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MITSUBISHI Outlander / Airtrek Series/Models Timeline, Specifications and Pictures

Generations: 6
First production year: 2003
Engines: Gasoline, Mild hybrid, Diesel, Hybrid
Body style: SUV (Sports Utility Vehicle)
 

2021 - Present

After joining the Renault-Nissan alliance, Mitsubishi received huge help from its former competitor and introduced the fourth generation of the Outlander in 2021. Mitsubishi was caught off-guard by the 2007 world financial crisis and, even though it survived, it couldn't make a new lineup that could save the brand. Most of its vehicles were old, and, apart from the L200 pickup and the Ou...

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gasoline engines:

  MITSUBISHI Outlander 2.5L MIVEC CVT (181 HP)

  MITSUBISHI Outlander 2.5L MIVEC S-AWC CVT AWD (181 HP)

2016 - 2021

Mitsubishi's seven-seater crossover went all bold for 2016 as it surfaced at the 2015 New York Auto Show, also being the first vehicle in the range to showcase the automaker's upcoming design language. Rough and solid is how you can describe the 2016 Mitsubishi Outlander as its design is now dictated by horizontal lines, square shapes and sharp angles. The headlights are now squinti...

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mild hybrid engines:

  MITSUBISHI Outlander 2.0L CVT (203 HP)

diesel engines:

  MITSUBISHI Outlander 2.2L DI-D 6MT AWD (150 HP)

2016 - Present

The quest for cleaner vehicles but the desire for SUV vehicles was in the opposite direction. But the Mitsubishi figure-out a way to solve the problem with the Outlander PHEV. The 2016 model of the Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV marked the second generation of the electrified SUV from the Japanese car-maker. It was unveiled at the 2016 New York International Auto Show. It was the answer not only f...

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2012 - 2016

The 2012 Mitsubishi Outlander came with a completely new model on the GS Platform developed together with the now defunct DaimlerChrysler. The Japanese carmaker tried to do a well-built SUV with up to seven seats and enough technology included to be an appealing car, but it forgot to pay for a better design team. The first Outlander was built on a compact-size platform. This one is bigger and...

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2007 - 2011

Mitsubishi built the second generation of the Outlander in Europe together with the French group PSA (Peugeot-Citroen) and took a diesel engine from Volkswagen. After five years on the market, Mitsubishi dropped the first generation of the Outlander, and the second generation was unveiled in October 2006. It was built as a world car and adapted for specific markets. To prove that, Mitsubishi ...

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2003 - 2007

The model actually rolled out the assembly line in 2001 as the Airtrek, 2003 having been the date of the car's inception as the re-named Outlander. It was the same car as the Airtrek with little extras to differentiate one from another. The Outalnder sported a different grille and headlights while its overall length was stretched by nearly 5 inches. Until 2005, when the car entered its seco...

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