A new package is also available.
Mitsubishi Outlander Sport
Lots of new features like Apple CarPlay and Android Auto.
The new small crossover will use a fresh, in-house-designed turbocharged engine.
Mitsubishi calls its CVTs "constant velocity transmissions." That's pretty ironic, given this recall.
Only 2015 Mitsubishi Outlander Sports with the base 2.0-liter engine and a continuously variable transmission are affected by this latest recall.
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.
Mitsubishi's strategy for US success in the coming years: electric vehicles and crossovers. We detail the company's product plans through 2020.
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.
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.
Mitsubishi reveals a facelifted version of the Outlander Sport at the 2015 Los Angeles Auto Show with modestly updated equipment inside and out.
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.
The NHTSA has issued two separate recalls for the Mitsubishi Lancer, Lancer Sportback, Lancer Evolution, Outlander and Outlander Sport, both related to visibility problems.
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.
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.
Mitsubishi sales continue to show progress in 2014. In fact, sales were up 54.17 percent in the US in May compared to last year. In hopes of keeping those numbers in the black, the Japanese automaker is introducing some mechanical upgrades to the Outlander Sport, its best-selling model, for the 2015 model year.