Compare 1998 Suzuki Esteem vs 1998 Nissan 240SX

1998 Suzuki Esteem
1998 Nissan 240SX
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4-Door Sedan Manual GL
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Manual GL 30 37 $11,398 $11,999
4-Door Sedan Automatic GL 27 34 $12,348 $12,999
4-Door Sedan Manual GLX 30 37 $12,443 $13,099
4-Door Sedan Automatic GLX 27 34 $13,393 $14,099
4-Door Sedan Automatic GLX+ 27 34 $14,153 $14,899
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2-Door Coupe Manual
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe Manual 22 28 $16,437 $18,359
2-Door Coupe Automatic 21 27 $17,153 $19,159
2-Door Coupe Manual SE 22 28 $19,695 $21,999
2-Door Coupe Automatic SE 21 27 $20,411 $22,799
2-Door Coupe Manual LE 22 28 $21,888 $24,449
2-Door Coupe Automatic LE 21 27 $22,605 $25,249
Pricing
Invoice Price
$11,398
$16,437
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$11,999
$18,359
Monthly Payment Estimate
$200 / month
$306 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
30 mpg 22 mpg
Highway
37 mpg 28 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Sub-Compact Mini-Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in)
48.2 42.2
Front Shoulder Room (in)
51.8 52.0
Second Head Room (in)
37.2 34.3
Passenger Capacity
5 4
Second Shoulder Room (in)
52.1 50.4
Front Leg Room (in)
42.3 42.6
Front Hip Room (in)
50.8 51.0
Second Leg Room (in)
34.1 21.7
Passenger Volume (ft³)
85.9 70.8
Front Head Room (in)
39.1 38.3
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in)
56.7 58.3
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.5 4.5
Length, Overall (in)
165.2 177.2
Height, Overall (in)
53.9 51.0
Track Width, Rear (in)
56.5 57.9
Wheelbase (in)
97.6 99.4
Liftover Height (in)
25.9 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
66.1 68.1
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
- TBD - 8.5
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Yes NA
Brake ABS System
NA NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
NA Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
NA 10.1 x 0.35
Brake Type
Power Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
7.87 x 1.18 NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
9.17 x 0.79 10.0 x 0.87
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
13.5 17.2
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
15.8 17.2
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
32.2 31.5
Steering Type
Power Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.2 3.1
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
34.8 34.6
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P175/70R13 P195/60HR15
Spare Tire Size
T115/70D14 T125/70D15
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P175/70R13 P195/60HR15
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
N/A N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
N/A N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
N/A N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
N/A N/A
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
2227 2741
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material
Steel - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in)
13 x 5.0 15 x 6.0
Spare Wheel Size (in)
14 x 4 15 x 4.0
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
13 x 5.0 15 x 6.0
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
4.2 7.1
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
70 80
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
390 356
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
95 @ 6000 155 @ 5600
Engine Type
Gas L4 Gas I4
Fuel System
SFI SFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
99 @ 3000 160 @ 4400
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
1.6L/97 2.4L/146
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
30 22
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
37 28
Transmission
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.27 3.38
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.89 1.90
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.79 4.08
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.97 1.00
Trans Description Cont.
Manual w/OD Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.58 3.32
Clutch Size (in)
7.48 8.86
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.28 1.31
Trans Type
5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.82 0.76
Summary
Body Style
4dr Sedan 2 Door Coupe
Vehicle Name
Suzuki Esteem Nissan 240SX
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
30 30
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
0.87 1.06
Suspension Type - Rear
MacPherson Strut Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/coil spring Multi-Link
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
30 25
Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson Strut Independent Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
NA NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/coil spring w/Coil Springs

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