An update of 2016 Outlander was presented at the 2015 New York Auto Show. Mitsubishi decided to give more aggressive look to its models and one of them is this 2016 Outlander. This model was first presented in 2012 and this is just a slight update for 2016 model year. However, even though this just being an update Mitsubishi declared that there were over 100 improvements made to this car regarding engineering and design. Those changes include handling, road performance, noise levels, interior changes etc. This model is Mitsubishi’s way of reaching families since this car is targeting that segment. With its great design, efficiency and comfort this car is perfect for its passengers.
2016 Mitsubishi Outlander Engine and Specs
This car will get its power from 2.4 liter four cylinder engines which are able to produce 166 horsepower. Second powertrain option will be 2.0 liter V6 engine that does not offer much more valor and it can produce 224 horsepower. There is still no information whether the plug-in hybrid option engine will be available but some rumors say that Mitsubishi plans to introduce this engine option in 2016. Besides engines, there are other things worth mentioning under the skin. There are a lot of improvements made to this car’s chassis and they include redesigned suspension, increased body, better sound insulation in the vehicle, electric power steering system, rear differential dampers etc. With all of this they combined improved acceleration and torque delivery and they have really tuned this car up.
2016 Mitsubishi Outlander Design
On the exterior of this car, we can notice that front and rear and suffered a big redesign. Exterior gives out aggressive look named „Dynamic Shield” by Mitsubishi and it should give out a look of strength and protection. Also, LED taillights and different front fenders is what differentiate this car from previous model. On the inside, there were a lot of changes and improvements. They include new navigation display, redesigned steering wheel, headliner and interior trim and better materials used for the seats. This car has a lot of space and we can say this is a very roomy compact crossover. With its three rows of seating it can easily fit 7 passengers with enough head and legroom.
2016 Mitsubishi Outlander Release date and Price
Well this car was presented at 2015 NYAS and it was declared that the sales will be starting around July 2015. When it hits the dealerships it is expected that the sales of this car will be very good since this car has same features as the competition but its price is not as high as the one of the competition. Price is not determined yet but it should be around $23.000-$24.000.