(4.3) 26 reviews
MSRP: $1,015$6,567
Body Style: Convertible
Engine: 140-hp, 2.4-liter I-4 (regular gas)
Drivetrain: Front-wheel Drive
Transmission: 4-speed automatic w/OD
Seats: 4
2001 Mitsubishi Eclipse

Our Take on the 2001 Mitsubishi Eclipse

Our Take

After a decade on the U.S. market and a 1995 restyling, Mitsubishi redesigned its Eclipse sport coupe for 2000, making a V-6 engine available for the first time. Changes are few in the model’s second season in its new form, but a similarly styled Spyder convertible became available as an ea... Read Full Report


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This thing has such a bad case of stylistic testosterone poisoning, you'd expect it to have acne, but there were no blemishes on the lustrous silver exterior of the tester. The Mitsubishi Eclipse Spyder enters its second generation as a 2001 model, following its sibling, the coupe, which was redone for the 2000 model-year run. The Eclipse Spyder is positioned as an "affordable" alterna... Read full review for the 2001 Mitsubishi Eclipse

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01 GS Eclipse

by Lola from Indianaolis, IN on June 2, 2011

Great car all around the GS is easy to work on and affordable maintenance is a plus. Never had a major problem great tranny and motor. Great gas milage, if you keep up with regular oil changes this ca... Read Full Review

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