1997 Mitsubishi Eclipse Consumer Review: one long fun ride

1997 Mitsubishi Eclipse - Consumer Review

Average Consumer Rating

56 Total Reviews

GSX 2dr Hatchback (2.0L 4-cyl. Turbo AWD 5-speed Manual)

Select a different vehicle  
Recently Viewed
There are no recently viewed vehicles to display
Build Quality
Reliability Value
1 of 1 people found this review helpful
one long fun ride
By jplgsx on


1997 Mitsubishi Eclipse GSX Turbo 2dr Hatchback AWD


Bought this used in '98. I had no idea what a great car I had purchased. AWD and turbo for a bargain price. I have mintained this car very well and could not resist adding some of the modifications available. I took it out on to the road racing track and surprised Corvettes and RX7 turbo cars. This is a very special car that unfortunately Mitsubishi no longer makes. The Evolution 8 is the only thing close.

Best Features

It has to be the AWD and turbo, but there is so much room under the hatch. This is a great car for road trips - as long as you watch your right foot! It is very easy to find you are going a lot faster than you think you are.

Worst Features

The quality of the leather was very poor. Tanned elephant skin. Changed it out for a full Katskin interior. The front ball joints need to be looked after carefuly. There are some minor faults, but there is nothing like it for the price. I laugh at Porches that cost 100 time what I paid for mine
Recommend (1) (0)
Report it
Comments (0) Post a Comment
Post a Comment

You must be signed in to post a comment.


Nearby Inventory Zip Code UPDATE
Price Drop Alert

We found that have recently dropped in price. Sign up to see this price drop and to receive future price drop notifications.