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Selected Style 2-Door Coupe
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe 19 30 $14,836 $16,215
2-Door Coupe Z28 16 27 $18,405 $20,115
2-Door Convertible 19 30 $19,919 $21,770
2-Door Convertible Z28 16 27 $23,350 $25,520
2-Door Coupe RS 19 30 $16,442 $17,970
2-Door Convertible RS 19 30 $21,200 $23,170
2-Door Coupe SS 16 27 $18,405 $20,115
2-Door Convertible SS 16 27 $23,350 $25,520
2-Door Coupe R7C Pkg 19 30 $15,985 $17,470
3-Door Coupe Base Manual
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
3-Door Coupe Manual RS 22 33 $13,156 $15,140
3-Door Coupe Automatic RS 21 31 $13,768 $15,830
3-Door Coupe Manual GS 22 33 $15,255 $17,550
3-Door Coupe Automatic GS 21 31 $15,866 $18,240
3-Door Coupe Turbo Manual GS-T 21 31 $18,424 $21,190
3-Door Coupe Turbo Manual AWD GSX 21 28 $19,963 $23,220
3-Door Coupe Turbo Automatic GS-T 21 27 $19,154 $22,020
3-Door Coupe Turbo Automatic AWD GSX 19 25 $20,694 $24,070
3-Door Coupe Manual Base 22 33 $12,440 $13,830
3-Door Coupe Automatic Base 21 31 $13,051 $14,510
2-Door Convertible Spyder Manual GS 22 30 $17,340 $19,940
2-Door Convertible Spyder Automatic GS 21 28 $17,957 $20,650
2-Door Convertible Spyder Turbo Manual GS-T 21 31 $22,422 $25,780
2-Door Convertible Spyder Turbo Automatic GS-T 21 26 $23,160 $26,630
Pricing
Invoice Price
$14,836
$12,440
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$16,215
$13,830
Monthly Payment Estimate
$270 / month
$231 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 19 mpg 22 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 30 mpg 33 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Subcompact Sub-Compact
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in) 52.8 55.1
Second Leg Room (in) 26.8 28.4
Passenger Volume (ft³) 81.9 79.1
Front Head Room (in) 37.2 37.9
Second Hip Room (in) 44.4 47.2
Front Shoulder Room (in) 57.4 53.1
Second Head Room (in) 35.3 34.3
Passenger Capacity 4 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 55.8 51.2
Front Leg Room (in) 43.0 43.3
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in) 60.6 59.3
Wheelbase (in) 101.1 98.8
Liftover Height (in) 35.1 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 74.1 68.3
Track Width, Front (in) 60.7 59.4
Min Ground Clearance (in) 4.0 5.4
Length, Overall (in) 193.2 172.2
Height, Overall (in) 51.3 50.2
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (ft³) 32.8 - TBD -
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³) 12.9 16.6
Brakes
Brake Type Power Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 9.5 x 2.0 9 x - TBD -
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.7 x 1.26 10 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Brake ABS System 4-wheel NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) NA NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 15.5 16.9
Steering
Steering Type Power Rack & Pinion Power Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.67 2.4
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 42.46 - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.9 14.58
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 40.64 38.1
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P215/60R16 185/70R14
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P215/60R16 185/70R14
Spare Tire Size T125/70D15 T125/70D15
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 100 - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1000 - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3294 2767
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.5 14 x 5.5
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.5 14 x 5.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) 15 x 4.0 15 x - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 13.6 7.4
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 690 - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 105 90
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 225 @ 4000 130 @ 4800
Engine Order Code L36 NA
Displacement 3.8L/231 2.0L/122
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 200 @ 5200 140 @ 6000
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas I4
Fuel System SFI SFI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 30 33
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 19 22
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA -
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.75 3.538
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.41 1.360
Trans Type 5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.72 0.810
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.53 3.416
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.19 2.125
Trans Order Code MM5 NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.23 3.944
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.029
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Manual
Summary
Vehicle Name Chevrolet Camaro Mitsubishi Eclipse
Body Style 2 Door Coupe 3 Door Coupe
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 36 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Independent SLA Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.67 NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 46 - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.18 .63
Suspension Type - Rear Torque Arm Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
 
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