2018 Mitsubishi Outlander  RealSafeCars73Safety Rating

#53 of 2018 SUVs

#115 of all 2018 vehicles

Pictured: 2014 Mitsubishi Outlander
The Outlander, a mainstay 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. With optional all-wheel drive (AWD), it can easily bypass mud and snow. Having better than average EPA (miles per gallon) for its class, it reduces fuel costs and pollution. Mitsubishi offers a 5-year, 60,000-mile basic warranty, and a 10-year, 100,000-mile powertrain warranty on its lineup.

The 2018 Mitsubishi Outlander is below average 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 2018 Mitsubishi Outlander has a score of 73, implying a 0.052% chance of driver death (4.6% chance of injury). If equipped with optional advanced driver safety features, the chance of death falls to 0.044%, and the chance of injury falls to 4%.

We estimate that the 2018 Mitsubishi Outlander has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.0516% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 5.8967%, meaning the average driver has a 0.0516% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 5.8967% chance of being injured.

Compared to the average vehicle, the 2018 Mitsubishi Outlander is 11% more likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other suvs, the 2018 Mitsubishi Outlander is 27% more likely to result in a fatal accident.

2018 Mitsubishi Outlander offers AEB optionally. With AEB, the vehicle lifetime fatality chance drops by 14%.

And it is less safe than many comparable cars.

8969Mitsubishi OutlanderHyundai TucsonChevrolet EquinoxJeep CherokeeToyota RAV4Honda CR-VMazda CX-5Ford EscapeVolkswagen TiguanGMC TerrainSubaru ForesterNissan RogueComparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2018 Mitsubishi Outlander with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 69 to 89. The 2018 Mitsubishi Outlander is less safe than the 2018 Nissan Rogue, the 2018 Subaru Forester, the 2018 GMC Terrain, the 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan, the 2018 Ford Escape, and the 2018 Mazda CX-5. It is about as safe as the 2018 Hyundai Tucson.

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