Compare 1998 Mitsubishi Eclipse vs 1998 Toyota Celica

1998 Mitsubishi Eclipse
1998 Toyota Celica
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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 $19,057 $21,920
Eclipse 2-Door Conv Spyder GS Manual 22 30 $18,434 $21,200
Eclipse 2-Door Conv Spyder GS-T Turbo Automatic 20 26 $23,931 $27,520
Eclipse 2-Door Conv Spyder GS-T Turbo Manual 23 31 $23,186 $26,660
Eclipse 3-Door Coupe GS Automatic 21 30 $16,158 $18,580
Eclipse 3-Door Coupe GS Manual 23 33 $15,541 $17,880
Eclipse 3-Door Coupe GS-T Turbo Automatic 20 27 $19,830 $22,800
Eclipse 3-Door Coupe GS-T Turbo Manual 23 31 $19,093 $21,960
Eclipse 3-Door Coupe GSX Turbo Automatic AWD 19 25 $22,498 $26,170
Eclipse 3-Door Coupe GSX Turbo Manual AWD 21 28 $21,767 $25,320
Eclipse 3-Door Coupe RS Automatic 21 30 $14,289 $16,430
Eclipse 3-Door Coupe RS Manual 23 33 $13,671 $15,740
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2-Door Convertible GT Automatic
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Celica 2-Door Convertible GT Automatic 22 29 $22,460 $25,350
Celica 2-Door Convertible GT Manual 22 28 $21,759 $24,550
Celica 2-Door Coupe GT Automatic 22 29 $18,484 $20,911
Celica 2-Door Coupe GT Manual 22 28 $17,780 $20,111
Celica 3-Door LB GT Automatic 22 29 $18,860 $21,336
Celica 3-Door LB GT Manual 22 28 $18,155 $20,536
Pricing
Invoice Price
$19,057
$22,460
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$21,920
$25,350
Monthly Payment Estimate
$365 / month
$423 / 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 Shoulder Room (in)
40.4 49.9
Front Leg Room (in)
43.3 44.2
Front Hip Room (in)
55.1 52.8
Second Leg Room (in)
28.4 18.9
Front Head Room (in)
38.8 38.7
Passenger Volume (ft³)
75.7 68.5
Second Hip Room (in)
38.7 41.2
Front Shoulder Room (in)
53.1 52.5
Second Head Room (in)
34.9 34.1
Passenger Capacity
4 4
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in)
52.8 51.0
Track Width, Rear (in)
59.3 58.9
Wheelbase (in)
98.8 100.0
Liftover Height (in)
37.6 33.1
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
68.3 68.9
Track Width, Front (in)
59.4 59.6
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.4 5.1
Length, Overall (in)
172.4 174.2
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
5.1 6.8
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
NA 10.5 x 0.4
Brake Type
Power Pwr-assisted
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
8.0 x - TBD - NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.0 x 0.9 10.7 x 1.1
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Yes NA
Brake ABS System
NA NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
NA Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
15.9 15.9
Steering
Steering Type
Power Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.40 2.9
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
40.0 36.7
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
14.58 17.2
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
38.1 34.1
Tires
Spare Tire Size
T125/70D15 T125/70D16
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P195/70HR14 P205/55R15
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P195/70HR14 P205/55R15
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - 200
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - 2000
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
2943 2815
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
14 x 5.5 15 x 6.5
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Spare Wheel Material
- TBD - Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
14 x 5.5 15 x 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
15 x 4 16 x 4
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
7.4 7.5
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
75 80
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
525 420
Engine
Fuel System
SFI EFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
148 @ 3000 145 @ 4400
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
2.4L/143.4 2.2L/132
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
141 (138 CA) @ 5500 130 @ 5400
Engine Type
Gas I4 Gas I4
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
28 29
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
21 22
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
2.551 2.81
Clutch Size (in)
NA 8.8
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.000 1.00
Trans Type
4 4
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again
Electronic Electronic
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.176 2.30
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,
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
- NA
Summary
Body Style
2 Door Convertible 2 Door Convertible
Vehicle Name
Mitsubishi Eclipse Toyota Celica
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs MacPherson strut
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - 32
Suspension Type - Front
Ind. Multi-link Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
NA 0.67
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs MacPherson strut
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - 32
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
0.63 0.79
Suspension Type - Rear
Ind. Multi-link Dual-link

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