2016 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport  RealSafeCars68Safety Rating

#54 of 2016 SUVs

#142 of all 2016 vehicles


Pictured: 2014 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport
The Outlander Sport, part of Mitsubishi's lineup since 2011, is a small SUV with seating up to 5. Strong on technology, it has offered Android Auto and Apple CarPlay since 2020. With optional all-wheel drive (AWD), it can easily bypass mud and snow. Mitsubishi offers a 5-year, 60,000-mile basic warranty, and a 10-year, 100,000-mile powertrain warranty on its lineup.


The 2016 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport 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 2016 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport has a score of 68, implying a 0.058% chance of driver death (5.2% chance of injury).

We estimate that the 2016 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.0578% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 6.5998%, meaning the average driver has a 0.0578% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 6.5998% chance of being injured.

Compared to the average vehicle, the 2016 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport is 20% more likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other suvs, the 2016 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport is 38% more likely to result in a fatal accident.


And it is less safe than many comparable cars.

8561Kia SoulM. Outlander SportHonda HR-VFIAT 500XHyundai TucsonVolkswagen BeetleJeep RenegadeFIAT 500LJeep CherokeeChevrolet TraxKia SportageJeep CompassComparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2016 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 61 to 85. The 2016 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport is less safe than the 2016 Honda HR-V, the 2016 FIAT 500X, the 2016 Hyundai Tucson, the 2016 Volkswagen Beetle, the 2016 Jeep Compass, the 2016 Kia Sportage, the 2016 Chevrolet Trax, the 2016 Jeep Cherokee, the 2016 FIAT 500L, and the 2016 Jeep Renegade.

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