2011 Mitsubishi Outlander: details, specs and pricing for UK market released

Article by Christian Andrei, on October 21, 2010

Pricing data for the 2011 Outlander model, as well as details of the all-new 2.2 Di-D diesel engine on all manual transmissions were revealed recently by the British division of Mitsubishi.

This marks the first time in the UK that Mitsubishi is introducing a 2WD diesel Outlander variant. Customers of the 2011 model year range will get two engine options: a 2.2 Di-D M/T Mitsubishi unit on the GX3 M/T variant and a 2.2 Di-D SST PSA unit. The 2WD variant is offered exclusively with GX3 M/T trim.

According to a statement from the company, the all-new Outlander engine offers “outstanding driving performances” and environmental credentials, including “more power, lower CO2 levels, better mpg and lower VED tax bands.”

The new 2.2 Di-D M/T Mitsubishi engine comes with a 6-speed manual gearbox, and is available in 2 or 4 wheel drive options. The engine boosts power by 14% from 154 bhp to 175 bhp on the manual transmissions.

The CO2 emissions level is also lowered by 12%. There are six exterior color options: one solid (Polar White), two metallic (Cool Silver and Orient Red) and three pearlescent (Stone Grey, Tanzanite Blue and Amethyst Black).

In the UK, the 2011 Mitsubishi Outlander has a starting price of GBP21,549 and can go as high as 29,199 GBP for the top of the range GX4 2.2 DI-D 4WD SST model. The 3-year Mitsubishi Service Plan (MSP) is priced at only GBP315.

Press Release

MITSUBISHI SPECIFICATION AND PRICES ANNOUNCED FOR NEW OUTLANDER RANGE

Mitsubishi Motors in the UK has announced details of its latest Outlander range (11MY) on sale now with significant changes, including the introduction of the all-new Mitsubishi-developed 2.2 Di-D engine on all manual transmission vehicles.

2WD Performance

And for the first time in the UK, Mitsubishi will also be introducing a 2WD diesel Outlander variant to the UK market to further underline its pursuit of lower CO2 emissions under its “Intelligent Motion” environmental sub-brand.

Engine, Transmission and Reduced CO2 Emissions

The new 2.2 Di-D M/T Mitsubishi engine is an excellent new addition to the Outlander line up combined with a 6 speed manual gear box, and available in 2 or 4 wheel drive options.

The all-new Outlander engine features outstanding driving performance as well as excellent environmental credentials, such as more power, lower CO2 levels, better mpg and lower VED tax bands.

14% increase in power from 154bhp to175 bhp on the manual transmissions
12 % reduction in CO2 on manual transmission variants
Low 162 g/km CO2 on the new 2WD Outlander diesel
Fuel consumption improvements for all engines,
Improvements in VED bands for all engines, with the range now starting at Band G
Performance details for all engines are listed below.

Engine GX3
2.2 DI-D MT 2WD GX1 & GX 2
2.2 DI-D MT 4WD GX3 & GX 4
2.2 DI-D MT 4WD GX3 & GX 4
2.2 DI-D SST 4WD
BHP 175 175 175 154
Combined MPG 46.3 44.8 43.5 39.2
CO2 162 165 169 189
VED Band G G H J
First Year Rate VED £155 £155 £250 £425
Product Line Up and Specification

The 11MY range will be available with two engines: a 2.2 Di-D M/T Mitsubishi unit on the GX3 M/T variant and a 2.2 Di-D SST PSA unit. The 2WD variant will be available with GX3 M/T trim only.

Manual 2.2 Di-D SST 2.2 Di-D
GX 1 - 4WD – 4Work (Commercial Vehicle) tick
GX 2 - 4WD tick
Juro - 4WD tick
GX 3 - 2WD (Leather option available) tick
GX 3 - 4WD (Leather option available) tick tick
GX 4 - 4WD tick tick
Key product highlights include:

GX1 and GX2

4Work commercial conversion (GX1 only)
16’’ steel wheels
Climate control
Front electric windows
Factory fit Alarm
Radio/CD with MP3 player
Hill start assist
GX3

ColourLCD centre instrument panel
18’’ alloy wheels
Bluetooth (including USB connection), and steering wheel audio remote controls
Black roof rails
Front fogs
Leather seat option is available on all GX3 variants at and additional £1,200 (inc VAT)
Manual or SST variants available
There is no front resin guard on this derivative
GX4

Rockford Fosgate integrated SatNav / Music server
Reversing camera
Leather heated seats
18’’ premium alloy wheels
Bi-Xenon HID headlights with AFS (Adaptive front lighting system)
Electric Sunroof
Privacy glass
Manual or SST variants available
Colours & Interior trim

The 11MY Outlander range will be available in the following exterior colours:

Polar White (Solid)
Cool Silver (Metallic)
Stone Grey (Pearlescent)
Tanzanite Blue (Pearlescent)
Orient Red (Metallic)
Amethyst Black (Pearlescent)
Metallic and pearlescent paint will incur a £450 (inc. VAT) surcharge.

Pricing

List prices for the new range are as follows1:

Outlander GX2 2.2 DI-D 4WD £21,549

Outlander GX3 2.2 DI-D 2WD £22,799
Outlander GX3 2.2 DI-D 4WD £24,299
Outlander GX3 2.2 DI-D 4WD SST £25,499

Outlander Juro 2.2 DI-D 4WD £25,999
Outlander Juro 2.2 DI-D SST £27,199

Outlander GX4 2.2 DI-D 4WD £27,999
Outlander GX4 2.2 DI-D 4WD SST £29,199
Servicing and Maintenance

The 3-year Mitsubishi Service Plan (MSP) will be available at just £315 (inc. VAT).

Outlander Sales

Since its launch in 2007 sales of the Outlander have been extremely successful, rising year-on-year and selling over three times as many vehicles as the Citroen C-Crosser and the Peugeot 4007 for the same time period. With extremely strong Fleet and Retail activity sales of the Outlander from 2007 – YTD total 9,382 units against the C-Crossers 3,035 and the 4007’s 2,439 making this vehicle the strongest competitor in this segment.

Conclusion

The 11MY Outlander derivatives detailed above restore a full range to Outlander, mirroring the range which proved so popular with customers in 2009 and early 2010. Now with the introduction of the new 2WD diesel variant, the broader range offers more customer choice in the segment.

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