Compare 1998 Nissan Sentra vs 1998 Honda Civic Classic

1998 Nissan Sentra
1998 Honda Civic Classic
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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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Classic 3-Door HB Manual CX
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Classic 3-Door HB Manual CX 32 37 $9,990 $10,650
Classic 3-Door HB Automatic CX 29 36 $10,928 $11,650
Classic 3-Door HB Manual DX 32 37 $10,856 $12,100
Classic 2-Door Coupe Manual DX 32 37 $11,286 $12,580
Classic 4-Door Sedan Manual DX 32 37 $11,425 $12,735
Classic 3-Door HB Automatic DX 29 36 $11,574 $12,900
Classic 2-Door Coupe Automatic DX 29 36 $12,004 $13,380
Classic 2-Door Coupe Manual HX 36 44 $12,022 $13,400
Classic 4-Door Sedan Automatic DX 29 36 $12,143 $13,535
Classic 2-Door Coupe CVT HX 36 39 $12,920 $14,400
Classic 4-Door Sedan Manual LX 32 37 $12,988 $14,750
Classic 2-Door Coupe Manual EX 30 35 $13,682 $15,250
Classic 4-Door Sedan Automatic LX 29 36 $13,706 $15,550
Classic 2-Door Coupe Automatic EX 28 35 $14,400 $16,050
Classic 4-Door Sedan Manual EX 30 35 $14,785 $16,480
Classic 2-Door Coupe "A" Automatic w/ABS EX 28 35 $14,938 $16,650
Classic 4-Door Sedan Automatic EX 28 35 $15,503 $17,280
Pricing
Invoice Price
$10,950
$9,990
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$11,499
$10,650
Monthly Payment Estimate
$192 / month
$178 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
29 mpg 32 mpg
Highway
39 mpg 37 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Subcompact Sub-Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in)
53.1 51.8
Front Leg Room (in)
42.3 42.7
Front Hip Room (in)
50.1 50.0
Second Leg Room (in)
32.4 34.1
Front Head Room (in)
39.1 38.8
Passenger Volume (ft³)
87.2 86.1
Second Hip Room (in)
52.8 49.3
Front Shoulder Room (in)
52.8 52.4
Second Head Room (in)
36.5 37.2
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in)
54.3 54.1
Track Width, Rear (in)
56.5 58.1
Wheelbase (in)
99.8 103.2
Liftover Height (in)
22.5 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
66.6 67.1
Track Width, Front (in)
58.3 58.1
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.8 5.9
Length, Overall (in)
171.0 164.5
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
10.1 -
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (ft³)
- - TBD -
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³)
- 13.4
Brakes
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 1.38
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
9.1 x 0.71 9.5 x .83
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 11.9
Steering
Steering Type
Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
4.3 4.1
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
23.2 20.3
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
34.1 32.8
Tires
Spare Tire Size
T115/70D14 Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P155/80R13 P185/65R14
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P155/80R13 P185/65R14
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
N/A - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
110 - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
N/A - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1000 - TBD -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
2338 2295
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
13 x 5.0 14 x 5
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material
Steel - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in)
13 x 5.0 14 x 5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
14 x 4.0 - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
5.2 4.4
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
80 75
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
490 - TBD -
Engine
Fuel System
SFI PGM-FI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
108 @ 4000 103 @ 4600
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
1.6L/97 1.6L/97
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
115 @ 6000 106 @ 6200
Engine Type
Gas I4 Gas I4
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
39 37
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
29 32
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.33 3.250
Clutch Size (in)
7.48 - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.29 1.172
Trans Type
5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.73 0.702
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.42 3.153
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.96 1.782
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.79 3.722
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.93 0.909
Trans Description Cont.
Manual w/OD Manual
Summary
Body Style
4 Door Sedan 3 Door HB
Vehicle Name
Nissan Sentra Honda Civic
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs w/Trailing Arms
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
25 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson Strut Indepenent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
NA NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
30 - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
NA NA
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Beam Independent

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