Compare Mitsubishi Eclipse Spyder vs Volkswagen Beetle Convertible

Overview

Engine
2.4L Inline-4 Gas
Engine
2.0L Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Transmission
4-Speed Automatic
Transmission
6-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
City: 20 MPG
Hwy: 27 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 26 MPG
Hwy: 33 MPG
Fuel Tank Capacity
17.7 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
14.5 gallons
Seating Capacity
4 seater
Seating Capacity
4 seater
Trunk Volume
5.2 ft³
Trunk Volume
N/A

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Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
2.4L Inline-4 Gas
2.0L Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Horsepower
162 hp @ 6000 rpm
174 hp @ 5000 rpm
Torque
162 lb-ft @ 4000 rpm
184 lb-ft @ 1500 rpm
Transmission
4-Speed Automatic
6-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Front-Wheel Drive

Weight and Towing

Curb Weight
3,527 lbs
3,239 lbs

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
23 MPG
29 MPG
City
20 MPG
26 MPG
Highway
27 MPG
33 MPG

Emissions

CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
8.1 Tons/yr
6.1 Tons/yr

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
17.7 gallons
14.5 gallons
Cruising Range City
354 miles
377 miles
Cruising Range Highway
477.9 miles
478.5 miles

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
180.4 in
168.8 in
Height
54.1 in
58 in
Max Width
72.2 in
71.9 in
Front Width
61.8 in
62.2 in
Rear Width
61.8 in
61.1 in
Wheelbase
101.4 in
100.1 in
Ground Clearance
5.7 in
5.6 in

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
4 seater
4 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
42.8 in
41.3 in
Front Seat Headroom
39.6 in
39.3 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
54.2 in
55.3 in
Front Seat Hip Room
53.7 in
N/A
Rear Seat Leg Room
27.7 in
31.4 in
Rear Seat Headroom
35.7 in
37.6 in
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
40 in
43.1 in
Rear Seat Hip Room
40.3 in
N/A

Cargo Space

Trunk Volume
5.2 ft³
N/A

Wheels and Suspension

Steering

Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion
Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter
40 ft
35.4 ft

Wheels

Front Wheel Size
18" x 8.0"
16" x 6.5"
Rear Wheel Size
18" x 8.0"
16" x 6.5"

Suspension

Front Suspension
MacPherson Strut
Strut
Rear Suspension
Multi-Link
Multi-Link

Tires

Front Tire
P235/45R18
P215/60TR16
Rear Tire
P235/45R18
P215/60TR16
Spare Tire
T125/70D16
Compact

Colors and Materials

Standard Exterior Colors

N/A
  • Deep Black Pearl/Beige Roof
  • Deep Black Pearl/Black Roof
  • Platinum Gray Metallic/Black Roof
  • Pure White/Beige Roof
  • Pure White/Black Roof
  • Silk Blue Metallic/Beige Roof
  • Silk Blue Metallic/Black Roof
  • Tornado Red/Beige Roof
  • Tornado Red/Black Roof
  • White Silver Metallic/Black Roof, Build Out: 01/01/2019

Optional Exterior Colors

N/A
Habanero Orange Metallic/Black Roof

Standard Interior Materials

  • Dark Charcoal, Leather seat trim
  • Terra Cotta, Leather seat trim
  • Beige, Perforated V-Tex Leatherette Seating Surfaces
  • Ceramique Gray/Black, Perforated V-Tex Leatherette Seating Surfaces
  • Titan Black, V-Tex Leatherette Seating Surfaces

Features and Options

Infotainment

Bluetooth Connection
Standard
Standard
Premium Sound System
Standard
Not Available
Satellite Radio
Standard
Not Available
Auxiliary Audio Input
Standard
Standard
MP3 Player
Standard
Standard

Interior Trim

Bucket Seats
Standard
Standard
Cloth Seats
Standard
Standard
Leather Seats
Standard
Standard
Leather Steering Wheel
Standard
Standard
Premium Synthetic Seats
Standard
Standard
Vinyl Seats
Standard
Standard

Comfort

Steering Wheel Audio Controls
Standard
Standard
Power Mirror(s)
Standard
Standard
A/C
Standard
Standard
Cruise Control
Standard
Standard
Heated Front Seat(s)
Standard
Standard
Keyless Entry
Standard
Standard
Power Driver Seat
Standard
Not Available
Remote Trunk Release
Standard
Not Available

Safety

Safety Features

Back-Up Camera
Standard
Standard
Cross-Traffic Alert
Not Available
Standard
Blind Spot Monitor
Not Available
Standard
ABS
Standard
Standard
Tire Pressure Monitor
Standard
Standard
Brake Assist
Not Available
Standard
Stability Control
Standard
Standard
Traction Control
Standard
Standard

US NHTSA crash test result

Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
N/A

Airbags

Driver Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Front Head Air Bag
Not Available
Standard
Front Side Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Passenger Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Rear Head Air Bag
Not Available
Standard

Warranty

Warranty Summary

Basic
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
6 Years / 72,000 Miles
Cab Corrosion-Perforation
7 Years / 100,000 Miles
N/A
Drivetrain
10 Years / 100,000 Miles
6 Years / 72,000 Miles
Roadside Assistance
5 Years / Unlimited Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
Corrosion
N/A
7 Years / 100,000 Miles
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