2024 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross vs. 2024 Nissan Kicks Review

Picture of the 2024 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross

2024 Mitsubishi
Eclipse Cross

MSRP*: $26,345 to $31,145
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Picture of the 2024 Nissan Kicks

2024 Nissan
Kicks

MSRP*: $21,050 to $23,610
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MPG - City 25 MPG 31 MPG
MPG - Hwy 26 - 28 MPG Info not available
Seating Capacity 5 seats 5 seats
Cargo Space 50.1 ft3 32.3 ft3
Engine
  • 152-hp, 1.5-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 122-hp, 1.6-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
Transmission Continuously Variable Continuously Variable
Drivetrain Four Wheel Drive, N/A Front Wheel Drive
Horsepower 152 hp 122 hp
Towing Capacity 1,500 lbs Info not available
Exterior Length 179.0 in 169.1 in
Exterior Width 71.1 in 69.3 in
Leg Room Front 40.9 in
Rear 37.1 in
Front 43.7 in
Rear 33.5 in
Head Room Front 39.5 in
Rear 37.3 in
Front 40.4 in
Rear 38.5 in

*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 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross than in the Nissan Kicks. The Nissan Kicks will be a hit with tall drivers and their front seat passengers, since it has greater front head- and legroom than the Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross as you will with the Nissan Kicks, as they are both able to travel similar distances on a tank of gas.

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). The Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross will definitely make more of a dent in your wallet than the Nissan Kicks, which has a much lower MSRP.

Dimensions
Since the Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross is much wider than the Nissan Kicks, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. If you go with the Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross, you may be circling the block looking for a space large enough to park more often than with the Nissan Kicks.

Handling
The Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross has a larger turning radius than the Nissan Kicks, making it slightly more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
The Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross has a little more horsepower than the Nissan Kicks.

Powertrain
Due to its much higher torque, the Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross does a much better job of transmitting its engine's horsepower to its wheels than the Nissan Kicks.

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