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Selected Style 2-Door Coupe S Manual
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe S Manual S 33 39 $13,529 $15,080
2-Door Coupe S Automatic S 28 35 $14,426 $16,080
2-Door Coupe Si Manual Si 30 36 $15,522 $17,300
2-Door Coupe Si Automatic Si 28 35 $16,239 $18,100
2-Door Coupe VTEC Manual 26 30 $17,585 $19,600
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
$13,529
$12,440
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$15,080
$13,830
Monthly Payment Estimate
$251 / month
$231 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 33 mpg 22 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 39 mpg 33 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Two Seater Sub-Compact
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Capacity 2 5
Front Leg Room (in) 40.3 43.3
Front Hip Room (in) 49.3 55.1
Front Head Room (in) 37.5 37.9
Passenger Volume (ft³) - TBD - 79.1
Front Shoulder Room (in) 52.9 53.1
Second Shoulder Room (in) - 51.2
Second Leg Room (in) - 28.4
Second Hip Room (in) - 47.2
Second Head Room (in) - 34.3
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 66.7 68.3
Track Width, Front (in) 58.1 59.4
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.51 5.4
Length, Overall (in) 157.7 172.2
Height, Overall (in) 49.4 50.2
Track Width, Rear (in) 57.7 59.3
Wheelbase (in) 93.3 98.8
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 10.5 -
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³) - 16.6
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (ft³) - - TBD -
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) NA NA
Brake Type Power Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 7.09 x 1.18 9 x - TBD -
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 7.64 x 0.83 10 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Brake ABS System NA NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 10.5 16.9
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) - TBD - 38.1
Steering Type Rack & Pinion Power Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.6 2.4
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 17.8 14.58
Tires
Spare Tire Size Compact T125/70D15
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P175/70R13 185/70R14
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P175/70R13 185/70R14
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA - TBD -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2302 2767
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 13 x 5 14 x 5.5
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 13 x 5 14 x 5.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) - TBD - 15 x - TBD -
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 4.4 7.4
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 75 90
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Engine
Fuel System PGM-FI SFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 103 @ 4600 130 @ 4800
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 1.6L/97 2.0L/122
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 106 @ 6200 140 @ 6000
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas I4
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 39 33
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 33 22
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.058 3.944
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.909 1.029
Trans Description Cont. Manual Manual
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.250 3.538
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA -
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.172 1.360
Trans Type 5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.702 0.810
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.153 3.416
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.782 2.125
Trans Order Code NA NA
Summary
Body Style 2 Door Coupe 3 Door Coupe
Vehicle Name Honda Civic del Sol Mitsubishi Eclipse
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear Independent Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Trailing Arms w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Independent Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) NA NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) .83 .63
 
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