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Selected Style 3-Door Coupe GS 2.4L Manual
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Spyder 2.4L Manual GS 23 31 $23,810 $25,149
2-Door Spyder 2.4L Sportronic Automatic GS 21 28 $24,755 $26,149
2-Door Spyder 3.0L Manual GT 20 28 $25,888 $27,349
2-Door Spyder 3.0L Sportronic Automatic GT 20 27 $26,832 $28,349
2-Door Spyder 3.0L Manual GTS 20 28 $28,155 $29,749
2-Door Spyder 3.0L Sportronic Automatic GTS 20 27 $29,289 $30,949
3-Door Coupe 2.4L Manual GS 23 31 $18,638 $19,699
3-Door Coupe 2.4L Sportronic Automatic GS 21 28 $19,582 $20,699
3-Door Coupe 3.0L Manual GT 20 29 $21,896 $23,149
3-Door Coupe 3.0L Sportronic Automatic GT 20 28 $22,840 $24,149
3-Door Coupe 3.0L Manual GTS 20 29 $23,549 $24,899
3-Door Coupe 3.0L Sportronic Automatic GTS 21 28 $24,683 $26,099
2-Door Convertible Manual (SE)
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Convertible Manual 26 32 $22,754 $25,145
2-Door Convertible Manual SEQ 26 33 $23,659 $26,145
Pricing
Invoice Price
$18,638
$22,754
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$19,699
$25,145
Monthly Payment Estimate
$328 / month
$419 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 23 mpg 26 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 31 mpg 32 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Sub-Compact 2-Seater
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in) 51.9 49.8
Second Leg Room (in) 30.2 -
Front Head Room (in) 37.9 37.3
Passenger Volume (ft³) 79.5 48
Second Hip Room (in) 44.7 -
Front Shoulder Room (in) 52.3 51.0
Second Head Room (in) 34.9 -
Passenger Capacity 4 2
Second Shoulder Room (in) 52.0 -
Front Leg Room (in) 42.3 42.2
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in) NA NA
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 68.9 66.7
Track Width, Front (in) 59.4 58.1
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.8 4.9
Length, Overall (in) 176.8 153.0
Height, Overall (in) 51.6 48.8
Track Width, Rear (in) 59.4 57.5
Wheelbase (in) 100.8 96.5
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 16.9 1.9
Brakes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 9.0 x - TBD - NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.9 x 0.8 10.0 x 0.8
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 10.3 x 0.6
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 16.4 12.7
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.15 2.7
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 36.5 - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 17.0 13.6
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 35.4 34.8
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size P205/55HR16 P215/45R16
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P205/55HR16 P185/55R15
Spare Tire Size T125/70D15 P185/55R15
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA N/A
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2965 2195
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6 15 x 6
Spare Wheel Size (in) 15 x - TBD - 15 x 6
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6 16 x 7
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 7.4 11.0
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 525 - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 90 80
Engine
Displacement 2.4L/143 1.8L/110
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 147 @ 5500 138 @ 6400
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas I4
Fuel System MPFI SEFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 158 @ 4000 125 @ 4400
Engine Order Code 4G64 NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 31 32
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 23 26
Transmission
Clutch Size (in) NA - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.38 1.39
Trans Type 5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.77 0.82
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.36 3.25
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.95 1.90
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.72 4.31
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.03 1.03
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.58 3.17
Summary
Vehicle Name Mitsubishi Eclipse Toyota MR2 Spyder
Body Style 3 Door Coupe 2-Seat Roadster
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.70 0.59
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 Dual Link Indep
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs MacPherson Strut
 
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