Compare 2002 Mitsubishi Eclipse vs 2002 Acura RSX

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3-Door Coupe 2.4L Manual RS
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
3-Door Coupe 2.4L Manual RS 23 30 $16,864 $18,087
3-Door Coupe 2.4L Automatic RS 20 28 $17,611 $18,887
3-Door Coupe 2.4L Manual GS 23 30 $17,678 $18,957
3-Door Coupe 2.4L Sportronic GS 20 27 $18,610 $19,957
3-Door Coupe 3.0L Manual GT 20 28 $19,721 $21,147
3-Door Coupe 3.0L Manual w/Prem Pkg GT 20 28 $19,721 $21,147
3-Door Coupe 3.0L Sport w/Prem Pkg GT 20 27 $20,654 $22,147
3-Door Coupe 3.0L Sportronic GT 20 27 $20,654 $22,147
2-Door Convertible Spyder 2.4L Manual GS 22 29 $22,019 $23,617
2-Door Convertible Spyder 2.4L Sportronic GS 20 27 $22,948 $24,607
2-Door Convertible Spyder 3.0L Manual GT 20 27 $23,875 $25,597
2-Door Convertible Spyder 3.0L Sportronic GT 19 26 $24,803 $26,597
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3-Door Sport Coupe Manual
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
3-Door Sport Coupe Manual 27 33 $18,192 $19,950
3-Door Sport Coupe Automatic 24 33 $19,011 $20,850
3-Door Sport Coupe Manual w/Leather 27 33 $19,102 $20,950
3-Door Sport Coupe Automatic w/Leather 24 33 $19,922 $21,850
3-Door Sport Coupe Type S 24 31 $21,124 $23,170
Pricing
Invoice Price
$16,864
$18,192
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$18,087
$19,950
Monthly Payment Estimate
$301 / month
$333 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
23 mpg 27 mpg
Highway
30 mpg 33 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Sub-Compact Sub-Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in)
34.9 30.1
Passenger Capacity
4 4
Second Shoulder Room (in)
52.0 51.3
Front Leg Room (in)
42.3 43.1
Front Hip Room (in)
51.9 51.1
Second Leg Room (in)
30.2 29.2
Front Head Room (in)
37.9 37.8
Passenger Volume (ft³)
79.3 79.2
Second Hip Room (in)
44.7 46.2
Front Shoulder Room (in)
52.5 52.6
Exterior Dimensions
Length, Overall (in)
175.4 172.2
Height, Overall (in)
51.6 55.1
Track Width, Rear (in)
59.4 58.5
Wheelbase (in)
100.8 101.2
Liftover Height (in)
NA - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
68.9 67.9
Track Width, Front (in)
59.4 58.5
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.9 6.0
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³)
NA -
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (ft³)
NA -
Trunk Volume (ft³)
- 17.8
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
NA Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
NA 10.2 x 0.35
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 - 10.3 x 0.82
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Yes NA
Brake ABS System
NA 4-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
16.4 13.2
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
35.4 38.1
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Variable Pwr
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.15 2.64
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
17.0 15.1
Tires
Front Tire Size
P195/65HR15 P205/55R16
Spare Tire Size
T125/70D16 P135/70R15
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P195/65HR15 P205/55R16
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
N/A N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
N/A N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
N/A N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
N/A N/A
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
2855 2694
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
15 x 6 16" x 6.5"
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in)
15 x 6 16" x 6.5"
Spare Wheel Size (in)
16 x 4 Compact
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
7.4 5.6
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
90 110
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
525 - TBD -
Engine
Engine Type
Gas I4 Gas I4
Fuel System
SMPI PGM-FI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
158 @ 4000 141 @ 4000
Engine Order Code
4G64 NA
Displacement
2.4L 2.0L/122
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
147 @ 5500 160 @ 6500
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
30 33
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
23 27
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.72 4.389
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.03 0.921
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)
3.58 3.267
Clutch Size (in)
NA - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.38 1.212
Trans Type
5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.77 0.738
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front-Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.36 3.583
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.95 1.880
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Summary
Body Style
3 Door Coupe 3 Door Coupe
Vehicle Name
Mitsubishi Eclipse Acura RSX
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
0.63 0.90
Suspension Type - Rear
Indep Multi-link Double-Wishbone
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
NA - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson Strut MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
NA 0.75
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs w/Control Link
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -

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