It looks stylish from any angle. Insurance, registration, licensing, duty on new tires and other fees, taxes and duties are not included. The heated, bolstered cloth seats are a high point. But quickly, dashed our dreams. The 2019 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross has a high-minded exterior that asks passengers inside to pay for. While Mitsubishi is a shadow of its former self, it hopes to use the current crossover craze to return to relevance. The results are presented relative to the average model that year.
Most other manufacturers offer shorter warranties. It is difficult to draw a definitive conclusion on reliability. Best Price Program Buying a car should always be this easy. However, it's held back by its numb steering and limited cargo space. It also has good ground clearance, which comes in handy for light off-roading. At least the ride quality is pretty good for an entry-level crossover. Although they are different, these models also have many things in common such as coupe-like styling, tech equipment and they are fun to drive.
The warranty and low price may appeal to some crossover shoppers, but we struggle to see the value of the Eclipse Cross among similarly priced competitors. The ride is similarly confident, without much body lean through corners and a planted feel throughout. Behind the second room, there are more than 22 cubic feet of cargo space. Mitsubishi did not include a volume knob, and the volume touch points are located on the opposite side of the screen from the driver, requiring an awkward reach to turn the sound up or down. Eclipse Cross 4 trim gets leather seats, panoramic roof, premium Rockford Fosgate sound system. The base system is a 7. On the other hand, the interior will lack in spaciousness, especially for the rear-seat passengers, and the modern safety features will be reserved for the range-topping trims.
The system is easy to use, but it has buttons instead of knobs for volume and tuning, which can make the system tricky to use for some. The front seats are accommodating but not heavily bolstered. Federal crash-test ratings are not available at this time. All trademarks and logos on this site are owned by Mitsubishi Motors North America, Inc. Check out our for great savings at your local Mitsubishi dealer. The warning lights on both side mirrors will blink, a buzzer will sound to alert you, and a warning message will appear on the information screen of the multi-information color display.
However, if you fold down the second row, there is a room of 48 cubic feet. We found this newcomer underwhelming due to its lackluster driving experience and complex controls. Standard Apple CarPlay and Android Auto compatibility helps the latter, but not the former. After the dummy moved forward into the frontal airbag, its head contacted the side curtain airbag. Stable and Responsive Handling The body of the Eclipse Cross has been strengthened for driving comfort, responsive handling, and collision safety. Moderate overlap frontal ratings are assigned by the Institute based on a test conducted by Mitsubishi as part of.
The rear seatback also reclines up to 16 degrees for more comfort, although like the fronts, the rear seats are heavily bolstered. Why You Can Trust Us U. The automobile body of your auto is manufactured out of the less massive substance which will save more weight of your body. The touchpad was slow to respond and unintuitive, the touchscreen hard to reach from the driver's seat. Reliability History Reliability History The reliability charts are based on responses on hundreds of thousands of vehicles from our latest Annual Auto Survey. Conclusion The 2019 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross is a solid effort at a small crossover from a company badly in need of a hit. The newest model will compete with models , , and.
Visually, they appear on par with the class — but once you get hands on the functionality of the setup, it feels less impressive. Partial Eclipse: The is a perfectly fine crossover; it looks stylish and has some nice, new tech. The interaction with the finicky system is maddening and distracting because of small text and the multistep processes required for even basic tasks, whether using the hard-to-reach touch screen or the center console touchpad. The cargo floor is raised by 4 inches above the floor, which creates an odd reef with the seatbacks pushed forward. Despite the name, the only boy racer thing about the Eclipse Cross is the bar that separates the two halves of the rear window, which blocks your view just like the rear spoiler on an old-school Eclipse or Lancer Evo. Buyers may be drawn toward the daring looks of the 2019 Eclipse Cross and its low price, but both ask for sacrifices. The powertrain will have separate drive modes- Auto, Snow and Gravel.
The Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross was introduced in the 2018 model year and is derived from the Mitsubishi Outlander. The Eclipse Cross is infuriating even before it leaves the driveway because of one of the most convoluted infotainment systems we've ever tested. The 2019 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross is part of a generation that debuted for the 2018 model year. The engine is a decent performer and pricing is competitive. Its design is interesting, unlike other crossovers in the class outside of maybe the or , with features like a funky, wedge-shaped rear and split rear window that attract the eye. The fairer among us know the pain that fitting into a wedge can bring.