|2016 Mitsubishi Outlander||2016 Toyota Highlander|
|10-year/100,000 miles||Powertrain Limited Warranty||5-year/60,000 miles|
|2.4-liter 4-cylinder||Engine Options||3.5-liter V6 and 2.7-liter 4-cylinder|
2016 Mitsubishi Outlander vs 2016 Toyota Highlander
Crossovers have come to dominate the automotive market. In recent years they've begun to replace larger SUVs and minivans as the vehicle of choice for many families. In this 2016 Mitsubishi Outlander vs 2016 Toyota Highlander comparison, we evaluate two superb crossover vehicles. Both offer consumers a spacious interior with a high level of comfort as well as excellent performance to infuse any outing with a high level of driving enjoyment.
In terms of interior comfort, the 2016 Outlander and 2016 Highlander enable driver and passengers to experience a very refined and spacious cabin. One of the most significant improvements to the 2016 Outlander's driving experience is its cabin quietness. With sound-isolating windshield glass, sound dampening inside and out, and re-tuned suspension dampening, engine and road noise has been dramatically reduced. The 2016 Highlander is noted for some great modifications in its interior, including the installation of sophisticated technology such as automatic cruise control, heated seats, electric steering, touch screen interface and a pre-collision system. One advantage the Highlander has over the Outlander is seating capacity, for the Highlander can seat up to eight people, while the Outlander can seat only seven.
Comparing the 2016 Outlander and 2016 Highlander
One of the biggest strengths of the 2016 Outlander is its warranty, which is among the industry's best. It's backed with a 10-year/100,000 mile powertrain limited warranty as well as five years/unlimited roadside assistance. In comparison, the 2016 Highlander has only a 5-year/60,000 mile powertrain warranty and 2-years/25,000 roadside assistance. In terms of performance, the Outlander comes in a 2.4-liter, 4-cylinder engine that generates 166 horsepower and 162 lb-ft of torque. With the Highlander, you have a choice of two engine options, a 3.5-liter V6 and 2.7-liter 4-cylinder, with the larger engine producing 270 horsepower and 248 lb-ft of torque.
The 2016 Outlander and 2016 Highlander bring their own set of strengths and your preferred choice will depend largely about your unique needs. The biggest advantage of the Highlander is the availability of a larger and more powerful engine, while the Outlander provides a superior warranty. If you would like to learn more about these exceptional crossover SUVs, please don't hesitate to contact us here at Continental Motors.