1996 Mitsubishi Eclipse

1996 Mitsubishi Eclipse Prices
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1996 Mitsubishi Eclipse Fuel Economy
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1996 Mitsubishi Eclipse Reliability Rating

KEY: Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Moderate Problems Moderate Problems Significant Problems Significant Problems

Category

Rating

Comments

Engine

Moderate Problems A periodic problem on this vehicle is failure of the Timing Belt. Failure of the Timing Belt applies to 2.0L DOHC turbocharged engines only. A failed Timing Belt may prevent the vehicle from starting. The cost to repair the Timing Belt is estimated at $50.00 for parts and $299.00 for labor. All prices are estimates based on $65 per flat rate hour and do not include diagnostic time or any applicable sales tax.

Transmission & Driveline

Minimal Problems Infrequent problems reported, all with low repair costs.

Steering & Suspension

Minimal Problems Infrequent problems reported, all with low repair costs.

Brakes

Minimal Problems Infrequent problems reported, all with low repair costs.

Heating & Air Conditioning

Minimal Problems Infrequent problems reported, all with low repair costs.

Starting & Charging

Minimal Problems Infrequent problems reported, all with low repair costs.

Accessories

Minimal Problems Infrequent problems reported, all with low repair costs.

Overall

5 out of 5 5 out of 5

*Repair costs are based on a flat rate of $65.00 per hour and do not include diagnostic time or any applicable sales tax.

When considering this vehicle for purchase, be sure to check the following:

  • Engine Valves
  • Timing Belt
Reliability History
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KEY: Minimal Problems Minimal Problems  Moderate Problems Moderate Problems  Significant Problems Significant Problems
Click year for details: 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999
Engine Moderate Problems Moderate Problems Moderate Problems Moderate Problems Significant Problems
Transmission & Driveline Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Moderate Problems
Steering & Suspension Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems
Brakes Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems
Heating & Air Conditioning Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems
Starting & Charging Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems
Accessories Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems
Overall 5 out of 5 5 out of 5 5 out of 5 5 out of 5 4 out of 5
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