The 2017 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport isn't a true rival to the heavyweights in the class: Toyota RAV4, Honda CR-V, or Ford Escape.
The Outlander Sport isn't refined enough, nor does it offer enough options to keep up with the leaders in the class.
The Nissan Juke can be had with a similar manual transmission, but we've found that model to be more fun to drive.
The Jeep Compass is a similar budget pick, and with similar faults to the Outlander Sport.
The Kia Sportage is all-new, but its fuel economy is a letdown.
The Crosstrek has its powertrain faults, but one of our picks in the class.
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|2017 Mitsubishi Outlander SportBrowse Used Listings||2017 Ford EscapeBrowse Used Listings||2017 Kia SportageBrowse Used Listings||2017 Nissan JukeBrowse Used Listings||2017 Subaru CrosstrekBrowse Used Listings|
|22 MPG City / 30 MPG Hwy||21 MPG City / 30 MPG Hwy||20 MPG City / 30 MPG Hwy||25 MPG City / 33 MPG Hwy||23 MPG City / 33 MPG Hwy|
|Regular Unleaded I-4||Regular Unleaded I-4||Regular Unleaded I-4||Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4||Regular Unleaded H-4|
|Small Sport Utility Vehicles 2WD||Small SUV 2WD||Small SUV 2WD||Small Station Wagon||Small Sport Utility Vehicles 4WD|
|ES 2.0 Manual||S FWD||LX FWD||FWD S||2.0i Manual|
|Front Wheel Drive||Front Wheel Drive||Front Wheel Drive||Front Wheel Drive||All Wheel|
|Sport Utility||Sport Utility||Sport Utility||Sport Utility||Sport Utility|
|Manual w/OD||Automatic w/OD||Automatic w/OD||CVT w/OD||Manual w/OD|
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|2017 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport vs. 2017 Ford Escape||2017 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport vs. 2017 Kia Sportage||2017 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport vs. 2017 Nissan Juke||2017 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport vs. 2017 Subaru Crosstrek|