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2017 Kia Sportage vs. 2016 Mitsubishi Outlander Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
Rear passengers will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Kia Sportage than in the Mitsubishi Outlander. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between front seat comfort in the Kia Sportage and the Mitsubishi Outlander.

Convenience
With the Mitsubishi Outlander, you will definitely be making fewer stops at the gas station than with the Kia Sportage, due to its tank size and fuel economy.

Cost
There are a lot of factors to consider when calculating the overall cost of a vehicle. The main consideration is Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). The Kia Sportage is somewhat more expensive than the Mitsubishi Outlander. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. Both the Kia Sportage and the Mitsubishi Outlander have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
Since the Kia Sportage is much wider than the Mitsubishi Outlander, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. The Kia Sportage is slightly shorter than the Mitsubishi Outlander, which may make it easier to park.

Drivetrain
With somewhat higher torque, the Kia Sportage transmits power to its wheels a bit more effectively than the Mitsubishi Outlander.

Handling
The Kia Sportage has the same turning radius as the Mitsubishi Outlander, so they both maneuver the same in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When considering towing capacity, the Kia Sportage is clearly the choice over the Mitsubishi Outlander for pulling heavy loads. The Kia Sportage has a little more horsepower than the Mitsubishi Outlander.

Utility
The Kia Sportage has less seating than the Mitsubishi Outlander, making the Mitsubishi Outlander the better choice, if you need to chauffeur many passengers. The Kia Sportage has less cargo space than the Mitsubishi Outlander, which is okay if you don't need to move a lot in one trip.

Warranty
The Kia Sportage comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Mitsubishi Outlander.

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Compare the 2017 Kia Sportage and the 2016 Mitsubishi Outlander.

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2017 Kia
Sportage

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MSRP*: $22,990 - $34,000

2016 Mitsubishi
Outlander

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MSRP*: $22,995 - $30,995
Cash Back Rebate: Visit Rebate Center Up to $500
Low APR Loan: As low as 0.90% As low as 0.00%
Lease Incentive: As low as 4.80% As low as 0.80%
City MPG: 20 - 22 20 - 25
Highway MPG: 23 - 29 27 - 31
Engine(s): Inline-4 Inline-4, V-6
Seating Capacity: 5 - 5 7 - 7
Basic Warranty: 5 years/60,000 miles 5 years/60,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating
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Frontal Crash Rating
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Side Crash Rating
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Invoice*: $22,101 - $32,188 $22,229 - $29,962

Days On Lot: Comparing Ease of Negotiation

Days on Lot measures the average number of days a model sits on a dealer's lot before it's sold. This is one predictor of a dealer's willingness to negotiate.

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*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.