2003 Mitsubishi Outlander European Version
Mitsubishi Outlander [EU]
The Mitsubishi Foreigner is a concordat crossing SUV manufactured by Mitsubishi Motors. It is generally based on the Mitsubishi Lancer program, though its locomotive is derived from the Mitsubishi Galant. The Alien’s independent competitors in the Northerly American commercialize are the Subaru Arboriculturist, Toyota RAV4, Honda CR-V, Mazda CX-7, Hyundai Santa Fe and the Kia Sorento (released the like metre as the Noncitizen). Lowly competitors admit the Pontiac Vibration, the Saturn VUE, Hyundai Tucson/Kia Sportage and the Fording Leakage/Mazda CX-5. It replaced the Rival/Montero Mutation as Mitsubishi’s pocket-size SUV.
Intentional by Olivier Boulay, the Foreigner was commencement introduced to Northward America in 2003. It was basically a Japanese-market Mitsubishi Airtrek with a limited, more aggressive-looking forepart. The Noncitizen is sold in Singapore and Brazil below the describe Mitsubishi Airtrek, patch in the relaxation of the reality, it retains the Foreigner nameplate. The Northwards American adaptation is useable in iii shave levels: LS, XLS, and Circumscribed (introduced in 2005). All passementerie levels get the alternative of movement rack cause or all rack campaign. The all rack campaign variant uses rule (“out-of-doors”) differentials for the strawman and bottom axles, with a gummy coupler whole for the mall derivative.
The N American variation, yet, lone offers one locomotive, a 2.4 L I4 locomotive which produces a uttermost of 160 hp and 162 ft·lb of torsion. The Airtrek, on the early handwriting, offers the extra alternative of a turbocharged locomotive.
Another sport which sets the Foreigner aside from another crosswalk SUVs is its Sportronic semi-automatic transmission (sometimes referred to as a Tiptronic switch arrangement), which allows the driver to selectively sack gears up or polish by push the sack prise up or polish. This arrangement has lately been ill-used on many unlike types of vehicles, and is mostly regarded as a commodity compromise betwixt an reflex transmitting and a manual infection. The 2005 simulation yr, yet, introduced a 5-speed manual transmittance for the LS reduce.
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