Compare 1997 Saturn SC 2dr vs 1997 Mitsubishi Eclipse

1997 Saturn SC 2dr
1997 Mitsubishi Eclipse
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SC1 Manual
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
SC1 Manual 28 40 $11,245 $12,495
SC1 Automatic 27 37 $12,001 $13,335
SC2 Manual 27 37 $12,325 $13,695
SC2 Automatic 24 34 $13,081 $14,535
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3-Door Coupe Manual Base
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
3-Door Coupe Manual Base 22 33 $12,440 $13,830
3-Door Coupe Automatic Base 21 31 $13,051 $14,510
3-Door Coupe Manual RS 22 33 $13,156 $15,140
3-Door Coupe Automatic RS 21 31 $13,768 $15,830
3-Door Coupe Manual GS 22 33 $15,255 $17,550
3-Door Coupe Automatic GS 21 31 $15,866 $18,240
2-Door Convertible Spyder Manual GS 22 30 $17,340 $19,940
2-Door Convertible Spyder Automatic GS 21 28 $17,957 $20,650
3-Door Coupe Turbo Manual GS-T 21 31 $18,424 $21,190
3-Door Coupe Turbo Automatic GS-T 21 27 $19,154 $22,020
3-Door Coupe Turbo Manual AWD GSX 21 28 $19,963 $23,220
3-Door Coupe Turbo Automatic AWD GSX 19 25 $20,694 $24,070
2-Door Convertible Spyder Turbo Manual GS-T 21 31 $22,422 $25,780
2-Door Convertible Spyder Turbo Automatic GS-T 21 26 $23,160 $26,630
Pricing
Invoice Price
$11,245
$12,440
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$12,495
$13,830
Monthly Payment Estimate
$208 / month
$231 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
28 mpg 22 mpg
Highway
40 mpg 33 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Sub Compact Sub-Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in)
35.7 34.3
Passenger Capacity
4 5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
52.2 51.2
Front Leg Room (in)
42.6 43.3
Front Hip Room (in)
50.0 55.1
Second Leg Room (in)
31.0 28.4
Front Head Room (in)
38.5 37.9
Passenger Volume (ft³)
84.1 79.1
Second Hip Room (in)
49.0 47.2
Front Shoulder Room (in)
53.4 53.1
Exterior Dimensions
Length, Overall (in)
180.0 172.2
Height, Overall (in)
52.2 50.2
Track Width, Rear (in)
56.0 59.3
Wheelbase (in)
102.4 98.8
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
67.3 68.3
Track Width, Front (in)
56.8 59.4
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- TBD - 5.4
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
11.4 -
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³)
- 16.6
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (ft³)
- - TBD -
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
NA NA
Brake Type
Power Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
7.9 x 1.2 9 x - TBD -
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
9.9 x 0.7 10 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Brake ABS System
NA NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
12.2 16.9
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
37.1 38.1
Steering Type
Power Rack & Pinion Power Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.0 2.4
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
18.3 14.58
Tires
Front Tire Size
P175/70R14 185/70R14
Spare Tire Size
T115/70R14 T125/70D15
Front Tire Order Code
N/A NA
Spare Tire Order Code
N/A NA
Rear Tire Size
P175/70R14 185/70R14
Rear Tire Order Code
N/A NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1000 - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
N/A NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
150 - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
N/A NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
2309.1 2767
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
14 x 5 14 x 5.5
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material
Steel - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in)
14 x 5 14 x 5.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
14 x 4 15 x - TBD -
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
7.0 7.4
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
96 90
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
525 - TBD -
Engine
Engine Type
Gas L4 Gas I4
Fuel System
SPFI SFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
114 @ 2400 130 @ 4800
Engine Order Code
N/A NA
Displacement
1.9L/116 2.0L/122
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
100 @ 5000 140 @ 6000
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
40 33
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
28 22
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.060 3.944
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.811 1.029
Trans Description Cont.
Manual Trans, Manual
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.250 3.538
Clutch Size (in)
8.27 - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.172 1.360
Trans Type
5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.605 0.810
Trans Description Cont. Again
w/4th & 5th OD NA
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.923 3.416
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.809 2.125
Trans Order Code
N/A NA
Summary
Body Style
2 Door Coupe 3 Door Coupe
Vehicle Name
Saturn SC 2dr Mitsubishi Eclipse
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
1.07 .63
Suspension Type - Rear
Independent Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
NA w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
28 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson Strut Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
NA NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Stabilizer Bar w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
28 - TBD -

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