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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 28 $17,703 $19,115
2-Door Coupe Deluxe 19 28 $17,793 $19,215
2-Door Coupe Premium 19 28 $18,581 $20,090
2-Door Coupe GT Deluxe 17 25 $23,126 $25,140
2-Door Coupe GT Premium 17 25 $24,188 $26,320
2-Door Convertible Standard 19 28 $22,046 $23,940
2-Door Convertible Deluxe 19 28 $22,136 $24,040
2-Door Convertible Premium 19 28 $22,923 $24,915
2-Door Convertible GT Deluxe 17 25 $27,469 $29,965
2-Door Convertible GT Premium 17 25 $28,530 $31,145
3-Door Coupe GS 2.4L Manual
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
3-Door Coupe 2.4L Manual GS 23 30 $18,344 $19,399
3-Door Coupe 2.4L Sportronic Automatic GS 23 29 $19,196 $20,299
3-Door Coupe 3.8L Manual GT 18 27 $22,411 $23,699
3-Door Coupe 3.8L Sportronic Automatic GT 19 28 $23,261 $24,599
Pricing
Invoice Price
$17,703
$18,344
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$19,115
$19,399
Monthly Payment Estimate
$319 / month
$323 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 19 mpg 23 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 28 mpg 30 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Subcompact Sub-Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in) 30.3 29.2
Front Head Room (in) 38.6 38.5
Passenger Volume (ft³) 97.9 81.6
Second Hip Room (in) 46.8 44.4
Front Shoulder Room (in) 55.4 54.2
Second Head Room (in) 34.7 34.6
Passenger Capacity 4 4
Second Shoulder Room (in) 53.4 51.2
Front Leg Room (in) 42.7 42.8
Front Hip Room (in) 53.6 53.7
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - NA
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 73.9 72.2
Track Width, Front (in) 62.8 61.8
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.73 5.8
Length, Overall (in) 187.6 179.7
Height, Overall (in) 55.4 53.5
Track Width, Rear (in) 63.0 61.8
Wheelbase (in) 107.1 101.4
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 13.1 15.7
Brakes
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.4 x 1.18 11.6 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System NA 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.8 x 0.75 10.3 x - TBD -
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 16.0 17.7
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.13 2.64
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 15.7 17.1
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 33.4 40
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size P215/65R16 P225/50VR17
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P215/65R16 P225/50VR17
Spare Tire Size Compact T125/70D16
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 100 NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1000 NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3352 3274
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Steel Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x - TBD - 17 x 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact 16 x - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material Steel Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x - TBD - 17 x 7.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 12.5 - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - 525
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - TBD - 110
Engine
Displacement 4.0L/244 2.4L/145
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 210 @ 5300 162 @ 6000
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas I4
Fuel System SEFI MPFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 240 @ 3500 162 @ 4000
Engine Order Code 99N 4G69
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 19 23
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 28 30
Transmission
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - - TBD -
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
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.19 1.95
Trans Order Code 44F NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.31 4.31
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
Summary
Vehicle Name Ford Mustang Mitsubishi Eclipse
Body Style 2 Door Coupe 3 Door Coupe
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) N/A 0.79
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.13 0.87
Suspension Type - Rear 3-Link 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
 
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