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Look at the 2018 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross (No Special Glasses Needed)

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CARS.COM — After rounds of speculation and a first look at the all-new SUV at the 2017 Los Angeles Auto Show, we’ve finally gotten a chance to drive the 2018 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross — and take some photos of it away from the auto show floor.

Related: 2018 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross: An Odd Duck in Name, Design

The confusing choice to resurrect a beloved sports car’s name for use on a small crossover is compounded by an equally confusing design. The Eclipse Cross is smaller than its Outlander Sport stablemate but larger than a subcompact SUV. An edgy and aggressive exterior design hid a bland interior in the vehicle on display.

So, does the Eclipse Cross look better or worse off the show floor and out in the wild? You be the judge.

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Road Test Editor Brian Normile joined the automotive industry and Cars.com in 2013, and he became part of the Editorial staff in 2014. Brian spent his childhood devouring every car magazine he got his hands on — not literally, eventually — and now reviews and tests vehicles to help consumers make informed choices. Someday, Brian hopes to learn what to do with his hands when he’s reviewing a car on camera. He would daily-drive an Alfa Romeo 4C if he could. Email Brian Normile

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