2024 Mazda CX-30 vs. 2023 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport Review

Picture of the 2024 Mazda CX-30

2024 Mazda
CX-30

MSRP*: $24,995 to $36,800
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2023 Mitsubishi
Outlander Sport

MSRP*: $22,995 to $28,045
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MPG - City 22 - 26 MPG 23 MPG
MPG - Hwy 30 - 33 MPG 28 - 29 MPG
Seating Capacity 5 seats 5 seats
Cargo Space 45.2 ft3 49.5 ft3
Engine
  • 191-hp, 2.5-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 227-hp, 2.5-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 148-hp, 2.0-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 168-hp, 2.4-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
Transmission Automatic Continuously Variable
Drivetrain All Wheel Drive Four Wheel Drive, Front Wheel Drive
Horsepower 191 - 227 hp 148 - 168 hp
Exterior Length 173.0 in 171.9 in
Exterior Width 70.7 in 71.3 in
Leg Room Front 41.7 in
Rear 36.3 in
Front 41.6 in
Rear 36.3 in
Head Room Front 37.8 - 38.1 in
Rear 38.3 in
Front 39.4 in
Rear 37.9 in

*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed are for educational purposes only, do not reflect the actual selling price of a particular vehicle, and do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.

Comparison Review

Comfort
The Mazda CX-30 offers rear passengers about the same room to stretch out as the Mitsubishi Outlander Sport, with comparable head- and legroom. The Mitsubishi Outlander Sport offers just a little more front head- and legroom than the Mazda CX-30, offering the driver and front passenger a bit more room and comfort.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Mazda CX-30 as you will with the Mitsubishi Outlander Sport, as they are both able to travel similar distances on a tank of gas.

Cost
There are a lot of factors to consider when calculating the overall cost of a vehicle. The main consideration is Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). The Mazda CX-30 is somewhat more expensive than the Mitsubishi Outlander Sport.

Dimensions
The Mazda CX-30 is about the same width as the Mitsubishi Outlander Sport. When looking at overall length, the Mazda CX-30 takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Mitsubishi Outlander Sport.

Handling
The Mazda CX-30 has the same turning radius as the Mitsubishi Outlander Sport, so they both maneuver the same in and out of tight spots.

Performance
The Mazda CX-30 has a little more horsepower than the Mitsubishi Outlander Sport.

Powertrain
With somewhat higher torque, the Mazda CX-30 transmits power to its wheels a bit more effectively than the Mitsubishi Outlander Sport.

Utility
In terms of seating, you'll be able to fit about the same number of people in both the Mazda CX-30 and the Mitsubishi Outlander Sport. The Mazda CX-30 has less cargo space than the Mitsubishi Outlander Sport, which is okay if you don't need to move a lot in one trip.