2022 Mitsubishi Outlander vs. 2022 Toyota Highlander

2022 Mitsubishi Outlander in Diamond Red

2022 Mitsubishi Outlander


2022 Toyota Highlander

Starting MSRP

2.5L 4-Cylinder


3.5L V6

Fuel Economy (city/highway)


Seating Capacity

125.5 cubic feet

Passenger Volume


The 2022 Mitsubishi Outlander vs. 2022 Toyota Highlander comparison features a mid-size SUV in the Highlander and a compact SUV in the Outlander. Los Angeles drivers looking for a crossover SUV have two excellent choices in these two models. So, which is the better option? The answer depends on what you’re looking for in an SUV. Each of these options caters to a different type of Long Beach driver. In the section ahead, we’ll outline what features you might benefit from the most depending on your driving habits. 



Outlander vs. Highlander: Pricing

Pricing is normally the first place prospective buyers start during any comparison. How do these two SUVs compare in terms of MSRP? 

  • 2022 Mitsubishi Outlander: $26,995* MSRP
  • 2022 Toyota Highlander: $35,855 MSRP

Clearly, the 2022 Mitsubishi Outlander is much more cost-efficient than the Highlander. You’ll save almost 10K by opting for the Outlander, but does that mean sacrificing quality or options? 

Mitsubishi Outlander vs. Toyota Highlander: Performance & MPG

Comparing the Outlander vs. Highlander in performance and mpg, you’ll notice significant differences. First, the Highlander has a larger engine, sporting a V6 instead of a 4-cylinder. However, the engine configuration helps the Outlander achieve superior fuel economy over the Highlander. Compare their ratings below: 

  • 2022 Mitsubishi Outlander: 24 City / 31 Highway MPG
  • 2022 Toyota Highlander: 21 City / 29 Highway MPGl

If you’re looking for fuel efficiency, the Outlander tops the 2022 Highlander slightly, but definitely enough to make a difference in your wallet. How do these two compare in terms of interior volume and dimensions? 

2022 Outlander vs. 2022 Highlander: Interior Dimensions

Another important specification when you compare the Highlander vs. the Outlander is interior passenger and cargo volume. The measurements for each model are listed below: 

2022 Mitsubishi Outlander

Cargo Volume (Behind 1st Row/2nd Row)

  • 79.7/33.5/11.7 cubic feet

Total Passenger Volume

  • 125.5 cubic feet

Head Room (1st Row/2nd Row/3rd Row)

  • 40.6/39.1/34.5 cubic feet

Leg Room

  • 41.7/39.9/18.7

2022 Toyota Highlander

Cargo Volume (Behind 1st Row/2nd Row/3rd Row)

  • 84.3/48.4/16.0 cubic feet

Total Passenger Volume

  • 141.3 cubic feet

Head Room (1st Row/2nd Row/3rd Row)

  • 41.2/39.4/36.1

Leg Room

  • 42.0/41.0/27.7

The Highlander barely edges the Outlander in cargo space, and the two are evenly matched in passenger volume. However, the Outlander has the edge in interior comfort and safety features with driver lumbar support, a car alarm, backup assistance, and fog lamps – all options the Highlander lack. 

Test Drive the 2022 Outlander at Puente Hills Mitsubishi

With all the features, the fuel efficiency, and the stellar price, the 2022 Outlander is a top pick. If you’re looking for something with an even better fuel economy, check out the Outlander PHEV. For more information on the 2022 Outlander or to set up a test drive, contact us online! 


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