What's the Difference Between Outlander and Outlander Sport?

Though the Mitsubishi Outlander and Outlander Sport may seem similar on the surface, there are a lot of minor intricacies that separate the two. The Outlander Sport is lighter and smaller, allowing for faster acceleration. You may be inclined towards the Outlander if you live in the city and need something that accommodates several people.


The Mitsubishi Outlander has a higher torque than the Outlander Sport with larger carrying capacity and more power to its wheels.


The Mitsubishi Outlander has a horsepower of 25 MPG in the city and 31 MPG in the highway, which is higher than the MPG offered by the Outlander Sport at 23 MPG in the city and 28 MPG in the highway.

Seating and Cargo Capacity

The Mitsubishi Outlander has a larger seating capacity with 7 people as compared to the Outlander Sport that seats 5 people. The Outlander has about an inch more space than the Outlander Sport in legroom, headroom, shoulder room, and hip room.

In terms of cargo capacity, the Outlander offers 34.2 cubic feet storage space with all seats up and 63.3 cubic feet with the last row folded down. The Outlander Sport offers 21.7 cubic feet with all the seats up and 49.5 cubic feet with the last row folded down.


The Mitsubishi Outlander has some of the top safety offerings in a car of its range. The standard safety features include brake assist with electronic brakeforce distribution, anti-lock braking system (ABS), seven airbags including a driver knee airbag, child-restraint system, anti-theft alarm, and an anti-theft engine immobilizer. The higher trims equip forward-collision braking, adaptive cruise control, lane departure warning, and automatic high beam headlights.

The Outlander Sport shares several standard safety features with the Outlander, except for the lane departure warning, forward collision braking, and adaptive cruise control, which are optional in the Outlander Sport SEL 2.4 trim.

The Mitsubishi Outlander and Outlander Sport offer several safety options and driving innovations. Visit our dealership in Neptune, NJ to take them out for a spin and choose your favorite, If you live in the cities of Asbury Park, Belmar, or Freehold, we are a short drive away from you.

Source: Mitsubishi