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Mitsubishi's Eclipse has entered the main stream for model year 2000. We loved last year's radical styling, violent, turbocharged response,...

2000 Mitsubishi Eclipse Trim Comparison

RS Hatchback

General Pricing

Resale Value $17,697.00 $19,047.00 $20,287.00
Destination $495.00 $495.00 $495.00

Engines & Power

Standard Engine 2.4L I4 2.4L I4 3.0L V6
Horsepower 154 @ 5500 RPM 154 @ 5500 RPM 205 @ 5500 RPM
Torque 163 @ 4000 RPM 163 @ 4000 RPM 205 @ 4500 RPM
Valves 4 4 4
Displacement (cc) 2350 2350 2950
Bore X Stroke (in.) 3.4 X 3.9 3.4 X 3.9 3.6 X 3.0
Compression Ratio 9:1 9:1 9:1

Fuel Economy

City (mpg) 23 23 20
Highway (mpg) 31 31 28

Exterior Dimensions & Weight

Curb Weight - Automatic (lb.) 2821.9 2910.1 3053.4
Wheelbase (in.) 100.8 100.8 100.8
Length (in.) 175.4 175.4 175.4
Width (in.) 68.9 68.9 68.9
Height (in.) 51.6 51.6 51.6
Track Front (in.) 59.4 59.4 59.4
Track Rear (in.) 59.4 59.4 59.4
Ground Clearance (in.) N/A N/A N/A

Interior Dimensions

Standard Seating 4 4 4
Front Headroom (in.) 37.9 36.6 36.6
Rear Headroom (in.) 34.9 34.9 34.9
Front Legroom (in.) 42.3 42.3 42.3
Rear Legroom (in.) 30.2 30.2 30.2
Front Shoulder Room (in.) 52.5 52.5 52.5
Rear Shoulder Room (in.) 52.0 52.0 52.0
Front Hip Room (in.) 51.9 51.9 51.9
Rear Hip Room (in.) 44.7 44.7 44.7

Payload & Towing

Passenger Volumn (cu. ft.) N/A N/A N/A

Steering, Suspension & Brakes

Front Suspension strut strut strut
Rear Suspension multi-link multi-link multi-link
Tires 195/65R15 205/55R16 215/50R17

Anti-Theft & Locks

Power Door Locks Std. Std. Std.

Braking & Traction

4 Wheel Drive / All Wheel Drive front wheel drive front wheel drive front wheel drive
ABS Brakes (2 or 4 Wheel) N/A N/A N/A
Limited Slip Differential or Axle N/A N/A N/A
Vehicle Stability Control System N/A N/A N/A

Entertainment, Communication & Navigation

Radio N/A N/A N/A
Cassette Player N/A N/A N/A
CD Player Yes Yes Yes
CD Changer N/A N/A N/A
DVD Player N/A N/A N/A
Navigation Aid N/A N/A N/A

Interior

Cruise Control N/A Std. Std.
Tilt Steering Yes Yes Yes
Telescopic Steering Column N/A N/A N/A

Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning

Air Conditioning Std. Std. Std.

Safety

Driver Airbag Std. Std. Std.
Front Side Airbag N/A N/A N/A
Passenger Side Airbag Std. Std. Std.
Rear Side Airbag N/A N/A N/A

Seats

Driver Multi-Adjustable Power Seat N/A N/A N/A

Roof

Sunroof / Moonroof N/A Std. N/A

Windows, Mirrors & Wipers

Power Windows Std. Std. Std.

Compare Against Other Trims

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