Mitsubishi Outlander and Outlander Sport: Twinning or Not?

While the Mitsubishi Outlander and Mitsubishi Outlander Sport may seem like twins, they’re more like cousins. They share the same bloodline, but they have their own characteristics and traits that make them unique. And while we’re fans of both models here at Jim Shorkey Mitsubishi, we narrowed down the differences to help you find which one better suits your lifestyle.

Jim SHorkey Outlander Outlander Sport North Huntingdon

Performance Preference

Both the 2015 Mitsubishi Outlander and Outlander Sport are equipped with efficient, powerful standard engines. However, each powertrain offers different levels of performance output.

Mitsubishi Outlander: Equipped with a standard 2.4L I-4 engine that produces 166 horsepower and gets an estimated 31 MPG on the highway. When properly equipped, it can tow up to 1,500 lbs.

Mitsubishi Outlander Sport: Uses a standard 2.0L I-4 engine that puts out 148 horsepower while getting an estimated 32 MPG on the highway. It is not rated for towing.

Interior Space

As families grow, they typically need more space. Think about your family now and five years from now. How does it look?

Mitsubishi Outlander: Is ideal for larger families who need plenty of passenger space. The Outlander can comfortably seat up to 7 passengers, offering a total of 128.2 cubic feet of interior space and 10.3 cubic feet of cargo volume.

Mitsubishi Outlander Sport: Is great for single drivers and small families. It seats up to 5 occupants with 97.5 cubic feet of passenger volume and can accommodate up to 21.7 cubic feet of cargo behind the second row.


Both the Mitsubishi Outlander and Outlander Sport are fully equipped with a variety of standard features that provide both comfort and convenience. Each of these models comes with Bluetooth hands-free phone connectivity, a USB port for audio playback, and steering wheel-mounted controls. Optional features, like a navigation system and front fog lights, are available for both models as well.

So which Mitsubishi is right for you? Bring the whole family and test one out at Jim Shorkey Mitsubishi on Route 30 in North Huntingdon today!

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