No less than seven new models are available for those on the hunt for a 2013 Mitsubishi Outlander. One of the individualities of owning any new Mitsubishi vehicle is that each new Mitsubishi model is very modern, practical and long-lived. Competitive pricing makes it easier to buy into the “three diamonds” brand, and you can even own the stylish Mitsubishi ES 2WD Outlander for under 30k. Now that’s a good deal!
Since we’ve started chatting about the ES 2WD Outlander’s top price, why not let me describe the ES version a little further. The Outlander ES is the base model; however, the smart new rounded styling and slick interior design provides you with a number of pleasant “ooohs” and “aaahs” from your friends and colleagues as they travel with you to the next Australian Open Tennis Championship game. With the Outlander ES, you have five seats and plenty of luggage space in the rear option, though there are seven seat Outlander models available. Powered by a smooth 2.0-litre petrol engine, the Mitsubishi Outlander ES 2WD provides a link to great fuel economy via a five-speed manual gearbox. Excellent communication with the vehicle’s MIVEC engine torque and efficiency can be sourced through the other transmission option, which is the six-step Sports Mode CVT automatic transmission. Safety has been taken to a new level with the introduction of the 2013 Mitsubishi Outlander, and even the ES comes with ABS, EBD, Hill Start Control (HSC), cruise control with steering wheel controls and seven airbags (front driver and passenger airbags, side and curtain airbags, and knee airbags). Also standard on each new Outlander ES is a CD audio system with six speakers, climate control air-conditioning, a rear view camera, reversing sensors, bluetooth with voice command, a leather steering wheel and leather shift knob. All in all, the ES stands as a desirable and competent drive.
The LS 2WD Outlander has a few things like dual-zone climate control, front fog lamps, 16-inch alloys, a display audio that features a 6.1-inch full colour display touch panel, and a cargo blind to add even more appeal. LS Outlanders also come in both 2WD and 4WD modes.
If you’re like me, and like all the bells and whistles, then the Mitsubishi Outlander 4wd Aspire 2.2 DiD and 2.4-litre petrol variants are the ones that offer the most luxury. I was impressed with the beautifully crafted leather seats with classy stitching, and the seats in the front are heated! A wood grain insert for the dash adds a real touch of class for the cabin, while dusk sensing headlamps, rain sensing wipers, privacy glass, head lamp washers and 18-inch alloys seal the deal! Bump the cost up a bit for purchasing the new Aspire models, however.
Pleasing road holding and steering accuracy make all new Mitsubishi Outlander vehicles great to drive. Ride comfort is very good, while a leap in the power stakes for the 2.4-litre petrol models will provide enough fun (124 kW at 6000 rpm, 220 Nm at 4200 rpm) for most driving enthusiasts.
The current Mitsubishi Outlander models include the:
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