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Selected Style 2-Door Coupe Manual
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe Manual 22 28 $16,437 $18,359
2-Door Coupe Automatic 21 27 $17,153 $19,159
2-Door Coupe Manual SE 22 28 $19,695 $21,999
2-Door Coupe Automatic SE 21 27 $20,411 $22,799
2-Door Coupe Manual LE 22 28 $21,888 $24,449
2-Door Coupe Automatic LE 21 27 $22,605 $25,249
3-Door Coupe RS Manual
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
3-Door Coupe Manual RS 23 33 $13,671 $15,740
3-Door Coupe Automatic RS 21 30 $14,289 $16,430
3-Door Coupe Manual GS 23 33 $15,541 $17,880
3-Door Coupe Automatic GS 21 30 $16,158 $18,580
3-Door Coupe Turbo Manual GS-T 23 31 $19,093 $21,960
3-Door Coupe Turbo Manual AWD GSX 21 28 $21,767 $25,320
3-Door Coupe Turbo Automatic GS-T 20 27 $19,830 $22,800
3-Door Coupe Turbo Automatic AWD GSX 19 25 $22,498 $26,170
2-Door Convertible Spyder Manual GS 22 30 $18,434 $21,200
2-Door Convertible Spyder Automatic GS 21 28 $19,057 $21,920
2-Door Convertible Spyder Turbo Manual GS-T 23 31 $23,186 $26,660
2-Door Convertible Spyder Turbo Automatic GS-T 20 26 $23,931 $27,520
Pricing
Invoice Price
$16,437
$13,671
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$18,359
$15,740
Monthly Payment Estimate
$306 / month
$262 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 22 mpg 23 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 28 mpg 33 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Mini-Compact Sub-Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in) 34.3 34.3
Passenger Capacity 4 4
Second Shoulder Room (in) 50.4 51.2
Front Leg Room (in) 42.6 43.3
Front Hip Room (in) 51.0 55.1
Second Leg Room (in) 21.7 28.4
Front Head Room (in) 38.3 37.9
Passenger Volume (ft³) 70.8 79.1
Second Hip Room (in) 42.2 47.2
Front Shoulder Room (in) 52.0 53.1
Exterior Dimensions
Length, Overall (in) 177.2 172.4
Height, Overall (in) 51.0 49.8
Track Width, Rear (in) 57.9 59.3
Wheelbase (in) 99.4 98.8
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - 37.6
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 68.1 68.3
Track Width, Front (in) 58.3 59.4
Min Ground Clearance (in) 4.5 5.0
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 8.5 -
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³) - 16.6
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (ft³) - 34.0
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.1 x 0.35 NA
Brake Type Power Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA 9.0 x - TBD -
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.0 x 0.87 10.0 x 0.9
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA Yes
Brake ABS System NA NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 17.2 15.9
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 31.5 38.1
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Power Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.1 2.40
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 34.6 40.0
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 17.2 14.58
Tires
Front Tire Size P195/60HR15 P195/70HR14
Spare Tire Size T125/70D15 T125/70D15
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P195/60HR15 P195/70HR14
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2741 2754
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6.0 14 x 5.5
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6.0 14 x 5.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) 15 x 4.0 15 x 4
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 7.1 7.4
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 80 90
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 356 525
Engine
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas I4
Fuel System SFI SFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 160 @ 4400 130 @ 4800
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 2.4L/146 2.0L/122
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 155 @ 5600 140 @ 6000
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 28 33
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 22 23
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.08 3.944
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.029
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Manual
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.32 3.538
Clutch Size (in) 8.86 8.858
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.31 1.360
Trans Type 5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.76 0.810
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA -
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.38 3.417
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.90 2.125
Trans Order Code NA NA
Summary
Body Style 2 Door Coupe 3 Door Coupe
Vehicle Name Nissan 240SX Mitsubishi Eclipse
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.06 0.63
Suspension Type - Rear Independent Ind. Multi-link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Multi-Link w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 25 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Independent Strut Ind. Multi-link
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) NA NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 30 - TBD -
 
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