2013 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport

Mitsubishi fully unveiled its new Outlander crossover so it can keep up with the growing competition in this busy segment.

2013 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport will be built in the United States at the company’s advanced automobile manufacturing facility in Illinois. The car’s not a particualrly good-looking crossover, but it’s versatile and economical, with an impressive EPA fuel mileage rating of 31 highway mpg, and the availability of either front- or all-wheel drive.

With composed handling, a comfortable ride and roomy seating for 5 adults, this stylish crossover is currently the best-selling car in Mitsubishi Motors’ North American model lineup. The American-made Outlanders will also be sold overseas.


The 2013 Outlander Sport features numerous design and feature improvements for the new model year:

  • Exterior
    • Front Fascia – Redesigned front bumper section; New grille styling; New fog lamp design.
    • Rear Bumper – New rear bumper design.
    • Side Sills – Side sills now black in color to match the lower sections of the redesigned front & rear bumpers.
    • Handsome 18-in. alloy wheels now standard on all on all trim levels for the 2013 model.
  • Interior
    • New interior fabrics; New chrome accent molding for the front doors; New All Wheel Control (AWC) push button switch.
  • Chassis
    • Revised rear multi-link suspension for improved handling and ride comfort.
  • Drivetrain
    • Enhanced Continuously-Variable Transmission (CVT) calibration for improved acceleration performance and smoother shift feeling.
  • Exterior Color Availability
    • New hues White Pearl and Quick Silver join Laguna Blue, Labrador Black Pearl, Mercury Gray and Rally Red.

Standard equipment on all Mitsubishi Outlander Sport models includes stylish 18-in. alloy wheels; leather-wrapped steering wheel and shift knob; cruise control with steering wheel-mounted controls; Electric Power Steering (EPS); FUSE Handsfree Link System™ that allows voice-activated operation of an iPod® and a cell phone, remote keyless entry; eye-catching rear LED combination tail lamps; heated outside mirrors; steering wheel-mounted audio controls; and air conditioning with micron filter. Among the included safety features are driver knee airbag; Hill Start Assist (HSA); Active Stability Control (ASC); Traction Control Logic (TCL); anti-lock braking system (ABS) with Electronic Brake-force Distribution (EBD) and Brake Assist; and an advanced front air bag SRS with passenger weight and driver’s seat position sensors, front seat-mounted side-impact air bags, and curtain side air bags with roll-over sensors.

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