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null 1997 Geo Prizm
On This Page: Specs | Safety

Specs, Warranty & Reliability

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

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1997 Geo Prizm Base 4dr Sedan1997 Geo Prizm LSi 4dr Sedan
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  • Overview
    MSRP *$12,840$13,485
    Invoice *$12,223$12,433
    Engine1.6L I-4 105 HP1.6L I-4 105 HP
    Transmission5-spd man w/OD5-spd man w/OD
    Fuel Economy City30.1 mpg30.1 mpg
    Fuel Economy Hwy34.0 mpg34.0 mpg
    Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles36/36,00036/36,000
  • Powertrain
    Engine1.6L I-4 105 HP1.6L I-4 105 HP
    Transmission5-spd man w/OD5-spd man w/OD
    Alternator60 amp60 amp
    Battery356 amp356 amp
    Axle Ratio3.723.72
    Recommended Fuel Typeregular unleadedregular unleaded
    Fuel Tank13.2 gal.13.2 gal.
    Auxiliary Fuel TankN/AN/A
    Exhauststainless steelstainless steel
    Drive Typefront-wheelfront-wheel
    4WD ShiftN/AN/A
    Locking Hub ControlN/AN/A
    Limited Slip DifferentialN/AN/A
    Traction ControlN/AN/A
  • Steering and Suspension
    Electronic StabilityN/AN/A
    RideN/AN/A
    Ride ControlN/AN/A
    Adaptive SuspensionN/AN/A
    Auto-Levelling SuspensionN/AN/A
    Front Suspensionstrutstrut
    Front Anti-Roll BarN/AN/A
    Front Springscoilcoil
    Front Torsion BarN/AN/A
    Front ShocksN/AN/A
    Rear Suspensionstrutstrut
    Rear Anti-Roll BarN/AN/A
    Rear Springscoilcoil
    Rear ShocksN/AN/A
    Steeringrack & pinionrack & pinion
    Steering CoolerN/AN/A
    Brakesfront disc/rear drumfront disc/rear drum
    Vented Disc Brakesfrontfront
    Wheels14.0 " silver styled steel14.0 " steel
    Front TiresP175/65SR14.0BSW ASP175/65SR14.0BSW AS
    Rear Tires (if different from Front)N/AN/A
    Spare Tire and Wheelcompact steelcompact steel
  • Seating and Interior
    Seating Capacity55
    Front Seat Typebucketbucket
    Heated Front SeatsN/AN/A
    Front Headrestsadjustableadjustable
    Front ArmrestsN/AN/A
    Front Driver Seat Direction Controls4-way4-way
    Easy EntryN/AN/A
    Front Passenger Seat Direction Controls4-way4-way
    Rear Seatsbench60-40 bench
    Rear Headrestsfixedfixed
    Rear Child SeatsN/AN/A
    Rear ArmrestsN/AN/A
    Third Row SeatsN/AN/A
    Third Row Child SeatsN/AN/A
    Third Row ArmrestsN/AN/A
    Seat Trimclothcloth
    Door Trimclothcloth
    Headlinerfull clothfull cloth
    Floor Trimcarpetcarpet
    Floor MatsN/AN/A
    Dashboard InsertN/AN/A
    Gear Shift Knob TrimN/AN/A
  • Comfort and Conveniences
    SunroofN/AN/A
    Convertible RoofN/AN/A
    Roof FeaturesN/AN/A
    Vanity MirrorsN/AN/A
    Auxiliary VisorsN/AN/A
    Rearview Mirrorday-nightday-night
    Rear Visor Vanity MirrorN/AN/A
    Glove Boxglove boxglove box
    Cabback InsulatorN/AN/A
    Dome Lightdome lightdome light
    Reading Lightsfrontfront
    Floor Consolefullfull
    Overhead ConsoleN/AN/A
    Cup Holderfrontfront
    Instrument Panel StorageN/AN/A
    Dashboard StorageN/AN/A
    Interior Concealed StorageN/AN/A
    Seatback StorageN/AN/A
    Refrigerated BoxN/AN/A
    Manufacturer Luggage SetN/AN/A
    Door Binsdualdual
    Rear Door BinsN/AN/A
    Underseat TrayN/AN/A
    Cargo Concealed StorageN/AN/A
    Cargo Floor Trimcarpetedcarpeted
    Trunk Lid TrimN/AN/A
    Cargo CoverN/AN/A
    Cargo NetN/AN/A
    Cargo Tie DownsN/AN/A
    Cargo Lightcargo lightcargo light
    Air CompressorN/AN/A
    Front Air ConditioningN/AN/A
    Climate ControlN/AN/A
    Rear Air ConditioningN/AN/A
    Air FilterN/AN/A
    Rear Heat Ductsunderseat ductsunderseat ducts
    Automatic Air RecirculationN/AN/A
    Rear HeaterN/AN/A
    Radioradio prepradio prep
    Radio Steering Wheel ControlsN/AN/A
    CDN/AN/A
    MP3 PlayerN/AN/A
    MiniDisc PlayerN/AN/A
    SpeakersN/AN/A
    AmplifierN/AN/A
    Radio Theft DeterrentN/AN/A
    Antennamanual retractablemanual retractable
    Cruise ControlN/AN/A
    Door Locksmanualmanual
    Heated Door LocksN/AN/A
    Remote Keyless EntryN/AN/A
    Trunk/Hatch/Door Releasemechanicalmechanical
    Remote Fuel Flap Releasemechanicalmechanical
    Rear Window ReleaseN/AN/A
    Rear Child Safety Door Locksrear child safety door locksrear child safety door locks
    Fuel Filler Door ReleaseN/AN/A
    Cell PhoneN/AN/A
    Power Outlets11
    AC power outletN/AN/A
    Trunk PulldownN/AN/A
    Driver Foot Restdriver foot restdriver foot rest
    Retained Accessory PowerN/AN/A
    Garage Door OpenerN/AN/A
    Smokers PackageN/AN/A
    Lighter ElementsN/AN/A
    First Aid KitN/AN/A
    Emergency SOSN/AN/A
    Adjustable PedalsN/AN/A
    Entertainment CenterN/AN/A
    Voice RecorderN/AN/A
    Picnic TableN/AN/A
    Internet AccessN/AN/A
    Instrument Displayanaloganalog
    TachometerN/AN/A
    Oil Pressure GaugeN/AN/A
    Water Temp Gaugeengine temperature gaugeengine temperature gauge
    Volt GaugeN/AN/A
    InclinometerN/AN/A
    AltimeterN/AN/A
    Heads Up DisplayN/AN/A
    ClockN/AN/A
    CompassN/AN/A
    Exterior TemperatureN/AN/A
    Systems MonitorN/AN/A
    Check ControlN/AN/A
    Trip ComputerN/AN/A
    Trip Odometertrip odometertrip odometer
    Park Distance ControlN/AN/A
    Navigation SystemN/AN/A
    Steering WheelN/Atilt
    Steering Wheel MaterialN/AN/A
    Tow BarN/AN/A
    Front Windowsmanualmanual
    Rear Windowsmanualmanual
    Quarter Vent Rear WindowsN/AN/A
    1-Touch OpenN/AN/A
    Tinted Windowslightlight
    Double Pane Side GlassN/AN/A
    Sun BlindsN/AN/A
    Front Windshield WipersN/AN/A
    Heated Front WipersN/AN/A
    Rain Detecting WipersN/AN/A
    Speed Sensitve WipersN/AN/A
    Rear Windshield WiperN/AN/A
    Rear Heated WipersN/AN/A
    Electrically Heated WindshieldN/AN/A
    Sun Visor StripN/AN/A
    Rear DefrosterN/AN/A
    Rear BlindsN/AN/A
    Rear Windshield TypeN/AN/A
  • Safety
    Anti-Lock Brakes (ABS)N/AN/A
    Daytime Running Lightsdaytime running lightsdaytime running lights
    Center High Mounted Stop Lightcenter high mounted stop lightcenter high mounted stop light
    Front Impact Airbagsdriver and passengerdriver and passenger
    Driver Side Impact AirbagsN/AN/A
    Passenger Side Impact AirbagN/AN/A
    Overhead AirbagN/AN/A
    Occupancy SensorN/AN/A
    Childseat SensorN/AN/A
    Head ProtectionN/AN/A
    Knee AirbagN/AN/A
    Rear Side AirbagN/AN/A
    Side Impact BarsN/AN/A
    Seatbelt PretensionersN/AN/A
    Ignition DisableN/AN/A
    Panic AlarmN/AN/A
    Tracker SystemN/AN/A
    Security SystemN/AN/A
  • Dimensions and Capacities
    Door Count4 doors4 doors
    Maximum Cargo Volume12.7 cu.ft.12.7 cu.ft.
    Exterior Cargo LengthN/AN/A
    Exterior Length173.0 "173.0 "
    Exterior Width66.3 "66.3 "
    Exterior Height54.2 "54.2 "
    Wheelbase97 "97 "
    Front Tread58 "58 "
    Rear Tread57 "57 "
    Turning Radius15.8 '15.8 '
    Gross Vehicle Weight RatingN/AN/A
    Curb Weight2,359 lbs.2,370 lbs.
    Front Gross Axle Weight RatingN/AN/A
    Rear Gross Axle Weight RatingN/AN/A
    PayloadN/AN/A
    Max Trailer Weight1,500 lbs.1,500 lbs.
    Max Trailer Tongue WeightN/AN/A
    Drag CoefficientN/AN/A
    Front Legroom41.7 "41.7 "
    Rear Legroom33.1 "33.1 "
    Front Headroom38.5 "38.5 "
    Rear Headroom36.4 "36.4 "
    Third Row HeadroomN/AN/A
    Front Hiproom51.3 "51.3 "
    Rear Hiproom54.3 "54.3 "
    Third Row HiproomN/AN/A
    Front Shoulder Room54.1 "54.1 "
    Rear Shoulder Room53.4 "53.4 "
    Third Row Shoulder RoomN/AN/A
    Passenger Volume88 cu.ft.88 cu.ft.
    Exterior Cargo WidthN/AN/A
    Exterior Cargo VolumeN/AN/A
    Interior Cargo Volume12.7 cu.ft.12.7 cu.ft.
    Interior Cargo Volume w/Seats FoldedN/AN/A
  • Exterior Features
    Mud FlapsN/AN/A
    Rear SpoilerN/AN/A
    Running BoardsN/AN/A
    Skid PlatesN/AN/A
    Trunk RackN/AN/A
    PickupN/AN/A
    Bumpersbody-coloredbody-colored
    Rear BumperN/AN/A
    Rear Step BumperN/AN/A
    Bodyside Moldingsblackblack
    Bodyside InsertN/AN/A
    Bodyside CladdingN/AN/A
    Rocker Panel ExtensionsN/AN/A
    Wheel WellN/AN/A
    Fender FlaresN/AN/A
    Grille Moldingsblackblack
    Paintmonotonemonotone
    Exterior Mirrorsmanual remote driver, manual passengermanual remote driver, manual passenger
    TraileringN/AN/A
    Trailering HarnessN/AN/A
    Trailering HitchN/AN/A
  • Warranty
    Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles36/36,00036/36,000
    Major Components Months/Miles36/36,00036/36,000
    Corrosion Perforation Months/Miles72/100,00072/100,000
    Roadside Assistance Months/Miles36/36,00036/36,000
    Maintenance Months/MilesN/AN/A
    Accessories Months/Miles96/80,00096/80,000
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Safety Rating

Below is the 1997 Geo Prizm 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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  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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