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

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2020 Kia Sportage vs. 2020 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross Review

New 2020 Kia Sportage

2020 Kia
Sportage

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New 2020 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross

2020 Mitsubishi
Eclipse Cross

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MSRP*
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$23,990 to $35,090
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$22,995 to $28,745
Invoice* $23,031 to $33,510 $22,470 to $27,789
MPG - City 19 - 23 25 - 26
MPG - Hwy 24 - 30 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 Sportage than in the Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between front seat comfort in the Kia Sportage and the Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Kia Sportage as you will with the Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross, as they are both able to travel similar distances on a tank of gas.

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 Sportage 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 Sportage will cost less to deliver to the dealership than the Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross.

Dimensions
Since the Kia Sportage is much wider than the Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. When looking at overall length, the Kia Sportage takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross.

Drivetrain
With its lower torque engine, the Kia Sportage doesn't do as good a job transmitting power to its wheels as the Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross.

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

Performance
With the Kia Sportage, you'll be able to pull heavier loads than the Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross. The Kia Sportage has a little more 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 Sportage and the Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross. The Kia Sportage has a roomier cargo area for putting your bags or other items than the Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross.

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