Things To Love About The 2023 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross

The 2023 Eclipse Cross has bold styling and a dashing rear end, but underneath it’s more than an everyday compact SUV. A turbocharged 1.5-liter delivers 152 horsepower and is the sole engine option. All-wheel drive and a continuously variable automatic transmission (CVT) are normal, and acceleration is somewhat poky. Handling is extremely athletic, either, and the Eclipse Cross delivers an organized ride and the cabin stays quiet when cruising. The Eclipse Cross’s interior has the most of modern conveniences as well as a spacious cargo hold than other vehicles in the 2023 Mitsubishi lineup. To learn more about the Eclipse features, read on.

Engine, Transmission, and Performance

The Eclipse Cross’s turbocharged four-cylinder will set anyone’s spirit aflame. Coupled with a continuously variable automatic transmission (CVT), the engine provides power smoothly. Forceful throttle applications evoke smaller engine noise than anticipated, and highway cruising is calm and unremarkable. The Eclipse Cross’s suspension is tuned for convenience; taking corners at speed outcomes in moderate body roll. That softness recompenses in its ride quality, with the chassis staying composed while driving over unsteady pavement and railroad crossings. However, small bangs in the road transfer vibrations up through the steering wheel and seats. Steering is precise and light, adequate for parking-lot maneuverability but deterring for back-road antics.

Fuel Economy

Fuel-economy results are remarkable. The base ES model is the thriftiest with ratings of 26 mpg city, 29 mpg highway, and 27 mpg combined. The all-wheel-drive Eclipse Cross SEL vehicle delivered 26 mpg in the 75-mph highway fuel-economy test.

Interior, Comfort, and Cargo

The interior of the Eclipse Cross is approximately what you’d predict at its pleasing price point. There aren’t any cheap materials, but some rivals give plusher cabins if you’re ready to pay a tiny more. The seats are covered in a piece of stylish, long-lasting fabric, and while buffering was more than adequate, the lack of a lumbar adjustment left our rears wishing for more backing after a few hours behind. The Eclipse Cross has sufficient cargo area for a small family, but cubby storage becomes small with more than three inhabitants on board. You can fit six carry-on suitcases behind the back seats and 17 in total with the seats folded. The rear seats fold efficiently, although people with shorter torsos may have problems touching the release levers from the load area.

Infotainment and Connectivity

All Eclipse Cross models come normally with a touchscreen infotainment system. Base ES models present a 7.0-inch display, and LE, SE, and SEL models have a bigger 8.0-inch screen. Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, and in-dash navigation are functional only with the 8.0-inch display.


Fundamental driver-assistance technologies are routine, such as automated trouble braking and lane-departure caution, but more refined features mandate getting an advanced or upper trim level.

To lease an Eclipse today contact us at 32 US-46, Lodi, NJ 07644 (201) 749-4339

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