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Selected Style 2-Door Convertible Manual (SE)
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Convertible Manual 26 32 $22,754 $25,145
2-Door Convertible Manual SEQ 26 33 $23,659 $26,145
3-Door Coupe GS 2.4L Manual
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Spyder 2.4L Manual GS 23 31 $23,810 $25,149
2-Door Spyder 2.4L Sportronic Automatic GS 21 28 $24,755 $26,149
2-Door Spyder 3.0L Manual GT 20 28 $25,888 $27,349
2-Door Spyder 3.0L Sportronic Automatic GT 20 27 $26,832 $28,349
2-Door Spyder 3.0L Manual GTS 20 28 $28,155 $29,749
2-Door Spyder 3.0L Sportronic Automatic GTS 20 27 $29,289 $30,949
3-Door Coupe 2.4L Manual GS 23 31 $18,638 $19,699
3-Door Coupe 2.4L Sportronic Automatic GS 21 28 $19,582 $20,699
3-Door Coupe 3.0L Manual GT 20 29 $21,896 $23,149
3-Door Coupe 3.0L Sportronic Automatic GT 20 28 $22,840 $24,149
3-Door Coupe 3.0L Manual GTS 20 29 $23,549 $24,899
3-Door Coupe 3.0L Sportronic Automatic GTS 21 28 $24,683 $26,099
Pricing
Invoice Price
$22,754
$18,638
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$25,145
$19,699
Monthly Payment Estimate
$419 / month
$328 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 26 mpg 23 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 32 mpg 31 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification 2-Seater Sub-Compact
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in) 49.8 51.9
Passenger Volume (ft³) 48 79.5
Front Head Room (in) 37.3 37.9
Front Shoulder Room (in) 51.0 52.3
Passenger Capacity 2 4
Front Leg Room (in) 42.2 42.3
Second Leg Room (in) - 30.2
Second Hip Room (in) - 44.7
Second Head Room (in) - 34.9
Second Shoulder Room (in) - 52.0
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in) 58.1 59.4
Min Ground Clearance (in) 4.9 5.8
Length, Overall (in) 153.0 176.8
Height, Overall (in) 48.8 51.6
Track Width, Rear (in) 57.5 59.4
Wheelbase (in) 96.5 100.8
Liftover Height (in) NA NA
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 66.7 68.9
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 1.9 16.9
Brakes
Brake Type Pwr 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 10.9 x 0.8
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) 10.3 x 0.6 NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 12.7 16.4
Steering
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.7 3.15
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - 36.5
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 13.6 17.0
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 34.8 35.4
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P215/45R16 P205/55HR16
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P185/55R15 P205/55HR16
Spare Tire Size P185/55R15 T125/70D15
Front Tire Order Code NA 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) 2195 2965
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7 16 x 6
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6 16 x 6
Spare Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6 15 x - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 11.0 7.4
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - 525
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 80 90
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 125 @ 4400 158 @ 4000
Engine Order Code NA 4G64
Displacement 1.8L/110 2.4L/143
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 138 @ 6400 147 @ 5500
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas I4
Fuel System SEFI MPFI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 32 31
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 26 23
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.17 3.58
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - 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
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
Summary
Vehicle Name Toyota MR2 Spyder Mitsubishi Eclipse
Body Style 2-Seat Roadster 3 Door Coupe
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Independent MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.59 0.70
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) MacPherson Strut w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.79 0.63
Suspension Type - Rear Dual Link Indep Indep Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) MacPherson Strut w/Coil Springs
 
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