2016 Mitsubishi Outlander Earns Mixed Results in Federal Crash Tests | Edmunds

2016 Mitsubishi Outlander Earns Mixed Results in Federal Crash Tests


WASHINGTON — The revised 2016 Mitsubishi Outlander SUV earned mixed results in federal crash tests, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA).

The front-wheel-drive 2016 Outlander earned a four-star overall safety rating from NHTSA, receiving four stars in the front crash test, five stars in the side crash test and four stars in the rollover crash test.

The all-wheel-drive 2016 Outlander earned a five-star overall safety rating from NHTSA, receiving four stars in the front crash test, five stars in the side crash test and four stars in the rollover crash test.

The 2016 Outlander is expected to arrive at Mitsubishi dealerships this summer.

Standard safety equipment includes antilock brakes, traction control, stability control and seven airbags, including a driver's knee airbag. Optional safety equipment includes lane-departure warning and forward collision mitigation.

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety has not rated the 2016 Outlander.

Key competitors to the Outlander include the Dodge Journey, Kia Sorento and Hyundai Santa Fe Sport.

Edmunds says: Car shoppers should note that the 2016 Dodge Journey has not been rated by NHTSA. The 2016 Kia Sorento and 2016 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport earned the top five-star safety rating from NHTSA.

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