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2010 Mitsubishi Outlander Review

Fair (and Foul) Weather Friend

A three-quarter front view of a 2010 Mitsubishi Outlander GT

In short: A smartly-designed all-wheel drive SUV.


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his small SUV offers a luxury feel at an affordable price thanks to standard features like Sirius satellite radio, Sportronic paddle shifters, and an innovative Super All-Wheel Control system that allows for smooth handling and improved steering control in any weather condition.

Warranty/Service: 5-year/60,000-mile basic warranty; 7-year/100,000-mile rust warranty; 10-year/100,000-mile drivetrain warranty; 5-year/unlimited mile roadside assistance.


QUICK SHEET
Base Price: $29,250 / As tested: $33,015

Technical Specifications

Vehicle type: front engine, all-wheel drive, 5-passenger, 4-door SUV

Engine: 3.0-liter, V6 engine with variable valve timing
Horsepower: 230 hp @ 6,250 rpm
Torque: 204 lb-ft @ 4,000 rpm
Transmission: 6-speed automatic

Curb weight:
4,306 lbs
Wheelbase: 105.1 in
Length/Width/Height: 182.7/70.9/67.7 in
Turning circle: 34.8 ft

Brakes:
4-wheel disc brakes with ABS
Suspension: MacPherson front strut; multi-link rear suspension

Traction: Super All-Wheel Control with drive mode selector; active stability control

0-60 mph: 7.4 seconds

EPA City:
18 mpg
EPA Highway: 24 mpg

Safety:
advanced front dual front airbags; front seat-mounted side airbags; side curtain airbags

Likes: luxurious interior; intelligent all-wheel drive; utility
Dislikes: wind noise; doors

 

A three-quarter front view of a white 2009 Mitsubishi Outlander SE

Mitsubishi Outlander SE
The Outlander is also available in the SE trim level, which comes fitted with a 2.4 liter, DOHC 4-cylinder, an electronically controlled 4-wheel drive system, and a drive mode selector that allows for easy transitioning between 2-wheel drive and 4-wheel drive settings.

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