Comparison - Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV GT 2018 - vs - Mazda CX-8 XD L Package 2018

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2018 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV – Plug-In SUV For Cheap
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Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV - AutoWeek Review - English subtitles
All-New Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV Review
Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV 2018 SUV in-depth review
I Spy" 2017 Mitsubishi Outlander TV Commercial, safety features
Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV - AutoWeek Welkom duurtest
2018 Mazda CX-8 First Drive Review | Drive.com.au
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2018 Mazda CX-8 First Drive Review | Drive.com.au
Average Price: 
40,295
Updated: 
18 Mar 2018
37,260
Converted from Japanese Yen
Updated: 
30 Sep 2017
Car Type: 
SUV
SUV
Year: 
2018
2018
Total Seating: 
5
7
Transmission: 
1-speed Direct Drive
6-speed Automatic
Bluetooth: 
yes
yes
Heated seats: 
yes
no
Navigation: 
yes
yes
Drive Type: 
All Wheel Drive
Four Wheel Drive
Doors: 
5
5
Fuel Tank Capacity: 
11.30gals
Exterior Colors: 
Color: 
Amethyst Black
#000000
Atlantic Grey
#686868
Cool Silver
#B5B5B5
Granite Brown
#443D37
Orient Red
#880D08
Ruby Black
#000000
White Pearl
#EBEBEB

Expert Reviews

Expert reviews: 

Although based on an existing design, the 2018 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV is an all-new plug-in hybrid vehicle.We think it's worth springing for the GT trim once you figure in a standard federal tax rebate for plug-in hybrid vehicles.

PROS
Delivers plug-in SUV utility without luxury SUV price
Offers a generous list of standard features
Sophisticated all-wheel drive offers stability on slippery surfaces
Generous warranty coverage

CONS
Limited Mitsubishi dealer network
Lower ground clearance hinders off-road ability
Regular fuel economy is underwhelming
Small gas tank limits overall range

By: 
edmunds.com

Mitsubishi’s technology flagship, the Outlander plug-in hybrid, has arrived in the United States nearly five years after it was originally due. The vehicle itself might look rather dated (as does the rest of the Outlander lineup), but the technology within is most definitely not.

Pros
Drives electric (mostly),
speedy fast charging,
two AC outlets
comfortable ride,
quiet cabin.

Cons
Antiquated design,
queasy on the back roads,
cheap-feeling cabin materials,
off-canter engine revs.

By: 
caranddriver.com

The Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV is a roomy SUV that’s very economical for short journeys if you can plug it in to charge the battery – it’s just a shame it looks a bit drab and doesn’t drive that well

Pros
Cheap to run on short journeys
Quiet around town
Roomy back seats

Cons
Terrible infotainment system
Unsettled on bumpy roads
Drab interior

By: 
carwow.co.uk

Need a big Mazda SUV, but don't want petrol? The brand now has the answer - it's called the CX-8. Paul Maric checks it out.

Pros
Excellent fuel efficiency
Stacks of standard features, especially in top-specification Asaki model
Plenty of room inside for a growing family

Cons
Diesel engine can run out of breath when overtaking
Quality of 360-degree camera is very poor
Three year warranty with no roadside assistance starting to fall behind the pack

By: 
caradvice.com.au

Fuel

Fuel Type: 
Regular Unleaded
Diesel
Engine type: 
Hybrid
Diesel

Engine and Performance

Valves: 
16
Cylinders: 
4
Inline
Engine Size/Displacement: 
2.00L
2.20L
Torque: 
140ft-lbs
at 4 500rpm
331ft-lbs
Horsepower: 
121hp
at 4 500rpm
187hp
Turning Circle: 
35.60Feet
Cam Type: 
Double overhead cam (DOHC)

Convenience

Cruise Control: 
yes
yes
Door Pockets: 
yes
yes
Cupholders: 
yes
yes
Overhead console: 
no
yes
Seatback Storage: 
yes
yes
Power Steering: 
yes
yes
Parking sensors: 
yes
yes
Steering Wheel Tilt: 
yes
yes
Telescopic steering wheel: 
yes
yes
Rear View Camera: 
yes
yes
Front view Camera: 
yes
yes
Side view Camera: 
yes
yes
On steering wheel: 
Transmission, Cruise And Audio Controls On Steering Wheel
Audio and cruise controls on steering wheel
More in Convenience: 
Sunvisors, driver’s & passenger’s, extendable with vanity mirrors
Speed limiter, adjustable
Rear view mirror, auto dimming
Range remaining display
Luggage cover, retractable
Luggage area under-floor compartments
Adaptive Cruise Control
Keyless Ignition
12V socket, front, centre & rear
Universal Remote Transmitter (For Garage Door, Security System, Etc.)
Manual Rear Seat Easy Entry
Electrochromatic Inside Rearview Mirror

Exterior Dimensions

Length: 
184.80in
192.90in
Width: 
70.80in
72.40in
Height: 
67.30in
68.10in
Ground Clearance: 
7.30in
Front Track: 
60.60in
Rear Track: 
60.60in
Wheel Base: 
105.10in

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room: 
39.90
Front Hip Room: 
52.60in
Front Leg Room: 
40.90in
Front Shoulder Room: 
56.40in
Rear Head Room: 
38.10
Rear Hip Room: 
51.90in
Rear leg room: 
37.90in
Rear Shoulder room: 
56.00in

Weights and capacites

Cargo Capacity: 
77.70cu.ft
Maximum Towing Capacity: 
1500lbs
Cargo Capacity with Seats in Place: 
30.40cu.ft
Angle of Approach: 
21.00degrees
Angle of Departure: 
22.50degrees
Curb Weight: 
4178.00lbs

Instruments

Clock: 
yes
yes
Trip computer: 
yes
yes
Techometer: 
yes
yes
External Temperature Display: 
yes
yes
Compass: 
yes
no
More Instruments: 
Instrument display with digital meters
EV Priority Mode
Engine start/stop button
4WD drivetrain mode indicator

Power Features

Power windows: 
yes
yes
Remote Keyless doors: 
yes
yes
More Power Features: 
Hands-Free Entry
Heated Mirrors
1 One-Touch Power Window
power steering

Seats

Rear Seat Collapsible: 
yes
yes
Front Seats Features: 
8-Way Power Driver Seat
8-Way Power Passenger Seat
Bucket Front Seats
Height-Adjustable Driver Seat
Leather
Multi-Level Heating Driver Seat
Multi-Level Heating Passenger Seat
Bucket front seats
Rear Seats Features: 
Folding center armrest
Manual Folding Split-Bench Third Row Seats
Rear Ventilation Ducts
Reclining Rear Seats
Split-Folding Rear Seatback
Split-folding rear seatback

Suspension

Front Suspension: 
Front Stabilizer Bar
Rear Suspension: 
Rear Stabilizer Bar
Suspension Info: 
Four-Wheel Independent Suspension

Comfort

Interior air Filtration: 
yes
no
Climate Control: 
yes
yes
More Comfort Features: 
Dual Illuminating Vanity Mirrors
Leather Steering Wheel
Turn Signal In Mirrors
Heated Steering Wheel

Entertainment

DVD player: 
no
no
AM/FM Radio: 
yes
yes
Satellite radio: 
yes
yes
Video monitor: 
no
no
More Entertainment: 
3 Months Of Provided Satellite Radio Service
USB Connection
Auxiliary Audio Input And USB With External Media Control
Speed-Sensitive Volume Control
1 Subwoofer(S)
710 Watts Stereo Output
9 Total Speakers
Rockford Fosgate Premium Brand Speakers
Surround Audio (Discrete)

Exterior Features

Sunroof: 
yes
no
Rear defogger: 
yes
yes
More in Glass and Roof: 
240v 5m charging cable, 10amp
CHAdeMO rapid charging connection
Charge Point LED Lamp
Electric, heated, folding mirrors with indicators
Electric rear tailgate
Headlamps, follow you home function
Headlamps, automatic high beam
Headlamps, automatic light sensor
Headlamps, high beam, LED
Headlamps, LED with auto levelling
Headlamp washers
Number Plate LED Lamp
Puddle Lamps, LED
Remote charge/heating via smartphone app
Wipers, auto rain sensors
Wipers, variable intermittent with washer, front
Wiper, intermittent with washer, rear
Spoiler, extended roofline
Roof rails, silver
Rear spoiler, colour keyed
Privacy glass - rear side and rear windows
Metallic or pearlescent paint finish
Front grille, chrome
Colour keyed mirrors and handles
Bumpers, colour keyed, front and rear
Bonnet Badge
Alloy Wheels: 
yes
yes
Wheel size: 
18" x 7.0-In.
Wheels more: 
Painted Alloy Wheels
All-Season Tires
Wheel Dimensions: 
Width: 
225.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
55
Diameter: 
R18

Safety Features

ABS: 
yes
yes
Front head airbags: 
yes
yes
Rear head airbags: 
yes
yes
Dual front side-mounted airbags: 
yes
yes
Child seat anchors: 
yes
yes
Emergency braking assist: 
yes
yes
Front brakes: 
Front ventilated disc brakes
ventilated disc brakes
Rear brakes: 
rear solid disc brakes
solid disc brakes
Rear door child safety locks: 
yes
yes
Daytime running lights: 
yes
yes
Engine immobilizer: 
yes
yes
Front fog lights: 
yes
yes
Auto delay off headlamps: 
yes
no
Dusk sensing headlamps: 
yes
no
Front headrests: 
yes
yes
Rear headrests: 
yes
yes
Stability control: 
yes
yes
Traction control: 
yes
yes
Tire pressure monitoring: 
yes
yes
More Safety Features: 
Blind-Spot And Lane Departure Warnings Accident Avoidance System
Pre-Collision Safety System
Rear Center 3-Point Belt
Passenger Airbag Occupant Sensing Deactivation
Lane departure warning system
ISO-Fix child seat mountings, 2nd row x2
ISO-Fix child seat mounting, front passenger seat
Hill start assist
High-mount stop lamp, rear
Forward collision mitigation system with pedestrian detection
Emergency stop signal system
Curve guidance warning system
City crash provision
Child proof rear door locks
Brake assist
Airbag, front passenger deactivation switch
Acoustic vehicle alerting system
Visible VIN
Locking wheel nuts
Deadlocks
Alarm, thatcham cat 1
Remote Anti-Theft Alarm System
Turn Signal Mirrors
4-Wheel ABS
LED Headlamp
2 Front Headrests
3 Rear Headrests

Options

Packages: 
Quick Value Package 2
Quick Value Package 1
Accessory Rear Large Spoiler
All Weather Package
Accessory Front & Rear Park Assist Sensors
Exterior Options: 
Accessory Roof Rack Crossbars
Accessory Black Lug Nut And Wheel Locks
Accessory Body Side Moldings (Color Keyed)
Accessory Hood Protector
Exterior Package
Accessory Front And Rear Mudguards
Chrome Package
Protection Package
Accessory Body Graphics
Accessory Sunroof Wind Deflector
Interior Options: 
Entertainment Package
Accessory Carpeted Floormats And Portfolio
Accessory Tonneau Cover
Cargo Mat Package

Colors

Interior Colors: 
Color: 
#383842
#755B56