If you’re shopping for a new SUV and deciding between a vehicle with two rows or three, you want to compare the 2023 Mitsubishi Outlander vs. Outlander Sport with Victory Mitsubishi! Learn about the differences in engine performance, passenger room, towing capacity, and features.
As you’re about to see, there are more differences between the Outlander and Outlander Sport than just the number of seats. But what are they? After you read our 2023 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport vs. Outlander review and model comparison, we hope you’ll visit our dealership for an in-person comparison and test drive.
Under the hood of the new 2023 Mitsubishi Outlander for sale is a robust 2.5L engine with 181 horsepower and 181 lb-ft of torque that’s capable of towing up to 2,000 pounds. When it comes to fuel economy, the 2023 Outlander delivers an EPA-estimated 24/31/27 MPG (City/Highway/Combined).
The 2023 Outlander Sport has a slightly smaller 2.0L engine with 148 horsepower, 145 lb-ft of torque, and an EPA-estimated 23/26/29 MPG (City/Highway/Combined). A difference between the Outlander and the Outlander Sport is that the Sport is not equipped for towing. If you’re looking for an SUV that can help you get a small watercraft to the launch ramp, we recommend the new Outlander.
The new 2023 Outlander and 2023 Outlander Sport for sale both have safety woven into their design philosophies. The full-size Mitsubishi Outlander comes standard with Active Blind Spot Assist, Blind Spot Warning, Rear Automatic Emergency Braking, and Forward Collision Mitigation with Pedestrian Detection.
The Mitsubishi 2023 Outlander Sport also comes equipped with advanced safety features, such as a Lane Departure Warning, Automatic High Beams, and Forward Collision Mitigation with Pedestrian Detection.
Today’s driver wants to be connected to their contacts, media, and the road ahead. To meet this demand, the new Outlander comes with an available 12.3-inch full digital driver display with customizable screens and the MI-PILOT Assist 2 advanced navigation system, Android Auto™ connectivity, and available wireless Apple CarPlay®.
The two-row Outlander Sport also boasts convenient connectivity, thanks to its available 8-inch Smartphone Link Display Audio system to help you field phone calls and manage text messages. The advanced Smartphone Link Display Audio system allows for seamless audio integration for your Apple CarPlay® or Android Auto™ device.
When it comes to your seating and cargo options, the biggest difference between the 2023 Mitsubishi Outlander and Outlander Sport is the number of seats. The Outlander seats seven across three rows, while the Outlander Sport is a two-row SUV with five seats.
The new 2023 Outlander provides an eight-way power driver’s seat with memory, double-pane windows to reduce noise and vibration, plus an available Triple-Zone Climate Control system that gives all three rows control over their comfort.
Slip into the Outlander Sport if you’re looking for heated front seats to keep you comfortable after filling the 49.5 cubic feet of cargo area with your gear and groceries. The new Outlander Sport five-seater also comes with the FAST-Key Entry System, an available push-to-start system, and automatic climate control.
The biggest difference between the Mitsubishi Outlander and the Outlander Sport is size. The Outlander is bigger than the Outlander Sport. The Outlander has more rows, more seats, and more interior volume. The Outlander also has a more powerful engine than the Outlander Sport.
The Outlander has three rows and seven seats and offers 125.5 cubic feet of passenger room and 79.7 cubic feet of cargo area. In comparison, the Outlander Sport has two rows, five seats, 97.5 cubic feet of passenger room, and 49.5 cubic feet of cargo space.
The Outlander can also tow up to 2,000 pounds when properly equipped, while the Outlander Sport isn’t designed for towing.