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2012 Mitsubishi Eclipse

2011 Mitsubishi Eclipse

At a Glance

Pricing $19,499 - $29,408
Drive Types FWD
Engines 2.4l I4, 3.8l V6
Transmissions A4, A5, M5
Fuel Economy 17-20 (city), 25-28 (highway)

Our Ratings

Velocity Index 63

Overview Information

The original Eclipse was known for being a rocket on the road. Despite the swoopy and aggressive styling, the Eclipse is no longer the fastest car in the Mitsubishi lineup. That title belongs to the frumpy Lancer Evolution. The Eclipse looks the part of a sports coupe with racy lines and a hot palette of colors. Two models are offered: the GS which is powered by a 162 hp 4-cylinder and the GT which is powered by Mitsubishi's 265hp 3.8L V6. The 2012 model year is the last for the Eclipse.

Official Word:

Not only does the dynamically-styled and fun-to-drive 2011 Eclipse Coupe enter the new model year with enticing new design elements and expanded equipment for Mitsubishi's outstanding sports car, but the Japanese auto manufacturer's signature two-door model does so at the lowest price point ever for this generation of Eclipse. Available in three trim levels - the 5-speed manual or 4-speed automatic transmission-equipped Eclipse GS, the well-appointed mid-grade Eclipse GS Sport with a 4-speed automatic transmission, and...Read.

Model/Trim/Package Engine MPG VjI Base Price
Eclipse GS 2.4l I4 (162-bhp) M5 FWD 20/28/24 52 $19,499
Eclipse GS 2.4l I4 (162-bhp) A4 FWD 20/28/24 46 $20,499
Eclipse GS Sport 2.4l I4 (162-bhp) A4 FWD 20/28/24 46 $24,928
Eclipse GT 3.8l V6 (265-bhp) A5 FWD 17/25/21 63 $29,408