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Vehicle 2008 Mitsubishi Eclipse Spyder GT 2005 Mercedes-Benz CLK-Class CLK500 Cabriolet
100,000-Mile Extended Service Interval For Spark Plugs No Yes
12-Volt Battery Yes No
1 Front Cupholder; 1 Cupholder Total No Yes
21-mm Rear Stabilizer Bar Yes No
22-mm Front Stabilizer Bar Yes No
2 Front, 2 Cupholders Total Yes No
2 Front Halogen and 1 Rear Foglight No Yes
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-Function HomeLink(R) Universal Garage Door Opener No Yes
3-Memory Adjustments For Driver Side Include Seat, Passenger Seat, Exterior Mirrors, and Steering Wheel No Yes
3-Point Seatbelts For All Seating Positions No Yes
4-Wheel Anti-Lock Brakes Yes Yes
5.0-Liter, 90-Degree V8, 24-Valve, SOHC, SEFI Engine; Front Mounted With Horsepower Of 302@5600, Torque Of 339@2700, Alloy Block and Alloy Cylinder Heads No Yes
6-Speed Manual Transmission With Overdrive Yes No
7-Speed Electronically Controlled Manually Interactive Adaptive Automatic Transmission No Yes
Adaptive Automatic Transmission No Yes
Alloy Wheels, 18-In. Yes No
Alloy Wheels, Front 17-In. X 7.5-In. and Rear 17-In. X 8.5-In. No Yes
AM/FM Radio With Seek, Scan, Speed-Sensitive Volume, and Harman/Kardon(R) LOGIC7 Surround Sound System With 10 Speakers Total; CD Player With Search No Yes
Audible Warnings Include Headlights-On and Key-In-Ignition No Yes
Audio and Telephone Pre-Wiring No Yes
Automatic Climate Control With Sun Sensor No Yes
Automatic Headlights With Automatic Off Yes No
Automatic Headlights With Automatic On/Off, Time Delay, and Dusk Sensor No Yes
Automatic Locking Retractors Yes Yes
Automatic Safety Rollbars No Yes
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
Black Grille No Yes
Blue Tinted Privacy Glass No Yes
Brake Assist Electronic Brake Assistance No Yes
Burl Walnut Genuine Wood Trim Located On Doors, Instrument Panel, and Center Floor Console No Yes
Cargo Area Cover No Yes
Cargo Area Tiedown Hooks No Yes
Carpet Located In Passenger Cabin and Cargo Area Yes Yes
Centralized Control Instrumentation For Phone and Audio No Yes
Chrome Exhaust Pipe No Yes
Cigarette Lighter and Ashtray No Yes
Clock No Yes
Cloth Seats Yes No
Coinholder Yes Yes
Color-Keyed Door Handles Yes No
Color-Keyed Rear Spoiler No Yes
Compact Spare Tire Yes No
Compass Yes No
Concealed Safety Rollbar Yes No
Covered Lower Console Storage Located On Floor Yes Yes
Crash Sensor Sends GPS Signal No Yes
Cruise Control Yes Yes
Daytime Running Lights Yes Yes
Delayed Courtesy Light No Yes
Delayed Courtesy Lights Yes No
Delayed Power Retention Yes Yes
Digital Clock Yes No
Driver Airbag With Dual Stage Deployment Yes Yes
Driver Manual Lumbar Support Yes No
Dual Body Color Power Adjustable Heated Folding Signaling Exterior Rearview Mirrors With 3-Position Memory, Driver Side Electrochromic, and Passenger Side Automatic Tilt-Down No Yes
Dual Color-Keyed Folding Power Adjustable Exterior Rearview Mirrors Yes No
Dual Final Drive Ratio 3.77; 3.24 Yes No
Easy Entry Seat Yes Yes
Electrochromic Interior Rearview Mirror No Yes
Electronic Brake Force Distribution Yes No
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
Emergency Fuel Shutoff Device No Yes
Exterior Temperature Gauge Yes Yes
Flexible Service System Service Interval Indicator For Oil Level and Oil Quality No Yes
Front Air Dam Yes Yes
Front and Rear 3-Point Seatbelts Yes No
Front and Rear Body Color Bumpers No Yes
Front and Rear Color-Keyed Bumpers Yes No
Front and Rear Crumple Zones Yes No
Front and Rear Pretensioners With Force Limiters No Yes
Front Carpeted Floor Mats Yes Yes
Front Driver Power Seat Adjusts 10 Ways Total No Yes
Front Dual Door Mounted Storage Yes Yes
Front Dual Illuminated Vanity Mirrors Yes Yes
Front Dual Map Lights Yes No
Front Dual Multi-Contour Sport Bucket Seats With Adjustable Seat Height and 3-Position Memory No Yes
Front Dual Power Headrests 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 Seatback Storage Pockets No Yes
Front Dual Sunvisors Yes Yes
Front Foglights Yes No
Front Passenger Power Seat Adjusts 10 Ways Total No Yes
Front Power 295-mm Ventilated Disc and Rear Power 284-mm Ventilated Disc BRAKE4 Yes No
Front Power 345-mm X 30-mm Ventilated Disc and Rear Power 300-mm X 22-mm Ventilated Disc Brakes No Yes
Front Power Outlet Yes Yes
Front Pretensioners With Force Limiters Yes No
Front SBRP225/45ZR17 and Rear SBRP245/40ZR17, High Performance Tires No Yes
Front Side Airbag With Head Protection No Yes
Front Stabilizer Bar No Yes
Fuel Filler Door Unlocks Via Smartkey Multi-Function Remote No Yes
Full-Size Spare Tire No Yes
Glass Rear Window Located On Convertible Top No Yes
Glass Rear Window On Convertible Yes No
Halogen Headlights Yes No
Heated Washer System No Yes
HVAC Rest Mode With 30 Minutes Activation No Yes
Illuminated Entry Includes Ignition Key Surround Yes No
Illuminated Glovebox Yes Yes
Independent MacPherson Strut Front Suspension With Coil Springs and Shock Absorbers Yes No
Independent Multi-Link Front Suspension With Coil Springs, Gas-Pressurized Shock Absorbers and Anti-Dive Geometry No Yes
Independent Multi-Link Rear Suspension With Coil Springs and Shock Absorbers Yes No
Independent Multi-Link Rear Suspension With Coil Springs, Gas-Pressurized Shock Absorbers and Anti-Squat Geometry and Alignment Control No Yes
Interior Dust, Pollen, and Active Charcoal Filter No Yes
Keyless Entry Operated Via Key Fob Yes Yes
L A T C H Yes Yes
Leather Located On Shift Knob Yes No
Leather Seats No Yes
Leather Steering Wheel No Yes
Leather Trim Located On Doors, Steering Wheel, and Shift Knob No Yes
Manual Air Conditioning Yes No
Memory Steering Column No Yes
Metallic Paint (If Selected) Yes Yes
Multi-Function Remote Operates Anti-Theft, Door Lock/Unlock, Panic Alarm and Trunk Yes No
Night Security Illumination Perimeter Lighting No Yes
Oil Cooler No Yes
Oil Gauge No Yes
Panic Alarm Yes Yes
Passenger Airbag Cutoff Sensor Yes No
Passenger Airbag With Dual Stage Deployment Yes Yes
Polished Exhaust Pipe Yes No
Power Door Locks Yes No
Power Rack and Pinion Variable Assisted Steering Yes No
Power Soft Convertible Top Yes Yes
Power Speed Sensitive Rack and Pinion Variable Assisted Steering No Yes
Power Telescoping 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 One-Touch Up and One-Touch Down No Yes
Pre-Programmed Equalizer Yes No
Programmable Power Door Locks With Automatic Locking At 9-MPH No Yes
Projector Beam Halogen Headlights No Yes
Radio Antenna Yes Yes
Radio Anti-Theft No Yes
Rain Sensing Variable Intermittent Windshield Wiper No Yes
Rear Air Dam No Yes
Rear Bucket Seats Yes No
Rear Bucket Seats With Fold-Down Center Armrest and Headrests No Yes
Rear Carpeted Floor Mats No Yes
Rear HVAC Ducts No Yes
Rear Side Airbags No Yes
Rear Spoiler Yes No
Rear Stabilizer Bar No Yes
Rear Window Defroster Yes Yes
Remote Fuel Door Release Yes Yes
Remote Trunk Opener Operated Via Smartkey Multi-Function Remote No 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
Seat Mounted Front Side Airbags Yes No
Selective Locking/Unlocking Via Remote Keyless Entry No Yes
Selective Unlocking Yes No
Separate Driver/Front Passenger Climate Controls No Yes
Side Guard Door Beams Yes Yes
Side Skirts No Yes
Smartkey Multi-Function Remote Operates Anti-Theft, Door Lock/Unlock, Exterior Lights, Fuel Door, Illuminated Entry, Panic Alarm, Power Windows, and Trunk No Yes
Steering Wheel Mounted Controls For Audio Yes No
Steering Wheel Mounted Controls For Transmission, Audio, Telephone, 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
Tilt Steering Column Yes No
Tinted Glass Yes No
Tire Pressure Monitor Yes No
Tonneau Cover Yes No
Touch Shift Manually Interactive Transmission No Yes
Traction Control Yes No
Trip Computer With Stop Watch, Average Fuel Consumption, Instantaneous Fuel Consumption, and Miles To Empty No Yes
Trunk Anti-Trap Device Yes Yes
Trunk Light Yes Yes
Trunk Unlocks Via Smartkey Multi-Function Remote 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 Engine Immobilizer, Alarm, and Anti-Lift Sensor 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 Convertible No Yes






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