2018 Mitsubishi Outlander vs Subaru Forester

Specs at a Glance

2018 Mitsubishi Outlander

2018 Mitsubishi Outlander

Roadside Assistance

  5yr. / Unlimited mi.

Fuel Capacity

  16.6 gal.


2018 Subaru Forester

2018 Subaru Forester

Roadside Assistance

  3yr. / 36,000 mi.

Fuel Capacity

  15.9 gal.

2018 Mitsubishi Outlander vs 2018 Subaru Forester

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Full-sized luxury SUVs have always been appreciated for features such as superb comfort as well as powerful drivability. If you your thoughts about buying a brand new full-sized luxury SUV, focus on the details of this comparative review covering the 2018 Mitsubishi Outlander and the Subaru Forester. Both SUVs are fantastic full-sized luxury SUVs with superior size, large cargo volumes as well as greater seating room and even capacity, and also assure that your SUV features the prestige and comfort of a truly superb luxury vehicle.

Engine Performance

Both the Mitsubishi Outlander and the Subaru Forester possess amazingly powerful motors. These SUVs feature 3.0L V6 cyl and 2.5.0L 4 cyl engines respectively in their largest engine options. The Mitsubishi Outlander features 200 plus horsepower measured at 224 hp @ 6250 rpm, while the Subaru Forester still comes close for a smaller motor with horsepower measured at 170 hp @ 5800 rpm. In addition, the Mitsubishi Outlander features superior drivability due to its superior engine torque 215 ft-lbs. @ 3750 rpm, again surpassing the maximum torque of the Subaru Forester measured at 174 ft-lbs. @ 4100 rpm. The superior acceleration power of the Mitsubishi Outlander is often synonymous with the possibility of better swerving and moving faster than less powerful vehicles.

Warranty

A strong indication of how reliable an SUV will most likely be is by featuring a solid overall warranty. If the vehicle you are considering features a more lengthy and robust warranty than similar SUVs of its category, it can be said that the automaker projected the SUV to hold up throughout its warranty specifications. The automaker can for the dominant majority of the models understand that they will not require extensive repairs throughout the warranty periods that it covers. To the owner of an SUV with a superior warranty, it more often than not, results in less reparation maintenance of key items on your SUV, given that basic preventative maintenance procedures are followed which include scheduled oil changes, regular tune-ups, as well as preventative part substitution. The Mitsubishi Outlander and the Subaru Forester feature quite different warranty levels. The Mitsubishi Outlander features a 66% greater basic warranty when comparing both time and miles covered in comparison to the Subaru Forester’s basic warranty. In addition, the Mitsubishi Outlander has a drivetrain warranty lasts 50% longer and covers 66% more miles driven than the Subaru Forester does. Still, the Mitsubishi Outlander goes above and beyond with its roadside assistance that also lasts 66% longer with unlimited mileage, while the Subaru Forester covers up to 36000 miles over the timespan of 3 years. This truly proves that the Mitsubishi Outlander is definitely built to last.

Seating Capacity

Most full-sized luxury SUV owners take pride in how many passengers it can carry. The Mitsubishi Outlander takes the lead in this category with the seating capacity of 7 while only being 3.3 inches longer than the Subaru Forester which only has the seating capacity of 5. Extra seating capacity is almost always the best option.

If you simply have to see for yourself how both the Mitsubishi Outlander and the Subaru Forester compare and which SUV is the best for you, do come to our Carriage Mitsubishi dealership. Our team will be honored to show you how the 2018 Mitsubishi Outlander features great engine performance, and a solid warranty coverage as well as superior seating capacity. This is now your chance to take the Mitsubishi Outlander for a test drive at our Carriage Mitsubishi dealership to see how it stacks up against the Subaru Forester!