(4.3) 10 reviews
MSRP: $1,485$7,745
Body Style: Sport Utility
Combined MPG: 23-24
Engine: 160-hp, 2.4-liter I-4 (regular gas)
Drivetrain: All-wheel Drive
Seats: 5
2004 Mitsubishi Outlander

Our Take on the 2004 Mitsubishi Outlander

Our Take

Even though Mitsubishi already had a pair of sport utility vehicles, marketers recommended a third model for the Japanese automaker’s lineup. Youthful buyers had been gravitating toward smaller SUVs, and because Mitsubishi caters to that end of the age spectrum, the compact Outlander SUV wa... Read Full Report

What We Don't Like

  • Engine noise
  • Visibility
  • Ride on rough surfaces

Notable Features

  • More powerful engine for 2004
  • Youth-oriented character
  • Sportronic transmission
  • Unibody construction
  • FWD or AWD


Consumer Reviews


Average based on 10 reviews

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Great All Rounder

by Dave from West Coast on May 17, 2012

Bought my 04 Outlander new off the lot in 2004 and was pleased right off with the handling which is very car like for an SUV. The car was great for hauling stuff around in fact I used it to move mysel... Read Full Review

4 Trims Available

A trim is a style of a vehicle model. Each higher trim has different or upgraded features from the previous trim along with a price increase. Learn more about trims

Trims Explained

When talking about cars, “trims” is a way of differentiating between different versions of the same model. Typically, most start with a no-frills, or “base” trim, and as features are added, or a different engine, drivetrain (gas vs. hybrid, for example) or transmission are included, trim names change and prices go up.

It’s important to carefully check the trims of the car you’re interested in to make sure that you’re getting the features you want, or that you’re not overpaying for features you don’t want.


Crash-Test Reports


There are currently 4 recalls for this car.

Safety defects and recalls are relatively common. Stay informed and know what to do ahead of time.

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