Compare 1997 Toyota Tercel vs 1997 Honda Civic Classic

1997 Toyota Tercel
1997 Honda Civic Classic
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2-Door Sedan CE Manual CE
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Sedan CE Manual CE 32 39 $10,080 $10,698
2-Door Sedan Manual Limited Edition 32 39 $10,080 $10,698
2-Door Sedan Automatic Limited Edition 29 34 $10,551 $11,198
2-Door Sedan CE Automatic CE 29 34 $10,551 $11,198
4-Door Sedan CE Manual CE 32 39 $11,279 $12,168
4-Door Sedan CE Automatic CE 30 37 $11,936 $12,878
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Classic 3-Door HB Manual CX
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Classic 3-Door HB Manual CX 32 38 $9,896 $10,550
Classic 3-Door HB Automatic CX 29 35 $10,834 $11,550
Classic 3-Door HB Manual DX 32 38 $10,587 $11,800
Classic 2-Door Coupe Manual DX 32 38 $11,017 $12,280
Classic 4-Door Sedan Manual DX 32 38 $11,335 $12,635
Classic 3-Door HB Automatic DX 29 35 $11,484 $12,800
Classic 2-Door Coupe Automatic DX 29 35 $11,914 $13,280
Classic 2-Door Coupe Manual HX 37 44 $12,022 $13,400
Classic 4-Door Sedan Automatic DX 29 35 $12,053 $13,435
Classic 2-Door Coupe CVT HX 34 38 $12,920 $14,400
Classic 4-Door Sedan Manual LX 32 38 $12,898 $14,650
Classic 2-Door Coupe Manual EX 30 36 $13,682 $15,250
Classic 4-Door Sedan Automatic LX 29 35 $13,616 $15,450
Classic 2-Door Coupe Automatic EX 28 35 $14,400 $16,050
Classic 4-Door Sedan Manual EX 30 36 $14,785 $16,480
Classic 2-Door Coupe "A" Automatic w/ABS EX 28 35 $14,938 $16,650
Classic 4-Door Sedan Automatic EX 28 35 $15,503 $17,280
Pricing
Invoice Price
$10,080
$9,896
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$10,698
$10,550
Monthly Payment Estimate
$178 / month
$176 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
32 mpg 32 mpg
Highway
39 mpg 38 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Sub-Compact Sub-Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in)
49.0 49.3
Front Shoulder Room (in)
51.3 52.4
Second Head Room (in)
36.5 37.2
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
51.6 51.8
Front Leg Room (in)
41.2 42.7
Front Hip Room (in)
54.0 50.0
Second Leg Room (in)
31.9 34.1
Front Head Room (in)
38.6 38.8
Passenger Volume (ft³)
81.0 86.1
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in)
55.1 58.1
Min Ground Clearance (in)
4.9 5.9
Length, Overall (in)
161.8 164.5
Height, Overall (in)
54.1 54.1
Track Width, Rear (in)
56.3 58.1
Wheelbase (in)
93.7 103.2
Liftover Height (in)
25.0 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
64.8 67.1
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
9.3 -
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (ft³)
- - TBD -
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³)
- 13.4
Brakes
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)
7.1 x 1.0 7.9 x 1.38
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
9.3 x 0.7 9.5 x .83
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
11.9 11.9
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
17.5 20.3
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
31.5 32.8
Steering Type
Rack & Pinion Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.0 4.1
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
33.5 - TBD -
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P175/65R14 P185/65R14
Spare Tire Size
T115/70D14 - TBD -
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P175/65R14 P185/65R14
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
N/A NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
N/A NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
N/A NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
N/A NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
2010 2238
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material
Steel - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in)
14 x 5.5 14 x 5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
14 x 5.5 14 x 5
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
5.2 4.4
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
60 75
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
306 - TBD -
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
93 @ 5400 106 @ 6200
Engine Type
Gas I4 Gas I4
Fuel System
EFI PGM-FI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
100 @ 4400 103 @ 4600
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
1.5L/92 1.6L/97
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
32 32
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
39 38
Transmission
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.25 3.153
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.90 1.782
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.72 3.722
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.89 0.909
Trans Description Cont.
Manual w/OD Manual
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.55 3.250
Clutch Size (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.23 1.172
Trans Type
5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.73 0.702
Summary
Body Style
2 Door Sedan 3 Door HB
Vehicle Name
Toyota Tercel Honda Civic
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
30 - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
0.75 NA
Suspension Type - Rear
Torsion Beam Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
NA w/Trailing Arms
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
25 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson Strut Indepenent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
1.13 NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
NA w/Coil Springs

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