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2022 Kia Seltos vs. 2022 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross Review

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2022 Kia
Seltos

MSRP*: $22,490 to $27,990
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2022 Mitsubishi
Eclipse Cross

MSRP*: $23,395 to $28,995
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Invoice* $21,702 to $26,731 $22,861 to $28,030
MPG - City 25 - 29 MPG 25 - 26 MPG
MPG - Hwy 30 - 35 MPG 26 - 29 MPG
Seating Capacity 5 seats 5 seats
Cargo Space 62.8 ft3 50.1 ft3
Engine Inline-4 Inline-4
Transmission Auto Manual, Manual Auto Manual
Drivetrain All-wheel, Front-wheel Four-wheel, Front-wheel
Horsepower 146 - 175 hp 152 hp
Towing Capacity Info not available 1,500 lbs
Exterior Length 172.0 in 179.0 in
Exterior Width 70.9 in 71.1 in
Leg Room Front 41.4 in
Rear 38.0 in
Front 40.9 in
Rear 35.3 in
Head Room Front 38.5 - 40.0 in
Rear 38.4 in
Front 39.5 in
Rear 37.3 in
Basic Warranty 5 years/60,000 miles 5 years/60,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating** **** Info not available
Frontal Crash Rating** **** Info not available
Side Crash Rating** ***** Info not available

**Vehicle crash and safety data is provided by NHTSA, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The NHTSA testing was established by Congress to reduce highway deaths and injuries.

*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed are for educational purposes only, do not reflect the actual selling price of a particular vehicle, and do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.

Comparison Review

Comfort
Rear passengers will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Kia Seltos than in the Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross. The Kia Seltos offers just a little more front head- and legroom than the Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross, making it a little more comfortable for the driver and front passenger.

Convenience
The Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross requires fewer stops at the gas station than the Kia Seltos, making it more convenient to drive.

Cost
There are a lot of factors to consider when calculating the overall cost of a vehicle. The main consideration is Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). When looking only at MSRP, the Kia Seltos will have less of an impact on your bank account than the Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. Both the Kia Seltos and the Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
The Kia Seltos is about the same width as the Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross. The Kia Seltos is slightly shorter than the Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross, which may make it easier to park.

Handling
The Kia Seltos has the same turning radius as the Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross, so they both maneuver the same in and out of tight spots.

Performance
The Kia Seltos has a little less horsepower than the Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross.

Powertrain
The Kia Seltos has much lower torque than the Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross, which generally means that it won't feel as fast or powerful.

Utility
In terms of seating, you'll be able to fit about the same number of people in both the Kia Seltos and the Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross. With the Kia Seltos, you'll be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross.

Warranty
The Kia Seltos comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross.