2018 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross 1.5T S/R - Tilt-Shift-Eclipse
Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross 1.5T S/R Review

clifford chow
21 Nov 2018
 

The new Eclipse Cross may not be the coupe we are hoping for, but it really is the crossover that Mitsubishi needs

Mitsubishi is going through some very important transformations, and they are important ones. The sign of the times means that many brands have sped up their evolution. Speaking about evolution, sadly with the demise of their rally-inspired Lancer Evolution compact sedan due to the brand pulling out of the World Rally Championship (WRC) a while ago (hopefully we will see some kind of development in this field soon with its new parent), there has also been some movement in model nomenclature.

2018 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross Side

The Eclipse moniker has always been associated with the brand’s hot front wheel drive compact coupe, built for the American market… almost like what the lovely 90s FTO was for the rest of the world.

2018 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross Front

The new Eclipse Cross may not be the coupe we are hoping for, but it really is the crossover that Mitsubishi needs. With growing popularity for cars which are good with utility room, comfort and a touch of sportiness, the Eclipse Cross is built to check those boxes. But how well does the Japanese manufacturer, known for some of the most aggressive cars from the Land of the Rising Sun check these boxes?

Built on a wheelbase of 2,670mm, their compact Crossover features angular styling all-around, and like their newer cars, features Mitsubishi’s new “Dynamic Shield” in the front. At the rear, the car sports a distinctive forward-sloping ‘C’ pillar which complements the positive rake of the pressed sheet metal and window line, and the downward-sloping roof.

2018 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross Rear

At the rear, the split windshield might not be everyone's cup of tea. With pushed-out tail lamps, the boot opening is as practical as it is squarish.

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SGD 125,999 (7 Mar 2019)

Based on OMV, this car is eligible for minimum 40% down payment

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Engine

Engine Capacity 1499cc Turbocharged
Engine Type Inline 4
Power 163bhp @ 5500rpm
Torque 250Nm @ 1800rpm
Power to Weight 109.4 bhp per ton

Performance

Acceleration 9.3s (0-100 km/h)
Top Speed 200 km/h
Fuel Consumption (combined) 14.9 km/L

Misc Technical Data

Transmission 8 -speed INVECS-III CVT (Continuously Variable Transmission) with 8-Speed Sports Mode
Drive Type FF
Steering Electric

Measurements

Body Type SUV
Dimension
(L x W x H)
(4405 x 1805 x 1685) mm
Wheelbase 2670 mm
Turning Circle 10.6 metres
Kerb Weight 1490 kg
Fuel Tank Capacity 63 L

Brakes

Brakes (Front) Ventilated Discs
Brakes (Rear) Discs