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Selected Style 2-Door Coupe Deluxe
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe Deluxe 19 28 $17,733 $19,215
2-Door Coupe Premium 19 28 $18,521 $20,090
2-Door Coupe GT Deluxe 17 25 $23,066 $25,140
2-Door Coupe GT Premium 17 25 $24,128 $26,320
2-Door Convertible Deluxe 19 28 $21,986 $23,940
2-Door Convertible Premium 19 28 $22,773 $24,815
2-Door Convertible GT Deluxe 17 25 $27,049 $29,565
2-Door Convertible GT Premium 17 25 $28,110 $30,745
3-Door Coupe GS 2.4L Manual
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Spyder 2.4L Manual GS 23 31 $23,810 $25,149
2-Door Spyder 2.4L Sportronic Automatic GS 21 28 $24,755 $26,149
2-Door Spyder 3.0L Manual GT 20 28 $25,888 $27,349
2-Door Spyder 3.0L Sportronic Automatic GT 20 27 $26,832 $28,349
2-Door Spyder 3.0L Manual GTS 20 28 $28,155 $29,749
2-Door Spyder 3.0L Sportronic Automatic GTS 20 27 $29,289 $30,949
3-Door Coupe 2.4L Manual GS 23 31 $18,638 $19,699
3-Door Coupe 2.4L Sportronic Automatic GS 21 28 $19,582 $20,699
3-Door Coupe 3.0L Manual GT 20 29 $21,896 $23,149
3-Door Coupe 3.0L Sportronic Automatic GT 20 28 $22,840 $24,149
3-Door Coupe 3.0L Manual GTS 20 29 $23,549 $24,899
3-Door Coupe 3.0L Sportronic Automatic GTS 21 28 $24,683 $26,099
Pricing
Invoice Price
$17,733
$18,638
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$19,215
$19,699
Monthly Payment Estimate
$320 / month
$328 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 19 mpg 23 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 28 mpg 31 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Subcompact Sub-Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in) 36.3 34.9
Passenger Capacity 4 4
Second Shoulder Room (in) 45.0 52.0
Front Leg Room (in) 42.7 42.3
Front Hip Room (in) 53.6 51.9
Second Leg Room (in) 30.3 30.2
Front Head Room (in) 38.8 37.9
Passenger Volume (ft³) 81.6 79.5
Second Hip Room (in) 45.2 44.7
Front Shoulder Room (in) 55.4 52.3
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.73 5.8
Length, Overall (in) 187.6 176.8
Height, Overall (in) 55.7 51.6
Track Width, Rear (in) 63.0 59.4
Wheelbase (in) 107.1 100.8
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - NA
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 73.8 68.9
Track Width, Front (in) 62.4 59.4
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 13.1 16.9
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.8 x 0.75 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) 11.4 x 1.18 10.9 x 0.8
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA Yes
Brake ABS System NA NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 16.0 16.4
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 15.7 17.0
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 36.0 35.4
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.13 3.15
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - 36.5
Tires
Front Tire Size P215/65R16 P205/55HR16
Spare Tire Size Compact T125/70D15
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P215/65R16 P205/55HR16
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1000 NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 100 NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3300 2965
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact 15 x - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7 16 x 6
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7 16 x 6
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 12.5 7.4
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - TBD - 90
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - 525
Engine
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas I4
Fuel System SEFI MPFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 240 @ 3500 158 @ 4000
Engine Order Code 99N 4G64
Displacement 4.0L/244 2.4L/143
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 210 @ 5300 147 @ 5500
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 28 31
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 19 23
Transmission
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.19 1.95
Trans Order Code 44F NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.31 3.72
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.03
Trans Description Cont. Manual Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.75 3.58
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.41 1.38
Trans Type 5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.72 0.77
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.53 3.36
Summary
Body Style 2 Door Coupe 3 Door Coupe
Vehicle Name Ford Mustang Mitsubishi Eclipse
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.13 0.63
Suspension Type - Rear 3-Link Indep Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) N/A 0.70
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
 
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