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1997 Mitsubishi Eclipse
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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
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2-Door Convertible GT Automatic
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Celica 2-Door Convertible GT Automatic 22 29 $22,337 $25,238
Celica 2-Door Convertible GT Ltd Edit Automatic 22 29 $23,839 $26,858
Celica 2-Door Convertible GT Ltd Edit Manual 22 28 $23,139 $26,058
Celica 2-Door Convertible GT Manual 22 28 $21,638 $24,438
Celica 2-Door Sport Coupe ST Automatic 27 34 $15,831 $17,978
Celica 2-Door Sport Coupe ST Manual 29 35 $15,126 $17,178
Celica 3-Door LB GT Automatic 22 29 $18,417 $21,038
Celica 3-Door LB GT Manual 22 28 $17,718 $20,238
Celica 3-Door LB ST Automatic 27 34 $16,148 $18,338
Celica 3-Door LB ST Ltd Edition Automatic 27 34 $18,064 $20,405
Celica 3-Door LB ST Ltd Edition Manual 29 35 $17,360 $19,605
Celica 3-Door LB ST Manual 29 35 $15,443 $17,538
Pricing
Invoice Price
$17,957
$22,337
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$20,650
$25,238
Monthly Payment Estimate
$344 / month
$421 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
21 mpg 22 mpg
Highway
28 mpg 29 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Mini-Compact Mini-Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in)
38.7 41.2
Front Shoulder Room (in)
53.1 52.4
Second Head Room (in)
34.9 34.1
Passenger Capacity
5 4
Second Shoulder Room (in)
40.4 44.9
Front Leg Room (in)
43.3 43.1
Front Hip Room (in)
55.1 52.8
Second Leg Room (in)
28.4 18.9
Front Head Room (in)
38.7 38.7
Passenger Volume (ft³)
75.7 78.4
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in)
59.4 59.6
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.4 5.1
Length, Overall (in)
172.2 177.0
Height, Overall (in)
51.6 52.2
Track Width, Rear (in)
59.3 58.9
Wheelbase (in)
98.8 99.9
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - 33.1
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
68.3 68.9
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
5.1 6.8
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Yes NA
Brake ABS System
NA NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
NA Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
NA 10.5 x 0.4
Brake Type
Power Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
9 x - TBD - NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10 x - TBD - 10.7 x 1.1
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
16.9 15.9
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
14.58 17.2
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
38.1 34.2
Steering Type
Power Rack & Pinion Power Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.4 2.9
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - NA
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
195/70HR14 P205/55R15
Spare Tire Size
T125/70D15 T135/70D16
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
195/70HR14 P205/55R15
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - 2000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - 200
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
2943 2815
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material
- TBD - - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in)
14 x 5.5 15 x 7.0
Spare Wheel Size (in)
15 x - TBD - 16 x 4.0
Rear Wheel Material
Alloy Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
14 x 5.5 15 x 7.0
Front Wheel Material
Alloy Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
7.4 7.5
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
90 80
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - 420
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
141 @ 5500 135 @ 5400
Engine Type
Gas I4 Gas I4
Fuel System
SFI EFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
148 @ 3000 145 @ 4400
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
2.4L/143.4 2.2L/134
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
21 22
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
28 29
Transmission
Trans Description Cont. Again
Electronic Electronic
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.176 NA
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.488 1.55
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.350 3.95
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.685 0.95
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic Automatic w/OD,
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
2.551 2.81
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.000 1.00
Trans Type
4 4
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
- NA
Summary
Body Style
2 Door Convertible 2 Door Convertible
Vehicle Name
Mitsubishi Eclipse Toyota Celica
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
.63 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
Independent MacPherson Strut
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Independent MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
NA - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs NA

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