In 2014, Mitsubishi will be releasing the new Outlander. The 2014 Mitsubishi Outlander is a CUV that is boasted to be one of the most fuel efficient CUV’s in the market. The Outlander will be available for purchase in 2013 and will come with many options for different trim levels.
The 2014 Outlander’s exterior is revamped from the older Outlanders. The aerodynamics of the 2014 model are a major increase on the previous models. The style of the exterior is appealing and very functional. This model will also be around 200 pounds lighter than the previous models. The 2014 Mitsubishi Outlander has four side doors along with a fifth back door that will be useful for hauling larger items.
The interior of the Outlander was created with the driver and passenger’s comfort in mind. The instrument panel is soft touch, the center console is glossy black, and the car has wood grain trim. The CUV has three rows of seating. The second and third row seats are able to be folded which will allow easy moving for any larger items. The CUV’s safety features include seven airbags, a system that monitors tire pressure, stability control, and anti-locking brakes.
The standard interior features include heating for the second row passengers, power door locks and windows, an adjustable steering wheel, and power steering that is electronically assisted. Certain trim levels will provide a leather shift knob and steering wheel, the front seats will be heated, 18 inch alloy wheels, and fog lights. The GT version will offer a 3.0 liter V6 engine. To go along with the engine, the GT version will also have a six speed auto transmission that will have paddle shifters on the steering wheel. The GT will have HID head lights, satellite radio, chrome exterior accents, and wood grain trim.
The engine of the GT version will provide the driver with 224 horsepower when at 6,250 rpm. The engine has 215 pounds of torque at 3,750 rpm. In the SE or ES models, the engine will be a 2.4 liter single overhead cam engine that can be expected to provide 166 horsepower at 6000 rpm.
The fuel efficiency of this vehicle is a major point of the hype surrounding it. The makers have claimed that it will get almost the best gas mileage out of most the of CUV’s that have three rows of seating. Although the fuel mileage has been talked about, the actually fuel mileage has not yet been determined.
If you’re looking for a CUV that would be great for a large family, you may want to consider the 2014 Mitsubishi Outlander. This vehicle will be great for people who need to transport many people, save gas, and haul larger items, such as furniture. With the new and improved looks of the interior and exterior, the Outlander should be in the running of the best CUVs in the 2014 year. The Outlander will become for sale in 2013, although the sale price has not yet been released.