Dare to Compare: The 2017 Mitsubishi Outlander vs The 2017 Toyota RAV4

2017 Mitsubishi Outlander vs the 2017 Toyota RAV4


The crossover segment couldn’t be more competitive than it is now, with each vehicle coming stocked with a plethora of standard features and aggressive designs. While the Toyota RAV4 may sit as a top competitor, the 2017 Mitsubishi Outlander is ready to give the model a run for the road. Check out how these two popular crossovers compare.


Mitsubishi is a brand known for offering some of the most value-oriented vehicles in the industry. That rings true with the 2017 Mitsubishi Outlander and its $23,495 MSRP price tag. By comparison, the Toyota RAV starts at $24,910 MSRP. That’s nearly a $1,500 difference, even when both models are comparably equipped.

Fuel Economy

As though saving nearly $1,500 by buying the Outlander isn’t enough, the popular Mitsuibshi crossover isn’t done just yet. The 2017 Outlander earns up to an EPA-estimated 25 mpg city/27 mpg highway.* The 2017 RAV4 is rated for an EPA-estimated 23 mpg city/26 mpg highway.* While it may not seem like much, a few miles difference can certainly add up over the lifespan of the vehicle.


While there’s only about an inch of difference in the Outlander and RAV4’s wheelbase, the former manages to outperform the competition once again. The 2017 Mitsubishi Outlander features seating for up to seven passengers with up to 128 cubic feet of passenger volume. The Toyota RAV4 seats just five passengers and offers 102 cubic feet of passenger volume.

Take the 2017 Mitsubishi Outlander for a test drive at Carriage Mitsubishi of Gainesville, Georgia!

*Based on EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your mileage will vary depending on driving conditions, how you drive and maintain your vehicle, battery-package/condition, and other factors.

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