In an age where families need more space, more utility and more technology in their vehicles, such requirements certainly don't come cheap. After all, you've got to pay for an insane level of weekly groceries, pay for smartphones, data costs and the clothes that they seem to outgrow more than a couple of times a year. It's all a gut-punch to your bank account, so it behooves you to be wise about your next 3-row vehicle. Luckily, an affordable one doesn't have to force you to compromise. That's where the 2017 Mitsubishi Outlander comes in. It actually gives you more than you'd expect at this price, and there's quite a bit to love. 

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Not only can you get a 7-passenger all-wheel drive Outlander model (ES-AWC) for an astoundingly low $24,995 (find local discounts), which just so happens to be the most affordable 3-row vehicle out today, or you can get the top trim Outlander GT 3.0 S-AWC version with its V6 engine for a base price of $31,695 (find local discounts). The V6 churns out 224 horsepower and even allows the GT to get 20 city and 27 highway, thanks to its rather lightweight 3,626 pounds of weight. 

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With the top three trim levels, the All-Wheel Control system is remarkable, allowing you to employ Mitsubishi’s Super All-Wheel Control (S-AWC) that enables the Outlander to adjust engine output between the front and rear axles and left to right at the front wheels, enhancing grip and traction even more than a basic all-wheel drive system. S-AWC also provides four unique drive modes: Eco, Snow, Lock (for those really sticky situations), and Normal.

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Though we wouldn't call the Outlander's steering and handling abilities sporty, the way the chassis and suspension are set up provides for a supremely comfortable ride for all occupants. There's no such thing as rough pavement thanks to the cushiness of the Outlander. It really is a limousine-like ride. 

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What's more, for the 2017 model year, Mitsubishi added more goods to the already comfortable interior. Inside, you get a revised center console, a new touchscreen infotainment system with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, covered cupholders, an electric parking brake on all-wheel-drive SE, SEL, and GT models. On the GT model, you can upgrade your ride for a mere $1,500 that adds the GT Touring package with a heated steering wheel, adaptive cruise control, lane-departure warning, forward-collision warning, automatic high-beams, and a 360-degree-view monitor.

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The value of the Outlander can't be overstated since the price of crossovers can go through the roof. With the latest Mitsubishi flagship, you can provide your family with space, utility, technology and a truly handsome exterior, as well. Watch the video at the bottom of the page to see the Outlander in action. 

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