2021 Mitsubishi Outlander Redesign, PHEV Model Confirmed

The forthcoming 2021 Mitsubishi Outlander will be facelifted, and it will represent a new architecture. Outlander SUV will ride on the same platform as the new Nissan Rogue. According to the latest statistic, this compact three-row crossover is one of the best-selling company’s models. The new model will introduce further upgrades that will include better design and tractive cabin.

On top of that, manufacturer will also present Outlander Sport and Outlander PHEV models at the same time as the basic model.

2021 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV

2021 Mitsubishi Outlander New Architecture and Design

The exterior of the newest 2021 Mitsubishi Outlander looks better than ever. Redesign will happen, and we can expect a more attractive and stylish look. Next-generation models will host new grille and the new pair of LED headlights. On top of that, manufacturer will use larger bumpers and unique 18-inch wheels. However, upper trim levels as SEL or GT will be offered with a standard 19-inch rim.

On the back, this SUV will get a new spoiler that looks more sporty. Finally, a new tailgate will be more massive this time. The plug-in hybrid Outlander is distinguished by unique badging, plus a charge port is hidden behind and it looks like fuel door. 

2021 Mitsubishi Outlander Interior

Cleaner Cabin

The approaching 2021 Mitsubishi Outlander besides great looking exterior will also provide a stylish cabin. Furthermore, the new model will introduce some changes that will bring even more interior room. Three rows of seats are available, and there are 65 cubic feet of space when the second and third rows are folded.

All Outlanders are 7-seaters except for the PHEV, which is a 5-seater. New tech is added, and that includes an advanced infotainment system with a larger touchscreen than before. As for safety, Mitsubishi will also use high techs to provide maximum security for all occupants.  Base model ES will come with features like a 7-inch touch screen, a rearview camera, driver’s seat power lumbar support, dual-zone automatic climate control, keyless entry, Bluetooth, heated front seats and also side mirrors.

Powertrain Details

As we already said, the new platform will be used, and we can expect some new powertrains. However, we still don’t know what kind of engine will be used under the hood of 2021 Mitsubishi Outlander. The current model offers a standard 2.4-liter four-cylinder that produces 166 horsepower. This engine is standard.

PHEV Variant

Furthermore, the next one is an optional 3.0-liter V6 that is available on the GT model. The last one is under the PHEV model. This engine will consist of a 2.0-liter 4-cylinder engine + twin AC synchronous motors. Combined engines provide a total of 190 horses. On top of that, PHEV version is very fuel-efficient. EPA fuel economy of this model is rated 25 mpg combined/74 MPGe.

2021 Mitsubishi Outlander rear

2021 Mitsubishi Outlander Price and Release Date

The upcoming 2021 Mitsubishi Outlander will arrive later in 2020. Japanese compact crossover will once again offer an impressive design.

Also, manufacturer will introduce more standard features and more safety. Furthermore, the price may be different from the current $27,000. PHEV variant is confirmed and this version will start at $35,000.

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