The 2014 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport is compact crossover Suv that is offered in two trim levels: ES and SE top-of-the-line. The main features of the ES entry-level includes 18-inch wheels alloy, heated mirrors, rear privacy glass, entry keyless, air-conditioning, the cloth Upholstery, 60/40-split-folding rear seats, tilt wheel and its telescoping, cruise control -Adjustable height driver seat, Mitsubishi’s Fuse electronic voice-activated interface and a four-speaker audio system with CD player, auxiliary jack input options and work with the USB/iPod.
The 2014 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport SE adds automatic xenon headlights, foglights, wipers use of the keyless entry/ignition, automatic climate control, improved Upholstery, heated seats forward, the center armrest to the front seats, a armrest in the second-row center pass-through, rearview camera, a 6.1-inch screen display and a six-speaker sound system with satellite radio and HD radio.
Most options are grouped into packages. Navigation package includes a 7-inch screen display and a navigation system. For the SE, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, the Premium package bundles power driver seat and a nine-speaker Rockford Fosgate sound system. A Premium package with Roof Panoramic builds on the content of the package in the past also, of course, a panoramic sunroof plus roof rails and rack Adjustable LED mood lighting. The 2014 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport touring package includes all of the above, plus leather Upholstery and screen navigation system.
2014 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport Interior
Inside, the 2014 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport gives the cabin understated but attractive and average-quality materials. Estimate and refreshingly straightforward controls, including the quality of the Fuse voice-controlled, which makes it possible to control the audio and navigation system functions without taking your hands off the wheel or eyes aside. Earlier, the occupants of an average-sized plush seats well in the head-and legroom. The standard tilt and telescoping steering wheel makes it possible to tune the car, but the drivers are long, you may still feel a bit cramped. I make seats are not exactly spacious, but younger teens and young adults are not likely to be complaints.
Behind those seats 60/40-split rear there is 21.7 cubic feet of cargo space, fold down both categories and the cargo hold expands to 49.5 cubic feet. Putting those measures in a proper way is much less than what is offered in other compact crossovers majority, but the pint-sized Nissan Juke.
2014 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport Engine
Under the hood, the 2014 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport gets the 2.0-liter inline 4-cylinder engine that produces 148 hp and 145 pound-feet of torque. Both the ES and SE are available with either front-wheel drive or all-wheel drive. A walk in the manual five-speed is standard on front-drive ES models. Optional on the ES front-Drive and standard on the AWD ES and all models SE is a CVT, which takes the place of a conventional automatic transmission. Steering-wheel-mounted paddle shifters between 2014 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport SE models.
In testing, a front-wheel-drive Outlander Sport with walking speed manual from a standstill to 60 Mph in a respectable 8.8 seconds. Models equipped with CVT EPA fuel economy ratings of 27 MPG combined (24 MPG city/31 MPG highway) with front-wheel-drive, which higher than average for the compact crossover Suv. With a manual transmission and front-wheel drive, those numbers drop to 26 combined (24/30). All-wheel-drive versions of the E-CVT also get 26 MPG combined (24/29).
2014 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport Safety
Standard safety features for 2014 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport include antilock disc brakes, control traction control and stability, hill start assist, side-impact airbag for front seat occupants, side curtain airbag that cover both rows and driver-side knee Airbag. In government crash tests, the Outlander Sport received four out of stars five for overall crash protection, with four stars for overall protection directly impact and four stars for overall side-impact protection. In Insurance Institute, Highway Safety crash tests, the Outlander Sport points best in moderate overlap with the machines, side-impact and roof-strength tests on the body. In the test directly to small-offset-overlap, it received the second best “acceptable ‘rating. Restrictions Architecture head/seat received a top rating Whiplash protection in rear impacts the back. In brake testing, an 2014 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport came to a stop from 60 Mph in 123 feet, an average distance of this part.