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

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Used Car Pricing Used listing price comparison and analysis.

2012 Mitsubishi Eclipse
GS
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$8,626
10 listings nationwide

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2012 Mitsubishi Galant
ES
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$7,194
39 listings nationwide

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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2012 Mitsubishi Eclipse
GS
Michael Perkins Preview:

The issues with the Eclipse have always been power and price. The 4-cylinder options have always been underpowered – except when fitted with a turbo – and the V6 options have always bu...

2012 Mitsubishi Galant
ES
Patricia Mayo Preview:

The Galant carries over into 2012 unchanged, with abundant rumors that it will take a bow after this model year. Many harsh things can be said of the Galant: It's outdated, cheaply mad...

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

2012 Mitsubishi Eclipse
GS
No User Reviews
2012 Mitsubishi Galant
ES
10
writes:
I loved my 2003 galant.. it was a great car. 218k miles later
writes:
Power Ranked 2012 Nissan Maxima S worse.
"It transitions with power and no hesitation."
Handling Ranked 2012 Nissan Maxima S worse.
"It steering is smooth and effortless."

Specs

2012 Mitsubishi Eclipse
GS
2012 Mitsubishi Galant
ES
Powertrain 4-Speed Automatic 4-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
FWD
FWD
Fuel Economy, City
20 MPG
21 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
28 MPG
30 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 17.7 gal 17.7 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
162 hp @ 6,000 RPM
160 hp @ 5,500 RPM
Torque
162 lb-ft @ 4,000 RPM
157 lb-ft @ 4,000 RPM
Cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
9.5:1
9.5:1
Displacement
2,400 cc
2,400 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.43 in x 3.94 in
3.43 in x 3.94 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags Standard Standard
Curtain Airbags Standard Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Comfort and Convenience
Leather Seats -- Optional
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
CD Player Standard Standard
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Passenger Power Seats Standard Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating 4 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 42.8 in 42.6 in
Back Legroom 29.2 in 37 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 15.7 cu ft 13.3 cu ft
Maximum Payload -- 981 lbs
Exterior
Length 180.4 in 191.1 in
Width 72.2 in 72.4 in
Height 53.2 in 57.4 in
Wheelbase 101.4 in 108.3 in

Available Options

2012 Mitsubishi Eclipse
GS

Exterior Colors

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

Option Packages

  • Remote Engine Start
  • Sport Aero Kit
2012 Mitsubishi Galant
ES

Exterior Colors

  • KALAPANA Black
  • Quick Silver Pearl
  • Rave Red Pearl
  • White Pearl

Option Packages

  • Rearview Backup Camera
  • Remote Engine Start
  • Leather Seating Surfaces

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