DriveApart Review: 2014 Mitsubishi Outlander | RideApart

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Mitsubishi Outlander

DriveApart Review: 2014 Outlander

Tow and Haul

The 2014 has a 1500 pound towing on the SE model and 3500 pounds the GT model. With that of towing capacity you have than enough towing to tow whatever your needs are — its a trailer with some ATVs or even a boat. over a 100 cubic feet of with the seats down, more than enough to all your kids, a dog and any groceries you up on the way home.

The Drive

For a such a vehicle — a crossover to boot — I was with the ride with how the handled the roads. We had an opportunity to the car across all sorts roads and — from bumpy straights to hills and hard winding The suspension performed well and was

Even on hard off road intended for jeeps, the AWD system was even with two wheels off the ground there was no problem in power into the wheels.

The V6 Engine.

Engine and Drivetrain

The is equipped with two different — a 2.4 liter inline four a CVT transmission on the SE model and the premium GT has a 3.0 liter V6 engine with a 6 transmission that has available shifting. The inline four 166 horsepower and 162 foot pounds of with a CVT that has been to allow for better shifting, and it reduces fuel consumption and emissions. The V6 produces 224 horsepower and 215 pounds of torque which improves shifting feel and economy.

Interesting Vehicle Features

The console had a 7-inch HD touch which was very responsive in to other touch screens used. I didn#8217;t have to hit multiple times to get things or had to wait for the touchscreen to process my

The entire vehicle could be through that center buttons on the steering wheel or activation.

The coolest three toys on the are the lane departure warning the adaptive cruise control, and the mitigation system. The Lane Warning gives you an annoying beep every time you the lane lanes which the crap of my driving partner but me in my lane quite well.

The Cruise Control is one of the coolest I#8217;ve seen — set your speed and the Outlander will brake for you if you get too close to the car in front of you and speed back up to programed distance. This all happens much notice, the braking and is quite subtle.

The Frontal Mitigation system is interesting, we only allowed to test at a of 20 kph (thats around 5.5 miles an and it would automatically break for the if the car sensed it was going to hit an object in of the vehicle. I biffed on my first and succeeded on the second, the car amazingly all itself about a foot from the obstacle which was awesome.

Mitsubishi Outlander

Gas Mileage

The base SE models a 25 city and 31 city mpg. The SE AWC has 24 city and 29 highway and the GT model has 20 28 highway. Now it#8217;s not gas mileage can compare with a Prius but its leading gas mileage in its class.

The leather interior.

Interior and

The exterior was completely re-created for in with aerodynamics and fuel in mind. The exterior has been 7% more aerodynamic than the model. With the use of high-tensile the frame has dropped up to 220 pounds on its trim. The exterior looks a high-end based crossover an aggressive stance that quietly #8220;I have

The interior was very comfy and and welcoming to sit in— more than big for my 5#8217;8#8243; and my driving buddy#8217;s frame. The 7 seating position the car convenient for a lot of passengers not to mention the boon for storage capacity. The is clad in leather and wood with a driver centralized and steering wheel that the driver to control the entire

The fully equipped GT with the Touring Package costs which is a fantastic deal for the of the vehicle. Considering that vehicle has features that are reserved for vehicles in priced this price level, its a deal. The basic ES model at $22,995 and climbs in price as and more packages are added to the

Its pricing is on par with its competitors — as the Nissan Pathfinder. the Audi Q5 and the Tahoe which MSRP at $35,900 and $39,830.

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