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Vehicle 1999 BMW 3-Series 328IS 2dr Cpe Manual 2001 Mitsubishi Mirage 2dr Cpe DE 1.5L Auto
12.4 gallon fuel tank No Yes
12-volt accessory outlet No Yes
14" steel wheels w/full covers No Yes
1.5L SOHC MFI 12-valve I4 engine No Yes
15" x 7.0" streamline alloy wheels Yes No
16.4 gallon fuel tank Yes No
2.8L (170) DOHC 24-valve inline 6-cyl engine w/variable valve timing Yes No
2-speed intermittent wipers No Yes
2-stage rear-window defroster Yes No
3-channel diversity antenna system Yes No
4-speed automatic transmission w/OD No Yes
4-wheel anti-lock brake system (ABS) Yes No
4-wheel front-ventilated disc brakes Yes No
5-speed manual transmission w/direct 5th gear Yes No
6-way manual driver seat w/height control No Yes
75 amp/hr battery Yes No
80-amp alternator Yes No
8-way pwr front bucket seats Yes No
9-MPH body-color hydraulic energy-absorbing bumpers Yes No
Adjustable rear seat head restraints Yes No
All season traction control Yes No
Anti-theft AM/FM stereo w/cassette-inc: 10-speakers Yes No
Automatic climate control-inc: separate left/right elect temp control Yes No
Black door handles No Yes
Black grille accent No Yes
Black manual outside mirrors No Yes
Central locking system-inc: double lock anti-theft, console switch Yes No
Child seat restraint automatic locking retractors on all belts Yes No
Child seat upper tether anchors No Yes
City 20/hwy 29 (2.8L engine/5-speed manual trans) Yes No
City 28/hwy 35 (1.5L engine/4-speed auto trans) No Yes
Cloth/vinyl seat fabric No Yes
Color-keyed front/rear bumpers No Yes
Courtesy lights w/fade-in/out, remote activation, key-off auto-on Yes No
Cruise control Yes No
Digital clock No Yes
Direct ignition system w/knock control Yes No
Driver door key-in-lock window open/close Yes No
Driver & front passenger airbags No Yes
Driver/front passenger airbag supplemental restraint system (SRS) Yes No
Driver/passenger-side vanity mirror No Yes
Drop-down tool kit in trunk Yes No
Dual front cup holders No Yes
Dual front cupholders/coinholder Yes No
Dual pwr heated rearview mirrors Yes No
Electronic analog tachometer Yes No
Front 3-point height-adjustable seatbelts No Yes
Front armrests & door map pockets No Yes
Front center console w/storage, armrest No Yes
Front center fold-up armrest w/storage compartment Yes No
Front/rear coil springs, twin-tube gas-pressure shock absorbers Yes No
Front/rear crumple zones No Yes
Front/rear floor mats No Yes
Front/rear stabilizer bars Yes No
Front reclining bucket seats No Yes
Front seatback storage nets Yes No
Front seat chest-area side impact airbags Yes No
Front wheel drive No Yes
Full-size spare tire w/steel wheel Yes No
Green-tint glass No Yes
Halogen fog lights Yes No
Halogen headlights Yes No
Height adjustable front safety belts w/automatic tensioners, force limiters Yes No
Independent MacPherson strut front suspension w/coil springs No Yes
Instrumentation-inc: digital odometer, tripmeter No Yes
Integrated deployment-inc: safety belt tensioners, airbags, post impact safety measures Yes No
Interior lighting-inc: dome, trunk light No Yes
LCD main/trip odometers Yes No
Leatherette upholstery Yes No
Leather steering wheel/shift knob Yes No
Locking glove box w/take-out flashlight Yes No
Low fuel/low oil pressure indicator lights No Yes
Map reading lights Yes No
Microchip dynamic encoded key anti-theft driveaway protection Yes No
Microfilter ventilation Yes No
Multi Information Display w/multi-function digital clock, outside temp display w/freeze warning, vehicle monitor system w/pictogram display Yes No
Multi-link rear suspension w/central links Yes No
Multi-link rear suspension w/coil springs No Yes
P175/65R14 all-season SBR tires No Yes
P205/60HR15 all-season SBR tires Yes No
Pre-wired for CD changer Yes No
Pre-wired for remote keyless-entry/alarm system Yes No
Pwr front ventilated disc/rear drum brakes No Yes
Pwr rack & pinion steering No Yes
Pwr side-window sealing system Yes No
Pwr windows-inc: key-off retained pwr, 1-touch up/down, anti-trapping pinch protection Yes No
Rear bench seat No Yes
Rear reading lights Yes No
Rear seatbelts-inc: 3-point outboard, center lap belt No Yes
Rear wheel drive Yes No
Rear window defroster No Yes
Remote releases-inc: fuel door, trunk, hood No Yes
Seatback easy-entry Yes No
Service interval indicator Yes No
Side-door impact beams No Yes
Split folding rear seats Yes No
Stainless steel exhaust system No Yes
Strut-type front suspension w/arc-shaped lower arms Yes No
Temporary spare tire No Yes
Tilt steering wheel No Yes
Trunk floor tie down straps Yes No
Trunk storage bins Yes No
Variable engine-speed-sensitive pwr-assisted rack and pinion steering Yes No
Vehicle-speed variable 2-speed intermittent windshield wipers w/single wipe mode Yes No
Whip antenna No Yes






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