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Mitsubishi Eclipse Generations

Each Mitsubishi Eclipse generation, representing the timeframe between each Eclipse redesign, is listed below. Use this list to see which is the most reliable and safest Eclipse generation based on iSeeCars' data-driven ratings.

The Mitsubishi Eclipse is a hatchback last redesigned in 2006. The latest generation is powered by a 2.4L engine that makes 162 hp and delivers up to 28 mpg. A 3.8L engine that makes 265 hp and offers up to 25 mpg is also available. A new Mitsubishi Eclipse has a starting MSRP of $19,499, and used prices for this generation of Mitsubishi Eclipse range from $2,996 to $14,192.

The previous Mitsubishi Eclipse generation is a hatchback produced from 2000 to 2005. This generation is powered by a 2.4L engine that makes 147 hp and delivers up to 25 mpg.

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The Mitsubishi Eclipse is a hatchback last redesigned in 2006. The latest generation is powered by a 2.4L engine that makes 162 hp and delivers up to 28 mpg. A 3.8L engine that makes 265 hp and offers up to 25 mpg is also available. A new Mitsubishi Eclipse has a starting MSRP of $19,499, and used prices for this generation of Mitsubishi Eclipse range from $2,996 to $14,192.

The previous Mitsubishi Eclipse generation is a hatchback produced from 2000 to 2005. This generation is powered by a 2.4L engine that makes 147 hp and delivers up to 25 mpg.

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iSEECARS Generations Rating

iSeeCars Generations Rankings are calculated based on an analysis of data from over 12 million cars that assesses how long each vehicle generation lasts, along with safety data from the National Highway Traffic Safety Association.

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  • Reliability 8.3 / 10
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iSEECARS Generations Rating

iSeeCars Generations Rankings are calculated based on an analysis of data from over 12 million cars that assesses how long each vehicle generation lasts, along with safety data from the National Highway Traffic Safety Association.

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iSEECARS Generations Rating

iSeeCars Generations Rankings are calculated based on an analysis of data from over 12 million cars that assesses how long each vehicle generation lasts, along with safety data from the National Highway Traffic Safety Association.

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  • Reliability 8.3 / 10
  • Safety Not Available
iSEECARS Generations Rating

iSeeCars Generations Rankings are calculated based on an analysis of data from over 12 million cars that assesses how long each vehicle generation lasts, along with safety data from the National Highway Traffic Safety Association.

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How We Rank These Cars

iSeeCars Generations Rating is calculated based on the latest research from our data science team.

The iSeeCars Generations Rating is an analysis of two factors: reliability and safety. It is calculated for each model generation based on the analysis of over 312 million cars using a proprietary mathematical model that estimated the probability that each vehicle would survive to various mileage thresholds. This survival model was used to calculate the average lifespan of each vehicle generation, which forms the basis of the reliability score. The safety score is based on NHTSA safety ratings.

Vehicles are scored in two categories:

Reliability | 50%

The reliability score represents an analysis of iSeeCars' proprietary research on the longest-lasting vehicles.

Safety | 50%

The safety score is calculated based on the last five years of crash test ratings from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and incorporates the latest Top Safety Pick information from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS).