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Mitsubishi Outlander VRX (2010)
The VRX comes with a lengthy list of standard kit and safety items, as it should given it’s the pinnacle Outlander model and one of the more expensive compact SUV offerings.
Performance is robust and smooth courtesy of the VRX’s standard 3.0-litre V6 and six-speed auto. The new V6 uses 5 percent less fuel than its predecessor, according to Mitsubishi.
Cabin space is quite good, while the two-piece tailgate design allows a nice low load lip to access the usefully cargo bay. Seats are firm and supportive but lumbar adjustment would be welcome. The omission of steering reach adjustment is a glaring annoyance common to many models from the Mitsubishi stables.
Safety and equipment levels
No lumbar or steering reach adjustments
Climate control, 18” alloys, Rockford-Fosgate premium audio system, tilt steering adjustment, smart key system, alarm, rear park sensors and camera, leather trim, sunroof, xenon headlamps, 8-way power driver’s seat, spacesaver spare wheel
Anti-lock brakes, electronic brake distribution, brake assist, electronic stability and traction control, front seatbelt pretensioners and force limiters, dual front, front side and front and rear curtain airbags, adaptive front lighting, rain-sensing wipers
||SUV Over $40,000
|Price when new
|Current price range
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||3.0-litre, MIVEC, V6 petrol
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