2020 Kia Niro vs. 2020 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross: Compare reviews, safety ratings, fuel economy, etc.

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2020 Kia Niro vs. 2020 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross Review

New 2020 Kia Niro

2020 Kia
Niro

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New 2020 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross

2020 Mitsubishi
Eclipse Cross

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MSRP*
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$24,590 to $32,790
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$22,995 to $28,745
Invoice* $23,853 to $31,807 $22,470 to $27,789
MPG - City 46 - 51 25 - 26
MPG - Hwy 40 - 46 26 - 29
Engine(s) Inline-4 Inline-4
Seating Capacity 5 5
Basic Warranty 5 years/60,000 miles 5 years/60,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating** **** *****
Frontal Crash Rating** **** *****
Side Crash Rating** ***** *****

**Vehicle crash and safety data is provided by NHTSA, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The NHTSA testing was established by Congress to reduce highway deaths and injuries.

*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed are for educational purposes only, do not reflect the actual selling price of a particular vehicle, and do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.

Comparison Review

Comfort
Rear passengers will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Kia Niro than in the Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross. The Kia Niro offers just a little more front head- and legroom than the Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross, making it a little more comfortable for the driver and front passenger.

Convenience
The Kia Niro requires fewer stops at the gas station than the Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross, making it more convenient to drive.

Cost
There are a lot of factors to consider when calculating the overall cost of a vehicle. The main consideration is Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). The Kia Niro is somewhat more expensive than the Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. In this case, the Kia Niro will cost less to deliver to the dealership than the Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross.

Dimensions
The Kia Niro is about the same width as the Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross. When looking at overall length, the Kia Niro takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross.

Drivetrain
The Kia Niro has much lower torque than the Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross, which generally means that it won't feel as fast or powerful.

Handling
The Kia Niro has the same turning radius as the Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross, so they both maneuver the same in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Kia Niro has a lot less horsepower than the Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross.

Utility
In terms of seating, you'll be able to fit about the same number of people in both the Kia Niro and the Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross. The Kia Niro has a roomier cargo area for putting your bags or other items than the Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross.

Warranty
The Kia Niro comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross.