2019 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV vs. 2020 Subaru Crosstrek Hybrid | NewCars.com

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2019 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV vs. 2020 Subaru Crosstrek Hybrid Review

New 2019 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV

2019 Mitsubishi
Outlander PHEV

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New 2020 Subaru Crosstrek Hybrid

2020 Subaru
Crosstrek Hybrid

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MSRP*
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$35,795 to $41,495
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$35,145
Invoice* $34,603 to $40,114 $33,016
MPG - City N/A N/A
MPG - Hwy N/A N/A
Engine(s) Inline-4 Horizontal
Seating Capacity 5 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 PHEV than in the Subaru Crosstrek Hybrid. The Subaru Crosstrek Hybrid offers just a little more front head- and legroom than the Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV, offering the driver and front passenger a bit more room and comfort.

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 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV or the Subaru Crosstrek Hybrid, it's going to cost you about the same. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV will cost more in terms of transportation costs than the Subaru Crosstrek Hybrid.

Dimensions
The Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV is about the same width as the Subaru Crosstrek Hybrid. For some people, bigger is better. If that's the case for you, then you'll be happier with the Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV, which is slightly longer than the Subaru Crosstrek Hybrid.

Drivetrain
With similar torque, the Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV and the Subaru Crosstrek Hybrid are about even in transmitting their respective horsepower to the wheels.

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

Performance
When considering towing capacity, the Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV is clearly the choice over the Subaru Crosstrek Hybrid for pulling heavy loads. The Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV has a little less horsepower than the Subaru Crosstrek Hybrid.

Utility
In terms of seating, you'll be able to fit about the same number of people in both the Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV and the Subaru Crosstrek Hybrid. With the Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV, you'll be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the Subaru Crosstrek Hybrid.

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