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Vehicle 1998 Mitsubishi Eclipse 2dr Conv Spyder GS Auto 1997 Chevrolet Camaro 2dr Convertible Z28
General
Body Style 2 Door Convertible 2 Door Convertible Z28
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
EPA Classification Mini-Compact Subcompact
Vehicle Eclipse Spyder Camaro
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 68.3 74.1
Battery
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F 525 525
Maximum Capacity (amps) 75 140
Brake System
ABS System n/a 4-wheel
Brakes Front Yes Yes
Brakes Rear n/a Yes
Drum Yes n/a
Drum Diam x Width (in) 8.0 x - TBD - n/a
Rear disc brake rotor diameter x thickness (in) n/a 11.4 x 0.8
Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.0 x 0.9 10.7 x 1.26
Type of Brakes Power Power
Drive Train
Displacement (CC) 2.4L/143.4 5.7L/350
EPA Fuel Economy Est (MPG) 21 16
Final Drive Ratio 4.350 2.73
Fuel Capacity (gal) 15.9 15.5
Fuel System SFI SFI
Horsepower @ RPM 141 (138 CA) @ 5500 285 @ 5000
Hwy EPA Fuel Economy Estimate (MPG) 28 27
Torque @ RPM 148 @ 3000 335 @ 2400
Total System Capacity (qts) 7.4 15.3
Transmission Speeds 4 4
Transmission Type Automatic Automatic w/OD,
Transmission Type Description Line 2 Electronic Electronic
Type of Engine Gas I4 Gas V8
Exterior
Base Curb Weight (lb) 2943 3589
Overall Length (in) 172.4 193.2
Overall Width (in) 52.8 52.0
Wheelbase (in) 98.8 101.1
Interior - Cargo - Carrying
Liftover Height (in) 37.6 35.1
Trunk Volume (cu ft) 5.1 7.6
Interior - Passengers
Headroom front (in) 38.8 38.0
Hip room front (in) 55.1 52.8
Leg room front (in) 43.3 43.0
Passenger Volume 75.7 80.6
Seating capacity - Standard 4 4
Second seat head room (in) 34.9 39.0
Second seat hip room (in) 38.7 43.7
Second seat leg room (in) 28.4 26.8
Second seat shoulder room (in) 40.4 43.5
Shoulder room front (in) 53.1 57.4
Suspension
Front suspension w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Ground Clearance (in) 5.4 4.0
Rear shock absorber diameter (mm) n/a 36
Rear stabilizer bar diameter (in) n/a 0.75
Rear Suspension Ind. Multi-link Torque Arm
Rear suspension type line 2 w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter (mm) n/a 46
Stabilizer Bar Diameter (in) 0.63 1.18
Track Front 59.4 60.7
Track Rear 59.3 60.6
Tires and Wheels
Rear tire size P195/70HR14 P235/55R16
Rear wheel size (in) 14 x 5.5 16 x 8.0
Rear wheel type Aluminum Aluminum
Spare tire size T125/70D15 T125/70D15
Spare wheel size (in) 15 x 4 15 x 4.0
Spare wheel type n/a Steel
Towing
Dead Weight Hitch-Max. Tongue Load n/a 100
Tow Capacity Standard n/a 1000
Turning Radius
Lock to Lock Turns 2.40 2.28
Steering Diameter Left 38.1 40.09
Steering Diameter Right 40.0 41.92






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