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2014 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport Named to Kelley Blue Book's "10 Most Affordable SUVs" List


CYPRESS, CA--May 20, 2014: Mitsubishi Motors North America, Inc. (MMNA) is proud to see its affordably-priced and fuel-efficient 2014 Outlander Sport 5-passenger compact crossover/SUV named to Kelley Blue Book's "10 Most Affordable SUVs" list.

With a starting MSRP of only $19,470 and an EPA-rated fuel economy of up to 24 mpg city/31 mpg highway, the 2014 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport includes a long list of welcome amenities as part of this stylish crossover's standard equipment package. Among these items are stylish 18-in. alloy wheels; heated side view mirrors; auto-off halogen headlights; fuel-saving Electric Power Steering (EPS); air conditioning with micron filtration; leather-wrapped steering wheel and shift knob; and Mitsubishi Motors' convenient FUSE Hands-Free Link System® with Bluetooth®, USB port and steering wheel-mounted controls, among many other features.

Rated as a "Top Safety Pick" by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), safety technologies and features equipped on every 2014 Outlander Sport model include seven (7) air bags including a driver's side knee air bag; Active Stability Control (ASC) with Traction Control Logic (TCL); Hill Start Assist (HSA); Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS); anti-lock braking system (ABS) with Electronic Brake-force Distribution (EBD); and Mitsubishi Motors' patented Reinforced Impact Safety Evolution (RISE) body/chassis construction technology that helps absorb and/or dissipate energy in the event of a collision to help protect the vehicle's occupants.

The 2014 Outlander Sport joins its larger sibling – the 2014 Outlander 7-passenger crossover/SUV – that was named the Best Mid-Size SUV/Crossover in Kelley Blue Book's "2014 5-Year Cost to Own" award based on overall operational costs including insurance, financing, fuel expenditure, vehicle maintenance and repairs.