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2022 Ford Escape vs. 2022 Mitsubishi Outlander Review

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2022 Ford
Escape

MSRP*: $26,760 to $36,880
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2022 Mitsubishi
Outlander

MSRP*: $26,095 to $35,345
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MPG - City 22 - 44 MPG 24 MPG
MPG - Hwy 31 - 37 MPG 30 - 31 MPG
Seating Capacity 5 seats 7 seats
Cargo Space 60.8 - 65.4 ft3 78.3 - 79.7 ft3
Engine
  • 181-hp, 1.5-liter, 3 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 200-hp, 2.5-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gas/Electric Hybrid)
  • 250-hp, 2.0-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 181-hp, 2.5-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
Transmission 8-Speed A/T, Continuously Variable Continuously Variable
Drivetrain All Wheel Drive, Front Wheel Drive Four Wheel Drive, Front Wheel Drive
Horsepower 181 - 250 hp 181 hp
Towing Capacity 1,500 - 3,500 lbs 2,000 lbs
Exterior Length 180.5 - 181.3 in 185.4 in
Exterior Width 74.1 in 74.7 in
Leg Room Front 42.4 in
Rear 38.9 - 40.7 in
Front 41.7 in
Rear 39.9 in
Head Room Front 40.0 in
Rear 39.3 in
Front 38.8 - 40.6 in
Rear 37.4 - 39.1 in

*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
Passengers in the back seat may find themselves a little more cramped in the Ford Escape than the Mitsubishi Outlander. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between front seat comfort in the Ford Escape and the Mitsubishi Outlander.

Convenience
The Ford Escape requires fewer stops at the gas station than the Mitsubishi Outlander, 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). The Ford Escape is somewhat more expensive than the Mitsubishi Outlander.

Dimensions
The Ford Escape is about the same width as the Mitsubishi Outlander. The Ford Escape is slightly shorter than the Mitsubishi Outlander, which may make it easier to park.

Handling
The Ford Escape has a larger turning radius than the Mitsubishi Outlander, making it slightly more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
In terms of towing capacity, the Mitsubishi Outlander is clearly the choice over the Ford Escape for pulling heavy loads. The Ford Escape has a little more horsepower than the Mitsubishi Outlander.

Powertrain
With its lower torque engine, the Ford Escape doesn't do as good a job transmitting power to its wheels as the Mitsubishi Outlander.

Utility
The Ford Escape has less seating than the Mitsubishi Outlander, making the Mitsubishi Outlander the better choice, if you need to chauffeur many passengers. The Ford Escape has significantly less cargo capacity than the Mitsubishi Outlander.