This Car Review Is About: A lightly refreshed for 2020 Mitsubishi Outlander Exceed. There are no external changes although one would suspect a front end revamp to bring it even more into line with the edgier looks now seen on the rest of the family will come deep in 2020.Under The Bonnet Is: The familiar […]Read More 2020 Mitsubishi Outlander Exceed: Car Review.
Once upon a time there was the Mitsubishi Triton. Then came the rise of the SUV. Enter, stage left, the Mitsubishi Challenger, a family wagon based on the Triton. Time passes, and now the Challenger is called the Pajero Sport. It’s still based on the Triton, and in GLX form it’s a basic yet comfortable […]Read More 2019 Mitsubishi Pajero Sport GLX
Mitsubishi’s update to the Outlander is a mix of looks and minor suspension work. There’s revisions front and rear to the sheetmetal and refinements to their engines. A Wheel Thing takes the 2016 Outlander diesel XLS for a run, backing up from the petrol version tested recently. Powersource. It’s the 2.2L diesel that Mitsubishi has […]Read More Car Review: 2016 Mitsubishi Outlander XLS Diesel.
Mitsubishi’s medium sized SUV has grown considerably since it was released back in the mid noughties. Now looking nothing like the original donor car, the Lancer, it’s gone from a smallish, angular, almost “runt of the litter” look, (with a paltry four speed auto underneath), to a rounded off, handsome, male oriented look with its […]Read More Car Review: 2016 Mitsubishi Outlander XLS.
Big, heavy, bluff, solid….all words that apply to the 2015 Mitsubishi Pajero. The last time A Wheel Thing drove a Pajero was back in 2007 and, sadly, pretty close to bugger all has changed. Let’s have a look at the 2015 Mitsubishi Pajero Exceed. Powersource. Pajero is now exclusively diesel. There’s a good reason for […]Read More 2015 Mitsubishi Pajero Exceed review.
Toyota has built its name on reliability and offering a car for the right segment. The Land Cruiser, Corolla and, lately, the 86. Some time ago it created a new market by releasing the RAV4. There’s now 4 models in Toyota’s SUV range: Land Cruiser, Prado, RAV 4 and Kluger, a range released just over […]Read More Big Space: Toyota Kluger GXL AWD
Mitsubishi has had the Outlander nameplate for close to a decade now and it’s certainly proving, in its current model, to be a popular choice. A recent trip from Sydney to the Australian Alps and back via the coast in another brand’s family aimed vehicle allowed the eyeballs to note a high density of SUVs […]Read More Aspire Diesel: The Best Mitsubishi Outlander?
In the second of a trio of Outlander reviews, A Wheel Thing looks at the mid level LS Outlander with the question, is it really the Lesser Status the initials may indicate? Externally there’s little difference between this and the PHEV or the top of the range Aspire; the different style of the alloy wheels […]Read More Lesser Status? Mitsubishi Outlander LS.
Technology is a wonderful thing, especially when it goes hand in hand with common sense. It’s when something simple is overlooked, not designed well or just plain forgotten that technology bites. Hybrid cars are a great example; use a battery pack and electric engine or two to power the car along, use a petrol engine […]Read More Powerflaw: Mitsubishi’s Outlander PHEV.
Hyundai’s growth worldwide has been nothing short of spectacular; the brand consistently wins awards for the vehicles they produce and, somewhat, share with sister brand Kia. There’s been some success stories of late, including the funky Veloster and the i30 hatch. A Wheel Thing spent time with the diesel powered i30 Tourer (wagon) and came […]Read More Softly, Softly: Hyundai i30 Diesel Tourer.