The story of the Mitsubishi Outlander Sport begins long before 2010. Many derivative models of the car called the Mitsubishi RVR. But that’s not what we will discuss this time we will narrow the subject matter of this 2021 Mitsubishi Outlander. Mitsubishi Outlander Sport in the European market, especially the United Kingdom, also known as the Mitsubishi ASX.
The base of the Mitsubishi ASX car or the Mitsubishi Outlander Sport uses the basis of the Mitsubishi Concept-CX concept car introduced at the 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show. The good news, the implementation of the concept car is very close to the production version of the car.
This seems to have become Mitsubishi’s standard in designing cars. Just look at the concept of the Mitsubishi Xpander with the real version, very close even similar, right? Although, in the world has been a scene since 2010, but the Indonesian market only got this car 3 years later, precisely in 2012, with three types available, namely GLX, GLS, and PX.
2021 Mitsubishi Outlander Redesign – Luxury Interior and Enduring Exterior
This Mitsubishi Outlander review has indeed become the most sought after thing. Moreover, news about the launch of the latest model has been widespread. There are several new elements presented by Mitsubishi. But the design element was hidden using a bandage sticker. It aims to camouflage so that it is not too conspicuous.
So it will be more difficult to see these elements. Not only that, the size and proportion will be similar to the current model. But there will still be differences that can be seen.
Mitsubishi Outlander Sport carries a sporty and dynamic design. Sporty aura feels thick. Supported by its compact size, the Mitsubishi Outlander Sport can provide convenience and practicality in urban roaming. Its capacity as a crossover also supports the Mitsubishi Outlander Sport to explore all fields.
Front view, the Lancer Evo-style jetfighter nose design on the grill adds to the sporty feel. The bonnet has two curves connected to the grill making it look macho. Equipped with a pair of headlamps with Super Wide HID that can illuminate the streets well. Not to forget, a pair of fog lamp is also attached to the bottom. Unfortunately not yet equipped with Daytime Running Light (DRL).
For the facelift version, the grill size is a little smaller but it still adheres to the jetfighter nose design. The foglamp cover also changes shape and has a chrome accent line.
The compact dimensions are visible from the side. The side design looks sporty with a roof that is getting lower to the rear. The curve of the pan on the side door makes it look dashing, coupled with the use of 17-inch alloy wheels wrapped with 215/60 R17 tires. In the facelift version, the wheels use the 5 double bar alloy model.
At the rear, at first glance, the design is similar to the Suzuki SX4 S-Cross. A visible stop lamp has adopted LED lights. Equipped with a high-mounted stop lamp on the rear spoiler. Rear windshield looks narrow, equipped with a rear wiper to wipe the water when it rains.
Entering the cabin, the interior quality is tolerable and looks luxurious. The material in the form of soft-touch plastic is quite good for its competitors. The features provided are also quite complete and sophisticated. Speedometer instruments carry a round model on the speedometer and tachometer that looks sporty. In the middle, there is a MID that displays various information with high resolution. In the middle, there is a 7-inch touchscreen Head Unit that supports USB ports and Bluetooth and wireless connectivity as a multimedia feature.
Compact dimensions have an impact on the interior space, especially on the back. Legroom and head in the front row are still quiet enough and comfortable to travel far. However, for the second row, leg and headroom are relatively narrow. Coupled with the sitting position of the second row is quite upright making comfort decreases on the way. In the PX variant, the seat has been wrapped with black leather. Likewise with the steering wheel and transmission lever.
Engine and Handling Performance
The 2021 Mitsubishi Outlander is come with a 2.0L 4B11 MIVEC DOHC engine with a 4 cylinder inline valve configuration. The maximum power produced reaches 148 PS at 6000 rpm engine speed with a maximum torque of 197 Nm at 4200 rpm engine speed.
Even though the automatic transmission uses a CVT, its sophisticated transmission feels responsive when kick-down, especially when utilizing its paddle shift. For 2000 cc engines, the Mitsubishi Outlander Sport’s fuel consumption is economical and can cover a distance of 15 km for 1 liter for out-of-town travel.
Speaking of handling, the Mitsubishi Outlander Sport has good handling for a crossover, then the body roll symptoms when cornering. However, this is understandable because of its high ground clearance and is still quite comfortable to maneuver. The suspension used is quite soft, so the slam feels comfortable and can reduce shocks when bulldozing damaged roads and holes.
2021 Mitsubishi Outlander Price
Until now, the Mitsubishi Outlander Sport has not changed anything. Also, note that the price of the Mitsubishi Outlander Sport is cheap. This is because the Mitsubishi Outlander Sport features are fairly contemporary, such as a panoramic sunroof. The Mitsubishi Outlander Sport price range is 25135.89 USD.
Now that’s a complete review of 2021 Mitsubishi Outlander. With a variety of luxury features, of course for the audience, this car becomes an idol. Regarding toughness, there is no doubt.