2022 Mitsubishi Outlander MPG Ratings

July 5th, 2021 by
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Three-row SUVs like the Mitsubishi Outlander are some of the most versatile vehicles on the market because they can perform a wide variety of tasks, from carrying up to seven passengers to venturing on off-road terrain. Having been part of the Mitsubishi lineup for 20 years and redesigned for its 2022 generation, the Mitsubishi Outlander is an excellent example of a vehicle fit for multiple purposes, including long drives and daily commutes. The Mitsubishi Outlander MPG ratings range between 23 mpg city and 31 mpg highway to save at the pump. Compare the difference between trim levels below and schedule a test drive at Fort Myers Mitsubishi in Southwest Florida today.



2022 Outlander MPG Ratings by Drivetrain Option

We need to analyze all Outlander configurations when measuring the Mitsubishi Outlander fuel efficiency. The 2022 Mitsubishi Outlander’s front-wheel-drive version has a fuel economy rating of 24 mpg when driving in city traffic and 31 mpg at highway speeds. The ratings drop slightly to 23 mpg and 30 mpg, respectively, when upgrading to the all-wheel-drive version. Outlander’s size and capability offer excellent fuel-efficiency ratings over most other three-row SUVs.

Other Outlander models, such as Outlander Sport and Outlander PHEV, are also very economical. Even when equipped with the 168-horsepower 2.4-liter engine, the Sport has a combined rating of 25 mpg, while the PHEV plug-in hybrid can run for up to 24 miles solely on electric power. If you live close to your workplace, you can realistically drive it to work and back every day without using gas.

2022 Outlander Performance Features

The 2022 Mitsubishi Outlander can reach 60 miles per hour from a complete standstill in around 9.7 seconds, which is a good time for an SUV that’s built for purposes other than speed. Its towing performance is also up to par, with the Outlander having a towing capacity of 2,000 pounds. This means you can quickly and safely hitch a camper trailer or small boat to take on your adventures.

2022 Outlander Engine Specs & Options

All 2022 Mitsubishi Outlander models have the same engine, a 2.5-liter inline-four that can produce up to 181 horsepower and 181 pound-feet of torque. The engine pairs with a smooth, continuously variable automatic transmission. It comes with front-wheel drive as standard, but you can upgrade to an all-wheel-drive powertrain.

2022 Outlander Trim Level Differences

The 2022 Mitsubishi Outlander is available in five trims: the ES, SE, SE Launch Edition, SEL, and SEL Launch Edition. Each trim level brings different performance features, interior options, and more. Below we’ll explore the differences with each trim level.

2022 Mitsubishi Outlander ES Trim

Even the standard ES trim is very well-equipped, with 18-inch wheels, an 8-inch touch-screen interface, a six-speaker audio system, LED headlights, a push-button ignition system, and dual-zone automatic climate control, seamless smartphone integration through Apple CarPlay or Android Auto, and many others. It also comes with helpful driving aids, such as forward collision mitigation, rear automatic braking, lane departure warning, and driver attention warning systems.

2022 Mitsubishi Outlander SE Trim

The SE’s next trim improves upon the standard model with many valuable additions. It also includes the Convenience package, optional on the standard trim, and adds 20-inch wheels and Mitsubishi Connect. This subscription-based service provides emergency support and lets you access some of the car’s functions through your smartphone. Other features of the SE trim include heated exterior mirrors, automatic wipers, a keyless entry system, a more extensive 9-inch touch-screen interface with a navigation system, USB ports for the rear seats, and more. The SE Launch Edition trim is similar, with minor tech and aesthetic additions.

2022 Mitsubishi Outlander SEL Trim

Moving up the trim ladder, the SEL trim has all the features of the SE. Still, it adds valuable and good-looking extras such as power-folding side mirrors, a vast 12.3-inch instrument panel, tri-zone climate control, memory settings for the driver’s seat, a power passenger seat, heated rear seats, ambient lighting for the entire cabin, roof rails, and elegant leather upholstery. A Touring package is also available for the SEL trim, adding a panoramic sunroof, a crisp-sounding Bose audio system, heated steering wheel, even better-looking leather upholstery, and a heads-up display.

2022 Mitsubishi Outlander SEL Launch Edition Trim

Finally, the top SEL Launch Edition trim combines all the features available for other trims, including the SEL with Touring package and the SE Launch Edition. Also, unlike all other trims available in both front-wheel and all-wheel drive, the SEL Launch Edition only comes in all-wheel drive, allowing the driver to experience the absolute best of what the Outlander and other Mitsubishi SUVs can deliver in terms of performance, utility, and comfort.

Test Drive the New 2022 Mitsubishi Outlander in Fort Myers

The 2022 Mitsubishi Outlander finds the delicate balance between being reasonably compact enough to make its way through city traffic yet spacious enough to fill three seats of passengers comfortably. If you feel that the Outlander is the right vehicle for you and your family, visit our dealership at Fort Myers Mitsubishi, take advantage of our financing and lease offers, and test drive the new 2022 Mitsubishi Outlander in person.


* Based on 2021 EPA mileage estimates, for comparison use only

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