How Does the 2020 Mitsubishi Outlander Compare to the Toyota RAV4?

For drivers in the Deltona areas and more, Mitsubishi is the brand you turn to when you're interested in a particular sort of experience: more for less.

No model is a better example of this than the Mitsubishi Outlander. With its competitive prices and a rich selection of standard and optional features, the Outlander provides an affordable option for drivers who want a robust SUV experience without the burden of a larger price tag. If you're looking for a seven-seat SUV, this is one of the most affordable models the market has to offer.

There's more to the Mitsubishi Outlander than value alone, however. It's also a genuinely great SUV. The best way to prove it is to look at how it compares to other new models on the market. Even up against market mainstays like the Toyota RAV4, the Outlander still provides a rich and worthwhile driving experience. Let's take a look at what both have to offer, and how they compare.

The 2020 Mitsubishi Outlander

The 2020 Outlander is a compact SUV with seating for up to seven and a score of valuable options. While that might not sound like much different from many of the other SUVs it's competing with, it still manages to stand out. Its plug-in hybrid trim represents one of the market's more affordable efficiency-focused options. Its feature-suite, likewise, is rich with coveted features. These include options for everything from media to safety, comfort, and more. The 2020 model, likewise, a range of improvements, including an improved all-wheel-drive system.

Performance: 2.4-liter inline-4 (166 horsepower, 162 pounds-feet of torque, 25/30 miles per gallon), 3.0-liter V6 (224 horsepower, 215 pounds-feet of torque, 20/27 miles per gallon), 2.0-liter 4-cylinder + AC synchronous motor hybrid (117 horsepower, 137 pounds-feet of torque, 74 miles per gallon equivalent)

Feature Options: Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, Dual-Zone Automatic Climate Control, Keyless Entry, Heated Front Seats, Heated Side Mirrors, Bluetooth Connectivity, Rain-Sensing Windshield Wipers, Mitsubishi Power Audio, DC Quick Charging

Safety Features: Automatic High Beams, Blind-Spot Monitoring, Lane-Change Assist, Rear Cross-Traffic Alert, Lane-Departure Warnings, Forward Collision Mitigation

Starting Price: Around $26,000

The 2020 Toyota RAV4

A popular model among many Deltona drivers, the Toyota RAV4 delivers an attractive and well-equipped experience that works hard to provide a substantial vehicle package at a reasonable price. With impressive options for features and performance, it can provide an experience that's both comfortable and capable.

Performance: 2.5-liter inline-4 (203 horsepower, 184 pounds-feet of torque, 26/35 miles per gallon), 2.5-liter 4-cylinder Dynamic Force hybrid (38/41 miles per gallon)

Feature Options: Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, Dual-Zone Climate Control, Heated Seats, Bluetooth Connectivity, Synthetic Leather Upholstery, Leather Upholstery, Premium Audio

Safety Feature: Automatic Emergency Braking, Blind-Spot Monitors, Automatic High Beams, Adaptive Cruise Control, Active Lane Control.

Starting Price: Around $26,000

Which SUV is Right for Me?

Make no mistake about it, the Toyota RAV4 is a good SUV that will serve you well if you drive home in one to Deltona. The problem with the RAV4? All of the things that make it truly worthwhile are available on the Outlander for less. The 2020 Outlander offers features for safety, comfort, and media that are largely on par with the 2020 RAV4. On the performance front, meanwhile, the Outlander's engine options are largely comparable with what the RAV4 brings to the table. To get the same features that the Outlander includes as standard equipment, you'll need to upgrade to a higher-tie RAV4, tying on higher costs you won't need in the Outlander.

Come Test Drive the 2020 Outlander Today

Would you like to know more about the 2020 Outlander? Get in touch with the sales team at RC Hill Mitsubishi. We'd love the opportunity to answer your questions and put you behind the wheel of a new model for a test drive.




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