2007 Mitsubishi Outlander  -  $21,995

Vehicle Details

MSRP: $21,995
Base Invoice: $21,311
Destination Charge: $625
Options: $0
Trim: 2WD 4dr ES
Doors: 4
Drive train: Front Wheel Drive
MPG: Avg: | City: 20 | Hwy: 27
Body Style: 2WD 4dr ES
Transmission: 6-speed Sportronic automatic transmission
Engine: 3.0L SOHC V6 MIVEC engine


A genuinely sporty SUV; low price; lots of equipment for the money.

Model Highlights

Mitsubishi completely redesigned the Outlander for 2007, and it is now powered by a 3.0L V6 engine that produces 220 horsepower. This engine is paired with a six-speed Sportronic transmission with paddle shifters. Three Outlander trim levels can be had with front-wheel drive: the base ES, midlevel LS, and top dog XLS. A driver-selectable multi-mode four-wheel-drive system is available for the top two Outlanders, with a convenient switch on the dash that allows drivers to go from 2WD to 4WD auto or 4WD locked at a 50/50 torque split.

Any car can traverse smooth roads easily, but our drive included some broken sections of pavement. It was while traversing these road annoyances that we became impressed with the solidity of the chassis and the suspension tuning that seemed to shrug off the road imperfections.

People expect versatility in their SUVs and the Outlander does not disappoint. The ES and LS come with 100.4 cubic feet of passenger volume for five adults with 39 cubic feet of cargo space in back. The XLS adds seating for two children in a diminutive third row. With all seats folded there is 72.6 cubic feet of cargo space to use for toting your belongings.

A nice touch is the two piece tailgate. The hatch pops open as expected, but leaves a short section still vertical. Fold this down and you have a "cargo extender" that will support 440-pounds. A hard plastic surface with cargo rails molded into both the tailgate and cargo deck make it easy to slide new purchases into and out of the Outlander.

Safety is built in with standard curtain and side-impact air bags for both the front and second row supplementing the front air bags. Active front headrests help to reduce injuries in rear-end crashes, and standard active skid control helps keep the vehicle pointed in the right direction. The brakes are all discs with ABS standard, and they proved to be quite competent during our test.

The sporty leather steering wheel available on the XLS offers controls for the audio, cruise control, and even a button to engage your Bluetooth-enabled cell phone. We like the use of faux brushed aluminum trim on the wheel, dash, and side panels.

For a vehicle that will start in the low $20,000 range, the Outlander has a lot of high-end options available. Most impressive to us was the GPS system that uses a 30-gig hard drive. Besides being much faster than a DVD-based system, 6 of the 30 gigs are set aside for storing your music, and an available 650-watt Rockford-Fosgate audio system helps take advantage of the safe.

Model News

The Mitsubishi Outlander has been completely redesigned for 2007. Where before it only offered an inline four-cylinder engine, it now comes equipped with a 220-horsepower V6. Nearly every dimension is larger, and traction control is now standard. An optional selectable four-wheel-drive system replaces what was previously an all-wheel-drive setup. Suspension and steering have been revised to provide a more satisfying everyday driving experience.

Value Writeup

Based on a new global platform, the 2007 Mitsubishi Outlander offers large amounts of both sport and utility in a midsize package. An aluminum 3.0L V6, revised suspension, and aluminum roof used to lower the center of gravity make the Outlander more spirited than it previously was. Its ride is a refreshing change from other truck-based SUVs in the segment, and pricing is very competitive.

Front Wheel Drive

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
27 MPG

Cruising Range - City
332.00 mi

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
20 MPG

Cruising Range - Hwy
448.20 mi

Engine Type
Gas V6


Fuel System

SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
220 @ 6250

SAE Net Torque @ RPM
204 @ 4000

Trans Type

Trans Description Cont.

Trans Description Cont. Again
Sportronic w/OD

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)

EPA Classification
2WD Sport Utility

Passenger Capacity

Passenger Volume
100.4 ft³

Front Head Room
40.3 in

Front Leg Room
41.6 in

Front Shoulder Room
56.4 in

Front Hip Room
52.2 in

Second Head Room
38.3 in

Second Leg Room
39.6 in

Second Shoulder Room
56.1 in

Second Hip Room
51.9 in

105.1 in

Length, Overall
182.7 in

Width, Max w/o mirrors
70.9 in

Height, Overall
66.1 in

Track Width, Front
60.6 in

Track Width, Rear
60.6 in

Min Ground Clearance
8.3 in

Cargo Volume to Seat 1
72.6 ft³

Base Curb Weight
3532 lbs

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
1500 lbs

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
150 lbs

Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson Strut

Suspension Type - Rear

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs

Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front
0.87 in

Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear
0.79 in

Front Tire Size

Rear Tire Size

Spare Tire Size

Front Wheel Size
16 x 6 in

Rear Wheel Size
16 x 6 in

Spare Wheel Size
16 x -TBD- in

Front Wheel Material

Rear Wheel Material

Spare Wheel Material

Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion

Steering Ratio (:1), Overall

Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
34.8 ft

Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall
39.4 ft

Brake Type

Brake ABS System

Disc - Front (Yes or )

Disc - Rear (Yes or )

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
16 x -TBD- in

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
14 x -TBD- in

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
16.6 gal

Total Option Weight
0.00 lbs

Basic Years

Basic Miles/km

Drivetrain Years

Drivetrain Miles/km

Corrosion Years

Corrosion Miles/km

Roadside Assistance Years

Roadside Assistance Miles/km


Mfg's Report Date
JUN 25, 2014

Potential Number of Units Affected

Mitsubishi Motors North America, Inc. (Mitsubishi) is recalling certain model year 2013 Outlander vehicles equipped with a 6-speed automatic transmission. Additionally, Mitusbishi is recalling certain 2007-2012 Outlander vehicles that received replacement 6-speed automatic transmissions during servicing. The transmissions in these vehicles have insufficient clearance between the power steering pressure tube and the converter housing of the automatic transmission. As a result of the contact, the power steering pressure tube may develop a hole and leak power steering fluid.

A power steering fluid leak could result in a loss of steering assistance, increasing the risk of a crash.

Mitsubishi will notify owners, and dealers will replace the power steering pressure tube and return tube, free of charge. The recall began in August 2014. Owners may contact Mitsubishi customer service at 1-888-648-7820. Mitsubishi's number for this recall is SR-14-006.

Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.


Mfg's Report Date
JUN 23, 2016


Potential Number of Units Affected

Mitsubishi Motors North America, Inc. (MMNA) is recalling certain model year 2002-2007 Lancer, 2004 Lancer Wagon, 2003-2006 Lancer Evolution, 2003-2006 Outlander and 2007-2013 Outlander V-6 vehicles originally sold in, or ever registered in, Connecticut, Delaware, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, Virginia, West Virginia, Wisconsin and the District of Columbia. In the affected vehicles, the front lower control arms may detach due to the front cross member corroding from salt water exposure such as from road salt use.

A detached front control arm can result in the loss of control of the vehicle, increasing the risk of a crash.

MMNA will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the front cross members. Depending on the level of existing corrosion, either a sealing/anti-corrosion agent will be applied or the front cross member will be replaced with a new one that has a sealing/anti-corrosion agent applied to it. These repairs will be performed free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule. Owners may contact MMNA customer service at 1-888-648-7820. MMNA's number for this recall is SR-16-003.

Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.


Mfg's Report Date
SEP 12, 2014

Potential Number of Units Affected

Mitsubishi Motors North America, Inc. (Mitsubishi) is recalling certain model year 2007-2009 Outlander vehicles manufactured December 15, 2006, to October 31, 2007, and April 16, 2008, to August 22, 2009. In the affected vehicles, the brake light switch may malfunction causing the brake lights to not illuminate during brake application.

Brake lights that are inoperative would not warn other drivers that the vehicle is stopping, increasing the risk of a crash.

Mitsubishi will notify owners, and dealers will replace the brake light switch with a new one, free of charge. The recall began in mid-October 2014. Owners may contact Mitsubishi customer service at 1-888-648-7820. Mitsubishi's number for this recall is SR-14-010. Note: This recall is an expansion of recall 08V-680 and does not include any vehicles that were previously recalled.

Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.

3.0L SOHC V6 MIVEC engine

6-speed Sportronic automatic transmission

Active skid & traction control

Front wheel drive

120-amp alternator

Sport-tuned suspension

Front stabilizer bar

P215/70R16 all-season tires

16" x 6" steel wheels

Variable pwr rack & pinion steering

Pwr disc brakes

Anti-lock braking system (ABS) w/electronic brakeforce distribution (EBD)

Dual muffler cutter

Color-keyed bumpers

Color-keyed front grille w/silver accent

Auto-off halogen headlights

Daytime running lamps

Infared reduction glass

Black folding mirrors

Variable intermittent windshield wipers w/washers

Rear intermittent window wiper

8-way adjustable driver seat/6-way adjustable passenger seat w/active head restraints

60/40 split-fold & tumble reclining rear seat

Cloth seating surface

Illuminated ignition key cylinder

Multi-informational display-inc: trip computer

Engine immobilizer & alarm anti-theft system

Pwr windows w/driver-side auto-up & anti-trapping feature

Pwr door locks

Cruise control

Remote fuel filler door release

Air conditioning w/micron air filtration

Rear heater floor ducts

Rear window defroster w/timer

140-watt AM/FM stereo w/CD player-inc: MP3 capability, (6) speakers, digital signal processing (DSP), radio data system (RDS), Sirius prewire

Dual vanity mirrors w/cover

(4) passenger assist grips

Lighting-inc: (2) front map lights, cargo area

Rear coat hook

(9) cupholders

(13) storage compartments

City 20/hwy 27 (3.0L engine/6-speed auto trans)

Anti-lock braking system (ABS) w/electronic brakeforce distribution (EBD)

Driver & front passenger advanced dual-stage airbags w/passenger sensor

Driver & front passenger side airbags

Roll-sensing curtain airbags for first & second row

3-point seatbelts for all occupants

Height-adjustable front shoulder belts w/pretensioner

Child safety rear door locks

LATCH system (lower anchor & tethers for children)

Active skid & traction control

Energy-absorbing interior roof

Front crumple zone

Daytime running lamps

RISE (refined impact safety evolution) chassis











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