Mitsubishi offers four distinct trims from Outlander, all revised with a fresh and aggressive style. Line two-cylinder Outlander has four models - the base ES and well-equipped SE - and the two V6 models, feature-packed and the new XLS-for-2010 GT. ES, SE, and XLS models are available with 2WD or AWC. Outlander GT Premium is the exclusive standard by control Super-All Wheel Control (S-AWC).
Outlander ES and SE models equipped with 2.4-liter MIVEC four-cylinder engine that produces 168 hp and 167 lb.-ft. torque, and the CVT transmission standard Sportronic ®. For California, ES and SE two-wheel drive models PZEV-certified and offers 161 horsepower and 161 lb.-ft. torque. Outlander XLS and GT models equipped with the enhanced 3.0-liter MIVEC V6 engine, now producing 230 hp and 215 lb.-ft. torque, and the standard 6-speed transmission with Sportronic ®-Neutral Idle Logic.
2010 Outlander with a new design saw the addition of a special fighter jet front grille, which evokes the history of the family sporty Mitsubishi line-up. Backing up that looks at the GT is the addition of faint front bumper and cover design of lightweight aluminum roof.
The 2010 Outlander 2.4-liter SE model (2WD and 4WD) offers an optional third-row compact Underfloor-stowable seats, which is standard on the XLS and GT models. Standards for all
Outlander model is the flat-folding tailgate, which allows loading and easy access from the back storeroom.
The available 40GB hard disc drive navigation system with music server now includes Real-Time Traffic (RDS) with no subscription fee. The Rockford-Fosgate Punch ® premium sound system, optional standard GT and SE and XLS in the Sun & Sound Package, now features 710-Watt (max) power audio.
2010 Outlander design offers an interesting mix of sporty dynamics, styling stands out, five or seven-passenger versatility, plus advanced user technology and onboard entertainment options. Outlander unique flat-fold tailgate helps make cargo loading easier and can also serve as a tailgate seat that supports up to 440 pounds.
Available with 2WD or the AWC, the Outlander ES and SE models are supported by a 2.4-liter DOHC MIVEC four-cylinder engine working with Sportronic ® continuously variable transmission (CVT). SE feature magnesium steering wheel paddle shifters. 2.4-liter four-cylinder produces 168 hp and 167 lb.-ft. peak torque. Counter-balance shafts, a system patented by Mitsubishi more than 30 years ago to reduce engine vibration, helping to give 2.4-liter model Outlander smooth, quiet performance, a trait further enhanced by the CVT. Mitsubishi Innovative Valve-timing Electronic Control (MIVEC) system controls valve timing on both intake and exhaust camshafts to optimize performance at all engine speeds.
The 2010 Outlander XLS and GT models use a revised-for-2010 230 hp 3.0-liter MIVEC V6, increases of 10 hp from the previous, and Sportronic ® six-speed automatic transmission with magnesium steering wheel paddle shifters. The V6 produces 215 lb.-ft. peak torque at 3750 rpm, with almost 90 percent are available from just 2000 rpm. Control system MIVEC valve timing and lift to optimize the performance at all engine speeds. The Sportronic ® automatic transmission also provides increased fuel economy with new additions Neutral Idle Logic (INL). By automatically select neutral every time he came GT Outlander stops, fuel consumption decreases.
Outlander is based on the performance of a global platform that also forms the basis of engineering a new generation Mitsubishi Lancer and Lancer Evolution models. The result is a crossover that provides the handling dynamics, stability and involvement of ordinary drivers in the segment. A highly rigid unibody structure, which makes much use high-strength steel, allows for sport-oriented suspension tuning while also providing smooth, according to the trip. Standard on every Outlander is the addition of inspired Lancer Evolution-lightweight aluminum roof panel, a lower center of gravity for better handling response better.
Front suspension strut tower bars enhance lateral rigidity for precise steering response. The rear multilink suspension provides excellent balance of handling performance and ride comfort. Outlander ES models feature standard 16-inch steel wheels and available 16-inch aluminum alloy wheels, 215/70R16 tires either. Outlander SE, XLS, and the GT model of the standard 18-in. aluminum-alloy wheels, silver painted on XLS and GT models, with 225/55R18 all-season tires.
DNS Under All Driving Conditions
Standard across the line Outlander Anti-Lock Brakes (ABS) with Electronic Brake Distribution (EBD), Traction Control Logic (TCL), and Active Stability Control (ASC).
A controlled 4WD system electronically available in ES, SE, and XLS models. The Outlander's 4WD system electronically, with three driver selectable full-time mode, providing traction and performance advantages over on-demand part-time 4WD system features in some competitive vehicles. Outlander's AWC system is designed to improve response and vehicle handling stability in all conditions, not only on slippery driving surfaces.
Using the drive-mode in the center console, the driver can select 2WD, 4WD or LOCK position. In 4WD or LOCK mode, the system uses an electronically controlled transfer clutch to automatically and smoothly route variable power to the rear wheels, depending on driving and road surface conditions. Both in 4WD or LOCK mode, the system routes more torque to the rear wheels under acceleration.
The Outlander GT features advanced technology and all weather capabilities Super-All Wheel Control (S-AWC) system and Hill Start Assist. S-AWC system utilizing first-in-class Active Differential Front (AFD) and electronically controlled center differential system, which distributes the driving force intelligently from front to back and side to side to the front wheels. Motorists can use the "asphalt, snow, or lock" selector button to switch between modes, providing full-time traction during any weather situation.
The Outlander safety package is one of the most comprehensive in its class and includes advanced dual-stage front air bag control system enhancements (SRS) with the inhabitants of sensors, standard front seat-mounted side impact air bags and side curtain air bags with roll-over sensor (front and second row), plus energy-absorbing head protection interior pillars. All models include as standard anti-lock braking system (ABS) with electronic brake-force distribution (EBD), as well as tire pressure monitoring system.
New Luxurious and Sporty Design
Generating background sporty Mitsubishi Outlander has been fit for 2010 with new front fascia, hood, fenders, rear quarter panel fascia, door glass, lights, side sill extensions, and front mesh grille. SE, XLS, and GT models feature chrome accents on the front side sill extensions and mesh grille. Capturing the distinctive "jet fighter" front grille synonymous with Lancer and Lancer Evolution models, now features Outlander bold and aggressive style to go along with a combination of performance and premium materials.
Inside, displays Outlander premium feel with upscale interior fabrics in the ES, SE, and XLS models and available leather seating surfaces on the XLS and GT models. The XLS and GT also features double stitched synthetic leather on the dash and upper door trims front and back. Chrome accents around the air outlet of the buttons and automatic climate control and rapid XLS GT model. New high contrast multi-color LCD screen instruments on board to increase the visibility good and feel sporty Outlander SE, XLS, and GT. Sporty GT comes standard aluminum gas and brake pedals and window chrome beltline accents.
Flexibility and Unique interior tailgate Flat-Fold
Five-seat Outlander ES and SE models offer under-floor storage compartment. The second row seat 60/40 split fold-hire-and-tumble seat backs that expand cargo capacity. With the second row seats up, cargo room measures 36.2 cu. ft, and 14.9 cu. ft. behind the third row seats on the three model lines. On XLS and GT models, a separate second-row 60/40 seat cushions offered in 3.3. front / rear slide range to optimize passenger space or cargo space is needed.
Maximum cargo volume behind the front seats measures 72.6 cu. ft for all models. Loading a bike or a large package becomes easier by the segment's first and only flat-folding tailgate. When lowered, the tailgate can also serve as a place for outdoor activities, with a capacity of 440 lbs. Large storage space and includes handy compartments trash, a moving front center console and door panel bottle carriers. The Outlander XLS and S-AWC AWC GT models can tow a trailer up to 3500 pounds. when equipped with trailer tow package.
Generous standard equipment on all Outlander models include: Active Stability Control (ASC), Traction Control Logic (TCL), Anti-Lock Brakes (ABS) with Electronic Brake Distribution (EBD), air conditioning, cabin air filters, lighting monitor, cruise control, power windows, locks and mirrors, engine immobilizer and anti-theft alarm system, keyless entry, and the audio system with AM/FM/CD/MP3 playback capability and six speakers. GT features 710-Watt (max) Rockford-Fosgate ® premium sound system with nine speakers, including 10-inch dual-voice coil subwoofer with Punch ® control, digital signal processor, 3-band distribution and the volume velocity compensation.
The Outlander ES model offers an optional Convenience Package comprehensive upgrades. Convenience package adds many upgrades, including the color button door handles and side view mirror, a wooden roof, rear glass, 16-inch alloy wheels, steering wheel remote audio switches, audio input support, MP3/Aux stereo RCA input jacks, Bluetooth2.0 ® phone-ready pre-wire switch (additional equipment required), leather wrapped steering wheel and shift key, a driver's seatback pocket, two additional 12-volt accessory outlets (one in cockpit, one in the trunk), and floor mats.
GT and standard on the Outlander XLS, and is available in SE is the all new FUSE ™ Link Hands-free Bluetooth 2.0 system displays a hands-free calling and music streaming, a USB connection for iPod ® and MP3 players interfacing, music or voice activated phone commands, the phone book automatic transfers, and other advanced calling features.
The available Sun and Sound package for the SE and the Outlander XLS, includes power glass sunroof; a 710-Watt Rockford-Fosgate Punch ® premium audio system, Sirius Satellite Radio with three months paid subscription, Ultra-Sonic Premium Security Alarm System with motion sensors. Are available Luxury Package adds leather seating surfaces (front and second row), power-managed driver's seat, heated front seats, xenon HID headlights, rain-sensing wipers, and auto on / off headlamp control.
Outlander XLS and GT models can be equipped with factory-40-GB HDD navigation system with music server and the new-for-2010 Real-Time Traffic (RDS) and rear view camera. Navigation system features Diamond Lane Guidance, an industry-first development that gives the driver Hov (high occupancy vehicle) lane information included with directions. Using the Hov lane, where permissible and accessible, can help reduce driving times.
Source: Mitsubishi Press