Mitsubishi Outlander and Freelander 2 Comparison

Mitsubishi Outlander and Freelander 2 Comparison

Mitsubishi has a superior keep track of file in the SUV market and Land Rover have built their brand on off roaders so how does the new Mitsubishi Outlander truthful against the Land Rover Freelander 2?

The Outlander has seven seats as opposed to the Freelander’s’ 5, but the 3rd row of seats or ‘bench’ in the Outlander is only definitely suitable for young children as leg room is restricted and it has been criticised for being awkward. Both of those compact SUVs have 60/40 break up rear seats but which has the most space? The Outlander has a few rows of seats in a 2-3-2 configuration, and gives 220 litres of room with all 7 seats up, 541 litres with just five seats up and 1,691 litres with all but the front seats folded flat. The Freelander 2 has a utmost potential of 1,670 with all rear seats folded and 755 with seats up. Equally have extraordinary optimum capacities but the Freelander delivers more useable space when all 5 seats are up. A 7 seat Freelander is predicted someday this yr which must add further flexibility to the range.

The Freelander 2 is currently being touted as the cleanest Land Rover ever created, with the new eD4 2.2 diesel engine with start out-stop engineering developing 158 g/km of CO2 and 47.2 miles for each gallon. This is nevertheless for the 2WD model, the 4WD travel design provides 45.6mpg and 165g/km. The Outlander is not much off all those figures, the 2.2 litre diesel motor offering off 169 g/km of CO2 and presenting 43.5 miles for every gallon. The Outlander’s new diesel engine is also far more impressive than the Freelanders- making 174bhp as opposed to the 150bhp generated by the Freelanders 2.2 diesel.

The Freelander has been criticised in the earlier for being unreliable and shoddily built but the new Freelander 2 has been reported to truly feel actually solid, and handles as very well as you’d expect off- street tackling even the trickiest conditions with relieve but is similarly as qualified on road. The Outlander seemingly also handles pretty effectively, and is specifically agile for a 4×4 thanks to the business suspension.

So how do they look at rate sensible? The Freelander entry amount S product starts off from £21,995 whilst the major of the array Freelander 2 HSE will established you back again £32,995.00. The Mitsubishi Outlander prices from £22,099 for 4WD versions and from £23,349 for 2WD push versions, with the GX4 starting from £28,599.

Both of those appear incredibly sturdy but the Land Rover has the edge, even with the new type update the Outlander is still rather ‘bland’. As nevertheless I am undecided if will be viewing my neighborhood Mitsubishi vendor in Somerset or heading to my area Land Rover dealership, as both equally have their in addition points and their pitfalls.