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2018 Mitsubishi Outlander prices dropped, range revised

By David Bonnici, 30 Nov 2017 Car News

2018 Mitsubishi Outlander prices dropped, range revised

The less costly ES variant returns along with standard drive-away pricing announced for all non-hybrid models

Mitsubishi has revised its 2018 model year Outlander range  and re-introduced the price leading ES model, which brings the cost of entry down to $27,990 drive away.

That price gets you an ES manual with a five-speed gearbox and front-wheel drive, powered by a 110kW/190Nm 2.0-litre four-cylinder petrol engine.

The ES manual has reasonable equipment levels including a 7.0-inch touchscreen, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto and 18-inch alloy wheels, but disappointingly misses out on Autonomous Emergency Braking as standard.

 

Next up in the range is the ES auto for $30,990, which replaces the manual gearbox with a CVT automatic. The ES’s $3000 premium also brings a more powerful 124kW/220Nm 2.4-cylinder engine and the practical bonus of seven seats.

Options for the ES include four-wheel drive, for $4000, and an ADAS (advanced driver assist) pack for $2500 that includes forward collision alert, active cruise control, lane departure warning and reverse sensors.

Higher spec, front-wheel-drive LS models now start $33,900, up $5150, due to the scrapping of the manual version and the inclusion of the 2.4-litre petrol engine and ADAS pack as standard. Four-wheel drive costs an extra $5000 on the LS, and you can upgrade to a 110kW/360Nm diesel turbo with a six-speed automatic gearbox for an additional $3000.

Prices have dropped slightly for four-wheel-drive-only Exceed variants, with the 2.4-litre petrol version costing $43,990 and the diesel $46,990.

 

The plug-in hybrid PHEV LS and Exceed remain unchanged and are priced at $50,490 and $55,490 respectively. It’s worth noting that pricing for the plug-in hybrid versions are retail and don’t include on-road costs.

The Outlander range revision comes on the eve of Mitsubishi’s all-new Eclipse Cross compact SUV arriving in Australia. The company today announced the first shipment is on its way with sales commencing in December 2017.

2018 Mitsubishi Outlander pricing

  • Outlander ES 2.0L petrol, manual, 5 seats - $27,990*
  • Outlander ES 2.4L petrol CVT, 7 seats - $30,990*
  • Outlander ES 4WD 2.4L petrol, CVT, 7 seats - $34,900*
  • Outlander LS 2.4L petrol, CVT, 7 seats - $33,990*
  • Outlander LS 4WD 2.4L petrol, CVT, 7 seats - $38,990*
  • Outlander LS 4WD diesel, auto, 7 seats - $41,990*
  • Outlander Exceed 4WD 2.4L petrol, CVT, 7 seats - $43,990*
  • Outlander Exceed 4WD diesel, auto, 7 seats - $46,990*
  • Outlander PHEV LS, 5 seats - $50,490
  • Outlander PHEV Exceed, 5 seats - $55,490

Options

  • ADAS safety pack for ES - $2500

 

*Drive away pricing