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					This sedan is also sold as Plymouth Laser and Eagle Talon. Mitsubishi Eclipse is officially available in Saudi

Arabia, UAE, Kuwait, North America, Oman, South Korea, Brazil, China and Philippines. 2011 Mitsubishi Eclipse

is similar to 1990 version. This sedan faces some tough competition from other coupe models like Hyundai

Genesis, Cobalt SS, Civic SI, Scion TC, Chevrolet Camaro, Volkswagen Eos, Ford Mustang, Mini Cooper and

KIA Forte Koup. National base price of 2011 Mitsubishi Eclipse is around $ 18,999 which excludes destination

charges.


Style and Trim Levels:


2011 Eclipse is a luxury and sporty sedan available in two body styles which include Coupe and Spyder
convertibles. Both the styles offers four seating arrangement and available with two trim levels. Trim levels

available are GS Sports and GT; Mitsubishi Eclipse Coupe is added with Base GS trim.


Eclipse GS is equipped with some standard accessories like 18 inch alloy wheels, keyless entry, powerful AC

system, cruise control, tilt and telescopic steering column, audio system with six speakers and CD players, rear

seat with split option and full power accessories.


Eclipse GS Sports is added with fog lights, 18 inch alloy wheel, heated leather front seats, xenon head lights,

heated power mirrors, Rockford Fosgate audio system with nine speakers, six CD chargers, AUX-IN jack,

steering wheel mounted audio controls and satellite radio and sunroof.


Mitsubishi Eclipse Spyder includes some advanced accessories like bigger rear stabilizer bar, bigger rear brakes,

standard V6 engines, larger rear spoilers and automatic climatic control. Some of dealer installed accessories are

I-Pod adapter and other accessories.


Engine and Performance:
2010 Eclipse is offered with front wheel drive as standard option. Mitsubishi Eclipse GS model is armored by a 2.4

L capacity four cylinder engine. This powertrain is mated with five speed manual transmissions as standard option

and four speed automatic transmissions as optional feature.


Eclipse GT gets 3.6 L capacity V6 engine which produce 265 HP of power and 262 lb-ft of torque. This power

train is mated with five speed automatic transmission as standard option. This sedan is expected to provide 16

MPG in city, 24 MPG on highways and 19 MPG when combined.


Specifications:

* Base Number of Cylinders: 4
* Base Engine Size: 2.4 liters
* Base Engine Type: Inline 4
* Horsepower: 162 HP
* Max Horsepower: 6000 RPM
* Torque: 162 ft-lbs.
* Max Torque: 4000 RPM
* Drive Type: FWD
* Turning Circle: 40 feet


Mileage (Eclipse GS):

* City: 20 MPG
* Highway: 28 MPG
* Combined: 23 MPG


Design and Features:


Eclipse cockpit is simple and stylish. Dash of this sedan is very attractive with cool backlighting and chrome

rimmed gauges. This pleasant interior looks is tempered by usage of some low quality material on dash. Front

seats aren't offered with head restraints, but they are well contoured and supports well during long and speedy

drive. This sedan is also offered with split foldable rear seat which creates extra space for cargo. Eclipse Spyder

is offered with three layer convertible cloth top. Roof top closes within 19 seconds.


Dimensions:

* Front Head Room: 38.5 inches
* Front Hip Room: 53.7 inches
* Front Shoulder Room: 54.2 inches
* Rear Head Room: 34.6 inches
* Rear Shoulder Room: 51.2 inches
* Rear Hip Room: 44.4 inches
* Front Leg Room: 42.8 inches
* Rear Leg Room: 29.2 inches
* Luggage Capacity: 15.7 cubic feet
* Maximum Seating: 4
* Length: 180.4 inches
* Width: 72.2 inches
* Height: 53.2 inches
* Wheel Base: 101.4 inches
* Fuel Tank Capacity: 17.7 Gallons


Safety:


2011 Mitsubishi Eclipse is integrated with standard safety accessories which offers maximum to its occupants.

Some of the safety accessories installed in this sedan are antilock brakes, front seat side airbags and stability

control. Coupe model is installed with front side airbags and Spyder model is installed with full length side airbag

which covers occupant's head. Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) has awarded GOOD rating in both

side and frontal offset crash protection.


2011 Mitsubishi Eclipse


Pros:


Powerful V6 powertrain


Comparatively good cargo area


Comfortable front seat


Avant grade interior and exterior styling


Cons:


Sluggish acceleration


Lackluster interior


Poor out ward visibility




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