The Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross surprised everyone when they first heard the Eclipse name was being renewed. Sales went up and the Eclipse Cross continues to stand out from the lineup. Upgraded for 2023, the specs have been officially revealed for this Mitsubishi crossover. Check them out below.
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Trims and Engine Type
For 2023, the Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross has made minor changes to names of trims in the lineup, now consisting of the ES, LE, SE, SE Package, SEL, and SEL Touring. Regardless of the trim, the standard under the hood is a 1.5-liter turbocharged 4-cylinder engine able to generate 152 horsepower and 184 lb-ft of torque. Tied to an 8-speed continuously variable transmission (CVT), power is transferred to all four wheels effortlessly.
Yes, all four wheels. Standard for 2023, Mitsubishi Motors’ own special all-wheel drive system, Super All-Wheel Control (S-AWC) system gives the driver more control in a variety of driving conditions. Moreover, the 2023 Eclipse Cross comes with S-AWC Drive Mode Selector to fit the driver’s driving style. With the powertrain and drivetrain the same on every trim, the EPA fuel economy has been rated at 25 mpg in the city and 26 mpg on the highway.
For some upgrades in exterior style, LEDs are the standard bulb in the headlights, daytime running lights, and fog lights, high-mount stop light, and taillights. Across the lineup, standard features include heated exterior mirrors with turn signal indicators and rear privacy glass. The standard wheel size for the ES trim is 16-inches, with 18-inch wheels on the rest of the trims. All-season tires are the standard for the lineup.
The 2023 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross sits five passengers comfortably. Every trim comes with a 60/40 split-fold rear bench seat with reclining, and starting with the SE trim, an artificial leather shift knob and leather-wrapped steering wheel. For the ES and LE trim, a six-way adjustable driver’s seat is the standard, with an 8-way power adjustable driver seat available on the rest of the lineup. Likewise, a 4-way adjustable passenger seat is the standard up until the SEL trim. The SEL and SEL Touring get an 8-way power adjustable passenger seat.
Many additional features in the 2023 can be added via a package. The features made available for the exterior and interior via a package are Black Roof Rails and Heated Rear Seats. Available for the Black Roof Rails starts with the SE, whereas Heated Rear Seats are only available for the SEL and SEL Touring trims.
The standard 2023 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross ES starts off with a 7.0-inch touchscreen, but the rest of the lineup makes a leap towards a smartphone-link system on an 8-inch display with Google Android Auto, and Apple CarPlay. Bluetooth wireless technology is still a lineup standard, along with Steering wheel audio and phone controls (voice added past the base trim), and a rear view camera. Of course automatic climate control is also a given, with dual-zone functionality starting with the SE trim. A multi-view camera system also replaces the rearview camera for the SEL and SEL Touring trims.
A package is can also make changes to the tech and convenience features of the Eclipse Cross. Package add-ons include a heads-up display package, an eight-speaker Mitsubishi Power Sound System (MPSS), and a power panoramic sunroof. These features are only available for the SEL and SEL Touring trims.
Safety Features and Warranty
Like all modern Mitsubishi models, every 2023 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross comes with an assortment of standard safety features, including side curtain airbags, front-seat-mounted airbags, a driver’s knee airbag, advanced dual-stage front airbags, three-point seatbelts complete with head restraints, traction control, active stability control, and hill start assist. Advanced safety features are also becoming the norm. All trims come with a forward collision mitigation system and lane departure warning system with pedestrian detection are included. A blind-spot warning system with lane change assist and a rear cross-traffic alert system are also equipped on all trims, starting with the SE trim. A package for the SEL and SEL Touring add forward collision mitigation system with high-speed braking and pedestrian detection.
All 2023 Mitsubishi models come with a basic 5-year/60,000-mile warranty. It also has a limited powertrain warranty for 10-years/100,000 miles and an anti-corrosion warranty for 7-years/100,000 miles. Finally, roadside assistance comes with a 5-year warranty.