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Great car great buy!
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By zmass7ss
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2005 Mitsubishi Eclipse GTS 2dr Hatchback (3.0L 6cyl 5M)


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This is an amazing car the 5-speed manual is the way to go! It has great power, its very easy to drive, its okay on gas, and its a blast to drive! I would recommend this car to anybody! I love driving now, it hugs the road like no other car I have drove and its just a great car in general!


Best Features

Power, Center of Gravity, Everything!


Worst Features

I cant think of any improvements just maybe deeper turning radius.


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Rocket #2
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By tashaluv2
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2005 Mitsubishi Eclipse GTS 2dr Hatchback (3.0L 6cyl 4A)


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Just bought the 05 last week it has the slap shifter it's nice but our 98 is more fun,the downside is the Cost for basic Mait I Pd $260.00 for O2 sensors x 3 yep there's 3 & spark plugs & wires are gonna cost a bit & will be a job & Dealer charges 325.00 & Don't loose ur Key's esp the Spare ours came w 1 key & I was told 1 key was $300.00 but if U buy one online & only need Dealer to prog it cost is $50.00 Ouch I miss goin & havin one made for few bucks Geeze


Best Features

dependable & they hold up for many years


Worst Features

the Paint on the 05 is flaking off & is White in few places & the Blind spots are just as bad in the 05 & the Turning Radius is Insanely BIG but over all not a bad car,Mitsubishi Pls don't stop making them like I was told they plan on doing that,Luv them the V6 is FAST.


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Bad Paint Job
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By Chinpaint
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2005 Mitsubishi Eclipse GTS 2dr Hatchback (3.0L 6cyl 4A)


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Overall the car is a good car. It looks good and handles good. I have had no problems with either the engine or drive train. My three negatives, one because of space available between the seat, roof and steering wheel it can be a little difficult for driver to enter. Second engineering design has turn signal blocked by steering wheel.(move light or change steering wheel design). Last this summer two bad paint spots appeared. One between sun roof and back window, the second between trunk and rear window.


Best Features

Looks sharp. Ability to handle and move well in traffic. Fun to drive


Worst Features

Fix Paint job, Move turn signal, look at passenger compartment, to ease entry.


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CAN'T BELIEVE IT!!!
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By jim O
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2005 Mitsubishi Eclipse GTS 2dr Hatchback (3.0L 6cyl 4A)


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I leased in 2005 and bought in 2008! I have had NO PROBLEMS with my 2005 MITSI!!!!!!!NADA!! ZERO!!! Go figure! PLUS My wife would KILL ME if I traded her for a 350 Z..I'm sold!


Best Features

DID I MENTION NO PROBLEMS?????


Worst Features

MORE TORQUE would be great!! BUT I installed CAI and it made a difference.


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Love my car
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By Kim
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2005 Mitsubishi Eclipse GS 2dr Hatchback (2.4L 4cyl 5M)


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I'm a women in my late 40s and this is the first car I ever got to pick out brand new and buy just because I liked it. I've had it now over two years and I love it. I still smile every time I see it in the driveway. It runs great and is very fun to drive. My only complaint is that shortly after I bought it, I bumped into a pole (too low to see at my son's baseball field) and it creased the bumper. I thought for a hit that light, it should have not shown any damage but it did. So I think the body is not very forgiving. Still wouldn't want anything else, it's a fun car.


Best Features

I actually love the cobalt blue color of mine. Everything you need on the dashboard is easy to reach.


Worst Features

Better bumpers! lol! Also mine doesn't have electric seat adjustments and it's a weird turning thing to adjust your seat.


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