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2021 Ford EcoSport vs. 2021 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport Review

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2021 Ford
EcoSport

MSRP*: $20,395 to $28,345
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2021 Mitsubishi
Outlander Sport

MSRP*: $20,995 to $26,995
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Invoice* $19,987 to $27,778 $20,726 to $26,230
MPG - City 23 - 27 MPG 23 - 24 MPG
MPG - Hwy 29 MPG 28 - 30 MPG
Seating Capacity 5 seats 5 seats
Cargo Space 50.0 ft3 49.5 ft3
Engine I-3, Inline-4 Inline-4
Transmission Auto Manual Auto Manual
Drivetrain Four-wheel, Front-wheel Four-wheel, Front-wheel
Horsepower 123 - 166 hp 148 - 168 hp
Towing Capacity 1,400 - 2,000 lbs Info not available
Exterior Length 161.3 in 171.9 in
Exterior Width 69.5 in 71.3 in
Leg Room Front 42.9 in
Rear 36.7 in
Front 41.6 in
Rear 36.3 in
Head Room Front 39.6 in
Rear 37.5 in
Front 39.4 in
Rear 37.9 in
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). The Ford EcoSport is somewhat more expensive than the Mitsubishi Outlander Sport. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Destination Charge for the Ford EcoSport is much higher than that for 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.

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.

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

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.