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2012 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport Named “Top Safety Pick” by IIHS

Press Release : 2012 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport Awarded Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) TOP SAFETY PICK

Today Mitsubishi announced that its 2012 Outlander Sport had been awarded “Top Safety Pick” from Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS).  This is the 2nd 2012 model year vehicle from Mitsubishi that has been recognized as “Top Safety Pick” by IIHS.  The first awarded 2012 Mitsubishi vehicle was the 2012 Mitsubishi Lancer awarded back in December of 2011.

In order to be awarded “Top Safety Pick”, a vehicle has to earn “good” rating in the IIHS’s crash test analysis.  The 2012 Mitsubishi Outlander received “good” rating in four areas of crash test analysis which includes front impact crash test, side impact crash test, rear crash protection/head restraint and roof strength test.

Having starting manufacturer’s suggested retail price (MSRP) of only $18,795, the 2012 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport is available in two models – ES (2WD) and SE (2WD, 4WD).  Both models are powered by a 2.0-liter 4-cylinder engine, which produces 148 horsepower at 6,000 rpm and 148 lb-ft of torque at 4,200 rpm.  The 2WD Mitsubishi Outlander Sport has fuel economy rated at 25 mpg city/31 mpg highway.  The 4WD Mitsubishi Outlander Sport is rated at 23 mpg in the city and 28 mpg on the highway.

The 2012 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport ES model comes standard with 16-inch steel with full cover wheels with P215/70R16 tires, whereas, the SE model comes with 18-inch aluminum-alloy wheels with P225/55R18 tires.

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2011 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport
2011 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport
2011 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport
2011 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport
2011 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport
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2011 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport Base
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2011 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport SE
2011 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport SE & GT
2011 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport SE
2011 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport SE
2011 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport SE
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2011 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport Base

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