Specs

Research 1998 Dodge Neon specs for the trims available. Choose the desired trim / style from the dropdown list to see the corresponding specs.

Competition 2dr Coupe Competition

Brakes

Brake Type Power
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel
Brake ABS System
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 7.9 x 1.5
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.1 x 0.8
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.6 x 0.4
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)

Cargo Area Dimensions

Trunk Volume (ft³) 11.8

Cooling System

Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 6.8

Electrical

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 83
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 450

Engine

Engine Type Gas I4
Engine Order Code ECC
Displacement 2.0L/122
Fuel System SMPI
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 150 @ 6500
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 133 @ 5500

Exterior Dimensions

Wheelbase (in) 104.0
Length, Overall (in) 171.8
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 67.5
Height, Overall (in) 54.9
Track Width, Front (in) 57.4
Track Width, Rear (in) 57.4
Liftover Height (in) 29.4
Min Ground Clearance (in) 6.0

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 12.5

Interior Dimensions

Second Hip Room (in) 53.9
Passenger Volume (ft³) 91.2
Passenger Capacity 5
Front Shoulder Room (in) 52.0
Front Leg Room (in) 42.5
Front Head Room (in) 39.6
Second Shoulder Room (in) 54.8
Second Leg Room (in) 35.1
Second Head Room (in) 36.5
Front Hip Room (in) 50.3

Mileage

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 41
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 33
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 29
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 24

Steering

Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD -
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.0
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 18.0
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.8
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.2
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 35.4

Summary

Body Style 2 Door Coupe Competition
Vehicle Name Dodge Neon

Suspension

Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 32
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 32
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs
Suspension Type - Rear Chapman Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.87
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.63
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.79
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)

Tires

Rear Tire Order Code
Front Tire Order Code
Spare Tire Order Code
Front Tire Size P185/65HR14
Front Tire Size P175/70R14
Rear Tire Size P185/65HR14
Rear Tire Size P175/70R14
Spare Tire Size T115/70D14

Trailering

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1000
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 100
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)

Transmission

Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.13
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.55
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.54
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.69
Trans Description Cont. Again
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD
Trans Type 5
Trans Type 3
Trans Order Code DD4
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.94
Clutch Size (in) 8.5
Clutch Size (in) N/A
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.42
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.10
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.81
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.03
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.36

Vehicle

EPA Classification Compact

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2461

Wheels

Rear Wheel Size (in) 14 x 6.0
Front Wheel Size (in) 14 x 5.5
Front Wheel Size (in) 14 x 6.0
Front Wheel Material Aluminum
Front Wheel Material Steel
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum
Rear Wheel Material Steel
Spare Wheel Size (in) 14 x 4.0
Spare Wheel Material Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 14 x 5.5

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