Compare 1997 Chevrolet Camaro vs 1997 Lexus SC

1997 Chevrolet Camaro
1997 Lexus SC
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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 Automatic
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
SC 300 Luxury Sport Coupe 2-Door Coupe Automatic 18 24 $34,657 $39,900
SC 300 Luxury Sport Coupe 2-Door Coupe Manual 19 24 $33,875 $39,000
SC 400 Luxury Sport Coupe 2-Door Coupe 18 23 $43,612 $50,800
Pricing
Invoice Price
$19,919
$34,657
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$21,770
$39,900
Monthly Payment Estimate
$363 / month
$665 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
19 mpg 18 mpg
Highway
30 mpg 24 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Subcompact Sub-Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in)
39.0 36.1
Passenger Capacity
4 4
Second Shoulder Room (in)
43.5 52.7
Front Leg Room (in)
43.0 44.1
Front Hip Room (in)
52.8 55.1
Second Leg Room (in)
26.8 27.2
Front Head Room (in)
38.0 38.3
Passenger Volume (ft³)
80.6 75.4
Second Hip Room (in)
43.7 39.2
Front Shoulder Room (in)
57.4 56.0
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in)
4.0 5.1
Length, Overall (in)
193.2 192.5
Height, Overall (in)
52.0 53.2
Track Width, Rear (in)
60.6 59.8
Wheelbase (in)
101.1 105.9
Liftover Height (in)
35.1 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
74.1 70.9
Track Width, Front (in)
60.7 59.8
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
7.6 9.3
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
NA Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
NA 11.4 x - TBD -
Brake Type
Power Pwr-Assisted
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
9.5 x 2.0 NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.7 x 1.26 10.8 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Yes NA
Brake ABS System
4-wheel Four-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
15.5 20.6
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
16.9 17.3
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
40.64 36.1
Steering Type
Power Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.67 3.1
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
42.46 - TBD -
Tires
Front Tire Size
P215/60R16 P225/55R16
Spare Tire Size
T125/70D15 P225/55R16
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P215/60R16 P225/55R16
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1000 NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
100 NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3446 3538
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in)
15 x 4.0 16 x 6.5
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
16 x 7.5 16 x 6.5
Front Wheel Material
Steel Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
16 x 7.5 16 x 6.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
13.6 8.9
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
105 80
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
690 - TBD -
Engine
Engine Type
Gas V6 Gas I6
Fuel System
SFI EFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
225 @ 4000 210 @ 4800
Engine Order Code
L36 NA
Displacement
3.8L/231 3.0L/183
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
200 @ 5200 225 @ 6000
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
30 24
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
19 18
Transmission
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.19 1.531
Trans Order Code
MM5 NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.23 3.01
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 0.705
Trans Description Cont.
Manual w/OD Automatic w/OD,
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.75 2.804
Clutch Size (in)
- TBD - NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.41 1.000
Trans Type
5 4
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.72 NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA -
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA Electronic
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.53 2.393
Summary
Body Style
2 Door Convertible 2 Door Coupe
Vehicle Name
Chevrolet Camaro Lexus SC 300 Luxury Sport Cpe
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
1.18 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
Torque Arm Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs Double Wishbone
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
36 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Independent SLA Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
0.67 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs Double Wishbone
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
46 - TBD -

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