2022 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross refreshes inside, reworks rear finish
The 2022 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross compact crossover SUV will get restyled in and out, Mitsubishi introduced Thursday.
The updates observe the refresh of the 2020 Outlander Sport, which is shorter in size and peak than the Eclipse Cross and is extra of the price range play. Mitsubishi additionally makes the bigger Outlander three-row SUV.
Launched new for 2018 to compete with the Honda CR-V and Toyota RAV4, the Eclipse Cross wears a brand new face with redesigned lights. The all-black grille is framed by C-shaped chrome design components on both facet that home stacked headlights. On the prime of both C, slim daytime operating lights run alongside the C across the facet to the higher fender.
The extra notable and welcome change comes on the rear, the place the rear windshield that had been cut up in half by a lightweight bar housing the third security mild is gone. And so too will go associations that the rear finish of the SUV seemed like a Toyota Prius. With the security mild embedded within the rear roof spoiler, and taillights stretching up the liftgate, it seems far more like an SUV than a mashup. Maybe most significantly, it ought to be simpler to see out the again and within the rear mirror.
A brand new inside welcomes Eclipse Cross buyers for 2022. Out there black leather-based and huge black plastic panels get offset by plastic silver items on the console and heart stack, and all of it renders it as a price play. The touchscreen will increase in dimension from 7.0 inches to eight.0 inches, and Mitsubishi says it is mounted on the sprint nearer the front-seat riders. It additionally now has quantity and tuning knobs, and the touchpad within the console has been eliminated.
The Eclipse Cross makes use of the identical 152-horsepower 1.5-liter turbo-4 with a repeatedly variable automated transmission in front-wheel drive because the 2020 Eclipse Cross with accessible all-wheel drive. It will get an EPA-rated 26 mpg metropolis, 29 freeway, 27 mixed.
Inbuilt Japan, the 2022 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross goes on sale within the U.S. early in 2021.