Compare 1997 Chevrolet Camaro vs 1997 Honda Civic

1997 Chevrolet Camaro
1997 Honda Civic
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2-Door Convertible
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Camaro 2-Door Convertible 19 30 $19,919 $21,770
Camaro 2-Door Convertible RS 19 30 $21,200 $23,170
Camaro 2-Door Convertible SS 16 27 $23,350 $25,520
Camaro 2-Door Convertible Z28 16 27 $23,350 $25,520
Camaro 2-Door Coupe 19 30 $14,836 $16,215
Camaro 2-Door Coupe R7C Pkg 19 30 $15,985 $17,470
Camaro 2-Door Coupe RS 19 30 $16,442 $17,970
Camaro 2-Door Coupe SS 16 27 $18,405 $20,115
Camaro 2-Door Coupe Z28 16 27 $18,405 $20,115
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2-Door Coupe DX Automatic
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Civic 2-Door Coupe DX Automatic 29 35 $11,914 $13,280
Civic 2-Door Coupe DX Manual 32 38 $11,017 $12,280
Civic 2-Door Coupe EX "A" Automatic w/ABS 28 35 $14,938 $16,650
Civic 2-Door Coupe EX Automatic 28 35 $14,400 $16,050
Civic 2-Door Coupe EX Manual 30 36 $13,682 $15,250
Civic 2-Door Coupe HX CVT 34 38 $12,920 $14,400
Civic 2-Door Coupe HX Manual 37 44 $12,022 $13,400
Civic 3-Door HB CX Automatic 29 35 $10,834 $11,550
Civic 3-Door HB CX Manual 32 38 $9,896 $10,550
Civic 3-Door HB DX Automatic 29 35 $11,484 $12,800
Civic 3-Door HB DX Manual 32 38 $10,587 $11,800
Civic 4-Door Sedan DX Automatic 29 35 $12,053 $13,435
Civic 4-Door Sedan DX Manual 32 38 $11,335 $12,635
Civic 4-Door Sedan EX Automatic 28 35 $15,503 $17,280
Civic 4-Door Sedan EX Manual 30 36 $14,785 $16,480
Civic 4-Door Sedan LX Automatic 29 35 $13,616 $15,450
Civic 4-Door Sedan LX Manual 32 38 $12,898 $14,650
Pricing
Invoice Price
$19,919
$11,914
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$21,770
$13,280
Monthly Payment Estimate
$363 / month
$221 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
19 mpg 29 mpg
Highway
30 mpg 35 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Subcompact Sub-Compact
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in)
52.8 50.0
Second Leg Room (in)
26.8 34.1
Front Head Room (in)
38.0 38.8
Passenger Volume (ft³)
80.6 85.2
Second Hip Room (in)
43.7 49.3
Front Shoulder Room (in)
57.4 52.4
Second Head Room (in)
39.0 36.2
Passenger Capacity
4 5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
43.5 51.8
Front Leg Room (in)
43.0 42.7
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in)
35.1 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
74.1 67.1
Track Width, Front (in)
60.7 58.1
Min Ground Clearance (in)
4.0 5.9
Length, Overall (in)
193.2 175.1
Height, Overall (in)
52.0 54.1
Track Width, Rear (in)
60.6 58.1
Wheelbase (in)
101.1 103.2
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
7.6 11.9
Brakes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
9.5 x 2.0 7.9 x 1.38
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.7 x 1.26 9.5 x .83
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Brake ABS System
4-wheel NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
NA NA
Brake Type
Power Power
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
15.5 11.9
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.67 3.6
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
42.46 - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
16.9 17.7
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
40.64 32.8
Steering Type
Power Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size
P215/60R16 P185/65R14
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P215/60R16 P185/65R14
Spare Tire Size
T125/70D15 - TBD -
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
100 NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1000 NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3446 2337
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material
Steel - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in)
16 x 7.5 14 x 5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
15 x 4.0 - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
16 x 7.5 14 x 5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
13.6 4.3
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
690 - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
105 75
Engine
Displacement
3.8L/231 1.6L/97
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
200 @ 5200 106 @ 6200
Engine Type
Gas V6 Gas I4
Fuel System
SFI PGM-FI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
225 @ 4000 103 @ 4600
Engine Order Code
L36 NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
30 35
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
19 29
Transmission
Clutch Size (in)
- TBD - NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.41 0.926
Trans Type
5 4
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.72 NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA Electronic
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.53 1.954
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.19 1.468
Trans Order Code
MM5 NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.23 4.357
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 0.638
Trans Description Cont.
Manual w/OD Automatic
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.75 2.600
Summary
Vehicle Name
Chevrolet Camaro Honda Civic
Body Style
2 Door Convertible 2 Door Coupe
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
36 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Independent SLA Indepenent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
0.67 NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
46 - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
1.18 NA
Suspension Type - Rear
Torque Arm Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs w/Trailing Arms

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