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2021 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport vs. 2021 Nissan Kicks Review

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2021 Mitsubishi
Outlander Sport

MSRP*: $20,995 to $26,995
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2021 Nissan

MSRP*: $19,550 to $21,990
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Invoice* $20,726 to $26,230 $18,846 to $21,191
MPG - City 23 - 24 MPG 31 MPG
MPG - Hwy 28 - 30 MPG Info not available
Seating Capacity 5 seats 5 seats
Cargo Space 49.5 ft3 32.3 ft3
Engine Inline-4 Inline-4
Transmission Auto Manual Continuously Variable
Drivetrain Four-wheel, Front-wheel Front-wheel
Horsepower 148 - 168 hp 122 hp
Exterior Length 171.9 in 169.1 in
Exterior Width 71.3 in 69.3 in
Leg Room Front 41.6 in
Rear 36.3 in
Front 43.7 in
Rear 33.2 in
Head Room Front 39.4 in
Rear 37.9 in
Front 40.7 in
Rear 38.5 in
Basic Warranty 5 years/60,000 miles 3 years/36,000 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

Rear passengers will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Mitsubishi Outlander Sport than in the Nissan Kicks. The Nissan Kicks will be a hit with tall drivers and their front seat passengers, since it has greater front head- and legroom than the Mitsubishi Outlander Sport.

Due to the larger tank size and better fuel economy of the Mitsubishi Outlander Sport, you will definitely be making fewer stops at the gas station than with the Nissan Kicks.

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). The Mitsubishi Outlander Sport is somewhat more expensive than the Nissan Kicks. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. In this case, the Mitsubishi Outlander Sport will cost less to deliver to the dealership than the Nissan Kicks.

Since the Mitsubishi Outlander Sport is much wider than the Nissan Kicks, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. When looking at overall length, the Mitsubishi Outlander Sport takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Nissan Kicks.

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

The Mitsubishi Outlander Sport has a little more horsepower than the Nissan Kicks.

With somewhat higher torque, the Mitsubishi Outlander Sport transmits power to its wheels a bit more effectively than the Nissan Kicks.

In terms of seating, you'll be able to fit about the same number of people in both the Mitsubishi Outlander Sport and the Nissan Kicks. With the Mitsubishi Outlander Sport, you'll be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the Nissan Kicks.

You'll have greater peace of mind with the more generous basic warranty of the Mitsubishi Outlander Sport than that of the Nissan Kicks.