When we compare the Mitsubishi Outlander's and the Toyota RAV4 Prime's specifications and ratings, the Mitsubishi Outlander has the advantage in the areas of new vehicle base pricing and interior volume. The Toyota RAV4 Prime has the advantage in the areas of resale value and base engine power. Based on this comparison of the Mitsubishi Outlander's and the Toyota RAV4 Prime's specifications and ratings, the two cars are fairly comparable.
Mitsubishi Outlander vs. Toyota RAV4 Prime Pricing
For a new model, the Mitsubishi Outlander's price is between $30,776 and $41,477, with the Toyota RAV4 Prime priced between $46,686 and $55,379.
Mitsubishi Outlander vs. Toyota RAV4 Prime Resale/Retained Value
Looking at the 5-year depreciation rate for both models, the Mitsubishi Outlander loses 46.1 percent of its value and the Toyota RAV4 Prime loses 38 percent of its value. This means the Toyota RAV4 Prime retains 8.2 percentage points more of its value and has the advantage of higher resale value versus the Mitsubishi Outlander.
Engine Power and Fuel Efficiency Comparison
For engine performance, the Mitsubishi Outlander’s base engine makes 181 horsepower, and the Toyota RAV4 Prime base engine makes 302 horsepower.
Passenger Space Comparison
The Mitsubishi Outlander, a crossover/compact SUV, has the advantage of offering more interior volume, reflected in more front head room, front shoulder room, front leg room and rear leg room. The Toyota RAV4 Prime, a hybrid SUV, has the advantage in the areas of rear head room, rear shoulder room and cargo space.
Safety Ratings Comparison
The Mitsubishi Outlander has an average safety rating of 4.42 out of 5 Stars based on NHTSA's crash test ratings.