2022 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross Achieves 5-Star Overall Safety Rating

A 5-Star Overall Safety Rating from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is the highest-possible overall rating a vehicle can obtain.

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Franklin, TN — August 4, 2021

The tests are complete, the ratings are out. Congratulations to Mitsubishi Motors, their 2022 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross received a superior 5-Star rating from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA).

Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross / Photo Courtesy of Mitsubishi Motors

NHTSA’s New Car Assessment Program

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.

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, availability, and effectiveness of safety equipment to help consumers make smart decisions when purchasing a vehicle.

The Newly Redesigned 2022 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross

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 just $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.

The 2022 Eclipse Cross 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.

For more information on the 2022 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross, please visit your local Mitsubishi dealers Grand Blanc Mitsubishi and Waterford Mitsubishi. Stop by either location at 5470 ALI DRIVE in Grand Blanc or 5900 HIGHLAND ROAD in Waterford.

About Mitsubishi Motors North America, Inc.

Through a network of approximately 330 dealer partners across the United States, Mitsubishi Motors North America, Inc., (MMNA) is responsible for the sales, marketing, and customer service of Mitsubishi Motors vehicles in the U.S. MMNA was the top-ranked Japanese brand in the J.D. Power 2020 Initial Quality study, ranking sixth overall and experiencing the greatest year-over-year improvement of any brand.

With headquarters in Franklin, Tennessee, and corporate operations in California, Georgia, Michigan, New Jersey, Texas, Florida, and Virginia, MMNA, directly and indirectly, employs more than 8,000 people across the United States.

For more information on Mitsubishi vehicles, please contact the Mitsubishi Motors News Bureau at 615-257-2698 or visit media.mitsubishicars.com.