2001 Mitsubishi Eclipse

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25 reviews
Available Price Range $762-$5,762 Trims2 Combined MPG 23-26 Seats 4

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’... Read Full Report


Our Expert Reviews

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" alternative... Read Full Review

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Consumer Reviews

4.4 out of 5

Based on 25 reviews

Fun Little Car

by MissEclipse from Nothern VA on April 20, 2010

I own a 2001 Eclipse GT with the sun and sound package. It has the moon roof, leather interior, and premium pioneer sound system. It is an automatic with the sportronic mode. I love this car. For just... Read Full Review

2 Trims Available

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 9 recalls for this car.

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