Compare 2001 Ford Mustang vs 2001 Mitsubishi Eclipse

2001 Ford Mustang
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2-Door Coupe Standard
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe Standard 19 29 $15,906 $17,095
2-Door Coupe Deluxe 19 29 $16,414 $17,660
2-Door Coupe Premium 19 29 $17,521 $18,890
2-Door Convertible Deluxe 19 29 $20,779 $22,510
2-Door Coupe GT Deluxe 18 25 $20,977 $22,730
2-Door Coupe GT Premium 18 25 $22,012 $23,880
2-Door Convertible Premium 19 27 $23,087 $25,075
2-Door Coupe GT Bullitt Edition 18 25 $24,127 $26,230
2-Door Convertible GT Deluxe 18 25 $24,807 $26,985
2-Door Convertible GT Premium 18 25 $25,841 $28,135
2-Door Coupe SVT Cobra 17 25 $26,550 $28,605
2-Door Convertible SVT Cobra 17 25 $30,190 $32,605
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3-Door Coupe Manual RS
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
3-Door Coupe Manual RS 22 30 $16,775 $17,987
3-Door Coupe Automatic RS 20 27 $17,522 $18,787
3-Door Coupe Manual GS 22 30 $17,525 $18,797
3-Door Coupe Sportronic GS 20 27 $18,458 $19,797
3-Door Coupe Manual GT 20 28 $19,535 $20,947
3-Door Coupe Manual w/Premium Pkg GT 20 28 $19,535 $20,947
3-Door Coupe Sportronic GT 20 28 $20,467 $21,947
3-Door Coupe Sportronic w/Premium Pkg GT 20 28 $20,467 $21,947
2-Door Convertible Spyder Manual GS 22 30 $21,819 $23,407
2-Door Convertible Spyder Sportronic GS 20 27 $22,747 $24,407
2-Door Convertible Spyder Manual GT 20 27 $23,690 $25,407
2-Door Convertible Spyder Sportronic GT 19 26 $24,617 $26,407
Pricing
Invoice Price
$15,906
$16,775
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$17,095
$17,987
Monthly Payment Estimate
$285 / month
$300 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
19 mpg 22 mpg
Highway
29 mpg 30 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Subcompact Sub-Compact
Interior Dimensions
Front Leg Room (in)
42.6 42.3
Front Hip Room (in)
52.8 51.9
Second Leg Room (in)
29.9 30.2
Front Head Room (in)
38.1 37.9
Passenger Volume (ft³)
83.0 79.3
Second Hip Room (in)
47.4 44.7
Front Shoulder Room (in)
53.6 52.5
Second Head Room (in)
35.5 34.9
Passenger Capacity
4 4
Second Shoulder Room (in)
52.1 52.0
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in)
60.6 59.4
Wheelbase (in)
101.3 100.8
Liftover Height (in)
28.3 NA
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
73.1 68.9
Track Width, Front (in)
60.2 59.4
Min Ground Clearance (in)
4.3 5.8
Length, Overall (in)
183.2 175.4
Height, Overall (in)
53.1 51.6
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
10.9 -
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (ft³)
- NA
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³)
- NA
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.5 x .55 NA
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA 9.0 x - TBD -
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.8 x 1.02 10.1 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA Yes
Brake ABS System
NA NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
15.7 16.4
Steering
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.62 3.15
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - 38.1
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
15.0 17.0
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
37.1 35.4
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P205/65R15 P195/65HR15
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P205/65R15 P195/65HR15
Spare Tire Size
T125/90R15 Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
100 N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1000 N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA N/A
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3066 2822
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
15 x 7.0 15 x 6
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
15 x 7.0 15 x 6
Spare Wheel Size (in)
15 x 4 Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
12.6 NA
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
130 90
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
540 525
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
225 @ 2800 158 @ 4000
Engine Order Code
994 NA
Displacement
3.8L/232 2.4L
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
193 @ 5500 147 @ 5500
Engine Type
Gas V6 Gas I4
Fuel System
SMPI SMPI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
29 30
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
19 22
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.35 3.58
Clutch Size (in)
- TBD - NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.33 1.38
Trans Type
5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.68 0.77
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.15 3.36
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.99 1.95
Trans Order Code
445 NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.27 3.72
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.03
Trans Description Cont.
Manual w/OD Manual w/OD
Summary
Body Style
2 Door Coupe 3 Door Coupe
Vehicle Name
Ford Mustang Mitsubishi Eclipse
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
30.1 NA
Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson strut MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
NA NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
32.0 NA
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
1.02 0.67
Suspension Type - Rear
Four-bar link Ind. Multi-link

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