2006 Mitsubishi Outlander SE 4dr SUV AWD (2.4L 4cyl 4A)
It still amazes me that the resale value of these is so far below the CRV and the Rav4. Makes picking up one lightly used a no-brainer. The SE model exterior design blows away the rivals. Great looking vehicle (SE/LTD - LS OK) and you won't see many (if any) on the road. The engine has plenty of power even when entering/passing on the highway. The Infiniti sound system is great. Plenty of room on the inside, slightly less cargo space than the CRV & Rav4, but not by much. Expected to run forever (150 - 200K easy) with little maintenance.
Exterior design and appearance of SE & LTD models. Won't see any others on the road. Chrome wheels, roof rails, slight ground effects, clear taillight covers, Infinity sound system, spacious interior, comfortable seating, padded console. Build quality.
Already redesigned in '07 (with bigger engine, more room etc.). I preferred the '06 feature/option set to the larger, less efficient '07+.
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