2021 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport

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2021 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport
2021 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport

Key specs

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The good:

  • Outward visibility
  • Highway stability
  • Brake-pedal feel
  • 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 backrest is too upright

6 trims

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Notable features

  • More standard active safety features
  • New Limited Edition model
  • Five-seat subcompact SUV
  • Front- or four-wheel drive
  • CVT standard
  • Choice of four-cylinder engines

2021 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport review: Our expert's take

What Is the 2021 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport?

The Outlander Sport is Mitsubishi’s smallest SUV. Offered with front- or four-wheel drive, it seats 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 like the Honda HR-V, Nissan Rogue Sport and Hyundai Kona

What’s New on the 2021 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport?

New standard active safety features include automatic emergency braking, lane departure warning and automatic high-beam headlights. A new Limited Edition model is based on the ES trim level and features red accent stitching in the cabin and black exterior trim, along with 18-inch wheels. 

What Features in the 2021 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport Are Most Important?

Standard features include:

  • LED headlights
  • Heated side mirrors
  • 60/40-split folding backseat
  • Automatic climate control
  • 7-inch touchscreen multimedia system
  • Bluetooth connectivity

Available features include:

  • Heated front seats
  • 8-inch touchscreen
  • Apple CarPlay and Android Auto smartphone connectivity
  • Satellite radio
  • Push-button start
  • Blind spot warning with rear cross-traffic alert

Should I Buy the 2021 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport?

Mitsubishi continues to be the underdog in the subcompact SUV class with its aging Outlander Sport. Its starting price is attractive, but unimpressive drivetrains, a choppy ride and dated interior styling are enough reason to give the competition a serious look before buying. 

Consumer reviews

Rating breakdown (out of 5):
  • Comfort 4.8
  • Interior design 4.7
  • Performance 4.8
  • Value for the money 4.9
  • Exterior styling 4.8
  • Reliability 5.0

Most recent consumer reviews


Great SUV!

I e have yet to find a car so reliable and comfort to drive. I've had mine for a year and a half and have never had an issue. still looks and feels new. Now my wife wants one!


I didn't want to get out of it.

This suv is more than I could have imagined. I never saw myself in something so nice. I am still smiling☺☺😢😢😢☺☺☺ I feel so good.


This may be the best vehicle I 've purchased

This car has a beautiful color. The interior is beautiful and it has plenty of leg room. There is plenty of space in the trunk area. Beautiful all around.

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New car and Certified Pre-Owned programs by Mitsubishi
New car program benefits
60 months/60,000 miles
84 months/100,000 miles
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
Remainder of original 10-year/100,000 miles
Dealer certification required
123-point inspection
Roadside assistance
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