Outlander Sport vs. Honda CR-V

The Mitsubishi Outlander Sport and Honda CR-V are compact SUVs that are attractively priced with a full range of features to appeal to everyday family drivers and commuters alike. Though competitors, they both boast an attractive bundle of niceties and ownership experience, but which will reign supreme?


The Outlander Sport offers a variety of vehicle in five trim levels, where the entry levels of ES, SP, BE, and ES are powered by the four-cylinder 2.0-liter engine that produces 145 horsepower. The Outlander GT is powered by the 2.4-liter four-cylinder engine that generated 168 horsepower. The Honda CR-V offers a range of engines that are equally as impressive in terms of power.

The Mitsubishi Outlander Sport offers a variety in terms of transmission types, which can either be manual or automatic, unlike the Honda CR-V that only offers the standard automatic transmission. The Mitsubishi Outlander Sport has a PHEV option. You can buy the ES ADAS (Advanced Driver-Assist Systems), which is less costly and still offer the same practicality as the top-of-the-range vehicles have to offer. The Honda CR-V has a large turning radius; thus, it's harder to handle when maneuvering tight spots compared to the Mitsubishi Outlander Sport.

Passenger Comfort

The rear passenger room for the Honda CR-V can stretch out by reclining while the Outlander Sport is suitable for tall drivers as it offers more room in the driver and the front passenger seat. The Mitsubishi has greater front head-and-legroom than the Honda CR-V. The front and rear rows have a pair of cup holders with bottle holders in each door as well for added convenience.

The Mitsubishi Outlander Sport's outstanding feature is that it is a bargain seven-seater. Additionally, the vehicle interfaces practicality with an elegant design. The Mitsubishi Outlander offers 16.85 cubic feet of boot with the rear seats in place. When you put the seats down, this vehicle offers an impressive 56.79 cubic feet. The Honda CR-V offers a cargo space of 18.43 cubic feet in the five-seaters and an even lesser cargo capacity of 16.67 cubic feet in the seven-seaters.


The Mitsubishi Outlander Sport Exceed has seven airbags, stability, and traction control, ABS, reverse parking sensors, reverse camera, lane-departure warning, active cruise, forward ABE, lane-change assist, lane-change warning, reverse cross-traffic alert, around-view camera, auto high beam, and blind-spot warning. The Mitsubishi Outlander has the ISOFIX points and three top-tether child seat anchor points.

For the Honda CR-V, only the top-of-the-range VTi-LX has advanced safety equipment such as lane departure warning, AEB, adaptive cruise control, and lane-keeping assistance. Similar to the Outlander Sport, the Honda CR-V has ISOFIX points, and the top tether child mounts in the child seats, located in the second row.

The lower trims of Mitsubishi Outlander Sport have more safety equipment compared to the Honda CR-V.


Compared to the numerous features in the Outlander Sport, the Honda CR-V offers fewer features. Typically, you have to pay more for the advance safety kit. The Outlander Sport has among the best warranty in its class.


The Outlander Sport has an excellent infotainment and connectivity system. The Outlander Sport has the Android Auto and Apple CarPlay in all the bases except the ES trim. It also has an 8.0-inch touchscreen in the SP and higher trims. It an optional package in the ES trim.

The Honda CR-V also integrates the Apple CarPlay, which ensures the vehicle is compatible with the iPhone. The Honda CR-V incorporates the premium audio system, a nine-speaker audio system with subwoofers for high-quality sound.

The Outlander Sport provides better technology, safety, and practicality in comparison to the Honda CR-V.

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