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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 Convertible Base Automatic
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Convertible Automatic Base 22 28 $19,548 $21,180
2-Door Convertible Manual Base 23 28 $19,548 $21,180
2-Door Convertible 5-Speed Manual LS 23 28 $22,081 $23,930
2-Door Convertible 6-Speed Manual LS 23 28 $22,081 $23,930
2-Door Convertible Automatic LS 22 28 $22,081 $23,930
2-Door Convertible SE Special Edition 23 28 $23,725 $25,715
Pricing
Invoice Price
$16,775
$19,548
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$17,987
$21,180
Monthly Payment Estimate
$300 / month
$353 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 22 mpg 22 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 30 mpg 28 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Sub-Compact Two Seater
Interior Dimensions
Front Leg Room (in) 42.3 42.8
Front Hip Room (in) 51.9 - TBD -
Second Leg Room (in) 30.2 -
Front Head Room (in) 37.9 37.1
Passenger Volume (ft³) 79.3 46
Second Hip Room (in) 44.7 -
Front Shoulder Room (in) 52.5 49.7
Second Head Room (in) 34.9 -
Passenger Capacity 4 2
Second Shoulder Room (in) 52.0 -
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in) 59.4 56.7
Wheelbase (in) 100.8 89.2
Liftover Height (in) NA - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 68.9 66.0
Track Width, Front (in) 59.4 55.7
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.8 4.0
Length, Overall (in) 175.4 155.7
Height, Overall (in) 51.6 48.4
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (ft³) NA -
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³) NA -
Trunk Volume (ft³) - 5.1
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) NA 9.90 x - TBD -
Brake Type Pwr 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) 10.1 x - TBD - 10.0 x - TBD -
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 12.7
Steering
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Variable pwr assist
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.15 2.7
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 38.1 - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 17.0 15.1
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 35.4 30.2
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P195/65HR15 P195/50VR15
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P195/65HR15 P195/50VR15
Spare Tire Size Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A N/A
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2822 2429
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6 15 x 6
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Alloy
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6 15 x 6
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Alloy
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) NA 6.3
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 90 80
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 525 - TBD -
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 158 @ 4000 125 @ 5000
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 2.4L 1.8L/110
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 147 @ 5500 142 @ 7000
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas I4
Fuel System SMPI EMPI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 30 28
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 22 22
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA -
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.58 2.45
Clutch Size (in) NA N/A
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.38 1.00
Trans Type 5 4
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.77 NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA Electronic
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.36 2.22
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.95 1.45
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.72 4.10
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.03 0.73
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Automatic
Summary
Body Style 3 Door Coupe 2 Door Convertible
Vehicle Name Mitsubishi Eclipse Mazda MX-5 Miata
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) NA - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut Double Wishbone
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) NA - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) NA - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.67 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Ind. Multi-link Double Wishbone
 
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