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Vehicle 1998 Acura CL 2dr Cpe 3.0L Base 1998 Saturn 2dr Coupe SC1 Manual
100-amp alternator Yes No
12.1 gallon fuel tank No Yes
14" steel wheels No Yes
16" x 6.0" 7-spoke cast-aluminum wheels Yes No
17.2 gallon fuel tank Yes No
1.9L (116) SOHC SPFI L4 aluminum engine No Yes
3.0L SOHC PGM-FI 24-valve V6 VTEC engine Yes No
3-channel, 4-sensor anti-lock brakes Yes No
3-coat, 3-bake paint Yes No
3-point auto retracting outboard seat belts Yes No
3-way dome light No Yes
4.06 final drive ratio No Yes
4-speed electronically-controlled automatic transmission w/OD, grade logic control system Yes No
4-wheel independent suspension w/coil springs, front/rear stabilizer bars Yes No
525 CCA maintenance-free battery No Yes
5-mph bumpers Yes No
5-MPH bumpers No Yes
5-MPH front/rear bumpers w/color keyed fascias No Yes
5-speed manual transmission w/4th & 5th gear OD No Yes
60/40 split fold-down rear seatbacks No Yes
72 amp battery Yes No
8-way pwr driver seat w/auto-positioning feature, manual lumbar support Yes No
96 amp alternator No Yes
Adjustable front headrests Yes No
Adjustable steering column No Yes
Anti-theft alarm w/immobilizer system Yes No
Automatic climate control air conditioning system Yes No
Cargo area light No Yes
Center console w/armrest, CD storage compartment, sunglass storage Yes No
City 20/hwy 28 (3.0L engine/4-speed auto trans) Yes No
City 28/hwy 39 (1.9L engine/5-speed manual trans) No Yes
Cloth/vinyl seat upholstery No Yes
Coat hooks No Yes
Color-keyed body-side moldings Yes No
Color-keyed front/rear bumpers Yes No
Color-keyed heated pwr mirrors Yes No
Color-keyed leather-wrapped tilt steering wheel w/radio controls Yes No
Cruise control Yes No
Cut-pile passenger compartment carpet No Yes
Daytime running lamps No Yes
Digital quartz clock Yes No
Door storage compartments Yes No
Driver & front passenger air bag supplemental restraint system (SRS) Yes No
Driver & front passenger reduced force air bags No Yes
Dual black manual rearview mirrors No Yes
Dual cup holders Yes No
Dual illuminated visor vanity mirrors Yes No
Electric rear window defogger w/auto reset timer & manual cutoff switch No Yes
Energy absorbing crumple zones No Yes
Energy absorbing instrument panel/passenger side brow/steering column/knee bolsters No Yes
ETR AM/FM stereo w/seek-scan, 4 speakers, digital quartz clock No Yes
Flash-to-pass Yes No
Folding rear seat center armrest w/trunk pass-through Yes No
Front bucket seats Yes No
Front door storage pockets No Yes
Front manual safety belt system w/manual lap belt-inc: visual/audible warning system & dual mode lap belt retractor No Yes
Front mud guards Yes No
Front/rear crumple zones Yes No
Front/rear pwr-assisted disc brakes (vented front) Yes No
Front side window defoggers Yes No
Front stabilizer bar No Yes
Front wheel drive Yes No
Front wheel drive w/equal length halfshafts No Yes
Full length front console w/2 cupholders, storage & movable ashtray No Yes
Full wheel covers No Yes
Fully trimmed carpeted cargo area No Yes
Galvanized body panels Yes No
Galvanized steel hood & roof, steel trunklid No Yes
Glove compartment No Yes
Green heat-rejecting tinted glass Yes No
Halogen headlamps No Yes
Heat/ventilation system w/4-speed fan, defroster No Yes
High-pwr AM/FM audio system w/in-dash CD player, 6-Bose speakers Yes No
HomeLink universal garage door opener Yes No
Hydraulic engine mounts Yes No
Independent MacPherson strut lateral link front suspension No Yes
Independent tri-link strut/spring module rear suspension No Yes
Instrumentation-inc: speedometer, odometer, trip odometer, tachometer, temp/ fuel gauges Yes No
Instrument panel gauges-inc: 110 MPH speedometer w/trip odometer, 7000 RPM tachometer, coolant temp, fuel level, low fuel light No Yes
Integrated headlights Yes No
Interlocking door latches No Yes
Intermittent windshield wipers w/3 variable speed settings No Yes
Laminated windshield glass w/urethane bonding No Yes
Lighted ashtray/cigarette lighter Yes No
Low glare finish on windshield moldings/wiper arms/blades No Yes
Maintenance interval indicator Yes No
Manual passenger seat walk-in feature Yes No
Moquette cloth interior trim Yes No
Overhead map lights Yes No
P175/70R14 84S all-season SBR 680 Firestone tires No Yes
P205/55R16 SBR Michelin MXV4 tires Yes No
Passenger assist grips No Yes
Passenger-guard inside door lock handles No Yes
Passenger seatback pocket Yes No
Passenger visor vanity mirror No Yes
Polymer dent/corrosion-resistant exterior body-side panels No Yes
Pwr-assisted ventilated front disc/rear drum brakes No Yes
Pwr rack & pinion steering No Yes
Pwr tilt/sliding glass moonroof Yes No
Pwr windows/door locks Yes No
Rear outboard manual lap/shoulder safety belts No Yes
Rear seat anti-submarining ramp No Yes
Rear seat console w/2 cupholders/storage No Yes
Rear window antenna Yes No
Rear window defroster w/timer Yes No
Reclining front bucket seats No Yes
Remote hood/trunk lid/fuel-filler door release No Yes
Remote keyless entry system Yes No
Remote trunk/fuel-filler door releases Yes No
Security door lock w/retention components No Yes
Side-guard door beams No Yes
Side-impact door beams Yes No
Side-intrusion hip/shoulder pads Yes No
Simulated wood trim on instrument panel Yes No
Stainless steel exhaust No Yes
Steel spaceframe structure No Yes
T115/70R14 88M compact spare tire No Yes
Tamper-resistant door handles Yes No
Tinted glass No Yes
Trunk light Yes No
Variable intermittent windshield wipers w/mist feature Yes No
Variable pwr-assisted rotary-valve rack-and-pinion steering Yes No
Warning chimes-inc: headlamps-on/key-in-ignition/driver's seatbelt No Yes
Warning lights-inc: door ajar, parking/anti-lock brakes, seat belt, check engine, low fuel, battery, oil level Yes No

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