Compare 1998 Oldsmobile Silhouette vs 1998 Pontiac Trans Sport

1998 Oldsmobile Silhouette
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4-Door Minivan Ext WB GL
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Minivan Ext WB GL 18 25 $21,778 $24,065
4-Door Minivan Reg WB GS 18 25 $22,109 $24,430
4-Door Minivan Ext WB GLS 18 25 $24,724 $27,320
4-Door Minivan Ext WB Premiere Edition 18 25 $27,697 $30,605
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3-Door Reg WB
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
3-Door Reg WB 18 25 $18,860 $20,840
4-Door Reg WB 18 25 $20,253 $22,380
4-Door Ext WB 18 25 $20,986 $23,190
4-Door Reg WB 1SF 18 25 $21,092 $23,255
4-Door Reg WB 1SG 18 25 $21,999 $24,255
4-Door Ext WB 1SG 18 25 $22,819 $25,215
4-Door Reg WB 1SH 18 25 $22,906 $25,255
4-Door Ext WB 1SH 18 25 $23,813 $26,255
Pricing
Invoice Price
$21,778
$18,860
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$24,065
$20,840
Monthly Payment Estimate
$401 / month
$347 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
18 mpg 18 mpg
Highway
25 mpg 25 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
2WD Special Purpose 2WD Special Purpose
Interior Dimensions
Third Leg Room (in)
36.7 34.0
Second Head Room (in)
39.3 39.3
Passenger Capacity
7 7
Third Hip Room (in)
48.3 48.3
Second Shoulder Room (in)
61.9 61.9
Front Leg Room (in)
39.9 39.9
Third Head Room (in)
38.9 38.8
Front Hip Room (in)
55.5 55.5
Third Shoulder Room (in)
59.6 60.1
Second Leg Room (in)
39.0 36.9
Front Head Room (in)
39.9 39.9
Passenger Volume (ft³)
N/A N/A
Second Hip Room (in)
64.3 60.4
Front Shoulder Room (in)
59.8 59.8
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in)
61.5 61.5
Min Ground Clearance (in)
6.0 5.5
Length, Overall (in)
201.4 187.3
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
50.5 50.8
Height, Overall (in)
68.1 67.4
Liftover Height (in)
25.0 24.0
Track Width, Rear (in)
63.3 63.3
Wheelbase (in)
120.0 112.0
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
40.7 40.7
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
72.2 72.7
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
45.1 45.8
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
100.0 86.1
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
155.9 126.6
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
NA - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
48.3 48.3
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
62.4 50.7
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
50.5 59.1
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)
8.86 x 1.77 8.9 x 1.77
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.83 x 1.27 10.9 x 1.27
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
25.0 20.0
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
39.7 38.6
Steering Type
Power Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.05 3.1
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - 40.5
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
13.79 - 15.51 16.8
Tires
Front Tire Size
P215/70R15 P205/70R15
Spare Tire Size
T125/70R15 T125/70R15
Front Tire Order Code
NA XGY
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P215/70R15 P205/70R15
Rear Tire Order Code
NA XGY
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
2000 2000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
2000 3500
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
200 200
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
200 350
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3942 3748
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
15 x 6 15 x 6
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material
- TBD - Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
15 x 6 15 x 6
Spare Wheel Size (in)
15 x 4 15 x 4
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
10.7 10.7
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
105 105
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
600 600
Engine
Engine Type
Gas V6 Gas V6
Fuel System
SFI SFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
205 @ 4000 205 @ 4000
Engine Order Code
LA1 LA1
Displacement
3.4L/205 3.4L/207
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
180 @ 5200 180 @ 5200
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
25 25
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
18 18
Transmission
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA -
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.29 3.29
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.71 0.70
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD, Automatic w/OD,
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
2.92 2.92
Clutch Size (in)
N/A NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.00
Trans Type
4 4
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again
Electronic Electronic
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.39 2.38
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.57 1.56
Trans Order Code
MX0 NA
Summary
Body Style
4 Door Van 3 Door Reg WB
Vehicle Name
Oldsmobile Silhouette Pontiac Trans Sport
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
1.34 1.34
Suspension Type - Rear
Twist Axle Trailing Arm
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
25 30
Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson Strut MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
1.42 1.42
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
32 32

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