Mitsubishi Outlander Sport Problem Trends and Complaints

Based on 12 problem areas, owners have reported the following issues with this vehicle that range in severity ratings from low to high.

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Model year with the most reported issues

2015

Car depreciation

47% after 5 years

While different cars depreciate at different rates, it's a good rule of thumb to assume that a new car will lose approximately 20 percent of its value in the first year. In five years, the average depreciation rate is 50% of their initial value.
Recalls

30865 Recalls

A recall is issued when a manufacturer or NHTSA determines that a vehicle, equipment, car seat, or tire creates an unreasonable safety risk or fails to meet minimum safety standards. Manufacturers are required to fix the problem by repairing it, replacing it, offering a refund, or in rare cases repurchasing the vehicle.
Investigation for defects

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myCarVoice Severity Level™ Legend

Low Severity Level

Problems marked low typically are not a safety issue, and more of a minor defect or annoyance.

Medium Severity Level

Problems marked medium may be a potential mechanical and safety issue.

High Severity Level

Problems marked high are potential mechanical and safety issues.

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Kinda happy, but questions remain about the car

Year:

2014

Manufacturer:

Mitsubishi

Complaint Resolution:

No resolution

Its a good value but don't expect much. I purchased this car 6 months ago. I knew going into this the performance was going to be lacking. Was I surprised that its even worse than I thought. I don't think it would get out of its own way. The radio/bluetooth

Review submitted by:Kevin C

Pros:Nice looking car, pretty ok gas mileage.

Cons:Poor radio/Bluetooth, Poor performance, poor ride

Uncomfortable rough ride

Year:

2013

Manufacturer:

Mitsubishi

Complaint Resolution:

No resolution

Rough riding car uncomfortable seats. Radio and Bluetooth poor quality. Very noisy can hear road as you drive. Too many blind spots.

Review submitted by:Kasey D

Pros:Handles roads well

Cons:Blind spots uncomfortable rough ride poor quality

Looks good... but you get what you pay for...

Year:

2012

Manufacturer:

Mitsubishi

Complaint Resolution:

No resolution

I have owned my Outlander Sport for about a year and a half now. I was initially drawn by the price, mpg, and looks. I am pretty much the target audience of this car... 26 yr old male looking for something bigger than my Cavalier that still got decent gas

Review submitted by:Dan Z

Pros:Price, Options, Looks

Cons:Quality, Refinement, Noisy Ride/Engine

SO SO CAR, CHEAP PRICE, CHEAPER FEEL

Year:

2011

Manufacturer:

Mitsubishi

Complaint Resolution:

No resolution

I orginally bought this car based on advertised 31mpg and 4wd capability. I must say after over 30kmi's, the gas mileage of 20-23mpg overall is the norm. I do a mix of driving mostly highway though. The cheap Goodyear garbage tires are at about 40% per the dealer and need

Review submitted by:Paul N

Pros:None

Cons:Poor gas mileage, crampy and noisy interior, cheap

Have kids? This is a no

Year:

2015

Manufacturer:

Mitsubishi

Complaint Resolution:

No resolution

Almost impossible to get one car seat in the back of this car, unless you want both front seats touching the dashboard. Back doors also dont open very wide, so hard to maneuver car seat in and out. No cup holders in back seat. Cruise control does not have a

Review submitted by:Mary B

Pros:Looks good

Cons:Car seats dont fit

New tranny at 29K

Year:

2015

Manufacturer:

Mitsubishi

Complaint Resolution:

Yes, by the dealer

Overall I've been happy with my Outlander. I had a 2003 model previously and enjoyed it as well. 3 recalls already having to do with transmission/CVT. It's never felt like it "ran right". Then it left us broke down with an internal transmission failure an hour from home. It took

Review submitted by:KW

Pros:Good price for 4x4 and I find exterior attactive

Cons:Transmission problems, slow

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