Used 2003 Mitsubishi Eclipse

2003 Mitsubishi Eclipse
List price range
$3,999 - $4,994

Pros

  • Distinctive styling, plenty of standard equipment, V6 power in GT and GTS trim.

Cons

  • Doesn't provide as much driving excitement as other sport coupes, uninspired interior design, side airbags and antilock brakes are available only on the GTS model.

Used 2003 Mitsubishi Eclipse for Sale

Mitsubishi Eclipse 2003 GT 2dr Hatchback (3.0L 6cyl 4A)
95,943 miles
Used 2003
Mitsubishi Eclipse
GT
List$3,999
Est.Loan: $82/mo
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Mitsubishi Eclipse 2003
105,762 miles
Used 2003
Mitsubishi Eclipse
GTS
List$4,994
Est.Loan: $102/mo
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Dealer Notes
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Edmunds' Expert Review

The 2003 Mitsubishi Eclipse is more of a comfortable cruiser than a high-winding, apex-strafing sport coupe.

Top consumer reviews

Read what other owners think about the 2003 Mitsubishi Eclipse.

Best Car Under 5k
peelout, 3/12/2015
You can get these cars for very cheap. They are extremely nice. I got mine for 3,000 from a friend of the family, it could've of easily been sold for 5,000 however. (It's really good condition) Mine has 137,000 miles on it. It's fast, I've gotten it up to 150. It's good on gas. (Unless you shift at 5k RPM like me when im trying to impress my friends -- i can watch the gas gauge go down) 18-25mpg. Please put premium in this car, yes it matters. Look it up. When you're not hot rodding this car, it still turns heads. Very nice looking. If you're worried about your kid hot rodding it like me, get them the 4cyl. This car is great. Do your kid a favor, don't get him a grandma car. get an eclipse.
Great used car over100K
The 3g Man, 5/19/2010
2003 Mitsubishi eclipse Gt, v6, Sportronic shifter. Great Exterior look, except the fake vents in the front.v6 engine good power for automatic shifty, not good for turbo boosting.Alloy wheels great touch and clean. Inside, Cheap plastic interior (which is good If you ever need to replace it). I like it. No leg room for people over 5'11. Very small in the back, good for newborns- preteens and adults, no. Seats are very comfortable for long driving. Gas mileage is good, 22 ct/27 Hw. $30 to fill. Slow start@shifting through 1st gear but gets better at 2nd. Expensive 6 cyl tuneup ($550). Timing belt+labor $640. Maintenance regular. Premium gas only. Mits is having a recall, don't get black.
190,000 Miles and Still Going Strong
guitar_guy, 6/8/2011
I bought this car new in 2004. It was February, and the salesman was discouraged as he walked me to the lot, and the car was under a pile of snow. He said all he had was a 4 cylinder with standard transmission... I didn't let on, but that's EXACTLY what I wanted. The car has been a dream to own. I have performed regular maintenance with my own mechanics. I never went back to the dealer, and never needed to. Oil changes every 3000, and regular timing belt changes were the bulk of maintenance. Also plugs every 60k. I replaced two tie rods, and recently an axle (after 189,000). Two sets of brake pads. That's about it. I love this car, and I don't want to part with it.
03 Mitsubishi
C.Mozeley, 10/15/2010
My 03' has 150K miles, purchased new in 02'. Replaced front struts within 2 months. Have replaced the brake pads and rotors 4 times. The brakes start pulsating after 3500 - 4500 miles. Also, 3 heat shields have rusted off, 1 of them within a year's time. Dealership advised me not park on dry grass. Sunroof sticks. Rusty inside engine compartment.
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Features & Specs

MPG
19 city / 25 hwy
Seats 4
4-speed shiftable automatic
Gas
142 hp @ 5500 rpm
MPG
18 city / 25 hwy
Seats 4
4-speed shiftable automatic
Gas
210 hp @ 5750 rpm
MPG
18 city / 25 hwy
Seats 4
4-speed shiftable automatic
Gas
200 hp @ 5500 rpm
MPG
18 city / 26 hwy
Seats 4
5-speed manual
Gas
210 hp @ 5750 rpm
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Safety

NHTSA Overall Rating

The National Highway Transportation Safety Administration offers independent analysis.
  • Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
    OverallNot Rated
    Driver4 / 5
    Passenger4 / 5
  • Side Crash Rating
    OverallNot Rated
  • Side Barrier Rating
    OverallNot Rated
    Driver3 / 5
    PassengerNot Rated
  • Combined Side Barrier & Pole Ratings
    Front SeatNot Rated
    Back SeatNot Rated
  • Rollover
    Rollover5 / 5
    Dynamic Test ResultNo Tip
    Risk Of RolloverNot Rated

More about the 2003 Mitsubishi Eclipse
Used 2003 Mitsubishi Eclipse Overview

The Used 2003 Mitsubishi Eclipse is offered in the following submodels: . Available styles include GS 2dr Hatchback (2.4L 4cyl 4A), GTS 2dr Hatchback (3.0L 6cyl 4A), GT 2dr Hatchback (3.0L 6cyl 4A), GTS 2dr Hatchback (3.0L 6cyl 5M), GS 2dr Hatchback (2.4L 4cyl 5M), RS 2dr Hatchback (2.4L 4cyl 4A), GT 2dr Hatchback (3.0L 6cyl 5M), and RS 2dr Hatchback (2.4L 4cyl 5M).

What's a good price on a Used 2003 Mitsubishi Eclipse?

Price comparisons for Used 2003 Mitsubishi Eclipse trim styles:

  • The Used 2003 Mitsubishi Eclipse GT is priced between $3,999 and$3,999 with odometer readings between 95943 and95943 miles.
  • The Used 2003 Mitsubishi Eclipse GTS is priced between $4,994 and$4,994 with odometer readings between 105762 and105762 miles.

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