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2011 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport Change
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Selected Style 2WD 4-Door Manual ES
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2WD 4-Door Manual ES 24 31 $17,713 $18,495
2WD 4-Door CVT ES 25 31 $18,672 $19,495
2WD 4-Door CVT SE 25 31 $20,778 $21,695
AWD 4-Door CVT SE 24 29 $22,024 $22,995
2WD 4-Door Base
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2WD 4-Door Base 21 29 $17,930 $18,295
2WD 4-Door LX 22 31 $19,610 $20,295
2WD 4-Door EX 22 31 $21,870 $23,295
4WD 4-Door LX 21 28 $21,060 $21,795
4WD 4-Door EX 21 28 $23,280 $24,795
2WD 4-Door SX 22 27 $24,070 $25,795
AWD 4-Door SX 21 25 $25,470 $27,295
Pricing
Invoice Price
$17,713
$17,930
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$18,495
$18,295
Monthly Payment Estimate
$308 / month
$305 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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TCC Rating
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TCC's Bottom Line The 2011 Outlander Sport is a pleasant, nimble, and versatile runabout for the city, but road noise and a sluggish powertrain make it a less-than-ideal pick if you do a lot of highway driving. Kia hits game reset, and gives the 2011 Sportage an appealing new look and feel.
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 24 mpg 21 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 31 mpg 29 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification 2WD Sport Utility Vehicle 2WD Sport Utility Vehicle
Number of Passenger Doors 4 -
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in) 51.6 49.1
Front Shoulder Room (in) 56.2 56.7
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Head Room (in) 37.9 38.5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 55.7 55.1
Front Leg Room (in) 41.6 41.4
Front Hip Room (in) 52.1 53.7
Passenger Volume (ft³) 97.5 100.0
Second Leg Room (in) 36.3 37.9
Front Head Room (in) 39.4 39.1
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in) 60.0 63.5
Min Ground Clearance (in) 8.5 6.8
Length, Overall (in) 169.1 174.8
Rear Door Opening Width (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Height, Overall (in) 64.2 64.4
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in) 60.0 63.6
Wheelbase (in) 105.1 103.9
Rear Door Opening Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 69.7 73.0
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 49.5 54.6
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) NA NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) NA NA
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 21.7 26.1
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.9 x - TBD - 10.3 x - TBD -
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.6 x - TBD - 11.0 x - TBD -
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 16.6 14.5
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.6 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 34.8 34.7
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.3 2.96
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size 215/70R16 P215/70R16
Spare Tire Size T155/90D16 Compact
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size 215/70R16 P215/70R16
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA 2000
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs) - TBD - -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - 200
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA 300
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - 2000
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3032 3157
Wheels
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 17 x - TBD -
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x - TBD - Compact
Rear Wheel Material Steel Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 17 x - TBD -
Front Wheel Material Steel Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - 7.5
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 130 - TBD -
Engine
Displacement 2.0L/122 2.4L/144
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 148 @ 6000 176 @ 6000
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas I4
Fuel System MPI NA
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 145 @ 4200 168 @ 4000
Engine Order Code 4B11 NA
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 26 24
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 31 29
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 24 21
Transmission
Trans Type 5 6
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High NA NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.82 0.97
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.58 3.42
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.91 1.79
Trans Order Code 5MT NA
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1) NA -
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.24 5.07, 3.74
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.03 1.18
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Manual
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low NA NA
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA 0.83
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.83 3.27
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA -
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.33 1.54
Summary
Body Style Sport Utility 4 Door
Vehicle Name Mitsubishi Outlander Sport Kia Sportage
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.87 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-Link Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Stabilizer Bar Multi-Link
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.71 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Stabilizer Bar MacPherson Strut
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score 6 5
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year 7.1 7.8
 
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