2022 Mitsubishi Outlander vs. 2022 Kia Telluride

2022 Mitsubishi Outlander vs. 2022 Kia Telluride
2022 Kia Telluride


2022 Mitsubishi Outlander


3.8L V6 / 291 hp / 262 lb-ft

Standard Engine

2.5L 4-cylinder / 181 hp / 181 lb-ft
20 mpg city / 26 mpg highway

Fuel Economy

24 mpg city / 30 mpg highway

Trim Levels

87 cu ft

Max Cargo Space

78.5 cu ft





Looking for a powerful new third-row SUV to give your Port Orange commute a serious upgrade? You might be considering the 2022 Mitsubishi Outlander or Kia Telluride. These are both great choices that offer powerful performance specs and sophisticated interior features, but only one model will ultimately best suit your driving needs. So, what’s the difference between the 2022 Mitsubishi Outlander and Kia Telluride? The team at Daytona Mitsubishi has all the details in the guide below so you can compare 3rd-row SUVs and make an informed decision – check it out!

2022 Mitsubishi Outlander vs. Kia Telluride: Price & Trim Levels

The first major difference between the 2022 Mitsubishi Outlander and Kia Telluride is in their price and trim levels. The Kia Telluride starts at $33,390 and offers four available configurations. By contrast, the Mitsubishi Outlander comes at a much lower starting price of $26,495 with seven available configurations. The Outlander also offers a plug-in hybrid variant if you want to maximize your performance and fuel economy on the Ormond Beach roads, whereas the Telluride only has gasoline-powered trims. Here’s the full list of trims:

2022 Mitsubishi Outlander Trim Levels

  • Outlander ES 2.5 2WD
  • Outlander Black Edition
  • Outlander SE 2.5 2WD
  • Outlander SE Tech
  • Outlander SEL Special Edition
  • Outlander SEL
  • Outlander SEL Touring

2022 Kia Telluride Trim Levels

  • Telluride LX
  • Telluride S
  • Telluride EX
  • Telluride SX

2022 Mitsubishi Outlander vs. Kia Telluride: Performance Specs

The Mitsubishi Outlander and Kia Telluride both deliver strong performance specs on the road, making for a sporty and agile ride in the city and on the highway. As with anything, there are trade-offs to consider when picking between these third-row SUVs. The Kia Telluride has the edge when it comes to horsepower and torque, while the Mitsubishi Outlander gets much better gas mileage, meaning you can save on fuel and maximize your efficiency on the road. Check out the full performance specs below:

2022 Mitsubishi Outlander Performance Specs

  • 2.5L 4-cylinder
  • 181 horsepower
  • 181 lb-ft of torque
  • 8-speed continuously variable transmission (CVT)
  • 24 mpg city / 31 mpg highway

2022 Kia Telluride Performance Specs

  • 3.6L V6 engine
  • 291 horsepower
  • 262 lb-ft of torque
  • 8-speed automatic transmission
  • 20 mpg city / 26 mpg highway

Compare 3rd Row SUVs at Daytona Mitsubishi!

Now that we’ve discussed the difference between the 2022 Mitsubishi Outlander and Kia Telluride on paper, you might be interested in getting behind the wheel of the Outlander for yourself! Contact our office or stop by our dealership to set up a test drive around Palm Coast, and we’ll get you behind the wheel in no time. If you’re still on the fence deciding between the 2022 Mitsubishi Outlander or Kia Telluride, be sure to check out our blog posts on the 2022 Mitsubishi Outlander MPG and 2022 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV!


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