Compare 1997 Mitsubishi Eclipse vs 1997 Ford Probe

1997 Mitsubishi Eclipse
1997 Ford Probe
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3-Door Coupe Manual Base
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
3-Door Coupe Manual Base 22 33 $12,440 $13,830
3-Door Coupe Automatic Base 21 31 $13,051 $14,510
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
2-Door Convertible Spyder Manual GS 22 30 $17,340 $19,940
2-Door Convertible Spyder Automatic GS 21 28 $17,957 $20,650
3-Door Coupe Turbo Manual GS-T 21 31 $18,424 $21,190
3-Door Coupe Turbo Automatic GS-T 21 27 $19,154 $22,020
3-Door Coupe Turbo Manual AWD GSX 21 28 $19,963 $23,220
3-Door Coupe Turbo Automatic AWD GSX 19 25 $20,694 $24,070
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
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3-Door HB
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
3-Door HB 26 33 $13,152 $14,355
3-Door HB GT 21 27 $15,377 $16,855
Pricing
Invoice Price
$12,440
$13,152
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$13,830
$14,355
Monthly Payment Estimate
$231 / month
$239 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
22 mpg 26 mpg
Highway
33 mpg 33 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Sub-Compact Subcompact
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in)
55.1 53.9
Second Leg Room (in)
28.4 28.5
Front Head Room (in)
37.9 37.8
Passenger Volume (ft³)
79.1 80.0
Second Hip Room (in)
47.2 48.6
Front Shoulder Room (in)
53.1 52.0
Second Head Room (in)
34.3 34.8
Passenger Capacity
5 4
Second Shoulder Room (in)
51.2 53.9
Front Leg Room (in)
43.3 43.1
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in)
59.3 59.8
Wheelbase (in)
98.8 102.8
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - N/A
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
68.3 69.8
Track Width, Front (in)
59.4 59.8
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.4 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in)
172.2 178.7
Height, Overall (in)
50.2 51.6
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (ft³)
- TBD - N/A
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³)
16.6 18.8
Brakes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
9 x - TBD - 9.0 x 1.46
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10 x - TBD - 10.2 x 0.94
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
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
16.9 15.5
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.4 2.9
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
14.58 17.0
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
38.1 35.8
Steering Type
Power Rack & Pinion Power Rack & Pinion
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
185/70R14 P195/65R14
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
185/70R14 P195/65R14
Spare Tire Size
T125/70D15 T125/70D15
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA N/A
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
2767 2696
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
14 x 5.5 14 x 5.5
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material
- TBD - Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
14 x 5.5 14 x 5.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
15 x - TBD - 15 x 4.0
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
7.4 7.4
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - 582
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
90 80
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
130 @ 4800 127 @ 4500
Engine Order Code
NA 99A
Displacement
2.0L/122 2.0L/122
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
140 @ 6000 118 @ 5500
Engine Type
Gas I4 Gas I4
Fuel System
SFI EFI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
33 33
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
22 26
Transmission
Clutch Size (in)
- TBD - 8.86
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.360 1.23
Trans Type
5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.810 0.72
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.416 3.17
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.125 1.83
Trans Order Code
NA 445
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.944 4.10
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.029 0.91
Trans Description Cont.
Manual Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.538 3.31
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
- NA
Summary
Vehicle Name
Mitsubishi Eclipse Ford Probe
Body Style
3 Door Coupe 3 Door Hatchback
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - 32
Suspension Type - Front
Independent MacPherson strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
NA 0.47
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - 32
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
.63 1.00
Suspension Type - Rear
Independent Quadralink
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs

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