The update coming with 2019 Mitsubishi Outlander will improve and fix all the weaknesses of the crossover. It is popular, comfortable, offers good driving mechanics… but everything is good and very good. And to be on top, you must beat the competition which is far away from you. We can’t say that Outlander will be the number one SUV in the compact segment, but could be a pleasant surprise.
Mitsubishi will try to catch up with the best-selling crossovers. So, redesign of the small SUV is the most likely method. Exterior will suffer dramatic changes. The new look of the front fascia will bring new elements. Furthermore, the interior is getting a refreshment. Its third row was there, but almost useless. However, the crossover will be quiet again. The praised engine is going to be more economical thanks to minor tuning. New drivetrain will come in next generation.
2019 Mitsubishi Outlander Styling and Infotainment
The appearance of the 2019 Mitsubishi Outlander will suffer some changes. While the largest part of the vehicle remains the same, the SUV is getting a new front. Revisit of the grille and bumper will boost the attractiveness of the 2019 Outlander. Angular headlights hold LED lamps, and the hood is lower than before. More aluminum is in body parts, making this crossover aerodynamic and fuel-friendly.
Inside, there are even more modifications. Dashboard gets new parts. Apple CarPlay and Android Auto are expecting updates right before the release. The strength of Mitsubishi Outlander is its wide offer of trim levels. So, we will again see SE, SEL, and GT models.
Mitsubishi Outlander Sport
Top of the class is going to be the 2019 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport version. It brings better safety with new equipment. The company is offering it with forwarding collision mitigation, lane departure warning system, and auto high beam headlights sensors. Also, its appearance is more attractive. The panoramic glass roof will boost impression, both inside and outside. For Outlander Sport a 7-inch HD touchscreen display is standard. Bluetooth, navigation, and audio controls are all there.
2019 Mitsubishi Outlander Drivetrain and Specs
Users of the current Outlander are praising the acceleration of the 2.0-l four-cylinder diesel unit. So, it is not a surprise why Mitsubishi is bringing it back for 2019 Outlander. With this unit, the crossover can achieve 260 lb-ft of torque and 150 hp. Top speed of the SUV is around 125 mph.
This vehicle is one of the most fuel-friendly compact crossovers with 27 mpg combined. For 2019 Mitsubishi Outlander will achieve at least one more mile, or even two. A 2-wheel drive is standard configuration. Buyers can also purchase 4WD, with the automatic or manual transmission.
Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV
The 2019 Mitsubishi Outlander is coming in hybrid variant also. The electric crossover will combine a 2.0-l drivetrain, this time the petrol one, with two electric motors. These 60 kW batteries are going to boost the specs sheet of the SUV. First of all, horsepower rating jumps to 205. The smart engine will make the best combination of two powers for the smooth and quiet ride. Only with electric batteries, Outlander can go 20 miles, while combination with petrol engine will do at around 50 mpg.