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Selected Style 2-Door Coupe Standard
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Trim

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 Coupe GT Deluxe 18 25 $20,977 $22,730
2-Door Coupe GT Premium 18 25 $22,012 $23,880
2-Door Coupe GT Bullitt Edition 18 25 $24,127 $26,230
2-Door Coupe SVT Cobra 17 25 $26,550 $28,605
2-Door Convertible Deluxe 19 29 $20,779 $22,510
2-Door Convertible Premium 19 27 $23,087 $25,075
2-Door Convertible GT Deluxe 18 25 $24,807 $26,985
2-Door Convertible GT Premium 18 25 $25,841 $28,135
2-Door Convertible SVT Cobra 17 25 $30,190 $32,605
3-Door Coupe RS Manual
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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 Sportronic GT 20 28 $20,467 $21,947
3-Door Coupe Manual w/Premium Pkg GT 20 28 $19,535 $20,947
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 Sypder 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
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 19 mpg 22 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 29 mpg 30 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Subcompact Sub-Compact
Interior Dimensions
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
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
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in) 4.3 5.8
Length, Overall (in) 183.2 175.4
Height, Overall (in) 53.1 51.6
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
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 10.9 -
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³) - NA
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (ft³) - NA
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA Yes
Brake ABS System NA NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes NA
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 -
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 15.7 16.4
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 15.0 17.0
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 37.1 35.4
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
Tires
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
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P205/65R15 P195/65HR15
Trailering
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
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 100 N/A
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3066 2822
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in) 15 x 4 Compact
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
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
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
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas I4
Fuel System SMPI SMPI
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
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 19 22
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 29 30
Transmission
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
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
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Summary
Body Style 2 Door Coupe 3 Door Coupe
Vehicle Name Ford Mustang Mitsubishi Eclipse
Suspension
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
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
 
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