Mitsubishi Outlander Sport

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2020
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2020 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport Ratings & Reliability
Freshened for 2020, this shortened version of the Outlander has less rear-seat room and cargo space. Despite the name, when it comes to driving it's not exactly a sporty SUV. Handling isn't that nimble, and acceleration is just adequate. In addition to the 2.0-liter engine, a more powerful 2.4-liter four-cylinder engine is available. The Sport's choppy ride and very noisy cabin further detract from the driving experience. Still, it has a commanding seating position, as well as passenger and cargo versatility. Top-trim all-wheel-drive versions can get expensive enough that the Outlander Sport starts to compete with better SUVs. 2020 updates include styling changes, a new steering wheel design, an 8.0-inch infotainment display with Apple Carplay and Android Auto compatibility, and added advanced safety equipment.
2019
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2019 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport Ratings & Reliability
This shortened version of the Outlander has less rear-seat room and cargo space. Despite the name, when it comes to driving it's not exactly a sporty SUV. Handling isn't that nimble, and acceleration is just adequate. In addition to the 2.0-liter engine, a more powerful 2.4-liter four-cylinder engine is available. The Sport's choppy ride and very noisy cabin further detract from the driving experience. Still, it has a commanding seating position, as well as passenger and cargo versatility. Top-trim all-wheel-drive versions can get expensive enough that the Outlander Sport starts to compete with better SUVs. Recent updates include a redesigned steering wheel, a new 6.1-inch infotainment display, and new fabric for the seats.
2015-2018
2015 Redesign Year
Mitsubishi Outlander Sport 2018
A more powerful 2.4-liter four-cylinder engine arrived for 2015 for this shortened version of the Outlander SUV. It has reduced rear-seat and cargo space. Despite the name, it's not exactly a sporty SUV to drive. Handling isn't that nimble, and acceleration from the 148-hp, 2.0-liter engine is just adequate. The Sport's choppy ride and very noisy cabin further undermine the driving experience. Still, it has a commanding seating position and passenger and cargo versatility. Top-trim all-wheel-drive versions can get expensive enough that the Outlander Sport starts to compete with better SUVs.
Average Retail Price Trade-in Price Reliability Verdict Owner Satisfaction View Local Inventory
2018 $14,650 - $17,275 $12,370 - $15,520
2017 $13,100 - $17,425 $10,885 - $15,770
2016 $12,150 - $15,975 $9,900 - $13,600
2015 $10,350 - $13,775 $8,040 - $11,390
2011-2014
2011 Redesign Year
Mitsubishi Outlander Sport 2014
The Outlander Sport is a chopped version of the small Outlander SUV, with reduced rear-seat and cargo space. Despite the suffix, this is not a fun car to drive. It handles less nimbly than the larger Outlander, and acceleration from the 148-hp, 2.0-liter engine is adequate at best. A choppy ride and a very noisy cabin further undermine the experience. Still, it retains the high seating position and some of the passenger-and-cargo versatility of its larger brand-mate. All-wheel drive comes only with the top-trim version, where the Outlander Sport poorly competes price-wise with sportier and roomier SUVs.
Average Retail Price Trade-in Price Reliability Verdict Owner Satisfaction View Local Inventory
2014 $8,650 - $10,825 $6,320 - $8,420
2013 $7,275 - $9,625 $4,945 - $7,195
2012 $6,650 - $7,750 $4,315 - $5,365
2011 $6,000 - $6,775 $3,630 - $4,380