2017 Mitsubishi Outlander Review, SE, GT, ES

If you have paid attention to the types of vehicles present in lineups announced for the coming year by car manufacturing giants, then you must have noticed a 2017 Mitsubishi Outlander. All of them seem to be focusing more on crossovers and SUVs rather than sedans or pickup trucks. Mitsubishi unveiled its lineup for the coming year as well recently, which featured an updated version of one of its most prominent products that are the 2017 Mitsubishi Outlander. The Mitsubishi Outlander despite its demand is still not considered as strong as its counterparts.

However, to gain a better understanding of the vehicle, we must first understand the inner workings of the Mitsubishi Outlander.

2017 Mitsubishi Outlander front

2017 Mitsubishi Outlander – Engine Specs:

Like many of Mitsubishi’s current lineup models, the Outlander has also been installed with a 2.4-liter engine with four-cylinders, SOHC 16 valves, and inline-4. Apart from this, it has an aluminum block and head and a port fuel injection. The engine is powered by a continuously variable transmission or CVT and can provide a 166 hp, with a torque of 162 lb. ft. The fuel economy of the Outlander proved better in real life than on paper; with a fuel economy of 24 mpg in the city, and 29 mpg if you are driving on the highway. There will probably be an engine of 3.0-liter that will generate 224 hp and 2015 lb-ft.

Apart from this, the car can accelerate to a speed of 60 mph from 0 mph in 9.3 seconds, which many analysts believe is very slow. This is due to the car being dynamically challenged because of the modest power supplied and the CVT.

2017 Mitsubishi Outlander – Dimensions:

Wheelbase105.1 inches
Length184.8 inches
Width71.3 inches
Height66.1 inches
Passenger Volume126 cu ft
Cargo Volume10 cu ft
Curb Weight3668 lb

2017 Mitsubishi Outlander rear

2017 Mitsubishi Outlander – Interior, Exterior, and Other Features:

The interior and inner cabin of the Outlander is certainly a pleasant surprise. The most basic of the amenities provided include a USB port with two 12-volt charging sockets. Heated exterior mirrors, a rear camera, and airbags are also part of the new interior. The cabin is now also equipped with Bluetooth connectivity to the steering wheel controls, dual zone automatic climate control and premium leather seating and a 6.1 inches touch screen for entertainment.

The vehicle has three rows of seats, which has garnered a polarized reaction from users concerning the space available.

On the other hand, the exterior of the Mitsubishi Outlander has barely changed from previous models of the crossover. However, some additional features include improved smartphone connectivity partly due to the installation of Mitsubishi’s Smartphone Link Display Audio with Apple Carplay and Android Auto, LED lighting and LS Safety Pack.

2017 Mitsubishi Outlander interior

2017 Mitsubishi Outlander – Pricing and Release Date:

The base price for a 2017 Mitsubishi Outlander is $24,400. However, the price can vary depending on the model and type of specs you have. The following list gives details about models and their respective costs.

ES – $24,400

SE – $25,400

SEL – $26,400

GT – $32,600

GT Touring – $40,000

The Outlander is available in the market now, and comes with a warranty of five years and 100,000 km.

Reactions to the Outlander have been split between two extremes of favorable and unfavorable. But many specs found in the Outlander compared to those found it rival vehicles, make the ratings tilt more towards favorable rather than unfavorable.

Nonetheless, as always, we advise our readers to invest carefully by consulting professional car dealers; be mindful while buying a car as it needs to be long-lasting and sturdy in the long run.

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