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2021 MINI Countryman vs. 2020 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV Review

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2021 MINI
Countryman

MSRP*: $29,100 to $41,500
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2020 Mitsubishi
Outlander PHEV

MSRP*: $36,295 to $41,695
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Invoice* $25,250 to $38,380 $35,087 to $40,307
MPG - City 23 - 26 MPG Info not available
MPG - Hwy 30 - 33 MPG Info not available
Seating Capacity 5 seats 5 seats
Cargo Space 47.6 ft3 62.8 - 66.6 ft3
Engine 134-hp, 1.5-liter, 3 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel), 189-hp, 2.0-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel), 301-hp, 2.0-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel) 117-hp, 2.0-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Plug-In Electric/Gas)
Transmission 7-Speed A/T, 8-Speed A/T 1-Speed A/T
Drivetrain All Wheel Drive, Front Wheel Drive Four Wheel Drive
Horsepower 134 - 301 hp 117 hp
Towing Capacity Info not available 1,500 lbs
Exterior Length 169.8 in 184.8 in
Exterior Width 71.7 in 70.9 in
Leg Room Front 40.4 in
Rear 37.6 in
Front 40.9 in
Rear 37.9 in
Head Room Front 40.5 in
Rear 38.3 in
Front 39.9 - 40.6 in
Rear 38.1 - 38.3 in
Basic Warranty 4 years/50,000 miles 5 years/60,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating** Info not available *****
Frontal Crash Rating** Info not available ****
Side Crash Rating** Info not available *****

**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 MINI Countryman offers rear passengers about the same room to stretch out as the Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV, with comparable head- and legroom. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between front seat comfort in the MINI Countryman and the Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV.

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 MINI Countryman will have less of an impact on your bank account than the Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The MINI Countryman carries a much lower Destination Charge than the Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV.

Dimensions
The MINI Countryman is a little wider than the Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV, so getting in and out of the car in a crowded parking lot may be a little more of a squeeze. If you go with the MINI Countryman, you'll have a much easier time finding a large enough space to park than you will with the Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV.

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

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the MINI Countryman greatly out-muscles the Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV.

Powertrain
Due to its much higher torque, the MINI Countryman does a much better job of transmitting its engine's horsepower to its wheels than the Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV.

Utility
In terms of seating, you'll be able to fit about the same number of people in both the MINI Countryman and the Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV. The MINI Countryman has significantly less cargo capacity than the Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV.

Warranty
The basic warranty of the MINI Countryman is not as nearly as extensive as that of the Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV.