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Compare 2018 Mitsubishi Outlander vs 2018 Toyota RAV4

2018 Mitsubishi Outlander
2018 Toyota RAV4
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ES AWC
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Outlander ES AWC 24 29 $24,597 $25,445
Outlander ES FWD 25 30 $23,147 $23,945
Outlander GT S-AWC 20 27 $31,171 $32,245
Outlander LE FWD 25 30 $25,274 $26,145
Outlander LE S-AWC 24 29 $27,207 $28,145
Outlander SE FWD 25 30 $24,114 $24,945
Outlander SE S-AWC 24 29 $26,047 $26,945
Outlander SEL FWD 25 30 $25,274 $26,145
Outlander SEL S-AWC 24 29 $27,207 $28,145
Outlander PHEV GT S-AWC N/A N/A $38,952 $40,295
Outlander PHEV SEL S-AWC N/A N/A $33,443 $34,595
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Adventure AWD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
RAV4 Adventure AWD 22 28 $26,781 $28,650
RAV4 Adventure FWD 23 30 $26,126 $27,950
RAV4 Hybrid LE AWD 34 30 $25,743 $27,385
RAV4 Hybrid Limited AWD 34 30 $32,223 $34,280
RAV4 Hybrid SE AWD 34 30 $30,489 $32,435
RAV4 Hybrid XLE AWD 34 30 $27,523 $29,280
RAV4 LE AWD 22 28 $24,366 $26,060
RAV4 LE FWD 23 30 $23,057 $24,660
RAV4 Limited AWD 22 28 $30,439 $32,555
RAV4 Limited FWD 23 29 $29,130 $31,155
RAV4 Platinum AWD 22 28 $34,033 $36,400
RAV4 Platinum FWD 23 29 $32,724 $35,000
RAV4 SE AWD 22 28 $28,461 $30,440
RAV4 SE FWD 23 29 $27,152 $29,040
RAV4 XLE AWD 22 28 $25,386 $27,150
RAV4 XLE FWD 23 30 $24,077 $25,750
Pricing
Invoice Price
$24,597
$26,781
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$25,445
$28,650
Monthly Payment Estimate
$424 / month
$478 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
6.2
7.0
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2018 Mitsubishi Outlander is an affordable three-row crossover that deserves a look from those looking beyond the usual suspects. The 2018 Toyota RAV4 has a lot going for it, including a hybrid model, but you’d be wise to cross-shop its rivals as well.
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Fuel Economy
City
24 mpg 22 mpg
Highway
29 mpg 28 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Small Sport Utility Vehicles 4WD Small Sport Utility Vehicles 4WD
Interior Dimensions
Third Leg Room (in)
28.2 -
Second Head Room (in)
38.4 38.9
Third Hip Room (in)
39.4 -
Passenger Volume (ft³)
128.2 100.7
Second Shoulder Room (in)
56.1 55.4
Front Leg Room (in)
40.9 42.6
Third Head Room (in)
35.7 -
Front Hip Room (in)
52.6 54.3
Third Shoulder Room (in)
51.4 -
Passenger Capacity
7 5
Second Leg Room (in)
37.3 37.2
Front Head Room (in)
40.6 38.9
Second Hip Room (in)
51.7 48.9
Front Shoulder Room (in)
56.6 57.3
Exterior Dimensions
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
71.3 72.6
Track Width, Front (in)
60.6 61.4
Min Ground Clearance (in)
8.5 6.5
Length, Overall (in)
184.8 181.1
Height, Overall (in)
67.3 67.1
Track Width, Rear (in)
60.6 61.4
Wheelbase (in)
105.1 104.7
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
10.3 38.4
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
34.2 38.4
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
63.3 73.4
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.9 11.2
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 11.7
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
16.6 15.9
Steering
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
34.8 36.7
Tires
Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P225/55HR18 P235/55HR18
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P225/55HR18 P235/55HR18
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1500 3500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1500 3500
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)
1500 3500
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
150 350
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
150 350
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3494 3605
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 X 7 18 X 7.5
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
18 X 7 18 X 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
130 -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
620 550
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
162 @ 4200 172 @ 4100
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
2.4 L/144 2.5 L/152
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
166 @ 6000 176 @ 6000
Engine Type
Regular Unleaded I-4 Regular Unleaded I-4
Fuel System
Sequential MPI Sequential MPI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
24 22
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
26 25
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
29 28
Transmission
First Gear Ratio (:1)
2.63 - 0.38 3.30
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
6.03 4.07
Trans Type
1 6
Drivetrain
Four Wheel Drive All Wheel
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
1.96 4.15
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Trans Description Cont.
CVT w/OD Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.61
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
- 1.42
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.71
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
- 1.90
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 1.00
Summary
Vehicle Name
Mitsubishi Outlander Toyota RAV4
Body Style
AWC Sport Utility
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
6.7 7.1
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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