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2014 Mitsubishi Outlander vs. 2014 Nissan Xterra Review

Comparison Review


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

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Mitsubishi Outlander as you will with the Nissan Xterra, as they are both able to travel similar distances on a tank of gas.

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). Whether you pick the Mitsubishi Outlander or the Nissan Xterra, it's going to cost you about the same. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. In this case, the Mitsubishi Outlander will cost less to deliver to the dealership than the Nissan Xterra.

Dimensions
Since the Mitsubishi Outlander is much slimmer than the Nissan Xterra, it'll be much easier to find a wide enough space in a crowded parking lot. For some people, bigger is better. If that's the case for you, then you'll be happier with the Mitsubishi Outlander, which is slightly longer than the Nissan Xterra.

Drivetrain
The Mitsubishi Outlander has much lower torque than the Nissan Xterra, which generally means that it won't feel as fast or powerful.

Handling
The Mitsubishi Outlander has a smaller turning radius than the Nissan Xterra, allowing you to more easily maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
In terms of towing capacity, the Nissan Xterra is clearly the choice over the Mitsubishi Outlander for pulling heavy loads. When it comes to horsepower, the Mitsubishi Outlander has a lot less horsepower than the Nissan Xterra.

Utility
The Mitsubishi Outlander offers greater seating capacity than the Nissan Xterra, making it a better choice for those who find themselves chauffeuring others around. You'll be able to fit about the same amount of groceries in the Mitsubishi Outlander as you will in the Nissan Xterra.

Warranty
You'll have greater peace of mind with the more generous basic warranty of the Mitsubishi Outlander than that of the Nissan Xterra.


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2014 Mitsubishi
Outlander

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MSRP*: $22,995 - $27,795
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2014 Nissan
Xterra

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MSRP*: $23,390 - $30,320
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Cash Back Rebate: Up to $1,500 Visit Rebate Center
Low APR Loan: As low as 0.00% As low as 1.90%
Lease Incentive: As low as 4.44% As low as 4.20%
City MPG: 20 - 25 15 - 16
Highway MPG: 28 - 31 20 - 22
Engine(s): Inline-4, V-6 V-6
Seating Capacity: 7 - 7 5 - 5
Basic Warranty: 5 years/60,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Safety Rating: Front
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Safety Rating: Side
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Safety Rating: Rear
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Invoice*: $22,024 - $26,621 $22,415 - $28,725

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