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Here's how the 1999 Pontiac Firebird and the 1999 Mitsubishi Eclipse measure up.
2dr Cpe Firebird
$18,250
Starting MSRP
3dr Cpe RS Manual
$15,750
Starting MSRP

Overview

Door
2-door 2-door -
Seats
4 4 -
Engine

200.0-hp, 3.8-liter, V6 Cylinder Engine(Gasoline Fuel)

140.0-hp, 2.0-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine(Gasoline Fuel)

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Combined MPG
0 0 -
Size
193.8" length, 52.7" height 172.4" length, 49.8" height -
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive -

Exterior color

Exterior color

-

Interior color

Interior color

Light Gray

Taupe

Tan

Gray

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Transmissions

Transmissions

M/T

A/T

5-Speed M/T

4-Speed A/T

M/T

5-Speed M/T

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Vehicle

EPA Classification
Subcompact Sub-Compact -

Wheels

Rear Wheel Size
16 x 8 in 14 x 5.5 in -
Spare Wheel Size
15 x 4 in 15 x 4 in -
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel -
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel -
Front Wheel Size
16 x 8 in 14 x 5.5 in -
Spare Wheel Material
Steel N/A -

Electrical

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
105 90 -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
690 525 -

Engine

Displacement
3.8L/231 2.0L/121.8 -
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
225 @ 4000 130 @ 4800 -
Engine Type
Gas V6 Gas I4 -
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
200 @ 5200 140 @ 6000 -

Mileage

Fuel Economy Est-Combined
N/A N/A -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
30 MPG 33 MPG -
EPA MPG Equivalent - Combined
N/A N/A -
EPA MPG Equivalent - Hwy
N/A N/A -
Estimated Battery Range
N/A N/A -
EPA MPG Equivalent - City
N/A N/A -
Cruising Range - City
319.20 mi 349.80 mi -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
19 MPG 22 MPG -
Cruising Range - Hwy
504.00 mi 524.70 mi -

Suspension

Suspension Type - Front
Short/Long Arm Ind. Multi-link -
Suspension Type - Rear
Salisbury Axle Ind. Multi-link -
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs -

Brakes

Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes -
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
N/A N/A -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
- Yes -
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
11.9 x 1.27 in 10.0 x 0.94 in -
Brake Type
Power Power -
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel - -
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes - -
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
12.0 x 1.02 in - -

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
16.8 gal 15.9 gal -
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
N/A N/A -

Steering

Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.7 2.40 -
Steering Type
Power Rack & Pinion Power Rack & Pinion -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
40.6 ft 38.1 ft -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
16.9 14.58 -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall
42.5 ft 40.0 ft -

Tires

Spare Tire Size
T125/70D15 T125/70D15 -
Rear Tire Size
P215/60R16 P195/70HR14 -
Front Tire Size
P215/60R16 P195/70HR14 -

Trailering

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
100 lbs N/A -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
1000 lbs N/A -

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight
3340 lbs 2754 lbs -

Dimensions

Second Leg Room
28.9 in 28.4 in -
Passenger Volume
84.0 ft³ 79.1 ft³ -
Second Hip Room
44.4 in 47.2 in -
Front Leg Room
43.0 in 43.3 in -
Track Width, Rear
60.6 in 59.3 in -
Second Shoulder Room
55.8 in 51.2 in -
Height, Overall
52.0 in 49.8 in -
Front Shoulder Room
57.4 in 53.1 in -
Width, Max w/o mirrors
74.5 in 68.3 in -
Passenger Capacity
4 4 -
Trunk Volume
12.9 ft³ N/A -
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up
- 16.6 ft³ -
Track Width, Front
60.7 in 59.4 in -
Front Hip Room
52.8 in 55.1 in -
Liftover Height
35.1 in N/A -
Length, Overall
193.4 in 172.4 in -
Min Ground Clearance
4.6 in 5.0 in -
Wheelbase
101.1 in 98.8 in -
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down
- 34.0 ft³ -
Second Head Room
35.3 in 34.3 in -
Front Head Room
37.2 in 37.9 in -

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