2016 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport Review – Price, Photos, and Specs


A seven seater, the Mitsubishi Outlander Sport is a third generation car, complete with high performance systems and a fuel efficient engine. The Outlander is equipped with a five speed manual, and a front wheel drive. While you get a standard front wheel drive, there is an optional all wheel drive available too. With a 10 year warranty, the SUV is definitely a best buy!


Mitsubishi Outlander Sport
Mitsubishi Outlander Sport

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If you thought Mitsubishi Outlander Sport has just arrived in the world car market, you are wrong. The car has been around for sometime and has generated quite a lot of sales. However, one can find a few additions in its features. Take for instance, it is now equipped with LED running lamps, sound insulation system and a 2.4 liter engine. Moreover, its a car built for the masses as its economical. The Outlander is fitted with power folding mirrors, stylish mouldings in wheel lip, and 18 inch wheels. Its available in Diamond White Pearl, Quartz Brown and Cool Silver. The rear view mirror has auto dimming feature along with Homelink. The fabrics used all over on the upholstery are of very good quality.

Mitsubishi Outlander Sport Specification

Cylinders - Inline 45 speed manual148hp145 ft-lbs
0-60 MPHTop SpeedBody StyleMPG
8.3s120 mphSUV23 City/29 Hwy

2016 Mitsubishi Outlander Price

Mitsubishi Outlander Price
Mitsubishi Outlander Price

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ES 2.05 speed manual$19,595
ES 2.0Automatic (CVT)$20,795
ES 2.0 AWCAutomatic (CVT)$22,195
ES 2.4Automatic (CVT)$21,295
ES 2.4 AWCAutomatic (CVT)$22,695
SE 2.4Automatic (CVT)$22,495
SE 2.4 AWCAutomatic (CVT)$23,895
SEL 2.4 Automatic (CVT)$23,995
SEL 2.4 AWC Automatic (CVT)$25.395
GT 2.4Automatic (CVT)$25,995
GT 2.4 AWCAutomatic (CVT)$27,395


Mitsubishi Outlander Sport
Mitsubishi Outlander Sport Performance

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The Mitsubishi Outlander Sport, say many reviewers, is a smooth machine which enables one to undertake long distance travels easily. The acceleration is noisy. Its equipped with an all wheel control system 3 that allows for better road performance. With MIVAC engines fitted, the car consumes less fuel. In addition, its fitted with very effective traction and brake technologies. The SUV is quite easy to navigate and park, given its light built. Most young couples choose it for traveling long distances.

With new wheels and grille fitted inside the new version, the Outlander has outsmarted all its competitors already. The fresh new grille lends a cool look to the car. The model has been given an upgrade in the form of stylish steering wheel, smart upholstery that’s leather finished and a user friendly display screen.

A 2.4 liter four cylinder will give 24 mpg when driven in cities, while for highway driving, it will give 32 mpg. It also gives the users the option to use a five speed manual or CVT. There is an all wheel drive feature that’s offered for both types of engines.

Exteriors of Mitsubishi Outlander Sport

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Mitsubishi Outlander Sport Exterior

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Mitsubishi Outlander Sport 2016 has been given a makeover in many areas. The front end now looks improved and quite stylish. Moreover, it has been lent chrome accents on its front grille, and now comes equipped with LED trail lights. Other addons include : automatic heated side view mirrors and safety systems. The Mitsubishi Outlander Sport has been given a handsome looking wheel design.

Customers buying the Outlander Sport will also get power door mirrors, turn signal indicator mirrors, bumpers in the same color as that of the body and spoiler. It also comes fitted with rear cargo liftgate. The whole body looks sculpted with clean cut door handles, big size of wheels. The model looks suave with taillights that are neatly wrapped around the body and an optional rack on the roof for such people that wish to travel long distances. Its perfect for placing heavy luggage.

2016 Mitsubishi Outlander Interior

Mitsubishi Outlander Interior
Mitsubishi Outlander Interior

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The interior of the Mitsubishi Outlander Sport is bestowed with a black leather look. With heated seats and a stylish steering wheel as new features, the car offers for a comfy travel. In addition to these, the Outlander Sport is also fitted with good quality armrests and foldable seats in the second row. Recent additions include reduced cabin noise.

The interiors are quite stylishly built and look appealing to the eyes. With comfortable front seats, the car is a darling for passengers going for long journeys. The rear seats can comfortably accommodate two persons, though three can fit in too, but tightly. The cargo space may not be sufficient, but once the rear seats are folded, you can make way for keeping luggage. The leather steering wheel cover packs in quite a punch as does the shift knob. While, your seats are wrapped up in leather upholstery, there is also an option to choose the SE Touring Package that’s offered additionally. The verdict given by most customers regarding its interiors is – “do not look for luxury, rather see the comforts inside the Sport”.

Features in the Mitsubishi Outlander Sport

Mitsubishi Outlander Interior
Features in the Mitsubishi Outlander Sport

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Some excellent features in the Outlander Sport include 10 years warranty period that allows one to use it for many years. This warranty makes it an exceptional buy for customers. There are three types of options available to buyers, namely, 10 year per 100,000 miles for powertrain, 5 year per 60,000 miles for new vehicles and 7 year per 100,000 miles for anti corrosion or perforation warranty. These warranties are enough to offer you a worry free time with your Outlander.

The SUV is equipped with a rear view camera system that offers drivers a clear view when taking the car on a reverse mode. With its sleek built, and this camera system, it becomes easier for parking and navigating through cramped parking spaces. There is a feature called Active Stability Control 4 that offers a good grip to the tires, thereby, making it easy for drivers to maneuver. In case there is a wheel slip, this system coordinates with the anti brake system of the car that controls the motion and prevents any accident.

For preventing life threatening situations, the car has a built in reinforced impact safety evolution system, also known as RISE. The touchscreen is 7 inches and offers high definition services. Also included are features like road speed limits, mapcare along with map updates and 3D mapping system. You also get to receive a detailed account of driving instructions in case you are undertaking long journeys and are not sure of the places that you are to visit enroute. There is also an inbuilt Diamond Lane Guidance system for tracking the fastest routes available.

Another noteworthy feature includes a Premium Rockford Fosgate Sound System loaded with 9 speakers, dual voice subwoofer, offering 710 watts of rich and clear music. Along with it, you also get to enjoy the Digital Signal Processing and PremiDIA Wide Surround for deep listening.

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Safety features of Mitsubishi Outlander Sport

Mitsubishi Outlander Sport
Safety features of Mitsubishi Outlander Sport

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The Outlander Sport is one of the safest car models manufactured by Mitsubishi. The car is fitted with automatic rain sensory wipers on the windshield that get activated as soon as it starts raining. The wipers are auto controlled to adjust their speed accordingly. Instead of manually switching on and off the wiper buttons, all you need is switch on the auto wiper system to do the task all by itself. The body is built on RISE standards that allows for greater absorption of energy when the vehicle is hit in times of high impact collisions or accidents. Also, you will get to use the 7 airbag safety system installed in the car. Apart from the usual airbags offered, you also get one under the driver’s side dashboard that offers him full protection in times of accidents.


Mitsubishi Outlander Sport Competitors
2016 Dodge Journey

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There are two noteworthy rival car companies that are making head waves parallel to the Outlander Sport. One is Dodge Journey and the second one is Nissan Rogue that are selling equally good. In comparison to the Outlander, the above two cars can seat five passengers only. Also, the warranty period of these two models is five years, unlike the Outlander (10 years).


Mitsubishi Outlander Sport
Mitsubishi Outlander Sport

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The Outlander is a great buy for all those that are looking forward for high performance and affordable price. Most attractive feature is its 10 year warranty period that lends it a tag of excellency! If customers are looking forward to own a stylish model that’s endowed with state of the art technology and features offered at affordable price, then the Sport is their ultimate option. Also, the comfortable maneuverability while reversing makes it a darling among other cars. A great buy for young drivers, so go for it!