Compare 1997 Saturn SC 2dr vs 1997 Mitsubishi Eclipse

1997 Saturn SC 2dr
1997 Mitsubishi Eclipse
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SC1 Manual
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
SC1 Manual 28 40 $11,245 $12,495
SC1 Automatic 27 37 $12,001 $13,335
SC2 Manual 27 37 $12,325 $13,695
SC2 Automatic 24 34 $13,081 $14,535
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3-Door Coupe Manual Base
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
3-Door Coupe Manual Base 22 33 $12,440 $13,830
3-Door Coupe Automatic Base 21 31 $13,051 $14,510
3-Door Coupe Manual RS 22 33 $13,156 $15,140
3-Door Coupe Automatic RS 21 31 $13,768 $15,830
3-Door Coupe Manual GS 22 33 $15,255 $17,550
3-Door Coupe Automatic GS 21 31 $15,866 $18,240
2-Door Convertible Spyder Manual GS 22 30 $17,340 $19,940
2-Door Convertible Spyder Automatic GS 21 28 $17,957 $20,650
3-Door Coupe Turbo Manual GS-T 21 31 $18,424 $21,190
3-Door Coupe Turbo Automatic GS-T 21 27 $19,154 $22,020
3-Door Coupe Turbo Manual AWD GSX 21 28 $19,963 $23,220
3-Door Coupe Turbo Automatic AWD GSX 19 25 $20,694 $24,070
2-Door Convertible Spyder Turbo Manual GS-T 21 31 $22,422 $25,780
2-Door Convertible Spyder Turbo Automatic GS-T 21 26 $23,160 $26,630
Pricing
Invoice Price
$11,245
$12,440
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$12,495
$13,830
Monthly Payment Estimate
$208 / month
$231 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
28 mpg 22 mpg
Highway
40 mpg 33 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Sub Compact Sub-Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in)
31.0 28.4
Front Head Room (in)
38.5 37.9
Passenger Volume (ft³)
84.1 79.1
Second Hip Room (in)
49.0 47.2
Front Shoulder Room (in)
53.4 53.1
Second Head Room (in)
35.7 34.3
Passenger Capacity
4 5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
52.2 51.2
Front Leg Room (in)
42.6 43.3
Front Hip Room (in)
50.0 55.1
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in)
56.8 59.4
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- TBD - 5.4
Length, Overall (in)
180.0 172.2
Height, Overall (in)
52.2 50.2
Track Width, Rear (in)
56.0 59.3
Wheelbase (in)
102.4 98.8
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
67.3 68.3
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
11.4 -
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (ft³)
- - TBD -
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³)
- 16.6
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
9.9 x 0.7 10 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Brake ABS System
NA NA
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)
7.9 x 1.2 9 x - TBD -
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
12.2 16.9
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
18.3 14.58
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
37.1 38.1
Steering Type
Power Rack & Pinion Power Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.0 2.4
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
N/A NA
Front Tire Size
P175/70R14 185/70R14
Spare Tire Size
T115/70R14 T125/70D15
Front Tire Order Code
N/A NA
Spare Tire Order Code
N/A NA
Rear Tire Size
P175/70R14 185/70R14
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
150 - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
N/A NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1000 - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
N/A NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
2309.1 2767
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material
Steel - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in)
14 x 5 14 x 5.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
14 x 4 15 x - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
14 x 5 14 x 5.5
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
7.0 7.4
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
525 - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
96 90
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
100 @ 5000 140 @ 6000
Engine Type
Gas L4 Gas I4
Fuel System
SPFI SFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
114 @ 2400 130 @ 4800
Engine Order Code
N/A NA
Displacement
1.9L/116 2.0L/122
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
28 22
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
40 33
Transmission
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.605 0.810
Trans Description Cont. Again
w/4th & 5th OD NA
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.923 3.416
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.809 2.125
Trans Order Code
N/A NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.060 3.944
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.811 1.029
Trans Description Cont.
Manual Trans, Manual
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.250 3.538
Clutch Size (in)
8.27 - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.172 1.360
Trans Type
5 5
Summary
Vehicle Name
Saturn SC 2dr Mitsubishi Eclipse
Body Style
2 Door Coupe 3 Door Coupe
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
NA NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Stabilizer Bar w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
28 - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
1.07 .63
Suspension Type - Rear
Independent Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
NA w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
28 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson Strut Independent

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