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1998 Honda Civic EX specs & colors

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1998 Honda Civic EX

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EPA Classification Sub-Compact
Front Wheel Material Steel
Spare Wheel Size N/A in
Rear Wheel Size 14 x 5 in
Front Wheel Size 14 x 5 in
Rear Wheel Material Steel
Spare Wheel Material N/A
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 75
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) N/A
Engine Type Gas I4
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 107 @ 5500
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 127 @ 6600
Displacement 1.6L/97
Cruising Range - City 333.20 mi
Fuel Economy Est-Combined N/A MPG
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City 28 MPG
EPA MPG Equivalent - City N/A
Estimated Battery Range N/A mi
EPA MPG Equivalent - Hwy N/A
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy 35 MPG
Cruising Range - Hwy 416.50 mi
EPA MPG Equivalent - Combined N/A
Reverse Ratio (:1) 1.954
Trans Description Cont. Automatic
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.357
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 0.975
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.516
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive
Trans Description Cont. Again Electronic
Trans Type 4
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.638
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.722
Suspension Type - Front Indepenent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Trailing Arms
Suspension Type - Rear Independent
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs
Brake Type Power
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness Not Available in
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness 10.3 x 0.83 in
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Not Available
Brake ABS System (Second Line) N/A
Brake ABS System Yes
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx N/A gal
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx 11.9 gal
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.6
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb 32.8 ft
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall N/A ft
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 17.7
Front Tire Size P185/65R14
Spare Tire Size Compact
Rear Tire Size P185/65R14
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. N/A lbs
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. N/A lbs
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. N/A lbs
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. N/A lbs
Base Curb Weight 2551 lbs
Liftover Height N/A in
Front Hip Room 50.0 in
Second Head Room 35.4 in
Track Width, Front 58.1 in
Passenger Capacity 5
Wheelbase 103.2 in
Second Shoulder Room 51.8 in
Track Width, Rear 58.1 in
Front Leg Room 42.7 in
Height, Overall 54.1 in
Front Head Room 37.4 in
Trunk Volume 11.9 ft³
Min Ground Clearance 5.9 in
Passenger Volume 85.2 ft³
Second Hip Room 49.3 in
Width, Max w/o mirrors 67.1 in
Length, Overall 175.1 in
Front Shoulder Room 52.4 in
Second Leg Room 34.1 in
Pwr windows/door locks Optional
Remote trunk release w/lock Standard
Seatback pocket Standard
60/40 fold down rear seatback w/lock Standard
Front/rear crush zones Standard
Rear window defroster w/timer Standard
Dual body-colored pwr exterior mirrors Optional
Front center console armrest w/storage compartment Optional
Walk-in passenger seat feature Optional
Front/rear beverage holders Standard
4 x 20 watt AM/FM stereo w/6-speakers, clock Optional
Driver & front passenger air bags Standard
Driver footrest Standard
Remote fuel filler door release Standard
Front/rear 3-point seat belts w/rear center lap belt Standard
Anti-lock braking system Optional
Electronic ignition system Standard
Side-impact door beams Standard
Body-colored impact-absorbing bumpers Standard
1.6L SOHC VTEC aluminum-alloy 16-valve 4-cyl 127-hp engine Optional
Trunk-open warning light Standard
Pwr moonroof w/tilt feature Optional
Pwr-assisted ventilated front disc/rear drum brakes Standard
Coin box Standard
P185/65R14 mud & snow SBR tires Standard
Front bucket seats w/reclining seatbacks Standard
2-speed intermittent windshield wipers Standard
Cargo area light Optional
Map lights Optional
Tinted glass Standard
Remote entry system Optional
75-amp alternator Standard
Front/rear gas pressurized shock absorbers w/Honda progressive valve Standard
Front wheel drive Standard
11.9 gallon fuel tank Standard
Adjustable steering column Standard
Air conditioning Optional
14" x 5.0" steel wheels w/full covers Standard
Cruise control Optional
Body-colored body-side molding Optional
Anti-lock braking system Optional
Dual visor vanity mirrors Standard
Multi-point programmed fuel injection (PGM-FI) Standard
City 28/hwy 35 (1.6L VTEC engine/4-speed auto trans) Standard
Independent double wishbone front suspension w/coil springs, stabilizer bar Optional
Tachometer Optional
4-speed electroncially-controlled automatic transmission w/lockup torque converter & shift interlock Standard
55-amp maintenance free battery Standard
Independent double wishbone rear suspension w/trailing arms, coil springs Standard
Pwr-assisted rack & pinion steering Standard

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