Car Lust The 2014 Mitsubishi Outlander SE SAWC Touring An Odd Duck

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The 2014 Mitsubishi Outlander SE Touring: An Odd Duck

Mitsubishi, happened? We all loved the family of the last generation of Mitsu remember when every in their line, even the mundane of crossovers, was given the squint and gaping predatorial maw an So you d get to feel like a bit of a badass if you were just driving the to piano lessons?

That resemblance would affect entire mood, and your toward the world as a driver: I m driving something that a subtle resemblance to a rally What about it?

Alas, the drama of Mitsubishi s signature has been sacrificed, according to the upon the altar of aerodynamics and efficiency: the 2014 Mitsubishi a 7% reduction in drag coefficient, That being said, didn t do a terrible job on exterior at least not from from the forward. While the aft three-quarters of the just looks like a big the Outlander has a face you can t not love. Is it too to be crushing for a retro-styled 90s Eclipse, in SUV

Are we nostalgic for those already? that s kind of what the clip reminds me of. Although there s nothing about it screams, Oh! That must be the Mitsubishi!

Huh! They shook things up, didn t I guess? It s throwback styling, reminiscent of 80s video games as as not-too-distant Mitsus, but to what It s hard to understand what is trying to reference or evoke, and the just comes off as a bit of a non-sequitur, yet familiar all at once.

Like an aquaintance you only run into when you re drunk. in a beer-goggles kind of way, but not a good idea.

Speaking of that aren t necessarily a idea: not everyone has to have a seat, okay? The Outlander s row is afterthought-like, vestigal even, and it across as a slightly cynical to be eligible for the coveted seven-seater SUV on a technicality. The seating arrangement over from the previous amidst much criticism, Mitsubishi doggedly maintains these miniature, footwell-less chairs are solely for occasional and intended only for children. we re not even going to play game. The Outlander is a five-seater period.

Vestigal seats As a still relatively athletic and woman in my thrities, I can tell you there is no comfortable way to get into our out of alleged third-row seats, with the actual rear folded down. Your bet is to climb over them entering through the rear which is absurd.

And once you re in there, you d better that you have no legs.

civilized, and actually quite second-row seats):

I really t want this to turn a roast. Mitsubishi is something of an with quirky cars, and I want to want them. But the has passed the decade mark on the American market, and I just that the company has had more enough time to get their act on a bread-and-butter vehicle that is to the success of their brand. excuse is there really, for it feeling so unrefined?

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It s noisy, clattery, cheap-feeling, and it s got wing-dings that what be a $25K SUV has no business having, a lane-departure warning that incomprehensibly every time you to dip even close to the line to a commercial truck, or someone in the lane who doesn t know they re doing on a double-wide channel. When the cooling fan on you could swear from the that you ve spun a bearing, and the sounds at all times like a four-banger diesel from the Really the only great you can say about the Outlander on the surface is it s amazing on gas for a medium-sized SUV (27 mpg combined, for the four-cylinder).

It is a genuine shame it doesn t shine, because it s surpisingly capable as an SUV, its AWD technology from the Evo: I took a last-gen Outlander for for logging-trail snow-wheeling and found it surefooted and nearly impossible to get But the sad thing is, you d never guess driving it around town it s so compenent. I strongly feel if Mitsubishi wants the Outlander to be as a credible competitor to analogous from the likes of Kia, and Honda, they re going to to step up their game in all

2014 Mitsubishi Outlander ES

s New: A completely redesigned, exterior and interior. A lot else, both 4-cylinder and V6 engines, over from the previous though both powerplants been tuned for the new more fuel economy (27 and 23 mpg combined,

What s Hot: The fuel if you get excited about that of thing.

What s Not: The attempt at tech wing-dings and Our Outlander in top Touring trim at $32,720! Just leave all crap out and save yourself $7000 bucks.

Get this vehicle if: You want to that your SUV has a third Or, you want the cheapest possible AWD s actually capable of some wheeling.

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Mitsubishi Outlander Electric Cars
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