2000 Mitsubishi Eclipse User Reviews

2000 Mitsubishi Eclipse Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 57 reviews

  • Performance: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
  • Appearance: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
  • Build Quality:3.9 out of 5 stars3.9 out of 5 stars3.9 out of 5 stars3.9 out of 5 stars3.9 out of 5 stars 3.9 / 5
  • Overall: 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

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PROS
"ride" 31 reviews
"power" 26 reviews
"fuel economy" 24 reviews
"handling" 17 reviews
"speed" 12 reviews
CONS
"heavy car" 3 reviews
"power" 3 reviews
"fuel economy" 2 reviews
"hatchback" 2 reviews
"space" 2 reviews

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2000 Mitsubishi Eclipse RS Review
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5

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I completly obliterate most guys that i race.

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The exhuast makes car alarms go off lol

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I Love It. I Am 17 It Is My Fisrt Car — A mitsubishi eclipse is a great car. My eclipse has 170,000 miles and i have no problems at all. I have 394 horsepower on a 2.4L 4 cylinder and it runs like a champ. Mitsubishi's are amazing i highly recommend them.

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

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Quintessence writes:
2000 Mitsubishi Eclipse RS Review
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4

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Peppy 4 cylinder with good gas mileage.  Handles well, fun to drive!

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Hatchback latch and  lift supports are not functioning any more.  Brakes seem to need rotors trued.  A bit hard to shift first to second.

Quintessence
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Fun Little Sporty Car With Good Gas Mileage — I just took over this car from my brother's estate, he used it as a commuter car. We cleaned it up to sell it, found a buyer, and I thought to myself, I would like to own this car at this price! So I bought it myself. Not having had a sporty car for myself for years, I love the 5-speed and good acceleration and handling. It's very comfy and easy to drive, although, at 6 foot 2, I have to duck my head to get into the drivers seat. It's not a Corvette, but it sure is fun, and seems to be very well built. My 2000 RS has 140,900 miles. Another thing that convinced me I should own it, I got it smogged, and the smog pro told me it was so clean it did not even register meaningful smog in the exhaust! Mitsubishi must be doing something right, after 140k miles, to have an engine run that well.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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Acadia_26447 writes:
2000 Mitsubishi Eclipse GT Review
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Great to drive

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It was used

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Berto's E — The acceleration was good enough for the stock V6 it came with. Handling was perfect. The car was absolutely a work of art and was great to drive. Not too bad on gas either. If you're looking for a thrill that won't cost you an arm and a leg, this is it.

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

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Holly Renee writes:
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Fun, fast, sporty, good in the Winter weather!

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The interior fabric

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Best Sports Car! — I have owned many cars, and this one is STILL on my mind! It was great in the snow and ice (apart from the fact that it is low to the ground). It was fun, fast, and sporty. I always got compliments on mine while sitting at a red light. I miss my old Eclipse! It was definitely one of the best cars I have ever had. However, my only complaint was the interior fabric, it was almost velvety and I am not a fan of that kind of fabric, I should've gotten leather!

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Jerrid writes:
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good styling cues, decent power for a 4 cylinder, fuel economy

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heavy, pushes out in a corner

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Sexy Beast — interior is nice for a cloth setup. Modified stereo and racing harnesses go a long way to driver enjoyment. nice sounding with aftermarket exhaust. all around a decent ride for a 4 cylinder thats almost a decade old.

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Cache writes:
2000 Mitsubishi Eclipse GT Review
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Impressive power!  Gas mileage (29 mpg highway) looks, price, and that wonderful deep sound that comes out of the stock exhaust

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Turning radius was large.  Lots of blind spots.  Repairs.  

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Cheap Alternative To A Porsche — I bought this in Dec of 2003 and tinted the windows, added the fin, and the rims. For only having a V6 this thing hauls. I had to be careful starting out or the torque would chirp the tires. It could hold it's own to most vehicles around, and it seemed like everyone tried to race me at stoplights, even mini-vans. Too bad the guy I sold it to totaled it just a couple of months after buying it.

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James writes:
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cruiser like i said.

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not much to complain about

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Cheap To Maintain Compared To My Vr4 — Great cruiser but never going to be a power house. I finished the body kit, seemles install solid black car. Built the car for my wife an dit gets around fine but cant go through trailer parks, side streets, or anywhere with speed bumps.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Anjeep writes:
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3

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Its my baby

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It needs some fixup lovin

Anjeep
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I Love It Alot, It's Been Through Much With Me — I fell in love with it when I saw it in 2000. It seems silly to love a car so much but I've taken care of it and it has taken care of me. It kept me safe through a wreck and I'm trying to maintain it over time rather than discarding it, it is a good car.

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

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alecmendenhall writes:
2000 Mitsubishi Eclipse GT Review
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looks
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hard to see out of

alecmendenhall
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Very Nice Car — love it brought in april of 2011 had to paint it and do several other things to it but like i said love the car the only problem ive had with it the whole time ive had it is that the starter relay went bad so the car wouldnt start but its a 5spd so just rolled it off till i got it fixed. plenty of power for a car that is 13 years old.

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

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guatemala93 writes:
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it starts good and when its speeding it a beast.

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nothing wrong with it, only power switch window.

guatemala93
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Really Nice — i like because the color tells it all and its really fast. when its on a highway that car its unstopable. i put alot of money in my car lately but its worth it. got him new tire and rims lately.

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

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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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