Compare 1998 Kia Sephia vs 1998 Mazda Protege

1998 Kia Sephia
1998 Mazda Protege
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4-Door Sedan Manual
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Manual 24 31 $8,996 $9,995
4-Door Sedan Automatic 23 31 $9,856 $10,970
4-Door Sedan Manual LS 24 31 $9,791 $10,995
4-Door Sedan Automatic LS 23 31 $10,651 $11,970
4-Door Sedan Manual LS Pwr 24 31 $11,741 $13,325
4-Door Sedan Automatic LS Pwr 23 31 $12,601 $14,300
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4-Door Sedan Automatic DX
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Automatic DX 25 32 $11,473 $12,145
4-Door Sedan Manual DX 30 37 $11,473 $12,145
4-Door Sedan Automatic LX 25 32 $12,516 $13,545
4-Door Sedan Manual LX 30 37 $12,516 $13,545
4-Door Sedan Automatic ES 23 30 $13,974 $15,295
4-Door Sedan Manual ES 26 32 $13,974 $15,295
Pricing
Invoice Price
$8,996
$11,473
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$9,995
$12,145
Monthly Payment Estimate
$167 / month
$202 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
24 mpg 25 mpg
Highway
31 mpg 32 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Compact Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in)
54.2 53.6
Front Leg Room (in)
43.3 42.2
Front Hip Room (in)
52.1 50.5
Second Leg Room (in)
34.4 35.6
Front Head Room (in)
39.6 39.2
Passenger Volume (ft³)
94.1 95.5
Second Hip Room (in)
54.0 53.6
Front Shoulder Room (in)
53.8 54.3
Second Head Room (in)
37.7 37.4
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in)
55.5 54.4
Track Width, Rear (in)
57.3 57.5
Wheelbase (in)
100.8 102.6
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
66.9 67.3
Track Width, Front (in)
57.7 57.5
Min Ground Clearance (in)
6.1 5.91
Length, Overall (in)
174.4 174.8
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
10.4 15.1
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
NA NA
Brake Type
Power Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
7.87 x - TBD - 7.87 x 1.38
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
9.53 x - TBD - 9.25 x 0.87
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Brake ABS System
NA NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
13.2 14.5
Steering
Steering Type
Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.9 3.0
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
- TBD - 17.0
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
32.2 33.5
Tires
Spare Tire Size
Compact T115/70D14
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P185/65R14 P175/70SR13
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P185/65R14 P175/70SR13
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
2478 2478
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
14 x 5.5 13 x 5
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
14 x 5.5 13 x 5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact 14 x 4
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
6.3 6.3
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
70 70
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - (48 amp/hr) 306
Engine
Fuel System
MPFI MPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
108 @ 4500 96 @ 4000
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
1.8L/109 1.5L/91
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
125 @ 6000 92 @ 5500
Engine Type
Gas I4 Gas I4
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
31 32
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
24 25
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.31 2.800
Clutch Size (in)
- TBD - NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.31 1.000
Trans Type
5 AT1
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.80 NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA -
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA Electronic
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.17 2.333
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.83 1.540
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.11 4.058
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.03 0.700
Trans Description Cont.
Manual w/OD Automatic
Summary
Body Style
4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name
Kia Sephia Mazda Protege
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link w/Twin Links
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Independent Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
MacPherson Strut w/Lower Control Arms
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - 0.94
Suspension Type - Rear
Independent Independent

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