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2021 Mazda CX-30 vs. 2022 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross Review

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2021 Mazda
CX-30

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2022 Mitsubishi
Eclipse Cross

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MSRP*
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$22,050 to $34,050
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$23,395 to $28,995
Invoice* $21,421 to $33,066 $22,861 to $28,030
MPG - City 22 - 25 25 - 26
MPG - Hwy 30 - 33 26 - 29
Engine(s) Inline-4 Inline-4
Seating Capacity 5 5
Basic Warranty 3 years/36,000 miles 5 years/60,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating** ***** Not Tested
Frontal Crash Rating** ***** Not Tested
Side Crash Rating** ***** Not Tested

**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 Mazda CX-30 than in the Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross. The Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross offers just a little more front head- and legroom than the Mazda CX-30, offering the driver and front passenger a bit more room and comfort.

Convenience
The Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross requires fewer stops at the gas station than the Mazda CX-30, 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 Mazda CX-30 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. Both the Mazda CX-30 and the Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
The Mazda CX-30 is about the same width as the Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross. The Mazda CX-30 is slightly shorter than the Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross, which may make it easier to park.

Drivetrain
With similar torque, the Mazda CX-30 and the Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross are about even in transmitting their respective horsepower to the wheels.

Handling
The Mazda CX-30 has the same turning radius as the Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross, so they both maneuver the same in and out of tight spots.

Performance
The Mazda CX-30 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 Mazda CX-30 and the Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross. The Mazda CX-30 has less cargo space than the Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross, which is okay if you don't need to move a lot in one trip.

Warranty
The basic warranty of the Mazda CX-30 is not as nearly as extensive as that of the Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross.