Compare 2004 Mitsubishi Eclipse vs 2004 Ford Mustang

2004 Mitsubishi Eclipse
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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 31 $17,378 $18,399
3-Door Coupe 2.4L Automatic RS 21 27 $18,134 $19,199
3-Door Coupe 2.4L Manual GS 23 31 $18,370 $19,449
3-Door Coupe 2.4L Sportronic Automatic GS 21 27 $19,220 $20,349
3-Door Coupe 3.0L Manual GT 20 29 $20,448 $21,649
3-Door Coupe 3.0L Sportronic Automatic GT 20 28 $21,297 $22,549
2-Door Spyder 2.4L Manual GS 23 31 $23,140 $24,499
3-Door Coupe 3.0L Manual GTS 20 29 $23,281 $24,649
2-Door Spyder 2.4L Sportronic Automatic GS 20 26 $24,085 $25,499
3-Door Coupe 3.0L Sportronic Automatic GTS 20 28 $24,368 $25,799
2-Door Spyder 3.0L Manual GT 20 29 $25,218 $26,699
2-Door Spyder 3.0L Sportronic Automatic GT 20 28 $26,162 $27,699
2-Door Spyder 3.0L Manual GTS 20 29 $27,532 $29,149
2-Door Spyder 3.0L Sportronic Automatic GTS 20 28 $28,713 $30,399
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2-Door Coupe Standard
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe Standard 20 29 $16,706 $18,150
2-Door Coupe Deluxe 20 29 $17,362 $18,880
2-Door Coupe Premium 20 29 $17,951 $19,535
2-Door Coupe GT Deluxe 17 25 $21,677 $23,675
2-Door Convertible Deluxe 20 29 $21,867 $23,885
2-Door Coupe GT Premium 17 25 $22,730 $24,845
2-Door Convertible Premium 19 27 $23,779 $26,010
2-Door Convertible GT Deluxe 17 25 $25,583 $28,015
2-Door Convertible GT Premium 17 25 $26,637 $29,185
2-Door Coupe Premium Mach 1 17 25 $26,696 $29,250
2-Door Coupe SVT Cobra 17 24 $32,093 $34,860
2-Door Convertible SVT Cobra 17 24 $36,078 $39,240
Pricing
Invoice Price
$17,378
$16,706
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$18,399
$18,150
Monthly Payment Estimate
$307 / month
$303 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
23 mpg 20 mpg
Highway
31 mpg 29 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Sub-Compact Subcompact
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in)
30.2 29.9
Front Head Room (in)
37.9 38.1
Passenger Volume (ft³)
79.5 83.0
Second Hip Room (in)
44.7 47.4
Front Shoulder Room (in)
52.3 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
Exterior Dimensions
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)
NA - TBD -
Length, Overall (in)
176.8 183.2
Height, Overall (in)
51.6 53.1
Track Width, Rear (in)
59.4 60.6
Wheelbase (in)
100.8 101.3
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
16.9 10.9
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.8 x 1.0 - TBD -
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 - TBD -
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
9.0 x 1.6 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 36.0
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.15 2.62
Tires
Rear Tire Size
P195/65HR15 P225/55TR16
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P195/65HR15 P225/55TR16
Spare Tire Size
Compact T125/90R15
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA 100
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA 1000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
2910 3114
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
15 x 6 16 x 7.0
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact 16 x - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
15 x 6 16 x 7.0
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
8.5 - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
525 - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
90 - TBD -
Engine
Displacement
2.4L/143 3.9L/232
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
147 @ 5500 190 @ 5250
Engine Type
Gas I4 Gas V6
Fuel System
MPFI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
158 @ 4000 220 @ 2750
Engine Order Code
NA 996
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
23 20
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
31 29
Transmission
Trans Type
5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.77 0.68
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
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
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.58 3.37
Clutch Size (in)
NA - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.38 1.33
Summary
Vehicle Name
Mitsubishi Eclipse Ford Mustang
Body Style
3 Door Coupe 2 Door Coupe
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
NA NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
NA w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - 32.0
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
0.63 1.00
Suspension Type - Rear
Indep Multi-Link Four-Bar Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - 30.1
Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson Strut MacPherson Strut

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