2020 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross vs. 2020 Hyundai Tucson

Detailed Review, Specifications & Comparison

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Safety

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Both the Eclipse Cross and the Tucson have standard driver and passenger frontal airbags, front side-impact airbags, side-impact head airbags, front seatbelt pretensioners, front-wheel drive, height adjustable front shoulder belts, four-wheel antilock brakes, traction control, electronic stability systems to prevent skidding, rearview cameras, available all-wheel drive, crash mitigating brakes, lane departure warning systems, blind spot warning systems, around view monitors and rear cross-path warning.

Reliability

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A reliable vehicle saves its owner time, money and trouble. Nobody wants to be stranded or have to be without a vehicle while it’s being repaired. Consumer Reports rates the Eclipse Cross’ reliability 11 points higher than the Tucson.

Engine

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The Eclipse Cross’ 1.5 turbo 4 cyl. produces 33 lbs.-ft. more torque (184 vs. 151) than the Tucson SE/Value’s standard 2.0 DOHC 4 cyl. The Eclipse Cross’ 1.5 turbo 4 cyl. produces 9 lbs.-ft. more torque (184 vs. 175) than the Tucson SEL/Sport/Limited/Ultimate’s standard 2.4 DOHC 4 cyl.

As tested in Consumer Reports the Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross is faster than the Tucson SE/Value 2.0 DOHC 4 cyl.:

Eclipse Cross

Tucson

Zero to 30 MPH

3.6 sec

4 sec

Zero to 60 MPH

9.9 sec

11 sec

45 to 65 MPH Passing

6.1 sec

6.9 sec

Quarter Mile

17.6 sec

18.3 sec

Fuel Economy and Range

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On the EPA test cycle the Eclipse Cross gets better fuel mileage than the Tucson:

Eclipse Cross

Tucson

2WD

1.5 turbo 4 cyl./Auto

26 city/29 hwy

23 city/28 hwy

2.0 4 cyl./Auto

1.5 turbo 4 cyl./Auto

25 city/28 hwy

22 city/28 hwy

2.4 4 cyl./Auto

4WD

1.5 turbo 4 cyl./Auto

25 city/28 hwy

22 city/25 hwy

2.0 4 cyl./Auto

1.5 turbo 4 cyl./Auto

25 city/26 hwy

21 city/26 hwy

2.4 4 cyl./Auto

Transmission

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The Eclipse Cross has a standard continuously variable transmission (CVT). With no “steps” between gears, it can keep the engine at the most efficient speed for fuel economy, or keep it at its peak horsepower indefinitely for maximum acceleration. The Tucson doesn’t offer a CVT.

Brakes and Stopping

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The Eclipse Cross stops shorter than the Tucson:

Eclipse Cross

Tucson

60 to 0 MPH (Wet)

134 feet

142 feet

Consumer Reports

Ergonomics

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The Eclipse Cross SEL has a standard heads-up display that projects speed and warning light readouts in front of the driver’s line of sight, allowing drivers to view information without diverting their eyes from the road. The Tucson doesn’t offer a heads-up display.

The Eclipse Cross’ driver’s power window opens or closes with one touch of the window control, making it more convenient at drive-up windows and toll booths. The Tucson’s standard driver’s power window switch has to be held the entire time to close it fully.

The Eclipse Cross’ standard outside mirrors include heating elements to clear off the mirrors for better visibility. Hyundai only offers heated mirrors on the Tucson Value/SEL/Sport/Limited/Ultimate.

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