Mitsubishi Reveals Outlander Sport Updates

Mitsubishi Motors North America, Inc. (MMNA) has revealed new details about the 2021 Outlander Sport. Outlander Sport is MMNA’s best-selling model and was ranked in the top three in the 2020 JD Power IQS study in the small SUV class, the company said.

Outlander Sport 2021 will offer new standard advanced safety features, along with a new and stylish Limited Edition (LE) and a revised Black Edition (BE) trim.

On the safety front, all 2021 Outlander Sport models feature the following standard safety equipment across all trim levels: Forward Collision Mitigation (FCM), Lane Departure Warning (LDW) and Automatic High Beam (AHB).

Additionally, 2021 models will also include standard rain-sensing windshield wipers, LED fog lights, auto-dimming mirror and automatic headlights as standard equipment on the ES trim and above.

The new LE trim, starting at $23,9951, builds on the ES trim and adds black outside mirrors, a black grille and black 18-inch alloy wheels. On the inside, red interior accent stitching adorns the vehicle’s seats, shifter, steering wheel and parking brake lever.

The revised BE trim offers increased standard safety and convenience features compared to 2020, while also dialing up Outlander Sport’s visual flair. The BE trim, available in 2WD and All-Wheel Control (AWC) configurations, also features the following design enhancements:

Revised front and rear air dams in gloss black with red accents

  • Alloy fuel filler door
  • Side body graphics
  • Black outside mirrors
  • Black door handles
  • Black 18-inch wheels with red accent
  • Large rear body spoiler
  • Black Edition exterior badging
  • Tailgate protector trim in gloss black

The Black Edition is available in four colors: Red Diamond, Pearl White, Black Labrador and Sunshine Orange.

For the 2021 Outlander Sport, a second-generation 8.0-inch Smartphone-link Display Audio (SDA) unit with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto compatibility is standard on all but the S and ES trims, which feature a 7-inch Display Audio System.

Outlander Sport is available with either front- or Mitsubishi’s Super All-Wheel Control all-wheel drive. Power is provided by a standard 2.0L MiVEC DOHC four-cylinder engine with 148 hp and 145 lb./ft of torque. The GT AWC trim features a 2.4L engine offering 168 hp and 167 lb./ft of torque.

Outlander Sport’s 2.0L engine achieves 24 MPG (city) and 30 MPG (highway) for a combined rating of 27 MPG in both 2WD and AWC configurations. The 2.4L engine returns 23 MPG (city) and 29 MPG (highway) in its standard AWC configuration.

The 2021 Mitsubishi Outland Sport will start at $20,995.

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