Road Tests Real world tests of Scion FR-S vs Eclipse GT

0-60mph

Scion FR-S
6.4 s
Eclipse GT
5.8 s

Top speed

Scion FR-S
135 mph
Eclipse GT
132 mph

0-100mph

Scion FR-S
16.6 s
Eclipse GT
14.4 s

1/4 mile

Scion FR-S
14.9 s
Eclipse GT
15 s

Differences What are the advantages of each

Car-autoblog view of Scion FR-S

Reasons to consider the
Scion FR-S

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Lighter curb weight 2,758 lb vs 3,553 lb More than 20% lighter curb weight; less inertia to overcome when accelerating
Front view of Mitsubishi Eclipse GT

Reasons to consider the
Mitsubishi Eclipse GT

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More torque 261 ft-lb @ 4,500 RPM vs 152 ft-lb @ 6,600 RPM More than 70% stronger engine from a stand-still; more acceleration power
Faster to 60mph 5.8 s vs 6.4 s Around 10% faster to 60mph
Bigger engine 3,800 cc vs 2,000 cc 90% bigger engine
More powerful engine 260 HP @ 5,750 RPM vs 194 HP @ 7,000 RPM Around 35% stronger engine

Specifications Full list of technical specs

general

Scion FR-S  vs
Eclipse GT 
Brand Scion Mitsubishi
Price 25,000 24,294
Year 2013 2006

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 14.22 lb/hp 13.67 lb/hp
Maximum hp 194 HP @ 7,000 RPM 260 HP @ 5,750 RPM
Maximum torque 152 ft-lb @ 6,600 RPM 261 ft-lb @ 4,500 RPM
Engine placement Front Front
Steering system rack&pinionPAS Rack and pinion

engine

Displacement 2,000 cc 3,800 cc
Cylinders Flat 4 V6
Fuels
Gas
Compression ratio 12.5:1 10.5:1
Bore/stroke 3.39 in / 3.39 in 3.74 in / 3.54 in
Valvetrain DOHC Single overhead camshaft (SOHC)
Valves per cylinder 4 4

road tests

Scion FR-S  vs
Eclipse GT 
Top speed 135 mph 132 mph
1/4 mile 14.9 s 15 s
0-60mph 6.4 s 5.8 s
0-100mph 16.6 s 14.4 s

transmission

Drivetrain RWD 6500
Shift system Automatic Automatic
Gearing Traditional Traditional
# of gears 6 6

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes 11.61 in Disc Disc
Rear brakes 11.42 in Disc Disc

physical dimensions

Curb weight 2,758 lb 3,553 lb
Width 69.9 in 72.2 in
Height 51.2 in 53.5 in
Length 166.7 in 179.7 in
Front track width 59.8 in 61.8 in
Wheelbase 101.2 in 101.4 in
Scion FR-S
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Mitsubishi Eclipse GT
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