I had the pleasure of trying out the new 2016 Mitsbushi Outlander a couple of weeks ago. I have heard on and off reviews on the Outlander so I was excited to check it out. It had a cute look with nothing too stylish compared to its opponents. The interior was standard for a crossover. The 3rd row seating in my opinion isn’t worth having, but it is a convenient option. It’s super cramped even for my kids who are still little. I say get rid of the whole 3rd row. The trunk is very small , this is why I think they should just get rid of the 3rd row all together, but the leg room for the passengers in the middle seats and front is wonderful.
To my surprise the Eco feature on it actually saved us on gas. I loved that feature. EPA fuel-economy estimates for the 2016 Outlander are average for this class, starting at 27 mpg combined (25 city/31 highway) with the four-cylinder engine and front-wheel drive and dropping to 26 mpg combined (24/29) with all-wheel drive. The V6-powered GT returns 23 mpg combined (20/27).
Standard safety features on the 2016 Mitsubishi Outlander include antilock disc brakes, traction and stability control, hill-start assist, a driver knee airbag, front-seat side airbags and side curtain airbags for the first and second rows.
The dashboard has a sleek, subtle look, and it’s covered with a refined soft-touch material that’s matched by supple trim on the door panels. Infotainment features are class-competitive, highlighted by standard voice controls and a 6.1-inch touchscreen interface that’s standard on all but the base ES trim.
There is not too much power to the acceleration if you’re in eco mode on the highway. Driving around town isn’t to bad.
All in all it’s not bad for the average starting price of 22,995, and of course you can add other features. I think it’s a great car for people who are just starting a family or for people who have older kids. Out of a 10 I give it a 7