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Vehicle 2001 Mitsubishi Eclipse 2dr Conv Spyder GT Sportronic 2010 Volkswagen New Beetle Convertible 2.5L Final Edition
General
Body Style 2 Door Convertible Convertible,CVT
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive n/a
EPA Classification Sub-Compact MINICOMP
Turbo n/a N
Vehicle Eclipse Spyder n/a
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 68.9 n/a
Battery
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F 525 n/a
Maximum Capacity (amps) 90 n/a
Brake System
Brakes Front Yes n/a
Brakes Rear Yes n/a
Rear disc brake rotor diameter x thickness (in) 10.3 x - TBD - n/a
Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.9 x - TBD - n/a
Type of Brakes Pwr n/a
Drive Train
City MPG n/a 20
Combined MPG n/a 23
Displacement (CC) 3.0L 2480
Driveline n/a FWD
EPA Fuel Economy Est (MPG) 19 n/a
Final Drive Ratio 3.74 3.87
Fuel Capacity (gal) 16.4 14.5
Fuel System SMPI SEFI
Fuel Type n/a Gas
Gas Guzzler Tax n/a $0
Highway MPG n/a 28
Horsepower @ RPM 200 @ 5500 150@5000
Hwy EPA Fuel Economy Estimate (MPG) 26 n/a
PowerToWeightRatio n/a 21.7
RPM @ Peak Horsepower n/a 5000
Standard Transmission n/a 6 Speed Automatic
Torque @ RPM 205 @ 4000 170@3750
Transmission Speeds 4 6
Transmission Type Sportronic w/OD A
Transmission Type Description Line 2 Electronic n/a
Type of Engine Gas V6 2.5L I5
Valves n/a 20
Exterior
Base Curb Weight (lb) 3307 n/a
Crash Test Rating n/a 4*/4*
Curb weight (lbs) n/a 3248
Overall Height (in) n/a 59.1
Overall Length (in) 175.4 161.1
Overall Width (in) 52.8 67.9
Wheelbase (in) 100.8 98.8
Interior - Cargo - Carrying
Trunk Volume (cu ft) n/a 5.0
Interior - Passengers
Headroom front (in) 39.4 40.7
Headroom rear (in) n/a 37.2
Hip room front (in) 51.9 n/a
Leg room front (in) 42.3 39.4
Leg room rear (in) n/a 31.5
Passenger Volume 75.1 78
Seating Capacity - Maximum n/a 4
Seating capacity - Standard 4 4
Second seat head room (in) 34.5 n/a
Second seat hip room (in) 41.5 n/a
Second seat leg room (in) 29.4 n/a
Second seat shoulder room (in) 42.2 n/a
Shoulder room front (in) 52.2 52.8
Shoulder room rear (in) n/a 42.1
Suspension
Front suspension w/Coil Springs Ind
Ground Clearance (in) 6.4 4.7
Rear stabilizer bar diameter (in) 0.75 n/a
Rear Suspension Ind. Multi-link Semi
Rear suspension type line 2 w/Coil Springs n/a
Stabilizer Bar Diameter (in) 0.67 n/a
Track Front 59.4 59.3
Track Rear 59.4 58.5
Tires and Wheels
Rear tire size P215/50VR17 n/a
Rear wheel size (in) 17 x 6.5 n/a
Rear wheel type Aluminum n/a
Spare wheel size (in) Compact n/a
Spare wheel type Steel n/a
Towing
Dead Weight Hitch-Max. Tongue Load N/A n/a
Tow Capacity (Maximum) n/a NR
Tow Capacity Standard N/A NR
Wt Distributing Hitch (lb) N/A n/a
Wt. Distributing Hitch-Max. Tongue Load N/A n/a
Turning Radius
Lock to Lock Turns 2.80 n/a
Steering Diameter Left 40.0 35.8
Steering Diameter Right 40.7 35.8
Warranty
Powertrain Miles n/a 60000
Powertrain Time (Months) n/a 60
Rust Time (Months) n/a 144
Warranty - Basic Miles n/a 36000
Warranty - Basic Time (Months) n/a 36






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