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

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2012 Mitsubishi Eclipse
GS
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$9,004
18 listings nationwide

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2015 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution
AWD Final Edition
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$35,264
18 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...

2015 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution
AWD Final Edition
Eric Tallberg Preview:

Say goodbye to Mitsubishi’s Lancer Evolution after the 2015 model year. The Japanese automaker, claiming they’re “going in a different direction," will cease production on this 5-passe...

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

2012 Mitsubishi Eclipse
GS
No User Reviews
2015 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution
AWD Final Edition
writes:
The lancer had 4 doors and comfortable back seat with space. Great car, but ran into some mechanical issues th...
Power Ranked 2016 Subaru BRZ Series.HyperBlue RWD worse.
"More HP."
Value Ranked 2016 Subaru BRZ Series.HyperBlue RWD worse.
"More room to stretch your legs. "
writes:
Back Seats Ranked 2015 Subaru WRX STI worse.
"more room"
Value Ranked 2015 Subaru WRX STI worse.
"awd and handling"

Specs

2012 Mitsubishi Eclipse
GS
2015 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution
AWD Final Edition
Powertrain 4-Speed Automatic 5-Speed Manual
Drivetrain
FWD
AWD
Fuel Economy, City
20 MPG
17 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
28 MPG
23 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 17.7 gal 14.5 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
162 hp @ 6,000 RPM
303 hp @ 6,500 RPM
Torque
162 lb-ft @ 4,000 RPM
305 lb-ft @ 4,000 RPM
Cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
9.5:1
9:1
Displacement
2,400 cc
2,000 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.43 in x 3.94 in
3.4 in x 3.4 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
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
CD Player Standard Standard
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Passenger Power Seats Standard --
Interior
Maximum Seating 4 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 42.8 in 42.3 in
Back Legroom 29.2 in 36.1 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 15.7 cu ft 6.9 cu ft
Exterior
Length 180.4 in 177 in
Width 72.2 in 71.3 in
Height 53.2 in 58.3 in
Wheelbase 101.4 in 104.3 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
2015 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution
AWD Final Edition

Exterior Colors

  • Diamond White
  • Mercury Gray
  • Octane Blue
  • Rally Red

Option Packages

  • Engine Appearance Package
  • Exterior Package
  • Navigation System Package

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