2015 Mitsubishi Outlander

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$23,195

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2015 Mitsubishi Outlander
2015 Mitsubishi Outlander

Key specs

Base trim shown

Overview

The good:

  • Crash-avoidance options
  • Comfy front seats
  • Flat-folding third row

The bad:

  • Tiny third row
  • Cargo area behind third row

3 trims

Starting msrp listed lowest to highest price

  • ES

    $23,195

  • SE

    $24,195

  • GT

    $28,195

Wondering which trim is right for you?

Our 2015 Mitsubishi Outlander trim comparison will help you decide.

Notable features

  • Seats five or seven
  • Two- or all-wheel drive
  • Four-cylinder or V-6

2015 Mitsubishi Outlander review: Our expert's take

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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Consumer reviews

Rating breakdown (out of 5):
  • Comfort 4.5
  • Interior design 4.2
  • Performance 4.2
  • Value for the money 4.6
  • Exterior styling 4.5
  • Reliability 4.6

Most recent consumer reviews

5.0

Most reliable car I’ve ever owned!

This car has been so reliable it’s insane to rely on another equal sized suv. So far, has been well taken care of and reciprocates in return with its utility abilities and cargo capacity. We’ve gone camping with it and I’d recommend putting on some Cooper evolution h/t tires on it for all terrain abilities.

3.9

Most reliable car I have ever owned

I own the basic one, the car is a good reliable one, for example, 5 years with same brakes and they are still good. Never had a problem except changing the battery after 4Years. The interior material and options could be better though, the paint is also very sensitive...Mitsu should consider offering some more options as standards.

5.0

most reliable car i been owned

this car has all that i need so cheap on gas perfect for work, good for family has 7 seats on it, perfect for summer

See all 37 consumer reviews

Warranty

New car and Certified Pre-Owned programs by Mitsubishi
Certified Pre-Owned program benefits
Maximum age/mileage
Less than 5 years/less than 60,000 miles
Basic warranty terms
Remainder of original 5 years/60,000 miles
Powertrain
Remainder of original 10-year/100,000 miles
Dealer certification required
123-point inspection
Roadside assistance
Yes
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