Compare 1998 Nissan Sentra vs 1998 Chevrolet Prizm

1998 Nissan Sentra
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4-Door Sedan Manual
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Manual 29 39 $10,950 $11,499
4-Door Sedan Manual XE 29 39 $12,761 $13,699
4-Door Sedan Automatic XE 27 36 $13,506 $14,499
4-Door Sedan Manual GXE 29 39 $13,494 $14,899
4-Door Sedan Automatic GXE 27 36 $14,218 $15,699
4-Door Sedan Manual GLE 29 39 $14,263 $15,749
4-Door Sedan Automatic GLE 27 36 $14,987 $16,549
4-Door Sedan Manual SE 23 31 $15,168 $16,749
4-Door Sedan Automatic SE 23 30 $15,892 $17,549
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4-Door Sedan
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 31 37 $11,560 $12,143
4-Door Sedan Lsi 31 37 $13,566 $14,714
Pricing
Invoice Price
$10,950
$11,560
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$11,499
$12,143
Monthly Payment Estimate
$192 / month
$202 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
29 mpg 31 mpg
Highway
39 mpg 37 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Subcompact Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in)
52.8 51.1
Front Shoulder Room (in)
52.8 52.8
Second Head Room (in)
36.5 36.9
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
53.1 52.2
Front Leg Room (in)
42.3 42.5
Front Hip Room (in)
50.1 50.5
Second Leg Room (in)
32.4 33.2
Front Head Room (in)
39.1 39.3
Passenger Volume (ft³)
87.2 89.8
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in)
58.3 57.5
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.8 4.7
Length, Overall (in)
171.0 174.2
Height, Overall (in)
54.3 53.7
Track Width, Rear (in)
56.5 57.1
Wheelbase (in)
99.8 97.1
Liftover Height (in)
22.5 24.8
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
66.6 66.7
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
10.1 12.1
Brakes
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
Power Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
7.1 x - TBD - 7.9 x - TBD -
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
9.1 x 0.71 10.04 x 0.87
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
13.2 13.2
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
23.2 18.1
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
34.1 32.2
Steering Type
Rack & Pinion Power
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
4.3 3.27
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - 34.1
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P155/80R13 P175/65R14
Spare Tire Size
T115/70D14 T115/70D14
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P155/80R13 P175/65R14
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
N/A NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1000 1500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
N/A NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
110 150
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
2338 2403
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
13 x 5.0 14 x 5.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
14 x 4.0 14 x 4
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
13 x 5.0 14 x 5.5
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
5.2 6.2
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
80 80
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
490 356
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
115 @ 6000 120 @ 5600
Engine Type
Gas I4 Gas L4
Fuel System
SFI SFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
108 @ 4000 122 @ 4400
Engine Order Code
NA - TBD -
Displacement
1.6L/97 1.8L/108
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
29 31
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
39 37
Transmission
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA 5th OD
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.42 3.25
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.96 1.90
Trans Order Code
NA MM5
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.79 3.72
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.93 0.89
Trans Description Cont.
Manual w/OD Manual w/4th &
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.33 3.17
Clutch Size (in)
7.48 8.3
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.29 1.31
Trans Type
5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.73 0.73
Summary
Body Style
4 Door Sedan 4dr Sedan
Vehicle Name
Nissan Sentra Chevrolet Prizm
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
30 30.2
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
NA 0.87
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Beam MacPherson Strut
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
25 30.2
Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson Strut MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
NA 0.55
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs Coil Springs

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