2017 Mitsubishi Outlander Review, release date

The 2017 Mitsubishi Outlander is a fourth generation model and one of the top mid-dimension SUVs. It will definitely have a top quality luxury and comfort because of the improved additional functions, efficiency, redesigned interior and exterior, and powerful powertrains. This new Outlander will have a fresh facelift hence will face competition from the Nissan Rogue and Honda CR-V and Nissan Rogue.

2017 Mitsubishi Outlander front

2017 Mitsubishi Outlander Exterior and Interior

The 2017 Mitsubishi Outlander exterior styling and alterations will be similar to its predecessor. It is a 7 passenger SUV featuring a reshaped front fascia with a more mature look. It will entail a more elegant and new grille with two horizontal slats, redesigned bumper with chrome accents and huge trapezoidal inlet.  2017 Mitsubishi Outlander it will be fitted with a bigger bumper giving the front fascia a masculine look and good coverage of the crucial front attributes. Other incorporated external features include a restyled LED headlamps, sharper and more visible LED taillights, chrome accents on the tailgates, fog lamps, and handlebar shaped chrome trim under the windscreen giving the new SUV better visual excellence with the back exhibiting a more refreshed and contemporary design. The new SUV will also entail larger air spaces for better air circulation in the engine and a modern exhaust system positioned on the large rear bumper.  2017 Mitsubishi Outlander the SUV rides on big wheels with performance tires compared to its predecessors to improve its off-road driving dynamics. The vehicle will be available in variations of colors to attract more customer base.

2017 Mitsubishi Outlander the interior will receive numerous redesigns to give it a more lavishing and luxurious look. It will feature leather upholstery, soft and quality leather seats, rear-folding seat, a redesigned steering wheel, accent trim and headline. The dashboard will have a large LCD screen giving it a more interactive appearance. The vehicle will have connectivity to gadgets such as smart phones, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, fast internet and USB ports. It will also feature strong seat belts and automatic air bags to enhance safety, in addition to ample cargo space behind the rear-row of seats. The interior temperatures will be regulated by a 3 zone automatic weather-regulating system. Other incorporated features will include an upgraded infotainment with high clarity speakers, a display audio system, automated dimming rear view mirror with Home-link, and improved sound insulation resulting to reduced noise levels.

2017 Mitsubishi Outlander interior

2017 Mitsubishi Outlander Engine

The brand new 2017 Mitsubishi Outlander will have a 1.6 liter 4 cylinder engine with two 60 kilowatt electric motors getting its power from a lithium-ion battery. The vehicle will use the four wheel drive system when fully charged to allow the vehicle to cover 40 miles before switching to ordinary source of power.  2017 Mitsubishi Outlander it will however, use the front wheel drive on low battery. ES and SE versions will have a 2.4 liter 4 cylinder with an output of 166 horsepower and162 lb-ft. of torque. The GT model will have a 3.6 liter V6 generating 224 horsepower and 215 lb-ft of torque. The new  2017 Mitsubishi Outlander also comes with a new CVT to improve the acceleration and shift feel, in addition to having a new power steering wheel, more rigid body structure, and enhanced suspension as some of the improvements.

2017 Mitsubishi Outlander

2017 Mitsubishi Outlander Release Date and Price

The 2017 Mitsubishi Outlander release date is scheduled for the last quarter of 2016. The pricing for the brand new model has not been officially communicated but the base ES version is approximated at $24,000 while the V6 powered will range from $32,000 to as high as $40,000.

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