2011 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport Specs and Review


2011 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport redWhen you see a logo on the body that say “sport”, the assumption is that the vehicle in question will offer some kind of improvements in performance, power, handling, or perhaps both. Unfortunately the 2011 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport takes some liberties with their expectations, because there is no excess performance over any in-class small crossover vehicle. Have fun, but performance is not affordable. 2011 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport share many basic concepts mechanical with the Mitsubishi Outlander, but is shorter in length and less height 14.6 inches 2 inches. (Maybe they should have called the Outlander short otherwise.)

As a result, the Outlander Sport lost the third row Outlander, along with approximately 33% of the load capacity of big brother. Outlander Sport price shrank 33% also, but we were not impressed with the performance of the average utility and the skeleton. But if it is about the price that you have to worry, you’ll be interested to know that the 2011 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport lowering prices by the partisans of the Toyota RAV4 and the Honda CR-v $3,000 and the Chevrolet Equinox for another $1,000. Of course, it is fair to say that the competition will have a better world with more space and repair vehicles. Foreign Evo-aggressive style could be a selling point, but the new Kia Sportage also sharply, style, the price is with Mitsubishi and more sportiness to it also.


2011 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport mpgIn the end, the 2011 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport grew suddenly (not sport), and we recommend that you first check the competition. Connect the test vehicle Mitsubishi Outlander Sport 2011 is the engine of 2.0 liter inline-4 that produces 148 horsepower and 145 pound-feet of torque. Interestingly, it has a five speed manual transmission, is rare among crossover – despite the transmission continuously variable (CVT) is available. This is the amount of energy that is useful as a variable valve timing generates a wide range of output power, but this machine is overwhelmed by the Outlander Sport 3.009 pounds.

In the instrumented test, the Outlander Sport accelerate from standing, the 60 km/h in 7.5 seconds, which is only slightly faster than the other crossover in this segment. From 141 feet stop requiring speed, which is approximately 15 feet longer than its competitors and may represent the difference between the increase in heart rate and a Cap. Although the nickname of “sport”, the Outlander is trails of competition when it comes to handling, which weave through the slalom 59 mph and pull 0.74 g on the skid pad.

MPG on The Highway

2011 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport blackWhile we appreciate the fact that the Outlander Sport fuel efficiency was estimated by the EPA to be a city of 25 and 31 mpg on the highway, inline-4 engine felt that it was struggling to bring the Outlander Sport to increase speed. Slow downshift cars requires aggressive with tasty stepping on the accelerator, the order in which accompanied the moaning cowlike under the hood. When going into the corners, high crossover also rolls much e did little to instill confidence, inspiring many of driving.

Fortunately the 2011 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport will at least give you a reasonable amount of comfort to the extended drive. Wind and road noise was fun off and moderate imperfections in the road refused to smooth ride overall. The front seats well formed, with plenty of head – and space for adults. Tilt and telescopic steering wheel (first for Mitsubishi) ensure a comfortable ride for short position and height is the same. Rear seat has a little less than expected, while its flat bottom of the pillow is designed to help provide a flat load floor and folding seats. The average adult should be discovered very comfortable rooms.

Standards of Safety

2011 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport white2011 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport will be the needs of typical intersection of the owner, but we doubt that it will exceed expectations. The outside front and rear visibility is adequate, although the bulk of the pillar thanks to more stringent standards of safety accident as well as the type of installation of curtain airbags. Calibers are placed on the driver’s vision and a glance is read by just. The design for the control of AIR CONDITIONING and logical audio and all within walking distance. We are pleased to find that even the model base comes with an activation fuse box Mitsubishi Outlander Sport system for audio and phone controls functions. The sound quality of the audio system it is not impressive at all, but at least that the USB connector is included to allow you to connect your iPod or other mobile device.

This is the new mini Mitsubishi SUV. Share with 105.1 inches wheelbase with the larger Outlander Sport is distinguished with two seats, Outlander offers tres-la total length of which 14.6 inches shorter and an engine, naturally aspirated four cylinder 2.0 engine litres producing 145 horsepower and 148 lb-ft of torque. Sink the small class sport-ute, the Outlander Sport is very important for Mitsubishi as the struggle to remain viable in the United States.

Manual Transmission

2011 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport parkingThanks to the pounds of soil heavy 3046 little one, unit, manual transmission, Outlander Sport tested here is fast by the standards of its kind, took 8.3 seconds to reach 60 mph and reached the quarter-mile in 16.5 seconds 85 mph compared with the last year tested Outlander all-wheel-drive models equipped with CVT, bring an extra 300 pounds — this one a cut of 1.6 seconds of sprint and 60 1.4 seconds of the quarter and a faster speed by 6 mph trap. 70 mph braking led to 174, which would have been tops of small-ute comparison test our latest.

The suspension, which is not very comfortable not too strong, the Outlander Sport is good for cruising in a straight line. Although we appreciate the relative sharpness and the feel of the Steering, the Outlander rack suffered waves into something larger than the average Grand Marquis roller speed curves. Snowy Skidpad lock write the purpose of image manipulation, but figure compensates for previous test mediocrity g 0.80. We appreciate that the manuals offer Mitsu, and despite a long shot, it is in stock.

Aggressive and Interesting

2011 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport usedOutlander Sport ES is a part of transport fairly cheap and makes sacrifices none other vehicles in the segment. Veneer has aggressive and interesting, but the example here 16-inch steel wheels tested using a cheaper cover that looked like they came from a flea market. Black hard plastic interior, endless low level was not much better. And the only machine has only 148 hp, while most competitors offer at least 170 HP at the same price. If you are in the market for an SUV with manual and dynamic transmission capable, that it would be wise to check the Hyundai Tucson and Kia Sportage, with 176 horsepower, smooth inside and outside, satisfying the talent from budget level of less than $20,000.

Our test vehicle was the ice is as basic as the Outlander Sport come at a price of decals $19,275. Standard equipment includes AIR CONDITIONING, power windows and locks, and telescoping wheel steering, antilock, stability control, Hill Start assistance, Bluetooth connectivity and keyless entry. The Outlander Sport package bag seven airbags, including driver knee. The buyer has only some options, including a navigation system with disk hard 40 GB unit for $2150, exterior sport package a $995 to gussies out with a spoiler and chrome trim (but keeping the sad Hubcaps), package of $340 for interior lighting LED, plus some accessories installed by the port. Most of the buyers will be compared with $1000 for CVT.

Combining Style

2011 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport trendyGiven the State of the dangerous Mitsubishi in United States, we will be disappointed that sports seems to have received idea as well as combining style with parts bin of Lancer Outlander. It is refreshing to see a car make weight at Bay, and we are always happy when there is a choice of a manual, but the factors that are far from being enough for the Outlander Sport that stands out the need of. Mitsubishi Outlander Sport 2011 ranking and scoring is based on the affordable compact SUV category. Mitsubishi Outlander Sport currently has a score of 7.7 out of 10 based on our evaluation of the data and research sheet 35 elements using various sources.

New for 2011, the Mitsubishi Outlander Sport offers a spacious interior for five, but those looking for a very smooth ride or sports may also want to consider other options. Critics and Mitsubishi Outlander Sport 2011 debut which has a spacious interior with comfortable seats, as well as a list of standard features quite respectable. However, do not live their name in the sport, as the critics say most lacks the strength and the agility to make it really. Connect the Outlander Sport is a critique of 148 mostly disappointing HP four-cylinder engine.


2011 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport priceOutlander Sport is a lighter version, more vehicle crossover Outlander – about a foot shorter but the same wheelbase, with almost the same overall width and height. But it looks and works differently and with its packaging in paralelo-aparcamiento – friendly, is aimed at people in the city rather than the suburbs. Mitsubishi has devoted most of the sport utility in the Outlander Sport 2011 taco, so it is visible from most angles is more like a high hatch. The probe Rome, front looks good here because cartilaginous isn’t family Outlander and Lancer and it can be confused with serious performance vehicles for people I don’t know. Next, the Mitsubishi Outlander Sport get new veneer, with the fold of the waist which helps keep it looking for bags too, but this vehicle is generally pleasant and disappointing appearance back.

Much weight from the experience, replaced by a more agile and feels more like the sedan Lancer, who also share some basic elements. This was the first Mitsubishi to electric power steering, but they managed to track that I felt almost the same hydraulic unit as they are very good. Outlander Sport 3,100 miles nauticas-libras of weight and is very good the wheel contribute to feel light and nimble, without a doubt, and the unit is less that kind of crossover more compact as the Honda CR-v, Toyota RAV4, Kia Sportage or even, but also don’t want anesthetized as the Scion xB xD aligned or its rules.


It’s a good. 2011 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport is equipped with a continuously variable automatic transmission (CVT) or a manual gear box of five gears, with a 148-horsepower four-cylinder engine, 2.0 liters for all versions. And while the stick can be a good choice, CVT that most come with a slow and disappointing when you want to get into power. In the city, very comfortable, but in the Powertrain feel overwhelmed and boomy (fuel economy wasn’t too impressive). Add to the impression that, far from the noise of the street from inside the cabin. Plastic Interior and upholstery, are better than the Lancer, which is still less, inspiration.

If an inner packaging is no good show very positive on the Outlander Sport. From the inside, I do not think much less than the smaller compact crossovers, such as the Sportage. The front seats are very comfortable, but support and back there is real room for two adults or three children. The rear seat splits 60/40; There is a beautiful plant, low load and more backups include separate, slightly above step through the trunk which will be good for a set of skis. Embedded within the same compound is a folding armrest with two cup holders.


If you can see beyond the Outlander Sport interior and powertrain performance rumbling just adequate, Outlander Sport stands out as a big business, especially for the base models of the front wheel, at $19,275 as destination drive. Model is not even loaded with AWD number, to less than $26000, including audio quality, climate control automatic, seats with heating, mirrors and ceiling of the panorama. However, if you can ignore the road and slow Powertrain, sports is big enough. 2011 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport is basically a short vehicle crossover Outlander, keeping almost the same height and width. It may sound like a recipe for disaster-Pontiac Aztec – style, but the formula of work.

Thanks to a mitigating rough gesture, Outlander Outlander Sport more seem little more than soft, low profile hatch vehicles; But that depends on the angle. Probe Rome, cartilaginous looks so good here, does the family and the Lancer, Outlander and nearly every corner in front, seems very well proportioned. Sheet metal has a little more emotion than the vehicle Mitsubishi, gradually increasing the crease of the waist which serves to modify the design or bags. Behind, the Outlander Sport can be very different; It seems a little more round and thick, and we hope that the designer will give you a tail less anonymous thick front to match.


Inside, the look is familiar; Panel design is essentially the same as the Lancer, although it rose slightly, and the settings from the dashboard and doors are likely to see dark and sports – if a bit boring. 2011 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport is basically a short vehicle crossover Outlander, keeping almost the same height and width. It may sound like a recipe for disaster-Pontiac Aztec – style, but the formula of work.

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