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2021 Honda CR-V Hybrid vs. 2022 Mitsubishi Outlander Review

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2021 Honda
CR-V Hybrid

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2022 Mitsubishi
Outlander

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MSRP*
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$30,560 to $36,350
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$25,795 to $35,345
Invoice* $28,654 to $33,511 $25,465 to $34,346
MPG - City 40 24
MPG - Hwy 35 30 - 31
Engine(s) Inline-4 Inline-4
Seating Capacity 5 7
Basic Warranty 3 years/36,000 miles 5 years/60,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating** ***** Not Tested
Frontal Crash Rating** ***** Not Tested
Side Crash Rating** ***** Not Tested

**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 Honda CR-V Hybrid offers rear passengers about the same room to stretch out as the Mitsubishi Outlander, with comparable head- and legroom. The Mitsubishi Outlander will be a hit with tall drivers and their front seat passengers, since it has greater front head- and legroom than the Honda CR-V Hybrid.

Convenience
The Honda CR-V Hybrid 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 Honda CR-V Hybrid is somewhat more expensive than the Mitsubishi Outlander. 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 Honda CR-V Hybrid and the Mitsubishi Outlander have similar Destination Charges.

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

Drivetrain
The Honda CR-V Hybrid has much lower torque than the Mitsubishi Outlander, which generally means that it won't feel as fast or powerful.

Handling
The Honda CR-V Hybrid 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 Honda CR-V Hybrid for pulling heavy loads. When it comes to horsepower, the Honda CR-V Hybrid has a lot less horsepower than the Mitsubishi Outlander.

Utility
The Honda CR-V Hybrid has less seating than the Mitsubishi Outlander, making the Mitsubishi Outlander the better choice, if you need to chauffeur many passengers. The Honda CR-V Hybrid has less cargo space than the Mitsubishi Outlander, which is okay if you don't need to move a lot in one trip.

Warranty
The basic warranty of the Honda CR-V Hybrid is not as nearly as extensive as that of the Mitsubishi Outlander.