2019 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross

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2019 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross
2019 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross

Key specs

Base trim shown


The good:

  • High-resolution multimedia screen
  • Head-up display visible with polarized sunglasses
  • Fuel economy
  • Budget-friendly price
  • Long powertrain warranty

The bad:

  • Backseat legroom and headroom
  • Lots of body roll in turns
  • Most active safety features available only on top trim
  • Power
  • Unsettled ride
  • Multimedia touchpad feels extraneous, hard to use

5 trims

Starting msrp listed lowest to highest price

  • ES


  • LE


  • SP


  • SE


  • SEL


Wondering which trim is right for you?

Our 2019 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross trim comparison will help you decide.

Notable features

  • Five-seat compact SUV
  • 152-hp, turbo four-cylinder engine
  • Continuously variable automatic transmission
  • Front- or four-wheel drive
  • Apple CarPlay, Android Auto available

2019 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross review: Our expert's take

What Is the 2019 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross?

Mitsubishi calls the five-seat Eclipse Cross a compact SUV, but the brand already has one of those with the two-row Outlander Sport. The Eclipse Cross slots between the Outlander Sport and three-row Outlander in Mitsubishi’s lineup and is available in four trim levels: base ES, LE, SE and SEL. The Eclipse Cross faces competition from the Honda CR-V , Toyota RAV4  and Mazda CX-5 .

What’s New on the 2019 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross?

There’s a newly available accessory roof rail system, but otherwise the Eclipse Cross, which was new last year, carries over with no major changes.

What Features in the 2019 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross Are Most Important?

All versions of the Eclipse Cross are powered by a 152-horsepower, turbocharged 1.5-liter four-cylinder engine that works with a continuously variable automatic transmission. Front- and four-wheel-drive versions are offered, and the most efficient front-drive model gets 27 mpg combined, according to the EPA. A budget-friendly starting price and long bumper-to-bumper and powertrain warranties are part of the SUV’s appeal.

Available features include Apple CarPlay and Android Auto smartphone connectivity, a head-up display, dual-zone automatic air conditioning, push-button start, a power-adjustable driver’s seat, a panoramic moonroof, heated front seats, heated rear seats and a heated steering wheel. Available active safety features for the top-of-the-line SEL trim include adaptive cruise control, forward collision mitigation, lane departure warning and automatic high-beam headlights.

Should I Buy the 2019 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross?

The Eclipse Cross brings unique style to the compact SUV class, but we found it lacking in many areas. Its engine isn’t that powerful, it doesn’t handle well, and it doesn’t offer much room in its backseat. If you’re open to other models, we thoroughly tested seven of them in our 2019 Compact SUV Challenge.

Consumer reviews

Rating breakdown (out of 5):
  • Comfort 4.8
  • Interior design 4.7
  • Performance 4.6
  • Value for the money 4.7
  • Exterior styling 4.8
  • Reliability 4.9

Most recent consumer reviews


Wonderful car accessible price, look grate, family

Great comfort, nice move, interior and exterior are very nice, good size for big people, look and run great, I am happy with my purchased.


We previously had a Mitsubshi

smooth nice ride, smaller than previous, but very classy, love the headlights, not as much storage as previous, but 17 years newer! Back up screen very nice


Drives like a dream.

Love it. Would recommend it to anyone. Very comfortable, quiet. Smooth ride. Has all the bells and whistles. Very glad we stopped in when we did (just to look).

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New car and Certified Pre-Owned programs by Mitsubishi
New car program benefits
60 months/60,000 miles
84 months/100,000 miles
120 months/100,000 miles
Roadside assistance
60 months/unlimited distance
Certified Pre-Owned program benefits
Maximum age/mileage
Less than 5 years/less than 60,000 miles
Basic warranty terms
Remainder of original 5 years/60,000 miles
Remainder of original 10-year/100,000 miles
Dealer certification required
123-point inspection
Roadside assistance
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