Sightlines - 2010 Mitsubishi Outlander GT Long-Term Road Test

2010 Mitsubishi Outlander Long Term Road Test

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2010 Mitsubishi Outlander GT: Sightlines

October 25, 2010

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A few weeks back, I noted that I thought the Outlander's seats were too tall for my tastes. Compounding that issue is the feeling that the dash is too low. This weekend, I felt like I had to look down entirely too far to check the gauges or adjust the climate control. This morning, I decided to fix it in Photoshop (I doubt my superiors would appreciate me breaking out the sawzall and bondo). Click through to see the results.

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I felt that in order to check the nav screen, I had to fully take my eyes off the road - something I never feel comfortable doing. The screen also has a tendency to get washed out by sunlight pouring in from the side windows. So, I moved the screen up and gave it a slight hood. That left a void in the center stack, so I relocated the climate control knobs up there and added some physical preset buttons while I was at it. I figured the spot where the climate dials once occupied could now be a slide-out tray.

What do you think? Better? Worse?

Mark Takahashi, Associate Editor

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