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2022 Mitsubishi Outlander vs. 2021 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid Review

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2022 Mitsubishi
Outlander

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2021 Toyota
RAV4 Hybrid

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MSRP*
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$25,795 to $35,345
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$28,500 to $37,330
Invoice* $25,465 to $34,346 $26,791 to $35,091
MPG - City 24 41
MPG - Hwy 30 - 31 N/A
Engine(s) Inline-4 Inline-4
Seating Capacity 7 5
Basic Warranty 5 years/60,000 miles 3 years/36,000 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
Rear passengers will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Mitsubishi Outlander than in the Toyota RAV4 Hybrid. The Mitsubishi Outlander will be popular with taller drivers and passengers in the front seat, due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Toyota RAV4 Hybrid.

Convenience
With the Toyota RAV4 Hybrid, you will definitely be making fewer stops at the gas station than with the Mitsubishi Outlander, 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 Mitsubishi Outlander will have less of an impact on your bank account than the Toyota RAV4 Hybrid. 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 Mitsubishi Outlander and the Toyota RAV4 Hybrid have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
Since the Mitsubishi Outlander is much wider than the Toyota RAV4 Hybrid, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. For some people, bigger is better. If that's the case for you, then you'll be happier with the Mitsubishi Outlander, which is slightly longer than the Toyota RAV4 Hybrid.

Drivetrain
With somewhat higher torque, the Mitsubishi Outlander transmits power to its wheels a bit more effectively than the Toyota RAV4 Hybrid.

Handling
The Mitsubishi Outlander has the same turning radius as the Toyota RAV4 Hybrid, so they both maneuver the same in and out of tight spots.

Performance
With the Mitsubishi Outlander, you'll be able to pull heavier loads than the Toyota RAV4 Hybrid. In terms of horsepower, it's a virtual tie between the Mitsubishi Outlander and the Toyota RAV4 Hybrid.

Utility
The Mitsubishi Outlander offers greater seating capacity than the Toyota RAV4 Hybrid, making it a better choice for those who find themselves chauffeuring others around. The Mitsubishi Outlander has a roomier cargo area for putting your bags or other items than the Toyota RAV4 Hybrid.

Warranty
You'll have greater peace of mind with the more generous basic warranty of the Mitsubishi Outlander than that of the Toyota RAV4 Hybrid.