Used 2008 Mitsubishi Eclipse Hatchback

2008 Mitsubishi Eclipse
List price range
$4,996 - $6,995

Pros

  • Powerful V6, balanced ride and handling, comfortable front seats, rockin' Rockford Fosgate stereo, cargo-friendly hatchback body.

Cons

  • Weak performance with four-cylinder, torque steer with V6, heavy for a sport coupe, big turning circle, small backseat.

Used 2008 Mitsubishi Eclipse Hatchback for Sale

Mitsubishi Eclipse 2008
81,780 miles
Used 2008
Mitsubishi Eclipse
GT
List$6,995
Est.Loan: $143/mo
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Dealer Notes
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Mitsubishi Eclipse 2008 GS 2dr Hatchback (2.4L 4cyl 4A)
125,512 miles
Used 2008
Mitsubishi Eclipse
GS
List$5,996
Est.Loan: $123/mo
Fair Deal!
Fair Deal!
$165 Below Market
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Dealer Notes
WARRANTY......PRICE BELOW KBB VALUE.....ASK FOR MILITARY SPECIAL.....WE BUY CARS....BRING IN YOUR CAR FOR AN APPRAISAL....BRONZE exterior and BLACK   interior .Features include.......power sunroof.....6 disk cd changer...power seats..........power window power door lock keyless entry alarm A/C Heat ready to go price includes 6 month/6000 mile warranty please give us a call at 703-629-9371 or  540-582-8151 TAX ID PROGRAM AVAILABLE.......GUARANTEED  credit approval **** 6 month/6000 mile warranty on all vehicles.. ....   .prices may change with out notice price exlcudes $299 processing fee we don't have freight or destination charges or any other hidden fees. due to human error some prices and features may not be correct prices may change with out notice prices may change at any time with out notice . We will buy your car even if you don't buy ours! >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>ALL VEHICLES COME WITH WARRANTY !!!!! ask sales associate for details.....ALL VEHICLES COME WITH WARRANTY..... DON'T PAY RETAIL PRICE FOR A CAR PAY OUTLET PRICE AT ELLAS AUTO OUTLET....... with our new off site mechanical facility we are providing our customers with better cars at lower prices because we service our own vehicles and we cut the middle man IF WE SAVE MONEY YOU SAVE MONEY so don't waste time and come take a look at the vehicle of your choice we have over 250 cars in stock at all times for you to choose from. Hope to see you soon have a SAFE DRIVE.....and please BUCKLE UP.. HOURS....MONDAY - SATURDAY 10-7. DIRECTIONS RICHMOND or surrounding area take I95 North to Exit #118 make left at stop sign come down to first traffic light make left on Jefferson Davis Hwy come down 1/4 mile you will see Ellas Auto Outlet Inc on the left. WASHINGTONMARYLANDOR NORHTERN VA take I95 South to Exit #118 make right at stop sign come down to first traffice light make left on Jefferson Davis Hwy come down 1/4 mile you will see Ellas Auto Outlet Inc on the left. .price exlcudes $299 processing fee we don't have freight or distination charges or any other hidden fees. due to human error some prices and features may not be correct prices may change without notice. We will buy your car even if you don't buy ours! .prices may change with out notice price exlcudes $299 processing fee we do not accept personal check. we don't have freight or distination charges or any other hidden fees. due to human error some prices and features may not be correct prices may change with out notice prices may change at any time with out notice . financing down payment interest rate and monthly payments depend on your credit....We will buy your car even if you don't buy ours! we are the only dealer with most cars under $5000 For More Great Prices Check Us Out At www.ELLASAUTOOUTLET.com
Mitsubishi Eclipse 2008 GS 2dr Hatchback (2.4L 4cyl 4A)
121,620 miles
Used 2008
Mitsubishi Eclipse
GS
List$4,996
Est.Loan: $102/mo
Good Deal!
Good Deal!
$137 Below Market
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Dealer Notes
WARRANTY......PRICE BELOW KBB VALUE.....Excellent shape inside and outside.........reverse sensors......COPPER exterior and BLACK interior .Features include.....power seats...memory seat...........CD player ..power sunroof..power window power doorlock keyless entry alarm A/C Heat ready to go price includes 6 month/6000 mile warranty please give us a call at 703-629-9371 or or 540-582-8151 TAX ID PROGRAM AVAILABLE.......GUARANTEED  credit approval **** 6 month/6000 mile warranty on all vehicles.. ....   .prices may change with out notice price exlcudes $299 processing fee we don't have freight or destination charges or any other hidden fees. due to human error some prices and features may not be correct prices may change with out notice prices may change at any time with out notice . We will buy your car even if you don't buy ours! >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>ALL VEHICLES COME WITH WARRANTY !!!!! ask sales associate for details.....ALL VEHICLES COME WITH WARRANTY..... DON'T PAY RETAIL PRICE FOR A CAR PAY OUTLET PRICE AT ELLAS AUTO OUTLET....... with our new off site mechanical facility we are providing our customers with better cars at lower prices because we service our own vehicles and we cut the middle man IF WE SAVE MONEY YOU SAVE MONEY so don't waste time and come take a look at the vehicle of your choice we have over 250 cars in stock at all times for you to choose from. Hope to see you soon have a SAFE DRIVE.....and please BUCKLE UP.. HOURS....MONDAY - SATURDAY 10-7. DIRECTIONS RICHMOND or surrounding area take I95 North to Exit #118 make left at stop sign come down to first traffic light make left on Jefferson Davis Hwy come down 1/4 mile you will see Ellas Auto Outlet Inc on the left. WASHINGTONMARYLANDOR NORHTERN VA take I95 South to Exit #118 make right at stop sign come down to first traffice light make left on Jefferson Davis Hwy come down 1/4 mile you will see Ellas Auto Outlet Inc on the left. .price exlcudes $299 processing fee we don't have freight or distination charges or any other hidden fees. due to human error some prices and features may not be correct prices may change without notice. We will buy your car even if you don't buy ours! .prices may change with out notice price exlcudes $299 processing fee we do not accept personal check. we don't have freight or distination charges or any other hidden fees. due to human error some prices and features may not be correct prices may change with out notice prices may change at any time with out notice . financing down payment interest rate and monthly payments depend on your credit....We will buy your car even if you don't buy ours! we are the only dealer with most cars under $5000 For More Great Prices Check Us Out At www.ELLASAUTOOUTLET.com

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Edmunds' Expert Review

The 2008 Mitsubishi Eclipse is a fine sport coupe for anyone seeking a middle-of-the-road mix of performance, comfort and style.

vehicle overview

The 2008 Mitsubishi Eclipse may trace its roots to the rowdy turbocharged sport coupe of the '90s, but its formula has undergone several revisions over the years. Now in its fourth generation, the Eclipse isn't as racy as in years past, but casual sport coupe shoppers will likely find plenty to like in the Eclipse of today.

An available 263-horsepower V6 not only makes this the fastest Eclipse ever, but also the best at providing the low-end punch Americans find so satisfying. Mitsubishi also gave the Eclipse a fairly relaxed ride for daily commutes, while tuning the suspension and steering for sharp responses in the corners. It's a stretch to call this Eclipse a full-on athlete, but as a long-distance touring car, this front-wheel-drive coupe can be surprisingly enjoyable. The car's interior furthers this impression, greeting occupants with solid-quality materials, supportive seats and an especially nice optional stereo.

Much of this comfort came courtesy of the Eclipse's siblings, the Galant sedan and Endeavor SUV, whose platform underpins the Eclipse. These genetics bring some definite compromises, not the least of which is curb weight, as today's Mitsubishi Eclipse GT weighs as much as a Toyota Avalon. In addition, despite its larger size, the Eclipse retains its perennial problem of having a cramped backseat.

Because of the coupe's weight, the four-cylinder offers meager go-power, and indeed the modest-performing Eclipse GS is a tough sell over hotter sport coupes like the Honda Civic Si and VW GTI. For Eclipse buyers who can afford it, the powerful V6 is our definitive recommendation. The one drawback is that this engine delivers more torque to the front wheels than they can effectively channel to the ground, leaving the coupe's tires scrabbling for traction under full-throttle launches.

Such behavior is inevitable in a front-drive coupe with a big V6, and as a result, the Eclipse is less fun to fling around than rear-wheel-drive coupes like the Ford Mustang, Mazda RX-8 and Nissan 350Z. But when it comes down to it, plenty of people just want an engine that doesn't talk back when asked to perform, a ride that won't beat them up on the freeway, and a body that turns heads. And alongside the larger front-drive coupes in this price range -- including the Nissan Altima, Honda Accord and Toyota Solara -- the 2008 Mitsubishi Eclipse GT does merit more serious consideration. If you're willing to give on interior space, Mitsu's coupe offers more athleticism and style.

trim levels & features

The 2008 Mitsubishi Eclipse Coupe comes in GS, GT and limited-edition SE and SE-V6 trim levels. Even on the GS, standard equipment is generous with 17-inch alloy wheels, foglights, air-conditioning, a six-speaker MP3-capable CD stereo, split-folding rear seats, keyless entry, and power windows, locks and mirrors. The GT adds the V6, 18-inch alloy wheels, bigger vented disc brakes, traction control, an outside temperature display and compass.

The Eclipse's key options come in two major packages. Optional on both the GS and GT is the Sun & Sound Package, which includes a glass sunroof, a 650-watt Rockford Fosgate stereo with six-disc CD changer, satellite radio, steering wheel audio controls, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, outside temperature display and compass. Exclusive to the GT is the Premium Sport Package, which includes all of the above plus a power driver seat, heated leather front seats, heated mirrors, automatic climate control and aluminum pedals. The SE is essentially a Sun & Sound package-equipped Eclipse GS with cosmetic upgrades inside and out, 18-inch wheels and the GT's firmer suspension. The SE-V6 adds stability control and the cosmetic upgrades to the Eclipse GT equipped with the Premium Sport package.

performance & mpg

The front-wheel-drive Mitsubishi Eclipse GS and SE have a 2.4-liter four-cylinder engine with 162 horsepower and 162 pound-feet of torque. Putting power to the wheels is either a five-speed manual transmission or four-speed automatic with manual shift mode. The 3.8-liter V6 in the Eclipse GT and SE-V6 kicks it up to 263 hp 260 lb-ft, as well as one extra gear in each transmission. An Eclipse GT with a six-speed manual gearbox can hit 60 mph in 6.8 seconds and provides strong response from any speed.

safety

The 2008 Mitsubishi Eclipse offers lots of standard protection, at least to the first two occupants. Standard side and head curtain airbags protect front riders only, and the rear seat lacks head restraints. Every Eclipse features antilock disc brakes as standard, with the GT adding traction control. The SE-V6 is the only model to come with stability control.

driving

Despite its frontal weight bias and hefty curb weight, the 2008 Mitsubishi Eclipse GT is still an entertaining partner on twisty roads thanks to eager turn-in, a short wheelbase and a general feeling of composure. A well-sorted suspension strikes a successful compromise between buttoned-down handling and a smooth-enough ride. Weak points include average braking distances and a wide turning circle. We recommend skipping the four-cylinder in favor of the V6, as its muscular power band does a much better job of motivating the heavyweight Eclipse.

interior

The current Eclipse's interior rates about average in materials but above-average for style. The dash flows in a soft wave; ice blue backlighting decorates the instruments; and there are unusual details such as door releases shaped like flip phones. The Rockford Fosgate stereo arguably has best-in-class sound quality, though unfortunately lacks an MP3 player jack. Front seats are comfortable and supportive on long trips, though passengers in the cramped rear fare far worse in every way. The Eclipse does shine as a cargo hauler, however, thanks to a hatchback body style that allows for 15.7 cubic feet of cargo even before folding the backseats.

Top consumer reviews

Read what other owners think about the 2008 Mitsubishi Eclipse.

Awesome Car
FOSGATE, 7/17/2010
I just got the car its an 08 GT brand spanking new and where in 2010. I was skeptic at first but when I test drove the thing damn that thing hauls. I'm glad I got that Eclipse GT. Def get the GT V6 not the 4 banger cause then you'll be missing out on all the fun. The cars got speed its quick and peels out which to me is a good thing lol. You just gotta know how to drive it if you don't want it peeling out when you need it. The exhaust and engine sound good too and the rims are nice. Def. great car to buy
Mitsi B
silverdust cd, 9/12/2008
Love the car. Have had lots of sporty vehicles in the past 20+ years and really enjoy my SE. So far I have 20k miles on my 2008 and have not had any problems. Insurance is very reasonable, gas mileage is great (30 mpg), and I don't see many on the road so I get lots of looks!
Prior owner of '96 Eclipse in love again
'Dorf, 5/20/2008
I love Eclipses! Use to have a '96, and recently an '08 Versa (DULL ride). Just got this 2008 Eclipse GS in Rave Red (beautiful color!). What a difference between the Versa and this car. This car makes driving a THRILL again! Love it!
Huge Turning Radius
Keith, 2/4/2009
Overall, I am very happy with this vehicle. I think the interior could be "spiffed up" a bit, but generally it is ok. The blue dash is great at night. The only real issue I have is that for being such a small car, it weighs a lot, and the turning radius is that of a Super Duty Pickup. Allow yourself plenty of swing when trying to fit into a parking space!
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Features & Specs

MPG
20 city / 26 hwy
Seats 4
4-speed shiftable automatic
Gas
162 hp @ 6000 rpm
MPG
20 city / 26 hwy
Seats 4
4-speed shiftable automatic
Gas
162 hp @ 6000 rpm
MPG
20 city / 28 hwy
Seats 4
5-speed manual
Gas
162 hp @ 6000 rpm
MPG
20 city / 28 hwy
Seats 4
5-speed manual
Gas
162 hp @ 6000 rpm
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Used 2008 Mitsubishi Eclipse Hatchback Overview

The Used 2008 Mitsubishi Eclipse Hatchback is offered in the following styles: GS 2dr Hatchback (2.4L 4cyl 4A), SE 2dr Hatchback (2.4L 4cyl 4A), GS 2dr Hatchback (2.4L 4cyl 5M), SE 2dr Hatchback (2.4L 4cyl 5M), GT 2dr Hatchback (3.8L 6cyl 5A), GT 2dr Hatchback (3.8L 6cyl 6M), SE-V6 2dr Hatchback (3.8L 6cyl 5A), and SE-V6 2dr Hatchback (3.8L 6cyl 6M).

What's a good price on a Used 2008 Mitsubishi Eclipse Hatchback?

Save up to $165 on one of 3 Used 2008 Mitsubishi Eclipse Hatchback for sale at dealerships within 25 miles of Ashburn, VA with prices as low as $4,996 as of08/16/2018, based on data from dealers and consumer-driven dealer ratings ranging from2.7 to 5 out of 5 stars.

Price comparisons for Used 2008 Mitsubishi Eclipse Hatchback trim styles:

  • The Used 2008 Mitsubishi Eclipse Hatchback GS is priced between $4,996 and$5,996 with odometer readings between 121620 and125512 miles.
  • The Used 2008 Mitsubishi Eclipse Hatchback GT is priced between $6,995 and$6,995 with odometer readings between 81780 and81780 miles.

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