(4.4) 12 reviews
MSRP: $178$4,562
Body Style: Sedan
Combined MPG: 32
Engine: 105-hp, 1.6-liter I-4 (regular gas)
Drivetrain: Front-wheel Drive
Transmission: 3-speed automatic
1997 Geo Prizm


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(Leaving) LAS VEGAS -- It's easy to tell when to leave this town. You check your bank account. When it's low, you go, which I did, heading north toward Mesquite in a rented 1997 Geo Prizm sedan. It was the appropriate car for departure -- a genuine low-roller, the sort of car driven by people who lose money in slot machines. Parking attendants at the MGM Grand Hotel in Las Veg... Read full review for the 1997 Geo Prizm

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Almost Perfect

by Billybob from Santa Barbara, CA on October 20, 2006

I LOVED my Geo Prizm. I got 250,000 miles on it before I sold it. It got 33 mpg. It didn't need new front rods until 175,000 mi., and the transmission lasted until 240,000 mi. It was also a great deal... Read Full Review

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