2018 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport vs. Ford Escape

The 2018 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport and 2018 Ford Escape are two formidable opponents in the capable SUV market. South Suburban Mitsubishi in Matteson, IL, crafted the following model comparison to help you pick the best compact SUV for your lifestyle. Feel free to ask our product specialists any questions you have by contacting us online or giving us a call at (888) 710-1433.

For comparison purposes, our team has researched the 2018 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport SE, starting at $22,995 MSRP, and the 2018 Ford Escape S, starting at $23,940 MSRP.

Interior and Design

The exterior and interior design of your compact SUV can be a make or break feature in the car-buying process. When it comes to satisfying your need for modern amenities, the Outlander Sport leaps ahead of the Escape with a heated six-way adjustable driver's seat and LED running lights. Other key specs included with the Outlander Sport are as follows:

  • 18-in. two-tone alloy wheels
  • Leather-wrapped tilt-and-telescopic steering wheel
  • Color-keyed folding sideview mirrors with turn indicators
  • Heated four-way adjustable front passenger seat

2018 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport and Ford Escape Interior

Safety and Technology

When choosing the SUV that will best fit your lifestyle, the 2018 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport and Ford Escape both use efficient tech and safety, but only the Outlander Sport includes state-of-the-art features built to keep you and your passengers safe. Listed below are the key tech and safety specs of the reliable Outlander Sport.

  • 7-in. Smartphone Link Display audio system with six speakers, Apple CarPlay™, and Android Auto™
  • SiriusXM® satellite radio
  • Anti-lock braking system with electronic brakeforce distribution and brake assist
  • Active stability control

Engine and Specs

While both the Outlander Sport and Escape are capable of the same horsepower, the Outlander Sport boasts better city fuel economy with 23 MPG in comparison to 21 MPG with the Escape. Continue reading for the key engine specs of both the Outlander Sport and the Escape.

2018 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport


2018 Ford Escape



2.5L iVCT I4

168 HP


168 HP

167 lb.-ft.


170 lb.-ft.

23 MPG/28 MPG

EPA-Estimated Fuel Economy


21 MPG/29 MPG

Price and Incentives

The 2018 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport starts at $22,995 MSRP, while the 2018 Ford Escape starts at $23,940 MSRP. To make your favorite Mitsubishi compact SUV more affordable, browse through out available lease offers and incentives. Don't miss out on your favorite deal because they are frequently changing!

2018 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport

Schedule a Test Drive

The 2018 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport is ready and waiting for you to get behind the wheel at South Suburban Mitsubishi in Matteson, IL. Schedule a test drive at our dealership by browsing through our Outlander Sport inventory and completing our online form. The model you love will be waiting for you upon your arrival! Don't hesitate to ask our team any questions you have regarding the 2018 Outlander Sport by calling us at (888) 710-1433.

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