Comparison - Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV GT 2020 - vs - Ford Escape SE 2020

General

The 2020 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV Isn't For Everyone, But THIS Is Why It May Be Right For You
2020 Mitsubishi Outlander Review
REVIEW: 2020 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV
Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV 2020 - High Tech For The School Run
Top 10 Reasons Not to Buy the Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV
Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV LS 2017 review, Test drive
2019 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV - Review & Road Test
Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV REVIEW test drive plugin-hybrid 2016
2020 Ford Escape Test Drive Video Review
Is the 2020 Ford Escape Hybrid FINALLY a Great RAV4 Hybrid Competitor?
2020 Ford Escape - Review & Road Test
The 2020 Ford Escape is Ford's Answer to NOT Selling Cars in the US Anymore
2017 Ford Escape Review and walkaround
2017 Ford Escape Titanium - review
The New 2020 Ford Escape Has Changed in 10 Important Ways | We Count Them Down!
2017 Ford Escape First Drive Review: With 2 New Turbo Engine Options
Other Names:

Also called:

--

Also called:

Mercury Mariner

Average Price: 
$
41,495
Updated: 
11 Sep 2019
$
28,595
Updated: 
28 Jan 2020
Car Type: 
SUV
SUV
Year: 
2020
2020
Total Seating: 
5
5
Transmission: 
1-speed Direct Drive
8-speed Automatic
Bluetooth: 
yes
yes
Heated seats: 
yes
yes
Navigation: 
yes
yes
Drive Type: 
All Wheel Drive
All Wheel Drive
Doors: 
5
5
Fuel Tank Capacity: 
11.30gals
Exterior Colors: 
Color: 
Mercury Grey Metallic
#555657
Alloy Silver Metallic
#D3D3D6
Quartz Brown Metallic
#8A7677
Red Diamond
#890009
Ruby Black Pearl
#000000
White Pearl
#EBEBEB
Color: 
Star White metallic tri-coat
#FDFFFB
Rapid red Metallic Tinted Clearcoat
#E60E28
Agate Black Metallic
#303030
Oxford White
#E4E4E4
Magnetic Metallic
#737577
Sedona Orange Metallic
#B53815
Ingot Silver metallic
#AEB2B5
Velocity BLUE metallic
#3A8EC6
Dark persian green metallic
#264F51
Desert Gold Metallic
#D2CDB8

Expert Reviews

Expert reviews: 

The 2020 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV comes with all wheel drive. Available transmissions include: 1-speed direct drive.Many of last year's optional advanced driving aids are now standard.Lumbar adjustment on driver's seat, rear USB ports and 8-inch display are now standard.GT gets new sound system, and new GT Premium package dresses up the interior.

PROS
Delivers plug-in SUV utility without a luxury SUV price
Offers a generous list of standard features
Can travel up to 22 miles solely on electric battery charge
Sophisticated all-wheel drive offers stability on slippery surfaces

CONS
Poor cabin quality with lots of creaks and rattles
Weak acceleration and vague steering make for a bad driving experience
Unlike the regular Outlander, it doesn't offer a third row
Small gas tank limits overall range

By: 
edmunds.com

The 2020 Mitsubishi Outlander has enough value, features, and style to make it worth considering, but not to stand out.

Pros
Standard features list
Expanded active safety tech
All-wheel drive available across the range
Exterior styling

Cons
Cheap cabin materials
Anemic base engine
V-6 isn’t much of an upgrade
Cramped third-row seat

By: 
thecarconnection.com

The Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV is a roomy SUV that’s very economical for short journeys if you can plug it in to charge the battery – it’s just a shame it looks a bit drab and doesn’t drive that well

Pros
Cheap to run on short journeys
Quiet around town
Roomy back seats

Cons
Terrible infotainment system
Unsettled on bumpy roads
Drab interior

By: 
carwow.co.uk

The 2020 Ford Escape's #7 ranking is based on its score within the Compact SUVs category. Currently the Ford Escape has a score of 7.9 out of 10, which is based on our evaluation of 20 pieces of research and data elements using various sources.

Pros
Optional infotainment system is user-friendly
Lots of standard driver assistance features
Two rows of adult-friendly seats
Adept handling and comfortable ride

Cons
Unimpressive interior materials
Eight-speed transmission sometimes hunts for the correct gear

By: 
usnews.com

The 2020 Ford Escape takes a more refined tack, and brings its hybrid edition back into vogue.

Pros
Three powertrain choices
Shapely exterior
Good standard safety gear
Sliding second-row seat
Hybrid priced below $30k

Cons
Smaller than big rivals
Interior trim needs an upgrade
Top model? Top dollar
Seats lack support

By: 
thecarconnection.com

The 2020 Ford Escape comes with all wheel drive, and front wheel drive. Available transmissions include: 8-speed shiftable automatic, 8-speed automatic.The Ford Escape is fully redesigned.Hybrid version is back after a prolonged absence.Improved power and acceleration.

Pros
Updated style and interior design
Powertrain options range from sporty performance to efficient hybrid
Sliding second-row seats improve passenger room and cargo utility

Cons
Sleek, new rear liftgate design compromises some cargo capacity

By: 
edmunds.com

Fuel

Fuel Type: 
Regular Unleaded
Regular Unleaded
Fuel Economy City USA: 
26.00mpg
Fuel Economy HWY: 
31.00mpg
Engine type: 
Hybrid
Petrol/Gas

Engine and Performance

Valves: 
16
12
Cylinders: 
4
Inline
3
Inline
Engine Size/Displacement: 
2.00L
1.50L
Torque: 
190ft-lbs
at 3 000rpm
Horsepower: 
181hp
at 6 000rpm
Turning Circle: 
35.60Feet
Cam Type: 
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Double overhead cam (DOHC)

Convenience

Cruise Control: 
yes
yes
Door Pockets: 
yes
yes
Cupholders: 
yes
yes
Overhead console: 
no
yes
Seatback Storage: 
yes
yes
Power Steering: 
yes
yes
Parking sensors: 
yes
no
Steering Wheel Tilt: 
yes
yes
Telescopic steering wheel: 
yes
yes
Rear View Camera: 
yes
yes
Front view Camera: 
yes
no
Side view Camera: 
yes
no
On steering wheel: 
Transmission, Cruise And Audio Controls On Steering Wheel
Audio And Cruise Controls On Steering Wheel
More in Convenience: 
Turn Signal In Mirrors
Keyless Ignition
Universal Remote Transmitter (For Garage Door, Security System, Etc.)
Manual Rear Seat Easy Entry
Heated Steering Wheel
Leather Steering Wheel
Keyless Ignition

Exterior Dimensions

Length: 
184.80in
180.50in
Width: 
70.90in
74.10in
Height: 
67.30in
66.10in
Ground Clearance: 
7.30in
Front Track: 
60.60in
62.40in
Rear Track: 
60.60in
61.80in
Wheel Base: 
105.10in
106.70in

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room: 
39.90
40.00
Front Hip Room: 
52.60in
55.20in
Front Leg Room: 
40.90in
42.40in
Front Shoulder Room: 
56.40in
57.60in
Rear Head Room: 
38.10
39.30
Rear Hip Room: 
51.90in
53.30in
Rear leg room: 
37.90in
40.70in
Rear Shoulder room: 
56.00in
56.00in

Weights and capacites

Cargo Capacity: 
62.80cu.ft
65.40cu.ft
Maximum Towing Capacity un-break: 
1500lbs
3500lbs
Cargo Capacity with Seats in Place: 
30.40cu.ft
33.50cu.ft
Curb Weight: 
4222.00lbs
3464.00lbs

Instruments

Clock: 
yes
yes
Trip computer: 
yes
yes
Techometer: 
yes
yes
External Temperature Display: 
yes
yes
Compass: 
yes
yes
More Instruments: 
Instrument display with digital meters
EV Priority Mode
Engine start/stop button
4WD drivetrain mode indicator

Power Features

Power windows: 
yes
yes
Remote Keyless doors: 
yes
yes
More Power Features: 
Hands-Free Entry
Heated Mirrors
4 One-Touch Power Windows
1 One-Touch Power Windows
Hands-Free Entry
Heated Mirrors

Seats

Rear Seat Collapsible: 
yes
yes
Front Seats Features: 
8-Way Power Driver Seat
8-Way Power Passenger Seat
Bucket Front Seats
Height-Adjustable Driver Seat
Leather
Multi-Level Heating Driver Seat
Multi-Level Heating Passenger Seat
Premium Cloth
Bucket Front Seats
Multi-Level Heating Driver Seat
Height Adjustable Driver Seat
Multi-Level Heating Passenger Seat
Driver Seat With Power Adjustable Lumbar Support
8 -Way Power Driver Seat
4 -Way Manual Passenger Seat Adjustment
Rear Seats Features: 
Folding center armrest
Rear Ventilation Ducts
Reclining Rear Seats
Split-Folding Rear Seatback
Folding center armrest
Rear Ventilation Ducts
Split-Folding Rear Seatback

Suspension

Front Suspension: 
Front Stabilizer Bar
Front Stabilizer Bar
Rear Suspension: 
Rear Stabilizer Bar
Rear Stabilizer Bar
Suspension Info: 
Four-Wheel Independent Suspension

Comfort

Interior air Filtration: 
yes
yes
Climate Control: 
yes
yes
More Comfort Features: 
Dual Illuminating Vanity Mirrors
Electrochromatic Inside Rearview Mirror
Dual Illuminating Vanity Mirrors

Entertainment

DVD player: 
no
no
AM/FM Radio: 
yes
yes
Satellite radio: 
yes
yes
Video monitor: 
no
no
More Entertainment: 
3 Months Of Provided Satellite Radio Service
USB Connection
Auxiliary Audio Input And USB With External Media Control
Speed-Sensitive Volume Control
1 Subwoofer(S)
710 Watts Stereo Output
9 Total Speakers
Rockford Fosgate Premium Brand Speakers
Surround Audio Surround Audio (Discrete)
Speed Sensitive Volume Control
USB With External Media Control
6 Months Of Provided Satellite Radio Service
USB Connection
6 Total Speakers

Exterior Features

Sunroof: 
yes
yes
Rear defogger: 
yes
yes
More in Glass and Roof: 
240v 5m charging cable, 10amp
CHAdeMO rapid charging connection
Charge Point LED Lamp
Electric, heated, folding mirrors with indicators
Electric rear tailgate
Headlamps, follow you home function
Headlamps, automatic high beam
Headlamps, automatic light sensor
Headlamps, high beam, LED
Headlamps, LED with auto levelling
Headlamp washers
Number Plate LED Lamp
Puddle Lamps, LED
Remote charge/heating via smartphone app
Wipers, auto rain sensors
Wipers, variable intermittent with washer, front
Wiper, intermittent with washer, rear
Spoiler, extended roofline
Roof rails, silver
Rear spoiler, colour keyed
Privacy glass - rear side and rear windows
Metallic or pearlescent paint finish
Front grille, chrome
Colour keyed mirrors and handles
Bumpers, colour keyed, front and rear
Bonnet Badge
Alloy Wheels: 
yes
yes
Wheel size: 
18 X 7.0 In.
17 In.
Wheels more: 
All-Season Tires
Temporary Spare Tire
All Season Tires
Wheel Dimensions: 
Width: 
225.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
55
Diameter: 
R18
Width: 
225.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
65
Diameter: 
R17

Safety Features

ABS: 
yes
yes
Front head airbags: 
yes
yes
Rear head airbags: 
yes
yes
Dual front side-mounted airbags: 
yes
yes
Child seat anchors: 
yes
yes
Emergency braking assist: 
yes
yes
Front brakes: 
Front ventilated disc brakes
Front disc brakes
Rear brakes: 
rear solid disc brakes
Solid Rear Disc Brakes
Rear door child safety locks: 
yes
yes
Daytime running lights: 
yes
yes
Engine immobilizer: 
yes
yes
Front fog lights: 
yes
no
Auto delay off headlamps: 
yes
yes
Dusk sensing headlamps: 
yes
yes
Front headrests: 
yes
yes
Rear headrests: 
yes
yes
Stability control: 
yes
yes
Traction control: 
yes
yes
Tire pressure monitoring: 
yes
yes
More Safety Features: 
Blind-Spot And Lane Departure Warnings Accident Avoidance System
Pre-Collision Safety System
Rear Center 3-Point Belt
Passenger Airbag Occupant Sensing Deactivation
Lane departure warning system
Remote Anti-Theft Alarm System
Turn Signal Mirrors
LED Headlamp
Rear Height Adjustable Headrests
Rear Center 3-Point Belt
Post-Collision Safety System
Rear Height Adjustable Headrests
Blind Spot And Lane Departure Warnings Accident Avoidance System
Pre-Collision Safety System

Options

Packages: 
Popular Value Package
Cargo Mat Package
LED Illumination Package
GT Premium Interior Package
Protection Value Package
Styling Value Package
Chrome Value Package
Exterior Package
Equipment Group 200A
Ford Co-Pilot 360 Assist
Exterior Options: 
Accessory Roof Rack Crossbars
Accessory Wheel Locks
Accessory Body Side Moldings (Color Keyed)
Accessory Hood Protector
Accessory Hood Emblem
Accessory Front And Rear Mudguards
Accessory Body Graphics
Accessory Sunroof Wind Deflector
Splash Guards (VP)
Front License Plate Bracket
Wheel Locking Lug Nuts (VP)
Panoramic Vista Roof
Daytime Running Lights (Fleet)
Interior Options: 
Accessory Carpeted Floormats And Portfolio
Accessory Tonneau Cover
Accessory All Weather Floor Mats
Accessory Charging Cable Storage Bag
All Weather Floor Mats (VP)
Cargo Area Protector (VP)
Easy Access Cargo Shade (VP)

Colors

Interior Colors: 
Color: 
Gray, leather
#717171
Black, leather
#000000
Black, premium leather
#15191A
Color: 
Dark Earth Gray, premium cloth
#4B4744