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2021 Hyundai Kona vs. 2020 Mitsubishi Outlander Review

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2021 Hyundai
Kona

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2020 Mitsubishi
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MSRP*
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$20,500 to $29,550
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$24,895 to $33,745
Invoice* $19,899 to $28,264 $24,194 to $32,790
MPG - City 25 - 28 20 - 25
MPG - Hwy 29 - 33 27 - 30
Engine(s) Inline-4 Inline-4, V-6
Seating Capacity 5 7
Basic Warranty 5 years/60,000 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
Passengers in the backseat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Mitsubishi Outlander than in the Hyundai Kona, due to its greater head- and legroom. The Mitsubishi Outlander offers just a little more front head- and legroom than the Hyundai Kona, offering the driver and front passenger a bit more room and comfort.

Convenience
With the Mitsubishi Outlander, you will definitely be making fewer stops at the gas station than with the Hyundai Kona, 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). When looking only at MSRP, the Hyundai Kona will have less of an impact on your bank account 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 Hyundai Kona and the Mitsubishi Outlander have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
The Hyundai Kona is about the same width as the Mitsubishi Outlander. If you go with the Hyundai Kona, you'll have a much easier time finding a large enough space to park than you will with the Mitsubishi Outlander.

Drivetrain
With its lower torque engine, the Hyundai Kona doesn't do as good a job transmitting power to its wheels as the Mitsubishi Outlander.

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

Performance
The Hyundai Kona has a little less horsepower than the Mitsubishi Outlander.

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

Warranty
The Hyundai Kona comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Mitsubishi Outlander.