2020 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross

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2020 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross
2020 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross

Key specs

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The good:

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

The bad:

  • Power
  • Backseat legroom and headroom
  • Lots of body roll in turns
  • Unsettled ride
  • Multimedia touchpad feels extraneous, hard to use
  • Rear visibility

5 trims

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  • ES


  • LE


  • SP


  • SE


  • SEL


Wondering which trim is right for you?

Our 2020 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

2020 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross review: Our expert's take

What Is the 2020 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 five trim levels: base ES, LE, SP, SE and SEL. The Eclipse Cross faces competition from the Honda CR-V, Toyota RAV4 and Mazda CX-5.

What’s New on the 2020 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross?

Higher trim levels now offer front-wheel drive in addition to four-wheel drive.

What Features in the 2020 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 include adaptive cruise control, forward collision mitigation, lane departure warning and automatic high-beam headlights.

Should I Buy the 2020 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 4.7
  • Interior design 4.8
  • Performance 4.8
  • Value for the money 4.7
  • Exterior styling 4.9
  • Reliability 4.7

Most recent consumer reviews


the car to get in an accident with and survive.

I'm alive today because of its safety features.car was totaled. I'm buying another one to replace it. it was a great car to drive good gas milage.when I was hit three airbags inflated with none of the horror stories you hear about them burns ect. I was able to walk away .The car is rated very safe. I believe it now.l


Plenty of room and comfort

I needed something bigger and easier to get on and out of. I love that the back seats can be moved back. And there is plenty of head room.


Beautiful with whistles and bells

This truck has all the features and more to be able to cautious driver. Great for my upcoming driver in the home who is a teenager. It has been lane departure signal. A sunroof and moonroof. Also has appleplay.

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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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