The 1995 Eagle Summit is a subcompact car that is built on the Mitsubishi Mirage’s ""CC"" chassis. The Summit is available as both a four-door sedan and a two-door coupe. Coupe trim levels are the DL and ESi, while the sedan is available in LX and ESi trims. The Summit lineup has suffered in recent years from declining sales.
Body Styles: four-door sedan, two-door coupe
Engines: 1.5-liter I-4, 1.8-liter I-4, 2.4-liter I-4
Transmissions: three-speed automatic, four-speed automatic with overdrive, five-speed manual with overdrive
Models: Eagle Summit DL coupe, Eagle Summit ESi coupe, Eagle Summit LX sedan, Eagle Summit ESi sedan
All Summit models now come standard with dual airbags.
The Summit was last redesigned in 1993. This is when it was switched to the Mirage chassis. The exterior was restyled and became much rounder than previous generations. The suspension was also updated at that time, with the Eagle Summit now featuring full independent suspension.
The Summit comes standard with a five-speed manual overdrive transmission and has a curb weight between 2,085 and 2,295 pounds. The sedan models are the heaviest. The coupe models ride on a 96.1-inch wheelbase and are each 171 inches long and 51.6 inches tall. The DL coupe is 66.1 inches wide, while the ESi coup is 66.5 inches wide. The sedan rides on a 98.4-inch wheelbase, and both trims are 174 inches long and 51.4 inches tall. The ESi sedan trim is a wider 66.5 inches, while the LX sedan is 66.1 inches wide. All models, with the exception of the ESi sedan, come standard with 13-inch tires. The ESi sedan upgrades to standard 14-inch wheels.
The 1995 Eagle Summit can seat up to five people. The coupe model has 38.6 inches of front headroom, with 36.4 inches of headroom in the backseat. The coupe has 42.9 inches of front seat legroom, with 31.1 inches of legroom in the backseat. Front headroom in the sedan models is roughly 38.4 inches, while the rear seat has 36.2 inches of headroom. Front legroom in the sedan is identical to the coupe model, but the backseat legroom is slightly roomier at 33.5 inches.
One issue with the Summit is the lack of standard equipment. Features like air-conditioning or an AM/FM radio with cassette player are only available at extra cost.
Performance & Handling
The 1995 Eagle Summit offers a pleasant ride with decent handling and cornering. It offers three engines: a 92-hp, 1.5-liter four-cylinder; 113-hp, 1.8-liter four-cylinder; and a 136-hp, 2.4-liter four-cylinder. The Summit is also paired with three transmission possibilities: a three-speed automatic, a four-speed automatic with overdrive, and a five-speed manual with overdrive.
Driver and passenger front airbags are standard on all Eagle Summit trims. There are no available NHTSA crash test ratings at this time.
EPA Fuel Economy
Eagle Summit DL coupe: 33/39 mpg city/highway
Eagle Summit ESi coupe: 33/39 mpg city/highway
Eagle Summit LX sedan: 26/33 mpg city/highway
Eagle Summit ESi sedan: 26/33 mpg city/highway
- Fuel economy on coupe models
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- Lack of standard features
Nothing fancy but gets the job done.
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