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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 22 30 $16,775 $17,987
3-Door Coupe Automatic RS 20 27 $17,522 $18,787
3-Door Coupe Manual GS 22 30 $17,525 $18,797
3-Door Coupe Sportronic GS 20 27 $18,458 $19,797
3-Door Coupe Manual GT 20 28 $19,535 $20,947
3-Door Coupe Manual w/Premium Pkg GT 20 28 $19,535 $20,947
3-Door Coupe Sportronic GT 20 28 $20,467 $21,947
3-Door Coupe Sportronic w/Premium Pkg GT 20 28 $20,467 $21,947
2-Door Convertible Spyder Manual GS 22 30 $21,819 $23,407
2-Door Convertible Sypder Sportronic GS 20 27 $22,747 $24,407
2-Door Convertible Spyder Manual GT 20 27 $23,690 $25,407
2-Door Convertible Spyder Sportronic GT 19 26 $24,617 $26,407
2-Door Coupe Standard
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe Standard 19 29 $15,906 $17,095
2-Door Coupe Deluxe 19 29 $16,414 $17,660
2-Door Coupe Premium 19 29 $17,521 $18,890
2-Door Convertible Deluxe 19 29 $20,779 $22,510
2-Door Coupe GT Deluxe 18 25 $20,977 $22,730
2-Door Coupe GT Premium 18 25 $22,012 $23,880
2-Door Convertible Premium 19 27 $23,087 $25,075
2-Door Coupe GT Bullitt Edition 18 25 $24,127 $26,230
2-Door Convertible GT Deluxe 18 25 $24,807 $26,985
2-Door Convertible GT Premium 18 25 $25,841 $28,135
2-Door Coupe SVT Cobra 17 25 $26,550 $28,605
2-Door Convertible SVT Cobra 17 25 $30,190 $32,605
Pricing
Invoice Price
$16,775
$15,906
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$17,987
$17,095
Monthly Payment Estimate
$300 / month
$285 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 22 mpg 19 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 30 mpg 29 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Sub-Compact Subcompact
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in) 52.0 52.1
Front Leg Room (in) 42.3 42.6
Front Hip Room (in) 51.9 52.8
Second Leg Room (in) 30.2 29.9
Front Head Room (in) 37.9 38.1
Passenger Volume (ft³) 79.3 83.0
Second Hip Room (in) 44.7 47.4
Front Shoulder Room (in) 52.5 53.6
Second Head Room (in) 34.9 35.5
Passenger Capacity 4 4
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in) 51.6 53.1
Track Width, Rear (in) 59.4 60.6
Wheelbase (in) 100.8 101.3
Liftover Height (in) NA 28.3
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 68.9 73.1
Track Width, Front (in) 59.4 60.2
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.8 4.3
Length, Overall (in) 175.4 183.2
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (ft³) NA -
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³) NA -
Trunk Volume (ft³) - 10.9
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) NA 10.5 x .55
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 9.0 x - TBD - NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.1 x - TBD - 10.8 x 1.02
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes NA
Brake ABS System NA NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) NA Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 16.4 15.7
Steering
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.15 2.62
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 38.1 - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 17.0 15.0
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 35.4 37.1
Tires
Spare Tire Size Compact T125/90R15
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P195/65HR15 P205/65R15
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P195/65HR15 P205/65R15
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A NA
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
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2822 3066
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6 15 x 7.0
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6 15 x 7.0
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact 15 x 4
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) NA 12.6
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 90 130
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 525 540
Engine
Fuel System SMPI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 158 @ 4000 225 @ 2800
Engine Order Code NA 994
Displacement 2.4L 3.8L/232
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 147 @ 5500 193 @ 5500
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas V6
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 30 29
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 22 19
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.58 3.35
Clutch Size (in) NA - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.38 1.33
Trans Type 5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.77 0.68
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.36 3.15
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.95 1.99
Trans Order Code NA 445
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.72 3.27
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.03 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Manual w/OD
Summary
Body Style 3 Door Coupe 2 Door Coupe
Vehicle Name Mitsubishi Eclipse Ford Mustang
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) NA 30.1
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut MacPherson strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) NA NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) NA 32.0
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.67 1.02
Suspension Type - Rear Ind. Multi-link Four-bar link
 
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