The horsepower is a this thing that majority of drivers pay the greatest attention to. In this comparison, it is the Ford Kuga II 1.6 EcoBoost 150HP manual that has by 3 horsepower more in relation to the Mitsubishi Outlander III SUV, which makes this vehicle somewhat faster. Because of more horsepower the Ford should as well provide slightly better efficiency in specific gears.
The Ford Kuga II uses 14 % less fuel in the mixed cycle in relation to the Mitsubishi Outlander III SUV 2.0 DOHC MIVEC 147HP manual. The Ford Kuga II 1.6 EcoBoost 150HP manual, being palced in „mini 4x4” class burns up by 0.9 l less of fuel than the average in its class. The average fuel consumption in this class in the combined cycle is 7.5 l.
Maximum torque of the Ford is 43 newton meters bigger than the Mitsubishi Outlander III SUV. Because of this, the Ford Kuga II will accelerate a little bit swifter and be better for overtaking other vehicles. Appropriate use of the flexibility of the engine will also make that the Ford Kuga II 1.6 EcoBoost 150HP manual will burn up less fuel per 100 kilometers.
The Ford uses 12 % less in the urban cycle in comparison to the Mitsubishi Outlander III. The difference at the level of 1.2 l is not perceptible in daily usage of the vehicle but in a few years it would allow you to make a real savings.
Acceleration 0-100 km/h
A small difference amounts to 1.1 s indicates that the Mitsubishi is insignificantly beaten here. In the „small off-road 4x4” class, to which the Mitsubishi Outlander III SUV is assigned, the medium acceleration amounts to 10.9 s and is by 0.1 s slower than acceleration of Mitsubishi’s car.
The top velocity of the Ford Kuga II is greater in comparison to of the Mitsubishi Outlander III SUV 2.0 DOHC MIVEC 147HP manual by 6, which allows the Ford to cover quicker long stretches of highway. The difference at the level of 11 kilometers per hour is small and will be negligible in everyday driving.
Maximal torque RPM
A big difference in revolutions per minute at which the maximum torque is delivered clearly shows that a car which does not require to be revved high is the one of the Ford. The engine of the Mitsubishi Outlander III achieves its full efficiency at 4,195 revolutions/minute which is by 2,595 revolutions/minute lower than the Ford Kuga II 1.6 EcoBoost 150HP manual.
Width of a vehicle directly affects the amount of space for passengers as well as stability during driving. The width of the Ford Kuga II is larger by 39 millimeters in comparison to the Mitsubishi and is not really worth considering. The average for the „small off-road 4x4” segment is 1,797 millimeters and is by 2 percent smaller than the same feature of the Ford Kuga II 1.6 EcoBoost 150HP manual.
Ford Kuga II has 13 millimeters longer wheelbase when compared to the Mitsubishi Outlander III SUV 2.0 DOHC MIVEC 147HP manual. A longer wheelbase provides more stable and comfortable ride, especially at higher speeds. It also gives more storage space. However, cars having a longer wheelbase are not as maneuverable as those with a shorter wheelbase.
Number of gears
The Ford Kuga II 1.6 EcoBoost 150HP manual have a higher gear count than the Mitsubishi Outlander III SUV which means
that Ford Kuga II should have
faster acceleration and better fuel
economy. But the difference is quiet
little and unless you are drag
racer at a timed event you would not
feel the difference.
Gross trailer weight
If you are a tall driver or you happen to carry in the trunk stuffs of large dimensions, the Ford Kuga II 1.6 EcoBoost 150HP manual, which is by 63 millimeters higher than the Mitsubishi Outlander III SUV, is appropriate pick for you. However, these two vehicles do not differ much when it comes to its height and it should not be much observable.