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null 1997 Geo Metro
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Specs, Warranty & Reliability

The table below shows all 1997 Geo Metro specs by style, including MPG (fuel economy), transmission details, and interior and exterior dimensions. Additionally, find 1997 Geo Metro warranty and reliability information, such as limits on bumper-to-bumper coverage and major components.

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  • Overview
    MSRP *$8,580$9,180$9,850
    Invoice *$8,082$8,555$9,180
    Engine1.0L I-3 55 HP1.3L I-4 70 HP1.3L I-4 70 HP
    Transmission5-spd man w/OD5-spd man w/OD5-spd man w/OD
    Fuel Economy City44.1 mpg39.2 mpg39.2 mpg
    Fuel Economy Hwy48.7 mpg42.8 mpg42.8 mpg
    Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles36/36,00036/36,00036/36,000
  • Powertrain
    Engine1.0L I-3 55 HP1.3L I-4 70 HP1.3L I-4 70 HP
    Transmission5-spd man w/OD5-spd man w/OD5-spd man w/OD
    Alternator55 amp55 amp55 amp
    Battery390 amp390 amp390 amp
    Axle Ratio3.793.793.79
    Recommended Fuel Typeregular unleadedregular unleadedregular unleaded
    Fuel Tank10.6 gal.10.6 gal.10.6 gal.
    Exhaustpartial stainless steelpartial stainless steelpartial stainless steel
    Drive Typefront-wheelfront-wheelfront-wheel
  • Steering and Suspension
    Front Suspensionstrutstrutstrut
    Front Anti-Roll Barfront anti-roll barfront anti-roll barfront anti-roll bar
    Front Springscoilcoilcoil
    Rear Suspensionstrutstrutstrut
    Rear Anti-Roll Barrear anti-roll barrear anti-roll barrear anti-roll bar
    Rear Springscoilcoilcoil
    Steeringrack & pinionrack & pinionrack & pinion
    Brakesfront disc/rear drumfront disc/rear drumfront disc/rear drum
    Vented Disc Brakesfrontfrontfront
    Wheels13.0 " silver styled steel13.0 " steel13.0 " steel
    Front TiresP155/80SR13.0BSW ASP155/80SR13.0BSW ASP155/80SR13.0BSW AS
    Spare Tire and Wheelcompact steelcompact steelcompact steel
  • Seating and Interior
    Seating Capacity444
    Front Seat Typebucketbucketbucket
    Front Headrestsfixedfixedfixed
    Front Driver Seat Direction Controls4-way4-way4-way
    Easy EntryN/Arear seat easy entryN/A
    Front Passenger Seat Direction Controls4-way4-way4-way
    Rear Seatsfull benchfull benchfull bench
    Seat Trimclothpremium clothpremium cloth
    Door Trimvinylvinylvinyl
    Headlinerfull clothfull clothfull cloth
    Floor Trimcarpetcarpetcarpet
  • Comfort and Conveniences
    Vanity MirrorsN/Apassengerpassenger
    Rearview Mirrorday-nightday-nightday-night
    Glove Boxglove boxglove boxglove box
    Dome Lightdome lightdome lightdome light
    Floor Consolefullfullfull
    Cup Holderfrontfrontfront
    Instrument Panel StoragebinN/Abin
    Door Binsdualdualdual
    Cargo Floor Trimcarpetedcarpetedcarpeted
    Cargo LightN/AN/Acargo light
    Radioradio prepradio prepradio prep
    Antennamanual retractablemanual retractablemanual retractable
    Door Locksmanualmanualmanual
    Rear Child Safety Door LocksN/AN/Arear child safety door locks
    Power Outlets111
    Instrument Displayanaloganaloganalog
    Water Temp Gaugeengine temperature gaugeengine temperature gaugeengine temperature gauge
    Trip OdometerN/Atrip odometertrip odometer
    Front Windowsmanualmanualmanual
    Rear Windowsfixedfixedmanual
    Tinted Windowslightlightlight
    Front Windshield Wipersfixed intervalfixed intervalfixed interval
  • Safety
    Daytime Running Lightsdaytime running lightsdaytime running lightsdaytime running lights
    Center High Mounted Stop Lightcenter high mounted stop lightcenter high mounted stop lightcenter high mounted stop light
    Front Impact Airbagsdriver and passengerdriver and passengerdriver and passenger
  • Dimensions and Capacities
    Door Count2 doors2 doors4 doors
    Maximum Cargo Volume22.5 cu.ft.22.5 cu.ft.10.3 cu.ft.
    Exterior Length149.4 "149.4 "164.0 "
    Exterior Width62.6 "62.6 "62.6 "
    Exterior Height54.7 "54.7 "55.4 "
    Wheelbase93 "93 "93 "
    Front Tread55 "55 "55 "
    Rear Tread54 "54 "54 "
    Turning Radius15.7 '15.7 '15.7 '
    Curb Weight1,808 lbs.1,940 lbs.1,808 lbs.
    Front Legroom42.5 "42.5 "42.5 "
    Rear Legroom32.8 "32.8 "32.2 "
    Front Headroom39.1 "39.1 "39.3 "
    Rear Headroom36.0 "36.0 "37.3 "
    Front Hiproom47.2 "47.2 "46.9 "
    Rear Hiproom43.9 "43.9 "42.9 "
    Front Shoulder Room48.9 "48.9 "49.0 "
    Rear Shoulder Room48.9 "48.9 "48.3 "
    Passenger Volume82 cu.ft.82 cu.ft.82 cu.ft.
    Interior Cargo Volume8.4 cu.ft.8.4 cu.ft.10.3 cu.ft.
    Interior Cargo Volume w/Seats Folded22.5 cu.ft.22.5 cu.ft.N/A
  • Exterior Features
    Bumpersblackbody-coloredbody-colored
    Bodyside MoldingsN/Ablackblack
    Grille Moldingsbody-coloredbody-coloredbody-colored
    Paintmonotonemonotonemonotone
    Exterior Mirrorsdual manualdual manualdual manual
  • Warranty
    Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles36/36,00036/36,00036/36,000
    Major Components Months/Miles36/36,00036/36,00036/36,000
    Corrosion Perforation Months/Miles72/100,00072/100,00072/100,000
    Roadside Assistance Months/Miles36/36,00036/36,00036/36,000
    Accessories Months/Miles96/80,00096/80,00096/80,000
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Safety Rating

Below is the 1997 Geo Metro safety rating information and crash results as reported by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). The ratings are based on a star system and can vary by style.
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Side Rating
  Safety data is not currently available from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. For a list of safety-related features, please check the Specs section.
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