Japanese corporation is working on the new redesigned 2021 Mitsubishi Outlander SUV. Moreover, renderings and spy images are available and we can surely say that the upcoming Mitsubishi Outlander looks more aggressive than before.
Basically, the next-gen model is based on the Mitsubishi e-Yi Concept that is shown last year at the Geneva Motor Show. The same sharp lines characterize the latest Outback and it hosts a new dynamic shield grille and T-shaped headlamps.
2021 Mitsubishi Outlander Design Is Based on the Mitsubishi e-Yi Concept
The spy photos are available and the forthcoming 2021 Mitsubishi Outlander gains new look. Moreover, updates are evident and the manufacturer added wider dynamic shield grille, T-shaped headlamps with split main beams and LED daytime running lights. Also, we can see that Outlander now host lower skid-plate that exudes a bold, off-road look.
At the side, the new look is present throughout scalloped fender pressings and an upright greenhouse with blacked-out pillars. Thanks to that, the Outlander gives floating-roof effect. Back end-wise also features the same Mitsubishi e-Yi design lineage with chiselled LED tail lamps, tailgate and rear spoiler.
The new interior is happening. According to the manufacturer, the upcoming 2021 Mitsubishi Outlander should host many upscale materials. Horizontal themes dominate the instrument panel with an emphasis on improved materials and detailing. Like on many Mitsubishi models, the cabin is comfortable and one can get five or seven-seat configuration. All occupants will benefit from increased space in almost all areas throughout the cabin. In the centre console, we can expect touchpad for the HUD and infotainment control positioned below.
Also, the new Mitsubishi Outlander comes with an abundance of driver assists. This model includes adaptive cruise control with stop & go, lane-keeping aid, torque-based grip control, multi around view monitor, digital rearview mirror, forward collision mitigation and also a lane departure prevention.
2021 Mitsubishi Outlander Powertrain
The new 2021 Mitsubishi Outlander is a very popular SUV that is powered by three engine variants. As we mentioned, the Outlander is available in ES, SE, LE, and SEL forms. The entry-level model is using a 2.4-litre 4-cylinder engine that sends 166 horsepower to the system of the front wheel via a CVT. Generally, as on many nowadays models, you can get all-wheel-drive versions optionally with improved Super-All Wheel Control (S-AWC) setup with Active Yaw Control. Moreover, the most recommended model is the Outlander GT. This version consists of a 3.0-litre V6 engine that makes 224-horsepower. Interestingly, GT uses a new 6-speed automatic with paddle shifters.
Lastly, the PHEV version is available with a 2.0-litre 4-cylinder engine and two electric motors. Combined, it provides 190 horsepower. The PHEV model can run on electricity alone for up to 22 miles. With the 120-volt outlet, this model needs eight hours to be fully charged.
How Much Does the 2021 Mitsubishi Outlander Cost?
Like the previous model, the new 2021 Mitsubishi Outlander will keep the same cost. The ES model starts at $25,890, which includes a destination charge of $1,095. However, jumping to V6-powered GT that is equipped with the AWD system, the price goes just under $34,750. The Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV is also available, and it starts at around $37,200 for an SEL model, while GT is $41,000. According to Mitsubishi, the new Outlander should be available in Q3 of 2020.