2014 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport Photo
/ 10
On Styling
$11,749 - $23,599
On Styling
If the 2014 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport builds expectations with a sleek silhouette and edgy details; then the drab interior doesn't quite meet them.
8.0 out of 10
Browse Mitsubishi Outlander Sport inventory in your area.


STYLING | 8 out of 10

Expert Quotes:

shares no exterior body panels with its larger sibling

materials and textures are notably better than some of the pieces found in the Lancer line

the only carryovers you'll find are the door mirrors, steering wheel and a few other interior bits
Motor Trend

It's a face that evokes speed and performance, but the rest of the car is a relatively conservative
Automobile Magazine

The 2014 Outlander Sport is simultaneously a lighter, somewhat smaller alternative to the Outlander, and a tall wagon that has about the same overall width and height as the Lancer compact sedan. But thankfully, it doesn't look too much like either of those two models, and it has its own design that looks good from nearly all angles.

The basic look of the Outlander Sport is practical and no-nonsense, but it's been spruced up just the past several model years. Last year, Mitsubishi smoothed over some of the bluntness of the shark-like front-end design, while the look was made just a little neater in back with a new bumper design and blacked-out lower-body trim.

Overall, the Outlander Sport ends up looking more like a tall hatch—sporty from some angles, a bit bulbous from others—and the different sheetmetal than the Outlander, and a rising beltline crease that helps keep from looking too slab-sided. A new rear bumper design introduced last year offers a blacked-out lower-body aero trim to help it look just a little sportier, perhaps.

The dash is clean and upright inside, but your intrigue at first glance might disperse to disappointment upon closer look, as the cabin packs in plenty of drab materials that aren't all that much more impressive than those in the Lancer compact sedan. Mitsubishi has added a little more bright trim, which helped somewhat, and seat materials have been updated. This year there's a new black-leather seating option in the SE Touring Package.


If the 2014 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport builds expectations with a sleek silhouette and edgy details; then the drab interior doesn't quite meet them.

« Prev: Overall Review Next: Performance »
Other Choices Read More
/ 10
TCC Rating
/ 10
TCC Rating
/ 10
TCC Rating
/ 10
TCC Rating
/ 10
TCC Rating
Used Cars
Related Used Listings
Browse used listings in your area

How does the
TCC Rating work?
The TCC Rating is a clear numeric rating value based on a 10-point scale that reflects the overall opinion of our automotive experts on any vehicle and rolls up ratings we give each vehicle across sub-categories you care about like performance, safety, styling and more.

Our rating also has simple color-coded “Stop” (red), “Caution” (orange),
or “Go” (green) messages along with the numerical score so you can easily understand where we stand at a glance.

Our automotive experts then also collect and show you what other websites say about these different aspects of any vehicle. We do this leg work for you to simplify your research process.

Learn more about how we rate and review cars here.

© 2016 The Car Connection. All Rights Reserved. The Car Connection is published by Internet Brands Automotive Group. Stock photography by izmo, Inc. Read Our Cookie Policy.