THE MITSUBISHI Outlander is some thing of a quiet achiever in the Medium SUV segment. Regionally, it is the third finest-promoting auto in its class behind the RAV4 and CX-5 and, dollar for greenback, it features a ton far more products – and a considerably more time guarantee – than its Toyota and Mazda rivals.
Nonetheless, you never appear to listen to far too a lot about the humble Outlander it sort of blends into the background… just about as if it purposely avoids the time in the spotlight that it truly justifies.
Built on an all-new Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi alliance platform, the Outlander shares its underpinnings with the Nissan X-Path. Like its cousin, it has a 2705mm wheelbase, but is a little bit for a longer time, wider and taller in general. It’s also fairly bigger than the outgoing product – it steps 4710mm (+15mm) in length, 1862mm (+52mm) in width, and 1745mm (+35mm) in height.
Priced from $34,490 (additionally on-road prices), the Outlander attributes a radical new glance and an all-new engine for 2022. The nine-variant vary involves five- and 7-seat possibilities, two- and all-wheel driveline configurations, and will quickly attribute a pair of plug-in hybrid (PHEV) variants.
At the moment, all Outlander variants are run by a 2.5-litre four-cylinder petrol engine developing 135kW/245Nm. Power is sent to the wheels by way of a repeatedly variable transmission (CVT) and, in two-wheel-travel format, the claimed merged cycle fuel use figure is 7.5 litres for every 100km (8.1L/100km for AWD variants).
The amount of equipment provided across the Outlander array is substantial. All variants obtain alloy wheels, Apple CarPlay and Android Car connectivity, climate command, a reversing digicam, hill descent management, adaptive cruise management and an electric park brake with automobile-hold functionality.
Quilted leather upholstery, automobile headlights and wipers, wi-fi telephone charging, keyless entry and an auto tailgate are uncovered greater up the variety, the next-from-leading Exceed variant on exam ($47,990 +ORCs – an boost of $4000 more than the outgoing model) including seat heaters, 20-inch alloys, LED fog lights, tri-zone local climate control, a BOSE quality audio system, 360-degree camera and panoramic sunroof among the its lots of inclusions.
The Outlander also packs a good deal of common protection inclusions for the money. The variety features the newest suite of airbags – but, importantly, without having curtain airbags for 3rd-row occupants – and driver help techniques, such as driver notice warn, forward collision mitigation with bicycle owner detection and junction support, blind-location warning with brake support, emergency lane alter warn with brake aid, trailer security aid, lane departure warning and lane departure avoidance.
Rear computerized emergency braking, AEB and rear cross-site visitors notify are also obtainable on bigger grades.
All Mitsubishi Outlander variants – and without a doubt all Mitsubishi passenger cars – are offered with a 10-calendar year/200,000km guarantee and capped-rate servicing bundle. Service intervals are set at 12 months or 15,000km (whichever will come 1st) and are priced at $199 each individual for the first 5 a long time. Around the program of a ten years, the Outlander will value $3190 to provider.
Roadside help is provided for the very first four years of ownership.