2018 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport  2018 Ford Escape 

Compare the 2018 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport Vs The 2018 Ford Escape on Long Island

Shopping for a new car is exciting, but can also be a little overwhelming with so many different options to choose from. Many drivers from the Massapequa and Hempstead NY areae shop around to see what the competition has to offer and to make sure that they are getting the best deal possible. But sometimes that can take a lot of research to figure out which vehicle is best for you. To help our customers all over Long Island, including the Medford NY and Smithtown areas make a well-informed decision, we have compared the Ford Escape to the Mitsubishi Outlander Sport in all the ways that matter most; power, efficiency, price, features, and value. 

Powerful & Efficient

Drivers across Long Island spend a good amount of time behind the wheel and want to enjoy every moment. And they will behind the wheel of the 2018 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport with two powertrain options to choose from that both deliver better fuel economy than the Ford Escape. The Escape is powered by a 1.5-liter EcoBoost, 2.0-liter EcoBoost, or a 2.5-liter four-cylinder. The 2.5-liter four-cylinder can tow up to 3,500 lbs. but is only available on the top level trim, which isn't cheap. The Ford Escape also gets 21 or 23 city MPG and 28, 29 or 30 highway MPG. The Mitsubishi Outlander Sport, however, utilizes either a 2.0-liter four cylinder with 148 horsepower or a 168 horsepower 2.4-liter four-cylinder engine. The standard 2.0-liter engine gets 23 city and 30 highway MPG while the 2.4-liter gets 23 city and 29 highway MPG.


After powertrain and efficiency, features are the something extra that makes the Mitsubishi Outlander Sport a better choice than the Ford Escape. Below is a list of standard features that only the Mitsubishi Outlander Sport has to offer. The Ford Escape either doesn't offer them or they are available only on upper level trims.

  • Remote Fuel Filler Door Release
  • Illuminated Vanity Mirror
  • 7 Inch Touchscreen w/ Rearview Camera
  • Bluetooth Wireless Technology
  • Heated Power Side-View Mirrors

Price & Protection

It is no secret that Smithtown drivers want to save money, and yet again, the Mitsubishi Outlander Sport outshines the Ford Escape in price and protection. The Ford Escape has a starting MSRP of $23,850 and the top level trim costs over $30,000. The Outlander Sport has a starting MSRP of $20,295 and offers the best powertrain warranty on the road. Every Outlander Sport is backed by a ten year/100,000-mile powertrain warranty as well as a 5 year/60,000 mile vehicle warranty and standard roadside assistance. The Ford Escapes only covers you for 3 years or 36,000 miles, with no standard roadside assistance.

The best way to see all of the ways the Mitsubishi Outlander Sport stands out from the crowd is to make your way down to Wantagh Mitsubishi and go for a test drive. Our dealership is a short drive from Massapequa so what are you waiting for? Swing by our Long Island dealership today.