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Vehicle 1998 Mitsubishi Eclipse 2dr Conv Spyder GS Auto 1997 Chevrolet Cavalier 2dr Convertible LS
General
Body Style 2 Door Convertible 2 Door Convertible LS
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
EPA Classification Mini-Compact Compact
Vehicle Eclipse Spyder Cavalier
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 68.3 68.7
Battery
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F 525 525
Maximum Capacity (amps) 75 105
Brake System
ABS System n/a 4-Wheel
Brakes Front Yes Yes
Drum Yes Yes
Drum Diam x Width (in) 8.0 x - TBD - 7.87 x 1.77
Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.0 x 0.9 10.2 x 0.79
Type of Brakes Power Power
Drive Train
Displacement (CC) 2.4L/143.4 2.2L/133
EPA Fuel Economy Est (MPG) 21 25
Final Drive Ratio 4.350 3.63
Fuel Capacity (gal) 15.9 15.2
Fuel System SFI SFI
Horsepower @ RPM 141 (138 CA) @ 5500 120 @ 5200
Hwy EPA Fuel Economy Estimate (MPG) 28 34
Torque @ RPM 148 @ 3000 130 @ 4000
Total System Capacity (qts) 7.4 9.6
Transmission Speeds 4 4
Transmission Type Automatic Automatic w/OD,
Transmission Type Description Line 2 Electronic Electronic
Type of Engine Gas I4 Gas L4
Exterior
Base Curb Weight (lb) 2943 2899
Overall Length (in) 172.4 180.7
Overall Width (in) 52.8 53.7
Wheelbase (in) 98.8 104.1
Interior - Cargo - Carrying
Liftover Height (in) 37.6 26.3
Trunk Volume (cu ft) 5.1 10.5
Interior - Passengers
Headroom front (in) 38.8 38.1
Hip room front (in) 55.1 50.0
Leg room front (in) 43.3 42.1
Passenger Volume 75.7 82.8
Seating capacity - Standard 4 5
Second seat head room (in) 34.9 37.6
Second seat hip room (in) 38.7 47.8
Second seat leg room (in) 28.4 32.6
Second seat shoulder room (in) 40.4 47.1
Shoulder room front (in) 53.1 53.9
Suspension
Front suspension w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Ground Clearance (in) 5.4 5.7
Rear shock absorber diameter (mm) n/a 25
Rear Suspension Ind. Multi-link Trailing Axle
Rear suspension type line 2 w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter (mm) n/a 32
Stabilizer Bar Diameter (in) 0.63 0.79
Track Front 59.4 57.6
Track Rear 59.3 56.6
Tires and Wheels
Rear tire size P195/70HR14 P195/65R15
Rear wheel size (in) 14 x 5.5 15 x 6
Rear wheel type Aluminum Steel
Spare tire size T125/70D15 T115/70D14
Spare wheel size (in) 15 x 4 14 x 4
Spare wheel type n/a Steel
Towing
Dead Weight Hitch-Max. Tongue Load n/a N/A
Tow Capacity Standard n/a N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch (lb) n/a N/A
Wt. Distributing Hitch-Max. Tongue Load n/a N/A
Turning Radius
Lock to Lock Turns 2.40 2.8
Steering Diameter Left 38.1 35.6
Steering Diameter Right 40.0 n/a






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