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Vehicle2007 Mitsubishi Outlander LS 4dr SUV (3.0L 6cyl 6A)
ReviewMy wife wanted this vehicle to replace her 04 Outlander, which she loved.
Turns out that it gets better mileage than the 4 cyl. and has tons more power.
I'm not a big fan of the transmission, which hesitates slightly when accelerating from a stop light (almost like a delay between gas pedal and actual go).
There are foot wells under the front seats, which are great for taller backseat passengers.
We now have 200,000 km on this vehicle (15,000 the first 10 days we owned it) and, aside from a transfer case seal and squeaky rear shocks (both replaced under warranty, it has been regular maintenance only.
Changed the plugs last week at $400+, but it was past time.
Wife still loves it.
Best FeaturesFactory Yokohama Geolandar tires are excellent. All doors are tight at 200,000 km. Headlights are amazing. Recently made a trip through the Canadian Rockies at mostly 100++ km/hr and averaged 34 mpg (Canadian) over 700 miles.
Worst FeaturesBetter isolation from road noise. Better trim on windshield. Automatic climate control on XL models. More positive transmission. Does suffer from torque steer under hard accleration.
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