by liz85 on Oct 12, 2013 Vehicle: 2007 Mitsubishi Eclipse GS 2dr Hatchback (2.4L 4cyl 4A)
This is my second car after my 02 chevy malibu.
Wow! I love it! I average about 27 mpg. I recently took a 3,000 mile trip and this car was awesome! It handles corners amazingly, however, it's not as comfortable as a sedan on long trips (I was expecting it) but it wasn't too terrible. Backseat is very small. The eclipse is a two seater car with backseats. I was hesitant to get the automatic, but the sportstronic transmission is actually a lot of fun. I can't say enough good things about this car and it's certainly a head turner! I always get people trying to race me. The 4 cyl. certainly has more than enough power to get you off the starting line. I love it!
by 4gcrazy on Aug 17, 2013 Vehicle: 2007 Mitsubishi Eclipse GS 2dr Hatchback (2.4L 4cyl 4A)
I've had this car now for 3 1/2
years, got it with 64,000 miles on the odometer. it now sits just above 102,000 miles and has never let me down. I'm in the military and have moved state to state for years now. I have never had to replace a part in the engine; other than the normal stuff. recently i have begun to upgrade some parts of the engine and she still keeps on trucking taking what ever i throw at her. (dirt trail riding, a little bit of puddle crossing , and alot of track time)
All in all i love this car. my first wife as I call her.
by adamcky90 on Jul 19, 2011 Vehicle: 2007 Mitsubishi Eclipse GS 2dr Hatchback (2.4L 4cyl 5M)
I decided it was time for a new car when my 93 Subaru Legacy crapped out. I had intentions on buying a Subaru WRX, but time was an issue so I picked up a 2007 eclipse on the spot. Of course me being a young kid (20) I had to tint the windows and put on a cold air intake (which really does make a difference). But I have had this car for 3 months and have not had an issue at 29,xxx miles. I highly recommend this car, Its a fun car to drive, and its pretty quick for a single over head cam. these cars run a 14.8 in the 1/4 mile and 0-60 in 6.9 seconds. Forget the American gas guzzling pieces of crap, get an import. The variable valve timing (MIVEC) is a great thing.
by beck_u on May 21, 2011 Vehicle: 2007 Mitsubishi Eclipse GS 2dr Hatchback (2.4L 4cyl 4A)
Reliability: This is the third Mitsubishi in my family, and I knew this was going to be a very reliable vehicle as its predecessors were, we still own the 2002 Galant and totaled another Eclipse.
Fuel economy: I average about 25 mpg on daily commutes and 30.5 mpg highway.
Comfort: It is a great ride for two, especially on long journeys. Rear passenger needs to be less than average height to be ok.
Practicality: The trunk is big enough to easily fit any shopping and with folding rear seats it is huge.
Handling: It accelerates as fast as any other 4 cylinder, cruses effortlessly on highway speeds, and easily gets over 100+ mph. Elderly people may find suspension a bit stiff.