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Selected Style 2-Door Coupe Base Manual
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe Manual Base 26 34 $18,011 $20,195
2-Door Coupe Automatic Base 23 31 $18,011 $20,195
2-Door Coupe Manual LS 21 26 $22,109 $24,795
2-Door Coupe Automatic LS 20 26 $22,109 $24,795
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
$18,011
$12,440
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$20,195
$13,830
Monthly Payment Estimate
$337 / month
$231 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 26 mpg 22 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 34 mpg 33 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Sub-Compact Sub-Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in) - TBD - 47.2
Front Shoulder Room (in) 53.5 53.1
Second Head Room (in) 34.7 34.3
Passenger Capacity 4 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 50.9 51.2
Front Leg Room (in) 44.0 43.3
Front Hip Room (in) - TBD - 55.1
Second Leg Room (in) 27.7 28.4
Passenger Volume (ft³) 91.3 79.1
Front Head Room (in) 38.1 37.9
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD - 5.4
Length, Overall (in) 181.5 172.2
Height, Overall (in) 51.6 50.2
Track Width, Rear (in) 59.1 59.3
Wheelbase (in) 102.8 98.8
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 68.9 68.3
Track Width, Front (in) 59.1 59.4
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 12.4 -
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³) - 16.6
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (ft³) - - TBD -
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Brake ABS System NA NA
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) 9.00 x 1.46 9 x - TBD -
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.16 x 0.94 10 x - TBD -
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 15.5 16.9
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 17.8 14.58
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 34.8 38.1
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Power Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.9 2.4
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P195/65R14 185/70R14
Spare Tire Size T125/70D15 T125/70D15
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P195/65R14 185/70R14
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A - TBD -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2625 2767
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in) 15 x 4 15 x - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 14 x 5.5 14 x 5.5
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 14 x 5.5 14 x 5.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 6.6 7.4
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 80 90
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 582 - TBD -
Engine
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas I4
Fuel System MFI SFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 127 @ 4500 130 @ 4800
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 2.0L/122 2.0L/122
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 118 @ 5500 140 @ 6000
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 26 22
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 34 33
Transmission
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.166 3.416
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.833 2.125
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.105 3.944
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.914 1.029
Trans Description Cont. Manual Manual
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.307 3.538
Clutch Size (in) 8.86 - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.233 1.360
Trans Type 5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.717 0.810
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Summary
Body Style 2-Door Coupe 3 Door Coupe
Vehicle Name Mazda MX6 Mitsubishi Eclipse
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 32 - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.00 .63
Suspension Type - Rear Independent Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 32 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Independent Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.47 NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
 
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