Mitsubishi Eclipse Spyder vs Mitsubishi Lancer Compare price, expert/user reviews, mpg, engines, safety, cargo capacity and other specs at a glance.

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2012 Mitsubishi Eclipse Spyder
GS Sport
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$8,969
29 listings nationwide

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2017 Mitsubishi Lancer
ES
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$13,490
580 listings nationwide
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39 GOOD deals

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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2012 Mitsubishi Eclipse Spyder
GS Sport
Michael Perkins Preview:

Quick, it’s your last chance to own one of the most overpriced, underpowered convertibles in history. Perhaps that's a bit harsh for the last year of the Mitsubishi Eclipse, but number...

2017 Mitsubishi Lancer
ES
Eric Tallberg Preview:

It won’t win any prizes for looks, luxury, or driving excitement, but Mitsubishi’s 2017 Lancer 5-passenger compact sedan does offer a decent ride, a comparatively roomy cabin, and lots...

User Reviews Reviews from CarGurus users who have driven or owned the car.

2012 Mitsubishi Eclipse Spyder
GS Sport
No User Reviews
2017 Mitsubishi Lancer
ES
20
writes:
Sporty and looks fancier but not as quick on take off compared to my 2008 stick shift since an automatic. We g...
Cargo Capacity Ranked 2008 Mitsubishi Lancer DE better.
"The trunk seems smaller. In the 2017. "
Would Buy Ranked 2008 Mitsubishi Lancer DE worse.
"My son needed a car and I wanted a new one. "

Specs

2012 Mitsubishi Eclipse Spyder
GS Sport
2017 Mitsubishi Lancer
ES
Powertrain 4-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
FWD
FWD
FWD
Fuel Economy, City
20 MPG
24 MPG
27 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
27 MPG
33 MPG
34 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 17.7 gal 15.5 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
162 hp @ 6,000 RPM
148 hp @ 6,000 RPM
148 hp @ 6,000 RPM
Torque
162 lb-ft @ 4,000 RPM
145 lb-ft @ 4,200 RPM
145 lb-ft @ 4,200 RPM
Cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
9.5:1
10:1
10:1
Displacement
2,400 cc
2,000 cc
2,000 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.43 in x 3.94 in
3.39 in x 3.39 in
3.39 in x 3.39 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags Standard Standard
Curtain Airbags -- Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Overall -- 4 stars
Front Crash Overall -- 4 stars
Front Crash Driver -- 5 stars
Front Crash Passenger -- 4 stars
Side Crash Overall -- 4 stars
Side Barrier Driver -- 5 stars
Side Barrier Passenger -- 3 stars
Side Pole Driver -- 5 stars
Comfort and Convenience
Leather Seats Standard --
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
CD Player Standard Standard
CD Changer Standard --
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Driver Power Seats Standard --
Passenger Power Seats Standard --
Interior
Maximum Seating 4 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 42.8 in 42.3 in
Back Legroom 27.7 in 36.1 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 5.2 cu ft 12.3 cu ft
Maximum Payload -- 1,081 lbs
Exterior
Length 180.4 in 182.1 in
Width 72.2 in 69.4 in
Height 54.1 in 58.3 in
Wheelbase 101.4 in 103.7 in

Available Options

2012 Mitsubishi Eclipse Spyder
GS Sport

Exterior Colors

  • Carbon Gray Pearl
  • KALAPANA Black
  • NORTHSTAR White
  • Quicksilver Pearl
  • Rave Red Pearl
  • Sunset Pearlescent

Option Packages

  • Remote Engine Start
  • Sport Aero Kit
2017 Mitsubishi Lancer
ES

Exterior Colors

  • Alloy Silver Metallic
  • Diamond White Pearl
  • Labrador Black Pearl
  • Mercury Gray Pearl
  • Octane Blue Pearl
  • Rally Red Metallic

Option Packages

  • All-Weather Package
  • Sun and Sound Package
  • Navigation System Package

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