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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 Standard
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe Standard 19 28 $17,703 $19,115
2-Door Coupe Deluxe 19 28 $17,793 $19,215
2-Door Coupe Premium 19 28 $18,581 $20,090
2-Door Coupe GT Deluxe 17 25 $23,126 $25,140
2-Door Coupe GT Premium 17 25 $24,188 $26,320
2-Door Convertible Standard 19 28 $22,046 $23,940
2-Door Convertible Deluxe 19 28 $22,136 $24,040
2-Door Convertible Premium 19 28 $22,923 $24,915
2-Door Convertible GT Deluxe 17 25 $27,469 $29,965
2-Door Convertible GT Premium 17 25 $28,530 $31,145
Pricing
Invoice Price
$18,344
$17,703
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$19,399
$19,115
Monthly Payment Estimate
$323 / month
$319 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 23 mpg 19 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 30 mpg 28 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Sub-Compact Subcompact
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Capacity 4 4
Second Shoulder Room (in) 51.2 53.4
Front Leg Room (in) 42.8 42.7
Front Hip Room (in) 53.7 53.6
Second Leg Room (in) 29.2 30.3
Front Head Room (in) 38.5 38.6
Passenger Volume (ft³) 81.6 97.9
Second Hip Room (in) 44.4 46.8
Front Shoulder Room (in) 54.2 55.4
Second Head Room (in) 34.6 34.7
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in) 53.5 55.4
Track Width, Rear (in) 61.8 63.0
Wheelbase (in) 101.4 107.1
Liftover Height (in) NA - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 72.2 73.9
Track Width, Front (in) 61.8 62.8
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.8 5.73
Length, Overall (in) 179.7 187.6
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 15.7 13.1
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.3 x - TBD - 11.8 x 0.75
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 - 11.4 x 1.18
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 17.7 16.0
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 40 33.4
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.64 3.13
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 17.1 15.7
Tires
Spare Tire Size T125/70D16 Compact
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P225/50VR17 P215/65R16
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P225/50VR17 P215/65R16
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
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
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3274 3352
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7.5 16 x - TBD -
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7.5 16 x - TBD -
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x - TBD - Compact
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - 12.5
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 110 - TBD -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 525 - TBD -
Engine
Fuel System MPFI SEFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 162 @ 4000 240 @ 3500
Engine Order Code 4G69 99N
Displacement 2.4L/145 4.0L/244
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 162 @ 6000 210 @ 5300
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas V6
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 30 28
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 23 19
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.31 3.31
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.03 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Manual
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.58 3.75
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.38 1.41
Trans Type 5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.77 0.72
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.36 3.53
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.95 2.19
Trans Order Code NA 44F
Summary
Body Style 3 Door Coupe 2 Door Coupe
Vehicle Name Mitsubishi Eclipse Ford Mustang
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-Link 3-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.79 N/A
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.87 1.13
 
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