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1998 Chevrolet Metro

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2dr HB


Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 7.09 x 0.98
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel
Brake ABS System
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 9.02 x 0.67
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes
Brake Type Power

Cargo Area Dimensions

Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³) 8.4
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (ft³) 22.5

Cooling System

Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 4.1


Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 390
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 55


SAE Net Torque @ RPM 58 @ 3300
Engine Order Code LP2
Engine Type Gas L3
Displacement 1.0L/61
Fuel System EFI
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 55 @ 5700

Exterior Dimensions

Length, Overall (in) 149.4
Liftover Height (in) 27.1
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 62.6
Wheelbase (in) 93.1
Min Ground Clearance (in) 6.3
Track Width, Rear (in) 53.5
Track Width, Front (in) 54.5
Height, Overall (in) 54.7

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 10.3

Interior Dimensions

Passenger Capacity 4
Second Hip Room (in) 43.9
Second Shoulder Room (in) 48.9
Second Leg Room (in) 32.2
Second Head Room (in) 36.0
Front Hip Room (in) 47.2
Front Shoulder Room (in) 48.9
Front Leg Room (in) 42.5
Front Head Room (in) 39.1
Passenger Volume (ft³) 77.4


EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 44
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 49


Steering Type Manual
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 34.1
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 19.1
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.7
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 31.5


Vehicle Name Chevrolet Metro
Body Style 2dr Hatchback


Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.94
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.71
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 25
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Separate coils
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil spring
Suspension Type - Rear MacPherson Strut
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 25


Front Tire Order Code
Rear Tire Order Code
Spare Tire Order Code
Front Tire Size P155/80R13
Rear Tire Size P155/80R13
Spare Tire Size T115/70D14


Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)


Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.89
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.55
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.42
Trans Description Cont. Again
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD
Trans Type 5
Trans Order Code MM5
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.39
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.61
Clutch Size (in) 6.69
Clutch Size (in)
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.27
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.30
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.76
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.91
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.28
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00


EPA Classification Sub-Compact

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight (lbs) 1818


Spare Wheel Size (in) 14 x 4
Rear Wheel Size (in) 13 x 4.5
Rear Wheel Material Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 13 x 4.5
Front Wheel Material Steel