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Selected Style 2-Door Coupe Competition
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Competition 29 41 $10,681 $11,300
4-Door Sedan Highline 29 41 $10,797 $11,680
2-Door Coupe Highline 29 41 $10,617 $11,480
2-Door Coupe Competition 29 41 $10,497 $11,100
2-Door Coupe DE 1.5L Manual
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe 1.5L Manual DE 33 40 $9,842 $10,830
2-Door Coupe 1.8L Manual LS 29 36 $12,725 $14,330
2-Door Coupe 1.8L Automatic LS 26 33 $13,343 $15,010
2-Door Coupe 1.5L Automatic DE 28 36 $10,460 $11,550
4-Door Sedan 1.5L Automatic DE 28 36 $11,617 $13,070
4-Door Sedan 1.5L Manual DE 33 40 $10,998 $12,360
4-Door Sedan 1.8L Manual LS 29 36 $11,836 $13,300
4-Door Sedan 1.8L Automatic LS 26 33 $12,454 $13,980
Pricing
Invoice Price
$10,497
$9,842
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$11,100
$10,830
Monthly Payment Estimate
$185 / month
$181 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 29 mpg 33 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 41 mpg 40 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Compact Sub-compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in) 54.8 53.2
Front Leg Room (in) 42.5 43.0
Front Hip Room (in) 50.3 53.2
Second Leg Room (in) 35.1 31.1
Passenger Volume (ft³) 91.2 85.6
Front Head Room (in) 39.6 38.6
Second Hip Room (in) 53.9 47.6
Front Shoulder Room (in) 52.0 53.6
Second Head Room (in) 36.5 35.8
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in) 54.9 52.4
Track Width, Rear (in) 57.4 57.5
Wheelbase (in) 104.0 95.1
Liftover Height (in) 29.4 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 67.5 66.5
Track Width, Front (in) 57.4 57.1
Min Ground Clearance (in) 6.0 4.9
Length, Overall (in) 171.8 168.1
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 11.8 11.5
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) NA NA
Brake Type Power Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 7.9 x 1.5 8 x 1.4
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.0 x 0.8 9.2 x 0.7
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Brake ABS System NA NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 12.5 13.2
Steering
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Power Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.2 3.2
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) NA 34.8
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 18.0 16.7
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 35.4 32.8
Tires
Spare Tire Size T115/70D14 T105/70D14
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P185/65HR14 P175/70R13
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P185/65HR14 P175/70R13
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 100 - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1000 - TBD -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2461 2125
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 14 x 5.5 13 x 5
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 14 x 5.5 13 x 5
Spare Wheel Size (in) 14 x 4.0 14 x - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 6.9 4.4
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 83 80
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 450 420
Engine
Fuel System SMPI MFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 128 @ 5000 93 @ 3000
Engine Order Code ECB NA
Displacement 2.0L/122 1.5L/89.5
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 131 @ 6000 92 @ 5500
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas I4
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 41 40
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 29 33
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.54 3.583
Clutch Size (in) 8.5 7.874
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.36 1.343
Trans Type 5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.72 0.804
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.42 3.416
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.13 1.947
Trans Order Code DD5 NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.55 3.714
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.03 0.976
Trans Description Cont. Manual Manual
Summary
Body Style 2 Door Coupe Base 2 Door Coupe
Vehicle Name Plymouth Neon Mitsubishi Mirage
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Trailing Arm
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 32 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) NA NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 32 - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.79 NA
Suspension Type - Rear Chapman Strut Multi-Link
 
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