• (4.4) 7 reviews
  • MSRP: $1,936$8,896
  • Body Style: Coupe
  • Combined MPG: 24-27
  • Engine: 142-hp, 2.4-liter I-4 (regular gas)
  • Drivetrain: Front-wheel Drive
2005 Mitsubishi Eclipse

Our Take on the 2005 Mitsubishi Eclipse

Mitsubishi released retooled versions of its popular Eclipse sport coupe as early 2003 models, and the Eclipse Spyder convertible earned comparable treatment. The restyling was moderate in scope, but the new urethane front fascia borrowed heavily from Mitsubishi's SST concept vehicle. A new ... Read Full Report

What We Don't Like

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

Notable Features

  • Four-cylinder or V-6
  • Manual or automatic
  • Three versions of coupe and convertible
  • New Remix option group

2005 Mitsubishi Eclipse Reviews

Consumer Reviews


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Love My Car!

by Juice from Sikeston, MO on June 3, 2009

I have the 2003 Eclipse GS. Never had a problem with Reliability. Now that's not saying that it won't happen but we've had this car since 2006 and I've never had a problem. Handles like a dream. Still... Read Full Review

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2005 Mitsubishi Eclipse Safety Ratings

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There are currently 6 recalls for this car.

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Estimated Service & Repair cost: $4,800 per year.

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