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Mitsubishi ASX, Eclipse Cross, Outlander recalled again

Mitsubishi has recalled the 2018 Eclipse Cross, 2018/19 ASX and 2017/18 Outlander for the second time this week over concerns about their autonomous emergency braking systems...

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Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross, ASX, Outlander recalled
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Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross, ASX, Outlander recalled

Mitsubishi Australia has recalled the 2018 Eclipse Cross, 2017/18 Outlander, and 2018/19 ASX, over concerns about the active stability control (ASC) safety systems. According to the company, 'incorrect operation' of the ASC could make active safety systems like adaptive cruise control, forward-collision mitigation, brake holding, hill-start assist and all-wheel drive disable momentarily...


The automotive name of thrones: Revival of the fittest
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The automotive name of thrones: Revival of the fittest

Cars can play a big part in our lives. As kids on family road trips, back seats turned into torture chambers at the hands of merciless siblings, but as we emerged into adulthood our cars became an open ticket to freedom. Oh, and the back seat moved from a place of misery to one of unbridled joy – but that’s a different story...


Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross Sport Edition on sale from $30,990
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Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross Sport Edition on sale from $30,990

Mitsubishi Australia has announced the Eclipse Cross Sport Edition, which is on sale now from $30,990 before on-road costs. Based on the recently-introduced ES model, the Sport Edition gets a black grille treatment, black door mirror covers, along with corner and side skirts featuring red pinstriping...


2019 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross ES review: Quick drive
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2019 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross ES review: Quick drive

Upmarket is in vogue right now, with more mainstream automakers making ‘near premium’ claims of new products. Meanwhile Mitsubishi positions itself as a brand for the people with a new cheaper version of the Eclipse Cross.


2018 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross ES arrives from $29,990
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2018 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross ES arrives from $29,990

Following its introduction earlier this year, Mitsubishi has expanded the Eclipse Cross family with a new price-leading variant to give the range a more enticing entry point. Priced from $29,990 plus on road costs, the Eclipse Cross ES looks little different from higher specced LS and Exceed versions, but packs in a few key equipment changes...


Honda HR-V v Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross v Subaru XV comparison
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Honda HR-V v Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross v Subaru XV comparison

Small crossover SUVs with a predominantly urban focus have taken over the road. Just look around you. But the segment has splintered into a few directions exemplified by the trio you see here. They’re similar in most ways, but differ enough to corner specific subsets...


2018 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross LS review
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2018 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross LS review

The Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross adds to the Japanese brand’s SUV range with its first truly new model in over half a decade. While it may be close to the slightly smaller ASX in format and theory, the fresher Eclipse Cross proves Mitsubishi has come a long way.


CarAdvice podcast 88: Our CEO talks cars we own
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CarAdvice podcast 88: Our CEO talks cars we own

In the studio, this week with Mandy Turner is Mike Costello and Mike Stevens. Included in car news, stricter fuel standards are set to bring cleaner cars to Aussie roads, Jeep designer says Cherokee was ready for a makeover, and the Lancer will be gone by the end of 2018...


2018 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross review
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2018 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross review

The Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross sits between the ASX and Outlander, but it's a more resolved and engaging model than either. We've only had a few hours at the wheel, but it has all the appearance of a strong entrant into a cluttered segment.


2017 Good Design Awards, Chicago: Genesis, Kia, Mitsubishi the big winners
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2017 Good Design Awards, Chicago: Genesis, Kia, Mitsubishi the big winners

The winners of the 2017 Good Design Awards have been announced, with several automotive manufacturers snagging multiple titles - including Genesis, Kia and Mitsubishi. In addition to the aforementioned brands, awards were won by Bentley, Ferrari, Hyundai and Range Rover...


2018 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross scores five-stars ANCAP rating
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2018 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross scores five-stars ANCAP rating

The 2018 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross has scored five-stars in independent ANCAP testing, joining a long list of new cars to achieve the maximum score. Set to arrive in Mitsubishi dealerships on December 22, the new Eclipse Cross scored 97 per cent for adult occupant protection, with perfect scores in the pole and side-impact tests...


2018 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross pricing and specs
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2018 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross pricing and specs

Local pricing and specifications for the new 2018 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross, set to land on December 22. At launch, the range will start with the front-wheel drive LS, priced from $30,500 before on-road costs. Although it's technically the entry-level model, you get plenty of standard equipment for your money...


Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross diesel not on the radar for Australia
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Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross diesel not on the radar for Australia

Mitsubishi Motors Australia says a diesel powertrain is unlikely to feature in the new Eclipse Cross SUV. Speaking to media in Melbourne, James Tol, head of product planning for Mitsubishi Australia, said a lack of buyer interest means the range isn't likely to include a diesel option. "It's not on our radar," Tol said...


Mitsubishi to release six new models by 2020
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Mitsubishi to release six new models by 2020

Mitsubishi has announced its Drive For Growth three-year plan, which will include the release of six all-new vehicles. The plan targets a 30 per cent increase in annual sales to 1.3 million vehicles per annum, along with an operating profit margin of 6.0 per cent or more by the end of 2019...


2018 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross review: Prototype quick drive
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2018 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross review: Prototype quick drive

We take a quick spin of the 2018 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross prototype in the Northern Territory ahead of the production version's arrival later this year.


2018 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross undergoing local tuning
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2018 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross undergoing local tuning

Mitsubishi has released initial details of the work going into local preparation for its upcoming 2018 Eclipse Cross, set to debut in local showrooms by the end of the year. The company says the new SUV is undergoing suspension and steering calibration, powertrain assessment and noise vibration harshness (NVH) control to ensure it "meets the requirements of Australian customers"...


Mitsubishi small SUV a must, operations boss says
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Mitsubishi small SUV a must, operations boss says

The Mitsubishi ASX may well play in the small SUV segment, and its new sibling the Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross probably will, too – but the company reckons it needs an even smaller model to slot beneath those vehicles. Trevor Mann, Mitsubishi Motors chief operations officer, said he thinks there’s space for a sub-ASX model on the company’s books...


Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross Ralliart possible, no plans for Evolution XI
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Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross Ralliart possible, no plans for Evolution XI

The newly unveiled Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross may lend itself to a sportier Ralliart variant in the short-term future if there is market demand, the model’s project leader says. Speaking to CarAdvice at the Geneva motor show this week, Hiroshi Yamauchi, the boss of small- and medium-segment vehicles at Mitsubishi, admitted that a Ralliart model will be one option the brand could take with its recently launched Eclipse Cross, however he insisted that there would be no Evolution model...


2018 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross revealed for Geneva show - UPDATE
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2018 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross revealed for Geneva show - UPDATE

The all-new Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross SUV, previewed through shadowy images over the past month, has been revealed in Geneva this week. As those earlier previews promised, the Eclipse Cross - which will not replace the ASX but rather will sit alongside it beneath the Outlander - is the second all-new model to debut Mitsubishi's long-coming new styling themes...