Meet The Jeep Compass Rival From Mitsubishi, India Launch in 18 Months


The Eclipse Cross is expected to be offered with both diesel and petrol engines with the option of two-wheel drive and four-wheel drive system

Mitsubishi always has a special place in the mind of Indians as people still remember the Japanese brand for its iconic models like Pajero and Lancer. But the company couldn’t continue the success in recent times as the successor of Pajero along with other models failed in our market.

Now the company is giving more importance to the Indian market and they are planning to bring more models to improve market share. One of the new models coming to India is Eclipse Cross and it is going to compete against Jeep Compass in Sub-20 Lakh price segment.


The Eclipse Cross made its global at 2017 Geneva Motor Show and the premium SUV has been popular among buyers for its sleek design as it is completely different from other Mitsubishi models. The H-shaped grille dominates the front along with LED headlamps and vertically placed fog lamps.

The SUV get black plastic body cladding across the body and mirrors are placed on the door rather than on A-pillar as it reduces drag. Mitsubishi has given a new design for alloy wheels, which comes in different size like 16 or 17-inch. One of the stands out part of the design is coupe roof line.

The rear design of Eclipse Cross is different as the company has given vertically placed LED tail lamps with an integrated spoiler at the rear. Like most of its competitors, the Eclipse Cross also gets silver finished skid plates at front and rear. Overall, the exterior of Eclipse Cross will certainly help it to stand out from the competition.

Mitsubishi Intros Eclipse Cross at Geneva

The interior design is simple and the company has used high-quality materials for the cabin to make it feel premium. The Eclipse Cross comes with lots of features like touchscreen infotainment system with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, climate control, a touchpad in the centre console, head-up-display, cruise control, leather seats and more.

Globally, Mitsubishi is offering two engines options with Eclipse Cross. The 1.5 L turbocharged petrol engine puts out 163 PS and 250 Nm and the 2.2 L diesel engine produces 150 PS and 400 Nm. These engines are mated to a 6-speed manual and CVT gearbox along with the option of both two-wheel drive and four-wheel drive options. The Eclipse Cross India launch will take place by 2020.