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1997 Geo Metro
2 Dr LSi Hatchback
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$9,520
1 vehicle

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1997 Geo Prizm
4 Dr LSi Sedan
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$13,890
2 listings nationwide

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User Reviews Reviews from CarGurus users who have driven or owned the car.

1997 Geo Metro
2 Dr LSi Hatchback
85
Aaron 1997 Geo Metro 2 Dr LSi HatchbackReview:

By Aaron Stever — great brakes quick acceleration automatic so comfotable to drive and easy on gas great hanleing corn...

Primary Use: Utility (towing boats, transporting cargo, etc.)

85
Vicky 1997 Geo Metro 2 Dr LSi HatchbackReview:

Own — The acceleration is pretty good from 0-60 its a little slower getting up to 70. I have needed to rep...

25
Randy 1997 Geo Metro 2 Dr LSi HatchbackReview:

My Metro — I like the gas mileage and no payment, but it's a bit of a step back from my last car!

1997 Geo Prizm
4 Dr LSi Sedan
135
Danny 1997 Geo Prizm 4 Dr LSi SedanReview:

Geo Prizm 1.8l Lsi — This car seriously is the most reliable car I have ever owned, I own two mustangs own top of it and ...

75
Joseph 1997 Geo Prizm 4 Dr LSi SedanReview:

Geo Prizm — gas mileage was pretty good for this car. it handled alright but was always having some kind of mec...

235
Kofi 1997 Geo Prizm 4 Dr LSi SedanReview:

Great Small Car — This was an excellent car..great on gas(over 32miles to the gallon) and even though it was only 105H...

Specs

1997 Geo Metro
2 Dr LSi Hatchback
1997 Geo Prizm
4 Dr LSi Sedan
Powertrain 5-Speed Manual
Drivetrain
FWD
FWD
FWD
Fuel Economy, City
--
33 MPG
26 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
--
39 MPG
31 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 10 gal 13 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
70 hp @ 5,500 RPM
70 hp @ 5,500 RPM
100 hp @ 5,600 RPM
Torque
74 lb-ft @ 3,000 RPM
74 lb-ft @ 3,000 RPM
105 lb-ft @ 4,400 RPM
Cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
9.5:1
9.5:1
9.4:1
Displacement
1,300 cc
1,300 cc
1,600 cc
Bore x Stroke
2.91 in x 2.97 in
2.91 in x 2.97 in
3.07 in x 3.29 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Optional Optional
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Front Driver 4 stars 4 stars
Front Passenger 4 stars 4 stars
Side Driver -- 3 stars
Side Rear Passenger -- 3 stars
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof -- Optional
Leather Seats -- Optional
Air Conditioning Optional Optional
CD Player Optional Optional
Cassette Player Optional Optional
Radio Optional Optional
Power Windows -- Optional
Power Door Locks Optional Optional
Passenger Power Seats Optional Optional
Interior
Maximum Seating 4 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 42.5 in 41.7 in
Back Legroom 32.2 in 33.1 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 8.4 cu ft 12.7 cu ft
Standard Towing Capacity -- 1,500 lbs
Maximum Towing Capacity -- 1,500 lbs
Exterior
Length 149.4 in 173 in
Width 62.6 in 66.3 in
Height 54.7 in 53.3 in
Wheelbase 93.1 in 97.1 in

Available Options

1997 Geo Metro
2 Dr LSi Hatchback
1997 Geo Prizm
4 Dr LSi Sedan

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