The 2016 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport is a compact crossover SUV that comes in four trim levels: ES, ES 2.4, 2.4 SE and GT. The standard features for the Mitsubishi Outlander Sport ES include 18-inch wheels alloy, heated mirrors, tinted windows rear, Key-less Entry, Air Conditioning, Cruise control, power driver’s seat, rear seat 60/40 split-folding, cloth upholstery, a tilt and telescoping steering wheel leather steering wheel , a leather-wrapped knob, electronic interface Fuse voice-activated Mitsubishi, Bluetooth phone and audio connectivity and a four-speaker audio system with CD player, auxiliary jack and USB / iPod.
2016 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport Features
The 2016 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport ES 2.4 gets the same basic configuration with the improved engine and front bumper black center. The 2016 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport SE gets the same basic equipment such as IT, with the 2.0-liter engine and automatic transmission adds xenon headlamps, fog lights, LED lights, automatic wipers, keyless ignition, automatic air conditioning, improved upholstery, front seats heated, joysticks change, a sliding armrest between the front seats, a rearview camera, a touch screen of 6.1 inches and a six-speaker audio system with satellite radio and HD Radio.
The 2016 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport SE is equipped with several option packages. The Deluxe package includes the leather upholstery and a driver’s seat. The Premium Package includes power driver seat, auto-dimming rear-view mirror, Rockford Fosgate audio Nine-speaker system, a panoramic sunroof, roof rack rails and an adjustable LED mood lighting. The Touring package includes all the features in the navigation Packages, Premium and Deluxe offered.
2016 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport Interior
The inside of the Mitsubishi Outlander Sport rather plain, but you get acceptable materials and measuring instruments and simple operation. The standard voice-activated system allows you to control certain functions, audio and navigation, while the hands on the wheel and eyes on the road. Unfortunately, the center of the screen is low and fitted out of sight, which makes it difficult to see. It often is not to commands and react, making it difficult to use.
Front occupants get medium comfortable seating with a good amount of the head and legs. The 2016 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport, standard adjustable steering column and telescopic steering makes it possible to refine the driving position, but taller drivers may still feel a little tight. The rear seats are not exactly spacious, but young teens and small adults are not suitable complaints. Behind the rear seats 60/40 split are 21.7 cubic feet of cargo space. Fold the two sections down and hold, expands to 49.5 cubic feet. Not much, but it’s average for a subcompact crossover SUV.
2016 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport Powertrains
The 2016 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport comes standard with an inline four-cylinder engine of 2.0 liters, producing 148 horsepower and 145 lb-ft of torque. A5-speed manual transmission is the standard on FWD models ES 2.0-liter and a CVT is optional. Models with the CVT drive and front wheel earn EPA fuel economy estimates of 28 mpg combined (25 city / highway 32), which is higher than the average for a compact crossover SUV. In extensive testing, we found this easy to reproduce figures. Four-wheel drive versions earn 27 mpg combined (24/30). This drops to 26 mpg combined (24/30) with manual transmission and front wheel drive.
In testing, front-wheel drive 2016 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport with the 2.0-liter engine and manual transmission accelerates from zero to 60 mph in 8.8 seconds respectable. One with the 2.0-liter and CVT did in 9.2 seconds.
Also available is a 4-cylinder engine of 2.4L, makes 168 horsepower and 167 lb-ft of torque. Both engines come with front-wheel or all-wheel drive. All other trim levels get a CVT equipped. Steering wheel shift paddles, which simulate a traditional transmission, be included on the 2.4 SE and GT models. Fuel economy for the 2.4-liter engine is almost exactly the same as the standard 2.0-liter engine, as receive four-wheel drive models a combined EPA estimated 27 mpg (25/31), while the all-wheel drive models return 26 mpg combined (24/29). Once again reflects our tests those numbers. In testing, 2016 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport, engine with CVT and all-wheel drive Outlander Sport zero to 60 mph in 8.8 seconds.
2016 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport Safety
In government crash tests the 2016 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport has get 4 out of 5 stars for overall crash protection, with 4 stars for overall frontal crash protection and five stars for overall side crash protection. In Insurance Institute for crash tests on road safety, the 2016 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport has the highest possible rating “Good” in the frontal offset moderate overlap test, side impact and roof strength of the agency. In the frontal offset test small overlap, he received a second-best rating of “acceptable”. The head restraint and seat design earned a “good” for whiplash protection in rear impacts.