2015 Mitsubishi Outlander
- Crash-avoidance options
- Comfy front seats
- Flat-folding third row
- Tiny third row
- Cargo area behind third row
Seats five or seven
Two- or all-wheel drive
Four-cylinder or V-6
What Is the 2015 Mitsubishi Outlander?
Not to be confused with the smaller Outlander Sport, which is covered separately, the 2015 Mitsubishi Outlander is a seven-seat SUV. It's offered in three trim levels: ES, SE and GT. Front-wheel drive is standard, but all-wheel drive is optional for the SE and standard for the GT. Competing SUVs include the Toyota Highlander, Kia Sorento and Ford Edge.
What's New on the 2015 Mitsubishi Outlander?
For 2015, the Mitsubishi Outlander sports a new upper front grille and restyled LED taillights on the GT. A leather-wrapped steering wheel and shift knob are standard equipment for all trims, as is the FUSE Hands-Free Link System with Bluetooth connectivity and a USB port. It also boasts improved sound insulation, suspension tuning and continuously variable transmission calibration, according to Mitsubishi.
How Does the 2015 Mitsubishi Outlander Compare to Other SUVs?
On paper, the Outlander offers solid competition in terms of price, performance and comfort, but its styling is unremarkable. It doesn't immediately stand out from others in its class, and in many ways, doesn't even look like a Mitsubishi.
What Features in the 2015 Mitsubishi Outlander Are Most Important?
The Outlander is powered by a 166-horsepower, 2.4-liter four-cylinder engine, which is paired with a continuously variable automatic transmission. There's also an available 224-hp, 3.0-liter V-6 engine with a six-speed automatic. Drivers can choose between front- or all-wheel drive.
Significant standard features include 16-inch steel wheels, three-row seating with room for seven occupants, climate ducts for second-row passengers and a tilt/telescoping steering wheel. Available options include 18-inch alloy wheels, fog lamps, high-intensity-discharge headlights, rain-sensing wipers, chrome exterior trim, a power tailgate (SE and GT), heated front seats, a 710-watt stereo with a 10-inch subwoofer (SE and GT), a navigation system, a backup camera and a USB input for iPod.
Required safety features for the 2015 model year include front airbags, antilock brakes and an electronic stability system. Hill start assist and five additional airbags (side curtain, side-impact and driver's knee) are also standard. Available safety systems include lane departure warning, adaptive cruise control and forward collision mitigation.
Should I Buy the 2015 Mitsubishi Outlander?
The 2015 Mitsubishi Outlander offers comfy front seats and a handy flat-folding, although tiny, third row. If you need a lot of cargo space, you'll probably use the flat-folding feature fairly often, because cargo room behind the third row is meager. The Outlander's 2014 redesign made it more affordable with a selection of comfort and crash-avoidance features, but its reserved design will likely put off drivers who prefer to stand out.
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The 2015 Mitsubishi Outlander currently has 2 recalls
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