Mitsubishi Eclipse 1996 2.0

Mitsubishi Eclipse 1996 2.0 petrol description

Coupe Mitsubishi Eclipse 1996 2.0 has been produced from May, 1996 to January, 1999. It has four-cylinder petrol engine with displacement of 2.0 litres, which produces power of 146 horsepower on 6000 rpm and torque 177 Nm (Newton metres) on 5000 revolutions per minute.

This 4-cylinder 16-valve engine camshaft is driven by belt (What is an engine chain and belt? ). Engine has fuel injection system, this is an atmospheric engine (without turbine). Engine versions compliant with Euro 3 and Euro 4 emission standards available. Engine lifespan (mileage before major repairs or overhaul) can last from 360 up to 600 thousand kilometres. Note that engine life can be longer or shorter depending on maintenance.
More engine specs 
This Mitsubishi Eclipse 2.0 engine oil type is 5W-30 and oil capacity is 4 litres.

Mitsubishi Eclipse 1996 2.0 has front wheel drive (FWD) and manual gearbox with 5 gears.
Mitsubishi Eclipse 1996 2.0 accelerates to speed 100 kilometres per hour in 9.4 seconds. The maximum speed of this car is 220 km/h.

Mitsubishi Eclipse 1996 2.0 fuel consumption is 9.7 litres per 100km in combined city/highway mode (10.3 km/l) - this is the most fuel efficient Mitsubishi Eclipse 1996 - 1999 version, fuel consumption in city - 13.9 l/100km, highway fuel economy - 7.3 l/100km. Fuel tank capacity is 64 litres or 16.91 gallons, which gives a mileage up to 640 kilometers without refueling in urban cycle and even up to 860 kilometers on highway.
According to user reviews, the real everyday fuel consumption of this Mitsubishi is in line with, and sometimes even lower than, the manufacturer's stated combined consumption. More - Real Mitsubishi Eclipse fuel consumption.

Mitsubishi Eclipse 1996

Mitsubishi Eclipse 1996 2.0 technical data

Model: Mitsubishi Eclipse 2.0
Body style: Coupe
Production period: 1996. May ... 1999. January 
Engine: 1996 cm3 Petrol, 4 cylinders CO2 emissions: 225 g/km
Power: 146 HP ON 6000 RPM Torque: 177 NM ON 5000 RPM
Gearbox: Manual gearbox (5 gears) Drive type: Front wheel drive (FWD)
Top speed: 220 km/h Acceleration 0-100 km/h: 9.4 seconds
Fuel consumption (l/100km): 9.7 (combined) 13.9 (urban) 7.3 (highway)
Real fuel consumption: 10 l/100km (23.5 MPG) by user reviews from various sources
Fuel tank capacity: 64 litres (16.9 gallons)
Car dimensions: 4.38m (length) 1.74m (width) 1.30m (height)
Turning diameter: 11.6 meters
Ground clearance: 145 mm (approximate, with standard suspension, unladen vehicle)
Seats: 4 seats
Trunk capacity: 241 litres
Gross weight: 1750 kg

Mitsubishi Eclipse 1996 2.0 engine 4G635/4G637 DOHC 16V

Engine reliability:

Overall, this engine can last around 360,000 to 600,000 km if properly maintained, using the correct quality oil and fuel, and carrying out regular checks and maintenance.
The engine has hydraulic valve tappets (lifters), which provide quieter operation and do not require periodic adjustment, but are more complex in design and can cause serious engine damage in the event of failure.
Engine displacement 1997 cm3
Number of cylinders 4
Bore (cylinder diameter) 85 mm
Stroke length (piston move) 88 mm
Compression ratio 9.8 : 1
Camshaft drive Timing belt

Timing belt engines are generally quieter and less vibrating than chain engines, but belt usually needs to be replaced more often and the risk of breakage is higher.

Fuel system Injection
Mitsubishi Eclipse 1996 2.0 oil type 5W-30
Oil capacity 4 litres (4.2 quarts)
Coolant capacity 7 litres (7.4 quarts)
Power 135 - 144 HP ON 6000 RPM
Torque 170 - 176 NM ON 5000 RPM
Start of production (year) 1980
Duration of production 44 years

All Mitsubishi Eclipse coupe [1996 - 1999] modifications

Modification Engine Power Consumption
Mitsubishi Eclipse 1996 2.0 2.0 Petrol 146 HP 9.7 l/100km
Mitsubishi Eclipse 1996 reviews
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