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2022 Kia Niro vs. 2022 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross Review

Picture of the 2022 Kia Niro

2022 Kia
Niro

MSRP*: $24,690 to $31,990
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Picture of the 2022 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross

2022 Mitsubishi
Eclipse Cross

MSRP*: $23,695 to $29,295
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MPG - City 46 - 53 MPG 25 - 26 MPG
MPG - Hwy 40 - 48 MPG 26 - 29 MPG
Seating Capacity 5 seats 5 seats
Cargo Space 54.5 - 63.2 ft3 50.1 ft3
Engine
  • 139-hp, 1.6-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gas/Electric Hybrid)
  • 152-hp, 1.5-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
Transmission 6-Speed A/T Continuously Variable
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Four Wheel Drive, Front Wheel Drive
Horsepower 139 hp 152 hp
Towing Capacity Info not available 1,500 lbs
Exterior Length 171.5 in 179.0 in
Exterior Width 71.1 in 71.1 in
Leg Room Front 41.7 in
Rear 37.4 in
Front 40.9 in
Rear 35.3 in
Head Room Front 40.1 in
Rear 39.1 in
Front 39.5 in
Rear 37.3 in

*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
Due to the larger tank size and better fuel economy of the Kia Niro, you will definitely be making fewer stops at the gas station than with the Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross.

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.

Dimensions
The Kia Niro is about the same width as the Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross. The Kia Niro is slightly shorter than the Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross, which may make it easier to park.

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
The Kia Niro has a little less horsepower than the Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross.

Powertrain
With somewhat higher torque, the Kia Niro transmits power to its wheels a bit more effectively 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.