Compare 1997 Oldsmobile Achieva vs 1997 Chevrolet Cavalier

1997 Oldsmobile Achieva
1997 Chevrolet Cavalier
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4-Door Sedan SL Series I
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan SL Series I 22 32 $13,930 $15,225
2-Door Coupe SC Series I 22 32 $14,113 $15,425
2-Door Coupe SC Series II 22 32 $15,532 $16,975
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2-Door Coupe
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe 25 37 $10,376 $10,980
4-Door Sedan 25 37 $10,565 $11,180
2-Door Coupe RS 25 37 $11,308 $12,225
4-Door Sedan LS 25 34 $12,376 $13,380
2-Door Coupe Z24 23 33 $13,235 $14,465
2-Door Convertible LS 25 34 $16,589 $17,935
Pricing
Invoice Price
$13,930
$10,376
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$15,225
$10,980
Monthly Payment Estimate
$254 / month
$183 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
22 mpg 25 mpg
Highway
32 mpg 37 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Compact Compact
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
52.2 54.9
Front Leg Room (in)
43.1 41.9
Front Hip Room (in)
49.2 50.0
Second Leg Room (in)
34.9 32.7
Front Head Room (in)
37.8 37.6
Passenger Volume (ft³)
88.2 87.1
Second Hip Room (in)
50.2 49.5
Front Shoulder Room (in)
52.2 53.9
Second Head Room (in)
37.0 36.6
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in)
53.5 53.0
Track Width, Rear (in)
55.3 56.4
Wheelbase (in)
103.4 104.1
Liftover Height (in)
26.1 26.1
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
68.1 68.7
Track Width, Front (in)
55.8 57.6
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.7 5.7
Length, Overall (in)
187.8 180.7
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
14.0 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 1.77 7.87 x 1.77
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.2 x 0.79 10.2 x 0.79
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
15.2 15.2
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
35.3 35.6
Steering Type
Power Rack & Pinion Power Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.33 2.6
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
37.2 - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
13.96 14.7
Tires
Spare Tire Size
T115/70D14 T115/70D14
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P195/65R15 P195/70R14
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P195/65R15 P195/70R14
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
100 N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1000 N/A
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
2921 2584
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
15 x 6 14 x 6
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
15 x 6 14 x 6
Spare Wheel Size (in)
14 x 4 14 x 4
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
10.4 9.6
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
105 105
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
600 525
Engine
Fuel System
SFI SFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
150 @ 4400 130 @ 4000
Engine Order Code
LD9 LN2
Displacement
2.4L/146 2.2L/133
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
150 @ 5600 120 @ 5200
Engine Type
Gas L4 Gas L4
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
32 37
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
22 25
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.42 3.58
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.71 1.03
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD, Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
2.92 3.91
Clutch Size (in)
NA 8.46
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.45
Trans Type
4 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA 0.74
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again
Electronic NA
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.39 3.58
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.57 2.18
Trans Order Code
MX0 MM5
Summary
Body Style
4 Door Sedan 2 Door Coupe
Vehicle Name
Oldsmobile Achieva Chevrolet Cavalier
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear
Trailing Axle Trailing Axle
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
25 25
Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson Strut MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
0.71 NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
32 32
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
0.87 0.74

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