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Selected Style 3-Door Coupe RS Manual
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
3-Door Coupe Manual RS 23 33 $13,671 $15,740
3-Door Coupe Automatic RS 21 30 $14,289 $16,430
3-Door Coupe Manual GS 23 33 $15,541 $17,880
3-Door Coupe Automatic GS 21 30 $16,158 $18,580
3-Door Coupe Turbo Manual GS-T 23 31 $19,093 $21,960
3-Door Coupe Turbo Manual AWD GSX 21 28 $21,767 $25,320
3-Door Coupe Turbo Automatic GS-T 20 27 $19,830 $22,800
3-Door Coupe Turbo Automatic AWD GSX 19 25 $22,498 $26,170
2-Door Convertible Spyder Manual GS 22 30 $18,434 $21,200
2-Door Convertible Spyder Automatic GS 21 28 $19,057 $21,920
2-Door Convertible Spyder Turbo Manual GS-T 23 31 $23,186 $26,660
2-Door Convertible Spyder Turbo Automatic GS-T 20 26 $23,931 $27,520
2-Door Coupe
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe 20 29 $14,819 $16,150
2-Door Convertible 20 29 $18,824 $20,650
2-Door Coupe GT 17 25 $18,379 $20,150
2-Door Convertible GT 17 25 $21,939 $24,150
2-Door Coupe SVT Cobra 17 26 $23,327 $25,710
2-Door Convertible SVT Cobra 17 26 $25,819 $28,510
Pricing
Invoice Price
$13,671
$14,819
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$15,740
$16,150
Monthly Payment Estimate
$262 / month
$269 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating Read Our Full Review
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 23 mpg 20 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 33 mpg 29 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Sub-Compact Subcompact
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in) 34.3 35.9
Passenger Capacity 4 4
Second Shoulder Room (in) 51.2 52.1
Front Leg Room (in) 43.3 42.6
Front Hip Room (in) 55.1 52.8
Second Leg Room (in) 28.4 30.3
Front Head Room (in) 37.9 38.2
Passenger Volume (ft³) 79.1 83.0
Second Hip Room (in) 47.2 47.4
Front Shoulder Room (in) 53.1 53.6
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.0 4.3
Length, Overall (in) 172.4 181.5
Height, Overall (in) 49.8 53.2
Track Width, Rear (in) 59.3 59.2
Wheelbase (in) 98.8 101.3
Liftover Height (in) 37.6 28.3
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 68.3 71.8
Track Width, Front (in) 59.4 60.4
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³) 16.6 -
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (ft³) 34.0 -
Trunk Volume (ft³) - 10.9
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes NA
Brake ABS System NA NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) NA Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) NA 10.5 x 0.55
Brake Type Power Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 9.0 x - TBD - NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.0 x 0.9 10.8 x 1.02
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 15.9 15.7
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 14.58 15.0
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 38.1 38.3
Steering Type Power Rack & Pinion Power Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.40 2.38
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 40.0 - TBD -
Tires
Front Tire Size P195/70HR14 P205/65R15
Spare Tire Size T125/70D15 T125/90R15
Front Tire Order Code NA T32
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P195/70HR14 P205/65R15
Rear Tire Order Code NA T32
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - 1000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - 100
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2754 3073
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in) 15 x 4 15 x 4.0
Rear Wheel Material Steel Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 14 x 5.5 15 x 7.0
Front Wheel Material Steel Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 14 x 5.5 15 x 7.0
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 7.4 12.6
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 90 130
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 525 540
Engine
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas V6
Fuel System SFI EFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 130 @ 4800 215 @ 2750
Engine Order Code NA 994
Displacement 2.0L/122 3.8L/232
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 140 @ 6000 150 @ 4000
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 33 29
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 23 20
Transmission
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.417 3.15
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.125 1.93
Trans Order Code NA 445
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.944 2.73
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.029 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Manual Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.538 3.35
Clutch Size (in) 8.858 11.02
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.360 1.29
Trans Type 5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.810 0.73
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) - NA
Summary
Body Style 3 Door Coupe 2 Door Coupe
Vehicle Name Mitsubishi Eclipse Ford Mustang
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.63 1.06
Suspension Type - Rear Ind. Multi-link Four-bar link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - 30
Suspension Type - Front Ind. Multi-link MacPherson strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) NA NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - 32
 
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