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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
Front Hip Room (in) 50.3 53.2
Second Leg Room (in) 35.1 31.1
Front Head Room (in) 39.6 38.6
Passenger Volume (ft³) 91.2 85.6
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
Second Shoulder Room (in) 54.8 53.2
Front Leg Room (in) 42.5 43.0
Exterior Dimensions
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
Height, Overall (in) 54.9 52.4
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 11.8 11.5
Brakes
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
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 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 Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P185/65HR14 P175/70R13
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P185/65HR14 P175/70R13
Spare Tire Size T115/70D14 T105/70D14
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
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 -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
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
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 450 420
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 83 80
Engine
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
Fuel System SMPI MFI
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
Vehicle Name Plymouth Neon Mitsubishi Mirage
Body Style 2 Door Coupe Base 2 Door Coupe
Suspension
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
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Trailing Arm
 
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