2015 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport is getting more goods. The eye-catching Sport 5-passenger compact crossover has been enhanced in terms of looks and engineering. The engine of the vehicle - the DOHC 2.0-liter-based 4-cylinder drivetrain, has been also boosted and noew produces 148 horsepower (108 kW). In addition, the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) has regarded Outlander as one of the safest compact crossover models. The SUV will be available in either 2WD or 4WD, as well as with a solid-shifting 5-speed manual or the sophisticated CVT transmission.

New for the 2015 model year are three packages: Deluxe, Premium and Touring. Deluxe Package for the SE grade adds leather seating surfaces and power-adjustable driver's seat. The Premium one adds panoramic glass roof with adjustable LED mood lighting, black roof rails, 710-watt Rockford Fosgate premium sound system with 9 speakers, auto dimming rearview mirror and power-adjustable driver's seat.

The touring Package will enhance the Outlander Sport with MMCS Navigation system, leather seating surfaces, panoramic glass roof with adjustable LED mood lighting, black roof rails, 710-watt Rockford Fosgate premium sound system, auto dimming rearview mirror and power-adjustable driver's seat.

Every 2015 Outlander Sport model comes equipped with wide range of safety features and technologies such as seven air bags, Active Stability Control (ASC) with Hill Start Assist (HSA), Traction Control Logic (TCL), Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS), anti-lock braking system (ABS) with Electronic Brake-force Distribution (EBD) and Brake Assist.

2015 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport SE Specifications

Wheelbase: 105.1 in.
Length: 169.1 in.
Height: 64.2 in.
Width: 69.7 in.
Engine: DOHC MIVEC 2.0-liter inline-4
Horsepower: 148 @ 6,000 rpm
Torque: 145 lb.-ft. @ 4,200 rpm
Transmission: 5-speed manual or Sportronic® continuously-variable transmission (CVT)
Dynamics: Anti-Lock Brake System w/ Electronic Brake-force Distribution (EBD) & Brake Assist, Hill Start Assist (HSA), Active Stability Control (ASC) with Traction Control Logic (TCL) and Electric Power Steering (EPS)
Wheels: 18 x 7-in. aluminum alloy
Maximum Tires: 225/55R18 all-season radials
Fuel Economy: 25 mpg city/32 mpg highway* (ES and SE 2WD with CVT) 24 mpg city/30 mpg highway* (ES 2WD with 5-speed manual) 24 mpg city/30 mpg highway* (ES and SE with AWD)
ES Grade Standard Features: SE Grade Standard Features:

(added over ES grade)

  • Air conditioning with pollen filter
  • Leather-wrapped steering wheel and shift knob
  • Chrome grille surround
  • 18-in. alloy wheels
  • Soft-touch instrument panel trim
  • 4 speaker 140-watt AM/FM/CD/MP3 audio system
  • Roof carrier plug-in accommodation
  • Hill Start Assist (HSA)
  • Active Stability Control (ASC)
  • Heated outside mirrors
  • 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 roll-over sensors
  • Electric Power Steering (EPS)
  • 60/40 split folding and reclining high-back rear seats with armrest and cup holder
  • Remote keyless entry with panic feature
  • Center room lamp
  • Rear intermittent wiper
  • High-contrast gauge meters with full-color LCD Multi-Information Display
  • FUSE Hands-Free Link System® w/USB port
  • Tilt and telescopic steering wheel
  • 6-way manually adjustable driver's seat
  • Power door locks and side view mirrors
  • Power windows with driver's one-touch up/down
  • Steering-wheel mounted audio and cruise control
  • Two 12-volt power outlets
  • Super-wide beam High-Intensity Discharge (S-HID) headlights,
  • 6 speaker 6.1-in. touchscreen display audio system
  • SIRIUSXM® satellite radio with 3-month pre-paid subscription
  • HD Radio®
  • Rearview camera
  • FAST-key passive entry system
  • One-touch Start/Stop (OSS) engine switch
  • Large center console with sliding armrest
  • Heated front seats
  • Rain-sensing wipers
  • Auto on/off headlight control
  • Fog lights with LED running lights
  • Chrome exterior beltline molding
  • Automatic climate control
  • Exhaust outlet with chrome tip

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Source: Mitsubishi