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The 2021 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport, the best-selling Mitsubishi model in North America, is headed into dealerships next month priced starting from $20,995.
What’s new for 2021
For 2021, Outlander Sport receives new standard advanced safety features, along with a new Limited Edition (LE) and a revised sporty, Black Edition (BE) trim.
For the 2021 Outlander Sport, a second-generation 8.0-inch Smartphone-link Display Audio 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.
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). Rain sensing windshield wipers, LED fog lights, auto dimming mirror, and automatic headlights are standard equipment on the ES trim and above.
New Limited Edition (LE) and Black Edition (BE) Trims
The new LE trim, starting at $23,995, builds on the well-equipped 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, adding a sense of sportiness and character to Outlander Sport.
You’ll get more standard safety and convenience features on the BE trim for 2021 compared to 2020. It’s available in 2WD and All-Wheel Control configurations. Some design tweaks for 2021 include:
- 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 Red Diamond, Pearl White, Black Labrador and Sunshine Orange.
Powertrain, Performance and Fuel Economy
Outlander Sport is available with all-wheel-drive. There are two engine choices. A standard 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine delivers 148-horsepower and 145 lb-ft of torque. The GT AWC trim features a 2.4-liter engine bumps up power to 168-hp and 167 lb.-ft. of torque. The 2.0L engine delivers 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.
Outlander Sport boasts one of the industry's leading powertrain and new vehicle warranties: a 10-year/100,000-mile powertrain limited warranty; 5-year/60,000-mile new vehicle limited warranty; 7-year/100,000-mile anti-corrosion/perforation limited warranty; and 5-year/unlimited mileage roadside assistance program.