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1997 Honda Prelude 1997 Honda Prelude

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Engine (5 Speed Manual)back to top
Type: Aluminum-Alloy In-Line 4
Displacement (cc): 2157
Horsepower @ rpm (SAE net MT/AT): 195 @ 7000/190 @ 6600
Torque (lb.-ft. @ rpm): 156 @ 5250
Compression Ratio: 10.0: 1
Valve Train: 16-Valve DOHC VTEC
Fuel System: Multi-Point Programmed Fuel Injection
Ignition System: Electronic
Drivetrain (5 Speed Manual)back to top
Type: Front-Wheel Drive
Manual Transmission: 5-Speed
Automatic Transmission: 4-Speed Sequential SportShift (available)
Final Drive Ratio (MT/AT): 4.27/4.79
Body/Suspension/Chassis (5 Speed Manual)back to top
Body Type: Unit Body
Suspension: 4-Wheel Double Wishbone
Active Torque Transfer System (ATTS): NA
Stabilizer Bar (mm, front/rear): 25.4/23.0
Steering Type: Variable-Assist, Power Rack-and-Pinion
Steering Wheel Turns, Lock-to-Lock: 2.89
Turning Diameter, Curb-to-Curb (ft.): 36.1
Power-Assisted 4-Wheel Disc Brakes
Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS)
Wheels: 16" Alloy
Tires: All-Season: 205/50 R16 87V
Exterior Dimensions (5 Speed Manual)back to top
Wheelbase (in.): 101.8
Length (in.): 178.0
Height (in.): 51.8
Width (in.): 69.0
Track (in., front/rear): 60.0/59.6
Curb Weight (lbs., MT/AT): 2954/3009
Interior Dimensions (5 Speed Manual)back to top
Headroom (in., front/rear): 37.9/35.3
Legroom (in., front/rear): 43.0/28.1
Shoulder Room (in., front/rear): 54.9/50.0
Hiproom (in., front/rear): 52.1/41.0
Usable Cargo Volume (cu. ft.): 8.7
Interior Passenger Volume (cu. ft.): 77.5
Exterior Features (5 Speed Manual)back to top
Exterior Sliding Power Moonroof with Tilt Feature
Chin Spoiler
Dual-Outlet Exhaust
Body-Colored Dual Power Mirrors
Integrated Rear Window Antenna
Rear Spoiler with Integral LED Stoplight: Accessory
Alloy Wheels
Impact-Absorbing Body-Colored Bumpers
Multi-Reflector Halogen Headlights
Interior Features (5 Speed Manual)back to top
Dual Airbags (SRS)
Immobilizer Theft-Deterrent System
Leather-Wrapped Steering Wheel
Reclining Front Seatbacks
Driver's Seat with Height Adjustment
Power Windows with Auto-Down Driver's Window
Power Door Locks
Cruise Control
Map Lights
Air Conditioning
AM/FM Stereo CD Player with Honda Acoustic Feedback Sound System: 120-Watt with 6 Speakers
Quartz Digital Clock
Tachometer
Adjustable Steering Column
Front Center Armrest with Storage Compartments
Beverage Holders, Front and Rear
2-Speed/Variable Intermittent Windshield Wipers
Front and Rear 3-Point Seat Belts
Front Passenger Walk-In Seat
Fold-Down Rear Seatback with Lock
Remote Fuel Filler Door Release
Remote Trunk Release with Lock
Ignition Switch Light
Rear Window Defroster with Timer
Low-Fuel Warning Light
Cargo Area Light
Seatback Pocket: Passenger's
Driver's and Front Passenger's Vanity Mirrors
Driver's Footrest
Exterior/Interior Colors (5 Speed Manual)back to top
San Marino Red/Black
Eucalyptus Green Pearl/Two-Tone Ivory-Black
Flamenco Black Pearl/Black
Nordic Mist Metallic/Black
EPA Mileage Estimates*/Fuel Capacity (5 Speed Manual)back to top
City/Highway (5-Speed Manual): 22/27
City/Highway (4-Speed Automatic): 21/27
Fuel (gal.): 15.9
Engine (4 Speed Automatic)back to top
Type: Aluminum-Alloy In-Line 4
Displacement (cc): 2157
Horsepower @ rpm (SAE net MT/AT): 195 @ 7000/190 @ 6600
Torque (lb.-ft. @ rpm): 156 @ 5250
Compression Ratio: 10.0: 1
Valve Train: 16-Valve DOHC VTEC
Fuel System: Multi-Point Programmed Fuel Injection
Ignition System: Electronic
Drivetrain (4 Speed Automatic)back to top
Type: Front-Wheel Drive
Manual Transmission: 5-Speed
Automatic Transmission: 4-Speed Sequential SportShift (available)
Final Drive Ratio (MT/AT): 4.27/4.79
Body/Suspension/Chassis (4 Speed Automatic)back to top
Body Type: Unit Body
Suspension: 4-Wheel Double Wishbone
Active Torque Transfer System (ATTS): NA
Stabilizer Bar (mm, front/rear): 25.4/23.0
Steering Type: Variable-Assist, Power Rack-and-Pinion
Steering Wheel Turns, Lock-to-Lock: 2.89
Turning Diameter, Curb-to-Curb (ft.): 36.1
Power-Assisted 4-Wheel Disc Brakes
Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS)
Wheels: 16" Alloy
Tires: All-Season: 205/50 R16 87V
Exterior Dimensions (4 Speed Automatic)back to top
Wheelbase (in.): 101.8
Length (in.): 178.0
Height (in.): 51.8
Width (in.): 69.0
Track (in., front/rear): 60.0/59.6
Curb Weight (lbs., MT/AT): 2954/3009
Interior Dimensions (4 Speed Automatic)back to top
Headroom (in., front/rear): 37.9/35.3
Legroom (in., front/rear): 43.0/28.1
Shoulder Room (in., front/rear): 54.9/50.0
Hiproom (in., front/rear): 52.1/41.0
Usable Cargo Volume (cu. ft.): 8.7
Interior Passenger Volume (cu. ft.): 77.5
Exterior Features (4 Speed Automatic)back to top
Exterior Sliding Power Moonroof with Tilt Feature
Chin Spoiler
Dual-Outlet Exhaust
Body-Colored Dual Power Mirrors
Integrated Rear Window Antenna
Rear Spoiler with Integral LED Stoplight: Accessory
Alloy Wheels
Impact-Absorbing Body-Colored Bumpers
Multi-Reflector Halogen Headlights
Interior Features (4 Speed Automatic)back to top
Dual Airbags (SRS)
Immobilizer Theft-Deterrent System
Leather-Wrapped Steering Wheel
Reclining Front Seatbacks
Driver's Seat with Height Adjustment
Power Windows with Auto-Down Driver's Window
Power Door Locks
Cruise Control
Map Lights
Air Conditioning
AM/FM Stereo CD Player with Honda Acoustic Feedback Sound System: 120-Watt with 6 Speakers
Quartz Digital Clock
Tachometer
Adjustable Steering Column
Front Center Armrest with Storage Compartments
Beverage Holders, Front and Rear
2-Speed/Variable Intermittent Windshield Wipers
Front and Rear 3-Point Seat Belts
Front Passenger Walk-In Seat
Fold-Down Rear Seatback with Lock
Remote Fuel Filler Door Release
Remote Trunk Release with Lock
Ignition Switch Light
Rear Window Defroster with Timer
Low-Fuel Warning Light
Cargo Area Light
Seatback Pocket: Passenger's
Driver's and Front Passenger's Vanity Mirrors
Driver's Footrest
Exterior/Interior Colors (4 Speed Automatic)back to top
San Marino Red/Black
Eucalyptus Green Pearl/Two-Tone Ivory-Black
Flamenco Black Pearl/Black
Nordic Mist Metallic/Black
EPA Mileage Estimates*/Fuel Capacity (4 Speed Automatic)back to top
City/Highway (5-Speed Manual): 22/27
City/Highway (4-Speed Automatic): 21/27
Fuel (gal.): 15.9
Engine (5 Speed Manual Type-SH)back to top
Type: Aluminum-AlloyIn-Line 4
Displacement (cc): 2157
Horsepower @ rpm (SAE net MT/AT): 195 @ 7000//NA
Torque (lb.-ft. @ rpm): 156 @ 5250
Compression Ratio: 10.0: 1
Valve Train: 16-Valve DOHC VTEC
Fuel System: Multi-Point Programmed Fuel Injection
Ignition System: Electronic
Drivetrain (5 Speed Manual Type-SH)back to top
Type: Front-Wheel Drive
Manual Transmission: 5-Speed
Automatic Transmission: 4-Speed Sequential SportShift (available): NA
Final Drive Ratio (MT/AT): 4.27/NA
Body/Suspension/Chassis (5 Speed Manual Type-SH)back to top
Body Type: Unit Body
Suspension: 4-Wheel Double Wishbone
Active Torque Transfer System (ATTS)
Stabilizer Bar (mm, front/rear): 24.2/23.0
Steering Type: Variable-Assist, Power Rack-and-Pinion
Steering Wheel Turns, Lock-to-Lock: 2.77
Turning Diameter, Curb-to-Curb (ft.): 37.4
Power-Assisted 4-Wheel Disc Brakes
Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS)
Wheels: 16" Alloy
Tires: All-Season: 205/50 R16 87V
Exterior Dimensions (5 Speed Manual Type-SH)back to top
Wheelbase (in.): 101.8
Length (in.): 178.0
Height (in.): 51.8
Width (in.): 69.0
Track (in., front/rear): 60.0/59.6
Curb Weight (lbs., MT/AT): 3042/NA
Interior Dimensions (5 Speed Manual Type-SH)back to top
Headroom (in., front/rear): 37.9/35.3
Legroom (in., front/rear): 43.0/28.1
Shoulder Room (in., front/rear): 54.9/50.0
Hiproom (in., front/rear): 52.1/41.0
Usable Cargo Volume (cu. ft.): 8.7
Interior Passenger Volume (cu. ft.): 77.5
Exterior Features (5 Speed Manual Type-SH)back to top
Exterior Sliding Power Moonroof with Tilt Feature
Chin Spoiler
Dual-Outlet Exhaust
Body-Colored Dual Power Mirrors
Integrated Rear Window Antenna
Rear Spoiler with Integral LED Stoplight
Alloy Wheels
Impact-Absorbing Body-Colored Bumpers
Multi-Reflector Halogen Headlights
Interior Features (5 Speed Manual Type-SH)back to top
Dual Airbags (SRS)
Immobilizer Theft-Deterrent System
Leather-Wrapped Steering Wheel: and Shift Knob
Reclining Front Seatbacks
Driver's Seat with Height Adjustment
Power Windows with Auto-DownDriver's Window
Power Door Locks
Cruise Control
Map Lights
Air Conditioning
AM/FM Stereo CD Player with Honda Acoustic Feedback Sound System: 120-Watt with 6 Speakers
Quartz Digital Clock
Tachometer
Adjustable Steering Column
Front Center Armrest with Storage Compartments
Beverage Holders, Front and Rear
2-Speed/Variable Intermittent Windshield Wipers
Front and Rear 3-Point Seat Belts
Front Passenger Walk-In Seat
Fold-Down Rear Seatback with Lock
Remote Fuel Filler Door Release
Remote Trunk Release with Lock
Ignition Switch Light
Rear Window Defroster with Timer
Low-Fuel Warning Light
Cargo Area Light
Seatback Pocket: Passenger's
Driver's and Front Passenger's Vanity Mirrors
Driver's Footrest
Exterior/Interior Colors (5 Speed Manual Type-SH)back to top
San Marino Red/Black
Eucalyptus Green Pearl/Two-Tone Ivory-Black
Flamenco Black Pearl/Black
Nordic Mist Metallic/Black
EPA Mileage Estimates*/Fuel Capacity (5 Speed Manual Type-SH)back to top
City/Highway (5-Speed Manual): 22/27
City/Highway (4-Speed Automatic): NA
Fuel (gal.): 15.9