(4.6) 13 reviews
MSRP: $1,012$4,956
Body Style: Coupe
Combined MPG: N/A
Engine: 140-hp, 2.4-liter I-4 (regular gas)
Drivetrain: Front-wheel Drive
2000 Mitsubishi Eclipse

Our Take on the 2000 Mitsubishi Eclipse

Our Take

Mitsubishi rolled out a new Eclipse sports coupe in the fall of 1999 and follows this spring with the introduction of the Eclipse Spyder convertible as an early 2001 model.Both are built at Mitsubishi’s plant in Normal, Ill., which also turns out the Galant sedan. The Eclipse is based on th... Read Full Report


Our Expert Reviews

Boy, do we miss the Eagle Talon and the Plymouth Laser. For years, those two Chrysler Corp. products shared their basic underpinnings with the Mitsubishi Eclipse, which has been extensively overhauled for model year 2000. Too bad those two cars are long gone. We'd love to see what the Chrysler designers could do with this latest iteration of what had been one of our favorite small car... Read full review for the 2000 Mitsubishi Eclipse

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Very reliable, fun to drive, affordable

by sporty driver from Denver on March 19, 2009

Bought a 2000 Eclipse GT used with 65,000 miles, now have 125,000 with no mechanical problems other than routine maintenance. This car has been extremely reliable, plus I love the sporty performance a... Read Full Review

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A trim is a style of a vehicle model. Each higher trim has different or upgraded features from the previous trim along with a price increase. Learn more about trims

Trims Explained

When talking about cars, “trims” is a way of differentiating between different versions of the same model. Typically, most start with a no-frills, or “base” trim, and as features are added, or a different engine, drivetrain (gas vs. hybrid, for example) or transmission are included, trim names change and prices go up.

It’s important to carefully check the trims of the car you’re interested in to make sure that you’re getting the features you want, or that you’re not overpaying for features you don’t want.


Crash-Test Reports


There are currently 10 recalls for this car.

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