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Vehicle 1997 Mitsubishi Eclipse 2dr Conv Spyder GS Auto 2015 Mazda MX-5 Miata 2dr Conv Hard Top Man Grand Touring
100 Amp Alternator No Yes
1 12V DC Power Outlet No Yes
12.7 Gal. Fuel Tank No Yes
14" x 5.5" aluminum-alloy wheels Yes No
16.9 gallon fuel tank Yes No
2.4L SOHC SFI 16-valve 4-cyl engine Yes No
2 Person Seating Capacity No Yes
3122# Gvwr No Yes
32-Amp/Hr 325CCA Maintenance-Free Battery No Yes
3-point seat belts for all outboard passengers Yes No
4.10 Axle Ratio No Yes
4 Cylinder Engine No Yes
4-speed automatic transmission w/OD Yes No
4-Way Passenger Seat No Yes
4-Wheel Disc Brakes No Yes
4-Wheel Disc Brakes w/4-Wheel ABS and Front Vented Discs No Yes
5-way adjustable driver seat w/dual height & reclining w/memory Yes No
6-Speed M/T No Yes
6-Way Driver Seat No Yes
90 amp alternator Yes No
ABS No Yes
ABS And Driveline Traction Control No Yes
A/C No Yes
Adjustable Steering Wheel No Yes
Aero-type halogen headlamps Yes No
Airbag Occupancy Sensor No Yes
Aluminum Wheels No Yes
AM/FM Stereo No Yes
Analog Display No Yes
Auto-Dimming Rearview Mirror No Yes
Automatic Air Conditioning No Yes
Automatic Headlights No Yes
Automatic transmission oil temp warning light Yes No
Auxiliary Audio Input No Yes
Black Grille w/Chrome Surround No Yes
Black Side Windows Trim, Black Front Windshield Trim and Black Rear Window Trim No Yes
Body-Colored Front Bumper No Yes
Body-Colored Power Side Mirrors w/Manual Folding No Yes
Body-Colored Rear Bumper No Yes
Bucket Seats No Yes
Cargo Features -inc: Spare Tire Mobility Kit No Yes
Cargo Space Lights No Yes
Carpet Floor Trim No Yes
CD Changer No Yes
CD Player No Yes
Center console w/storage areas, coin holder, dual cupholders Yes No
Chrome Door Handles No Yes
City 20/hwy 28 (2.4L engine/4-speed auto trans) Yes No
Clearcoat Paint No Yes
Climate Control No Yes
Color-keyed bumpers Yes No
Color-keyed full-profile air dam Yes No
Convertible Hardtop No Yes
Courtesy lamps-inc: dome, map, trunk Yes No
Cruise Control No Yes
Cruise Control w/Steering Wheel Controls No Yes
Day-Night Auto-Dimming Rearview Mirror No Yes
Daytime Running Lights No Yes
Digital quartz clock Yes No
Door map pockets Yes No
Double Wishbone Front Suspension w/Coil Springs No Yes
Driver Adjustable Lumbar No Yes
Driver Air Bag No Yes
Driver And Passenger Side Airbag Head Extension No Yes
Driver And Passenger Visor Vanity Mirrors No Yes
Driver Foot Rest No Yes
Driver & front passenger air bags Yes No
Driver Vanity Mirror No Yes
Dual aero-type pwr remote-control outside mirrors Yes No
Dual engine stabilizers & liquid-filled engine mounts Yes No
Dual Stage Driver And Passenger Front Airbags No Yes
Dual Stage Driver And Passenger Seat-Mounted Side Airbags No Yes
Easy-to-install vinyl Topstack boot Yes No
Electro-mechanical retractable cloth convertible top Yes No
Electronic Stability Control (ESC) No Yes
Engine: 2.0L DOHC 16V I4 VVT No Yes
Engine Immobilizer No Yes
Engine Oil Cooler No Yes
ETR AM/FM stereo w/CD player, (4) speakers Yes No
Fabric-insert door trim Yes No
Fixed Antenna No Yes
Fixed Interval Wipers No Yes
Fixed Rear Window w/Defroster No Yes
Floor Mats No Yes
FOB Controls -inc: Trunk/Hatch/Tailgate and Windows No Yes
Fog Lamps No Yes
Front And Rear Anti-Roll Bars No Yes
Front Center Armrest No Yes
Front Cupholder No Yes
Front Fog Lamps No Yes
Front Side Air Bag No Yes
Front wheel drive Yes No
Full Carpet Floor Covering -inc: Carpet Front Floor Mats No Yes
Full Floor Console w/Locking Storage and 1 12V DC Power Outlet No Yes
Full instrumentation-inc: 170-MPH speedometer, tachometer, fuel-level gauge, tripmeter, coolant temp gauge Yes No
Galvanized Steel/Aluminum/Composite Panels No Yes
Gas-Pressurized Shock Absorbers No Yes
Gauges -inc: Speedometer, Odometer, Oil Pressure, Engine Coolant Temp, Tachometer, Trip Odometer and Trip Computer No Yes
Glass rear window Yes No
Hard Disk Drive Media Storage No Yes
Headlights-Auto-Leveling No Yes
Heated Front Seat(s) No Yes
Heated Mirrors No Yes
Heating/ventilation system w/4-speed fan, dial-type controls, dual bi-level output Yes No
Height-adjustable steering column Yes No
HomeLink Garage Door Transmitter No Yes
Hood w/pwr bulge Yes No
Hydraulic Power-Assist Speed-Sensing Steering No Yes
Independent multi-link front/rear suspension w/coil springs, stabilizer bars Yes No
Instrument Panel Bin, Driver And Passenger Door Bins No Yes
Integrated Turn Signal Mirrors No Yes
Interior Trim -inc: Piano Black Instrument Panel Insert and Metal-Look Interior Accents No Yes
Intermittent Wipers No Yes
Keyless Entry No Yes
Keyless Start No Yes
Leatherette Door Trim Insert No Yes
Leather Gear Shift Knob No Yes
Leather Seats No Yes
Leather Steering Wheel No Yes
Leather Upholstery No Yes
Light Tinted Glass No Yes
Locking Glove Box No Yes
Low Tire Pressure Warning No Yes
Maintenance-free battery Yes No
Manual Tilt Steering Column No Yes
Mirror Memory No Yes
MP3 Player No Yes
M/T No Yes
Multi-Link Rear Suspension w/Coil Springs No Yes
Multi-Zone A/C No Yes
Outboard Front Lap And Shoulder Safety Belts -inc: Pretensioners No Yes
Outside Temp Gauge No Yes
P195/70HR14 SBR tires Yes No
Passenger Air Bag No Yes
Passenger Air Bag Sensor No Yes
Passenger Vanity Mirror No Yes
Power 1st Row Windows w/Driver And Passenger 1-Touch Down No Yes
Power Convertible Retractable Hard Top w/Lining, Glass Rear Window and Windblocker Fixed Wind Blocker No Yes
Power Door Locks No Yes
Power Driver Seat No Yes
Power Mirror(s) No Yes
Power Passenger Seat No Yes
Power Steering No Yes
Power Windows No Yes
Premium Sound System No Yes
Projector Beam Halogen Headlamps No Yes
Pwr-assisted front ventilated-disc/rear drum brakes Yes No
Pwr windows/door locks Yes No
Quasi-Dual Stainless Steel Exhaust w/Chrome Tailpipe Finisher No Yes
Radio: AM/FM Stereo w/In-Dash 6 Disc CD Changer -inc: MP3/WMA playback capability, digital clock, auxiliary-audio input jack and 7-speaker Bose audio sound system w/Audiopilot No Yes
Radio w/Seek-Scan and Steering Wheel Controls No Yes
Rear Defrost No Yes
Rear Seat Audio Controls No Yes
Rear Wheel Drive No Yes
Rear-Wheel Drive No Yes
Rear window defroster Yes No
Reclining Front Heated Bucket Seats -inc: 5 heat settings, forward/back slide feature, driver's seat height adjuster, driver's seatback storage pocket and integrated headrests No Yes
Regular Amplifier No Yes
Regular Dome Lighting No Yes
Remote Engine Start No Yes
Remote hood-latch, fuel-door, trunk lid releases Yes No
Remote Keyless Entry w/Integrated Key Transmitter, Illuminated Ignition Switch and Panic Button No Yes
Remote Releases -Inc: Mechanical Trunk/Hatch and Mechanical Fuel No Yes
Remote Trunk Release No Yes
Rollover Protection Bars No Yes
Seat-Massage No Yes
Seat Memory No Yes
Seats w/Leatherette Back Material No Yes
Side-door impact beams Yes No
Side Impact Beams No Yes
Spare Tire Mobility Kit No Yes
Speed-sensitive pwr-assisted rack & pinion steering Yes No
Sport fabric upholstery Yes No
Sport Leather/Metal-Look Steering Wheel No Yes
Stability Control No Yes
Stainless steel exhaust system Yes No
Steering column-mounted controls-inc: headlamps,high/low beam,flash-to-pass, turn signals, windshield wipers Yes No
Steering Wheel Audio Controls No Yes
T125/70D15 temp spare tire Yes No
Tinted glass Yes No
Tire Pressure Monitor No Yes
Tires - Front Performance No Yes
Tires: P205/45R17 High Performance Summer -inc: Bridgestone No Yes
Tires - Rear Performance No Yes
Traction Control No Yes
Transmission: 6-Speed Manual -inc: short throw shifter No Yes
Trip Computer No Yes
Trunk Rear Cargo Access No Yes
Universal Garage Door Opener No Yes
Warning lights-inc: engine check, low brake fluid, low oil pressure, low fuel, door/trunk ajar, charging system, low coolant, SRS failure indicator Yes No
Wheels: 17" x 7" Silver Aluminum Alloy No Yes






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