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Here's how the 1998 Chevrolet Prizm and the 1998 Saturn SL measure up.
$12,143
Starting MSRP
$10,595
Starting MSRP

Overview

Door
4-door 4-door -
Seats
5 5 -
Engine

120.0-hp, 1.8-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine(Gasoline Fuel)

100.0-hp, 1.9-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine(Gasoline Fuel)

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Combined MPG
0 0 -
Size
174.2" length, 53.7" height 176.9" length, 53.8" height -
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive -

Exterior color

Exterior color

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Interior color

Interior color

Taupe

Dark Charcoal

Grey

Black

Tan

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Transmissions

Transmissions

3-Speed A/T

M/T

A/T

5-Speed M/T

4-Speed A/T

M/T

5-Speed M/T

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Vehicle

EPA Classification
Compact Compact -

Wheels

Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel -
Front Wheel Size
14 x 5.5 in 14 x 5 in -
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel -
Spare Wheel Size
14 x 4 in 14 x 4 in -
Rear Wheel Size
14 x 5.5 in 14 x 5 in -
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel -

Electrical

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
356 525 -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
80 90 -

Engine

Engine Type
Gas L4 Gas L4 -
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
120 @ 5600 100 @ 5000 -
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
122 @ 4400 114 @ 2400 -
Displacement
1.8L/108 1.9L/116 -

Mileage

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
37 MPG 39 MPG -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
31 MPG 28 MPG -
EPA MPG Equivalent - Hwy
N/A N/A -
EPA MPG Equivalent - City
N/A N/A -
Estimated Battery Range
N/A N/A -
Cruising Range - City
409.20 mi 338.80 mi -
Cruising Range - Hwy
488.40 mi 471.90 mi -
Fuel Economy Est-Combined
N/A N/A -
EPA MPG Equivalent - Combined
N/A N/A -

Suspension

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Coil Springs w/Stabilizer Bar -
Suspension Type - Rear
MacPherson Strut Indep. Tri-Link -
Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson Strut MacPherson Strut -
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Coil Springs - -

Brakes

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
10.04 x 0.87 in 9.9 x 0.7 in -
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes -
Brake Type
Power Power -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes -
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
N/A N/A -

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
13.2 gal 12.1 gal -
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
N/A N/A -

Steering

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
32.2 ft 37.1 ft -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall
34.1 ft 39.9 ft -
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.27 4.0 -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
18.1 24.4 -
Steering Type
Power Manual Rack & Pinion -

Tires

Front Tire Size
P175/65R14 P175/70R14 -
Spare Tire Size
T115/70D14 T115/70R14 -
Rear Tire Size
P175/65R14 P175/70R14 -

Trailering

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
1500 lbs 1000 lbs -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
- N/A -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
150 lbs 150 lbs -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
- N/A -

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight
2403 lbs 2271 lbs -

Dimensions

Front Hip Room
50.5 in 50.7 in -
Track Width, Front
57.5 in 56.8 in -
Height, Overall
53.7 in 53.8 in -
Front Leg Room
42.5 in 42.5 in -
Second Shoulder Room
52.2 in 53.5 in -
Length, Overall
174.2 in 176.9 in -
Width, Max w/o mirrors
66.7 in 66.7 in -
Second Leg Room
33.2 in 32.8 in -
Wheelbase
97.1 in 102.4 in -
Front Head Room
39.3 in 39.3 in -
Track Width, Rear
57.1 in 56.0 in -
Front Shoulder Room
52.8 in 54.3 in -
Second Head Room
36.9 in 38.0 in -
Passenger Volume
89.8 ft³ 91.1 ft³ -
Min Ground Clearance
4.7 in 5.7 in -
Liftover Height
24.8 in 26.6 in -
Trunk Volume
12.1 ft³ 12.1 ft³ -
Second Hip Room
51.1 in 51.6 in -
Passenger Capacity
5 5 -

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