1998 Plymouth Neon 4-Door Sedan Highline Specs

4-Door Sedan Highline
MSRP based on 4-Door Sedan Highline

Quick Specs

Gas Mileage 29 mpg City/41 mpg Hwy
Engine Gas I4, 2.0L
EPA Class Compact
Style Name 4dr Sdn Highline
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive
Passenger Capacity 5
Passenger Doors 4
Body Style 4dr Car


EPA Classification Compact
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2467
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in) 36.5
Front Shoulder Room (in) 52.5
Second Hip Room (in) 50.6
Front Head Room (in) 39.6
Second Leg Room (in) 35.1
Passenger Capacity 5
Front Hip Room (in) 50.8
Front Leg Room (in) 42.5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 52.3
Passenger Volume (ft³) 89.9
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in) 6.0
Track Width, Front (in) 57.4
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 67.5
Liftover Height (in) 28.8
Wheelbase (in) 104.0
Track Width, Rear (in) 57.4
Height, Overall (in) 54.9
Length, Overall (in) 171.8
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 11.8

Fuel Economy

Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 12.5
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 29
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 41

Performance Specs

SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 131 @ 6000
Displacement 2.0L/122
Engine Order Code ECB
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 128 @ 5000
Fuel System SMPI
Engine Type Gas I4
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.13
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.42
Trans Description Cont. Again NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.72
Trans Type 5
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.36
Clutch Size (in) 8.5
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.54
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA
Trans Description Cont. Manual
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.03
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.55
Trans Order Code DD5
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.0 x 0.8
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 7.9 x 1.5
Brake Type Power
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) NA
Brake ABS System NA
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) NA
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.2
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 35.4
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 18.0
Rear Tire Size P185/65R14
Spare Tire Order Code NA
Front Tire Order Code NA
Spare Tire Size T115/70D14
Front Tire Size P185/65R14
Rear Tire Order Code NA
Rear Wheel Material Steel
Spare Wheel Size (in) 14 x 4.0
Front Wheel Size (in) 14 x 5.5
Spare Wheel Material Steel
Front Wheel Material Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 14 x 5.5
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.79
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 32
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) NA
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 32
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs
Suspension Type - Rear Chapman Strut

Safety Features

Air Bag-Frontal-Driver Yes
Air Bag-Frontal-Passenger Yes
Air Bag-Passenger Switch (On/Off) No
Air Bag-Side Body-Front No
Air Bag-Side Body-Rear No
Air Bag-Side Head-Front No
Air Bag-Side Head-Rear No
Brakes-ABS No
Child Safety Rear Door Locks Yes
Daytime Running Lights No
Traction Control No
Night Vision No
Rollover Protection Bars No
Fog Lamps No
Parking Aid No
Tire Pressure Monitor No
Back-Up Camera No
Stability Control No
Other Features Dual front "Next Generation" airbags
Front height adjustable active 3-point safety belts
Child protection rear door locks
Side guard door beams
Single low-note horn


Basic Miles/km 36,000
Basic Years 3
Drivetrain Miles/km 36,000
Drivetrain Years 3
Roadside Assistance Miles/km 100,000
Roadside Assistance Years 5

Other Specs

Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 6.9
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 450
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 83
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 100