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Vehicle 2008 Mitsubishi Eclipse Spyder GT 2004 Mercedes-Benz SL-Class SL600 Roadster
12-Volt Battery Yes No
21-mm Rear Stabilizer Bar Yes No
22-mm Front Stabilizer Bar Yes No
2 Cupholders Total No Yes
2 Front, 2 Cupholders Total Yes No
3.8-Liter, V6, 24-Valve, SOHC, MPFI Engine, Front Mounted With Horsepower Of 260@5750, Torque Of 258@4500, Cast Iron Block and Alloy Cylinder Heads Yes No
3-Memory Adjustments For Driver Seat, Exterior Mirrors, Interior Rearview Mirror, Steering Wheel, HVAC, and Radio No Yes
4-Link Independent Front Suspension With Coil Springs No Yes
4-Wheel Anti-Lock Brakes Yes Yes
5.5-Liter, 60-Degree V12, 36-Valve, SOHC, SEFI Engine, Front Mounted With Horsepower Of 493@5000, Torque Of 590@1800, Alloy Block, and Alloy Heads No Yes
5-Arm Multi-Link Independent Rear Suspension With Coil Springs No Yes
5-Speed Electronically Controlled Automatic Transmission No Yes
60,000 Mile Extended Service Interval For Spark Plugs No Yes
6-Speed Manual Transmission With Overdrive Yes No
Active Body Control Adaptive Variable Suspension No Yes
Adaptive Transmission No Yes
Alcantara Trim Located On Headliner and Sunvisors No Yes
Alloy Wheels, 18-In. Yes No
Alloy Wheels, 18-In. X 8.5-In. Front and 18-In. X 9.5-In. Rear No Yes
AM/FM Radio With Speed Sensitive Volume and 8 Speakers Total; In-Dash CD Player and 6-Disc CD Changer Located In Rear No Yes
Audible Warnings Include Headlights-On and Key-In-Ignition No Yes
Automatic Climate Control With Sun Sensor No Yes
Automatic Dimming Interior Rearview Mirror No Yes
Automatic Headlights With Automatic Off Yes No
Automatic Headlights With Automatic On, Automatic Off, and Dusk Sensor No Yes
Automatic Load-Leveling No Yes
Automatic Locking Retractors Yes No
Automatic Slip Control (ASR) All-Speed Traction Control Via ABS and Engine Management No Yes
Automatic Tilt Away Steering Column No Yes
BabySmart(TM) Passenger Airbag Cutoff Sensor Activated By Seatbelt Engagement, Passenger Weight, or Installed Child Seat No Yes
Battery No Yes
Battery Saver No Yes
Bi-Xenon High Intensity Discharge Low Beam and High Beam Headlights With Automatic Leveling No Yes
Brake Assist Electronic Brake Assistance No Yes
Cargo Tie-Downs No Yes
Carpet No Yes
Carpeted Front Floor Mats No Yes
Carpet Located In Passenger Cabin and Cargo Area Yes No
Chestnut, Burl Walnut, or Black Ash Genuine Wood Trim Located On Center Floor Console, Doors, Steering Wheel, and Shift Knob No Yes
Chrome Exhaust No Yes
Cigarette Lighter No Yes
Cloth Seats Yes No
Coinholder Yes No
Coin Holder No Yes
Color-Keyed Door Handles Yes No
COMAND (Cockpit Management and Data) System Centralized Control Instrumentation For Phone, Audio, and Navigation No Yes
Compact Spare Tire Yes Yes
Compass Yes No
Concealed Safety Rollbar Yes No
Concealed Safety Roll Bar No Yes
Covered Lower Console Storage Located On Floor Yes No
Covered Lower Console Storage Located On Floor With Armrest Storage No Yes
Crash Sensor Sends GPS Signal No Yes
Cruise Control Yes Yes
Daytime Running Lights Yes Yes
Delayed Courtesy Lights Yes Yes
Delayed Power Retention Yes Yes
Digital Clock Yes Yes
Door Mounted Storage No Yes
Driver Airbag With Dual Stage Deployment Yes No
Driver Knee Airbag No Yes
Driver Manual Lumbar Support Yes No
Dual Color-Keyed Folding Power Adjustable Exterior Rearview Mirrors Yes No
Dual Final Drive Ratio 3.77; 3.24 Yes No
Dual Power Adjustable Heated Signaling Exterior Rearview Mirrors With Memory, Driver Side Automatic Dimming, and Passenger Side Automatic Tilt-Down No Yes
Dynamic Multi-Contour Front Dual Massage Seats No Yes
Easy Entry Seat Yes No
Electronic Brake Force Distribution Yes Yes
Electronic Stability Program (ESP) Vehicle Stability Control System Operated Via Engine Power Reduction and ABS Measures Steering Wheel Angle/Direction, Yaw Rate, Wheel Speed, and Lateral Acceleration No Yes
Equalizer No Yes
Exterior Temperature Gauge Yes Yes
First Aid Kit No Yes
Fixed Rear Antenna No Yes
Flexible Service System Service Interval Indicator For Oil Level and Oil Quality No Yes
Free Scheduled Maintenance For 48 Months or 50,000 Miles No Yes
Front Air Dam Yes Yes
Front and Rear 3-Point Seatbelts Yes No
Front and Rear Bumpers No Yes
Front and Rear Color-Keyed Bumpers Yes No
Front and Rear Crumple Zones Yes Yes
Front and Rear Locking Storage No Yes
Front Automatic Locking Retractor No Yes
Front Carpeted Floor Mats Yes No
Front Driver Airbag With Dual Stage Deployment No Yes
Front Dual 3-Point Seatbelts No Yes
Front Dual Door Mounted Storage Yes No
Front Dual Dynamic Multi-Contour Active Ventilated Heated Cooled Sport Bucket Seats With Massage, Adjustable Height, and 3-Position Power Memory No Yes
Front Dual Illuminated Vanity Mirrors Yes Yes
Front Dual Map Lights Yes No
Front Dual Power Headrests No Yes
Front Dual Power Lumbar Support No Yes
Front Dual Reading Lights No Yes
Front Dual Reclining Bucket Seats, Driver Side Manually Adjusts 6-Ways Total, Passenger Side Manually Adjusts 4-Ways Total, With Driver Adjustable Seat Height and Integral Headrests Yes No
Front Dual Sunvisors Yes Yes
Front Foglights Yes No
Front Halogen and Rear Foglights No Yes
Front Passenger Airbag With Dual Stage Deployment No Yes
Front Power 295-mm Ventilated Disc and Rear Power 284-mm Ventilated Disc BRAKE4 Yes No
Front Power 361-mm Ventilated Disc Brakes and Rear Power 330-mm Ventilated Disc Brakes No Yes
Front Power Outlet Yes No
Front Power Outlet Integrated With Cigarette Lighter No Yes
Front Power Seatbelt Height Adjusters No Yes
Front Pretensioners With Force Limiters Yes Yes
Front Side Airbags With Head Protection No Yes
Fully Automatic Power Trunk Lid Operated Via Multi-Function Remote No Yes
Glass Rear Window On Convertible Yes Yes
GPS and CD Navigation Aid No Yes
Halogen Headlights Yes No
Halogen High Beam Headlights No Yes
Heated Headlight Washers No Yes
Heated Washer System No Yes
HomeLink(R) 3-Function Universal Garage Door Opener No Yes
HVAC Rest Mode With 30 Minutes Activation No Yes
Illuminated Entry No Yes
Illuminated Entry Includes Ignition Key Surround Yes No
Illuminated Glovebox Yes No
Independent MacPherson Strut Front Suspension With Coil Springs and Shock Absorbers Yes No
Independent Multi-Link Rear Suspension With Coil Springs and Shock Absorbers Yes No
Keyless Entry Operated Via Key Fob Yes Yes
L A T C H Yes No
Latching Power Trunk Lid No Yes
Leather and Wood Steering Wheel No Yes
Leather Interior Trim Located On Center Floor Console, Doors, Instrument Panel, Shift Knob, and Steering Wheel No Yes
Leather Located On Shift Knob Yes No
Locking Fuel Filler Door No Yes
Locking Illuminated Glovebox No Yes
Manual Air Conditioning Yes No
Metallic Paint (If Selected) Yes Yes
Motorola(R) V60 Hands-Free Portable Digital Cellular Telephone With Operation Via Voice Control System, Steering Wheel Controls, or COMAND System; Automatic Phonebook Download; and Integration With Vehicle Audio System No Yes
Multi-Function Remote Operates Anti-Theft, Door Lock/Unlock, Panic Alarm and Trunk Yes No
Nappa Leather Seats No Yes
Oil Cooler No Yes
Oil Level Gauge No Yes
Panic Alarm Yes Yes
Passenger Airbag Cutoff Sensor Yes No
Passenger Airbag With Dual Stage Deployment Yes No
Perimeter Lighting No Yes
Polished Exhaust Pipe Yes No
Pollen, Dust, and Active Charcoal Air Filter No Yes
Power Decklid Locks/Unlocks Via Remote Keyless No Yes
Power Door Locks Yes No
Power Front Driver Seat Adjusts 12 Ways Total No Yes
Power Front Passenger Seat Adjusts 12 Ways Total No Yes
Power Hard Convertible Top No Yes
Power Rack and Pinion Variable Assisted Steering Yes No
Power Soft Convertible Top Yes No
Power Telescopic Steering Column No Yes
Power Tilt Steering Column No Yes
Power Window Lockout/Override Yes No
Power Windows With Driver Side One-Touch Down Yes No
Power Windows With Front Dual One-Touch Up and One-Touch Down No Yes
Pre-Programmed Equalizer Yes No
Programmable Power Door Locks Operated Via Remote With Automatic Locking No Yes
Radio Antenna Yes No
Rain Sensing Intermittent Front Windshield Wipers No Yes
Rear Bucket Seats Yes No
Rear Defroster No Yes
Rear Spoiler Yes Yes
Rear Window Defroster Yes No
Remote Fuel Door Release Yes Yes
Remote Trunk Release Located Inside Vehicle and On Multi-Function Remote Yes No
Rockford Fosgate(R) AM/FM Radio With 650-Watts, Speed Sensitive Volume and 9 Speakers Total; 6-Disc CD Changer; MP3 Player; Sirius(R) Satellite Radio (Includes 6-Months Service) Yes No
Rollover Sensor No Yes
SBRP235/45R18 All-Season Tires Yes No
SBRP255/40R18 95Y Front and SBRP285/35R18 97Y Rear, High Performance Tires No Yes
Seat Mounted Front Side Airbags Yes No
Selective Unlocking Yes Yes
Sensotronic Drive-By-Wire Control For Brakes No Yes
Separate Driver/Front Passenger Climate Controls No Yes
Side Guard Door Beams Yes Yes
Silver Grille No Yes
SmartKey Programmable Multi-Function Remote Operates Anti-Theft, Exterior Lights, Illuminated Entry, Panic Alarm, Power Windows, Trunk, and Convertible Top No Yes
Steering Column Memory No Yes
Steering Wheel Mounted Controls For Audio Yes No
Steering Wheel Mounted Controls For Audio, Phone, and Instrumentation Display No Yes
Subwoofer Yes Yes
Tachometer Yes Yes
Tele Aid Telematics Includes Automatic Collision Notification, Concierge Services, Emergency Response, Roadside Assistance, Security System Notification, Stolen Vehicle Tracking, Remote Unlocking, Reservations, Navigation, and Traffic Information; 12-Months Included At No Charge No Yes
Tele Aid Vehicle Location System No Yes
Tele Aid Vehicle Theft Tracking No Yes
Telephone Antenna No Yes
Temperature Controlled Storage Cools Glovebox and Front Console No Yes
Temperature Controlled Storage Heats Glovebox and Front Console No Yes
Tilt Steering Column Yes No
Tinted Glass Yes Yes
Tire Pressure Monitor Yes No
Tonneau Cover Yes No
Touch Shift Manually Interactive Transmission No Yes
Traction Control Yes No
Trip Computer With Average Fuel Consumption, Miles To Empty, Instantaneous Fuel Consumption, and Stop Watch No Yes
Trunk Anti-Trap Device Yes Yes
Trunk Light Yes Yes
Trunk Release No Yes
Turbocharger With Intercooler No Yes
Ultra Low Emissions Vehicle (ULEV) No Yes
Underseat Storage No Yes
Valet Lockout No Yes
Variable Intermittent Windshield Wipers Yes No
Vehicle Anti-Lockout Yes Yes
Vehicle Anti-Theft Via Alarm and Engine Immobilizer Yes No
Vehicle Anti-Theft Via Alarm, Engine Immobilizer, and Anti-Lift Sensor No Yes
Vehicle Speed Sensitive Rack and Pinion Power Steering No Yes
Voice Activated Controls For Phone and Audio No Yes
Warning Lights Include Door Ajar, Low Fuel, Oil Low, Low Coolant, and Low Washer Fluid No Yes
Warning Lights Include Low Fuel and Oil Pressure Yes No
Wind Deflector For Convertibles No Yes
Windshield Wiper Activated Headlights No Yes
Windshield Wiper De-Icer No Yes

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