The Outlander beat out competition include the Toyota FJ Cruiser and Jeep Wrangler. Brand new in 2014, the Outlander’s 5-year cost to own is projected at $38,359. Kelley Blue Book crunches all the numbers to predict the lowest cost of ownership. Costs include depreciation, fuel costs, finance and insurance fees, maintenance and repair rates and state fees.
It’s impressive for a vehicle to win this award in its first year of existence. You’ll get a low monthly payments at the starting base price. Then you’ll also get that piece of mind throughout your ownership history, thanks to a 10-year, 100,000 mile powertrain warranty.
But as KBB says: There’s more to recommend the Outlander than price alone though.
The Outlander has a number of safety features, including automatic braking and lane departure warning. KBB says the Outlander is least expensive vehicle to offer these safety option. KBB always loves the size of Outlander, because it’s not too big, but still provide you with plenty of cargo space.