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Selected Style 2-Door Convertible
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Convertible 20 28 $20,331 $21,515
2-Door Convertible GXP 22 31 $25,056 $26,515
3-Door Coupe Manual GS
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Spyder Manual GS 22 29 $24,029 $25,389
2-Door Spyder Sportronic Automatic GS 22 28 $24,881 $26,289
2-Door Spyder Manual GT 17 26 $26,756 $28,269
2-Door Spyder Sportronic Automatic GT 18 26 $27,608 $29,169
3-Door Coupe Manual GS 23 30 $18,912 $19,999
3-Door Coupe Sportronic Automatic GS 23 29 $19,762 $20,899
3-Door Coupe Manual GT 18 27 $22,127 $23,399
3-Door Coupe Sportronic Automatic GT 19 28 $22,978 $24,299
3-Door Coupe Manual SE 23 30 $21,181 $22,399
3-Door Coupe Sportronic Automatic SE 23 29 $22,032 $23,299
Pricing
Invoice Price
$20,331
$18,912
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$21,515
$19,999
Monthly Payment Estimate
$359 / month
$333 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 20 mpg 23 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 28 mpg 30 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification 2-Seater Sub-Compact
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in) 50.6 53.7
Front Head Room (in) 38.5 38.5
Passenger Volume (ft³) 50 81.6
Front Shoulder Room (in) 52.4 54.2
Passenger Capacity 2 4
Front Leg Room (in) 42.7 42.8
Second Leg Room (in) - 29.2
Second Hip Room (in) - 44.4
Second Head Room (in) - 34.6
Second Shoulder Room (in) - 51.2
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in) 60.7 61.8
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD - NA
Length, Overall (in) 157.2 179.7
Height, Overall (in) 50.1 53.5
Track Width, Rear (in) 61.4 61.8
Wheelbase (in) 95.1 101.4
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 71.3 72.2
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 5.4 15.7
Brakes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.7 x - TBD - 11.6 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System NA 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.9 x - TBD - NA
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 13 17.7
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.7 2.64
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.4 17.1
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 35.0 40
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code - TBD - NA
Rear Tire Size P245/45R18 P225/50R17
Rear Tire Order Code QFX NA
Front Tire Size P245/45R18 P225/50R17
Spare Tire Size - TBD - T125/70D16
Front Tire Order Code QFX NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2860 3274
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 18 x 8 17 x 7.5
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 18 x 8 17 x 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) - TBD - 16 x - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 7.9 - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - 525
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - TBD - 110
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 166 @ 4800 162 @ 4000
Engine Order Code LE5 4G69
Displacement 2.4L/145 2.4L/145
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 177 @ 6600 162 @ 6000
Engine Type Gas 4-Cyl Gas I4
Fuel System SFI MPFI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 28 30
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 20 23
Transmission
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.37 1.38
Trans Type 5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.73 0.77
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.67 3.36
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.26 1.95
Trans Order Code MM5 NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.91 4.31
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.03
Trans Description Cont. Manual Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.75 3.58
Summary
Vehicle Name Pontiac Solstice Mitsubishi Eclipse
Body Style 2 Door Convertible 3 Door Coupe
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Independent MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.96 NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) NA w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.07 0.87
Suspension Type - Rear Independent Low-Mount Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) NA w/Coil Springs
 
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