Compare 1997 Toyota Tercel vs 1997 Honda Civic

1997 Toyota Tercel
1997 Honda Civic
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2-Door Sedan CE Automatic
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Tercel 2-Door Sedan CE Automatic 29 34 $10,551 $11,198
Tercel 2-Door Sedan CE Manual 32 39 $10,080 $10,698
Tercel 2-Door Sedan Limited Edition Automatic 29 34 $10,551 $11,198
Tercel 2-Door Sedan Limited Edition Manual 32 39 $10,080 $10,698
Tercel 4-Door Sedan CE Automatic 30 37 $11,936 $12,878
Tercel 4-Door Sedan CE Manual 32 39 $11,279 $12,168
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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
$10,551
$11,914
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$11,198
$13,280
Monthly Payment Estimate
$187 / month
$221 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
29 mpg 29 mpg
Highway
34 mpg 35 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Sub-Compact Sub-Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in)
31.9 34.1
Front Head Room (in)
38.6 38.8
Passenger Volume (ft³)
81.0 85.2
Second Hip Room (in)
49.0 49.3
Front Shoulder Room (in)
51.3 52.4
Second Head Room (in)
36.5 36.2
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
51.6 51.8
Front Leg Room (in)
41.2 42.7
Front Hip Room (in)
54.0 50.0
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in)
25.0 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
64.8 67.1
Track Width, Front (in)
55.1 58.1
Min Ground Clearance (in)
4.9 5.9
Length, Overall (in)
161.8 175.1
Height, Overall (in)
54.1 54.1
Track Width, Rear (in)
56.3 58.1
Wheelbase (in)
93.7 103.2
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
9.3 11.9
Brakes
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
9.3 x 0.7 9.5 x .83
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 7.9 x 1.38
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
11.9 11.9
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.0 3.6
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
33.5 - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
17.5 17.7
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
31.5 32.8
Steering Type
Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size
P175/65R14 P185/65R14
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P175/65R14 P185/65R14
Spare Tire Size
T115/70D14 - TBD -
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)
2080 2337
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material
Steel - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in)
14 x 5.5 14 x 5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
14 x 5.5 14 x 5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
5.2 4.3
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
306 - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
60 75
Engine
Displacement
1.5L/92 1.6L/97
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
93 @ 5400 106 @ 6200
Engine Type
Gas I4 Gas I4
Fuel System
EFI PGM-FI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
100 @ 4400 103 @ 4600
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
29 29
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
34 35
Transmission
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 0.926
Trans Type
3 4
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA Electronic
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.31 1.954
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.55 1.468
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.72 4.357
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA 0.638
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
2.81 2.600
Summary
Vehicle Name
Toyota Tercel Honda Civic
Body Style
2 Door Sedan 2 Door Coupe
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
1.13 NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
NA w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
30 - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
0.75 NA
Suspension Type - Rear
Torsion Beam Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
NA w/Trailing Arms
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
25 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson Strut Indepenent

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