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2013 Mitsubishi Outlander GT SUV

2013 Mitsubishi Outlander Review

(0 Stars)  By default, the king of Mitsubishi’s hill.

Reviewed by Automobile Magazine on

New For 2013
Nothing changes now, but an all-new 2014 Outlander model is expected to debut by the end of 2013.
Overview
My, how times change. Once, Mitsubishi’s U.S. portfolio was hinged on SUVs; today, the Outlander is the company’s only remaining sport-utility. It might share its architecture with the Outlander Sport, but there’s no mistaking the two when placed side by side. The Outlander is a larger, more mature, and arguably more-family-friendly offering. A 2.4-liter four-cylinder powers the base ES and midlevel SE trims—the latter available with front- or all-wheel drive. Mated with a continuously variable transmission, the four-cylinder can deliver up to 28 mpg on the highway in front-wheel-drive form, but with nearly 3400 pounds of mass to move, acceleration suffers somewhat. We’d recommend stepping up to the GT, which is the only Outlander that offers six-cylinder power. A 3.0-liter V-6 provides an adequate 230 hp and is mated to a six-speed automatic transmission. Interestingly, opting for all-wheel drive on a GT model ushers in Mitsubishi’s S-AWC driveline. Also found in the Lancer Evolution, this system can vector torque between the rear wheels, improving traction and cornering. We’d love to see a little more sophistication in terms of interior packaging and design, and perhaps that will happen sooner rather than later. Mitsubishi has said that an all-new Outlander will join its lineup later in 2013 as a 2014 model.

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2013 Outlander GT Sport Utility Vehicle Overview

  Performance Review  
Engine: 3.0L V 6 OHC with MIVEC variable valve timing
Premium unleaded fuel
Fuel economy: Gasoline 19 MPG city, 26 MPG highway, 22 MPG combined and 365 mi. range
Multi-point fuel injection
16.6gallon fuel tank
Power (SAE): 230 hp @ 6,250 rpm; 215 ft lb of torque @ 3,750 rpm

'13 Mitsubishi GT SUV Standard Equipment

  Braking and Handling  
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Four Wheel ABS
  Climate Control  
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Front Air Conditioning
  Convenience  
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Auto On Headlights
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Cruise Control
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Keyless Entry
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Power Locks
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Power Trunk/Liftgate
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Power Windows
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Trip Computer
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Vehicle Information Center
  Exterior  
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Privacy Glass
  Interior  
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Leather-Wrapped Steering Wheel
  Safety  
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Daytime Running Lights
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Driver Air Bag
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Engine Immobilizer
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Front Fog Lights
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Front Wipers, Variable Intermittent
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Heated Outside Mirrors
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HID Headlights
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Integrated Turn Signal Mirrors
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Passenger Air Bag
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Side Air Bag(s)
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Stability Control
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Theft Deterrent System
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Traction Control
  Seats  
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Folding Rear Seat
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Heated Front Seats
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Leather Seats
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Third row seat
  Sound and Entertainment  
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Compact Disc Changer
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Compact Disc MP3 Capable
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Satellite Radio
  Technology  
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GPS/Satellite Communication
  Tires and Wheels  
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Alloy Wheels
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