Outlander is an off-road crossover whose popularity came with excellent performance and fine design. For upcoming season, Japanese carmaker prepared visual changes to make it more impressive. Not only that, but 2018 Mitsubishi Outlander is now more comfortable, fuel-friendly and possibly cheaper. Available in few trims, new SUV offers various styles. With all upgrades on the Outlander, warning is sent to competition. However, the most benefits from that is for buyers. They will have wider offer of vehicles.
2018 Mitsubishi Outlander redesign
New 2018 Mitsubishi Outlander is coming with many changes and revisits. These will boost its overall position in crossover market. Popularity of off-road SUVs is growing and competition is bigger. With this kind of situation, all vehicles must follow modern trends to keep up with rivals. Example is not only for top classes. Refreshing the look is one of the most important things. That is exactly what Nissan had to do after poor critics of previous model. The 2018 Outlander is again 7-seater, and now comes in 4 trim levels. Some of the features worth of mention are 18-inch wheels on base model, LED lamps and automatic climate. Nevertheless, there are also adjustable driver seat and voice command feature. Audio system is getting a boost with 6 speakers and CD player. Higher trims offer more features, and Outlander GT tops the range.
2018 Mitsubishi Outlander drivetrain
We have two types of powertrains for 2018 Mitsubishi Outlander. Entry-level ES, and mid-range models SE and finally SEL are getting power from 2.4-l four-cylinder unit. It sends power through automated CVT to front wheels. Total output is 166 horses and 160 lb-ft of torque. All-wheel drive is also available for purchase. Comparing to these, top of the class model, Outlander GT offers stronger V6 engine. Its displacement is 3.0-liter. Also, system pairs drivetrain with 6-speed automatic gearbox, which distributes power to all wheels. Finally, larger unit can make more power, 225 horses and 215 lb-ft of torque.
2018 Mitsubishi Outlander fuel economy
Finally, engineers put a lot of effort to increase fuel economy on the 2018 Mitsubishi Outlander. By that, result comes with combined mpg rate around 27. Number is for FWD models with 4-cylinder engine, while AWD system takes slightly more fuel. GT model with V6 engine records significant increase of the fuel usage. Estimated combined consumption there is 23 mpg.