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Mitsubishi Outlander 2003

The 2003 Mitsubishi Outlander range of configurations is currently priced from $3,200.

The 2003 Mitsubishi Outlander carries a braked towing capacity of up to 1200 Kg, but check to ensure this applies to the configuration you're considering.

The Mitsubishi Outlander is also known as the Mitsubishi Airtrek (2001–2005) in markets outside Australia.

Mitsubishi Outlander 2003 Price and Specs

The Mitsubishi Outlander 2003 is currently available from $3,200 for the Outlander XLS up to $8,499 for the Outlander XLS.

Pricing guides

$5,995
Based on 15 cars listed for sale in the last 6 months
Lowest Price
$3,200
Highest Price
$8,499
Mitsubishi Outlander Model Body Type Specs Price from Price to
LS SUV 2.4L ULP 4 SP AUTO $2,400 $4,070
XLS SUV 2.4L ULP 4 SP AUTO $2,400 $4,070
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Mitsubishi Outlander 2003 Towing capacity

The Mitsubishi Outlander has maximum towing capacity of 1200kg. Some models also offer heavy-duty or towing option packs which can increase towing capacity, as well as options which can hamper towing capacity. Towing capacities can vary wildly on a large number of factors. These include engine, transmission, model, and options chosen. Always check with the manufacturer or in your vehicles handbook before attempting to tow anything.

Mitsubishi Outlander Model Body Type Specs Braked Capacity
LS SUV 2.4L,ULP,4 SP AUTO 1200kg
XLS SUV 2.4L,ULP,4 SP AUTO 1200kg
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Mitsubishi Outlander 2003 Q&As

Check out real-world situations relating to the Mitsubishi Outlander here, particularly what our experts have to say about them.

  • Why is the fuel consumption in my '07 Mitsubishi Outlander so high?

    It doesn’t take much to throw a modern engine off its game when it comes to fuel consumption. Modern electronics control just about every function of today’s engines and a single sensor that is giving the on-board computer incorrect information can throw the tune way out of whack without affecting the way the vehicle feels to drive.

    The best advice is to have the car scanned by a workshop with the appropriate equipment to see if the car’s computer has detected any faults or glitches (which it will have logged). This is a vastly better approach than simply replacing parts at random and hoping that the problem will go away.

    I agree that 14.5 litres per 100km is too much fuel for this car, so something is definitely wrong, especially if the consumption has suddenly increased without any change in your driving habits.

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  • Can the 2020 Mitsubishi Outlander tow a small caravan?

    As most smaller caravans (two and four berth ones) weight between 800kg and 1300kg, you shouldn't have any problem towing one with a 2020 Outlander. The petrol-powered 2.0-litre and 2.4-litre models have a towing capacity of 1600kg, the diesel-powered ones can haul 2000kg and the PHEV plug-in electric vehicle version is limited to just 1500kg - so probably not that one if it's one of the heavier small caravans you're considering towing.

    Please note that the towing capacity is the maximum the car can haul, which means if you have 300kg of luggage in the boot, and have a total of four people collectively weighing 300kg, you'll need to add 600kg to the weight of your caravan. Thus, with an Outlander 2.4L petrol, the maximum caravan weight including four people and luggage should not exceed 1000kg. 

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  • What is the best family SUV for around $20000?

    While the Mitsubishi Outlander is spacious, reliable and easy to drive, our experience testing it against rival medium SUVs have found it to be noisy and a little too firm riding to be truly comfortable and relaxing. At your price point, there are better alternatives out there. 

    Have you considered a Mazda CX-5? In petrol or diesel, we have found it to be a superior and more economical proposition, and is definitely quieter and more refined. Plus, the Mazda's all-wheel-drive system is more sophisticated and better at dealing with loose surfaces like sand.

    A late-model (post 2014) S5-series Subaru Forester 2.5i petrol is far more economical than the earlier iterations, since it switched to a more efficient CVT continuously variable transmission. And there's also the 2.0D turbo-diesel which is economical. This, too, is a fine SUV on-road or for light off-road driving.

    Finally, the Nissan X-Trail diesel is a roomy and capable choice, especially from 2017, when it received a 2.0-litre turbo-diesel to replace the older 1.6L unit.

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  • What are the best economical small used cars?

    It’s a fact of life, Ted, that fuel-efficiency has been a big focus for car-makers in the last decade. So, the most economical models tend to be the newer ones which tap into better technology (such as stop-start functions) and improved engine and driveline designs.

    But beyond the improvements in petrol-engine technology, diesel engines have brought some big improvements, as have hybrid vehicles. The real headline makers have been, of course, the plug-in electric vehicles which are now available second-hand for sensible money. I’ve seen Nissan Leafs for sale for less than $20,000 and the plug-in hybrid Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV for similar money.

    If economy is your number-one aim, stay away from all-wheel-drive cars as the extra driveline friction requires more power and, therefore, fuel to drive it. And don’t forget that how you drive, where you drive and even whether you check you tyre pressure regularly can also have a huge effect on your ultimate fuel economy.

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Mitsubishi Outlander 2003 Dimensions

Dimensions for the 2003 Mitsubishi Outlander are dependent on which body type is chosen. The maximum width and height is 1750mm x 1600mm and can vary on the basis of model.

Dimensions for the Mitsubishi Outlander 2003 Dimensions  include 1600mm height, 1750mm width, 4545mm length.
Mitsubishi Outlander Model Body Type Height x Width x Length Ground Clearance
LS SUV 1600x1750x4545 mm 205 mm
XLS SUV 1600x1750x4545 mm 205 mm
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Mitsubishi Outlander 2003 Fuel consumption

Fuel consumption for the 2003 Mitsubishi Outlander is dependent on the type of engine, transmission, or model chosen. The Mitsubishi Outlander currently offers fuel consumption from 10.5 to 10.5L/100km. The Mitsubishi Outlander is available with the following fuel type: ULP.

Mitsubishi Outlander Model Body Type Specs Fuel Consumption
LS SUV 2.4L,ULP,4 SP AUTO 10.5L/100km
XLS SUV 2.4L,ULP,4 SP AUTO 10.5L/100km
XLS SUV 2.4L,ULP,4 SP AUTO 10.5L/100km
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Mitsubishi Outlander 2003 Wheel size

Wheel size for the 2003 Mitsubishi Outlander will vary depending on model chosen, although keep in mind that many manufacturers offer alternate wheel sizes as options on many models.The wheel size available will alter the range of tyres available to be fitted. Standard wheel sizes on the Mitsubishi Outlander spans from 16x6 inches.

Mitsubishi Outlander Model Body Type Front Tyre Size Front Rim Rear Tyre Size Rear Rim
LS SUV 215x60 R16 16x6 inches 215x60 R16 16x6 inches
XLS SUV 215x60 R16 16x6 inches 215x60 R16 16x6 inches
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