2004 Mitsubishi Eclipse

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11 reviews
Available Price Range $1,049-$8,029 Trims4 Combined MPG 24-27 Seats 4

Our Take on the 2004 Mitsubishi Eclipse

Our Take

Mitsubishi released “retooled” versions of its popular Eclipse sport coupe as early 2003 models. The Eclipse Spyder convertible earned comparable treatment. The restyling was moderate i... Read Full Report

What We Don't Like

  • Backseat space
  • Difficult backseat entry and exit
  • Side-impact airbags and antilock brakes only on the GTS model
  • Rearward visibility
  • Minimal seat bolstering

Notable Features

  • Four-cylinder or V-6
  • Manual or automatic
  • Four-passenger seating
  • Broad model range


Consumer Reviews

4.5 out of 5

Based on 11 reviews


by liz from oklahoma on March 28, 2008

I purchased my eclipse in 05, with 200 miles on it. We have driven it back and forth to California 4 times with NO problems. It is now '08 with 81000 miles and it still runs great. I'm really upset th... Read Full Review

4 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 6 recalls for this car.

Safety defects and recalls are relatively common. Stay informed and know what to do ahead of time.

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