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Mitsubishi Eclipse Features and Specs

Features & Specs

  • Engine 1.8 L Inline 4-cylinder
  • Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive
  • Transmission 5-speed Manual
  • Horse Power 92 hp @ 5000 rpm
  • Fuel Economy 21/29 mpg
  • Bluetooth No
  • Navigation No
  • Heated Seats No

Review of the 1992 Mitsubishi Eclipse

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  • What's New for 1992

    Freshened front-end styling includes aero headlights and a new air dam. The GS-X model loses leather trim from its options list.

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Gas Mileage

EPA-Rated MPG

  • 21
  • cty
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  • 29
  • highway
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What Others Are Saying

Customer Reviews



One of the most reliable

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Vehicle: 1992 Mitsubishi Eclipse GS Turbo 2dr Hatchback

Why I gave all 10? Because it has worked great for a family of husband and wife. It has taken us from long to short distances. I bought this car from a private party for $700 and I have spended no more than $500 mechanical issues. Change oil every 3- 4k. miles and spark plugs, all filters twice a year. Always take it to a certified mechanic for better service I also use 89&92 fuel grade. Motor still running great I would buy another car like this, meavy an upgrade to 1995. This car gives me an average of 25 mpg although when I got it was in 17 mpg. With good service got better mpg. On the hwy 30+ mpg riding at 80 mph my average speed a car with turbo and its age I say I own a great vehicle...




1992 mitsubishi 1.8

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Vehicle: 1992 Mitsubishi Eclipse GS 2dr Hatchback

I pulled my father's Mitsubishi out of a junk yard after it was on fire. put some gas and a new battery in it and it ran and it has been the most reliable car i have ever owned. i don't really like the size of the back seat but i don't really use it any way. and it's really fast with some small cheap performance mods.




Piece of junk

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Vehicle: 1992 Mitsubishi Eclipse GS 2dr Hatchback

I bought the 1992 GS Eclipse in April, by May I had to replace the cluth, and ever since then the Eclipse has been in and out of the auto shop. I had to have a new starter put in, the alternator rebuilt, and am currently having a problem with the Cam Shaft Sensor. It will drive perfectly for a little while, then all of the sudden the engine RPM's will drop down to 0 and the car will die, and not restart. I also have a problem with the syncro's in my 3rd gear. It was fun to drive...really fast, but it is not worth the hassle of the constant promlems.




This car is a fast

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Vehicle: 1992 Mitsubishi Eclipse GS 2.0 2dr Hatchback

This car is a tank. i got in two accidents. a scratch for a honda civic and a van, mine going 45mph and caused a bent radiator and hood. this car is so safe to stick in high speeds. also this car is fast. its easy to get to 90mph at 4500rpms in 4th gear. its a hot HOT CAR. if your thinking turbo, well think again this car hasnt lost on me yet unless you like lag.




Fun, but expensive

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Vehicle: 1992 Mitsubishi Eclipse GS Turbo 2dr Hatchback

This car has always been a lot of fun to drive, but when it started having major problems it became more of a burden than anything. My odometer just passed 90,000 and now the turbo is out. It just locked up one day. I've replaced the clutch, the radiator, the slave cylinder, and the valve cover gasket. These repairs cost me between $300 and $900. Now with the turbo out, I've decided to get rid of it.




Dsm

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Vehicle: 1992 Mitsubishi Eclipse GSX Turbo 2dr Hatchback AWD

i got this car back in 02 and it was completely stock. since then ive gotten a JDM engine, FP red turbo, 660cc injectors, 3" buschur exhaust, apexi boost controller and SAFC, BJs intake manifold, indy race core FMIC, 3" intercooler piping, ported evo III o2 housing and exhaust manifold, HKS 272/272 cams and HKS cam gears, JE pistons and rods, motec engine management, and a lot more. it runs 9.5 in the 1/4. this car eats supercharged vipers for breakfast. the build quality is excellent and it is fairly reliable. i highly recommend one to anyone who has the opportunity to get one.



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Full 1992 Mitsubishi Eclipse Review

What's New for 1992

Freshened front-end styling includes aero headlights and a new air dam. The GS-X model loses leather trim from its options list.

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180kdsm
180kdsm
10-30-2002
People have always said that Misubishi's are not reliable. True and False. Before you buy an Eclipse(Laser, Talon, =DSMs - same thing) you have to know a few things. Those who say the car is unreliabl...


dadix1947
dadix1947
10-13-2005
We have had out new Mitsubishi Eclipse 2006 since August 23 our 35 th anniversirty. This is my wife car and she just loves it. She has put 1734 miles on the car so far. We looked at the G6, Crossfire...


pkp413
pkp413
02-03-2005
Loyalty Rebate). Actually, there was a 1992 Mits Eclipse listed locally for $800 that I considered buying, but MN takes too long to get title in my name (which is what the loyalty rebate requires). T...



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