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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
5-Door Wagon Manual FWD (Natl)
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
5-Door Wagon Manual FWD 26 32 $17,809 $18,845
5-Door Wagon Automatic FWD 25 32 $18,603 $19,685
5-Door Wagon Manual FWD S 21 28 $18,097 $19,565
5-Door Wagon Automatic FWD S 21 29 $19,199 $20,755
5-Door Wagon Automatic AWD S 20 26 $20,087 $21,715
Pricing
Invoice Price
$17,713
$17,809
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$18,495
$18,845
Monthly Payment Estimate
$308 / month
$314 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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TCC Rating
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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.
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 24 mpg 26 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 31 mpg 32 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification 2WD Sport Utility Vehicle Small Station Wagon
Number of Passenger Doors 4 -
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Head Room (in) 37.9 39.3
Second Shoulder Room (in) 55.7 52.6
Front Leg Room (in) 41.6 41.6
Front Hip Room (in) 52.1 52.3
Passenger Volume (ft³) 97.5 94.2
Second Leg Room (in) 36.3 36.2
Front Head Room (in) 39.4 40.5
Second Hip Room (in) 51.6 43.7
Front Shoulder Room (in) 56.2 53.3
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in) 8.5 5.8
Length, Overall (in) 169.1 171.9
Rear Door Opening Width (in) - TBD - -
Height, Overall (in) 64.2 61.0
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in) 60.0 59.9
Wheelbase (in) 105.1 102.4
Rear Door Opening Height (in) - TBD - -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 69.7 69.5
Track Width, Front (in) 60.0 59.8
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 49.5 -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) NA -
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) NA -
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) - TBD - -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) - TBD - -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 21.7 -
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) - TBD - -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) - TBD - -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) - TBD - -
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (ft³) - 49.4
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³) - 19.8
Brakes
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.9 x - TBD - 10.1
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 - 10.7
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 16.6 13.2
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.6 16.2
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 34.8 36.0
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr rack & pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.3 3.1
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Tires
Front Tire Size 215/70R16 P205/55R16
Spare Tire Size T155/90D16 Temporary
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size 215/70R16 P205/55R16
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs) - TBD - -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - 150
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA 150
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - 1500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA 1500
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3032 2844
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x - TBD - Temporary
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 16 x 6.5
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 16 x 6.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - 5.8
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 130 - TBD -
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 148 @ 6000 132 @ 6000
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas I4
Fuel System MPI EFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 145 @ 4200 128 @ 4400
Engine Order Code 4B11 NA
Displacement 2.0L/122 1.8L/110
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 31 32
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 24 26
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 26 -
Transmission
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High NA -
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.82 0.73
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.58 3.25
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.91 1.90
Trans Order Code 5MT NA
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1) NA -
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.24 4.31
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.03 0.89
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Manual
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low NA -
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.83 3.17
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA -
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.33 1.31
Trans Type 5 5
Summary
Body Style Sport Utility 5 Door Wagon
Vehicle Name Mitsubishi Outlander Sport Toyota Matrix
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.87 0.94
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-Link Torsion Beam
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Stabilizer Bar NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.71 0.79
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Stabilizer Bar NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score 6 -
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year 7.1 6.5
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating - -
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating - -
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver - -
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger - -
Overall Side Crash Rating - -
Side Barrier Rating - -
Side Barrier Rating Driver - -
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat - -
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat - -
Combined Side Rating Front Seat - -
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat - -
Rollover Rating -
 
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