2022 Mitsubishi Outlander Vs Toyota RAV4

2022 Mitsubishi Outlander
Vs Toyota RAV4 

2022 Outlander Vs RAV4

When you choose your new SUV, it's important to know that there are many choices out there, and the one you choose should fit well with your lifestyle. Two of the top models in the compact and mid-size SUV categories are the 2022 Mitsubishi Outlander and the 2022 Toyota RAV4. 

Roominess and Comfort

When you want a mid-size SUV, you want it to be a comfortable ride for all the passengers. Mitsubishi provides space for 7 passengers with the Outlander, so you can travel with your best friends whether they are canine or human. When traveling around Minneapolis, St. Paul and Mounds View, your passengers will love the extra room and the premium cabin materials the 2022 Mitsubishi Outlander provides. The Outlander has higher ratings for premium quality cabin interior, roominess, overall passenger volume and even cargo volume when the seats are folded down. If you need extra storage space, Mitsubishi offers an option for a luggage rack. Mitsubishi even goes a step above for your interior environmental comfort, providing a standard dual zone climate control in the front and rear A/C to keep your passengers cooler on those hot summer days. As the driver, you will also appreciate the standard illuminated vanity mirror, the adjustable lumbar support and the power mirrors found with the Outlander, none of which are optional on the base trim of the RAV4.

SUV Performance

The base model 2022 Mitsubishi Outlander outdoes the base model Toyota RAV4 by 500 lbs. on towing capacity to bring along a bigger trailer. This model also maintains the same turning diameter found on the RAV4 despite the fact that the Outlander is a slightly larger vehicle. Both models have a 2.5L engine for efficient performance. Toyota is equipped with an 8-speed automatic transmission to Mitsubishi's Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT) with peppy acceleration.  

Safety and Technology

Safety technology is another area that is important for buyers in an SUV, and there are many features available for both models. Both the Outlander and RAV4 offer driver, passenger, front rear and side airbags, brake assist, stability control, traction control lane departure warning and other matching safety features. The Outlander however offers standard blind spot monitoring, and integrated turn signal mirrors, variable speed intermittent wipers, fog lights, an alarm, standard auto off headlights and standard rear parking aid, which isn't available on the base trim for the Toyota SUV.


When you buy a new SUV, you want to know that the manufacturer stands behind their product, so it's important to have a solid warranty in case something happens. The RAV4 and the Mitsubishi Outlander both provide warranties and roadside assistance. Toyota offers a 3-year/36,000-mile standard warranty, a 5-year/60,000-mile drivetrain warranty with 2 years of roadside service when you invest in the RAV4. The Outlander provides a 5-year/60,000-mile standard warranty, a 10-year/100,000-mile drivetrain warranty with 5 years of roadside assistance.

To find out more about the 2022 Mitsubishi Outlander, call or come by The Bear Lot and set up a test drive today!