2016 Mitsubishi Eclipse Specs, Concept, Review
2016 Mitsubishi Eclipse would be another alternative for those of you who want to buy a brand new sedan from Mitsubishi. Lancer 2016 may be the flagship product that marketed worldwide, but the Mitsubishi Eclipse would be focused on the North American market including Brazil. It seems that the selling point of this variant is the fascinating design and the endurance of the engine. Mitsubishi knows that North American has high sense of desire if it is about a sedan. It is not surprising that the design of this car looks striking with red color scheme and sporty appearance.
As you can see, the new Mitsubishi Eclipse gets some upgrades as there are some new parts on the car. Like the alloy wheels that used, they look striking with new pattern. Thanks to the 5-thick Aluminum Alloys that make the exterior design of this car looks eye-catching. Plus, by using Mivec engine system, Mitsubishi confidence that they can provide better engine with high-quality level in endurance.
Engine and Acceleration
Mitsubishi offers 2.4-liter MIVEC engine that can generate power up to 160 horsepower. This powerplant will be available for the base model of Eclipse 2016. As Mitsubishi offers two trim levels of this model, you can choose the other one that comes out with 3.8-liter that will produce larger power; up to 250 horses. Both of that engine equipped with Dual Clutch Transmission 7-speed that will help you to reach the top speed easily.
It takes only 4 seconds to reach 60 mph and you do not have to be afraid about the gas mileage rating of 2016 Mitsubishi Eclipse. The EPA’s rating is around 17 mpg on the city with 25 mpg on the highway which is good. Without Turbocharged engine, you can get enough power to drive and still get excellent rating of gas mileage on your sedan.
2016 Mitsubishi Eclipse Design
The design of this car looks impressive as it is a 2-doors sedan. The front hood looks bold and it has sporty appearance with new captivating grille. The hood looks aggressive and it is strengthened with the new LED lights that show sharp look. The rear end looks simple and trendy, it complements the overall concept of 2016 Mitsubishi Eclipse. On the inside, you will find out spacious cabin with new headrest and larger leg room. You will feel race sensation when you jump on the inside since the very start. Mitsubishi offers sporty seats, elegant look of dashboard kit and also upgraded driving features that will give you the ease of driving.
Price and Release Date
In compare with its brother, Mitsubishi Lancer Evo, the brand new Eclipse is cheaper. It is expected that the next generation of 2016 Mitsubishi Eclipse will worth for $ 29,000. We need to wait the appearance of this sedan on the dealership since Mitsubishi will release this car on June 2016. Let’s just wait and see to know the prototype of Eclipse on the LA Auto Show at the end of this year.