2020 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross Vs. 2020 Toyota RAV4

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If you are in the market for a subcompact SUV, you will have two great choices, the 2020 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross and the 2020 Toyota RAV4. Though the two SUVs are fantastic, the 2020 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross is the best. The stylish exterior design and the roomy interior would impress many.

2020 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross Interior

2020 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross Interior

While both SUVs have a comfortable and functional cabin, the 2020 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross comes with more standard features than the Toyota Rav4. The 2020 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross interior is aesthetically designed with ergonomics in mind. Its driving position is perfect since the driver can easily access controls without straining.

The 2020 Eclipse Cross base model is equipped with cloth and leatherette seating surfaces, and the top models feature premium leather seats. The 2020 Eclipse Cross features heated front seats, a 6-way adjustable driver's seat, driver and front passenger sun visors, two USB ports, automatic climate control, power door locks, remote keyless entry, a rearview camera, and steering-mounted steering controls. Top-end models like the GT and the Limited gain heated steering wheel, auto-dimming mirror, power-adjustable driver's seat with memory, and ventilated driver's seat.

2020 RAV4 Interior

2020 RAV4 Interior

Though the 2020 RAV4 has more cargo volume than the 2020 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross, the RAV4 has fewer standard interior features. Only top models get heated front seats, remote keyless entry, and a rearview camera. The RAV4's cabin is noisier and made of different materials. The Mitsubishi comes on top of the number of standard exterior features, while the RAV4 is more spacious.

2020 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross Exterior

2020 Eclipse Cross Exterior

The 2020 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross and the 2020 Toyota RAV4 have a stylish exterior design. However, the Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross has more standard features. The latter is equipped standard with front fog lamps, LED daytime running light, heated power-folding side mirrors with turn signal, rear window defroster with timer, a rear spoiler, and automatic high beams. Top-end models get a hands-free power liftgate, LED headlamps, LED foglamp, rain-sensing windshield wipers, and rear privacy glass. 

2020 Toyota RAV4 Exterior

2020 Toyota RAV4 Exterior

On the 2020 Toyota RAV4, these features are only available on high-end models or as an extra package.
2020 Eclipse Cross Interior - Dashboard

Eclipse Cross Performance & Fuel Economy

Both the 2020 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross and the Toyota RAV4 are well-equipped under the hood. The Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross gets a standard 1.5-litre turbocharged four-cylinder engine that is paired with a smooth and quick shifting CVT transmission. This powertrain delivers 113.4 kW and 249 N-m of torque. 

The Mitsubishi has superior steering accuracy and a smaller turn radius compared to the RAV4.

2020 RAV4 Interior - Dashboard

RAV4 Performance & Fuel Economy

On the other hand, the RAV4 is equipped with a larger and more powerful 2.5-litre four-cylinder that delivers 151.4 kW and 249 N-m of torque. The eight-speed transmission paired with this engine shifts sluggish, while its handling is inferior to the Eclipse Cross. FWD is standard, while AWD is available.

The RAV4 offers better fuel economy numbers. It is rated at an average of 9.0/7.1 L/100 km city/highway, while the Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross gets 9.0/ 39 L/ 100 km. 

Eclipse Cross Safety Features

Eclipse Cross Safety Features

When it comes to safety, the 2020 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross is superior. Features include dual front airbags, side curtain airbags, driver's knee airbags, rear door child safety locks, rear center high mount stop lamp, and tire pressure monitoring. The Eclipse Cross also comes with active driver-assistance features such as blind-spot monitoring, rear cross-traffic alert, automatic emergency braking, forward collision warning, pedestrian detection, and lane departure warning.

RAV4 Safety Features

RAV4 Safety Features

On the other hand, the Toyota RAV4 is equipped with Toyota Safety Sense 2.0, which has less active safety and driver-assistance features. Buyers would need to pay more to get more standard features.

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While both vehicles are spectacular, the 2020 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross is superior in many categories. It outcompetes the 2020 RAV4 on many features. If you want to buy a brand new 2020 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross, start your online finance application for pre-approval or visit our finance centre in-store to fill one out. Start driving now.

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