Mitsubishi
Eclipse
1996
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1996 Mitsubishi Eclipse Specs & Safety

The table below shows all 1996 Mitsubishi Eclipse specs by style, including MPG (fuel economy), transmission details, and interior and exterior dimensions. Additionally, find 1996 Mitsubishi Eclipse warranty and reliability information, such as limits on bumper-to-bumper coverage and major components.
MSRP *
$13,590
Invoice *
$12,502
Engine
2.0L I-4 140 HP 130.0 ft.lbs. @ 4,800 rpm
Transmission
5-spd man w/OD / 4-spd auto w/OD
Fuel Economy City
22.0 mpg
Fuel Economy Hwy
32.0 mpg
Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles
36/36,000
Engine
2.0L I-4 140 HP 130.0 ft.lbs. @ 4,800 rpm
Transmission
5-spd man w/OD / 4-spd auto w/OD
Recommended Fuel Type
regular unleaded
Fuel Tank
16.9 gal.
Exhaust
stainless steel
Drive Type
front-wheel
Front Anti-Roll Bar
front anti-roll bar
Front Springs
coil
Rear Springs
coil
Brakes
front disc/rear drum
Wheels
14.0 "
Front Tires
P195/70PR14.0BSW
Seating Capacity
4
Front Seat Type
bucket
Front Driver Seat Direction Controls
2-way
Front Passenger Seat Direction Controls
2-way
Rear Seats
full bench
Seat Trim
cloth
Floor Mats
vinyl/rubber front
Dome Light
dome light
Reading Lights
front
Floor Console
partial
Cargo Cover
folding
Front Air Conditioning
manual
Radio
AM/FM stereo
CD
trunk/cargo area mounted 10-disc / single
Speakers
4
Remote Fuel Flap Release
keyfob
Trip Odometer
trip odometer
Tinted Windows
light
Front Windshield Wipers
variable intermittent
Rear Defroster
rear defroster
Front Impact Airbags
driver and passenger
Door Count
2 doors
Exterior Length
172.2 "
Exterior Width
68.3 "
Exterior Height
49.8 "
Wheelbase
99 "
Curb Weight
3,252 lbs.
Mud Flaps
front and rear
Rear Spoiler
lip
Paint
monotone
Exterior Mirrors
dual power remote
Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles
36/36,000
Major Components Months/Miles
60/60,000
Corrosion Perforation Months/Miles
84/100,000
Roadside Assistance Months/Miles
36/36,000

Safety Ratings

Below is the 1996 Mitsubishi Eclipse safety rating information and crash results as reported by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). The ratings are based on a star system and can vary by style.

Style
Frontal Rating

NHTSA rates vehicles on a scale of 1 to 5 stars.

Frontal Rating:

5% or less chance of injury

6% to 10% or less chance of injury

11% to 20% or less chance of injury

21% to 25% or less chance of injury

26% or greater chance of injury

Side Rating

NHTSA rates vehicles on a scale of 1 to 5 stars.

Side Rating:

10% or less chance of injury

11% to 20% or less chance of injury

21% to 35% or less chance of injury

36% to 45% or less chance of injury

46% or greater chance of injury

Safety data is not currently available from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. For a list of safety-related features, please check the Safety section.
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