Mitsubishi Outlander Sport vs the Competition

Far from your average compact crossover, the city-sized Mitsubishi Outlander Sport grabs attention with its striking exterior design, exceptional value, and outstanding fuel efficiency. With an economical 2.0-liter inline 4-cylinder engine and available all-wheel drive -- the Outlander Sport has the capability to tackle your next adventure.

As the crossover market continues to grow in popularity, choosing between numerous options in this segment can seem difficult. Thankfully, Augusta Mitsubishi has created this helpful comparison guide between the Mitsubishi Outlander Sport and rivals including the Mazda CX-5, Hyundai Tucson, and the Kia Sportage. Take a look below to see exactly how the Outlander Sport matches up against the competition.

2018 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport ES 2.0 FWD   2018 Mazda CX-5 Sport FWD 2018 Hyundai Tucson SE FWD 2018 Kia Sportage LX FWD

2019 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport ES 2.0 FWD

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2019 Mazda CX-5 Sport FWD

2019 Hyundai Tucson SE FWD

2019 Kia Sportage LX FWD

$20,395   Base MSRP (excluding destination charges) $24,150 $22,550 $23,600
2.0L I-4 / 145 HP Standard Engine/Horsepower 2.5L I-4 / 187 HP 2.0L I-4 / 164 HP 2.4L I-4 / 181 HP
23 / 29 / 25 MPG City/Hwy/Combined Fuel Economy 25 / 31 / 28 MPG 23 / 30 / 26 MPG 23 / 30 / 26 MPG
16.6 gallons   Fuel Tank Capacity 14.8 gallons 16.4 gallons 16.4 gallons
41.6 inches   Front Legroom 41 inches 41.5 inches 41.5 inches
Standard  Automatic Climate Control Optional Optional Optional
Standard   Service/Maintenance Interval Indicator N/A N/A N/A
Standard  Knee Airbag N/A N/A N/A
Body Colored, Power Adjustable, Heated, Signalling Exterior Mirrors Body Colored, Power Adjustable Body Colored, Power Adjustable, Heated Body Colored, Power Adjustable, (Optional Signaling)
34.8 feet Turning Radius 36.0 feet 34.9 feet 34.8 feet
2018 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport Interior

Value

Right from the start, the Mitsubishi Outlander Sport offers a base MSRP (excluding destination charges) $3,755 below the CX-5, $3,205 below the Sportage, and $2,105 below the Tucson. As the smallest SUV in the Mitsubishi lineup, the Outlander Sport offers seating for five passengers. Standard features found on the Outlander Sport help you maximize your budget. Automatic Climate Control and a Service/Maintenance Interval Indicator are both included as standard while the competition charges extra in order to receive these two helpful features.

Also, the exterior mirrors on the Outlander Sport have heating and signaling features to help you change lanes with confidence -- something the competition charges more for. Drivers and front passengers alike are sure to appreciate the 41.6 inches of front legroom, more than rivals from Mazda, Hyundai, and Kia.

Engineering & Efficiency

Right from the start, the Mitsubishi Outlander Sport offers a base MSRP (excluding destination charges) $3,755 below the CX-5, $3,205 below the Sportage, and $2,105 below the Tucson. As the smallest SUV in the Mitsubishi lineup, the Outlander Sport offers seating for five passengers. Standard features found on the Outlander Sport help you maximize your budget. Automatic Climate Control and a Service/Maintenance Interval Indicator are both included as standard while the competition charges extra in order to receive these two helpful features.

Also, the exterior mirrors on the Outlander Sport have heating and signaling features to help you change lanes with confidence -- something the competition charges more for. Drivers and front passengers alike are sure to appreciate the 41.6 inches of front legroom, more than rivals from Mazda, Hyundai, and Kia.

2018 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport
2018 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport Interior

Safety

Safety remains a top priority on the Mitsubishi Outlander Sport. Thanks to its lightweight yet rigid body construction, the Outlander Sport is built to keep occupants safe in the event of a collision. Available active and passive safety features include Automatic High Beam Headlights, Forward Collision Mitigation, and Lane Departure Warning. The Outlander Sport also has a standard driver's knee airbag for an added level of protection. This equipment is not available on the CX-5, Tucson, or Sportage. Also, the 2018 Outlander Sport was given a 5-Star Side Crash rating from the NHTSA.

2018 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport Warranty