Highlights of the 2020 Mitsubishi Outlander

September 18th, 2019 by


The 2020 Mitsubishi Outlander offers a variety of value and features that make it a competition to other family crossover SUVs. For the 2020 trims, the Outlander will get a new Special Edition (SP) trim that will sit between the LE and SEL models, and they will add black styling pieces to the exterior of the vehicle. There is a new all-wheel-drive system that comes with yaw control which is standard across the models, and there’s also active safety equipment, like automatic emergency braking, which now comes on almost all of the models. 

There are some feature changes as well, such as the addition of the power driver lumbar support, and there’s also a second rear-seat USB charging port in the vehicle. The Outlander has a fresh styling on the old platform, which makes use of what’s no known as Mitsubishi’s trademark grille and the big chrome accents give it more of a modern look. All of the models come standard with black and silver 18-inch wheels, making it stand out over the bargain-looking competitors.

The standard powertrain is a  2.4-liter inline-4 with a 166 horsepower and a continuously variable transmission (CVT). The 2.4-liter There’s a 3.0-liter V-6 option which is included in the GT trim. With the 224 hp, it’s got more zoom than the inline-4.

Front-wheel drive is standard while the all-wheel drive is an option across the lineup. There is a plug-in hybrid model that is available too, and it delivers 22 miles of all-electric range and it has a severe boost in the fuel economy department. The mileage for the plugin-hybrid is rated at 26 mpg or 74 MPGe combined.

For 2020 the Mitsubishi Outlander looks more modern than its previous model year. The 2020 Mitsubishi Outlander is a value-oriented crossover SUV option that is best in lower-trim forms. The Outlander models include the ES, SE, LE, the new SP (Special Edition), SEL, and GT trims, which range anywhere from around $25,000 to over $34,000 (plus the destination fee). 

Buyers can spend as little as possible while still getting plenty of value and features. It is best accomplished by choosing the SE AWD model that now includes the standard active safety features. ES models have three rows of seats, for entertainment, it has a 7.0-inch touchscreen infotainment system with Bluetooth phone and audio, 18-inch alloy wheels, and cloth upholstery. 

The SE model adds other infotainment functions such as Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, heated front seats, keyless ignition, and it’s also available in an all-wheel drive. The SE and higher trims now feature active safety features such as automatic emergency braking and automatic high-beam headlights that come standard. The LE model adds a power sunroof, black alloy wheels, and a black headliner and pillars, while the new SP option includes blacked-out exterior details for a sleeker look.

The SEL model includes power-folding side mirrors, leather upholstery, and a remote power liftgate. The top-tier GT model consists of a standard all-wheel drive and V-6 power, premium audio, and a multi-view camera system. For just over $35,075 (plus destination fee), the GT is the most costly, but worth the expense.  

You can search the inventory of Mitsubishi Outlander at University Mitsubishi. Make sure to stop by for a test drive and see if this model and make is the car for you. 

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