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2017 Mitsubishi Outlander SE

vs. 2017 Ford Escape SE

When looking for a larger vehicle for your passengers or gear in Morgantown, two great options are the 2017 Mitsubishi Outlander SE and the 2017 Ford Escape. We put these SUVs to the test to see which would come out on top. Keep reading to see how they match up.



One of the most important things when purchasing a new vehicle is of course the price. The Outlander SE wins this round with a starting price of $24,495. The Escape SE requires you to spend a bit more cash at $25,250. The Outlander also saves you a bit more on gas. It gets 25/30 city/highway MPG, while the Escape gets 23/30 city/highway MPG.


Here are some of the features you get on the Outlander SE:

  • Push button start
  • FAST-Key passive entry system
  • Heated front seats
  • Dual USB ports
  • 7” Smartphone Link Display Audio System

The Ford Escape SE has some similar features, but there are a ton of standard and optional features on the Outlander that you can’t even get on the Ford Escape SE. A few of these are:

  • Privacy Glass
  • Power Tilt/Sliding Sunroof
  • Sun/Moon Roof
  • Trailer Hitch Receiver

When you consider all these features and what comes standard for the price, the Outlander comes out ahead.



While both of these choices are considered compact SUVs, the Outlander seats seven while the Escape only seats five. Even though the Outlander has that extra row, it has more second-row leg room for your passengers. You’ll also have much more space for you luggage or any other gear you might be hauling with the Outlander’s quick-folding seats.

Drive Away in the 2017 Mitsubishi Outlander SE

If all of this hasn’t convinced you already, visit us at Morgantown Mitsubishi and check out the Mitsubishi Outlander in person. We can’t wait to show you all the features on this vehicle and take you for a test drive. The Outlander is tons of fun to drive, fuel efficient, and starts at an affordable price. You’ll soon see why more and more people are choosing the Mitsubishi Outlander. To get started, simply stop by or call us at 304-296-4401.