2018 Mitsubishi Outlander Review, Redesign, Engine and Photos

Outlander is an off-road crossover whose popularity came with outstanding performance and fine design. For upcoming season, Japanese carmaker prepared visual changes to produce it more impressive. Not simply that, but 2018 Mitsubishi Outlander is now more comfortable, fuel-friendly and possibly more affordable. Obtainable in few trims, new SUV gives various styles. With all upgrades on the Outlander, warning is sent to competitors. On the other hand, the most benefits from that is for buyers. They will have wider provide of vehicles.

2018 Mitsubishi Outlander Redesign

New 2018 Mitsubishi Outlander is coming with a lot of changes and revisits. These will boost its overall position in crossover market. Popularity of off-road SUVs is developing and competitors is bigger. With this type of situation, all vehicles have to stick to modern trends to maintain up with rivals. Example is not simply for top classes. Refreshing the look is one of the most important issues. That is precisely what Nissan had to complete immediately after poor critics of prior 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 finding a boost with 6 speakers and CD player. Higher trims offer you 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 acquiring power from 2.4-l four-cylinder unit. It sends power via automated CVT to front wheels. Total output is 166 horses and 160 lb-ft of torque. All-wheel drive is also obtainable for purchase. Comparing to these, top of the class model, Outlander GT gives 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 Engine

2018 Mitsubishi Outlander Fuel Economy

Lastly, 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. Quantity is for FWD models with 4-cylinder engine, even though AWD system takes slightly more fuel. GT model with V6 engine records substantial boost of the fuel usage. Estimated combined consumption there is 23 mpg.