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Review I bought this car brand new off the lot in 2005. Within the first couple of years I had to have it repainted twice because it was already rusting. I had the bushings, control arms, tierods, and brakes replaced pretty much every year I've owned this thing, since the first year I bought it. I don't mistreat my car or drive it rough because I'm too paranoid something will go wrong with it. At 7 years the motor blew and the dealership refused to honor the warranty, despite it having 93,000 miles on it (well under warranty). The transmission was bad after the first year. The radiator had to be replaced after 8 years, even though it leaked since the first year I got it. The dealership wouldn't cover anything with my 10 year/100,000 mile warranty except the bushings. My window motor died after 9 years. The rear window windshield wiper died after 3 years. I feel I'm replacing the lights every 6 months, and at $35 a light, it adds up real quick. I've pretty much replaced every single thing on this car since the year I bought it, without any help from the dealership or warranty. Now it's paid off, you better believe I'm going to drive the hell out of it for another 10 years because I've rebuilt the whole thing. I paid $27,000 for this car, and I refuse to let it go out of sheer stubbornness, and not wanting to have to buy another car. BUT, I sure as heck will NEVER buy another one again. Wasn't ever worth the money. And I didn't even get the nice packaged one, it's just plain jane boring. I wouldn't recommend this car to anyone. It's hard to find parts for it, and everything costs a ridiculous amount.
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What options are available on the 2005 Mitsubishi Outlander?
Available Mitsubishi Outlander 2005 Submodel Types: SUV
Available Trims: SE, ES, SEL, GT, LS, XLS
Exterior Colors: Labrador Black, Diamond White, Mercury Gray, Diamond White Pearl, Cool Silver, Cosmic Blue, Quartz Brown, Mercury Gray Metallic, Rally Red, Cool Silver Metallic, Cosmic Blue Metallic, Labrador Black Metallic, Labrador Black Mica, Cosmic Blue Mica, Graphite Gray Pearl, Alloy Silver Metallic, Cool Silver Metallic, Labrador Black Pearl, Quartz Brown Metallic, Rally Red Metallic, Copper Metallic, Lofty Green Pearl, Copper, Deep Blue Metallic, Munich Silver Metallic, Phoenix Red
Interior Colors: Black cloth, Black leather, Beige leather, Beige cloth, Black premium cloth, Black leatherette/cloth, Black leather/cloth, Beige premium cloth, Charcoal, Charcoal cloth, Black 3rd Row premium cloth
Popular Features: Fold Flat Rear Seats, Rear Bench Seats, Audio and cruise controls on steering wheel, Alarm, Stability Control, Trip Computer, Tire Pressure Warning, Third-row seating, USB Inputs, Bluetooth, Auto Climate Control, Back-up camera, Multi-Zone Climate Control, Heated seats, AWD/4WD, Keyless Entry/Start, Aux Audio Inputs, Apple Carplay/Android Auto, Power Liftgate/Trunk, Leather Seats, Power Driver Seat, Sunroof/Moonroof, Electronic Folding Mirrors, Upgraded Stereo, 3500lb Towing Capacity, Upgraded Headlights, Navigation, Parking sensors, Towing Hitch, Blind Spot Monitoring, Adaptive Cruise Control, Remote Start, Lane Departure Warning, Pre-collision safety system, 360-degree camera, Rear Entertainment System