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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 31 $16,192 $17,697
3-Door Coupe Automatic RS 21 28 $16,924 $18,497
3-Door Coupe Manual GS 23 31 $17,427 $19,047
3-Door Coupe Sportronic GS 20 27 $18,342 $20,047
3-Door Coupe Manual GT 20 28 $18,470 $20,187
3-Door Coupe Sportronic GT 20 27 $19,385 $21,187
3-Door Coupe Manual w/Premium Pkg GT 20 28 $18,470 $20,187
3-Door Coupe Sportronic w/Premium Pkg GT 20 27 $19,385 $21,187
2-Door Coupe
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe 20 29 $15,292 $16,710
2-Door Coupe GT 17 25 $19,292 $21,205
2-Door Coupe SVT Cobra 17 24 $24,988 $27,605
2-Door Convertible 20 29 $19,609 $21,560
2-Door Convertible GT 17 25 $23,080 $25,460
2-Door Convertible SVT Cobra 17 24 $28,548 $31,605
Pricing
Invoice Price
$16,192
$15,292
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$17,697
$16,710
Monthly Payment Estimate
$295 / month
$279 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 23 mpg 20 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 31 mpg 29 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Sub-Compact Subcompact
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in) 30.2 29.9
Front Head Room (in) 37.9 38.1
Passenger Volume (ft³) 77.6 83.0
Second Hip Room (in) 44.7 47.4
Front Shoulder Room (in) 52.2 53.6
Second Head Room (in) 34.9 35.5
Passenger Capacity 4 4
Second Shoulder Room (in) 52.0 52.1
Front Leg Room (in) 42.3 42.6
Front Hip Room (in) 51.9 52.8
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in) 59.4 60.2
Min Ground Clearance (in) 4.7 4.3
Length, Overall (in) 175.4 183.2
Height, Overall (in) 50.4 53.3
Track Width, Rear (in) 59.4 60.6
Wheelbase (in) 100.8 101.3
Liftover Height (in) 37.5 28.3
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 68.9 73.1
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (ft³) 34.0 -
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³) 16.9 -
Trunk Volume (ft³) - 10.9
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.0 X .95 10.8 x 1.02
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 .55
Brake Type Power Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 9.0 X 1.58 NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 16.4 15.7
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 38.1 - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 17.0 15.0
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 35.8 37.1
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Power Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.15 2.62
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code NA T32
Front Tire Size P195/65HR15 P205/65R15
Spare Tire Size T125/70D15 T125/90R15
Front Tire Order Code NA T32
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P195/65HR15 P205/65R15
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A 100
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A 1000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2822 3066
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6 15 x 7.0
Spare Wheel Size (in) 15 x 4 15 x 4
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6 15 x 7.0
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 7.4 12.6
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 525 540
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 90 115
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 154 @ 5500 190 @ 5250
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas V6
Fuel System SMPI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 163 @ 4000 220 @ 2750
Engine Order Code 4G64 994
Displacement 2.4L/143.4 3.8L/232
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 23 20
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 31 29
Transmission
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.767 0.68
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.363 3.15
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.947 1.99
Trans Order Code NA 445
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.722 3.27
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.030 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.583 3.35
Clutch Size (in) 8.858 47.6
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.379 1.33
Trans Type 5 5
Summary
Vehicle Name Mitsubishi Eclipse Ford Mustang
Body Style 3 Door Coupe 2 Door Coupe
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) NA NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 32 32.0
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) .63 1.02
Suspension Type - Rear Ind. Multi-link Four-bar link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 25 30.1
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut MacPherson strut
 
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