Mitsubishi
Eclipse
1997
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1997 Mitsubishi Eclipse Specs & Safety

The table below shows all 1997 Mitsubishi Eclipse specs by style, including MPG (fuel economy), transmission details, and interior and exterior dimensions. Additionally, find 1997 Mitsubishi Eclipse warranty and reliability information, such as limits on bumper-to-bumper coverage and major components.
MSRP *
$13,830
Invoice *
$12,716
Engine
2.0L I-4 140 HP 130.0 ft.lbs. @ 4,800 rpm
Transmission
5-spd man w/OD / 4-spd auto w/OD
Fuel Economy City
22.1 mpg
Fuel Economy Hwy
32.8 mpg
Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles
36/36,000
Engine
2.0L I-4 140 HP 130.0 ft.lbs. @ 4,800 rpm
Transmission
5-spd man w/OD / 4-spd auto w/OD
Alternator
90 amp
Axle Ratio
4.93
Recommended Fuel Type
regular unleaded
Fuel Tank
16.9 gal.
Exhaust
stainless steel
Drive Type
front-wheel
Front Suspension
multi-link
Front Anti-Roll Bar
front anti-roll bar
Front Springs
coil
Rear Suspension
independent multi-link
Rear Springs
coil
Steering
rack & pinion
Brakes
front disc/rear drum
Vented Disc Brakes
front
Wheels
14.0 " steel
Front Tires
P185/70SR14.0BSW AS
Spare Tire and Wheel
compact steel
Seating Capacity
4
Front Seat Type
bucket
Front Headrests
adjustable
Front Armrests
center w/storage
Front Driver Seat Direction Controls
8-way
Front Passenger Seat Direction Controls
4-way
Rear Seats
full bench
Seat Trim
cloth
Door Trim
cloth
Headliner
front cloth
Floor Trim
carpet
Floor Mats
carpeted front & rear
Rearview Mirror
day-night
Glove Box
glove box
Dome Light
dome light
Floor Console
full
Cup Holder
front
Door Bins
dual
Cargo Floor Trim
carpeted
Trunk Lid Trim
plastic
Front Air Conditioning
manual
Radio
AM/FM stereo, clock, seek-scan
CD
single / trunk/cargo area mounted 6-disc
Speakers
4
Antenna
fixed
Door Locks
manual
Power Outlets
1
Driver Foot Rest
driver foot rest
Instrument Display
analog
Water Temp Gauge
engine temperature gauge
Trip Odometer
trip odometer
Front Windows
manual
Rear Windows
fixed
Tinted Windows
light
Front Windshield Wipers
variable intermittent
Rear Defroster
rear defroster
Center High Mounted Stop Light
center high mounted stop light
Front Impact Airbags
driver and passenger
Door Count
2 doors
Maximum Cargo Volume
16.6 cu.ft.
Exterior Length
172.2 "
Exterior Width
68.3 "
Exterior Height
51.0 "
Wheelbase
99 "
Front Tread
59 "
Rear Tread
59 "
Turning Radius
19.0 '
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating
3,743 lbs.
Curb Weight
2,767 lbs. / 2,844 lbs.
Drag Coefficient
.29
Front Legroom
43.3 "
Rear Legroom
28.4 "
Front Headroom
37.9 "
Rear Headroom
34.3 "
Front Hiproom
55.1 "
Rear Hiproom
47.2 "
Front Shoulder Room
53.1 "
Rear Shoulder Room
51.2 "
Passenger Volume
79 cu.ft.
Interior Cargo Volume
16.6 cu.ft.
Mud Flaps
front and rear
Bumpers
body-colored
Paint
monotone
Exterior Mirrors
dual manual
Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles
36/36,000
Major Components Months/Miles
60/60,000
Corrosion Perforation Months/Miles
84/100,000
Roadside Assistance Months/Miles
60/60,000

Safety Ratings

Below is the 1997 Mitsubishi Eclipse safety rating information and crash results as reported by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). The ratings are based on a star system and can vary by style.

Style
Frontal Rating

NHTSA rates vehicles on a scale of 1 to 5 stars.

Frontal Rating:

5% or less chance of injury

6% to 10% or less chance of injury

11% to 20% or less chance of injury

21% to 25% or less chance of injury

26% or greater chance of injury

Side Rating

NHTSA rates vehicles on a scale of 1 to 5 stars.

Side Rating:

10% or less chance of injury

11% to 20% or less chance of injury

21% to 35% or less chance of injury

36% to 45% or less chance of injury

46% or greater chance of injury

Safety data is not currently available from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. For a list of safety-related features, please check the Safety section.
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