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2015 Mitsubishi Outlander vs. 2014 Toyota FJ Cruiser Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
Rear passengers will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Mitsubishi Outlander than in the Toyota FJ Cruiser. The Toyota FJ Cruiser will be a hit with tall drivers and their front seat passengers, since it has greater front head- and legroom than the Mitsubishi Outlander.

Convenience
The Mitsubishi Outlander requires fewer stops at the gas station than the Toyota FJ Cruiser, making it more convenient to drive.

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). When looking only at MSRP, the Mitsubishi Outlander will have less of an impact on your bank account than the Toyota FJ Cruiser. 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 Mitsubishi Outlander and the Toyota FJ Cruiser have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
Since the Mitsubishi Outlander is much slimmer than the Toyota FJ Cruiser, it'll be much easier to find a wide enough space in a crowded parking lot. When looking at overall length, the Mitsubishi Outlander takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Toyota FJ Cruiser.

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

Handling
The Mitsubishi Outlander has a significantly smaller turning radius than the Toyota FJ Cruiser, allowing you to much more easily maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
In terms of towing capacity, the Toyota FJ Cruiser 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 Toyota FJ Cruiser.

Utility
The Mitsubishi Outlander offers greater seating capacity than the Toyota FJ Cruiser, making it a better choice for those who find themselves chauffeuring others around. The Mitsubishi Outlander has less cargo space than the Toyota FJ Cruiser, which is okay if you don't need to move a lot in one trip.

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


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2015 Mitsubishi
Outlander

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MSRP*: $23,195 - $28,195

2014 Toyota
FJ Cruiser

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MSRP*: $27,680 - $29,270
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Low APR Loan: As low as 0.00% --
Lease Incentive: As low as 5.14% --
City MPG: 20 - 25 16 - 17
Highway MPG: 28 - 31 --
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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Not Tested Good
Invoice*: $22,422 - $27,256 $25,743 - $27,221

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