Superb fuel economy.
All-wheel drive is available.
Attractive exterior styling.
Comfortable and supportive seating in both rows.
Approximately 700 pounds lighter than the standard size Outlander.
Extremely small turning circle makes it easy to park and maneuver in tight spaces.
Fantastic audio system.
Rated “Good” in front and side crash tests.
Controls are easy to identify and use while driving.
FUSE is standard.
Ride is firm, but smooth and pleasantly quiet.
Affordable pricing makes it attractive to consumers with smaller budgets.
Choice of manual or automatic transmission.
Extreme amount of body roll while cornering.
Handling is not nearly as sporty as its appearance.
Cargo capacity is limited whether the rear seat is up or down.
Tall drivers may find that they do not have enough head room.
Could use a little more leg room in the rear seat to accommodate taller passengers.
Passenger cabin is a bit dull.
The continuously variable transmission is quite disappointing as it seems to shift very slowly, decreasing acceleration speeds.
Meager engine power.
Some may find the ride a little too firm.