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Vehicle 2000 Chevrolet Cavalier 2dr Convertible Z24 1999 Mitsubishi Eclipse 2dr Conv Spyder GS-T Turbo Auto
General
Body Style 2 Door Convertible Z24 2 Door Convertible
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
EPA Classification Sub-Compact Mini-Compact
Vehicle Cavalier Eclipse Spyder
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 68.7 68.7
Battery
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F 600 525
Maximum Capacity (amps) 105 75
Brake System
ABS System 4-Wheel n/a
Brakes Front Yes Yes
Brakes Rear n/a Yes
Drum Yes n/a
Drum Diam x Width (in) 7.87 x 1.77 n/a
Rear disc brake rotor diameter x thickness (in) n/a 10.3 x 0.39
Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.2 x 0.79 10.0 x 0.94
Type of Brakes Power Power
Drive Train
Clutch Size (in) 8.86 n/a
Displacement (CC) 2.4L/146 2.0L/121.9
EPA Fuel Economy Est (MPG) 23 20
Final Drive Ratio 3.94 4.376
Fuel Capacity (gal) 14.3 15.9
Fuel System SFI Turbocharged SFI
Horsepower @ RPM 150 @ 5600 205 @ 6000
Hwy EPA Fuel Economy Estimate (MPG) 33 27
Torque @ RPM 155 @ 4400 220 @ 3000
Total System Capacity (qts) 10.0 7.4
Transmission Speeds 5 4
Transmission Type Manual w/OD Automatic w/OD,
Transmission Type Description Line 2 n/a Electronic
Type of Engine Gas L4 Gas I4
Exterior
Base Curb Weight (lb) 2899 3142
Overall Length (in) 180.7 172.4
Overall Width (in) 54.1 52.8
Wheelbase (in) 104.1 98.8
Interior - Cargo - Carrying
Liftover Height (in) 28.0 n/a
Trunk Volume (cu ft) 10.5 5.1
Interior - Passengers
Headroom front (in) 38.1 38.8
Hip room front (in) 50.0 55.1
Leg room front (in) 42.1 43.3
Passenger Volume 82.8 75.7
Seating capacity - Standard 5 4
Second seat head room (in) 37.6 34.9
Second seat hip room (in) 47.8 38.7
Second seat leg room (in) 32.6 28.4
Second seat shoulder room (in) 47.1 40.4
Shoulder room front (in) 53.9 53.1
Suspension
Front suspension w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Ground Clearance (in) 5.7 5.4
Rear shock absorber diameter (mm) 25 25
Rear stabilizer bar diameter (in) 0.71 0.59
Rear Suspension Trailing Axle Ind. Multi-link
Rear suspension type line 2 w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter (mm) 32 25
Stabilizer Bar Diameter (in) 0.79 0.75
Track Front 57.6 59.6
Track Rear 56.6 59.4
Tires and Wheels
Rear tire size P195/65R15 P205/55VR16
Rear wheel size (in) 15 x 6 16 x 6
Rear wheel type Aluminum Aluminum
Spare tire size T115/70D14 T125/70D15
Spare wheel size (in) 14 x 4 15 x 4
Spare wheel type Steel n/a
Towing
Dead Weight Hitch-Max. Tongue Load 100 n/a
Tow Capacity Standard 1000 n/a
Turning Radius
Lock to Lock Turns 2.8 2.40
Steering Diameter Left 35.6 38.1
Steering Diameter Right n/a 40.0






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