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Selected Style 2-Door Convertible Manual (GS)
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Convertible Manual 25 30 $21,479 $23,735
2-Door Convertible Manual SEQ 25 30 $22,185 $24,515
3-Door Coupe RS 2.4L Manual
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
3-Door Coupe 2.4L Manual RS 23 30 $16,864 $18,087
3-Door Coupe 2.4L Automatic RS 20 28 $17,611 $18,887
3-Door Coupe 2.4L Manual GS 23 30 $17,678 $18,957
3-Door Coupe 2.4L Sportronic GS 20 27 $18,610 $19,957
3-Door Coupe 3.0L Manual GT 20 28 $19,721 $21,147
3-Door Coupe 3.0L Manual w/Prem Pkg GT 20 28 $19,721 $21,147
3-Door Coupe 3.0L Sport w/Prem Pkg GT 20 27 $20,654 $22,147
3-Door Coupe 3.0L Sportronic GT 20 27 $20,654 $22,147
2-Door Convertible Spyder 2.4L Manual GS 22 29 $22,019 $23,617
2-Door Convertible Spyder 2.4L Sportronic GS 20 27 $22,948 $24,607
2-Door Convertible Spyder 3.0L Manual GT 20 27 $23,875 $25,597
2-Door Convertible Spyder 3.0L Sportronic GT 19 26 $24,803 $26,597
Pricing
Invoice Price
$21,479
$16,864
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$23,735
$18,087
Monthly Payment Estimate
$396 / month
$301 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 25 mpg 23 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 30 mpg 30 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification 2-Seater Sub-Compact
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Capacity 2 4
Front Leg Room (in) 42.2 42.3
Front Hip Room (in) 49.8 51.9
Front Head Room (in) 37.3 37.9
Passenger Volume (ft³) 48 79.3
Front Shoulder Room (in) 51.0 52.5
Second Shoulder Room (in) - 52.0
Second Leg Room (in) - 30.2
Second Hip Room (in) - 44.7
Second Head Room (in) - 34.9
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in) NA NA
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 66.7 68.9
Track Width, Front (in) 58.1 59.4
Min Ground Clearance (in) 4.9 5.9
Length, Overall (in) 153.0 175.4
Height, Overall (in) 48.8 51.6
Track Width, Rear (in) 57.5 59.4
Wheelbase (in) 96.5 100.8
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 1.9 -
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³) - NA
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (ft³) - NA
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.3 x 0.6 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) 10.0 x 0.8 10.1 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA Yes
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 12.7 16.4
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 32.4 35.4
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.7 3.15
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 34.8 - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 13.6 17.0
Tires
Spare Tire Size Compact T125/70D16
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P205/50R15 P195/65HR15
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P185/55R15 P195/65HR15
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A N/A
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2195 2855
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6.5 15 x 6
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6.0 15 x 6
Spare Wheel Size (in) 15 x 4.0 16 x 4
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 11.0 7.4
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 80 90
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 433 525
Engine
Fuel System MPFI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 125 @ 4400 158 @ 4000
Engine Order Code NA 4G64
Displacement 1.8L/110 2.4L
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 138 @ 6400 147 @ 5500
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas I4
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 30 30
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 25 23
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.31 3.72
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.03 1.03
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.17 3.58
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Clutch Size (in) 8.3 NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.39 1.38
Trans Type 5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.82 0.77
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.25 3.36
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.90 1.95
Trans Order Code NA NA
Summary
Body Style 2-Seat Roadster 3 Door Coupe
Vehicle Name Toyota MR2 Spyder Mitsubishi Eclipse
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear Dual Link Indep Indep Multi-link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Strut w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 30.2 NA
Suspension Type - Front Independent MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.59 NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) MacPherson Strut w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 30.2 - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.79 0.63
 
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