1997 Geo Prizm

1997 Geo Prizm Prices
Blue Book® Suggested Retail Value
1997 Geo Prizm Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy (city/hwy)
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1997 Geo Prizm Reliability Rating

KEY: Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Moderate Problems Moderate Problems Significant Problems Significant Problems

Category

Rating

Comments

Engine

Moderate Problems Occasional problems with this vehicle are failures of the Evaporative Canister Purge Solenoid, Evaporative Pressure Switching Solenoid, and the Ground at the left hand front of the vehicle by the battery. A problem with the Ground can cause a start and stall or a no start condition. It can also effect operation of the headlamp system. The cost to repair the Ground is estimated at $10.00 for parts and $32.50 for labor. The cost to repair the Evaporative Canister Purge Solenoid is estimated at $17.89 for parts and $32.50 for labor. The cost to repair the Evaporative Pressure Switching Solenoid is estimated at $87.37 for parts and $32.50 for parts. All prices are estimates based upon $65.00 per flat rate hour and do not include diagnostic time or any applicable tax.

Transmission & Driveline

Minimal Problems Infrequent problems reported, all with low repair costs.

Steering & Suspension

Minimal Problems Infrequent problems reported, all with low repair costs.

Brakes

Minimal Problems Infrequent problems reported, all with low repair costs.

Heating & Air Conditioning

Minimal Problems Infrequent problems reported, all with low repair costs.

Starting & Charging

Minimal Problems Infrequent problems reported, all with low repair costs.

Accessories

Minimal Problems Infrequent problems reported, all with low repair costs.

Overall

5 out of 5 5 out of 5

*Repair costs are based on a flat rate of $65.00 per hour and do not include diagnostic time or any applicable sales tax.

Reliability History
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KEY: Minimal Problems Minimal Problems  Moderate Problems Moderate Problems  Significant Problems Significant Problems
Click year for details: 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997
Engine Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Moderate Problems
Transmission & Driveline Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems
Steering & Suspension Significant Problems Significant Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems
Brakes Moderate Problems Moderate Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems
Heating & Air Conditioning Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems
Starting & Charging Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems
Accessories Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems
Overall 4 out of 5 4 out of 5 5 out of 5 5 out of 5 5 out of 5
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