2013 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport | Review, Price, Interior, Exterior, Engine. – Now, As the bestselling vehicle in Mitsubishi’s meager North American lineup, the Outlander Sport carries some significant weight on its shoulders. Not only the company’s player in the hotly contested compact SUV segment, the Outlander Sport also soon will be representing the American workforce: Beginning in July 2013, Mitsubishi’s Normal, Illinois, manufacturing facility will supply both the U.S and export markets such as South Central America, Russia, and the Middle East with 2013 model year Outlander Sports.
The Mitsubishi Outlander Sport is a crossover with underpinnings based on the larger Mitsubishi Outlander. It features seating for five passengers, ample storage, economical engine and transmission, and modern Mitsubishi styling.
The Mitsubishi Outlander has been with us for the better part of a decade, and for the most part, never really managed to challenge the more established SUVs in its class. When Mitsubishi announced the Outlander Sport model a smaller version with the promise of more athletic performance it seemed like a concept that could possibly gain a foothold. Sadly, that was not the case. The “Sport” badge was quickly dismissed as disingenuous, as this smaller Outlander suffered from a weak engine and lazy handling. Styling was at least intriguing, as it picked up cues from the sporty Lancer Evolution, but the standard Outlander also looks similar and foregoes much of what plagues the Outlander Sport.
2013 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport Price :
Pricing for the new Mitsubishi Outlander Sport has been set at $19,170 – $23,695 based on current exchange rates. If there are changes on the Mitsubishi Outlander Sport we will notify you as soon as possible, so keep follow our blog.
2013 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport Interior :
Notable Outlander ES standard features include remote keyless entry, a tilt and telescoping steering wheel, cloth upholstery, Mitsubishi’s Fuse voice activation system and auxiliary audio/USB input jacks. Stepping up to the SE adds 18 inch alloy wheels, automatic xenon headlights, foglights, automatic climate control, keyless ignition/entry, a second row armrest with center pass through, upgraded upholstery and a six speaker stereo. Heated front seats are only offered with SE AWD models. Some of the SE features are available on the ES as options.
+. Interior :
>. New interior fabrics, New chrome accent molding for the front doors, New All Wheel Control (AWC) push button switch.
2013 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport Exterior :
An optional Exterior Sport package adds cosmetic and aerodynamic exterior elements and an aluminum fuel door, while the Interior package (available with automatic transmissions only) adds piano black interior trim and an aluminum shift knob. Other add ons include interior mood lighting, exterior protection (scuff plates, mud guards and bumper guards) and cargo solutions. Additionally, SE AWD models are eligible for a hard drive based navigation system, a rearview camera, an auxiliary video input jack and the Premium package (includes a panoramic sunroof, roof rails and a Rockford Fosgate audio system).
Mitsubishi applied the same light touch to the Sport’s interior as it did to its exterior. New fabric choices and chrome accents complement a leather wrapped steering wheel and shift knob. Standard tech includes steering wheel mounted audio controls and Mitsubishi’s FUSE Hands free Link System for voice activated operation of iPods and phones. Pony up for the SE version and you get heated front seats, rain sensing wipers, xenon headlights, and an upgraded six speaker audio system with satellite radio.
+. 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.
2013 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport Engine :
The Outlander Sport is available with front wheel drive or all wheel drive configurations, in ES, SE trims. The standard engine is a 148 hp 2.0 liter four cylinder engine paired with either a 5 speed manual or a Sportronic continuously variable transmission (CVT). Standard features on the Outlander Sport include seven airbags, vehicle stability control, anti lock brakes with electronic brake force distribution, brake assist, hill start assist, heated mirrors, body colored door handles, LED tail lamps, traction control, and a tire pressure monitor. A chrome tailpipe finisher, chrome beltline molding, Xenon headlights, illuminated vanity mirrors, heated front seats, automatic climate control, satellite radio, and passive entry make the SE trim unique.
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. Source: edmunds.com, autocarrelease.com, neocarsuv.blogspot.com.