2012 Mitsubishi Eclipse – Kelley Blue Book

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Mitsubishi Eclipse

2012 Mitsubishi Eclipse

more than two decades on the and four generations, 2012 the final year for the Mitsubishi coupe and Spyder (convertible). this 4-seater once out for boasting high-performance features a turbocharged engine and all-wheel at a reasonable price, in recent the Eclipse has become a merely front-wheel-drive car that favors the side of the equation to attract a range of buyers.

Although the 2012 Mitsubishi boasts curvaceous looks, a low price and a powerful V6 engine it lags rivals like the BRZ /Scion FR-S. Chevrolet Kia Forte Koup, Honda Si and Hyundai Genesis coupe it comes to powertrain options, and performance.

If you want performance to your budget sports looks, you’d be better off with a rear-wheel-drive car like the FR-S, Mazda Miata or Camaro, or an all-wheel-drive hot-hatch the Subaru WRX.

Mitsubishi is marking the Eclipse’s year with an SE (special version for both the coupe and SE models add styling cues as smoked-out alloy wheels, side mirrors and unique For the coupe, four trims are GS, GS Sport, SE and GT.

The convertible can be had in GS Sport, SE and GT trims.

Impressions The 2012 Mitsubishi is not a lightweight, flingable sports but it is still tuned well to have some fun on twisty roads. Both the 4-cylinder

the 6-cylinder engine choices the kind of low-end torque to sprint across an intersection, torque-steer is noticeable with the powerful V6. A 5-speed manual is only available in base of the coupe, and the only other offered for 4-cylinder models is an with the same number of #8211; four #8211; as the had when it debuted back in The Mitsubishi Eclipse benefits crisp steering and strong

The interior is ergonomically pleasing and the seats are first-rate, though room is cramped. The Eclipse’s roofline creates blind especially in convertible form the top up.

Under the Hood

Mitsubishi Eclipse

Eclipse and convertibles are powered by one of two engines a 162-horsepower 4-cylinder or a 265-horsepower V6. The V6 is available in GT models and is linked to a automatic transmission with shifting mode. The V6 requires gasoline, while the 4-cylinder can run on regular.

Other than the manual in the base version of the coupe, the rest of the 4-cylinder use an antiquated 4-speed automatic. All models are front-wheel-drive.

2.4-liter inline-4

162 horsepower @ rpm

162 lb-ft of torque @ 4,000 rpm

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