2010 Mitsubishi Outlander  RealSafeCars70Safety Rating

#44 of 2010 SUVs

#96 of all 2010 vehicles


Pictured: 2014 Mitsubishi Outlander
The Outlander, part of Mitsubishi's lineup since 2003, is a three-row small SUV with seating up to 7. The Outlander has offered Android Auto and Apple CarPlay since 2017. It handles mud, snow, and sand with ease with optional all-wheel drive (AWD). Mitsubishi offers a 5-year, 60,000-mile basic warranty, and a 10-year, 100,000-mile powertrain warranty on its lineup.


The 2010 Mitsubishi Outlander is somewhat unsafe compared to all vehicles.

Comparison to all vehicles.  This plot shows RSC safety scores on the horizontal axis vs. the number of vehicles with each safety score (depicted by bar height and percentages at the bottom). Colors reflect vehicle safety, ranging from red (not that safe) to green (safer). For reference, a score of 0 implies a 0.15% chance of driver death (13% chance of driver injury) over 15 years, and a score of 100 reflects a 0.016% chance (1.4% chance of driver injury). The 2010 Mitsubishi Outlander has a score of 70, implying a 0.056% chance of driver death (5% chance of injury).

We estimate that the 2010 Mitsubishi Outlander has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.0556% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 6.3474%, meaning the average driver has a 0.0556% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 6.3474% chance of being injured.

Compared to the average vehicle, the 2010 Mitsubishi Outlander is 16% more likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other suvs, the 2010 Mitsubishi Outlander is 33% more likely to result in a fatal accident.


But it is about as safe as many comparable models.

8464Nissan RogueMitsubishi OutlanderMazda TributeMercury MarinerFord EscapeSubaru ForesterHonda CR-VSubaru OutbackMazda CX-7Hyundai Santa FeGMC TerrainToyota RAV4Comparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2010 Mitsubishi Outlander with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 64 to 84. The 2010 Mitsubishi Outlander is less safe than the 2010 Hyundai Santa Fe, the 2010 Mazda CX-7, the 2010 Subaru Outback, and the 2010 Honda CR-V. It is about as safe as the 2010 Mazda Tribute, the 2010 Mercury Mariner, the 2010 Ford Escape, and the 2010 Subaru Forester.

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