2003 Mitsubishi Eclipse Spyder User Reviews

2003 Mitsubishi Eclipse Spyder Review Ratings

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  • 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:4.8 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
  • 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: 4.5 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

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McCUBBY writes:
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3

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Convertible

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Many belts, big gas tank, no wow factor.

McCUBBY
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Nice To Rent But For Some It's Great To Own — If you ever decide to buy one, get anything other than silver or gray. The colors silver and gray doesn't really do the car justice. It's easy on the eyes to look at but at the same time you want a color that's gonna make this car POP out at you and say "oh hell ya"!!

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

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Adrian writes:
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convertible

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Automatic, small v6

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Great First Car — Its ok. First car not bad, I have had fun tuning it out as clean as possible, tuning the engine is impossible and useless unless you force induct it (which is expensive) but overall the looks are slick when clean.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Wrieland writes:
2003 Mitsubishi Eclipse Spyder GS Spyder Review
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5

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Great looks, smooth ride, luxurious interior

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Small back seats

Wrieland
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Hot Convertible — I liked how sporty this car looks and it drives the way it looks, fast! I enjoyed the automatic convertible top and the leather seats were a great touch. It had decent gas mileage, pretty good for a sports car with lots of pep. Maintenance was cheap on the car and fairly easy to perform. Overall a lot of fun to drive!

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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tigergirl writes:
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Great car good gas mileage

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Small rear window

tigergirl
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Sporty Convertible — Handles well, drives smooth, 33 mpg hwy and 25 city. Accelerates well, no blind spots, rear window a bit small. Required routine maintenance. Car seats are comfortable, rear seat leg room tight for tall people. Nice sleek sporty car, sits low to the ground.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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MCREED writes:
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Economical sporty car, great summer cruiser, fun car that sips gas ( 4 cylinder ) . Looks good and runs great. Car has never been in snow / salt .

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Minor dings & chips in paint. Visors are tattered on end .

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Convertible Summer Fun At Great Price — I loved the comfortable seating for a person taller that 5'11 without being cramped. The seats are comfortable and even with the top down the the A/C blows cold. The car is dependable , gets great MPG ( 25-28 ) . Never had any problems with car in over 3 years, drove it up from Florida without any problems. Great car

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allisonbray writes:
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Runs great

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paint peels and parts are high

allisonbray
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Good Car But Cost A Lot To Keep Up — Just do your homework before you get this car. It can be your friend or your enemy! Simple parts can be so expensive and there for major parts ares crazy money even when from a pull a part. I love this car but when it starts falling apart its time to get a new one.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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pcrtr83 writes:
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Very fun car!

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Lots of road noise (its a convertible)

pcrtr83
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2003 Mitsubishi Eclipse Spyder Gts (the Green Goblin) — Great car, very sporty, lots of fun with the top down. Plenty of power for such a small car. Top is a one touch operation, very convenient. Interior is very confortable, spacious in the front seat, not much of a back seat. Plenty of trunk space for a sporty convertible.

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

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Joseph writes:
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Great fun to drive.  Makes going to work a thrill.

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I do not reccommend this car to anyone who is uptight.  Do not drive if you don't like to smile.

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I Will Keep This Car For Many Years To Come And Will Probably Buy Another One. — First off the body styling is absolutely beautiful. I love curves, on the road and on the car. The interior styling is modern and subtle, not eccentric like...other...manufaturers now owned by the government. Solid build, has not needed any serious repairs beyond routine maintenance. Gas mileage is great and improves with intake and exhaust upgrades. The MVIM Intake Management System shows its prowess after 3000 RPMs when it remaps the fuel/air ratio. The exhaust not gets real racy and there is a very noticable spike in acceleration. The lower gears have plenty of torque while the higher gears give plenty of top end speed. The suspension takes curves like a champ. This car is the most fun I have had with my clothes on. This car is and will always be my baby.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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BigPauto07 writes:
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What I find positive about this car is as long a you have money there's endless parts for it And multiple ways to customize it

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Can't fit tall people such as me and don't have enough room to fit kids in the back seat

BigPauto07
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Fun And Stylish — Not much I dislike I have more likes on it I have mine in my garage doing some custom work to it so far it's been easy to do except installing the lambo door hinges on it I ran into a lot of problems with that

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Luna writes:
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the speed look safety

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cost of car and repairs and i can see the back

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My Thoughts On The Car — i love the look and feel of the car. i love the idea that its a sports car and i can accelerate the speed and also be able to put on the breaks smoothly. i dont like that its expensive to own and the payments you make are a bit high. yes it is a lot of fun to drive even tho it seems that its a car everyone wants.

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1996 Mitsubishi Eclipse Spyder Reviews

Sporty By Librared

Good power as well as the looks I get from public. Nice to have option of the convertable on warm days. Small and economical. Brakes good and easy to maneuver in and out of parking spaces. Has real aw... Read More

Good And Fun To Drive With Power By VisualTracker

Powerful with Sporty appearance and fun to drive. Fit and finish above average for its time. MPG appr 25 highway and 20 city. One recall on the front end - causing shaking and wobble. Regular recommen... Read More

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1997 Mitsubishi Eclipse Spyder Reviews

Love This Car But Still Gunna Sell It By Josh

powered by a 2.0 litre turbo engine rated a 210 hp from the factory this car is one to tune to your desired level of excitement. this is by far the best looking body style Mitsubishi had with the ec... Read More

Red Spyder By KUTIE0721

I love my car i bought my car used back in 2000 and i have not had any major problems. it still runs and looks great. i love my little red car. I love the fact it small and i can always find parking. ... Read More

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1998 Mitsubishi Eclipse Spyder Reviews

Eclipse By BrandonBee

Beautiful car, and definitely one of my all time favorites. After falling in love with the small bump that was offset on the hood, I had to get one. It was always an awesome car and being able to have... Read More

Convertible Fun With The Rigth Amount Of Power By Byron

the acceleration on the car is pretty quick pulls pretty good the braking could be better for the sports car that is havent had to do any repairs to it yet the appearance is both nice and agressive on... Read More

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1999 Mitsubishi Eclipse Spyder Reviews

Some Of The Greatest Styling Out Of The 90s. By Ed

Overall I'm pretty impressed with this thing. I get looks wherever I go just because it's such a rare car now. Gas mileage is great for something from 99. All the power features still work after all t... Read More

I Would Love To Have It Back And Would Recomend This Car To An Experienced Driver, Not A First Timer By BobbieJoPruett

Loved this car!!! the only thing that was unfavorable was the brakes, they were not anti-lock brakes. but the newer versions of this car are awsome! shes a bit bottom heavy but its a securing feeling ... Read More

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2001 Mitsubishi Eclipse Spyder Reviews

Fun, Great Lil Car! By allykay22

I love how the car looks and handles, how easy it is to raise/lower the top, and the slapstick. I don't care for having to use the most expensive gas, or how small the trunk is, but overall, it's a gr... Read More

My Cute Little Spyder By Victoria

Great car, taught MYSELF how to drive manual alone with this car, it THAT smooth of a shift. Get up and go is great for a "4 banger " engine. Turns on a dime and will stop on one as well. Read More

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