Compare Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross vs Volkswagen Taos

Overview

Engine
1.5L Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Engine
1.5L Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Transmission
Continuously Variable Automatic (CVT)
Transmission
8-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
City: 26 MPG
Hwy: 29 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 28 MPG
Hwy: 36 MPG
Fuel Tank Capacity
16.6 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
13.2 gallons
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater

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Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
1.5L Turbo Inline-4 Gas
1.5L Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Horsepower
152 hp @ 5500 rpm
158 hp @ 5500 rpm
Torque
184 lb-ft @ 3500 rpm
184 lb-ft @ 1750 rpm
Transmission
Continuously Variable Automatic (CVT)
8-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Front-Wheel Drive

Weight and Towing

Curb Weight
3,285 lbs
3,175 lbs
Maximum Towing Capacity
1,500 lbs
N/A

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
27 MPG
31 MPG
City
26 MPG
28 MPG
Highway
29 MPG
36 MPG

Emissions

CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
6.5 Tons/yr
5.7 Tons/yr

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
16.6 gallons
13.2 gallons
Cruising Range City
431.6 miles
369.6 miles
Cruising Range Highway
481.4 miles
475.2 miles

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
179 in
175.8 in
Height
66.3 in
64.4 in
Max Width
71.1 in
72.5 in
Front Width
60.8 in
61.9 in
Rear Width
60.8 in
60.5 in
Wheelbase
105.1 in
105.9 in
Ground Clearance
8 in
6.4 in

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
5 seater
5 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
40.9 in
40.1 in
Front Seat Headroom
39.5 in
40.7 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
56.2 in
56.5 in
Front Seat Hip Room
53 in
N/A
Rear Seat Leg Room
35.3 in
37.9 in
Rear Seat Headroom
37.3 in
39.8 in
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
55.1 in
55.2 in
Rear Seat Hip Room
52 in
N/A

Cargo Space

Cargo Volume to Seat 1
50.1 ft³
65.9 ft³
Cargo Volume to Seat 2
23.4 ft³
27.9 ft³
Cargo Volume to Seat 3
23.4 ft³
27.9 ft³

Wheels and Suspension

Steering

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter
35 ft
37.6 ft

Wheels

Wheels Type
Aluminum Wheels
Aluminum Wheels
Front Wheel Size
16" x 6.5"
17" x 7"
Rear Wheel Size
16" x 6.5"
17" x 7"

Suspension

Front Suspension
Strut
Strut
Rear Suspension
Multi-Link
Torsion Beam

Tires

Front Tire
P215/70HR16
P215/55HR17
Rear Tire
P215/70HR16
P215/55HR17
Spare Tire
Compact
Compact

Colors and Materials

Standard Exterior Colors

  • Alloy Silver Metallic
  • Labrador Black Pearl
  • Deep Black Pearl
  • Dusk Blue Metallic
  • Platinum Gray Metallic
  • Pure White
  • Pyrite Silver Metallic

Optional Exterior Colors

  • Red Diamond
  • White Diamond
N/A

Standard Interior Materials

  • Black, Cloth Fabric Seating Surfaces
  • Gray/Black, Cloth Seating Surfaces

Features and Options

Infotainment

HD Radio
Standard
Not Available
Bluetooth Connection
Standard
Standard
Smart Device Integration
Not Available
Standard
WiFi Hotspot
Not Available
Standard
Auxiliary Audio Input
Standard
Standard
MP3 Player
Standard
Standard

Interior Trim

Bucket Seats
Standard
Standard
Cloth Seats
Standard
Standard

Comfort

Steering Wheel Audio Controls
Standard
Standard
Power Mirror(s)
Standard
Standard
A/C
Standard
Standard
Adaptive Cruise Control
Not Available
Optional
Climate Control
Standard
Not Available
Cruise Control
Standard
Standard
Heated Steering Wheel
Not Available
Optional
Keyless Entry
Standard
Standard
Keyless Start
Not Available
Standard

Safety

Safety Features

Back-Up Camera
Standard
Standard
Cross-Traffic Alert
Not Available
Optional
Blind Spot Monitor
Not Available
Optional
Lane Departure Warning
Standard
Optional
Lane Keeping Assist
Not Available
Optional
ABS
Standard
Standard
Tire Pressure Monitor
Standard
Standard
Brake Assist
Standard
Standard
Stability Control
Standard
Standard
Traction Control
Standard
Standard

US NHTSA crash test result

Side Crash Rating
N/A
Rollover Rating
N/A

Airbags

Driver Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Front Head Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Front Side Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Knee Air Bag
Standard
Not Available
Passenger Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Rear Head Air Bag
Standard
Standard

Warranty

Warranty Summary

Basic
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
Corrosion
7 Years / 100,000 Miles
7 Years / 100,000 Miles
Drivetrain
10 Years / 100,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
Roadside Assistance
5 Years / Unlimited Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
Maintenance
N/A
2 Years / 20,000 Miles
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