The new model is equipped with a larger-displacement 2.4-liter four-cylinder engine that delivers 168 horsepower, a 20-hp increase over the current 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine.
The 2015 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport 2.4 ES starts at $22,145, including an $850 destination charge. The 2015 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport 2.4 GT is priced at $24,445, including shipping.
Car shoppers can identify the new Outlander Sport 2.4 ES because it has a black center bumper that sets it apart from the standard ES trim level.
The uplevel Outlander Sport 2.4 GT includes such additional features as a power driver's seat, leather-wrapped parking brake handle, aluminum pedals and black roof rails.
A GT Touring package adds leather seating surfaces and a navigation system.
Edmunds says: The compact SUV segment is super hot, and this new Mitsubishi Outlander Sport is poised to catch the eye of many car shoppers.