Compare 1997 Saturn SC 2dr vs 1997 Geo Metro

1997 Saturn SC 2dr
1997 Geo Metro
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SC1 Manual
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
SC1 Manual 28 40 $11,245 $12,495
SC1 Automatic 27 37 $12,001 $13,335
SC2 Manual 27 37 $12,325 $13,695
SC2 Automatic 24 34 $13,081 $14,535
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2-Door HB
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door HB 44 49 $8,082 $8,580
2-Door HB LSi 39 43 $8,555 $9,180
4-Door Sedan LSi 39 43 $9,180 $9,850
Pricing
Invoice Price
$11,245
$8,082
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$12,495
$8,580
Monthly Payment Estimate
$208 / month
$143 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
28 mpg 44 mpg
Highway
40 mpg 49 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Sub Compact Sub-Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in)
49.0 43.9
Front Shoulder Room (in)
53.4 48.9
Second Head Room (in)
35.7 36.0
Passenger Capacity
4 4
Second Shoulder Room (in)
52.2 48.9
Front Leg Room (in)
42.6 42.5
Front Hip Room (in)
50.0 47.2
Second Leg Room (in)
31.0 32.2
Front Head Room (in)
38.5 39.1
Passenger Volume (ft³)
84.1 77.4
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in)
56.8 54.5
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- TBD - 6.3
Length, Overall (in)
180.0 149.4
Height, Overall (in)
52.2 54.7
Track Width, Rear (in)
56.0 53.5
Wheelbase (in)
102.4 93.1
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - 27.1
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
67.3 62.6
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
11.4 -
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (ft³)
- 22.5
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³)
- 8.4
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
9.9 x 0.7 9.02 x 0.67
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)
7.9 x 1.2 7.09 x 0.98
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
12.2 10.6
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - 34.1
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
18.3 19.1
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
37.1 31.5
Steering Type
Power Rack & Pinion Manual
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.0 3.7
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
N/A NA
Front Tire Size
P175/70R14 P155/80R13
Spare Tire Size
T115/70R14 T115/70D14
Front Tire Order Code
N/A NA
Spare Tire Order Code
N/A NA
Rear Tire Size
P175/70R14 P155/80R13
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
N/A N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1000 N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
N/A N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
150 N/A
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
2309.1 1832
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
14 x 5 13 x 4.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
14 x 4 14 x 4
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
14 x 5 13 x 4.5
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
7.0 4.1
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
525 390
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
96 55
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
100 @ 5000 55 @ 5700
Engine Type
Gas L4 Gas L3
Fuel System
SPFI EFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
114 @ 2400 58 @ 3300
Engine Order Code
N/A LP2
Displacement
1.9L/116 1.0L/61
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
28 44
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
40 49
Transmission
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.605 0.76
Trans Description Cont. Again
w/4th & 5th OD NA
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.923 3.27
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.809 1.89
Trans Order Code
N/A MM5
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.060 4.39
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.811 0.91
Trans Description Cont.
Manual Trans, Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.250 3.42
Clutch Size (in)
8.27 6.69
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.172 1.28
Trans Type
5 5
Summary
Vehicle Name
Saturn SC 2dr Geo Metro
Body Style
2 Door Coupe 3dr Hatchback Cpe
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
28 25
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
1.07 0.94
Suspension Type - Rear
Independent MacPherson Strut
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
NA w/Separate coils
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
28 25
Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson Strut MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
NA 0.71
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Stabilizer Bar w/Coil spring

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