2020 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross  RealSafeCars69Safety Rating

#75 of 2020 SUVs

#164 of all 2020 vehicles


The Eclipse Cross, which Mitsubishi introduced in 2018, is a small SUV with seating up to 5. The Eclipse Cross has technology that is now expected: Android Auto and Apple CarPlay. Exceeding the average MPG (miles per gallon) for its class, it reduces fuel costs and the carbon footprint. With optional all-wheel drive (AWD), it handles mud, snow, and sand with ease. Mitsubishi offers a 5-year, 60,000-mile basic warranty, and a 10-year, 100,000-mile powertrain warranty on its lineup.


The 2020 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross is somewhat unsafe compared to all vehicles.

Comparison to all vehicles.  This plot shows RSC safety scores on the horizontal axis vs. the number of vehicles with each safety score (depicted by bar height and percentages at the bottom). Colors reflect vehicle safety, ranging from red (not that safe) to green (safer). For reference, a score of 0 implies a 0.15% chance of driver death (13% chance of driver injury) over 15 years, and a score of 100 reflects a 0.016% chance (1.4% chance of driver injury). The 2020 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross has a score of 69, implying a 0.057% chance of driver death (5.1% chance of injury).

We estimate that the 2020 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.0571% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 6.5153%, meaning the average driver has a 0.0571% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 6.5153% chance of being injured.

Compared to the average vehicle, the 2020 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross is 19% more likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other suvs, the 2020 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross is 36% more likely to result in a fatal accident.


And it is less safe than many comparable cars.

9161M. Outlander SportM. Eclipse CrossHyundai TucsonSubaru CrosstrekNissan Rogue SportChevrolet TraxToyota C-HRMazda CX-5Jeep CompassBuick EncoreMazda CX-30Kia SportageComparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2020 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 61 to 91. The 2020 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross is less safe than the 2020 Hyundai Tucson, the 2020 Subaru Crosstrek, the 2020 Nissan Rogue Sport, the 2020 Chevrolet Trax, the 2020 Kia Sportage, the 2020 Mazda CX-30, the 2020 Buick Encore, the 2020 Jeep Compass, the 2020 Mazda CX-5, and the 2020 Toyota C-HR.

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