2017 Toyota Rav4 vs. 2017 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport

The SUV segment has grown in popularity over the past few years, which means that several brands have been putting careful consideration into new models. This is good news for those shopping within the segment, because there are more high quality models than ever! Toyota and Mitsubishi are two of the auto world’s largest brand names and they both offer very solid SUV models. If you’re curious to learn what happens when we put the 2017 Toyota Rav4 vs the Mitsubishi Outlander Sport, read on!

Each model comes in at a reasonable price for what is offered. The Toyota begins at a slightly higher price point, but it also includes several more cubic feet of space (mainly seen in the cargo area). Each model offers a reasonably powerful base engine - the Toyota’s offering 176 horsepower and the Mitsubishi’s outputting 148. Depending on the price point and what you’re willing to settle for in terms of power, you may have already made your decision. If not, there’s more! 

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2017 Toyota Rav4 vs. 2017 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport
$25,850 MSRP $20,690
2.5-Liter Inline 4 Base Engine 2.0-Liter Inline 4
23/30 (City/HWY) Fuel Economy 23/29 (City/HWY)
15.9 Gallons Fuel Capacity 16.6 Gallons

Fuel economy rating and capacity

One of the biggest things that shoppers are probably looking for is efficiency. While SUVs haven’t been historically efficient, both Toyota and Mitsubishi have made leaps and bounds in that area. Each model gets around 23 miles per gallon in the city, and the Toyota comes in slightly higher with 30 on the highway. While Toyota may take the cake for efficiency ratings, the Mitsubishi can carry a bit more fuel. This means that there could potentially be less trips to the gas station and more time spent in the new SUV model.

Questions regarding either of the models in this comparison can be directed to the friendly staff at Continental Motors. Don’t forget to stop by for a test drive!

2017 Toyota Rav4 cargo space
2017 Toyota Rav4 sunroof
2017 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport cargo space
2017 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport rear

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