The forthcoming 2020 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross is a compact crossover that offers a room for five passengers. The manufacturer has big plans for this model. It will be one of the most attractive models this year. It will arrive later in 2019. This crossover still starts below the Nissan Rogue, Honda CR-V, and Hyundai Tucson.
The design looks unique and Mitsubishi offers a great warranty as well. Unfortunately, the 2020 model won’t suffer a heavy redesign. Current model already introduced latest refreshments. The compact crossover comes with great ride quality and comfort is great as well. Performance-wise, Eclipse Cross won’t introduce new engines.
2020 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross Offer Unique Design
The arriving compact crossover will retain its unique styling. The exterior looks very expressive, especially the front fascia. The distinctive design is highlighted with sporty headlights and attractive grille. The 2020 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross ride on the same platform as before. Whatsoever, the same architecture underpins the current Mitsubishi Outlander SUV.
Overall, the sporty design will largely remain. Mitsubishi already introduced a facelift for 2019. For that reason, the 2020 model will stay intact. Sloping rear and additional chrome accents are easy to spot at first glance. Taillights are split and single light strip in the rear glass look perfect during the night.
The all-new 2020 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross offers a great level of comfort. The interior looks very modern and practical. Interior layout is simple and the cabin is roomy. On top of that, Mitsubishi offers an impressive list of standard features. A 7.0-inch infotainment display comes as standard. Also, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto are offered as standard too.
On the other hand, leather upholstery and a panoramic sunroof are optional on the base model. Mitsubishi will introduce the updated version of the Rockford Fosgate sound system. Rear reclining seats are so practical that you can change the order of the interior layout. Eclipse Cross offers a room for five passengers across the two rows of seats.
Engine Specs, Transmission, Fuel Economy
Under the hood, this compact crossover will offer a single powertrain unit. It is the same 1.5-liter four-cylinder engine. This engine comes with a turbocharger and CVT transmission. On top of that, front-wheel-drive comes as standard. The output is rated at 152 horsepower and 184 lb-ft of torque. All-wheel-drive configuration comes as optional on the base model.
As you can see, the 2020 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross isn’t offering great power. The focus is on the fuel economy. This crossover delivers 26 mpg in the city and 29 mpg on the highway. This four-cylinder engine can tow up to 1,500 pounds. On specific markets, Eclipse Cross is offering a diesel engine. It is a 2.2-liter turbodiesel drivetrain. However, this engine won’t arrive in the United States.
2020 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross Price and Release Date
The price of the future 2020 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross starts at $25,000. There will be up to four trim levels. The range-topping SEL trim is priced at $35,000.
AWD configuration is optional on the base model and standard on the upper trim levels. The compact crossover will hit the dealerships in the last quarter of 2019.