The Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross is a small crossover that competes with the Subaru Crosstrek, Toyota C-HR and Nissan Rogue Sport.
Now in its third year of production, the Eclipse Cross is one of four crossovers Mitsubishi makes. The vehicle is named after Mitsubishi’s Eclipse, a compact sports car that was discontinued after the 2012 model year. Since its introduction in 2017, the Eclipse Cross hasn’t changed much. Updates for 2019 include new interior trim pieces for the LE trim and a newly available roof rack accessory kit.
Here is a summary of the Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross’ specifications:
- The Eclipse Cross has a starting price of $24,690 including a $1,095 destination charge.
- The Eclipse Cross SEL has a starting price of $29,290 including the $1,095 destination fee.
- The 2018 Eclipse Cross, still available, has a starting price of $24,390 including a $1,095 destination fee.
- The Eclipse Cross is available in three trims: ES, SE and SEL.
- Two limited-edition trims are available: LE and SP. These include package groups of popular options from other trims.
- The Eclipse Cross has a wheelbase of 105.1 inches, an overall length of 173.4 inches and a width of 71.1 inches.
- The Eclipse Cross comes standard with a 1.5-liter four-cylinder engine that has 152 horsepower and 184 pound-feet of torque.
- A continuously-variable transmission is standard.
- All-wheel drive is standard for all but the ES trim.
- The Eclipse Cross is not rated for towing.
- When equipped with all-wheel drive, the Eclipse Cross has EPA-estimated fuel economy ratings of 25 mpg in the city, 26 mpg on the highway and 25 mpg combined.
- The Eclipse Cross ES with front-wheel drive has EPA-estimated fuel economy ratings of 26 mpg in city driving, 29 mpg on the highway and 27 mpg combined.
- The Eclipse Cross comes standard with active stability control, hill-start assist and an anti-theft immobilizer.
- Eclipse Cross SEL and GT trims come with blind-spot warnings, lane-change assist and rear cross-traffic alerts.
- SEL and GT trims are available with automatic high beam headlights, forward-collision mitigation, lane-departure warnings and adaptive cruise control.
- The Eclipse Cross comes standard with a 7-inch touch screen that includes HD radio, steering wheel controls, four speakers and Bluetooth phone/audio connectivity.
- Eclipse Cross SE and SEL trims come with a 7-inch touch screen that includes Apple CarPlay and Android Auto support, SiriusXM radio and six-speaker audio.
- The Eclipse Cross SEL is available with a Rockford-Fosgate nine-speaker premium audio system.
COMFORT & CONVENIENCE
- The Eclipse Cross comes standard with cloth upholstery, folding rear seats, cruise control, automatic climate controls, rear heating ducts, power windows and door locks, two 12-volt power outlets and remote keyless entry.
- SEL trim comes with leather seating surfaces, heated front seats, an eight-way power driver’s seat, a leather-wrapped steering wheel and shift knob, chrome interior trim pieces, a heads-up display and dual-zone climate controls.
- Heated rear seats and a dual-pane sunroof are optional for the SEL trim.
Editor’s note: All photos courtesy of Mitsubishi