2018 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross vs. 2018 Subaru Crosstrek

The all-new Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross takes on the competition

Before two boxers get in the ring, there is something called “the tale of the tape.” This provides a side-by-side glance of how the two measure up to one another in quantifiable ways. As an all-new model in a highly competitive class, the 2018 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross near Denver, CO has a lot of stiff competition. To help you determine which model is right for you, we put together our own tale of the tape together in our side-by-side comparison of the 2018 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross vs. the 2018 Subaru Crosstrek.

To ensure a fair comparison, we’re putting the base all-wheel drive versions of these two models to the test.

Power and performance

Under the hood, the 2018 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross near Denver, CO sports a 1.5-liter turbocharged engine capable of 152 horsepower and 184 pound-feet of torque. In comparison, the Subaru Crosstrek gets its power from a naturally aspirated 2.0-liter flat-4 capable of just as much horsepower, but significantly less torque at 145 pound-feet.

Plus, the Eclipse Cross offers a front-wheel drive option in addition to its All-Wheel Control drivetrain, while the Crosstrek is only available with all-wheel drive.

Interior Space

The 2018 MItsubishi Eclipse Cross and Subaru Crosstrek are quite similar when it comes to interior dimensions. While the Crosstrek offers rear passengers slightly more space, the Eclipse Cross comes with more standard-configuration trunk space.

Features and technology

The 2018 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross comes exceptionally equipped, even in the base model. Features include a 7.0-liter touchscreen display, a rearview camera, Bluetooth connectivity, automatic climate control, LED running lights and tail lights, and heated side-view mirrors.

The Crosstrek comes with some of that standard, however it hosts a smaller touchscreen and no heated mirrors.

While the tale of the tape favors the 2018 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross near Denver, CO in a number of areas, we welcome you to begin your own comparison by seeing the all-new Eclipse Cross for yourself at Shortline Mitsubishi.

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