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2012 Mitsubishi Eclipse Spyder
GS Sport
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$7,160
22 listings nationwide

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2012 Saab 9-3
Aero
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$34,340

Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2012 Mitsubishi Eclipse Spyder
GS Sport
Michael Perkins Preview:

Quick, it’s your last chance to own one of the most overpriced, underpowered convertibles in history. Perhaps that's a bit harsh for the last year of the Mitsubishi Eclipse, but number...

2012 Saab 9-3
Aero
No Expert Reviews

User Reviews Reviews from CarGurus users who have driven or owned the car.

2012 Mitsubishi Eclipse Spyder
GS Sport
No User Reviews
2012 Saab 9-3
Aero
20
Big_Smoke writes:
Pretty similar to the Audi, but better handling, more pickup, and overall more comfortable
Power Ranked 2012 Audi A4 2.0T Premium Plus Sedan FWD worse.
"It felt like it had way more pickup"
Cargo Capacity Ranked 2012 Audi A4 2.0T Premium Plus Sedan FWD worse.
"The Trunk in the Saab is massive compared to the Audis"

Specs

2012 Mitsubishi Eclipse Spyder
GS Sport
2012 Saab 9-3
Aero
Powertrain 4-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
FWD
FWD
FWD
Fuel Economy, City
20 MPG
19 MPG
20 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
27 MPG
29 MPG
33 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 17.7 gal 16.4 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Flex Fuel Vehicle
Flex Fuel Vehicle
Power
162 hp @ 6,000 RPM
220 hp @ 5,300 RPM
220 hp @ 5,300 RPM
Torque
162 lb-ft @ 4,000 RPM
258 lb-ft @ 2,500 RPM
258 lb-ft @ 2,500 RPM
Cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
9.5:1
9.5:1
9.5:1
Displacement
2,400 cc
2,000 cc
2,000 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.43 in x 3.94 in
3.4 in x 3.4 in
3.4 in x 3.4 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags Standard Standard
Curtain Airbags -- Standard
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof -- Standard
Leather Seats Standard --
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
CD Player Standard Standard
CD Changer Standard Standard
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Driver Power Seats Standard Standard
Passenger Power Seats Standard Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating 4 seats 4 seats
Front Legroom 42.8 in 42.3 in
Back Legroom 27.7 in 35.1 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 5.2 cu ft 15 cu ft
Maximum Towing Capacity -- 3,500 lbs
Exterior
Length 180.4 in 182.9 in
Width 72.2 in 70.9 in
Height 54.1 in 57.1 in
Wheelbase 101.4 in 105.3 in

Available Options

2012 Mitsubishi Eclipse Spyder
GS Sport

Exterior Colors

  • Carbon Gray Pearl
  • KALAPANA Black
  • NORTHSTAR White
  • Quicksilver Pearl
  • Rave Red Pearl
  • Sunset Pearlescent

Option Packages

  • Remote Engine Start
  • Sport Aero Kit
2012 Saab 9-3
Aero

Exterior Colors

  • Arctic White
  • Black
  • Carbon Gray Metallic
  • Diamond Silver Metallic
  • Glacier Silver Metallic
  • Java Metallic
  • Jet Black Metallic
  • Laser Red
  • Nocturne Blue Metallic
  • Oak Metallic

Option Packages

  • Navigation Radio
  • Navigation W/Bose Audio
  • Premium PKG

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