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Mitsubishi's crossover plan: New model coming to Geneva, Outlander PHEV finally on the way

The current Outlanders will be resized to make room for the new small crossover.

The new small crossover will use a fresh, in-house-designed turbocharged engine.

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Mitsubishi recalls 82,426 vehicles for CVT hesitation issues

The transmission can momentarily lose signal, delaying acceleration.

Mitsubishi calls its CVTs "constant velocity transmissions." That's pretty ironic, given this recall.

Recalls
2015 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport recalled for leaky transmission

A fluid leak could lead to a dangerous fire underhood.

Only 2015 Mitsubishi Outlander Sports with the base 2.0-liter engine and a continuously variable transmission are affected by this latest recall.

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Mitsubishi Geoseek Concepts sport new paint, not much else

Mitsubishi brought a pair of "concepts" to the Geneva Motor Show, but so far as we can tell, they're nothing more than a couple of fancy paint jobs.

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Mitsubishi looks to crossovers and EVs for US success

EX Concept Coming To Production In 2018, New Outlander And Outlander Sport To Follow

Mitsubishi's strategy for US success in the coming years: electric vehicles and crossovers. We detail the company's product plans through 2020.

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i-MiEV doesn't survive Mitsubishi's updated EV plan

Mitsubishi will axe the i-MiEV but will launch a trio of new or updated crossovers in the US before the end of the decade with EV or PHEV variants.

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2016 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport shows its new nose

Mitsubishi gives its Outlander Sport a new nose, updated interior content, and some fresh 18-inch wheels for 2016. See for yourself at the 2015 LA Auto Show.

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2016 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport puts on a fresh face

Mitsubishi reveals a facelifted version of the Outlander Sport at the 2015 Los Angeles Auto Show with modestly updated equipment inside and out.

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Mitsubishi to add new crossover to US lineup

Outlander To Grow Up, Outlander Sport To Slim Down

On the back of strong CUV sales, Mitsubishi will flesh out its crossover offerings by slotting in a new model between the Outlander and Outlander Sport.

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2015 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport Quick Spin

Because Someone Has To Come In Last

The Mitsubishi Outlander Sport is a compact crossover you can buy. It's best not to have any further expectations.

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Mitsubishi struggling to sell doomed plant due to union workers

Mitsubishi's UAW contract is reportedly making it very difficult to find a buyer for the automaker's factory in Normal, IL. Production of the Outlander Sport ends there in November.

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Mitsubishi ending US production

Mitsubishi will be shutting down production and selling its Normal, IL factory, where it currently builds the Outlander Sport crossover.

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Mitsubishi could add 'Evo' crossover

Auto Express reports that Mitsubishi is discussing the possibility of a high-performance version of the next-generation Outlander Sport that would wear an Evo badge.

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Mitsubishi recalls 130k Lancers, Outlanders over auxiliary glitches

The NHTSA has issued two separate recalls for the Mitsubishi Lancer, Lancer Sportback, Lancer Evolution, Outlander and Outlander Sport, both related to visibility problems.

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2015 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport gets power bump

Mitsubishi is making a more powerful, 2.4-liter four-cylinder engine with 168 horsepower and 167 pound-feet of torque available in the ES and GT trims of the Outlander Sport. Plus, the models get a little extra equipment, too.

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Mitsubishi still wants to bolster US sedan lineup, investigating options

Poor exchange rates put a stop to Mitsubishi's plan to import a South Korean-buit midsize sedan from the Renault-Nissan Alliance into the US. However, the Japanese brand is not giving up on selling a future four-door here quite yet.

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Mitsubishi recalling 166k cars, crossovers over stall risk

Mitsubishi is recalling 165,923 vehicles in the US because it's possible for the drive belt to detach from their engines, potentially causing a stall. Specifically, the campaign covers 2008-2011 model-year examples of the Lancer, Lancer Evolution (pictured above) and Outlander as well as the 2009-2011 Lancer Sportback and 2011 Outlander Sport. All of the affected models use some version of the brand's 4B1 four-cylinder engine.

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