• (4.4) 20 reviews
  • MSRP: $2,688$9,072
  • Body Style: Coupe
  • Combined MPG: 22-26
  • Engine: 162-hp, 2.4-liter I-4 (regular gas)
  • Drivetrain: Front-wheel Drive
2006 Mitsubishi Eclipse

Our Take on the 2006 Mitsubishi Eclipse

Our Take

What We Don't Like

  • Tire performance
  • Understeer
  • Body roll
  • Heavy
  • Many features packaged

Notable Features

  • ABS
  • Six-speed manual
  • Five-speed automatic option
  • Body-colored door handles, mirrors
  • Rear window wiper


Our Expert Reviews

Mitsubishi Eclipse grew up for 2006, losing some of its adolescent styling excess, gaining a little weight and sacrificing some sporty agility in favor of touring finesse.Fortunately, age hasn't slowed the sports coupe, nor has time diminished its form. The growling V-6 engine still sparkles with power, fed through a six-speed manual transmission that snaps through the gears.And Eclipse is... Read full review for the 2006 Mitsubishi Eclipse

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Consumer Reviews


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Best Overall

by Realist from Columbus, Ohio on April 21, 2011

This is one of the best cars that I have ever owned. Even after 100K plus, the car is still very solid, reliable and a joy to drive. The minimal maintenance that this car requires is very simple to do... Read Full Review

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Crash-Test Reports


There are currently 4 recalls for this car.

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Service & Repair

Estimated Service & Repair cost: $4,400 per year.

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