Compare 1997 Chevrolet Camaro vs 1997 Mitsubishi Eclipse

1997 Chevrolet Camaro
1997 Mitsubishi Eclipse
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2-Door Convertible
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Camaro 2-Door Convertible 19 30 $19,919 $21,770
Camaro 2-Door Convertible RS 19 30 $21,200 $23,170
Camaro 2-Door Convertible SS 16 27 $23,350 $25,520
Camaro 2-Door Convertible Z28 16 27 $23,350 $25,520
Camaro 2-Door Coupe 19 30 $14,836 $16,215
Camaro 2-Door Coupe R7C Pkg 19 30 $15,985 $17,470
Camaro 2-Door Coupe RS 19 30 $16,442 $17,970
Camaro 2-Door Coupe SS 16 27 $18,405 $20,115
Camaro 2-Door Coupe Z28 16 27 $18,405 $20,115
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2-Door Conv Spyder GS Automatic
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Eclipse 2-Door Conv Spyder GS Automatic 21 28 $17,957 $20,650
Eclipse 2-Door Conv Spyder GS Manual 22 30 $17,340 $19,940
Eclipse 2-Door Conv Spyder GS-T Turbo Automatic 21 26 $23,160 $26,630
Eclipse 2-Door Conv Spyder GS-T Turbo Manual 21 31 $22,422 $25,780
Eclipse 3-Door Coupe Base Automatic 21 31 $13,051 $14,510
Eclipse 3-Door Coupe Base Manual 22 33 $12,440 $13,830
Eclipse 3-Door Coupe GS Automatic 21 31 $15,866 $18,240
Eclipse 3-Door Coupe GS Manual 22 33 $15,255 $17,550
Eclipse 3-Door Coupe GS-T Turbo Automatic 21 27 $19,154 $22,020
Eclipse 3-Door Coupe GS-T Turbo Manual 21 31 $18,424 $21,190
Eclipse 3-Door Coupe GSX Turbo Automatic AWD 19 25 $20,694 $24,070
Eclipse 3-Door Coupe GSX Turbo Manual AWD 21 28 $19,963 $23,220
Eclipse 3-Door Coupe RS Automatic 21 31 $13,768 $15,830
Eclipse 3-Door Coupe RS Manual 22 33 $13,156 $15,140
Pricing
Invoice Price
$19,919
$17,957
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$21,770
$20,650
Monthly Payment Estimate
$363 / month
$344 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
19 mpg 21 mpg
Highway
30 mpg 28 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Subcompact Mini-Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in)
39.0 34.9
Passenger Capacity
4 5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
43.5 40.4
Front Leg Room (in)
43.0 43.3
Front Hip Room (in)
52.8 55.1
Second Leg Room (in)
26.8 28.4
Front Head Room (in)
38.0 38.7
Passenger Volume (ft³)
80.6 75.7
Second Hip Room (in)
43.7 38.7
Front Shoulder Room (in)
57.4 53.1
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in)
4.0 5.4
Length, Overall (in)
193.2 172.2
Height, Overall (in)
52.0 51.6
Track Width, Rear (in)
60.6 59.3
Wheelbase (in)
101.1 98.8
Liftover Height (in)
35.1 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
74.1 68.3
Track Width, Front (in)
60.7 59.4
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
7.6 5.1
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)
9.5 x 2.0 9 x - TBD -
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.7 x 1.26 10 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Brake ABS System
4-wheel NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
15.5 16.9
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
16.9 14.58
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
40.64 38.1
Steering Type
Power Rack & Pinion Power Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.67 2.4
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
42.46 - TBD -
Tires
Front Tire Size
P215/60R16 195/70HR14
Spare Tire Size
T125/70D15 T125/70D15
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P215/60R16 195/70HR14
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1000 - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
100 - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3446 2943
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in)
15 x 4.0 15 x - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Alloy
Rear Wheel Size (in)
16 x 7.5 14 x 5.5
Front Wheel Material
Steel Alloy
Spare Wheel Material
Steel - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in)
16 x 7.5 14 x 5.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
13.6 7.4
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
105 90
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
690 - TBD -
Engine
Engine Type
Gas V6 Gas I4
Fuel System
SFI SFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
225 @ 4000 148 @ 3000
Engine Order Code
L36 NA
Displacement
3.8L/231 2.4L/143.4
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
200 @ 5200 141 @ 5500
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
30 28
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
19 21
Transmission
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.19 1.488
Trans Order Code
MM5 NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.23 4.350
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 0.685
Trans Description Cont.
Manual w/OD Automatic
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.75 2.551
Clutch Size (in)
- TBD - NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.41 1.000
Trans Type
5 4
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.72 NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA -
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA Electronic
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.53 2.176
Summary
Body Style
2 Door Convertible 2 Door Convertible
Vehicle Name
Chevrolet Camaro Mitsubishi Eclipse
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
1.18 .63
Suspension Type - Rear
Torque Arm Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
36 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Independent SLA Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
0.67 NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
46 - TBD -

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