Mitsubishi Outlander: cheapest-to-run SUV money can buy

What the motoring press is saying about the Mitsubishi Outlander

LAST UPDATED AT 11:18 ON Thu 17 Jan 2013

Price: around £23,500

Pros: Massive load area, practical seven seats, super-efficient hybrid model

Cons: Dated interior, diesel lacks refinement, awkward rear-seat access

3.8/5, Carbuyer
"The Mitsubishi Outlander is a sturdy, stylish SUV with class-leading space that also offers the only genuine hybrid SUV on the market. It has genuine off-road capability, can carry seven people comfortably and is a great car to tow a trailer or caravan. It's also cheap to run, with a strong diesel or the super-efficient hybrid. The Hybrid is eligible for the £5,000 government grant and is the cheapest-to-run SUV money can buy."

3/5, What Car?
"The new Outlander won’t win any prizes for its dynamics, but it's decent enough to drive and the well-presented interior, with all its space and versatility, make the car a tempting choice for those with big families."

3/5, Auto Express
"The Mitsubishi Outlander is a spacious, comfortable and practical rival to the Freelander, with an efficient hybrid version"

3/5, Top Gear
"If you don't get excited by driving, a perfectly acceptable way to ferry kids and clobber around. Lacks something more, though. · 

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