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2017 Mitsubishi Outlander vs 2017 Outlander Sport

Buyers looking for a crossover SUV have plenty of choices available in the market today. It's not surprising buyers have taken to this vehicle segment as crossovers are an exceptionally versatile family vehicle. Mitsubishi currently has two crossover SUVs in its lineup, the Outlander and Outlander Sport. While Mitsubishi's Outlander and Outlander Sport are not front-runners in this category, buyers shouldn't be quick to rule them out. There is plenty to love. In this comparison of the 2017 Mitsubishi Outlander vs 2017 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport find out which Mitsubishi crossover is the best fit for a family vehicle.

The largest difference between the 2017 Outlander and 2017 Outlander Sport is size. Think of the 2017 Outlander Sport as the little brother to the 2017 Outlander. The 2017 Outlander Sport has two rows and a total seating capacity of 5. Total cargo space in the 2017 Outlander Sport tops out at 49.5 cubic feet with the rear-seats folded down. In contrast, the 2017 Outlander has three rows and a total seating capacity of 7. The total cargo space is also larger at 63.3 cubic feet with folded seats.

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2017 Outlander vs 2017 Outlander Sport
$23,495 Starting MSRP $19,795
63.3 cubic feet Total Cargo Space 49.5 cubic feet
2.4-liter four-cylinder Base Engine 2.0-liter four-cylinder
7 Seating Capacity 5

Pricing and Standard Features on the 2017 Outlander and 2017 Outlander Sport

Both vehicles have an extremely competitive starting MSRP. The 2017 Outlander Sport starts at a reasonable price of $19,795. The 2017 Outlander starts at $23,495. The price difference seems fair considering the 2017 Outlander's bigger build. With such competitive pricing, buyers might be surprised with the list of standard features found on both SUVs.

Standard features found on the 2017 Outlander include LED running and taillights, heated mirrors, cruise control, dual zone climate control, leather-wrapped steering wheel, rear view camera, voice controls, Bluetooth connectivity, six-speaker sound system, and 6.1 inch touchscreen display.

Standard features on the 2017 Outlander Sport include automatic climate control, cloth upholstery, heated mirrors, remote locking and unlocking, cruise control, automatic climate control, leather-wrapped steering wheel, driver information display, four-speaker audio system, and Bluetooth connectivity.

Both of Mitsubishi's crossover SUVs are great options for family vehicles. Drivers will find that both base engines provide enough power for daily driving and both interiors provide comfort. When it comes down to it, it's about how much size is needed. Those needing more space for either passengers or cargo will be most comfortable with the 2017 Outlander. Those who do not need as much passenger and/or cargo space would be wise to choose the 2017 Outlander Sport for its smaller price tag and better gas mileage.

Contact us at Libertyville Mitsubishi for more information on Mitsubishi’s 2017 Outlander and 2017 Outlander Sport.


Cute Dog in the back of an Outlander
2017 Outlander Display Closeup
2017 Outlander Drivers View of Dashboard
2017 Outlander Cargo Space