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2002 Mitsubishi Eclipse Spyder

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An average sort of "Sport" Convertible
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By labethel
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2002 Mitsubishi Eclipse Spyder GT 2dr Convertible (3.0L 6cyl 5M)


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The Eclipse Spyder is relatively fun to drive, but ranks below other sport convertibles I have owned, e.g., the BMW Z3. The size is more accomodating, but design features such as the huge right blind-spot and the raised door jambs make this car a little uncomfortable. Handling is good and tight, as a sports cars should be. However, gas mileage on my particular car is lower than I have experienced on similar vehicles/engines. All in all, a fun mid-level car that is probably a few thousand dollars too expensive (even though I did get a pretty good deal).


Favorite Features

Power top


Suggested Improvements

Fix the blind spots, PLEASE!!!


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Satisfied Spyder owner
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By AF4ever
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2002 Mitsubishi Eclipse Spyder GS 2dr Convertible (2.4L 4cyl 5M)


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The Eclipse Spyder is the most enjoyable car I have ever owned. Absolutely sticks to the road no matter how bad the curves. Easy to talk to the passenger with the top down. Four cylinder has enough power. Gas mileage about the same between the four and six, looking back think six would have been a better choice so I could really drive like a maniac. Hard to beat the top down experience on a warm day.


Favorite Features

Looks good with top up or down. Handling on twisty roads is exceptional. If you hit a turn too fast the steering and handling is good enough to bail you out.


Suggested Improvements

Hard to see when the top is up. There is an ugly welded seam below the doors. No seam on the coupes. Turbo charge the six for about 250 HP. Back seat sits too straight-up.


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fun to drive
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By feibol
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2002 Mitsubishi Eclipse Spyder GT 2dr Convertible (3.0L 6cyl 5M)


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Car runs good and is fun to drive. You get the same than others get for a more expensive european convertible.


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go eclipse
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By trish
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2002 Mitsubishi Eclipse Spyder GT 2dr Convertible (3.0L 6cyl 5M)


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this car rocks my world i love the style and the way i can drive in it and my boyfriend likes it too


Favorite Features

everything


Suggested Improvements

none from me


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By spydr
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2002 Mitsubishi Eclipse Spyder GT 2dr Convertible (3.0L 6cyl 5M)


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Deep in Minnesota and bought a convertible on a snowy January day. I have no regrets. The car handles better in the snow than the wifes minivan. Total fun in the sun and the car turns many heads.


Favorite Features

Awesome sound system. Styling - eye catching.


Suggested Improvements

Add adjustable lumbar support to the passenger seat


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