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1996 Mitsubishi Eclipse GS Review
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Awesome Candy Apple Red Eclipse Is The Shizzle — my car is pretty sweet. blew the headgasket gotta get that fixed, good on gas, very sporty and cute. got two sony 10's and a 1000 watt amp in it as well. yes this is a freakin awesome car to drive, u should get urself one lol. i love my car!!!

Pros: its prettyyy, good gas mileage, speeds up quick

Cons: cant fit to much in the back seat, very cramped haha.

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1996 Mitsubishi Eclipse GS Review
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Mitsubishi Eclipse Gs — love the car, comes stock with a short throw shifter(m/t). the cars appearance is loved by many, the interior also looks good. very comfortable and stylish, equipped with stock of 150 horse on a small car like that, definitely gets it off the line. with an average top speed of about 125!

Pros: good on gas, along with good performance for the engine size

Cons: none to come to mind

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1996 Mitsubishi Eclipse GS-T Turbo Review
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Awesome Car, Green, Custom Headlights And Tailights Just Awesome — i like how itdrives so well and gets great gas milage. its a 4 cyl. but has a turbo system so sounds great and runs better.bought for 3,500 so far no regerts what so ever. It is a very fun car to drive and would say was the best choice i could have made.

Pros: Runs well good gas

Cons: some faded paint also some rubber ware

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1996 Mitsubishi Eclipse RS Review
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Eclipse- Never Knew Until I Drove It — Performance- good mileage, handling Quality- needs better body kit Appearance- good looking in red Overall- Nice to drive. If I keep it, I will certainly make it road worthy.

Pros: Good street car

Cons: body and tires

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1996 Mitsubishi Eclipse RS Review
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Falls Apart — The car had problems after problems...

Pros: Best body style made for the Eclipse

Cons: No performance..

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1996 Mitsubishi Eclipse RS Review
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Not Your Ordinary Rs With A 420a Powerplant. It's An Rs-turbo With A 420a Powerplant. — Most reliable engine I've ever driven. Runs smooth since the day I bought it. Since then added some bolt on modifications such as a cold air intake, and full 2.5" exhaust. Output was about 195hp at the crank. Now I have bolted on a T3/T4 T04E Turbo; 38mm external wastegate; 12:1 FMU; 550cc injectors, Screamin' Demon coil pack; manual boost controller; turbo-timer; wideband air/fuel; Interior: Short shifter kit; Greddy weighted shift nob; pillar pod containing vaccum/boost gauge; air/fuel gauge; and an Alpine head unit. With the performance modifications I am now running about 6-7lbs of boost putting me to about 220-230hp at the crank and 200hp+ at the wheels. Uses a log style manifold and has little to none turbo lag. Instant power throughout the whole RPM range.

Pros: Amazing engine, awesome acceleration, looks great, feels great, smooth engine, quick throttle response, light car, daily driver with some pep.

Cons: Suspension is a little on the stiff side, handling needs improvement, ambiant noise is easily heard in the cabin, stock sound system not that great.

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1996 Mitsubishi Eclipse GS-T Turbo Review
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V8 Eater — This car is a great bargain sports car, if your looking for something that can keep up and even beat those pesky american muscle cars. It will get spanked by several other imports including its cousin the EVO, the RX-7 the WRX STI and a few others.

Pros: Bang for the buck, smooth acceleration, stock motor is great, ride is a little noisy but handling is amazing. seeing V8 muscle cars in your rear view. stock pioneer sound system, and modibility, great gas milage

Cons: Motor is kinda hard to work on in turbo applications (extra hoses and stuff), interior size (car was designed for 5 foot asians not 6'5" white guys), some reliabilty issues with motor (i.e. crankwalk)

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1996 Mitsubishi Eclipse RS Review
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Fun, Fast, Dangerous!!! — This car was very fun... It ran pretty quick for a stock 1.8 engine... Car was too small for me, and I am only 5'6... I felt unsafe in such a crowded car... The back tires make a whirring sound on most 95-98 models after about 60,000 miles... Speaker setup was great for sound...

Pros: Speed, cornering, braking, many aftermarket parts...

Cons: Car too small. Unsafe

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1996 Mitsubishi Eclipse GS Review
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Balllllllllllliiiiiinnnnnn — It's pretty fun car. gets the ladies......fo sho... not too quick cause its a automatic but its definately fun anyways. sounds really great.

Pros: The stereo. the remote start.

Cons: The accelaration.  and the passenger door.  and the body kit.

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1996 Mitsubishi Eclipse RS Review
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Your Basic Rs Eclipse — The car is a great first car. Easy to work on and great on gas, 33mpg. I bought the car in feb 2003 and sold her in december 2007. Never had an engine or tranny related problem. Not a fan of the electrical on the 420a engine though... I had feedback from the ignition coil pack and it fried the ECU and the Auto shut down Relay for the injectors.

Pros: cheap to fill up, cheap to work on.

Cons: Lack of power

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Reviews From Other Years

2012 Mitsubishi Eclipse Reviews

Great Car! By Maria

This is an awesome car that is very fun to drive. I feel very safe while driving it, but I have a hard time backing up. This little car can definitely hold it's own when it goes against stronger cars.... Read More

2011 Mitsubishi Eclipse Reviews

Decent Fun Commuter Car By Johnny_Blaze

Good commuter car, but a bit underpowered. Not what you want to haul kids or groceries. Looking to get another car to do those things and commute to work. Not a bad choice for someone looking for a... Read More

Awesome Car I Own 2 By Shirl1970

I like everything about these cars. The looks, the power, the 650 watt Rockford Fosgate stereo. There are plenty of aftermarket parts out there too in terms of power adders or looks if that is your th... Read More

2010 Mitsubishi Eclipse Reviews

Awesome By jaydencross18

It has the best handling of any car i have ever owned. The body build and layout is just freaking awesome and the interior is amazingly comfortable too. If i were you i'd go buy this car instead of so... Read More

2009 Mitsubishi Eclipse Reviews

Stunning By nate1394

front wheel drive and gets a lot of attention from the cops not enough power for me needs more space in the back big engine but not enough power for me back seat does not have enough space for three p... Read More

Sleek, Yet Flawed By Raarules86

Cosmetically, this car looks nice. I tinted the windows 35% which really adds a sleek looking element to my coupe. My Eclipse was a Automatic so the power wasn't nearly as good as a manual transmissi... Read More

2008 Mitsubishi Eclipse Reviews

Pretty Darn Good! By Paul

I like the style of the car and I like the sound. I dislike how it handles in poor weather conditions. Also I dislike how little room there is if you have any company and you cannot haul around really... Read More

It's Freaking Awesome By Adrienne

Awesome car! Great performance. Doesn't drive like it's 3500 lbs. IT'S AWESOME!!!!! And mine looks awesome. You can get an awesome body kit and spoiler from the dealer and custom leather seats. Heck y... Read More

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