Mitsubishi’s promised entry-level Eclipse Cross arrives to bolster value for the brand’s newest model. Following its introduction earlier this year, Mitsubishi has expanded the Eclipse Cross family with a new price-leading variant to give the range a more enticing entry point.Priced from $29,990 plus on road costs, the Eclipse Cross ES looks little different from higher specced LS and Exceed versions, but packs in a few key equipment changes.To bring the price down the base model Eclipse Cross does without luxuries like proximity key entry and start, power folding exterior mirrors, electric park brake, park sensors, and lane departure warning.It’s not entirely bare though, with 18-inch alloy wheels, LED running lights, cruise control, auto lights and wipers, front fog lights, and a 7.0-inch touchscreen for access to DAB+ radio, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, and Bluetooth via a six-speaker sound system.The Eclipse Cross ES also puts forth a strong safety list … [Read more...] about 2018 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross ES arrives from $29,990
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Caroline drives the new Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross. Mitsubishi has a lot of respect in the Irish market for building tough off-roaders and SUVs like the Pajero and Outlander. With ever-growing demand for stylish SUVs that are more at home on the school run than on the farm, the brand has responded with the new Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross mid-size SUV. Pricing starts from €27,900 in Ireland, placing the Eclipse Cross firmly among the Tuscon and Qashqai set. There is no doubt that the Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross is an exciting new model for the brand, with Mitsubishi citing it as the first of a new generation of cars for them that are ‘more capable and desirable’. Certainly in the metal the Eclipse Cross has a lot of presence and Mitsubishi is pitching it as an SUV coupé. The styling is shown off to particular good effect in Diamond Red Metallic, a special new red paint developed for the Eclipse Cross and applied using a new chromatic painting process. The ride height … [Read more...] about 2018 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross Review
Mitsubishi Eclipse SUV 2020: Hot on the heels of the launch of the new Mitsubishi Outlander, now one would come to understand Mitsubishi is just getting started. The next SUV launch which set to be in 2020, is likely to be the Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross, a five-seater SUV, which will take on Jeep Compass and the Mahindra XUV. While India will have to wait till 2020, the Eclipse is already on sale in international markets. In fact, some reports suggest that while the Eclipse Cross as a product is already in production-ready guise for the Indian market, Mitsubishi is working on adding certain features which are prerequisites by Indian regulations. The Eclipse Cross will be launched with a BS6 compliant motor and will need to check a few more standard safety feature boxes before Mitsubishi can start rolling them out in 2020. The Eclipse on sale abroad is based around the same platform of the Outlander. Which makes it larger than both the Mahindra XUV as well as the Jeep Compass. The Eclipse … [Read more...] about Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross SUV to launch in 2020: Everything on this Jeep Compass rival!
After sitting out in the Indian car scene for years now, Mitsubishi is finally giving some serious thought to its Indian operations. According to a new report, it plans to launch the Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross in the country by 2020.The latest development is a confirmation directly from Uttam Bose, MD, Mitsubishi India. Speaking to Autocar India yesterday, Bose said: “Of the products in the pipeline, the launch of the Eclipse Cross will take place sooner.”“It already has BS-VI-compliant engines, we just need to incorporate the OBD-II, a seatbelt reminder system and a speed alert system,” Bose commented on the SUV coupe’s compliance with the upcoming more stringent emission and safety regulations. “We’re planning to launch the Eclipse Cross by 2020,” he added.Possibly the last global model developed entirely by Mitsubishi (Nissan has a 34% equity stake now), the Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross was introduced at the 2017 Geneva Motor Show. The SUV … [Read more...] about Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross to be launched in India by 2020
MALIBU, California — I’m one of those annoying car geeks who got a little shirty when Mitsubishi announced that they were recycling the Eclipse name for a compact crossover. Still, I figured that if the 2018 Eclipse Cross showed enough of that ol’ Mitsubishi handling magic—the same juju that made the Lancer Evolution one of my favorite cars—I might be willing to give it a pass.For my Quick Take of the Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross, I made sure to take it to some of my favorite curvy roads. How’d it do?[SFX: SAD TROMBONE]There are a lot of things to like about the new Eclipse Cross—well, a few, anyway—but its ride, handling, and overall driving experience are not among them.This is a shame because the engine is pretty good. For those unaware, the Eclipse Cross is home to a new 1.5-liter turbocharged four-cylinder with 152 hp and 182 lb-ft of torque on tap, backed by a continuously variable automatic transmission and (optionally) paired with … [Read more...] about Quick Take: 2018 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross SEL S-AWC