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Selected Style 3-Door Coupe RS 2.4L Manual
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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 Sportronic GT 20 27 $20,654 $22,147
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
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
2-Door Coupe Standard
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe Standard 20 29 $16,142 $17,475
2-Door Coupe Deluxe 20 29 $16,687 $18,080
2-Door Coupe Premium 20 29 $17,691 $19,195
2-Door Coupe GT Deluxe 18 26 $21,313 $23,220
2-Door Coupe GT Premium 18 26 $22,366 $24,390
2-Door Convertible Deluxe 20 29 $21,115 $23,000
2-Door Convertible Premium 19 27 $23,442 $25,585
2-Door Convertible GT Deluxe 18 26 $25,142 $27,475
2-Door Convertible GT Premium 18 26 $26,195 $28,645
Pricing
Invoice Price
$16,864
$16,142
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$18,087
$17,475
Monthly Payment Estimate
$301 / month
$291 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 23 mpg 20 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 30 mpg 29 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Sub-Compact Subcompact
Interior Dimensions
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
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
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in) 59.4 60.2
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.9 4.3
Length, Overall (in) 175.4 183.2
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
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
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
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
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 16.4 15.7
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 17.0 15.0
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 35.4 37.1
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.15 2.62
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P195/65HR15 P225/55R16
Spare Tire Size T125/70D16 T125/90R15
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P195/65HR15 P225/55R16
Trailering
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
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A 100
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2855 3066
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6 16 x 7.0
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x 4 15 x 4
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6 16 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) 90 130
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 147 @ 5500 193 @ 5500
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas V6
Fuel System SMPI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 158 @ 4000 225 @ 2800
Engine Order Code 4G64 NA
Displacement 2.4L 3.8L/232
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 23 20
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 30 29
Transmission
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
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
Summary
Vehicle Name Mitsubishi Eclipse Ford Mustang
Body Style 3 Door Coupe 2 Door Coupe
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - 32.0
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.63 1.02
Suspension Type - Rear Indep Multi-link Four-bar link
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
 
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