The Mitsubishi Eclipse is a compact sport coupe originally designed for left-hand drive traffic markets, yet it was popular in a number of countries around the world.. While the 1995 model marks the first year for the second generation, it also brings a thorough makeover both outside and underneath the hood. The 1995 Eclipse is available in four trim levels: the GS-T, GSX, RS, and GS.
Body Styles: coupe
Engines: 2.0-liter four-cylinder
Transmissions: four-speed automatic, five-speed manual
Models: Mitsubishi Eclipse GS-T, Mitsubishi Eclipse GSX, Mitsubishi Eclipse RS, Mitsubishi Eclipse GS
The 1995 Mitsubishi Eclipse gets a full redesign. This year’s model has a sleek but serious look, boasts an improved engine, and gets a horsepower increase. All models now offer optional anti-lock brakes, and dual airbags are now included as standard across the board.
The 1995 Eclipse has an exterior that owns a relatively serious appearance compared to other coupes on the market. That’s not to say this isn’t a stylish car, however. The sleek, rounded lines display plenty of power and finesse. Standard exterior equipment includes fog lights, tinted glass, a power antenna, 16-inch wheels, and a rear spoiler.
The 1995 Mitsubishi Eclipse’s interior isn’t much to brag about, and the back seat isn’t a great place for tall adults to sit comfortably, either. However, it does offer some redeeming values. The list of available interior equipment includes bucket seats, cloth or leather seating depending on the model, cruise control, a tilt steering wheel, air-conditioning, all power features, and an Infinity audio system with an AM/FM radio and cassette player.
Performance & Handling
The 1995 Mitsubishi Eclipse has been marketed as a sport coupe and with its older age, it doesn’t quite stand up to more recent standards of performance. However, acceleration is still strong and there’s nothing in particular to complain about when it comes to daily commuting. The only engine option for it is a 2.0-liter, four-cylinder that's paired with either a four-speed automatic or five-speed manual transmission. Furthermore, the engine can generate 210 horsepower and 205 lb-ft of torque.
The 1995 Mitsubishi Eclipse adds dual airbags this year, which is an important safety feature advancement that helps bring this car up to date. Other available safety equipment includes a limited slip differential and power brakes. Four-wheel anti-lock brakes are optional on all models.
EPA Fuel Economy
Mitsubishi Eclipse: 19/29 mpg city/highway
- Good acceleration
- Good gas mileage for a sports coupe
- Sporty appearance
You Won't Like
- Mediocre interior
- Cramped back seat
Sporty style to get around town.
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