Mitsubishi Outlander Vs. the Competition


Where Does the Mitsubishi Outlander Stand Amongst its Competitors? Michaud Mitsubishi is Here to Answer!

The time has come for many of you to begin looking into a new SUV and, while you're not looking for something gargantuan like some brands have, you do need something with a lot of interior space and comfort that you and your family can enjoy. Here at Michaud Mitsubishi, we have just the type of mid-sized SUV you're looking for: the Mitsubishi Outlander! This new SUV has all the markings of a very practical investment in your family's future, from fuel efficiency to lots of interior space to the long-lasting warranties that the Mitsubishi brand provides. Whether you're taking on a cross-country road trip or just commuting to Malden, the Mitsubishi Outlander has got your back all the way! In order to prove these exceptional attributes, we here at Michaud Mitsubishi did some research, so you don't have to, and we're here to show you all of the best features of the Mitsubishi Outlander by comparting it side-by-side against a few other worthy competitors in its class!

The Mitsubishi Outlander vs The Chevrolet Equinox

  • Interior Space: The Mitsubishi Outlander is at a clear advantage over most competitors you will see listed given that it is a mid-sized, three-row SUV with a seating capacity for seven passengers and an interior passenger volume of 128 cubic feet, perfect for the growing family in Peabody. The Chevrolet Equinox is classified as a small SUV, seats five passengers (like many other vehicles in this segment) and has an interior volume of 100 cubic feet.
  • Additional Features: The Mitsubishi Outlander sport has a few extra features that come standard in all trim levels and a few that are available, such as front fog lights (optional), dual body-colored folding heated exterior mirrors, front armrest storage and a cargo area cover (optional). Many of these features are unavailable in base trim levels of the Chevy Equinox and some are unavailable from the SUV entirely.

The Mitsubishi Outlander vs The Ford Escape

  • Fuel Efficiency: Like many Mitsubishi models, the Outlander is better suited to save you money on fuel in the long run, gaining an EPA-estimated 25 miles per gallon in the city and 30 miles per gallon on the highway, with a fuel tank capacity of almost 17 gallons. Whereas, the Ford Escape gains an EPA-estimated 21 miles per gallon in the city 29 miles per gallon on the highway and has a fuel capacity closer to 15 gallons. When you're driving in and around the Boston area, you'll definitely notice the difference in fuel economy as you make fewer stops at the pump!
  • Warranty: The warranties provided by Mitsubishi protect your investment for much longer than those of the Ford brand. The Whole Vehicle Warranty covers the Outlander for 60 months or 60,000 miles (whichever occurs first) and the Powertrain Warranty covers the engine/transmission components for 120 months or 100,000 miles. Meanwhile the Basic Warranty for the Ford Escape covers you for 36 months or 36,000 miles and the Powertrain Warranty covers the engine for 60 months or 60,000 miles.

The Mitsubishi Outlander vs The Hyundai Santa Fe Sport

  • Price: Despite both of their statuses as sport utility vehicles, the Outlander brings you much more affordability in its base trim and starts out at $23,940 whereas, the Hyundai Santa Fe starts out more than $1,000 more at an MSRP of $24,950.
  • Fuel Efficiency: While the Hyundai Santa Fe has a slightly higher fuel capacity, the Mitsubishi Outlander gives you much more fuel efficiency in the long run, with its EPA-estimated 25 miles to the gallon in the city and 30 miles per gallon on the highway. Meanwhile, the Hyundai Santa Fe Sport gains about 21 miles per gallon in the city and 27 miles per gallon on the highway.

The Mitsubishi Outlander vs The Nissan Rogue

  • Safety: The Mitsubishi Outlander comes standard with knee airbags, which are unavailable on the Nissan Rogue. Additionally, the Outlander has much higher ratings, with a full fiver0star overall rating by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and a place on the 2018 Top Safety Pick List by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS). The Nissan Rogue has a lower four-star rating by the (NHTSA).
  • Interior Space: The Mitsubishi Outlander seems to have the most interior space to offer over other SUVs in its class, including the Nissan Rogue, which also seats five passengers with an interior passenger volume of 106 cubic feet. The Outlander seats seven passengers with a passenger volume of 128 cubic feet.

The Mitsubishi Outlander vs The Subaru Forester

  • Warranty: As with other SUV models of this class, the warranties provided by Mitsubishi for your new Outlander cover the vehicle for a lot longer with the Whole Vehicle Warranty lasting for 60 months or 60,00 miles; the Powertrain Warranty lasting for 120 months or 100,000 miles; and Roadside Assistance coverage for 60 months with no mileage restrictions. The Whole Vehicle Warranty for the Subaru Forester lasts for 36 months or 36,000 miles; its Powertrain Warranty lasts for 60 months or 60,000 miles and its Roadside Assistance coverage lasts for only 24 months, though it does not have mileage restrictions either.
  • Interior Space: While the Subaru Forester has a decent amount of cargo space to offer, the Mitsubishi Outlander gives you more options for both passengers and cargo, thanks to its three-row seating and 128 cubic feet of interior volume. The Subaru Forester seats five passengers total with 108 cubic feet of total interior volume.

Deciding Between the Mitsubishi Outlander and the Subaru Outback?


While both the Subaru Outback and the Mitsubishi Outlander are excellent vehicles, there are a few reasons why we recommend you try the Outlander here at MICHAUD MITSUBISHI. We know the advantages will give you a great reason to choose Mitsubishi, let us show you how the Mitsubishi Outlander outpaces the Subaru Outback.


Mitsubishi Outlander vs. Subaru Outback


Price: The Mitsubishi Outlander comes at a much lower base MSRP than does the Subaru Outback.

Spacing: The Mitsubishi Outlander sits seven, compared to the Subaru Outback's five; it also has a much larger passenger volume compared to the Subaru Outback.


Warranties: The Mitsubishi Outlander has a more comprehensive new car and powertrain warranty than the Subaru Outback.


The Mitsubishi Outlander has a solid number of features, a large standard touch-screen, plenty of space, and all the optional amenities. You can advance to higher trims and receive more perks, upgrade your engine, and be presented with many more customizable choices. The Mitsubishi Outlander is yours to make your own here at MICHAUD MITSUBISHI.




We can finance you a vehicle in no time here at our dealership. With experts on staff and a variety of tools, we can help you qualify for a Mitsubishi Outlander. Whether loans or leases are in your best interest, we provide expert consultation to help you decide. Further, we pledge to work within your budget to help create a custom plan that's right for you.


Stop on by to schedule a test drive and discover the wonderful merits of the Mitsubishi Outlander. We know this affordable SUV can be the perfect family option that leaves you feeling comfortable with the safety, spacing, warranty coverage, and more, all at a great price. With a brand like Mitsubishi, you can't go wrong.

The Mitsubishi Outlander vs The Toyota RAV4

  • Fuel Efficiency: While many Toyota models are known for their efficiency, the Toyota RAV4 still falls short of the Mitsubishi Outlander when it comes to fuel savings, gaining an EPA-estimated 23 miles per gallon in the city and 26 miles per gallon, combined city and highway. The Mitsubishi Outlander gains an EPA-estimated 25 miles per gallon in the city and 27 miles per gallon, combined city and highway. The Toyota RAV4 also has a base curb weight of 3,455 pounds over the 3,351-pound curb weight of the Outlander; the more lightweight SUV will consume less fuel in the long run.
  • Price: The Toyota RAV4 starts out at $24,660 in its base trim level, which is an increase of over $700 over the $23,945 starting price of the Mitsubishi Outlander.

We Have a Brand-New SUV to Meet Your Needs Here in Danvers!

If our research has you convinced that the Mitsubishi Outlander is exactly the right SUV you need in your life, then you need to come test drive one and confirm it for yourself right here at Michaud Mitsubishi! We're just 20 minutes outside of Lynn, MA at 80 Andover Street in Danvers and our sales team can be reached at (888) 486-0896 to answer any questions you might have. See you soon!



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