Compare 2019 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross vs 2019 Subaru Forester

2019 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross
2019 Subaru Forester
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ES FWD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Eclipse Cross ES FWD 26 29 $23,058 $23,595
Eclipse Cross ES S-AWC 25 28 $23,389 $24,195
Eclipse Cross LE S-AWC 25 26 $24,356 $25,195
Eclipse Cross SE S-AWC 25 26 $25,806 $26,695
Eclipse Cross SEL S-AWC 25 26 $27,256 $28,195
Eclipse Cross SP S-AWC 25 26 $25,318 $26,190
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2.5i
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Forester 2.5i 26 33 $22,915 $24,295
Forester 2.5i Limited 26 33 $28,787 $30,795
Forester 2.5i Premium 26 33 $25,110 $26,695
Forester 2.5i Sport 26 33 $27,040 $28,795
Forester 2.5i Touring 26 33 $31,991 $34,295
Pricing
Invoice Price
$23,058
$22,915
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$23,595
$24,295
Monthly Payment Estimate
$393 / month
$405 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
4.6
6.8
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2019 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross is a fresh start from an automaker looking for new ideas. Emphasis on start, there. The 2019 Subaru Forester is a well thought-out crossover SUV with exceptional space, a great ride, and standard AWD without a fuel-economy penalty.
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Fuel Economy
City
26 mpg 26 mpg
Highway
29 mpg 33 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Small SUV 2WD Small SUV 4WD
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Volume (ft³)
94.6 111.9
Second Hip Room (in)
52 53.6
Front Shoulder Room (in)
56.2 58.2
Second Head Room (in)
37.3 39.6
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
55.1 57.2
Front Leg Room (in)
40.9 43.3
Front Hip Room (in)
53 54.1
Second Leg Room (in)
35.3 39.4
Front Head Room (in)
39.5 41.2
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in)
60.8 61.6
Min Ground Clearance (in)
8 8.7
Length, Overall (in)
173.4 182.1
Height, Overall (in)
66.3 67.5
Track Width, Rear (in)
60.8 61.8
Wheelbase (in)
105.1 105.1
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
71.1 71.5
Liftover Height (in)
- 28.4
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
22.6 31.1
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
22.6 31.1
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
48.9 74.3
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
- 43.3
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
- 70.3
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
- 51.2
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
- 34.8
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
- 35.7
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.6 11.6
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.9 11.2
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
16.6 16.6
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
35 35.4
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Front Tire Size
P215/70HR16 P225/60HR17
Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P215/70HR16 P225/60HR17
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1500 1500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1500 1500
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)
1500 1500
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
150 150
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
150 150
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3285 3449
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
16 X 6.5 17 X 7
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
16 X 6.5 17 X 7
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
110 -
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
184 @ 3500 176 @ 4400
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
1.5 L/91 2.5 L/152
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
152 @ 5500 182 @ 5800
Engine Type
Intercooled Turbo Regular Unleaded I-4 Regular Unleaded H-4
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection Gasoline Direct Injection
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
27 29
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
29 33
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
26 26
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
6.39 3.70
Trans Type
8 7
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.40 -
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive All Wheel
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
1.96 3.69
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.52 0.56
Trans Description Cont.
CVT w/OD CVT w/OD
First Gear Ratio (:1)
2.63 - 0.66 3.60 - 0.75
Summary
Vehicle Name
Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross Subaru Forester
Body Style
Sport Utility Sport Utility
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Strut
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
6.5 6.1
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
-
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
-
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
-
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
-
Overall Side Crash Rating
-
Side Barrier Rating
-
Side Barrier Rating Driver
-
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
-
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
-
Combined Side Rating Front Seat
-
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
-
Rollover Rating
-

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