When comparing the Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross's and the Mitsubishi Outlander's specifications and ratings, the Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross has the advantage in the areas of new vehicle base pricing, typical lower range of pricing for one- to five-year-old used cars, and resale value. The Mitsubishi Outlander has the advantage in the areas of interior volume and base engine power. Based on this comparison of the Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross's and the Mitsubishi Outlander's specifications and ratings, the Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross is a better car than the Mitsubishi Outlander.
Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross vs. Mitsubishi Outlander Pricing
A used 2024 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross ranges from $28,052 to $35,341 while a used 2024 Mitsubishi Outlander is priced between $29,239 to $41,388. For a new model, the Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross's price is between $27,995 and $34,742, with the Mitsubishi Outlander priced between $30,776 and $41,477.
Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross vs. Mitsubishi Outlander Resale/Retained Value
Looking at the 5-year depreciation rate for both models, the Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross loses 43.4 percent of its value and the Mitsubishi Outlander loses 46.1 percent of its value. This means the Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross retains 2.8 percentage points more of its value and has the advantage of higher resale value versus the Mitsubishi Outlander.
Engine Power and Fuel Efficiency Comparison
For engine performance, the Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross’s base engine makes 152 horsepower, and the Mitsubishi Outlander base engine makes 181 horsepower.
Passenger Space Comparison
While both models are crossover/compact SUVs, the Mitsubishi Outlander has the advantage of offering more interior volume, reflected in more front head room, front shoulder room, front leg room, rear head room, rear shoulder room and rear leg room. The Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross has the advantage in the area of cargo space.
Safety Ratings Comparison
When comparing crash test ratings from NHTSA, the Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross has higher safety ratings than the Mitsubishi Outlander, with an average rating of 5 out of 5 Stars compared to 4.42 out of 5 Stars.