The new 2018 Mitsubishi Outlander is definitely a vehicle with great potential. The new updated model has arrived with good visibility and solid base features. I should mention an improved base infotainment system along with modern safety equipment. The all-wheel drive is available on all trim-levels, thus, the potential buyers should consider this three-row crossover as an affordable option, especially due to its low starting price.
2018 Mitsubishi Outlander Redesign
Exterior and Interior
The new 2018 Mitsubishi Outlander comes with a pleasant exterior appearance. This stable crossover is available in four possible variants. The first two trim levels are ES and SE models. The remaining two are SEL and GT trim levels and the fifth option is a new plug-in hybrid model. As for the upgrades, it has a new front and rear bumper designs. The new 2018 model also gets a new LED running lights. The list of standard equipment includes a 7.0-inch touchscreen with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, heated side view mirrors, dual-zone climate control and a 18-inch wheels. Furthermore, we can also find a leather-wrapped steering wheel, seven-passenger seating, shift lever and a new center console. On the other side, the list of the available features has been much richer including Forward Collision Mitigation, LED headlights and fog lights, power glass moonroof, a multi-view camera system and automatic high beams. Beside that, it sports a 710-watt Rockford-Fosgate sound system, adaptive cruise control, rear cross-traffic alert and much more. The interior has been conceived to secure top comfort for all passengers, for example, we can find comfortable front seats, however, the third-row seats are suitable enough for the kids, not for the adults.
2018 Mitsubishi Outlander Engine
Under the hood, the new 2018 Mitsubishi Outlander is powered by a 2.4-liter I-4 engine with total output of 166 hp and 162 lb-ft of torque, and the engine is paired with a CVT gearbox. The fuel mileage with front-wheel drive is rated at 25 miles per gallon in city roads and 30 miles per gallon on the highway. Estimated fuel consumption with an all-wheel drive (AWD) model is rated at 24/29 mpg (city/highway). As for the GT model, it sports a 3.0-liter V-6 engine that generates 224 horses and 215 lb-ft of torque and it is matched with a six-speed automatic transmission. This model comes with AWD, the estimated fuel economy is 20 miles per gallon in the city and 27 miles per gallon on the highway.
2018 Mitsubishi Outlander Release Date and Price
The release date of the new 2018 Mitsubishi Outlander is yet to be announced, and the car will cost between $23,795 and $32,095.