For 2016 the Mitsubishi Outlander Sport gets a new nose with a grille that looks more like the bigger Outlander. The interior also gets some improvements in the form of a new steering wheel, new seat fabrics, an upgraded audio system, auto-dimming rearview mirror and a new light-gray interior color option.
The 2015 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport gains an improved continuously variable automatic transmission (CVT) and more sound insulation for a quieter cabin. SE trims gain LED running lights, piano black trim and repositioned seat heater switches.
About Mitsubishi Outlander Sport
The Mitsubishi Outlander has the distinction of being one of the first subcompact SUV options on the market. This year, it gets a pretty competitive upgrade, with the 2016 Outlander Sport getting a new nose, revised interior and a new higher-end trim level in the form of the Outlander Sport SEL. Going head-to-head with the Kia Sportage, Mini Countryman, Mazda CX-5 and Honda CR-V, the Outlander Sport offers decent power from its 2.4-liter 4-cylinder engine, and a price that won't break the bank even if you go a little nuts with the options. Around town its small size makes it easy to maneuver, and the 2.4-liter 4-cylinder -- the engine you'll want to get -- offers solid fuel economy around town.