Mitsubishi Outlander ZG 2006-2009
PRICE New$ 31,990 to $44,490 Now$ 21,000-$26,500 for LS 5-seater; $22,000-$28,500 for LS 7-seater; $21,500-$30,000 for XLS 5-seater; $25,000-$28,000 for XLS 7-seater; $22,000-$30,500 forVR5-seater; $24,000-$31,500 forVR7-seater; $26,000-$36,000 for VR-X 5-seater; $28,000-$31,000 for VR-X 7-seater
SAFETY 4-star ANCAP BODY 4-door wagon
ENGINE 2.4-litre 4-cyl petrol, 125 kW/226Nm; 3.0-litre V6, 162 kW/276Nm
TRANSMISSIONS 6-speed automatic, 6-speed CVT, 4WD THIRST 9.5 L/100km(2.4L), 10.9 L/100km(V6)
VARIANTS LS, XLS, VR, VR-X
others to consider
SUBARU FORESTER 2006-2009 Widely regarded as the benchmark in its class with good build quality, good performance and great handling, but is renowned for using oil.
Pay $16,000-$21,000 4stars.
NISSANX-TRAIL2006-2009 Smooth all-round family wagon with competent 4Wdsystem, but be wary of diesel engines and CVT transmissions. Pay$17,500-$29,500 3 stars.
HYUNDAI SANTA FE 2006-2009 Great value for money in a well-built, comfortable and quiet package with a choice of petrol and diesel engines. Pay$20,500-$35,700 3.5 stars.
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