Fun Facts About the 2019 Mitsubishi Outlander
The midsize crossover that competes with the Ford Edge, Jeep Grand Cherokee, and the Honda Passport is the one, the only Mitsubishi Outlander. With the new year comes many more features. Here are some updates throughout the year.
Launched in 2013, the Outlander receives several periodic updates. For 2015, a new front-end design changed the Outlander’s look. And for 2019, Mitsubishi updated the exterior again with new headlights, new wheels, and a new upper/lower grille. A plug-in hybrid Outlander became available in the United States for the first time in 2018, after being sold elsewhere successfully for several years.
WHAT’S NEW FOR 2019?
There isn’t much that’s new for 2019 aside from the SE trims now have more standard safety equipment, including rear cross-traffic warning and blind-spot. The GT, which is the highest-priced trim, adds forward collision mitigation, lane departure warning, and automatic brights. The Outlander Sport belongs to the first-generation model, which debuted in 2011.
Here is a summary of Mitsubishi Outlander’s Specifications:
The Outlander comes in four trims: the SE, ES, GT, and SEL. The standard Outlander is available in an all-wheel drive, and PHEV models are all-wheel drive only. The plug-in hybrid Outlander PHEV is sold as a separate model and its available in the GT and SEL models.
The 2019 Outlander has a wheelbase of 105.1 inches. Its overall length is 184.8 inches. The width is 71.3 inches.
Standard on the Outlander is a 2.4-liter four-cylinder engine that has 166 horsepower and 224 pound-feet of torque. The GT comes with a 3.0-liter V6 that has 224 horsepower and 215 pound-feet of torque. The four-cylinder comes with the continuously variable transmission, and V6-equipped Outlanders come with a six-speed automatic transmission.
The PHEV comes with a 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine that has 117 horsepower and 137 pound-feet of torque. The engine is supplied with two 60kW electric motors. A continuously variable transmission is standard for all models except the GT, which is available with a six-speed automatic.
In comparison the towing on both vehicles is substantial. The Outlander PHEV and standard Outlander are rated to tow up to 1,500 pounds. The GT tows up to 3,500 pounds.
The Outlander has an estimated EPA of 30 mpg on the highway, 25 mpg in the city and 27 mpg when combined when its equipped with a front-wheel drive and four-cylinder engine. With the all-wheel-drive, the fuel economy ratings are 24 mpg in the city, 29 mpg in the highway and 26 mpg combined. The Outlander GT has an EPA-estimation of 20 mpg in the city, 27 mpg on the highway and 22 mpg combined while the Outlander PHEV has a combined gas fuel economy of 25 mpg and a combined electricity/gas fuel economy of 74 PMGe.
The Outlander comes standard with hill-start assist, advanced seven-airbag safety system, and active stability control. The Outlander GT and SEL come with blind-spot warning, lane-change assists, and rear cross-traffic alert; also available on the SE trim. The GT and SEL trim come available with forward-collision mitigation, automatic high beams, lane-departure warning, and adaptive cruise.
The ES comes with a 7-inch touch screen that has Bluetooth phone and audio connection. The SE, along with higher trims, comes with a 7-inch touch screen which has SiriusXM Radio and Apple CarPlay/ Android Auto. The other models, the GT and SEL, are available with a 710-watt nine-speaker Rockford Fosgate audio system.
CONVENIENCE AND COMFORT
The GT comes with LED headlights and a power glass sunroof; the SEL and GT come with rain-sensing front windshield wipers and power remote liftgate. Higher trims, such as the SE, are available with power folding side view mirrors. The Outlander also comes standard with cloth upholstery, rear air vents, rear USB ports, and climate control.
The Outlander has a starting price of $24,695 (plus destination fee). The GT is $33,195 (plus destination fee). The PHEV is $35,795 (plus destination fee).
You can search the inventory of Outlanders at University Mitsubishi. Make sure to stop by for a test drive and see if this model and make is the car for you.