2017 Mitsubishi Eclipse Specs
The next generation of the Mitsubishi Eclipse is just about to make its debut in the automobile world. The Japanese manufacturer has designed 2016 Eclipse in a luxurious sporty design, making it really appealing. It adopts an innovative and futuristic look.
2017 Mitsubishi Eclipse Specs
2017 Mitsubishi Eclipse has been designed in an excellent body structure featuring aluminium panel construction. The lightweight aluminium material that has been used will assist in the reduction of the car’s overall weight hence enhancing its aerodynamic power and fuel economy.
This is the perfect sports car for both young generation and even families, thanks to its interesting roof line that descends gradually towards the rear spoilers up to the rear trunk. It also features a new bumper and grille on the front end, both of which have been redesigned with beautiful grooves and curves.
Both the front and rear lights adopt LED technology and gives a strong and awesome impression to the outside observer. The two oval-shaped exhaust outlets improve the general rear design.
Inside the new 2016 Eclipse, customers should expect a comfortable and luxurious cabin, featuring the latest infotainment system. The car features premium material upholstering. Higher trim levels have both the front seats and rear seats adopting leather material upholstering. This has also been extended to the steering wheel as well as the dashboard.
The spacious interior cabin will come with new interesting wooden panels and colour combinations. There are sufficient headroom and legroom for both the driver and the passengers. Other standard features include a premium audio system with satellite radio, USB port interface, Bluetooth phone and audio configuration for hands-free call receiving.
Under the hood, 2016 Mitsubishi will be powered by two Mivec powertrains. The basic model is the 2.4-litre 4-Mivec engine, which is capable of generating up to 165 horsepower at 162 lb.-feet of torque. Its fuel consumption is rated at 20 mpg for city drives and 28 mpg in the highway hence a combined fuel economy of around 24 miles per gallon.
The optional and more powerful engine that will be offered for the new Eclipse is the 3.8-liter V6 Mivec engine. This one is rated at very high power output of up to of 265 horsepower at 262 lb.-feet of torque. In terms of fuel efficiency, it is expected to deliver 16 mpg in the city, 24 miles per gallon in the highway and a combined EPA of about 20 mpg.
Both the engines will be coupled with either 5-speed manual transmission or 6-speed automatic transmission, both of which will send power to its front wheels.
2017 Mitsubishi Eclipse Release Date and Price
The manufacturer has no yet provided the official release date and price for the 2017 Mitsubishi Eclipse. However, most customers are anticipating that the car will arrive in the auto market anytime soon from now or probably at the mid of this year. Its price will range somewhere around of $22,000 to $30,000.