Compare 2011 Honda CR-Z vs 2010 Mitsubishi Eclipse

2011 Honda CR-Z
2010 Mitsubishi Eclipse
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3-Door Manual
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
3-Door Manual 31 37 $18,260 $19,345
3-Door CVT 35 39 $18,871 $19,995
3-Door Manual EX 31 37 $19,726 $20,905
3-Door CVT EX 35 39 $20,337 $21,555
3-Door Manual w/Navi EX 31 37 $21,418 $22,705
3-Door CVT w/Navi EX 35 39 $22,029 $23,355
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3-Door Coupe Manual GS
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
3-Door Coupe Manual GS 20 28 $19,574 $20,699
3-Door Coupe Automatic GS 20 27 $20,520 $21,699
3-Door Coupe Automatic GS Sport 20 27 $23,356 $24,699
2-Door Spyder Automatic GS 19 26 $26,311 $27,799
3-Door Coupe Manual GT 16 25 $26,562 $28,089
3-Door Coupe Automatic GT 16 24 $27,508 $29,089
2-Door Spyder Automatic GT 16 24 $30,853 $32,599
Pricing
Invoice Price
$18,260
$19,574
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$19,345
$20,699
Monthly Payment Estimate
$322 / month
$345 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.2
7.2
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2011 Honda CR-Z blazes a new trail for eco-performance—but we’re not quite following. The 2010 Mitsubishi Eclipse isn't particularly agile, but still offers head-turning styling with strong straight-line performance.
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Fuel Economy
City
31 mpg 20 mpg
Highway
37 mpg 28 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Two Seater Sub-Compact
Interior Dimensions
Front Head Room (in)
36.9 38.5
Front Shoulder Room (in)
53.8 54.2
Passenger Volume (ft³)
49.1 81.6
Front Leg Room (in)
42.7 42.8
Passenger Capacity
2 4
Front Hip Room (in)
51.5 53.7
Second Leg Room (in)
- 29.2
Second Hip Room (in)
- 44.4
Second Head Room (in)
- 34.6
Second Shoulder Room (in)
- 51.2
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Length, Overall (in)
160.6 180.4
Height, Overall (in)
54.9 53.5
Track Width, Rear (in)
59.1 61.8
Wheelbase (in)
95.9 101.4
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
68.5 72.2
Track Width, Front (in)
59.6 61.8
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
25.1 15.7
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- TBD - 11.6 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- TBD - 10.3 x - TBD -
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
10.6 17.7
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
12.8 17.1
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
35.4 40
Steering Type
Electric Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
- TBD - 2.64
Tires
Rear Tire Size
P195/55VR16 P225/50R17
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P195/55VR16 P225/50R17
Spare Tire Size
Compact T125/70D16
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
2637 3269
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
16 x 6 17 x 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact 16 x - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
16 x 6 17 x 7.5
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
4.9 - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- TBD - 110
Engine
Fuel System
MPFI MPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
128 @ 1000 - 1750 162 @ 4000
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
1.5L/91 2.4L/145
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
122 @ 6000 162 @ 6000
Engine Type
Gas/Electric I4 Gas I4
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
34 23
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
37 28
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
31 20
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.69 NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.14 3.58
Clutch Size (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.30 1.38
Trans Type
6 5
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.85 0.77
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.31 3.36
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.87 1.95
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.11 4.31
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.05 1.03
Trans Description Cont.
Manual Manual w/OD
Summary
Vehicle Name
Honda CR-Z Mitsubishi Eclipse
Body Style
3 Door Coupe 3 Door Coupe
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - 0.79
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
NA w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - 0.87
Suspension Type - Rear
Torsion Beam Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
NA w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson Strut MacPherson Strut
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
5.5 8.1
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
- TBD - 6
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
-
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
-
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
-
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
-
Overall Side Crash Rating
-
Side Barrier Rating
-
Side Barrier Rating Driver
-
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
-
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
-
Combined Side Rating Front Seat
-
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
-
Rollover Rating
-

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