Compare 1998 Plymouth Neon vs 1998 Chevrolet Cavalier

1998 Plymouth Neon
1998 Chevrolet Cavalier
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2-Door Coupe Competition
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe Competition 29 41 $10,497 $11,100
4-Door Sedan Competition 29 41 $10,681 $11,300
2-Door Coupe Highline 29 41 $10,617 $11,480
4-Door Sedan Highline 29 41 $10,797 $11,680
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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
$10,497
$10,948
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$11,100
$11,710
Monthly Payment Estimate
$185 / month
$195 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
29 mpg 24 mpg
Highway
41 mpg 34 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Compact Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in)
53.9 49.5
Front Shoulder Room (in)
52.0 53.9
Second Head Room (in)
36.5 36.6
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
54.8 54.9
Front Leg Room (in)
42.5 41.9
Front Hip Room (in)
50.3 50.0
Second Leg Room (in)
35.1 32.7
Front Head Room (in)
39.6 37.6
Passenger Volume (ft³)
91.2 87.2
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in)
57.4 57.6
Min Ground Clearance (in)
6.0 5.7
Length, Overall (in)
171.8 180.7
Height, Overall (in)
54.9 53.0
Track Width, Rear (in)
57.4 56.4
Wheelbase (in)
104.0 104.1
Liftover Height (in)
29.4 26.1
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
67.5 68.7
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
11.8 13.2
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.0 x 0.8 10.2 x 0.79
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)
7.9 x 1.5 7.87 x 1.77
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
12.5 15.0
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
NA - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
18.0 14.7
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
35.4 35.6
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Power Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.2 2.6
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P185/65HR14 P195/70R14
Spare Tire Size
T115/70D14 T115/70D14
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P185/65HR14 P195/70R14
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1000 NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
100 NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
2461 2584
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
14 x 5.5 14 x 6
Spare Wheel Size (in)
14 x 4.0 14 x 4
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
14 x 5.5 14 x 6
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
6.9 9.6
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
450 525
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
83 105
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
131 @ 6000 115 @ 5000
Engine Type
Gas I4 Gas L4
Fuel System
SMPI SFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
128 @ 5000 135 @ 3600
Engine Order Code
ECB LN2
Displacement
2.0L/122 2.2L/133
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
29 24
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
41 34
Transmission
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.72 0.74
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.42 3.58
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.13 2.18
Trans Order Code
DD5 MM5
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.55 3.58
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.03 1.03
Trans Description Cont.
Manual Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.54 3.91
Clutch Size (in)
8.5 8.46
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.36 1.45
Trans Type
5 5
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
- NA
Summary
Vehicle Name
Plymouth Neon Chevrolet Cavalier
Body Style
2 Door Coupe Base 2 Door Coupe
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
32 32
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
0.79 0.74
Suspension Type - Rear
Chapman Strut 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)
NA NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs

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