We didn’t think there was much room left in the compact SUV market, but Mitsubishi has carved itself out a space. Though there are many competitors aiming for this market sweet spot, Mitsubishi has banked on them being a little off centre, either too expensive, too large, too cheap, using too much fuel, or somehow just not the right fit. It looks like the Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross may have hit that market sweet-spot dead centre.
The Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross landed at the end of 2017, smack bang in the middle of Mitsubishi’s now formidable SUV range – between the ASX and the Outlander. The name gives you a hint that this car isn’t exactly a traditional SUV, the Eclipse moniker is from Mitsubishi’s 1990 – 2012 coupe, and the Cross denotes that this is a SUV-coupe crossover.
As for pricing, the Eclipse Cross offers a front-wheel drive LS (starting at $30,500), the Exceed 2WD (starting [...]