2023 Hyundai Kona vs. 2022 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport | NewCars.com

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2023 Hyundai Kona vs. 2022 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport Review

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2023 Hyundai
Kona

MSRP*: $22,140 to $30,450
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2022 Mitsubishi
Outlander Sport

MSRP*: $21,795 to $28,045
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MPG - City 27 - 30 MPG 23 - 24 MPG
MPG - Hwy 32 - 35 MPG 28 - 30 MPG
Seating Capacity 5 seats 5 seats
Cargo Space 45.8 ft3 49.5 ft3
Engine
  • 147-hp, 2.0-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 195-hp, 1.6-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 148-hp, 2.0-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 168-hp, 2.4-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
Transmission 7-Speed A/T, Continuously Variable Continuously Variable
Drivetrain All Wheel Drive, Front Wheel Drive Four Wheel Drive, Front Wheel Drive
Horsepower 147 - 195 hp 148 - 168 hp
Exterior Length 165.6 - 166.0 in 171.9 in
Exterior Width 70.9 in 71.3 in
Leg Room Front 41.5 in
Rear 35.2 in
Front 41.6 in
Rear 36.3 in
Head Room Front 38.0 - 39.6 in
Rear 37.8 in
Front 39.4 in
Rear 37.9 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 Hyundai Kona than the Mitsubishi Outlander Sport. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between front seat comfort in the Hyundai Kona and the Mitsubishi Outlander Sport.

Convenience
The Mitsubishi Outlander Sport requires fewer stops at the gas station than the Hyundai Kona, 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). Whether you pick the Hyundai Kona or the Mitsubishi Outlander Sport, it's going to cost you about the same.

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

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

Performance
In terms of horsepower, it's a virtual tie between the Hyundai Kona and the Mitsubishi Outlander Sport.

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

Utility
In terms of seating, you'll be able to fit about the same number of people in both the Hyundai Kona and the Mitsubishi Outlander Sport. The Hyundai Kona has less cargo space than the Mitsubishi Outlander Sport, which is okay if you don't need to move a lot in one trip.