Toyota RAV4 2006 vs Mitsubishi Outlander 2006

Toyota RAV4
2006 - 2009
Mitsubishi Outlander
2006 - 2009
Gearbox: AutomaticAutomatic
Engine: 2.4 Petrol2.4 Petrol
Camshaft drive: Timing chainTiming belt
Engine chain usually needs to be replaced less often than the timing belt, but the cost of replacing the chain is usually higher. Chain motors are considered to be more reliable, but noisier and more vibration generating.


Power: 170 HP160 HP
Torque: 224 NM213 NM
Acceleration 0-100 km/h: 10.6 seconds11.2 seconds
Toyota RAV4 is more dynamic to drive.
Toyota RAV4 engine produces 10 HP more power than Mitsubishi Outlander, whereas torque is 11 NM more than Mitsubishi Outlander. Thanks to more power Toyota RAV4 reaches 100 km/h speed 0.6 seconds faster.

Fuel consumption

Fuel consumption (l/100km): 10.310.1
Toyota RAV4 consumes 0.2 litres more fuel per 100 km than the Mitsubishi Outlander, which means that if you drive 15,000 km in a year, the Toyota RAV4 could require 30 litres more fuel.
Fuel tank capacity: 60 litres59 litres
Full fuel tank distance: 580 km in combined cycle580 km in combined cycle

Drive type

Wheel drive type: 4x4 - AWD (all-wheel-drive)All wheel drive (AWD, 4x4)


Engine production duration: 19 years21 years
Engine spread: Installed on at least 2 other car models, including Toyota Previa, Toyota CamryInstalled on at least 3 other car models, including Mitsubishi Galant, Mitsubishi Grandis, Mitsubishi Eclipse
In general, the longer and for more car models an engine is produced, the better its serviceability and availability of spare parts. Mitsubishi Outlander might be a better choice in this respect.


Length: 4.40 m4.54 m
Width: 1.82 m1.75 m
Height: 1.72 m1.62 m
Toyota RAV4 is 14 cm shorter than the Mitsubishi Outlander, 7 cm wider, while the height of Toyota RAV4 is 10 cm higher.
Trunk capacity: 586 litres402 litres
Trunk max capacity:
with rear seats folded down
1470 litres1691 litres
Even though the car is shorter, Toyota RAV4 has 184 litres more trunk space than the Mitsubishi Outlander. The Mitsubishi Outlander may have more interior space, so the cabin could be more spacious and more comfortable for the driver and passengers. The maximum boot capacity (with all rear seats folded down) is larger in Mitsubishi Outlander (by 221 litres).
Turning diameter: 10.2 meters11.4 meters
The turning circle of the Toyota RAV4 is 1.2 metres less than that of the Mitsubishi Outlander, which means Toyota RAV4 can be easier to manoeuvre in tight streets and parking spaces.
Gross weight (kg): 2`1102`300
above average

below average
Toyota RAV4 has fewer problems.
According to annual technical inspection data Mitsubishi Outlander has serious deffects in 15 percent more cases than Toyota RAV4, so Toyota RAV4 quality is probably better
Average price (€): 50003400
Rating in user reviews: 7.7/10 7.9/10
Pros and Cons: Toyota RAV4 has
  • timing chain engine
  • more power
  • more dynamic
  • roomier boot
  • better manoeuvrability
  • fewer faults
Mitsubishi Outlander has
  • timing belt engine
  • lower price
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