2002 Mitsubishi Eclipse Spyder User Reviews

2002 Mitsubishi Eclipse Spyder Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 8 reviews

  • Performance: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
  • Appearance:5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars 5 / 5
  • Build Quality:4.7 out of 5 stars4.7 out of 5 stars4.7 out of 5 stars4.7 out of 5 stars4.7 out of 5 stars 4.7 / 5
  • Overall: 4.8 out of 5 stars4.8 out of 5 stars4.8 out of 5 stars4.8 out of 5 stars4.8 out of 5 stars 4.8 / 5

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Eric writes:
2002 Mitsubishi Eclipse Spyder GT Spyder Review
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Sexy black convertable, whats not to love?

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premium gas only

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Eclipse — I love this car! Theres nothing i dont like about this car. With it's V6, it has an amazing punch. One downside is that it only uses premium gas, however it gets great gas mileage if you drive sane. In general, it is a great car.

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

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brandonslewis writes:
2002 Mitsubishi Eclipse Spyder GT Spyder Review
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Very powerful in comparison with gas mileage, daily driver capability

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Maintenance costs

brandonslewis
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Maintain Then Enjoy — This car is amazing. I bought it with all maintenance done (breaks, tires, oil, new head gasket, transmission fluids, everything). I heard from the previous owner that this car had one thing after another going bad with it stock, which is a complaint I have heard before about this car. Once you get the maintenance done you can go ahead and enjoy it without any worries. The power is just enough, mileage is great considering the V6 engine and premium fuel is a necessity. Don't even get me started on the drop top, it's a beauty. I will put the top down as much as I can because it's just that fun, and it's so easy to put down (the car has power everything). The car is also comfortable. Handling is great, I'm 5'11 and fit like a glove and the seats are just overall comfortable. I use this car as my daily driver because it is just that versatile. If you are looking for a fun, economical drop top sporty car, the '02 Eclipse Spyder is the way to go. Like I said, though, make sure either the car has been well maintained or you have the money to put out just in case for repairs, replacements, whatever. Overall, the car is worth every penny spent.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Rachel writes:
2002 Mitsubishi Eclipse Spyder GT Spyder Review
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Acceleration and looks

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Low Profile Tires

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Mitsubishi Eclipse Spyder 2002 Gt Convertible — Performance: acceleration is terrific! Have to be easy on the breaks; replace often. Handling is good, except in the rain. Build Quality: No repairs yet. Bought it with a dent and haven't fixed yet. Appearance: Absolutely gorgeous! The cloth seating is kind of hard to keep up. Mine has faded. Cost of Ownership: Not too bad on gas for what it is. I've only had to pay for a battery so far. Dealership gave me free oil changes for a certain amount of time. Fun factor: LOVE IT.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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ColoradoRocky27 writes:
2002 Mitsubishi Eclipse Spyder GT Spyder Review
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Its fast it looks great, it impresses the ladies, and its unique. Oh and it has a V6! Also its the same model as the car in 2 fast 2 furious.

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It gets cold faster because its a convertable.

ColoradoRocky27
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Amazing! — I really enjoyed the time I had with this car it truly is a one of a kind unique luxury fully equiped tuner with all the power in all the right places. Engine sounds beautiful and the looks are out of this world.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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djcampbell56 writes:
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Versatillity

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djcampbell56
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It Is What It Is — The spyder is a versatile car. It's great for getting around town and highway travel as well. In the Spring, Summer, and Fall the convertible is amazing. There's nothing like a relaxing drive in the country with nothing between you and the sky. This car has it all; Good MPG, performance and great looks. It's red and ready to turn some heads.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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Matt writes:
2002 Mitsubishi Eclipse Spyder GS Spyder Review
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Verry good looking. Everyone loves a convertable

Cons

SLOW, lack of afermarket suport

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3g Eclipse... Mmm Tasty — This car is DEAD SEXY, girls want to ride in it, thats it's purpose in life. Too bad its slooooowwwww. Good gas milage, 2.4L I4 is dependable. It has great handling on those twisty mountain roads, very fun to drive,

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Alyx writes:
2002 Mitsubishi Eclipse Spyder GT Spyder Review
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Great handling, acceleration, braking; gorgeous interior and exterior

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the only con I have is that (naturally) it has a fairly small trunk and limited visibility

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Amazing! — I love this car. It's stylish and unique, attracts attention, and handles like a dream.

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Amy writes:
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Powerful, handling, performance, endurance

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Passenger space, trunk capacity

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Awesome Machine! — Beautiful to drive and look at.

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Reviews From Other Years

2011 Mitsubishi Eclipse Spyder Reviews

#1 Spyder By Genos

Great car to drive. Love the way it hanles. It's stylish in performance. Nice sound system. Great pick up and go. Just bought the car in October, 2010. Looking forward to many years with this au... Read More

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2009 Mitsubishi Eclipse Spyder Reviews

A Lot Of Fun For An Affordable Price. By sunjay08

A fun car to zip around in, especially in nice weather. Great gas milage on highways. No issues with convertible top (mechanical nor leaks). Backseat can fit one person comfortably. Great stereo ... Read More

Nice By Osama

what i dislike about the car that it doesn't look nice while its high , it needs to be lower little bet..a car with perfect engine and transmission. don't expect technologies..good istability on road ... Read More

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2008 Mitsubishi Eclipse Spyder Reviews

Sweet Car~~~ By Patty

Nice car, fun to drive, looks awesome.Great on Gas; has an awesome sounds system. Back seat not big enough for adults. Turning radius isn't has good as it should be; my husbands Durango turns better.... Read More

Excellent Vehicle For The Money By Jetfan8893

I was looking for a convertible to drive to have a little fun. Started looking at the eclipse spyder because it had a great look. I didn't want a full sized convertible but also didn't just want a 2... Read More

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2007 Mitsubishi Eclipse Spyder Reviews

Looks And Runs Great By madmax797

convertible is what sold me to this car.. I like the manual speed so it gives me good pickup. Sound is awesome. Driving with top down, relaxes me and makes me feel great in this car. The color is also... Read More

Awesome Summer Car By Karangks

It is the best car to be in during summer, with the roof up and a drive to the beech gives a good feeling and gets you addicted to the car. Dont miss the action this summer, get your hands on the beas... Read More

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2005 Mitsubishi Eclipse Spyder Reviews

Very Well Made, Top Electric With Glass Rear Electric Defroster, By randallalt

car sits a little too low to ground for ME !!! wide turning radius Bad , great gas mileage 29hwy@70mph !! , low cost for vehicle repairs , great looks, braking/ acceleration great, handling good, ... Read More

Meh By Shannah

mine got awful gas mileage, performance was awful, was a decent looking car, loved the convertible top, dont miss this car at all....was an expensive car without alot of the perks. would never buy an... Read More

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