The new 2018 Mitsubishi Outlander will be in the market. Japanese car auto-maker Mitsubishi is set to unveil the latest model of the Outlander. This mid-size SUV crossover has undergone a series of redesigns and upgrades since it was first launched in 2001. Mitsubishi guarantees that this will by far, be the best and most comfortable model they have launched. Though a lot has been retained from its immediate predecessor, the 2018 model still got a lot of upgrades and options that the earlier models lacked. Here are the details and specifications of this magnificent automobile.
2018 Mitsubishi Outlander – Exterior Body Styles and Interior Changes
From the outside, the Mitsubishi Outlander 2018 retains a number of details from the 2017 model. However, a few changes are notable. It will measure 185 inches in length, 71 inches in width, 66 inches in height. And weigh just about 3200 pounds. From the front, the Outlander comes with a pair of ultra-thin LED headlights that give it an aggressive, yet attractive outlook.
It also comes with a grille with a chrome finishing. And a large front bumper that houses a pair of impressive LED fog-lights. From the side, this 5-door SUV retains a similar appealing look with a well thought of design. The rear is probably the most attractive. The 2018 Mitsubishi Outlander comes with a pair of impressive LED taillights that stretch from end to end of the rear door.
It also comes with a large rear bumper and an aggressive finishing. It will be riding on 18-inch tires for all terrain as it comes as an FWD or AWD option. With the above exterior details, the 2018 Mitsubishi Outlander will definitely be a major competitor compared to other car makes in its categories like the Honda CR-V and the Toyota Rav4.
The general look of the Outlander’s interior gives you the impression of a great layout with a finishing of high-quality material. It comes with an all leather interior with the availability of different interior colors. It comfortably sits five passengers with an impressive cargo space of up to 34 cubic feet. Space can double to over 60 cubic feet with the rear seats folded down.
The Outlanders dashboard will comprise an array of buttons and controls that are easily noticeable to enable the driver to keep his eyes on the road. It comes with an assortment of options including a voice command system, a high-quality audio system, Bluetooth, GPS and satellite radio connectivity. The dashboard is complemented by a 6.1 inch HD screen with the elegant display.
Safety features on the 2018 Outlander include driver and passenger airbags, rear and side parking assist, stability & traction control and ABS.
2018 Mitsubishi Outlander – Modification under the Hood
Under the hood, the 2018 Mitsubishi Outlander will come with two engine options. A 2.4-liter 4-cylinder capable of producing up to 166 hp with 162 lb-ft of torque. And a 3.0-liter V6 engine with an output of 224 hp with 215 lb-ft of torque.
It is likely that Mitsubishi will offer this model with a 6-speed auto and manual transmission and is capable of hitting a maximum speed of 111 mph. It will easily hit 60 mph in under 7 seconds. Fuel economy makes it a better option to its competitors since it will have a combined mileage consumption of 44 mpg and more on the highway.
2018 Mitsubishi Outlander – Expected MSRP and Availability
The 2018 Mitsubishi Outlander is set to hit dealerships starting mid-2017. It has a price of between $26000 for the FWD series and $32000 for the AWD. More prestigious options like the GT and sports version may start with $40000.