2019 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross vs. Its Competition

2019 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross
Aaron Cole Aaron Cole Managing Editor

The Eclipse Cross competes in the most valuable segment for automakers now—competition is thick and fierce.

We named the 2019 Subaru Forester our Best Car To Buy 2019 for its standard safety systems and value.

The Toyota RAV4 is new this year, and more refined, but still lags behind in some respects such as interior space.

The Honda CR-V is a stalwart in the class, and a popular pick, mostly due to its spacious cabin.

The Ford Escape is older than the rest of the class now, discounts should be plentiful.

The Chevy Equinox is relatively new and offers a long-legged turbodiesel for better efficiency.

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Quick Specs
The 2019 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross is a fresh start from an automaker looking for new ideas. Emphasis on start, there.
There’s a lot to like about the 2019 Chevrolet Equinox, even if the best configuration requires a careful hand on the order sheet.
The 2019 Ford Escape works well as a crossover SUV, but has the ride and handling of a smartly tuned hatchback.
The 2019 Honda CR-V rewards owners with fantastic utility and great safety scores.
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.
With a dollop of refinement, the 2019 Toyota RAV4 would be a solid home run.
MSRP From     
Gas Mileage     
25 MPG City / 29 MPG Hwy22 MPG City / 39 MPG Hwy21 MPG City / 30 MPG Hwy25 MPG City / 34 MPG Hwy26 MPG City / 33 MPG Hwy25 MPG City / 38 MPG Hwy
Intercooled Turbo Regular Unleaded I-4Turbocharged Gas I4Regular Unleaded I-4Regular Unleaded I-4Regular Unleaded H-4Regular Unleaded I-4
EPA Class     
Small SUV 2WD2WD Sport Utility VehicleSmall SUV 2WDSmall SUV 2WDSmall SUV 4WDSmall SUV 2WD
Style Name     
ES FWDFWD 4-Door L w/1SMS FWDLX 2WD2.5iLE FWD (Natl)
Front Wheel DriveFront Wheel DriveFront Wheel DriveFront Wheel DriveAll Wheel DriveFront Wheel Drive
Passenger Capacity     
Passenger Doors     
Body Style     
Sport UtilitySport Utility VehicleSport UtilitySport UtilitySport UtilitySport Utility
CVT w/ODAutomaticAutomatic w/ODCVT w/ODCVT w/ODAutomatic w/OD
Detailed Spec Comparison
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