Australian specifications and pricing for the all-new 2018 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross SUV, the range will launch with an entry price of $30,500 plus on-road costs.
The Eclipse Cross will be available with two or four-wheel drive, with power coming from a 1.5-litre four-cylinder turbo petrol engine developing 110kW of power and 250Nm of torque matched to a CVT automatic.
The combined fuel consumption figures come in at 7.3L/100km in two-wheel drive form and 7.7L100km in all-wheel drive configuration.
Kicking off the range is the 2WD LS, for an entry variant it’s reasonably well equipped, forward-collision mitigation with autonomous emergency braking (AEB), lane departure warning, adaptive cruise control, auto high beam, 18-inch alloys and a 7.0-inch touchscreen infotainment system are all standard.
Moving up to the 2WD Exceed adds dual-zone air-conditioning, leather interior, power and heated front seats, LED headlamps with auto levelling, double panoramic sunroof, head-up display, blind-spot monitoring, lane-change assist and rear cross-traffic alert.
The flagship Exceed AWD makes use of the latest generation of Mitsubishi’s Super All-wheel Control (S-AWC) system that offers a choice of three drive modes – Auto, Snow and Gravel.
ANCAP has awarded the Eclipse Cross a 5-star safety rating. ANCAP Chief Executive, James Goodwin said: “Australian consumers continue to be spoilt for choice in the SUV segment with the new Eclipse Cross arriving on sale with a top ANCAP safety rating.”
“The Eclipse Cross achieved a very high score for Adult Occupant Protection at 97% - the equal second highest score in this area of assessment, and the highest in its class,” said Mr. Goodwin.
The Eclipse Cross officially goes on sale on December 22.
2018 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross pricing (excludes on-road costs):
Eclipse Cross LS 2WD – $30,500
Eclipse Cross Exceed 2WD – $36,000
Eclipse Cross Exceed AWD – $38,500
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