2020 Mitsubishi Models At-A-Glance
The tech-savvy Mitsubishi Motors has five vehicles available for the 2020 model year. Here’s a quick breakdown of each. Mitsubishi vehicles open up many affordable possibilities for various drivers.
2020 Mitsubishi Outlander
The original icon of the brand, the 2020 Mitsubishi Outlander is currently available with 6 trims; These trims include the ES, SE, LE, SP, SEL, and GT. The Outlander GT is the only trim to come standard with super all-wheel control (S-AWC) and the four trims are available with two-wheel drive, all-wheel control (AWC), or S-AWC.
The Outlander lineup includes two engine options. With the exception of the GT, all trims are powered by the 2.4-liter inline-4 engine built with Mitsubishi’s MIVEC technology, which is a system that alters the timing of the opening and closing of the engine cylinders’ air/fuel intake and exhaust valves. Capable of generating 166 horsepower and 162 lb-ft of torque, and paired to Mitsubishi’s continuously variable automatic transmission (CVT), this engine gives the Outlander an average fuel economy of 25 mpg in the city and 30 mpg on the highway.
The Mitsubishi Outlander GT is powered by a 3.0-liter V6 engine with MIVEC, capable of generating 224 horsepower and 215 lb-ft of torque. With a slightly larger engine, the Outlander GT has a combined city and highway fuel economy of 22 mpg.
All Outlander trims have a seating capacity of seven passengers and a cargo volume of 63.3 cubic feet behind the front row seats, which is possible due to the 60/40 split-fold second-row and 50/50 fold-flat third row. The Outlander ES has a 7-inch touchscreen with a rearview camera digital and an HD Radio. The other five Outlander trims come standard with an 8-inch smartphone link display audio system with Apple CarPlay and Google Android Auto. Standard on the 2020 Mitsubishi Outlander GT is the Mitsubishi Power Sound System, which has eight-premium speakers, that provide rich trebles and deep, resounding bass and will play your favorite songs and playlists.
Starting MSRP for the Mitsubishi Outlander is $24, 895, (plus destination fee) for the ES; $26,895, (plus destination fee) for the ES with the AWC.
2020 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV
“The world’s best-selling plug-in hybrid SUV”, a.k.a the 2020 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV is currently available in just two trims which are the SEL S-AWC and GT S-AWC.
Although one engine option is available for both trims, this particular engine is all you will need. This engine has a 2.0-liter DOHC engine with MIVEC made with a 16-valve and 4 cylinders. It has 117 horsepower with 137 lb-ft of torque. Both trims have a Twin AC synchronous permanent magnetic motor. With the Outlander PHEV, drivers can easily plug-in and charge his or her car through the use of electric power by either stopping at DC Fast Charging Station or the comfort of his or her home with a standard household plug. It is also optional to use gas power if necessary.
The EPA estimated that the total driving range for the Outlander PHEV is about 310 miles. The combined fuel economy is about 74 MPGe for both electricity and gas power.
The seating capacity of both trims of 5 passengers and a cargo volume of 66.6 cubic feet behind the front row seats. Besides the Mitsubishi Power Sound System and multi-view camera on the GT, standard convenience features are pretty much the same. Both trims with an 8.0-inch display smartphone link, Apple CarPlay, and Google Android Auto, HD radio, steering wheel audio and phone controls, Mitsubishi Remote Control, remote keyless entry, and much more.
The starting MSRP for the Outlander PHEV is $36,295, (plus destination fee) for the SEL and $41,695, (plus destination fee) for the GT.
2020 Eclipse Cross
The 2020 Eclipse Cross comes with four trims; the ES, LE, SE, and SEL. This model is known for its stellar warranty, specifically the 10-year/100,000 mile powertrain warranty.
The 2020 Cross is also known for its engine, which direct-injection turbocharged and gives it an easy and smooth ride. The engine has a 1.5-liter DOHC component with MIVEC. The horsepower comes at 152 across all trims with 184 lb-ft of torque. With the exception of the base ES trim, the fuel economy is also the same, coming at a 25 mpg for the city and 28 for the highway, while the ES comes at 26 for the city and 29 for the highway.
The Eclipse Cross fits 5 passengers on all trims with a cargo volume of 48.9 cubic feet. The ES has a 7.0-inch display audio while all other trims have a 7.0-inch smartphone link display with AppleCarPlay and Android Auto. All trims have many infotainment features like D radio, Eco indicator and mode switch, adaptive cruise control, rear heater floor ducts, remote keyless entry, floor console cup holders with illumination and Bluetooth wireless technology.
Starting MSRP for the Eclipse Cross is $22,995, (plus destination fee) for the base ES trim and the SEL trim being the highest at $27,145, (plus destination fee).
2020 Mitsubishi Mirage
All trims (ES, LE, SE, and GT) of the 2020 Mitsubishi Mirage are powered by the same engine throughout its lineup. Under the hood is a 1.2-liter DOHC engine with MIVEC; built with a double overhead camshaft (DOHC), stress is taken off of the engine’s cylinders during the intake/exhaust of air and fuel, leading to better performance. Across the lineup, the engine has an output of 78 horsepower and 74 lb-ft of torque. The ES is paired up with the 5-speed manual transmission, while all other trims are paired to an INVECS-III CVT automatic. The main beauty is in the fuel economy, a solid 36/43 mpg city/highway.
The Mitsubishi Mirage seats five passengers and has a cargo volume of 17.1 cubic-feet with rear seats down. Entertainment is a standard 4-speaker system with USB across all four trims, with the LE, SE, and GT coming with a smartphone link, Apple CarPlay, and Google Android Auto.
Starting MSRP for the Mitsubishi Mirage is $13,995, (plus destination fee) for the ES; $15,295, (plus destination fee) for the ES with CVT.
2020 Mitsubishi Mirage G4
The 2020 Mitsubishi Mirage G4 has three trims, all powered by the same engine as the 2020 Mitsubishi Mirage, also with the same output. The Mirage G4 ES is paired to a 5-speed manual transmission, but can be upgraded to an INVECS-III CVT, standard on the LE and SE. All trims have the same fuel economy with 35 mpg in the city and 41 mpg on the highway.
Five passengers can sit comfortably in the Mirage G4, and consumers can fit cargo into 12.6 cubic-feet of space. Standard on the LE and SE, but optional in the ES is a 6.5-inch display with smartphone link, Apple CarPlay, and Google Android Auto. All trims come with a basic 4-speaker system as well as the Bluetooth hands-free phone system with steering wheel-mounted controls.
Starting MSRP for the Mitsubishi Mirage G4 is $14,995 for the ES, $ 17,195, (plus destination fee) for LE and $17,17745, (plus destination fee) for SE.