Comparison - Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV GT 2020 - vs - Subaru Ascent Premium 2020

General

Other Names:

Also called:

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Also called:

Viziv-7

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Average Price: 
$
41,495
Updated: 
11 Sep 2019
$
35,855
Updated: 
25 Aug 2019
Car Type: 
SUV
SUV
Drive Type: 
All Wheel Drive
All Wheel Drive
Year: 
2020
2020
Total Seating: 
5
7
Transmission: 
1-speed Direct Drive
Continuously Variable-speed Automatic
Bluetooth: 
yes
yes
Heated seats: 
yes
yes
Navigation: 
yes
yes
Doors: 
5
5
Fuel Tank Capacity: 
11.30gals
19.30gals
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: 
Abyss Blue Pearl
#2E496D
Crystal White Pearl
#F8F9F9
Crystal Black Silica
#0D0D0B
Magnetite Gray Metallic
#5B5E64
Ice Silver Metallic
#DFDFDF
Crimson Red Pearl
#710E18
Cinnamon Brown Pearl
#392922
Tungsten Metallic
#ABA49C

Electric

Battery: 
12kWh
Full Charge Range: 
310mi
Full Charge Time: 
120V /8A ; 13 hours & DC Fastcharge (up tp 80%) 25 minutes

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 Subaru Ascent is nearly as rational a family hauler as a minivan.

Pros
Well-conceived interior
Standard AWD
Lots of safety tech
Decent power
Great value

Cons
Short on powertrain refinement
Seats a little narrow
Fuel economy just so-so
Hardly stylish

By: 
thecarconnection.com

The 2020 Subaru Ascent comes with all wheel drive. Available transmissions include: continuously variable-speed automatic.Adds a standard rear-seat reminder alert system.Adds power-folding side mirrors.

PROS
Substantial list of standard and optional driving aids
High-quality interior materials
Generous ground clearance and standard all-wheel drive
Easy-to-use infotainment system

CONS
Accelerator pedal is too touchy
Invasive engine and tire noise
Not much second-row shoulder room, and third row is tight
Rolling over bumps at higher speeds sends vibrations through the cabin

By: 
edmunds.com

Since the Ascent was all new for 2019, Subaru makes the mildest of changes to its largest model for 2020. A newly standard alert system—called Rear Seat Reminder—helps to prevent people from leaving items in the back seats by beeping a warning and displaying a message on the instrument panel. Starting with the Premium trim level, each Ascent now features one-touch controls to turn the interior lighting on or off. The 2020 Ascent now offers a vehicle lock button with its optional power-operated rear gate, and the top-tier Touring version receives power-folding exterior mirrors with built-in turn signals.
Measuring 204.7 inches long and sitting on a 117.7-inch wheelbase, the Viziv-7 is some 15 inches longer than Subaru’s Outback, and its wheelbase is more than nine inches greater. The Viziv-7 also is larger than most mainstream three-row, mid-size crossover SUVs. While the Buick Enclave, the Chevrolet Traverse, the Dodge Durango, and the Ford Flex ride on longer wheelbases, the Subaru’s overall length is greater than all four. Additionally, the Viziv-7’s 79.9-inch width and 72.0-inch height (73.2 inches including the roof rails) are tops among today’s segment offerings. Needless to say, if the Viziv-7’s dimensions carry over to the production vehicle, Subaru’s new SUV promises to dwarf the other models in the lineup as it attempts to move far beyond the cramped Tribeca

We believe the production vehicle will go by the name Ascent, given that Subaru recently registered that moniker with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. Spy photographers recently caught Subaru testing its new three-row crossover, and along for comparison was both a Mazda CX-9 and a Ford Explorer; like them, we expect the Ascent to offer a turbocharged four-cylinder engine, although the 3.6-liter six-cylinder boxer engine that’s optional in the Outback is also a possibility. We’ll know more in the coming months, as Subaru says its production three-row crossover will enter our market in early 2018.

By: 
caranddriver.com

The 2020 Subaru Ascent ranked #5 in Midsize SUVs. Currently the Subaru Ascent has a score of 8.1 out of 10 which is based on our evaluation of 24 pieces of research and data elements using various sources.

Pros
Large cargo area
Lengthy list of standard safety and tech features
Cabin is airy, quiet, and comfortable
Balanced ride and handling

Cons
Some rivals have roomier third-row seats

By: 
usnews.com

Fuel

Fuel Type: 
Regular Unleaded
Premium Unleaded
Fuel Economy City USA: 
21.00mpg
Fuel Economy HWY: 
27.00mpg
Engine type: 
Hybrid
Petrol/Gas

Engine and Performance

Valves: 
16
16
Cylinders: 
4
Inline
4
Flat
Engine Size/Displacement: 
2.00L
2.40L
Torque: 
137ft-lbs
at 4 500rpm
277ft-lbs
at 2 000rpm
Horsepower: 
117hp
at 4 500rpm
260hp
at 5 600rpm
Cam Type: 
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Turning Circle: 
35.60Feet
38.00Feet

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
yes
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
Transmission, Cruise And Audio 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
Leather And Simulated Alloy Steering Wheel
Keyless Ignition
Electric Power Steering
Universal Remote Transmitter (For Garage Door, Security System, Etc.)

Exterior Dimensions

Length: 
184.80in
196.80in
Width: 
70.90in
76.00in
Height: 
67.30in
71.60in
Ground Clearance: 
7.30in
8.70in
Front Track: 
60.60in
64.40in
Rear Track: 
60.60in
64.20in
Wheel Base: 
105.10in
113.80in

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room: 
39.90
41.30
Rear Head Room: 
38.10
40.00
Front Leg Room: 
40.90in
42.20in
Rear leg room: 
37.90in
38.60in
Front Hip Room: 
52.60in
57.70in
Front Shoulder Room: 
56.40in
61.10in
Rear Hip Room: 
51.90in
57.50in
Rear Shoulder room: 
56.00in
60.30in

Weights and capacites

Cargo Capacity: 
62.80cu.ft
86.50cu.ft
Maximum Towing Capacity un-break: 
1500lbs
5000lbs
Cargo Capacity with Seats in Place: 
30.40cu.ft
17.80cu.ft
Angle of Approach: 
17.60degrees
Angle of Departure: 
21.80degrees
Curb Weight: 
4222.00lbs
4477.00lbs

Instruments

External Temperature Display: 
yes
yes
Clock: 
yes
yes
Trip computer: 
yes
yes
Techometer: 
yes
yes
Compass: 
yes
no
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
Heated Mirrors
2 One-Touch Power Windows
Hands-Free Entry

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
Height adjustable driver seat
Multi-Level Heating Driver Seat
4 -Way Manual Passenger Seat Adjustment
Cloth
8 -Way Power Driver Seat
Bucket Front Seats
Multi-Level Heating Passenger Seat
Rear Seats Features: 
Folding center armrest
Rear Ventilation Ducts
Reclining Rear Seats
Split-Folding Rear Seatback
Folding center armrest
Rear Ventilation Ducts With Fan Control
Split-Folding Rear Seatback
Manual Folding Split-Bench Third Row Seats

Suspension

Front Suspension: 
Front Stabilizer Bar
Front stabilizer bar
Rear Suspension: 
Rear Stabilizer Bar
rear stabilizer bar
Suspension Info: 
Four-Wheel Independent Suspension
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
Electrochromatic Inside Rearview Mirror
Three Zone Climate Control

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)
USB Connection
Auxiliary Audio Input And USB With External Media Control
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
Rear window wiper
Raised roof rails
Windshield wiper de-icer
Two-speed windshield wipers
Body-color folding side mirrors
Alloy Wheels: 
yes
yes
Wheel size: 
18 X 7.0 In.
18 X 7.5 In.
Wheels more: 
All-Season Tires
Temporary Spare Tire
All Season Tires
Underbody Mounted Spare Tire
Wheel Dimensions: 
Width: 
225.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
55
Diameter: 
R18
Width: 
245.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
50

Safety Features

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

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
Popular Package #2A
Popular Package #4
Popular Package #3
Popular Package #2
Convenience Package
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
Tungsten Metallic Door Edge Guards
Abyss Blue Pearl Body Side Molding
Crystal White Pearl Body Side Molding
Crimson Red Pearl Door Edge Guards
Crystal Black Silica Body Side Molding
Fog Light Kit
Splash Guards
Cinnamon Brown Pearl Body Side Molding
Trailer Hitch
Aero Crossbar Set
Ice Silver Metallic Door Edge Guards
Tungsten Metallic Body Side Molding
Abyss Blue Pearl Door Edge Guards
Magnetite Gray Metallic Body Side Molding
Cinnamon Brown Pearl Door Edge Guards
Crimson Red Pearl Body Side Molding
Crystal Black Silica Door Edge Guards
Alloy Wheel Locks
Door Scuff Protector
Crystal White Pearl Door Edge Guards
Magnetite Gray Metallic Body Side Molding
Ice Silver Metallic Body Side Molding
Rear Bumper Cover
Auto-Dimming Exterior Mirror W/Approach Light
Magnetite Gray Metallic Door Edge Guards
Interior Options: 
Accessory Carpeted Floormats And Portfolio
Accessory Tonneau Cover
Accessory All Weather Floor Mats
Accessory Charging Cable Storage Bag
Rockford Fosgate Audio Upgrade
Cargo Cover
Cargo Net
USB Charging Ports
Rear Seatback Protector
Sunshade
Footwell Illumination Kit
Carpeted Floor Mats
Cargo Tray
Side Sill Plate
Cargo Separator
LED Upgrade - Map And Reading Lights
All-Weather Floor Liners
3rd Row Sunshade

Colors

Interior Colors: 
Color: 
Gray, leather
#717171
Black, leather
#000000
Black, premium leather
#15191A
Color: 
Slate Black Cloth
#424243
Warm Ivory Cloth
#D0BBA6