Research 2001 Mitsubishi Eclipse specs for the trims available. Choose the desired trim / style from the dropdown list to see the corresponding specs.

RS 3dr Coupe RS Manual


Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes
Brake Type Pwr
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 9.0 x - TBD -
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.1 x - TBD -
Brake ABS System

Cargo Area Dimensions

Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³)
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (ft³)

Cooling System

Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)


Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 90
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 525


SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 147 @ 5500
Engine Order Code
Engine Type Gas I4
Displacement 2.4L
Fuel System SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 158 @ 4000

Exterior Dimensions

Wheelbase (in) 100.8
Liftover Height (in)
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.8
Track Width, Rear (in) 59.4
Track Width, Front (in) 59.4
Height, Overall (in) 51.6
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 68.9
Length, Overall (in) 175.4

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 16.4

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room (in) 37.9
Front Head Room (in) 36.6
Front Shoulder Room (in) 52.5
Front Hip Room (in) 51.9
Second Head Room (in) 34.9
Second Leg Room (in) 30.2
Second Shoulder Room (in) 52.0
Second Hip Room (in) 44.7
Passenger Capacity 4
Passenger Volume (ft³) 79.3
Front Leg Room (in) 42.3


EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 30
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 22


Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 17.0
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.15
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 35.4
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 38.1


Vehicle Name Mitsubishi Eclipse
Body Style 3 Door Coupe
Vehicle Name Mitsubishi Eclipse


Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.67
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs
Suspension Type - Rear Ind. Multi-link


Rear Tire Size P195/65HR15
Spare Tire Order Code
Spare Tire Size Compact
Front Tire Size P195/65HR15
Front Tire Order Code
Rear Tire Order Code


Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A


Trans Order Code
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.72
Clutch Size (in)
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.36
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.77
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.03
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.38
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.95
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.58
Trans Description Cont. Again
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD
Trans Type 5


EPA Classification Sub-Compact

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2822


Front Wheel Material Aluminum
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6
Spare Wheel Material Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum