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Buying an SUV means finding the right options to match your priorities. For this reason, it’s important first to distinguish which are the most important options, as this can help you pinpoint the right model for you. To illustrate, if you want an SUV which is affordable, efficient, and stylish, the 2017 Mitsubishi Outlander might …

Rating 72/100 Background We’ve got to give Mitsubishi an "A" for effort. Many manufacturers rest on their laurels for a while following the introduction of a redesigned model, but the 2016 Mitsubishi Outlander receives significant changes after just two years on the market. This year’s Outlander has a fresh look that’s highlighted by an adventurous …

Rating 55/100 Background Lately, crossover SUVs have become the renaissance men of the auto world, providing a good measure of capability in all categories. They’re great for family vacations, carpools and transporting the kids while also being more cozy and fuel-efficient than traditional truck-based SUVs. The Mitsubishi Outlander is no newcomer to this segment, and …

Rating 63/100 Background Everyone likes to root for the underdog up to a point. The redesigned 2014 Mitsubishi Outlander certainly qualifies as an underdog in the small crossover SUV segment. In spite of the significant improvements it has received this year, the Outlander will probably never be the obvious choice in a class that’s loaded …

Rating 77/100 Background The formula for a successful compact crossover is simple: plenty of space for five passengers and their stuff, lots of utility, fuel economy that makes the old Tahoe a distant memory and inoffensive, unremarkable design. The 2013 Mitsubishi Outlander — the end of the line for the current-generation model — nails much …

Rating 68/100 Background You look at the sheet metal of most compact crossovers and think of things like play dates and Little League. Not so with the 2012 Mitsubishi Outlander, a pick that shares some of the bold styling cues seen in its aggressive sibling, the high-performance Lancer Evolution sedan. What’s more, the Outlander’s performance …

Rating 58/100 Background Standing out from a crowd is no easy task, and especially so for automakers trying to make an impression in the very competitive market for compact crossovers. Mitsubishi is certainly doing all it can with its 2011 Outlander. With aggressive styling pulled from the high-performance Lancer Evolution sedan and unusually sporty handling, …

Rating 75/100 Background In a competitive market, the best plan of attack is to keep making your product better and better. This is the approach embodied by the 2010 Mitsubishi Outlander. The compact crossover has been given a refresh that increases its desirability in a number of areas.A new nose is the most obvious of …

Rating 65/100 Background An outlander is defined as a foreigner or alien. A quick search for recent uses of the word in pop culture yields the name of a series of romance novels set in Scotland, a sci-fi movie about monsters from another planet and Vikings. When it comes to the 2009 Mitsubishi Outlander, this …

Rating 48/100 Background “An Outlander? What’s that? Is it like a Highlander or something?” This is a likely response when you tell an uninformed friend that you just bought a 2008 Mitsubishi Outlander. But don’t let his dim state of automotive enlightenment throw you off. While it may not be well-known, the Outlander is actually …

Rating 82/100 Background Too often Mitsubishis end up on the fringe of major car segments. Whether it’s due to oddball styling, modest engine output and/or unimpressive cabin decor, they’re relegated to alternative status when pitted against the mainstream players. And so it was with the first-generation Mitsubishi Outlander, which struggled to find a niche even …

The 2017 Chevrolet Trax is the perfect embodiment of what has made compact SUVs some of the most sought after vehicles. The Trax delivers robust styling, nimble performance, and a low starting price, placing it on par with what you would pay for midsize sedans like the Chevrolet Malibu. Best of all is the value …