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1996 Mitsubishi Eclipse-spyder - Consumer Reviews

1996 Mitsubishi Eclipse Spyder

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Best cheap turbo car
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By liquid
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1996 Mitsubishi Eclipse Spyder GS-T Turbo 2dr Convertible


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There is nothing like pulling up to a mustang at a stoplight reving your motor up and smiling as you burnout and leave that V-8 in the dust. Don't let anyone tell you that turbo 4 cylinders are not fast.


Favorite Features

The turbo, leather seats, cnvertable glass back window with electric defrost,and the power.


Suggested Improvements

Just go to your local tuner shop and tune away!


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Love my Spyder
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By Tim D'Angelo
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1996 Mitsubishi Eclipse Spyder GS 2dr Convertible


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I love my spyder. It is probably one of the most underrated cars. The engine is screaming to be upgraded and when you do hang on to your hat. I've left many 50k performance cars wondering what just beat them. Get one, learn about it and then mod it...


Favorite Features

Engine!!!!


Suggested Improvements

Should have been a two seater. The back seat is useless.


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Fun to drive, great to drop the top
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By greaserz
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1996 Mitsubishi Eclipse Spyder GS 2dr Convertible


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Fun little car. Bought a 5-speed blue Spyder. Handles great at all speeds, nice ride, peppy engine. Good gas mileage. I owned a BMW 325iC convertible before this, and this car is quieter than my BMW convertible was. Decent seats, and overall interior is pretty good.


Favorite Features

Power top, peppy engine, looks great!


Suggested Improvements

Brighter headlights, bigger trunk, better Infinity system; these aren't bad on the car, but they could be slightly better.


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Drained my wallet
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By thom
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1996 Mitsubishi Eclipse Spyder GS 2dr Convertible


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The car is the worst I have ever purchased in my life. From its mechanical failures to its plastic body feeling, it has totally failed me. I bought the car for my daughter and the car has not gone 2 mths without something going wrong. Just be careful when you purchase a vehicle like this. The oil pan leaks, which burnt the heads and now the transmission is slipping. Need I say more. I will. The interior is falling apart. The plastic inside is crap. thats it, i am out.


Favorite Features

the top comes off. woopee


Suggested Improvements

everything. should have bought a celica


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better than i thought
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By jcbh
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1996 Mitsubishi Eclipse Spyder GS-T Turbo 2dr Convertible


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the turbo whine is enough of a jolt to the system to almost make me forget the car's an automatic. 82k miles and its still pulling strong


Favorite Features

turbo, turbo, turbo


Suggested Improvements

too much body roll; sloppy steering


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