Eclipse Cross Achieves NHTSA 5-Star Safety Rating

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Source: Mitsubishi Motors North America announcement

FRANKLIN, Tenn. —  Mitsubishi Motors North America, Inc. (MMNA) announced the redesigned and sporty 2022 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross has received a 5-Star Overall Safety Rating from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA).

This rating is the highest-possible overall rating a vehicle can obtain.

NHTSA’s New Car Assessment Program (NCAP) has set the standard for vehicle safety ratings for more than 30 years. Whether fitted with front-wheel drive or Mitsubishi’s patented Super All-Wheel Control, all variants of the 2022 Eclipse Cross received 5-Star ratings.

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The 2022 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross performed exceptionally in all categories of the evaluation, scoring five stars in the combined side-crash ratings and four-out-of-five stars on the driver- and passenger-side frontal-crash tests.

“We work every day to design, engineer and build safe and reliable vehicles, as proven by this 5-Star safety rating recognition by NHTSA for the 2022 Eclipse Cross,” said Cason Grover, director, product planning, MMNA. “The 2022 Eclipse Cross offers consumers fresh styling, updated technology and connectivity and stirring performance, as well as top-level quality and safety scores.”

NHTSA’s NCAP program conducts hundreds of crash tests across multiple makes and models each year to evaluate a vehicle’s crashworthiness and availability and effectiveness of safety equipment to help consumers make smart decisions when purchasing a vehicle.

For 2022, Mitsubishi Motors introduced a redesigned, stylish and sporty new look to Eclipse Cross as part of the brand’s initiative to create one of the freshest showroom lineups in the industry. Boasting refined and freshened exterior and interior styling, enhanced connectivity and technology, and upscale driving dynamics, the 2022 Eclipse Cross starts at $23,395.

Every 2022 Eclipse Cross includes an array of standard advanced driver assistance systems on all trim levels and packages, including Forward Collision Mitigation (FCM) with Pedestrian Detection.

Additional safety equipment includes Automatic High Beam (AHB) assist headlamps and rain-sensing wipers, which are available on the LE, SE and SEL trim levels.

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The 2022model is backed by one of the industry’s leading warranties: a 10-year/100,000-mile Powertrain Limited Warranty, a 5-year/60,000-mile fully transferable New Vehicle Limited Warranty, a 7-year/100,000-mile Anti-Corrosion/Perforation Limited Warranty and 5-year/Unlimited Miles Roadside Assistance.

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