2018 Mitsubishi Outlander vs. 2018 Chevy Trax

The current model year is a bit of a renaissance the Mitsubishi brand. Buyers can see the latest version of the Mitsubishi Outlander at the Spitzer Mitsubishi showroom should the land in this industry segment during the shopping process. Comparing the 2018 Mitsubishi Outlander vs. 2018 Chevy Trax will make it clear to the dealership’s visitors that they are considering a well-equipped crossover SUV with plenty of standard and available features. For 2018, Mitsubishi has made a few changes to the equipment lineup of the Outlander. First, the automaker introduced a new trim, the Limited Edition (LE) which fits between the SE and SEL models on the trim ladder. Additionally, the entry-level model has picked up a few new high-tech gadgets. Customers can contact the Spitzer Mitsubishi showroom today to schedule a test drive with one of our product experts.

As a company, Chevrolet must be given credit for being one of the pioneers of making a vehicle’s infotainment system compatible with smartphone applications. The 2018 Outlander is one of many Mitsubishi models that has closed the gap. Just like the 2018 Chevy Trax, the infotainment system in the 2018 Mitsubishi Outlander is compatible with applications for Android- and Apple-based smartphones. Also, like the Trax, the 2018 Outlander offers an easy-to-use touchscreen interface. Buyers who are more musically-inclined will want to focus on the top-of-the-line 2018 Mitsubishi Outlander GT. At this level, owners will be getting a premium Rockford Fosgate sound system. Safety is a top priority for Mitsubishi engineers. Several trim versions of the Outlander are equipped with active safety systems built to keep drivers out of potentially dangerous situations. 


2018 Mitsubishi Outlander Vs. 2018 Chevy Trax
2.4-L, 4-Cyl. Engine Turbo., 1.4-L, 4-Cyl.
166/162 Horsepower/Torque 138/148
CVT Transmission Six-speed automatic
63.3 cu.-ft. Max. Cargo Space 48.4 cu.-ft.


Performance Specs

The seven-passenger 2018 Mitsubishi Outlander uses the same powertrain setup across the board. Under the hood of all five trim grades is a naturally aspirated 2.4-liter, four-cylinder engine that is attached to a continuously variable transmission. Front-wheel-drive is standard, but all-wheel-drive is an option on most models. Owners investigation these crossover SUVs should know about the performance advantage the 2018 Outlander has over the 2018 Trax. With 166 horsepower and 162 pound-feet of torque to offers, the 2018 Outlander makes just fewer than 30 additional horsepower than the five-passenger Chevy Trax. 

A rear right quarter photo of the 2018 Mitsubishi Outlander
A full head-on photo of the 2018 Mitsubishi Outlander
An interior photo of the 2018 Outlander showing its third-row seating.
A photo showing the feature-packed dashboard in the front of the 2018 Outlander.