(4.3) 18 reviews
MSRP: $3,128$9,000
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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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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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.

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Crash-Test Reports


There are currently 4 recalls for this car.

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