The 2012 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport is a compact SUV powered by a 2.0-liter 4-cylinder engine that produces 148 hp and 145 lb-ft of torque. The standard FWD drivetrain can be paired with a 5-speed manual or CVT automatic while the optional AWD is solely available with the CVT transmission. Fuel mileage falls within an EPA estimated range of 23 mpg city to 31 mpg highway, depending on drivetrain and transmission selection. Features include 18-inch wheels, HID headlights, panoramic glass roof, hands-free phone capabilities, push button start, rear-view back-up camera, premium 9-speaker audio system, and 40GB HDD navigation. Safety is comprised of seven airbags, all-wheel control, active stability control, anti-lock braking, and brake override. The Outlander Sport is backed by a 5-year/60,000-mile warranty.Read more Read less
The Mitsubishi Outlander Sport has been given several updates for the 2012 model year. Increased sound insulation helps cut down on unwanted noise and vibration, while a recalibrated CVT transmission tightens up throttle response and improves acceleration. The ES gets newly redesigned wheel covers while the top of the line SE gets brand new 18-inch alloys. The SE also gets some chrome accents on the interior and an optional backup camera as part of the Premium package.
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The Outlander Sport is Mitsubishi's competitor in the small SUV segment, and while the market is a crowded one, the Sport offers both reasonable performance and great list of standard features. With optional all-wheel drive and seating for five adults, it's a competitive alternative to the Kia Sportage, Nissan Juke, Honda CR-V or Ford Escape.
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