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1997 Geo Prizm
4 Dr LSi Sedan
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$13,890
2002 Chevrolet Prizm
FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$14,840
6 listings nationwide

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

1997 Geo Prizm
4 Dr LSi Sedan
145
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 ...

85
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...

245
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...

2002 Chevrolet Prizm
FWD
35
Andre 2002 Chevrolet Prizm FWDReview:

And Thats The Bottom Line — awesome acceleration quality is #1 sleek and stylish, inside leather and heated seats $89,285 oh hel...

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

135
Patrick 2002 Chevrolet Prizm FWDReview:

A Good First Car Or A Car For A Person With Simple Needs. Great On Gas Mileage. — Despite being an unimaginative re-badging of a Toyota Corolla, the Prizm is a reliable little car w...

Primary Use: Commuting to work

95
Bethie 2002 Chevrolet Prizm FWDReview:

The 2002 Prizm Is Reliable And Gets Great Fuel Economy. — My 2002 Prizm and I have been through a lot. For the first two-years of its life it traveled 500+ mi...

Specs

1997 Geo Prizm
4 Dr LSi Sedan
2002 Chevrolet Prizm
FWD
Powertrain 5-Speed Manual
Drivetrain
FWD
FWD
FWD
FWD
Fuel Economy, City
26 MPG
25 MPG
26 MPG
27 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
31 MPG
30 MPG
36 MPG
37 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 13 gal 13 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
100 hp @ 5,600 RPM
125 hp @ 5,800 RPM
125 hp @ 5,800 RPM
125 hp @ 5,800 RPM
Torque
105 lb-ft @ 4,400 RPM
125 lb-ft @ 4,000 RPM
125 lb-ft @ 4,000 RPM
125 lb-ft @ 4,000 RPM
Cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
9.4:1
10:1
10:1
10:1
Displacement
1,600 cc
1,800 cc
1,800 cc
1,800 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.07 in x 3.29 in
3.11 in x 3.6 in
3.11 in x 3.6 in
3.11 in x 3.6 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Optional Optional
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags -- Optional
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Front Driver 4 stars 4 stars
Front Passenger 4 stars 4 stars
Side Driver 3 stars 3 stars
Side Rear Passenger 3 stars 3 stars
Rollover (pre-2011) -- 4 stars
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof Optional Optional
Leather Seats Optional --
Air Conditioning Optional Standard
CD Player Optional Optional
CD Changer -- Optional
Cassette Player Optional Optional
Radio Optional Standard
Power Windows Optional Optional
Power Door Locks Optional Optional
Passenger Power Seats Optional Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 41.7 in 42.5 in
Back Legroom 33.1 in 33.2 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 12.7 cu ft 12.1 cu ft
Standard Towing Capacity 1,500 lbs 1,500 lbs
Maximum Towing Capacity 1,500 lbs 1,500 lbs
Exterior
Length 173 in 174.2 in
Width 66.3 in 66.7 in
Height 53.3 in 53.7 in
Wheelbase 97.1 in 97 in

Available Options

1997 Geo Prizm
4 Dr LSi Sedan
2002 Chevrolet Prizm
FWD

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