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Selected Style 3-Door Coupe GS 2.4L Manual
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
3-Door Coupe 2.4L Manual GS 23 30 $18,344 $19,399
3-Door Coupe 2.4L Sportronic Automatic GS 23 29 $19,196 $20,299
3-Door Coupe 3.8L Manual GT 18 27 $22,411 $23,699
3-Door Coupe 3.8L Sportronic Automatic GT 19 28 $23,261 $24,599
2-Door Coupe MT
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe MT 27 34 $18,548 $20,325
2-Door Coupe AT 25 34 $19,368 $21,225
2-Door Coupe MT Leather 27 34 $19,595 $21,475
2-Door Coupe AT Leather 25 34 $20,415 $22,375
2-Door Coupe 6-spd MT Type-S Leather 23 31 $21,753 $23,845
Pricing
Invoice Price
$18,344
$18,548
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$19,399
$20,325
Monthly Payment Estimate
$323 / month
$339 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 23 mpg 27 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 30 mpg 34 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Sub-Compact Sub-Compact
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Capacity 4 4
Second Shoulder Room (in) 51.2 51.3
Front Leg Room (in) 42.8 43.1
Front Hip Room (in) 53.7 51.1
Second Leg Room (in) 29.2 29.2
Front Head Room (in) 38.5 37.8
Passenger Volume (ft³) 81.6 81.0
Second Hip Room (in) 44.4 46.2
Front Shoulder Room (in) 54.2 52.6
Second Head Room (in) 34.6 34.1
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in) 53.5 54.9
Track Width, Rear (in) 61.8 58.5
Wheelbase (in) 101.4 101.2
Liftover Height (in) NA - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 72.2 67.9
Track Width, Front (in) 61.8 58.5
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.8 6.0
Length, Overall (in) 179.7 172.4
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 15.7 -
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³) - 16.0
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (ft³) - - TBD -
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.3 x - TBD - 10.2 x 0.35
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.6 x - TBD - 10.3 x 0.82
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 17.7 13.2
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 40 38.1
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Variable Pwr
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.64 2.59
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 17.1 14.9
Tires
Spare Tire Size T125/70D16 - TBD -
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P225/50VR17 P205/55VR16
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P225/50VR17 P205/55VR16
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3274 2734
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7.5 16" x 6.5"
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Steel - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7.5 16" x 6.5"
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x - TBD - - TBD -
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - 6.8
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 110 110
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 525 - TBD -
Engine
Fuel System MPFI PGM-FI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 162 @ 4000 139 @ 4000
Engine Order Code 4G69 NA
Displacement 2.4L/145 2.0L/122
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 162 @ 6000 155 @ 6500
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas I4
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 30 34
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 23 27
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.31 4.39
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.03 0.92
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.58 3.27
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.38 1.21
Trans Type 5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.77 0.74
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front-Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.36 3.58
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.95 1.88
Trans Order Code NA NA
Summary
Body Style 3 Door Coupe 3 Door Coupe
Vehicle Name Mitsubishi Eclipse Acura RSX
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-Link Double-Wishbone
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.79 0.75
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Control Link
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.87 1.00
 
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