2015 Outlander Sport Versus The 2015 Tucson

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Many automobile publications have been comparing the 2015 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport to the 2015 Hyundai Tucson. When researching this topic, we had one nagging question that kept rearing its ugly head. "Why is the price of the Hyundai Tucson significantly higher than the Mitsubishi Outlander Sports?" We did our homework. We checked the specifications. We read the reviews. We even asked the experts at Smith Haven Mitsubishi for their opinion. Though the price issue remains unclear in our minds, we did a pretty good job of comparing the two vehicles, so we thought we would share this information with you.

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Both vehicles have a 2.0 Liter engine and both have front wheel drive. When it comes to gas mileage, the Mitsubishi Outlander Sport is the winner in city and highway mileage. In fact over the course of a year, you will on average save four to five trips to the gas station by driving the Mitsubishi Outlander. In fact Smith Haven Mitsubishi tells us, the two points that customers continually praised by Outlander owners is the lower purchase price and the savings in fuel cost.

The Hyundai Tucson has a minimal amount more torque than the Outlander Sport but both have front wheel drive systems. This means neither has a significant traction advantage over the other when accelerating from a standstill position.

When it comes to crash tests both vehicles rate equally. Both have the same safety features with the exception of the daytime running lights that are not available on the Hyundai Tucson. We were impressed with the navigation system that comes standard on the 2015 Mitsubishi Outlander Sports. Though the Hyundai Tucson does not have a navigation system, it does have a rearview camera. Both vehicles come with Bluetooth. Smith Haven Mitsubishi pointed out for us that there is more leg room in the Outlander Sport which is a comfort issue for taller people in a mid-size to small car.

When it comes to colors, both vehicles show a range of greys, black, white and blue. The St. James Mitsubishi Outlander also offers a rally red that is very popular with car enthusiast. Both feature black interiors and the Hyundai Tucson also offers basic beige for some models.

There is no doubt that both the Mitsubishi Outlander Sport and the Hyundai Tucson are quality vehicles. There are wonderful features in both vehicles. Overall, the 2015 Mitsubishi Outlander with its lower sell purchase price and with the more efficient operating cost gives it a bit of an edge over the Hyundai Tucson. For more detailed information on the comparisons, call the experts at Smith Haven or stop by thier Mitsubishi dealership. They will give you the honest and direct answers you are looking for in both cars.

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