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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 Convertible GL Manual
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Convertible Manual GL 24 31 $17,947 $19,600
2-Door Convertible Automatic GL 23 29 $18,811 $20,475
2-Door Convertible Manual GLS 24 31 $18,856 $20,600
2-Door Convertible Automatic GLS 23 29 $19,720 $21,475
2-Door Convertible Manual GLX 24 31 $20,400 $22,300
2-Door Convertible Automatic GLX 23 29 $21,264 $23,175
Pricing
Invoice Price
$16,864
$17,947
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$18,087
$19,600
Monthly Payment Estimate
$301 / month
$327 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 23 mpg 24 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 30 mpg 31 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Sub-Compact Sub-Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in) 30.2 31.1
Front Head Room (in) 37.9 38.7
Passenger Volume (ft³) 79.3 82
Second Hip Room (in) 44.7 - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in) 52.5 54.1
Second Head Room (in) 34.9 36.6
Passenger Capacity 4 4
Second Shoulder Room (in) 52.0 46.5
Front Leg Room (in) 42.3 42.3
Front Hip Room (in) 51.9 - TBD -
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in) NA - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 68.9 66.7
Track Width, Front (in) 59.4 57.6
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.9 4.4
Length, Overall (in) 175.4 160.4
Height, Overall (in) 51.6 56.0
Track Width, Rear (in) 59.4 56.2
Wheelbase (in) 100.8 97.4
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (ft³) NA -
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³) NA -
Trunk Volume (ft³) - 8.0
Brakes
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.1 x - TBD - 10.1 x 0.79
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes NA
Brake ABS System NA 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) NA Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) NA 8.90 x 0.39
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 9.0 x - TBD - NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 16.4 14.5
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.15 3.17
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 17.0 17.8
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 35.4 34.8
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size P195/65HR15 P195/60HR14
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P195/65HR15 P195/60HR14
Spare Tire Size T125/70D16 Compact
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare 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) 2855 2825
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6 14 x 6
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x 4 Compact
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6 14 x 6
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 7.4 6.7
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 525 60
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 90 90
Engine
Displacement 2.4L 2.0L/121
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 147 @ 5500 115 @ 5200
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas I4
Fuel System SMPI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 158 @ 4000 122 @ 2600
Engine Order Code 4G64 NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 23 24
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 30 31
Transmission
Clutch Size (in) NA - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.38 1.29
Trans Type 5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.77 0.81
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.36 3.17
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.95 1.94
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.72 3.67
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.03 0.97
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 3.45
Summary
Vehicle Name Mitsubishi Eclipse Volkswagen Cabrio
Body Style 3 Door Coupe 2 Door Convertible
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) NA NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs MacPherson Strut
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.63 0.79
Suspension Type - Rear Indep Multi-link Torsion Beam
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) NA - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut Independent
 
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