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2007 Mitsubishi Outlander XLS 4WD Review


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A three-quarter front view of a 2007 Mitsubishi Outlander XLS

In short: A value-oriented midsize SUV.

oads of cargo space and a pleasant driving experience make this modern SUV a great family vehicle. However, should you be in the mood for a little big kid fun, the Outlander's electronically-conrtrolled 4WD system and 220-horsepower V6 engine are just the tools you need when you feel like getting down and dirty.

The interior of the 2007 Mitsubishi Outlander XLS

A look under the hood of the 2007 Mitsubishi Outlander XLS

A three-quarter rear view of a 2007 Mitsubishi Outlander XLS

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Warranty/Service: Ten-year/100,000-mile powertrain limited warranty; five-year/60,000-mile new vehicle limited warranty; five-year/unlimited-mile roadside assistance

Base Price: $25,010/As Tested: $25,635

Technical Specifications

Vehicle type: midsize 4-door SUV

Engine: 3.0-liter V6
Horsepower: 220 hp
Torque: 204 ft-lbs

Curb weight: 3,791 lbs.
Wheelbase: 105.1 in
182.7/70.9/67.7 in
Turning circle: 34.8 ft

Brakes: all-wheel ABS

Safety: dual front airbags; front seat-mounted side airbags; side curtain airbags; tire pressure monitoring system

Suspension: all-wheel independent suspension

EPA City: 19 mpg
EPA Highway: 26

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Photography: AlphaMedia

(Updated: 07/07/10 NW)

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