1998 Mitsubishi Eclipse User Reviews

1998 Mitsubishi Eclipse Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 41 reviews

  • Performance:4.1 out of 5 stars4.1 out of 5 stars4.1 out of 5 stars4.1 out of 5 stars4.1 out of 5 stars 4.1 / 5
  • Appearance:4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars 4.5 / 5
  • Build Quality:3.8 out of 5 stars3.8 out of 5 stars3.8 out of 5 stars3.8 out of 5 stars3.8 out of 5 stars 3.8 / 5
  • Overall: 4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars 4.3 / 5

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PROS
"handling" 13 reviews
"ride" 12 reviews
"power" 11 reviews
"speed" 9 reviews
"fuel economy" 8 reviews
CONS
"fuel economy" 4 reviews
"power" 3 reviews
"interior" 2 reviews
"upgrade" 2 reviews

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Displaying 21 - 30 of 41 1998 Mitsubishi Eclipse reviews.

Mike writes:
1998 Mitsubishi Eclipse GSX Turbo AWD Review
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5

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it's nuts!

Cons

It will eat ur lil honda alive! Kinda a gas pig!

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Sick! — I love this car, it's the newest and fastest car i've ever owned! THe car was purcased 6mos ago with crank walk from there it just went up hill from there! The car honestly rips for being a 4cyl. it still needs the simple things fixed but that will come with time!

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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D.j. writes:
1998 Mitsubishi Eclipse GS-T Turbo Review
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4

Pros

Performance, low maintenance, good on gas

Cons

Oil leaks, some have tranny problems, and interior clips are crappy...

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Good Price, Good Performance, And Fantastic Looks For This Body Style. — Overall, good vehicle...easy to mod, good gas mileage/performance. It does tend to leak a little oil here n there, but has been really reliable and never left me stranded. Good cheap, very very fast car with fantastic specs and cheap to maintain.

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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Brian writes:
1998 Mitsubishi Eclipse GS-T Turbo Review
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4

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Fast

Cons

Fast

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Fast — Great car if you are a grease monkey and like the feeling of walking all over ricers. Has great acceleration and power. Can break any speed limit in 3rd. Have to have good knowledge about the mechanical workings of this car in order to keep it running to it's full potental.

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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Alex writes:
1998 Mitsubishi Eclipse GSX Turbo AWD Review
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5

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everything

Cons

nothing

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Great Car — love it all around it is the best car ive ever drive or even riden in tops all others. just wish i could get the twin turbo jdm motor for it then it would be absolutly perfect for looks and speed

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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Josh writes:
1998 Mitsubishi Eclipse GS Review
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3

Pros

great gas mileage

Cons

everyone wants to race you

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Its A Great Car For The Yr — the handling is ok...it is a little loose in the rear,braking and handling are great, has only needed brakes/tires since i bought it, both interior and exterior are cool,gas mileage is great,maintenance is rather easy, and yes it is a blst to drive...not to fast but def not slow

Primary Use: Family transportation

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Niki writes:
1998 Mitsubishi Eclipse RS Review
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2

Pros

good on gas

Cons

slow as molasses

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Not Me — slow, boring, embarassing, annoying, no bolt-on potential unless you wanna stick NOS on it and blow it up for fun. But, its been reliable and its small enough to fit in tight parallel parking spots.... totally whip-able. My little tank.

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Pawl writes:
1998 Mitsubishi Eclipse GS Review
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4

Pros

You should drive it.

Cons

Not a lot of people fit in this car, but sometimes thats a good thing

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Its A Nice Car, I Like It. — The cars alright. It has a lot of potential and mitsubishi engines are really reliable. The clutch is really nice on this car and I'd recommend throwing a short shifter in it. Its kind of on the small side, you can put two people in the back but not comfortably. The engine bay is set up real simple too, perfect if you're looking to do work to it. I like driving it and the car moves if you want it too. Its actually really good on gas and overall fun to drive.

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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Kyler writes:
1998 Mitsubishi Eclipse RS Review
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5

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handling, accel,

Cons

breaking

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Modified Eclipse — performance wise this is a pretty good base car. it is lighter than the turbo model so if it is modified for turbo it will have even better accel. then the turbo model. handeling is great have a good solid feel for the road. braking could be a little better ... or maybe i just have bad breaks ... only needed to replace the fuel pump at 110.000 miles

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Alan1093 writes:
1998 Mitsubishi Eclipse RS Review
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4

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Looks, Performance, Modabilty

Cons

semi prone to needing repairs

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2g Dsm 1998 — The overall car is very good for ten years old a lot of the engine has been upgraded for mild racing with an all engine build. The quality of the car is good but being a DSM it is prone to needing repairs. Appearance is nice. Overall I love all DSMs and they are a blast to drive.

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Bobby writes:
1998 Mitsubishi Eclipse GS-T Turbo Review
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5

Pros

potential of so much in all area's of tuning amazing to look at and a joy to own and drive

Cons

thirsty for petrol, parts are expensive due to you HAVE to get most of them from america.

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Eclipse Gs-t — great car to drive and own only normal wear and tear to maintain drinks alot of petrol but what american car doesnt lol. lots of tuning potential as its an evo III engine 4g63t but 7bolt can be prone to crankwalk 95-96 models more then 97-99. amazing car and turns sooo many heads even next to ferrari's only 1 of 9 eclipse's in the u.k!

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1990 Mitsubishi Eclipse Reviews

Classic Little Rocket. By bwienk

This cars styling never gets old. The built in spoiler/hatchback make it fun and practical. This is a well built car that will last for a long time when taken care of. Acceleration, braking, and handl... Read More

Wouldn't Drive Anything Else By Daniel

It accelerates... brakes well... handles like a go-kar... terrible gas mileage... a joy to drive really. Can't wait for the new engine to go in :D white leather interior, needs reupholstered :( looks... Read More

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1991 Mitsubishi Eclipse Reviews

Good By Eman017

My reviews are based on a used 1991 Eclipse GSX. It was somewhat on a project car and needed plenty of work. Overall, the car was fun. People always tried to race on the street, many of them were olde... Read More

Fun, Enjoyable, Reliable By Brandon

Like I said Ive had this car for about 3 years and I dont really have anything bad to say about it. I got it as my first car and became a restoration project for me. Ive done alot of work to it includ... Read More

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1992 Mitsubishi Eclipse Reviews

I Love It For Life By Tom

performance - fast as hell, stops good, turns well build quality - 200 HP stock and capable of double that on stock bottom end = good. appearance - pretty cost of ownership - if this a concern dont ge... Read More

Sweet By Adriana

The car is nice t gets us from point a to point b and gets us there fast. Only bad thing there's no front bumper and when its windy it makes travel hard. Otherwise awesome car for anyone to own! Read More

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1993 Mitsubishi Eclipse Reviews

Amazing Quality Built Car On A Budget By Kory

This car is exactly what I needed when I bought it for a work commuter vehicle for my Home Health profession. I put a lot of miles on it daily, and no trouble ever with it. It runs great and has cold ... Read More

Very Great By Kyle

realy comfy fastish turns on a dime but would pick up way more with the 4g63 but my engine does me good need money to keep up with repair sometimes car is so fun to drive. gets up and goes Read More

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1994 Mitsubishi Eclipse Reviews

Sporty Car For An Individual Or A Couple Without Children By ryantremayne

its a good every day driver to go to work and back. most street racers desire the engine. not recommended for long road trips. maintenance costs are low if you keep up on it. fun sporty car if your lo... Read More

Great Car, Fun To Drive By tjberraho

this is a great first car its got a reliable engine in it and is quick for racing around town i thought the car was cool before i had it and now that it is actually nice looking i wouldnt ever think ... Read More

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