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2020 Ford EcoSport vs. 2020 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport Review

New 2020 Ford EcoSport

2020 Ford
EcoSport

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New 2020 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport

2020 Mitsubishi
Outlander Sport

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MSRP*
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$19,995 to $27,715
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$22,595 to $26,995
Invoice* $19,595 to $27,161 $21,958 to $26,232
MPG - City 23 - 27 23 - 24
MPG - Hwy 29 28 - 30
Engine(s) I-3, Inline-4 Inline-4
Seating Capacity 5 5
Basic Warranty 3 years/36,000 miles 5 years/60,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating** **** ****
Frontal Crash Rating** **** ****
Side Crash Rating** ***** *****

**Vehicle crash and safety data is provided by NHTSA, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The NHTSA testing was established by Congress to reduce highway deaths and injuries.

*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed are for educational purposes only, do not reflect the actual selling price of a particular vehicle, and do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.

Comparison Review

Comfort
The Ford EcoSport offers rear passengers about the same room to stretch out as the Mitsubishi Outlander Sport, with comparable head- and legroom. The Ford EcoSport offers just a little more front head- and legroom than the Mitsubishi Outlander Sport, making it a little more comfortable for the driver and front passenger.

Convenience
With the Mitsubishi Outlander Sport, you will definitely be making fewer stops at the gas station than with the Ford EcoSport, 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). Whether you pick the Ford EcoSport or the Mitsubishi Outlander Sport, 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. The Ford EcoSport will cost more in terms of transportation costs than the Mitsubishi Outlander Sport.

Dimensions
Since the Ford EcoSport is much slimmer than the Mitsubishi Outlander Sport, it'll be much easier to find a wide enough space in a crowded parking lot. If you go with the Ford EcoSport, you'll have a much easier time finding a large enough space to park than you will with the Mitsubishi Outlander Sport.

Drivetrain
With similar torque, the Ford EcoSport and the Mitsubishi Outlander Sport are about even in transmitting their respective horsepower to the wheels.

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

Performance
The Ford EcoSport has a little more horsepower than the Mitsubishi Outlander Sport.

Utility
In terms of seating, you'll be able to fit about the same number of people in both the Ford EcoSport and the Mitsubishi Outlander Sport. You'll be able to fit about the same amount of groceries in the Ford EcoSport as you will in the Mitsubishi Outlander Sport.

Warranty
The basic warranty of the Ford EcoSport is not as nearly as extensive as that of the Mitsubishi Outlander Sport.