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1998 Dodge Neon Comparisons

Competition Coupe

General Pricing

Resale Value $11,100.00 $10,995.00 $11,580.00
Destination $500.00 $450.00 $415.00

Engines & Power

Standard Engine 2.0L I4 1.8L I4 2.0L I4
Horsepower 150 @ 6500 RPM 125 @ 6000 RPM 130 @ 5750 RPM
Torque 133 @ 5500 RPM 108 @ 4500 RPM 127 @ 4250 RPM
Valves 4 4 4
Displacement (cc) 1996 1793 1988
Bore X Stroke (in.) 3.4 X 3.3 3.2 X 3.4 3.3 X 3.5
Compression Ratio 9.6:1 9.5:1 9.6:1

Fuel Economy

City (mpg) 29 24 28
Highway (mpg) 41 31 38

Exterior Dimensions & Weight

Curb Weight - Automatic (lb.) 2389.8 2605.9 2478.0
Wheelbase (in.) 104.0 100.8 98.4
Length (in.) 171.8 174.4 175.2
Width (in.) 67.6 66.9 67.4
Height (in.) 54.8 55.5 52.3
Track Front (in.) 57.4 57.7 56.5
Track Rear (in.) 57.4 57.3 56.5
Ground Clearance (in.) N/A N/A N/A

Interior Dimensions

Standard Seating 5 5 4
Front Headroom (in.) 39.6 39.6 38.0
Rear Headroom (in.) 36.5 37.7 35.1
Front Legroom (in.) 42.5 43.3 42.5
Rear Legroom (in.) 35.1 34.4 33.4
Front Shoulder Room (in.) 52.0 53.8 50.8
Rear Shoulder Room (in.) 54.7 54.2 48.7
Front Hip Room (in.) 50.3 52.1 50.1
Rear Hip Room (in.) 53.9 54.0 45.1

Payload & Towing

Passenger Volumn (cu. ft.) 91.2 94.1 80.6

Steering, Suspension & Brakes

Front Suspension strut strut strut
Rear Suspension strut multi-link multi-link
Tires 175/70R14 185/65R14 185/65R14

Anti-Theft & Locks

Power Door Locks N/A N/A N/A

Braking & Traction

4 Wheel Drive / All Wheel Drive front wheel drive front wheel drive front wheel drive
ABS Brakes (2 or 4 Wheel) N/A N/A N/A
Limited Slip Differential or Axle N/A N/A N/A
Vehicle Stability Control System N/A N/A N/A

Entertainment, Communication & Navigation

Radio AM/FM N/A AM/FM
Cassette Player N/A N/A N/A
CD Player N/A N/A N/A
CD Changer N/A N/A N/A
DVD Player N/A N/A N/A
Navigation Aid N/A N/A N/A

Interior

Cruise Control N/A N/A N/A
Tilt Steering N/A Yes N/A
Telescopic Steering Column N/A N/A N/A

Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning

Air Conditioning N/A N/A N/A

Safety

Driver Airbag Std. Std. Std.
Front Side Airbag N/A N/A N/A
Passenger Side Airbag Std. Std. Std.
Rear Side Airbag N/A N/A N/A

Seats

Driver Multi-Adjustable Power Seat N/A N/A N/A

Roof

Sunroof / Moonroof N/A N/A N/A

Windows, Mirrors & Wipers

Power Windows N/A N/A N/A

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