The 2022 Mitsubishi outlander was finally revealed and it looks Incredible. It replaces an SUV that felt outdated, even when it debuted in 2012. The next generation outlander crossover also benefits from Mitsubishi’s fledgling partnership with Nissan which the spreadsheet repeatedly proves. its powertrain, wheelbase and several interior parts are shared with the 2021 Nissan Rogue. Mitsubishi has been allied with Nissan and Renault since 2016. being a part of this international automotive coalition gives the company access to all kinds of cool stuff like platforms and technology. This is why the new outlander is fundamentally a Nissan rogue underneath. The two vehicles feature the same powertrain and major dimensions, but they are not carbon copies. The 2022 outlanders tuning is totally different and it features unique interior materials. one other major distinction is the country of origin, the outlander is assembled in japan while the rogue is screwed together in Tennessee.
2022 Mitsubishi outlander exterior
The 2022 Mitsubishi outlander takes its stylistic inspiration from the Engelberg tourer concept. though it’s been toned down for series production somewhat. however, the split headlight arrangement remains, which gives the outlander a distinctive appearance. razor-thin LED up high serve as the daytime running lights and turn signals. A three-zone lighting element fitted low on the bumper incorporates the LED fog lights and high and low beams. The company says that the C-shaped strips of chrome on either side of the grill are meant to recall the brush guards one might find on an old montero SUV. while the bumper’s lower opening pays homage to the lancer evolution x.
The new outlander is far more exuberantly styled than its predecessor. The Engelberg tourer’s side profile ports over largely unchanged in the new outlander, with available 20-inch wheels and bulging front and rear wheel arches imparting a planted rally raider stance. The rearview features crisp thin taillights that echo the front driving lights as well as a bulging hexagon on the hatch skin, that Mitsubishi says is meant to recall the external spare tires of its previous SUVs.
2022 Outlander interior and infotainment features
Thanks to a little help from Nissan, the 2022 Mitsubishi outlander comes packed with serious tech upgrades compared to the last generation model. A fully digital 12.3-inch instrument cluster is available. a 7.0-inch display between two analogue gauges is standard. Not only that on its options list is a 9.0-inch touchscreen and an 8.0-inch unit is standard. a head-up display is also available.
Mitsubishi dresses up its cabin with some brand-specific colour options. as well as semi-aniline leather and genuine Aluminum trim on top-shelf models. A knurled finish on the drive mode selector and other knobs. An attractive four-spoke steering wheel is also available.
Engine, power and Transmission
Under the hood, the 2022 Mitsubishi outlander is optimized more toward the value side of the midsize SUV segment. The standard engine is a 2.5 litre naturally aspirated inline-four-cylinder engine with 181 horsepower and 181 pound-foot of torque. Front-wheel drive is standard and a multi-mode AWD system is also available. fuel economy numbers read 24 miles per gallon city and 30 to 31 miles per gallon highway.
Safety and driver assistance features
The 2022 Mitsubishi outlander offers more standard safety features than its predecessor. All use a rebranded Nissan technology called mi pilot Assist. Adaptive cruise control and lane-keep assist reduce driver fatigue on the highway. it also offers some traffic jam assistance, Bringing the outlander to a halt in heavy traffic and accelerating if the vehicle has been stopped for less than thirty seconds. Traffic sign recognition, automatic high beams, predictive forward collision monitoring, automatic emergency braking, blind-spot warning and lane departure intervention round out the long list of driver-assist technology.
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