2020 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport

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$22,595

starting MSRP

Key specs

Base trim shown

SUV

Body style

27

Combined MPG

5

Seating capacity

171.9” x 64.8”

Dimensions

Front-wheel drive

Drivetrain

Overview

The good:

  • Visibility
  • Highway stability
  • Brake-pedal feel
  • High-speed power reserves
  • Front-seat comfort, space
  • Responsive touchscreen multimedia system

The bad:

  • CVT saps engine power at slower speeds
  • Engine and wind noise
  • Numb, uninspiring steering
  • Choppy ride at times
  • Dated interior design
  • Fixed rear-seat backrest is too upright

5 trims

Starting msrp listed lowest to highest price

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Notable features

  • Five-seat subcompact SUV
  • Updated exterior styling
  • 7-inch touchscreen multimedia system standard
  • Front- or four-wheel drive
  • CVT standard
  • Choice of four-cylinder engines

2020 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport review: Our expert's take

What Is the 2020 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport?

The Outlander Sport is Mitsubishi’s smallest SUV. Offered with front- or four-wheel drive, it has room for five and is available with a choice of two engines: a 148-horsepower, 2.0-liter four-cylinder or a 168-hp, 2.4-liter four-cylinder. A continuously variable automatic transmission is standard. The Outlander Sport competes with other subcompact SUVs such as the Honda HR-V, Nissan Rogue Sport and Hyundai Kona.

What’s New on the 2020 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport?

The Outlander Sport gets updated front and rear styling that includes new bumpers, a new hood and new fenders. There are also new LED headlights.

What Features in the 2020 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport Are Most Important?

The base ES model comes standard with a 7-inch touchscreen multimedia system, automatic climate control and 18-inch alloy wheels. Stepping up to the SE trim level adds Apple CarPlay and Android Auto smartphone connectivity, heated front seats and push-button start. SE models also get forward collision mitigation, lane departure warning, blind spot warning with rear cross-traffic alert and automatic high-beam headlights.

Should I Buy the 2020 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport?

The sea of SUVs is getting more and more crowded with offerings from nearly every manufacturer. Mitsubishi continues to be the underdog in the segment with its aging Outlander Sport. Its starting price is attractive, but unimpressive engines and interior quality are enough reasons to give the competition a serious look before buying.

Consumer reviews

Rating breakdown (out of 5):
  • Comfort 4.9
  • Interior 4.9
  • Performance 4.8
  • Value 4.8
  • Exterior 5.0
  • Reliability 4.9

Most recent consumer reviews

4.0

Don't buy don't buy don't buy don't buy don't buy

The engine is subject to a great amount of stress when the cvt programming fails to keep it in the right "gear" circumferential ratio. The involved parties doing their best to convince others that it was our fault for the exhaust valve interfering with the pistons stroke pattern or vise versa.

5.0

Best SUV money can buy.

Dependable suv money can buy. The outlander sport drives awesome and the gas milage isn't bad for being an SUV. Would recommend this SUV for anyone looking for a new suv without breaking the bank.

5.0

I’ve only had it two days and I love it! Upgrade

I had a 2014 Outlander and loved it. This new 2020 is an upgrade in every way! I have driven places I don’t need to go, just because I enjoy driving it so much.

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Safety

Based on the 2020 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport base trim.
Combined side rating front seat
5
Combined side rating rear seat
5
Frontal barrier crash rating driver
4
Frontal barrier crash rating passenger
4
Overall frontal barrier crash rating
4
Overall rating
4
Overall side crash rating
5
Risk of rollover
19.1%
Rollover rating
4
Side barrier rating
5
Side barrier rating driver
5
Side barrier rating passenger rear seat
5
Side pole rating driver front seat
5

Warranty

New car and Certified Pre-Owned programs by Mitsubishi
New car program benefits
Bumper-to-bumper
60 months/60,000 miles
Corrosion
84 months/100,000 miles
Powertrain
120 months/100,000 miles
Roadside assistance
60 months/unlimited distance
Certified Pre-Owned program benefits
Maximum age/mileage
Less than 5 years/less than 60,000 miles
Basic warranty terms
Remainder of original 5 years/60,000 miles
Powertrain
Remainder of original 10-year/100,000 miles
Dealer certification required
123-point inspection
Roadside assistance
Yes
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