Inexpensive Convertibles: Mitsubishi vs Chrysler

August 5, 2012 at 09:18

As the convertible is the dream for almost every high-class man and even the middle-class worker, we know that finding a right convertible that is also quite affordable is very difficult task. Therefore today we present you the fight between two relatively inexpensive luxury convertibles. We have on one side the new 2012 Mitsubishi Eclipse Spyder, and on the other the 2012 Chrysler 200. Let’s see who will win this fight.

2012 Mitsubishi Eclipse Spyder Photo

2012 Mitsubishi Eclipse Spyder Photo

Starting with price we already can see that these two models are competing in the under $30,000 segment. The new convertible from Mitsubishi marquee will cost you $27,799, while Chrysler is not that much cheaper with the price of $26,955. Now lets see what these two cars have at their core. Mitsubishi is equipped with the 2.4L 162hp I4 engine, and Chrysler didn’t get that far away as it also has 2.4L 173hp I4 engine with a little more power. Though on the fuel economy Mitsubishi is a little further, as it can offer 20 mpg in the city and 27 mpg on the highway, while Chrysler goes only with 18 in the city but 30 mpg on the highway.

2012 Chrysler 200 Convertible Photo

2012 Chrysler 200 Convertible Photo

So in the end we can say that Chrysler wins the fight of affordable convertibles.