Find a Car
Go!

Add a Vehicle to Compare

Change a Vehicle to Compare

Compare 2001 Pontiac Firebird vs 2001 Mitsubishi Eclipse

2001 Pontiac Firebird Change
2001 Mitsubishi Eclipse Change
+ Add a Car
Selected Style 2-Door Coupe Firebird
Switch Style

Body Style

Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe Firebird 19 31 $17,252 $18,855
2-Door Coupe Formula 18 28 $21,992 $24,035
2-Door Convertible Firebird 19 31 $23,309 $25,475
2-Door Coupe Trans Am 18 28 $24,837 $27,145
2-Door Convertible Trans Am 18 28 $28,561 $31,215
3-Door Coupe RS Manual
Switch Style

Body Style

Transmission

Features

Trim

Other

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
3-Door Coupe Manual RS 22 30 $16,775 $17,987
3-Door Coupe Automatic RS 20 27 $17,522 $18,787
3-Door Coupe Manual GS 22 30 $17,525 $18,797
3-Door Coupe Sportronic GS 20 27 $18,458 $19,797
3-Door Coupe Manual GT 20 28 $19,535 $20,947
3-Door Coupe Manual w/Premium Pkg GT 20 28 $19,535 $20,947
3-Door Coupe Sportronic GT 20 28 $20,467 $21,947
3-Door Coupe Sportronic w/Premium Pkg GT 20 28 $20,467 $21,947
2-Door Convertible Spyder Manual GS 22 30 $21,819 $23,407
2-Door Convertible Sypder Sportronic GS 20 27 $22,747 $24,407
2-Door Convertible Spyder Manual GT 20 27 $23,690 $25,407
2-Door Convertible Spyder Sportronic GT 19 26 $24,617 $26,407
Pricing
Invoice Price
$17,252
$16,775
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$18,855
$17,987
Monthly Payment Estimate
$314 / month
$300 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating Read Our Full Review
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 19 mpg 22 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 31 mpg 30 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Subcompact Sub-Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in) 35.3 34.9
Passenger Capacity 4 4
Second Shoulder Room (in) 55.8 52.0
Front Leg Room (in) 42.9 42.3
Front Hip Room (in) 52.8 51.9
Second Leg Room (in) 28.9 30.2
Passenger Volume (ft³) 84.0 79.3
Front Head Room (in) 37.2 37.9
Second Hip Room (in) 44.4 44.7
Front Shoulder Room (in) 57.4 52.5
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in) 4.5 5.8
Length, Overall (in) 193.4 175.4
Height, Overall (in) 52.0 51.6
Track Width, Rear (in) 60.6 59.4
Wheelbase (in) 101.1 100.8
Liftover Height (in) 35.1 NA
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 74.5 68.9
Track Width, Front (in) 60.7 59.4
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 12.9 -
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³) - NA
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (ft³) - NA
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA Yes
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.0 x - TBD - NA
Brake Type Power Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA 9.0 x - TBD -
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.9 x - TBD - 10.1 x - TBD -
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 16.8 16.4
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.9 17.0
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 40.6 35.4
Steering Type Power Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.7 3.15
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - 38.1
Tires
Front Tire Size P215/60R16 P195/65HR15
Spare Tire Size T125/70D15 Compact
Front Tire Order Code QEA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P215/60R16 P195/65HR15
Rear Tire Order Code QEA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1000 N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 100 N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA N/A
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3323 2822
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in) 15 x 4 Compact
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 8 15 x 6
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 8 15 x 6
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 12.4 NA
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 105 90
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - 525
Engine
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas I4
Fuel System SFI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 225 @ 4000 158 @ 4000
Engine Order Code L36 NA
Displacement 3.8L/231 2.4L
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 200 @ 5200 147 @ 5500
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 31 30
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 19 22
Transmission
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.53 3.36
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.19 1.95
Trans Order Code MM5 NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.23 3.72
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.03
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.75 3.58
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.41 1.38
Trans Type 5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.72 0.77
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Summary
Body Style 2 Door Coupe 3 Door Coupe
Vehicle Name Pontiac Firebird Mitsubishi Eclipse
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.10 0.67
Suspension Type - Rear Salisbury Axle Ind. Multi-link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - NA
Suspension Type - Front Short/Long Arm MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.59 NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - NA
 
© 2016 The Car Connection. All Rights Reserved. The Car Connection is published by Internet Brands Automotive Group. Stock photography by izmo, Inc. Read Our Cookie Policy.