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Vehicle 2001 Mitsubishi Eclipse 2dr Conv Spyder GT Sportronic 1999 Volkswagen Cabrio 2dr Conv GLS Auto
10-way manual driver seat-inc: height/lumbar support controls Yes No
14.5 gallon fuel tank No Yes
14" x 6.0" 7-spoke "Orlando" alloy wheels w/center caps, wheel locks No Yes
16.4 gallon fuel tank Yes No
17" 6-spoke aluminum wheels Yes No
2.0L SOHC SMPI 4 cyl engine No Yes
2-speed intermittent windshield wipers No Yes
2-speed variable-intermittent windshield wipers Yes No
2-way adjustable front seat headrests No Yes
3.0L SOHC SMPI 24-valve V6 engine Yes No
3-point front/rear seat belts w/emergency locking retractors No Yes
3-point seatbelts for all seating positions (height-adjustable front) Yes No
4-speed electronically controlled adaptive dual mode automatic transmission No Yes
4-speed Sportronic automatic transmission w/adaptive shift control Yes No
4-spoke leather-wrapped padded steering wheel w/height-adjustable steering column No Yes
4-wheel pwr disc brakes (front ventilated) Yes No
63 amp/hr battery No Yes
6-way manual passenger seat Yes No
90 amp alternator No Yes
Air conditioning Yes Yes
Anti-intrusion side door beams No Yes
Anti-lock braking system No Yes
Anti-theft vehicle alarm system No Yes
**ASTERISK (*) INDICATES EQUIPMENT WHICH REPLACES OR IS IN ADDITION TO BASE MODELS STANDARD EQUIPMENT** No Yes
Auto locking trunk lid No Yes
Auto-off halogen headlamps Yes No
Black flexible whip antenna No Yes
Body-color 2-bar grille No Yes
Body-color body-side molding No Yes
Body-color integrated bumpers w/black lower section No Yes
Center console-inc: rear lockable compartment w/padded lid, rear cup holder, rear ashtray No Yes
Chrome exhaust tip Yes No
City 19/hwy 26 (3.0L engine/4-speed auto trans) Yes No
City 22/hwy 28 (2.0L engine/4-speed auto trans) No Yes
Collapsible steering column No Yes
Color-keyed bumpers Yes No
Color-keyed door handles Yes No
Color-keyed pwr soft top w/glass rear window Yes No
Color-keyed rear spoiler Yes No
Color-keyed rocker panel extensions Yes No
Cruise control Yes Yes
Dash mounted digital clock Yes No
Daytime running lights No Yes
Digital clock No Yes
Digital electronic ignition w/knock sensor No Yes
Driver & front passenger airbags Yes No
Driver & front passenger air bag supplemental restraint system No Yes
Driver/front passenger visor vanity mirrors Yes No
Dual 12-volt pwr outlets Yes No
Dual body-colored remote heated pwr side mirrors No Yes
Dual covered illuminated visor vanity mirrors No Yes
Dual cup holders Yes No
Dual pwr outside mirrors Yes No
Dual tone horn No Yes
Electric rear window defroster No Yes
Engine immobilizer anti-theft system Yes No
Euro-style halogen headlamps w/separate high/low bulbs No Yes
Floor mats Yes No
Folded top boot cover No Yes
Front center console w/storage area Yes No
Front door map pockets Yes No
Front door storage pockets No Yes
Front foglamps No Yes
Front/rear coil springs/telescopic shock absorbers No Yes
Front/rear pwr windows w/one-touch up/down feature No Yes
Front/rear stabilizer bar Yes No
Front reclining bucket seats Yes No
Front seat storage trays No Yes
Front wheel drive Yes Yes
Full partial leather heated reclining front sport seats w/seat height adjustments No Yes
Fully padded manually operated cloth convertible top No Yes
Glass rear window w/electric defogger No Yes
Headlights-on warning tone No Yes
Heated windshield washer nozzles No Yes
Illuminated front ashtray No Yes
Independent MacPherson strut front suspension w/coil springs Yes No
Independent MacPherson strut front suspension w/stabilizer bar No Yes
Independent multi-link rear suspension w/coil springs Yes No
Independent torsion beam axle rear suspension No Yes
Infinity audio system-inc: AM/FM stereo, CD player, 210-watt, (7) speakers Yes No
Instrumentation-inc: speedometer, trip odometer, tachometer, fuel/temp gauges No Yes
Instrumentation-inc: tachometer, digital odometer, (2) digital tripmeters Yes No
Integrated fog lamps Yes No
Interior dome light No Yes
Large front door storage pockets w/carpeting No Yes
Leather-wrapped parking brake handle No Yes
Leather-wrapped shift knob Yes No
Leather-wrapped steering wheel Yes No
Lockable rear folding seat w/integrated headrests No Yes
Luggage compartment floor covering No Yes
Luggage compartment light No Yes
Map lights w/dimming feature Yes No
Molded door trim w/leatherette inserts, integrated armrests No Yes
Open door warning reflectors No Yes
P195/60HR14 all-season tires No Yes
P215/50VR17 SBR tires Yes No
Premium AM/FM stereo cassette w/anti-theft coding, 8-speaker system No Yes
Premium sport fabric seating surfaces Yes No
Pwr antenna Yes No
Pwr-assisted front vented disc/rear drum brakes No Yes
Pwr-assisted rack & pinion steering No Yes
Pwr central locking system-inc: selective unlocking at front doors No Yes
Pwr central locking system-inc: selective unlocking at front doors, key operated opening/closing for pwr windows No Yes
Pwr door locks Yes No
Pwr rack & pinion steering Yes No
Pwr windows-inc: driver-side auto-down, 30-second pwr reserve Yes No
Rear seat heating/air cond ducts No Yes
Rear window defroster w/timer Yes No
Remote hood/trunk release Yes No
Roll bar No Yes
Security alarm system w/remote keyless entry Yes No
Side-impact door beams Yes No
Space-saver spare tire No Yes
Tilt steering wheel Yes No
Tinted glass No Yes
Tinted solar control glass Yes No
Titanium-colored trim accents Yes No
TLEV (Transitional Low Emission Vehicle) concept No Yes
Trunk storage net for roof cover/boot No Yes
Upper child seat tether anchors Yes No
Upper windshield shade band Yes No
Warning indicators-inc: low fuel/oil pressure Yes No






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