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New 2023 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross Evolution – The latest Eclipse Cross is the first step towards the next generation of Mitsubishi design, and many other things to come. Interestingly, MMC will expand its PHEV lineup with the New Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross in several countries. It is expected that with its presence, the New Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross will be the second PHEV from Mitsubishi that could be the customer’s choice of an electric SUV.
2023 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross Redesign
Although impressed still the same, 2023 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross claimed Mitsubishi has a very different design change. The most noticeable of course is the grille part that has now adopted the latest Dynamic Shield. This grille is more striking because the new Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross fog house lights have a new design. The fog lamp made of LED even looks exotic with an attractive design.
To keep the sporty aura strong, Mitsubishi added a dark color element to the grille and front bumper. The contrast with the old Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross is striking due to its strong chrome feel.
Interestingly precisely on the back where Mitsubishi finally revised the taillights in the old Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross. The old taillights have been criticized for being disruptive to the driver’s view of controlling the road conditions behind the car as they extend from left and right. Now Mitsubishi is removing the old lamp design with a simpler but modern design.
This new design was inspired by the Mitsubishi e-EVOLUTION Concept which emphasizes the power and dynamics of Mitsubishi Motors’ SUV heritage while adding beauty and elegance.
2023 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross Interior
In the interior, Mitsubishi still maintains a panoramic roof that makes it more spacious. The difference this time in the center fascia, where the head unit is now increasing in size which was originally 7 inches to 8 inches. The head unit that has been equipped with Smartphone-link audio display (SDA) technology is now made more prominently out and closer to the driver and front passenger for easier control. Another novelty is the presence of physical buttons on the head unit to keep the natural impression awake.
Due to the PHEV variant, Mitsubishi tried to create a different interior aura. For gasoline engine variants, Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross comes with exclusive black color while for phev variant the interior is stronger with soft gray color.
2023 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross Engine
For the choice of engine, Mitsubishi still maintains the old engine for the gasoline engine variant is a 1.5-liter engine with turbo MIVEC that can dissociate 160 horsepower and a maximum torque of 250Nm. As for the PHEV variant, Mitsubishi installed a new 2.4-liter MIVEC four-cylinder engine to provide a higher mileage range.
2023 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross Release Date
It is planned that the car will be launched next November in Australia and New Zealand. After that, the car that is also marketed in Indonesia will be shipped to the United States in the first quarter of 2022. Unlike the previous model, the new 2023 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross is expected to be equipped with a Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle (PHEV) variant.