Compare 1997 Toyota Tercel vs 1997 Suzuki Esteem

1997 Toyota Tercel
1997 Suzuki Esteem
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2-Door Sedan CE Manual
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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4-Door Sedan GL Manual
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Manual GL 31 37 $11,303 $11,899
4-Door Sedan Automatic GL 27 34 $12,253 $12,899
4-Door Sedan Manual GLX 31 37 $12,348 $12,999
4-Door Sedan Automatic GLX+ 27 34 $14,058 $14,799
Pricing
Invoice Price
$10,080
$11,303
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$10,698
$11,899
Monthly Payment Estimate
$178 / month
$198 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
32 mpg 31 mpg
Highway
39 mpg 37 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Sub-Compact Sub-Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in)
31.9 34.1
Front Head Room (in)
38.6 39.1
Passenger Volume (ft³)
81.0 97.9
Second Hip Room (in)
49.0 48.2
Front Shoulder Room (in)
51.3 51.8
Second Head Room (in)
36.5 37.2
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
51.6 52.1
Front Leg Room (in)
41.2 42.3
Front Hip Room (in)
54.0 50.8
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in)
25.0 25.9
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
64.8 66.1
Track Width, Front (in)
55.1 56.7
Min Ground Clearance (in)
4.9 5.5
Length, Overall (in)
161.8 165.2
Height, Overall (in)
54.1 53.9
Track Width, Rear (in)
56.3 56.5
Wheelbase (in)
93.7 97.6
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
9.3 12.0
Brakes
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
9.3 x 0.7 9.17 x 0.79
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 7.87 x 1.18
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
11.9 13.5
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.0 3.2
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
33.5 34.8
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
17.5 15.8
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
31.5 32.2
Steering Type
Rack & Pinion Power
Tires
Rear Tire Size
P175/65R14 P155/80R13
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P175/65R14 P155/80R13
Spare Tire Size
T115/70D14 T115/70D14
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
N/A NA
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
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
2010 2183
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
14 x 5.5 13 x 4.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact 14 x 4
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
14 x 5.5 13 x 4.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
5.2 4.4
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
306 390
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
60 70
Engine
Displacement
1.5L/92 1.6L/97 CID
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
93 @ 5400 98 @ 6000
Engine Type
Gas I4 Gas L4
Fuel System
EFI MFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
100 @ 4400 94 @ 3200
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
32 31
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
39 37
Transmission
Clutch Size (in)
- TBD - 7.48
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.23 1.28
Trans Type
5 5-Speed Manual
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.73 0.76
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.25 3.27
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.90 1.89
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.72 3.79
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.89 0.91
Trans Description Cont.
Manual w/OD w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.55 3.42
Summary
Vehicle Name
Toyota Tercel Suzuki Esteem
Body Style
2 Door Sedan 4-dr Sedan
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
1.13 NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
NA w/coil spring
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
30 30
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
0.75 0.87
Suspension Type - Rear
Torsion Beam MacPherson Strut
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
NA w/coil spring
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
25 30
Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson Strut MacPherson Strut

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