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2012 Mitsubishi Outlander

With unparalleled crossover styling, the government's highest 5-star crash test safety rating, seating for up to 7 passengers and the choice of front-wheel drive or full-time All-Wheel Control (AWC), the Mitsubishi Outlander (starting MSRP $22,345) has been a winner for both North American consumers and the Japanese auto manufacturer.

For the 2012 model year, the Mitsubishi Outlander receives several key upgrades and environmentally-friendly features.

An 'ECO' indicator light has been added that illuminates on the driver's instrument panel to signal when the vehicle is being driven in a manner that provides optimum fuel efficiency,

2012 Mitsubishi OutlanderVehicles equipped with the Premium package (SE model) and the Touring package (GT model) provide the driver with a new level of safety thanks to a rearview camera system that's integrated into the rearview mirror.

Another eco-friendly plus: the 2012 Outlander is now certified as a Low Emission Vehicle (LEV) in all 50 states.

The Mitsubishi Outlander benefits from clever engineering including an all-aluminum roof that not only helps to improve the vehicle's fuel efficiency by reducing excess weight but also lowers the vehicle's center of gravity for improved handling and stability; fold-flat 2nd and 3rd row seating (SE and GT versions) and a uniquely-designed flap-folding tailgate that provides maximum ease of placement or retrieval of goods from the rear cargo area.


Standard safety and security features on Mitsubishi's luxurious, do-anything crossover include advanced dual-stage front air bags with seat position sensors; side-impact curtain air bags (1st and 2nd row occupants); front seat thorax side air bags; active front seat head rests; head impact absorption roof and pillar trim; Active Stability Control (ASC); anti-lock braking system (ABS) with Electronic Brake-force Distribution (EBD); Traction Control Logic (TCL); Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS); anti-theft alarm and engine immobilizer and rear door child safety locks.

Freshening up the exterior of the entry-level Outlander ES for 2012 is a new wheel cover design for its 16-inch wheels.

Vital Stats and Specifications
Vital Stats
Engine : 2.4 L., 4-cylinder
Power: 168 hp
Torque: 167 ft-lbs

Engine : 3.0 L., 6-cylinder
Power: 230 hp
Torque: 215 ft-lbs


CVT, 6-speed Automatic
Standard features abound on the 2012 Mitsubishi Outlander ES and include a 6-speaker, 140-watt CD/MP3 player with digital signal processing, equalization control and speed-compensated volume setting; air conditioning with micron air filtration; auto off headlight control; rear combination LED tail lamps with clear lenses; rear heater floor ducts; intermittent rear window wiper/washer and a multi-information meter display.


The mid-grade Outlander SE adds even more luxurious appointments including 3rd row seating; a sensational-sounding audio system with 6-disc in-dash CD/MP3 changer and MP3/auxiliary RCA input; upgrade instrument panel and door trim; 18-inch alloy wheels; leather-wrapped steering wheel with silver accents; FAST-key passive entry and engine starting; and numerous other high-end accessories.

2012 Mitsubishi OutlanderBoth the Outlander ES and SE models are powered by a 168 horsepower 2.4-liter 4-cylinder engine mated to a slick Sportronic® continuously-variable transmission (CVT) with the SE versions (either 2wd or 4wd) receiving steering wheel-mounted magnesium-alloy paddle shifters as well.

The premier Outlander model, the GT, boasts a large number of high-end amenities including xenon HID headlamps; heated side view mirrors; automatic climate control; plus many more accessories.

The Outlander's already excellent handling capabilities are further improved on the GT model with the inclusion of advanced Mitsubishi technologies like Super All-Wheel Control (S-AWC) with three dynamic settings (Tarmac/Snow/Lock), an Active Front Differential (AFD), and Hill Start Assist (HSA). The driver further benefits from the GT's outstanding 230 horsepower 3.0-liter V-6 engine and Sportronic® 6-speed automatic transmission. (posted on conceptcarz.com)

Source - Mitsubishi
2012 Mitsubishi Outlander
An all-new vehicle added to Mitsubishi's model lineup just last year, the sensible Outlander Sport has been a stunning sales success for the Japanese auto manufacturer. And for the 2012 model year - in just its second year of existence - the Outlander Sport will see a number of engineering improvements made to make this popular compact crossover even better.2012 Mitsubishi Outlander
These changes include:

2012 Mitsubishi Outlander
• Improving engine noise isolation on all models equipped with the continuously-variable transmission (CVT).


2012 Mitsubishi Outlander• Recalibration of the continuously-variable transmission (CVT) for improved acceleration response and feeling.

2012 Mitsubishi Outlander
• Adding new chrome accents to the gauge cluster surround and some of the center console controls on SE trim level vehicles.


• A new 16-inch wheel cover design (ES model); new 18-inch alloy wheel design (SE model); incorporating a rearview camera display into the rearview mirror for the Premium package available on the SE model vehicle.

• An up-shift indicator light for efficient vehicle operation on ES models equipped with the five-speed manual transmission. (posted on conceptcarz.com)

Every 2012 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport model is engineered with fuel-conserving technologies including Electric Power Steering (EPS), a higher-efficiency alternator and a wind tunnel-tested body design that provides the best aerodynamic performance in its class.

The entry-level front-wheel drive 2012 Outlander Sport ES is available with either a refined 5-speed manual transmission or the advanced continuously-variable transmission (CVT). Standard features include a 140-watt AM/FM/CD/MP3-compatible audio system with four speakers; leather-wrapped steering wheel and shift knob; rear LED combination tail lights; intermittent rear wiper; steering wheel-mounted audio controls; magnesium-alloy paddle shifters (CVT-equipped cars only) and advanced dynamic systems including Active Stability Control (ASC) with Hill Start Assist (HSA).


The Outlander Sport SE boasts essentially all of the ES-level trim features but adds sumptuous amenities including the FÚSE Handsfree Link System™ that allows voice-activated operation of the audio system and a cell phone; Super-wide beam High-Intensity Discharge (S-HID) headlights; 18-inch alloy wheels; One-touch Start/Stop (OSS) engine switch; automatic climate control; and the FAST-key passive entry system.

The Outlander Sport SE is available with either 2WD or with a driver-selected, electronically-controlled 4WD system - the same all-wheel drive system found on the Mitsubishi Outlander mid-sized crossover vehicle.

In addition to the aforementioned Active Stability Control (ASC) with Hill Start Assist (HSA), all 2012 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport models include anti-lock braking system (ABS) with Electronic Brake-force Distribution (EBD) and Brake Assist; Traction Control Logic (TCL); and an advanced front air bag SRS with passenger weight and driver's seat position sensors, front seat-mounted side-impact air bags, and curtain side air bags with role-over sensors.

All 2012 Outlander Sport models are powered by a fuel-efficient 148 horsepower DOHC 2.0-liter four-cylinder powerplant equipped with Mitsubishi's advanced MIVEC variable valve-timing technology and achieves an impressive EPA-rated 25 mpg city/31 mpg highway.

As a customer convenience, every 2012 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport sold will have a full tank of gas at the time the customer takes delivery of their new vehicle at the dealership.

Source - Mitsubishi

Concepts by Mitsubishi

Mitsubishi Monthly Sales Volume

November 2018
7,688
October 2018
8,002
September 2018
7,705
August 2018
8,416
July 2018
9,950
June 2018
11,149
May 2018
12,416
April 2018
7,990
March 2018
14,319
February 2018
12,973
January 2018
8,480
December 2017
8,501
Additional Sales Volume Data


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