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2020 Mitsubishi Outlander vs. 2020 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross Review

New 2020 Mitsubishi Outlander

2020 Mitsubishi
Outlander

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New 2020 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross

2020 Mitsubishi
Eclipse Cross

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MSRP*
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$24,895 to $33,745
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$22,995 to $28,745
Invoice* $24,194 to $32,790 $22,470 to $27,789
MPG - City 20 - 25 25 - 26
MPG - Hwy 27 - 30 26 - 29
Engine(s) Inline-4, V-6 Inline-4
Seating Capacity 7 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 Mitsubishi Outlander than in the Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between front seat comfort in the Mitsubishi Outlander and the Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross.

Convenience
The Mitsubishi Outlander 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 Mitsubishi Outlander 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 Mitsubishi Outlander and the Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
The Mitsubishi Outlander is about the same width as the Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross. If you go with the Mitsubishi Outlander, you may be circling the block looking for a space large enough to park more often than with the Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross.

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

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

Performance
If you've got something you need to pull, the Mitsubishi Outlander will do just as well as the Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross, since they have about the same towing capacity. The Mitsubishi Outlander has a little more horsepower than the Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross.

Utility
The Mitsubishi Outlander offers greater seating capacity than the Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross, making it a better choice for those who find themselves chauffeuring others around. The Mitsubishi Outlander has a roomier cargo area for putting your bags or other items than the Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross.

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