The new 2016 Mitsubishi Outlander is redesigned in order to stay fresh in its very competitive crossover segment. However, exterior and interior updates are not the only one. Let’s see what the new Outlander brings to the race.
2016 Mitsubishi Outlander Exterior
Exterior of the 2016 Mitsubishi Outlander received some excessive changes. On the front it features redesigned fascia with new grille into which revamped halogen headlights protrude much deeper. Fog lamps have new housings which blend very nicely into chrome accents. LED headlights are reserved for Outlander GT as well as power-folding side mirrors and windshield wiper de-icer.
Around back are some very nice improvements too. The new Outlander now looks very fresh and modern with new larger taillights and chrome accents on its tailgate.
2016 Mitsubishi Outlander Interior
The interior of the 2016 Mitsubishi Outlander features soft touch materials, redesigned steering wheel with mounted navigation and audio controls, Mitsubishi Multi Communication System(MMCS) navigation, auto-dimming rearview mirror with Homelink (for GT), 6 speaker 140-watt AM/FM/CD/MP3 audio system, Full-color LCD Multi-Information Display and automatic climate control.
2016 Mitsubishi Outlander Engine
The Outlander ES and SE will be powered by a 2.4 liter four-cylinder with 166 horsepower and 162 lb.-ft. of torque. Under the hood of the top-of-the-line GT model will be 3.0 V-6 delivering 224 horsepower and 215 lb-ft of torque. The 2.4 liter engine will be paired with CV while GT will have six speed automatic transmission.
Fuel economy is rated at 25 mpg city, 31 mpg highway and 27 mpg combined, while for GT these numbers go to 24 mpg city, 29 mpg highway, 26 mpg combined.
2016 Mitsubishi Outlander Price
The new 2016 Mitsubishi Outlander is available at dealerships and its starting price is $22,995 which makes it $200 cheaper than previous year model.
Overall, it is obvious that Mitsubishi had put a lot of effort into exterior design and the result is amazing – The new Outlander now looks very fresh and sportier. We expected same effort when it comes to its interior, but compared to exterior updates, cabin stays a bit pale.