Compare 2021 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport vs 2021 Subaru Crosstrek

2021 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport
2021 Subaru Crosstrek
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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
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CVT
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Crosstrek CVT 28 33 $22,348 $23,595
Crosstrek Limited CVT 27 34 $26,411 $27,995
Crosstrek Manual 22 29 $21,108 $22,245
Crosstrek Premium CVT 28 33 $23,318 $24,645
Crosstrek Premium Manual 22 29 $22,078 $23,295
Crosstrek Sport CVT 27 34 $25,027 $26,495
Crosstrek Hybrid CVT N/A N/A $33,201 $35,345
Pricing
Invoice Price
$25,854
$22,348
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$26,745
$23,595
Monthly Payment Estimate
$446 / month
$393 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
4.5
6.0
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2021 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport is a respectable value, but it’s sluggish and dated in most respects. The 2021 Subaru Crosstrek flexes a more potent available powertrain but still prioritizes safety and capability.
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Fuel Economy
City
23 mpg 28 mpg
Highway
29 mpg 33 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Small SUV 4WD Small SUV 4WD
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in)
37.9 38
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
55.5 55.6
Front Leg Room (in)
41.6 43.1
Front Hip Room (in)
52.1 55.1
Second Leg Room (in)
36.3 36.5
Front Head Room (in)
39.4 39.8
Passenger Volume (ft³)
97.5 100.9
Second Hip Room (in)
51.6 55.2
Front Shoulder Room (in)
56.2 56.7
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in)
8.5 8.7
Length, Overall (in)
171.9 176.5
Height, Overall (in)
64.8 63.6
Track Width, Rear (in)
60.6 61.2
Wheelbase (in)
105.1 104.9
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
71.3 71
Track Width, Front (in)
60.6 61
Liftover Height (in)
- 30.9
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
21.7 20.8
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
49.5 55.3
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
21.7 20.8
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
- 29.8
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
- 64.2
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
- 42.9
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
- 32.3
Brakes
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.9 10.8
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.6 11.6
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
15.8 16.6
Steering
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
34.8 35.4
Tires
Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P225/55HR18 P225/60HR17
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P225/55HR18 P225/60HR17
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3263 3188
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 X 7 17 X 7
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
18 X 7 17 X 7
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact Compact
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
130 130
Engine
Displacement
2.0 L/122 2.0 L/122
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
148 @ 6000 152 @ 6000
Engine Type
Regular Unleaded I-4 Regular Unleaded H-4
Fuel System
Sequential MPI Gasoline Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
145 @ 4200 145 @ 4000
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
26 30
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
29 33
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
23 28
Transmission
Drivetrain
Four Wheel Drive All Wheel
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
1.96 4.38
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Trans Description Cont.
CVT w/OD CVT w/OD
First Gear Ratio (:1)
2.63 - 0.38 4.07 - 0.84
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
6.03 3.90
Trans Type
1 8
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.67
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.56
Summary
Body Style
AWC Sport Utility
Vehicle Name
Mitsubishi Outlander Sport Subaru Crosstrek
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut Strut
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
6.8 5.9
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- 150
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- 150
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- 1500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- 1500
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)
- 1500
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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2021 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport
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