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Selected Style 2-Door Convertible GL Automatic
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Convertible Manual GLS 24 31 $21,072 $23,300
2-Door Convertible Automatic GLS 22 28 $21,072 $23,300
2-Door Convertible Manual GL 24 31 $18,098 $19,990
2-Door Convertible Automatic GL 22 28 $18,098 $19,990
3-Door Coupe RS Manual
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
3-Door Coupe Manual RS 22 33 $14,174 $15,750
3-Door Coupe Automatic RS 21 30 $14,824 $16,480
3-Door Coupe Manual GS 22 33 $16,111 $17,910
3-Door Coupe Automatic GS 21 30 $16,759 $18,630
3-Door Coupe Turbo Manual GS-T 23 31 $20,889 $23,210
3-Door Coupe Turbo Manual AWD GSX 21 28 $23,625 $26,550
3-Door Coupe Turbo Automatic GS-T 20 27 $21,674 $24,090
3-Door Coupe Turbo Automatic AWD GSX 19 25 $24,399 $27,420
2-Door Convertible Spyder Manual GS 22 30 $19,535 $21,710
2-Door Convertible Spyder Automatic GS 21 28 $20,185 $22,430
2-Door Convertible Spyder Turbo Manual GS-T 23 31 $24,257 $26,960
2-Door Convertible Spyder Turbo Automatic GS-T 20 27 $25,035 $27,820
Pricing
Invoice Price
$18,098
$14,174
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$19,990
$15,750
Monthly Payment Estimate
$333 / month
$263 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 22 mpg 22 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 22 mpg 22 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Sub-Compact Sub-Compact
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Capacity 4 4
Second Shoulder Room (in) 46.5 51.2
Front Leg Room (in) 42.3 43.3
Front Hip Room (in) - TBD - 55.1
Second Leg Room (in) 31.1 28.4
Front Head Room (in) 38.7 37.9
Passenger Volume (ft³) 81.9 79.1
Second Hip Room (in) - TBD - 47.2
Front Shoulder Room (in) 54.1 53.1
Second Head Room (in) 36.6 34.3
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in) 56.0 49.8
Track Width, Rear (in) 56.2 59.3
Wheelbase (in) 97.4 98.8
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 66.7 68.3
Track Width, Front (in) 57.6 59.4
Min Ground Clearance (in) 4.4 5.0
Length, Overall (in) 160.4 172.4
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 7.8 -
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³) - 16.6
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (ft³) - 34.0
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) NA NA
Brake Type Pwr-Assisted Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 7.9 x 0.39 9.0 x - TBD -
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.1 x 0.79 10.0 x 0.94
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Brake ABS System NA NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 14.5 15.9
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 32.8 38.1
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Power Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.2 2.40
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - 40.0
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 17.8 14.58
Tires
Spare Tire Size Compact T125/70D15
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P195/60R14 P195/70HR14
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P195/60R14 P195/70HR14
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A - TBD -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2850 2754
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 14 x 6 14 x 5.5
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 14 x 6 14 x 5.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact 15 x 4
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 6.7 7.4
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 70 90
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - 525
Engine
Fuel System SMPI SFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 122 @ 3200 130 @ 4800
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 2.0L/121 2.0L/121.8
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 115 @ 5400 140 @ 6000
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas I4
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 28 33
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 22 22
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.53 3.944
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.74 1.029
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD, Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.71 3.538
Clutch Size (in) NA 8.98
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.360
Trans Type 4 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) NA 0.810
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA -
Trans Description Cont. Again Electronic NA
Drivetrain Front-Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.88 3.417
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.44 2.125
Trans Order Code NA NA
Summary
Body Style 2 Door Convertible 3 Door Coupe
Vehicle Name Volkswagen New Cabrio Mitsubishi Eclipse
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear Torsion-Beam Ind. Multi-link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - 25
Suspension Type - Front Independent Ind. Multi-link
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) NA NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) MacPherson Strut w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - 25
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.79 0.63
 
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