2012 Mitsubishi Eclipse Coupe highlights

The 2012 Mitsubishi Eclipse Coupe is a two door, four passenger, front wheel drive, high performance Grand Touring/Sports car. Eclipse Coupe is available in two models with distinct engine/transmission combinations. Eclipse Coupe combines exotic good looks, civilized luxury, superb engineering, outstanding performance and tremendous value.

Available Models

Eclipse GS Coupe, Eclipse GS Coupe with S&S Package, Eclipse GT-P Coupe – 2 door sport coupes.

Optional Extra Cost Package

Sun & Sound Package for GS Coupe – One touch power glass sunroof; Centre LCD display for time, audio, compass, external temperature; Electric chromic auto-dimming rearview mirror; Premium Audio System (see below).

Key Luxury & Styling Features

Premium Audio System – Std on GT P Coupe: 650W Rockford Fosgate sound with 6 disc, in dash, CD/MP3 player, 9 speakers including a 10” subwoofer, PUNCH Audio Dynamics, with steering wheel controls; Sirius® satellite radio with six months complimentary service.

Instrument Panel Design Choices – Instrument panel/dashboard colour choices include Dark grey on Dark grey and Terra Cotta (GT-P only).

Driveline Engineering

  • Front wheel drive
  • GS models equipped with 2.4 litre, SOHC, 16 valve, MIVEC 4 cylinder engine producing 162 hp @ 6000 rpm and 162 lb ft of torque @ 4000 rpm mated to a smooth shifting 5 speed manual transmission or an optional Sportronic® sequential shift 4 speed automatic
  • GT-P models equipped with a 3.8 litre, SOHC, 24 valve, MIVEC V6 producing 265 hp @ 5750 rpm and 262 lb ft of torque @ 4500 rpm. Available transmissions include a close ratio 6 speed manual or an optional Sportronic® sequential shift 5 speed automatic

Active Safety Systems: Chassis, Suspension & Brakes

  • Unibody construction on RISE chassis
  • Power assisted rack and pinion steering; lock to lock 2.64 turns
  • Front suspension: MacPherson struts
  • Rear suspension: low mount multi-link + coil springs
  • Front and rear stabilizer bars
  • Front strut tower bar
  • Vented front and rear disc brakes on GT-P models; solid rear discs on GS
  • Anti-lock brakes (ABS) + Electronic Brakeforce Distribution (EBD)
  • Traction control (TCL) and Active Stability Control (ASC)

Exterior Features

  • Blacked out roof panel (painted steel roof)
  • Rear view camera (except base GS)
  • GS models – Auto-off halogen headlights
  • GT P models – Auto-off high intensity discharge (HID) projector-type headlamps
  • Parabolic fog lamps
  • Clear lens tail and brake lights
  • Colour keyed, dual, power, heated, side view mirrors
  • Colour keyed door handles, body side air dams
  • Two tone front & rear bumper facias
  • Clear type rear spoiler with stop lamp
  • Rear intermittent wiper/washer
  • Rear window defroster with timer
  • Front door glass with driver’s automatic down function
  • Glass antenna
  • Dual exhaust
  • 18” Lipless alloy 7-spoke wheels; P235/45R18 all-season tires

Interior Features: Comfort and Convenience

  • Auxiliary audio input jack
  • Bluetooth® hands-free phone system (except base GS)
  • GS models – Manual Climate Control with electric dial
  • GT-P models – Automatic Climate Control with electric dial
  • Heated front seats, illuminated visor mirrors, map lights with auto-off
  • GT-P models – Leather trimmed front seating surfaces
  • GT-P models – 8 way adjustable (6 way power) driver’s seat
  • GS models – Manual 4-way adjustable driver seat
  • Manual 4-way front passenger seat with walk in feature
  • Leather style wrapped steering wheel and shift knob
  • Steering wheel audio controls (except base GS)
  • GT-P models – Aluminum scuff plates
  • White on black gauges with Ice Blue illumination
  • Dark grey integrated audio panel with Ice Blue illumination
  • GS Coupe – 140W AM/FM/CD/MP3 audio system with 6 speakers
  • 50/50 fold down rear seat back
  • Keyless entry with remote trunk release
  • Electronic lockout protection
  • Power Equipment – brakes, steering, door locks with security logic, windows + driver side auto down

Passive Safety & Security

  • Unibody construction on RISE chassis
  • Advanced dual front air bags; dual action inflator with crash zone and seat position and occupant sensors.
  • Side air bags; side curtain air bags
  • Height adjustable front shoulder belts w/ pretensioner, force limiter
  • 3 point seat belts for all seating
  • Latch system (lower anchor and tethers) for CRS
  • Side impact door protection
  • Anti-theft system/engine immobilizer
  • Tire pressure monitoring system

Key: Acc – extra cost dealer installed accessory; Opt – extra cost stand alone option; Pkg – extra cost factory installed package; Std – standard equipment

Mitsubishi “10-5-5” Warranty – Best Backed Cars in the World

Mitsubishi cars and sport utility vehicles are backed by a comprehensive “10-5-5” warranty. The powertrain is covered by a 10 year or 160,000 km limited warranty. The new vehicle limited warranty is covered for 5 years or 100,000 km. Lancer Evolution, Lancer Sportback Ralliart and Lancer Ralliart are backed by a comprehensive "5-3-5" warranty. The powertrain is covered by a 5 year or 100,000 km limited warranty. The new vehicle limited warranty is covered for 3 years or 60,000 km. The program also includes, on all Mitsubishi cars and sport utility vehicles, 24/7 emergency roadside assistance with free towing to the nearest authorized Mitsubishi retailer for warranty related repairs, for 5 years and unlimited km and an anti-corrosion/perforation limited warranty for any body sheet metal panel found to have developed perforation (metal rust-through) due to corrosion in normal use for 5 years and unlimited km.


Media Contact
Michelle Lee-Gracey
Mitsubishi Motor Sales of Canada
Manager, Public Relations