Mitsubishi Outlander Sport vs Kia Sportage

What 2016 SUV Should Be Your Next Vehicle?

Finding the perfect small crossover can be a drawn out and daunting task. With several attractive models to choose from, it can be difficult to determine if a vehicle will be best suited to meet your needs and driving habits.

However, the automotive specialists at Roswell Mitsubishi in Georgia are here to help you see through the smoke. We have compiled an unbiased head-to-head analysis of two of the hottest small SUVs on the market: the 2016 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport and the 2016 Kia Sportage. Continue reading for an intuitive analysis of both vehicles in some of the most important areas.

Fuel Economy: 2016 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport vs 2016 Kia Sportage

With the stylish Mitsubishi Outlander Sport, you'll enjoy fewer stops at the gas station.The Outlander's tank can hold up to 16.6 gallons of fuel, while the Kia Sportage will only hold 15.3 gallons. In addition to the bigger tank, the Outlander Sport has superior fuel economy. The Outlander Sport delivers an impressive 25/31 MPG (City/Highway), but the Sportage lags behind with only 21/28 MPG (City/Highway).

Comforts and Features: 2016 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport vs 2016 Kia Sportage 

The 2016 Mitsubishi Outlander comes loaded with several exciting features that aren't available on the 2016 Kia Sportage. For instance, the Outlander Sport is equipped with standard halogen headlights, all-wheel control, a leather wrapped steering wheel, side-view mirrors with turn signal indicators, and much more. On the other hand, the Kia Sportage lacks many of these features at the base level and some aren't even available on higher trims.

Passenger and Cargo Volume: 2016 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport vs 2016 Kia Sportage 

The Kia Sportage does offers passenger volume at 99.0 cu.ft., while the Mitsubishi Outlander Sport offers a comparable 98 cu.ft of passenger space. The 2016 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport comes with a versatile third row of seating, which allows it to seat up to seven passengers! On the other hand, the Kia Sportage can only seat five passengers.

The Outlander Sport is designed for on-the-go people and versatility. With the second and third row seats folded flat, the Outlander Sport opens up to an expansive 63.3 cu.ft., while the Sportage comes up short at 54.6 cu.ft of cargo volume. With the second row seats upright in both vehicles, the Outlander Sport boasts a spacious 34.2 cu.ft of space. In the same configurement, the Sportage leaves much to be desired with only 26.1 cu.ft of cargo volume.

Price: 2016 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport vs 2016 Kia Sportage

In the end, price is one of the most, if not the single most important factor. Considering the high superior fuel economy, luxury, and cargo volume, most people would expect the 2016 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport to be the more expensive vehicle. However, the 2016 Outlander Sport starts at a surprising $19,595, which makes it an extremely affordable crossover. In contrast, the 2016 Kia Sportage starts out at $22,990.

Contact Roswell Mitsubishi to Experience the 2016 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport!

Get the most bang for your buck in a brand new 2016 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport from Roswell Mitsubishi. We are the premier dealership in North Atlanta, serving Roswell, Marietta, Alpharetta, Duluth, Snellville, Lawrenceville, and surrounding areas of Georgia..

Contact Roswell Mitsubishi today to experience the stylish, dynamic, and fully capable 2016 Mitsubishi Outlander. 



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