2012 Mitsubishi Eclipse  -  $30,203


Vehicle Details

MSRP: $30,203
Base Invoice: $28,895
Destination Charge: $795
Options: $319
Trim: 3dr Cpe Auto GT
Doors: 2
Drive train: Front Wheel Drive
MPG: Avg: 20 | City: 17 | Hwy: 25
Body Style: Auto GT
Transmission: 5-speed Sportronic automatic transmission
Engine: 3.8L SOHC MPI 24-valve MIVEC V6 engine

Pros

Sporty styling; many safety features; fuel efficiency; available as a convertible


Model Highlights

The Eclipse comes as a GS, GS Sport, SE or GT in either the coupe or Spyder configurations. The GS, GS Sport and SE have a 2.4L 4-cylinder engine that makes 162 hp and 162 lb-ft of torque. The GT ups that to a 3.8L V6 that makes 265 hp and 262 lb-ft of torque. The GS comes with a 5-speed manual transmission, though a 4-speed automatic is available. The GT comes with a 5-speed automatic.

Airbags, stability control, electronic brake force distribution, tire pressure monitoring and anti-lock brakes are standard on all Eclipses. The Spyder has an automatic cloth top with a glass rear window and full headliner that folds in 19 seconds.

The GS includes standard power mirrors, 18-inch alloy wheels, cruise control and a split-folding rear seat. The GS Sport adds a power glass sunroof, HID projector-type headlamps, a 650-watt Rockford Fosgate stereo with SIRIUS satellite radio, Bluetooth and heated leather seats.

The new-for-2012 SE model adds heated power mirrors, aluminum scuff plates, special graphics and unique wheels.

The GT comes with the 3.8L engine, but also climate control and a rear-view camera.

An Accessory Sport Aero Kit, available on GS Sport coupe and GT coupe and Spyder models, adds a color-keyed front air dam, side sill extensions, and a rear corner air dam, while a Accessory Appearance Package, also available on the GS Sport and GT, adds an alloy fuel door, wheel locks and sport front floor mats.


Model News

The 2012 Eclipse is essentially the same as the 2011 model. A new SE trim is available for 2012, which slots in above the GS Sport and below the GT. It gets 18-inch dark gray alloy wheels, heated power-adjustable mirrors


Value Writeup

For a sporty ride on the cheap, the Eclipse has been a solid entry in the segment for years. The Eclipse comes with a lengthy standard safety features list, a long list of optional equipment and a highway fuel economy rating of 28 highway mpg make it also a smart choice for sporty commuting.


Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
9.3

EPA Classification
Sub-Compact

Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
25 MPG

Cruising Range - City
300.90 mi

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
17 MPG

Fuel Economy Est-Combined
20 MPG

Cruising Range - Hwy
442.50 mi

Engine Order Code
6G75

Engine Type
Gas V6

Displacement
3.8L/234

Fuel System
MPI

SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
265 @ 5750

SAE Net Torque @ RPM
262 @ 4500

Trans Order Code
5ST

Trans Type
5

Trans Description Cont.
Sportronic Auto w/OD

First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.79

Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.16

Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.42

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.69

Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.12

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.33

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
550

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
110

Passenger Capacity
4

Passenger Volume
80.2 ft³

Front Head Room
37.5 in

Front Leg Room
42.8 in

Front Shoulder Room
54.2 in

Front Hip Room
53.7 in

Second Head Room
34.6 in

Second Leg Room
29.2 in

Second Shoulder Room
51.2 in

Second Hip Room
44.4 in

Wheelbase
101.4 in

Length, Overall
180.4 in

Width, Max w/o mirrors
72.2 in

Height, Overall
53.2 in

Track Width, Front
61.8 in

Track Width, Rear
61.8 in

Min Ground Clearance
5.7 in

Trunk Volume
15.7 ft³

Base Curb Weight
3609 lbs

Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson Strut

Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Stabilizer Bar

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Stabilizer Bar

Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front
0.87 in

Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear
0.83 in

Front Tire Size
P235/45R18

Rear Tire Size
P235/45R18

Spare Tire Size
T125/70D16

Front Wheel Size
18 x 8.0 in

Rear Wheel Size
18 x 8.0 in

Spare Wheel Size
16 x -TBD- in

Front Wheel Material
Aluminum

Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum

Spare Wheel Material
Steel

Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion

Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
17.1

Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.64

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
40.0 ft

Brake Type
Pwr

Brake ABS System
4-Wheel

Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes

Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
11.6 x -TBD- in

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
11.2 x -TBD- in

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
17.7 gal

Basic Years
5

Basic Miles/km
60,000

Drivetrain Years
10

Drivetrain Miles/km
100,000

Roadside Assistance Years
5

Corrosion Years
7

Corrosion Miles/km
100,000

Roadside Assistance Miles/km
Unlimited

3.8L SOHC MPI 24-valve MIVEC V6 engine

5-speed Sportronic automatic transmission

Front wheel drive

Independent MacPherson strut front suspension

Low mount multi-link rear suspension

Front strut tower bar

Front/rear stabilizer bar

Pwr rack & pinion steering

Pwr front/rear ventilated disc brakes

Dual exhaust w/finishers

18" lipless alloy 10-spoke wheels

P235/45R18 all-season tires

Compact spare tire

Black out roof

Pwr sliding glass sunroof -inc: sunshade

2-tone color-keyed bumpers

Clear lip rear spoiler w/stop lamp

Black front grille

Color-keyed body side airdams

Auto-off HID headlamps

Parabolic fog lamps w/bright bezel

Rear tail lamps w/LED stop lamp

Color-keyed heated pwr mirrors

Windshield shade band

High ray absorptive glass

2-speed variable intermittent windshield wipers w/mist

Intermittent rear wiper

Color-keyed door handles

650-watt Rockford Fosgate AM/FM stereo w/6-disc CD/MP3 changer -inc: (8) speakers, 10" subwoofer, SIRIUS satellite radio w/(3) month subscription

Audio input jack

Bluetooth hands-free phone system

Integrated rear window antenna

Leather seating surfaces

Front bucket seats

Heated front seats

6-way pwr driver seat w/height & lumbar adjusters -inc: 4-way manual adjustable passenger seat w/walk-in

50/50 split fold-down rear seat

Front center console -inc: dual covered cup holders

Front floor mats

Front/rear floor carpet

Aluminum scuff plates

Leather wrapped tilt steering wheel w/audio controls

Instrumentation w/black face meters & ice-blue illumination -inc: tachometer, dual trip meter, fuel/temp gauges

Pwr windows w/switch illumination & driver side auto down -inc: driver side lock switch, front auto down/up when doors open/close

Pwr door locks w/security logic -inc: electronic lockout protection

Remote keyless entry -inc: remote trunk release, panic alarm

Cruise control

Anti-theft alarm w/engine immobilizer

Automatic climate control

Rear window defroster w/timer

Dark gray integrated audio panel w/ice-blue illumination

Center audio display w/compass, outside temp & clock

Glove box w/light, key cylinder, knee protector & damper

12V aux pwr outlet

Front door pockets

Bright silver inside door handles

Electrochromic rearview mirror w/monitor

Illuminated ignition key cylinder

Sunvisors w/dual illuminated vanity mirrors

Map lights -inc: timer

Dimmer room lamp w/timer

Leather-wrapped shift knob

Hard type rear shelf

Rear coat hook

Rear cargo cover w/hook

Anti-lock braking system (ABS) w/electronic brakeforce distribution (EBD) -inc: brake override logic

Active stability control (ASC)

Traction control system

Front/rear crumple zones

Side impact door protection

Daytime running lights

Driver & front passenger advanced front airbags -inc: supplemental restrain system (SRS), dual action inflator w/crash zone & occupant sensors

Driver & front passenger side & seat curtain airbags

Rear view camera system

3-point safety belts for all occupants

Height adjustable front shoulder belts w/pretensioners & force limiters

LATCH system (lower anchors & tethers for children)

Emergency trunk release

Tire pressure monitoring system

 
NATIONAL DESTINATION ADJUSTMENT CHARGE
$0

 
ALASKA DESTINATION ADJUSTMENT CHARGE
$125

 
QUICKSILVER PEARL
$0

 
RAVE RED PEARL
$0

 
KALAPANA BLACK
$0

 
CARBON GRAY PEARL
$0

 
NORTHSTAR WHITE
$0

 
SUNSET PEARLESCENT
$150

 
STANDARD PAINT
$0

 
DARK CHARCOAL, LEATHER SEAT TRIM
$0

 
MEDIUM GRAY, LEATHER SEAT TRIM
$0

 
TERRA COTTA, LEATHER SEAT TRIM
$0

 
ACCESSORY PKG
$319

 
SPORT AERO KIT
$999

 
REMOTE ENGINE START
$599

 
IPOD ADAPTER
$199

 
REAR WING SPOILER
$495

 
SUNROOF WIND DEFLECTOR
$89

 
MUDGUARDS
$110

 
(2) ALL-WEATHER FLOOR MATS
$75

 
CARGO ORGANIZER
$59


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