Colorado - 2018 Mitsubishi Outlander

Model Overview

More than a new model, the 2018 Mitsubishi Outlande represents for Mitsubishi the firstborn of a new generation of car. It must also be admitted there is a specific gap between market developments and the arrival of products. As a historical 4x4 specialist, Mitsubishi was one of the last to unveil its compact SUV.

If the new Outlander risks disconcerting customers of the previous 2017 Mitsubishi Outlander version by its new look, the new 2018 Mitsubishi Outlande is nonetheless full of good qualities. The new Outlander will also need to stand out in a field full of challenging competition. If we compare models with the 2017 Mitsubishi Outlander, the new Outlander is more likely to convince buyers.

Differences of the New vs. Old Model - Exterior

When we compare models, we see that the Outlander finally seems more in line with the modern SUVs, even if he abandons a little the 4x4 style. These efforts to improve the design are reflected in the form of the bodywork. This Outlander marks the end of the personal and aggressive manner of the previous model.

Indeed, this is very subjective, but its impressive personality is probably due to its flat grill. However, the style has never been applied with as much vigor as it is today. The most striking is, of course, the outright abandonment of the "Jet Fighter" front inspired by the Mitsubishi fighter aircraft.

The old radical grill was referred to as the fighter plane. Some will miss the old grill, while others will appreciate the return to more sobriety. This discrepancy is a maxim old as the world.

Colorado - 2018 Mitsubishi Outlander's Interior

Differences of the New vs. Old Model - Interior

If we look at the new cabin, then the Outlander seduces, to the point of making us want to buy it. The passengers are also spoiled with princely livability. And then there is its comfort too, with excellent soundproofing and an outstanding suspension. The entire upper part of the dashboard is dressed in foamed plastics, and the materials are of good quality, while the assemblies are rigorous.

Even the third row is no longer considered a punishment. The trunk also progresses in size even more with seats folded. Starting with the driver who will feel at ease at the wheel, whatever its size.

Another good point is the modularity, smart and showing progress. The Outlander has also made an effort to improve the comfort of the last two passengers. Therefore, the bench gives way to two seats that are more comfortable and easier to handle.

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Differences of the New vs. Old Model - Mechanical

There are also no disturbing behavioral characteristics. Pleasant to drive, the manufacturer progresses appreciably in mechanical approval. But beyond all these cold figures, what impresses is the velvety engine: a real turbine, which runs with great finesse.

At high speed, the power is higher. This last variant also offers the choice of the transmission with two or four-wheel drive and the manual or automatic transmission. The automatic transmission adds all the flexibility you could want.

Moreover, the 2.2 now develops the same power as his little brother of 1.8 still endowed with the MIVEC. On the road, the Outlander makes all the difference with a surprisingly lively and incisive behavior. To achieve this result, the engineers have hunted for the extra pounds, a challenge with the marked improvement in quality.

Another change is, therefore, the motorization. Discreet except during the acceleration phase, the Japanese motor is always available and propels the Outlander and its occupants without fail. It is also true that the performance of the 2.4 L automatic is not bad for a vehicle in this segment. Furthermore, these Mitsubishi engineers have not finished surprising us.

When driving, however, the Outlander impresses with the apparent goodwill of its engine which shows remarkable flexibility, agreeing to resume on all speeds at less than 1500 rpm, even though the latest gears have been extended. An excellent result, taking into account the specifications of this car, with automatic transmission and all-wheel drive. There are also storage spaces under the floor.

The gearbox is also new, and it is quite well guided and accurate. Mitsubishi has undoubtedly kept the 2.2 (the original PSA 2.2 had already been replaced by a Japanese engine on the previous generation), but if we stick to the datasheet, the power regresses significantly. At low speeds, the torque is also increased.

It also feels more comfortable on long drives. Specifically, this is a variable intake system that uses separate cam profiles on intake and exhaust valve camshafts. Therefore, there is no question of regularly taking advantage of all the capacities of the four cylinders. The modularity is also classic and allows for family use. Driven by flexibility, the Outlander gives us an average level of fuel consumption for its category.

Differences of the New vs. Old Model - Safety

Also, the company has spent significantly when it comes to safety. Therefore, the automobile comes with first-class components, such as a camera to assist you when you are reversing the car, an adaptive cruise control system, and a line crossing warning system. Please remember, if you desire to pay money for this automobile, you may want to buy it from Skyline Mitsubishi, an efficient dealer in Thornton Colorado and serving Thornton Denver Boulder.

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