3.91
Clutch Size (in)
9.5 8.46
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.45 1.45
Trans Type
5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.77 0.74
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
- NA
Summary
Body Style
4 Door Sedan GS 2 Door Coupe
Vehicle Name
Mercury Mystique Chevrolet Cavalier
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
0.79 0.74
Suspension Type - Rear
Indep Quadralink Trailing Axle
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
32 25
Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson Strut MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
0.63 NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
32 32

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