Compare 2021 Hyundai Kona vs 2021 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport

2021 Hyundai Kona
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Limited DCT AWD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Kona Limited DCT AWD 26 29 $26,495 $27,700
Kona Limited DCT FWD 28 32 $25,157 $26,300
Kona NIGHT DCT AWD 26 29 $26,400 $27,600
Kona NIGHT DCT FWD 28 32 $25,061 $26,200
Kona SE Automatic AWD 25 30 $21,257 $21,900
Kona SE Automatic FWD 27 33 $19,899 $20,500
Kona SEL Automatic AWD 25 30 $22,671 $23,700
Kona SEL Automatic FWD 27 33 $21,333 $22,300
Kona SEL Plus Automatic AWD 25 30 $24,440 $25,550
Kona SEL Plus Automatic FWD 27 33 $23,101 $24,150
Kona Ultimate DCT AWD 26 29 $28,264 $29,550
Kona Ultimate DCT FWD 28 32 $26,925 $28,150
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BE 2.0 AWC CVT
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Outlander Sport BE 2.0 AWC CVT 23 29 $25,854 $26,745
Outlander Sport BE 2.0 CVT 24 30 $24,356 $25,195
Outlander Sport ES 2.0 AWC CVT 23 29 $23,853 $24,545
Outlander Sport ES 2.0 CVT 24 30 $22,347 $22,995
Outlander Sport GT 2.4 AWC CVT 23 28 $26,230 $26,995
Outlander Sport LE 2.0 AWC CVT 23 29 $24,825 $25,545
Outlander Sport LE 2.0 CVT 24 30 $23,319 $23,995
Outlander Sport S 2.0 CVT 24 30 $20,725 $20,995
Outlander Sport SE 2.0 AWC CVT 23 29 $25,502 $26,245
Outlander Sport SE 2.0 CVT 24 30 $23,995 $24,695
Pricing
Invoice Price
$26,495
$25,854
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$27,700
$26,745
Monthly Payment Estimate
$462 / month
$446 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
6.3
4.5
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2021 Hyundai Kona wears like statement jewelry, and drives like a bargain. The 2021 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport is a respectable value, but it’s sluggish and dated in most respects.
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Fuel Economy
City
26 mpg 23 mpg
Highway
29 mpg 29 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Small SUV 4WD Small SUV 4WD
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in)
53.3 52.1
Second Leg Room (in)
34.6 36.3
Front Head Room (in)
38 39.4
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Hip Room (in)
52.2 51.6
Front Shoulder Room (in)
55.5 56.2
Second Head Room (in)
37.8 37.9
Second Shoulder Room (in)
54.5 55.5
Front Leg Room (in)
41.5 41.6
Passenger Volume (ft³)
- 97.5
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in)
61.7 60.6
Wheelbase (in)
102.4 105.1
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
70.9 71.3
Track Width, Front (in)
61.4 60.6
Min Ground Clearance (in)
6.7 8.5
Length, Overall (in)
164 171.9
Height, Overall (in)
61.6 64.8
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
45.8 49.5
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
19.2 21.7
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
19.2 21.7
Brakes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12 11.6
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)
11.2 11.9
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
13.2 15.8
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
34.8 34.8
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size
P235/45HR18 P225/55HR18
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P235/45HR18 P225/55HR18
Spare Tire Size
NA Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3256 3263
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
NA Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
18 X 7.5 18 X 7
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 X 7.5 18 X 7
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
130 130
Engine
Engine Type
Intercooled Turbo Regular Unleaded I-4 Regular Unleaded I-4
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection Sequential MPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
195 @ 1500 145 @ 4200
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
1.6 L/97 2.0 L/122
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
175 @ 5500 148 @ 6000
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
26 23
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
27 26
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
29 29
Transmission
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.72 -
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.02 -
Trans Description Cont.
Auto-Shift Manual w/OD CVT w/OD
Drivetrain
All Wheel Four Wheel Drive
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.81 -
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.64 2.63 - 0.38
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.58 6.03
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.83 -
Trans Type
7 1
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.85 -
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
4.70 1.96
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.17 -
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Summary
Vehicle Name
Hyundai Kona Mitsubishi Outlander Sport
Body Style
Sport Utility AWC
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
6.6 6.8
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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