The refreshed 2021 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross has been spied a few days ago. From the first images, we can clearly see that many improvements are following the new model. The iconic SUV will be introduced later this year, and we can expect a final version soon after that.
Like before, the Eclipse Cross will offer attractive designs and a unique cabin. The layout inside will be one of the best ever thanks to the use of many quality materials. With two rows of seats and enough room for five occupants, no doubts, that the Eclipse will be more competitive.
2021 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross Spy Shots Analysis
As we have already mentioned, the upcoming 2021 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross is spied testing and is wearing camo all over the body. However, through wraps, we can see plenty of refreshments and numerous novelties that this model will bring. At first glance, the front of this SUV is almost the same as before.
Zooming it in, we can clearly see some small changes that are happening. The grille looks more extensive, and headlights are now tweaked. On the back, new LED taillights are now placed horizontally, and we really like this design. Also, a new roof spoiler is available, and it gives more sportiness. The side profile will also be good looking and we can see more stylish wheels, redesigned skirts, and rear bumper diffuser that looks slightly bigger.
Interior Offers More Comfort
The latest 2021 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross will provide more comfort and quality materials. The cabin is unique, and we can expect even more features in the final version. There is plenty of room and with two rows of seats, the forthcoming 2021 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross can place for five passengers comfortably. The tech inside will also be a way better than before, and we can expect more luxury on the upper trims.
The standard model will offer an attractive 7-inch touch-screen audio system, a rearview camera, Bluetooth and USB connectivity, automatic climate control. As we just mentioned, if you want more luxury, you can go for the upper trim that will include leather upholstery, better safety, 710-watt/9-speaker Rockford Fosgate audio, multi-view camera system, and more.
There is no official confirmation of what powertrain will be used to power the new 2021 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross. From some gossip, the upcoming model will continue to offer the same engine as the predecessor.
Under the hood of the current Cross model is a 1.5-liter turbocharged engine that delivers 152 horsepower and 184 lb-ft of torque. This engine is fuel-efficient, and it provides an EPA city/highway fuel economy of 26/29 mpg for the ES FWD model, 25/28 mpg (ES AWD), 25/26 mpg (LE, SE, SEL AWD). According to some reports, some markets will be available with a 2.2-liter diesel engine. Moreover, Eclipse Cross can tow 1,500 pounds.
2021 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross Price and Release Date
The upcoming 2021 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross is spied testing, and from the first images, it will bring many improvements. From the latest news, this model will start at $25,000. So, if you’re seeking a small-crossover SUV that stands apart from the crowd, this SUV is an ideal choice.
Mitsubishi will release its newest SUV sometime this year, according to the latest reports. Honda CR-V, Hyundai Kona, and Toyota RAV4 models are the closest rivals to the Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross.