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2007 Mitsubishi Outlander

Small SUV
Crashworthiness
  • Moderate overlap front
    G
  • Side
    G
  • Roof strength
    A
  • Head restraints & seats
    G

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Model year Front overlap Side Roof strength Head restraints & seats Front crash prevention
Small Moderate
2017
G
G
G
G
G
Crash avoidance rating
Superior
2016
G
G
G
G
G
Crash avoidance rating
Advanced
2015
G
G
G
G
G
Crash avoidance rating
Advanced
2014
G
G
G
G
G
Crash avoidance rating
Advanced
2013
G
G
A
A
Crash avoidance rating
Not available
2012
G
G
A
A
Crash avoidance rating
2011
G
G
A
A
Crash avoidance rating
2010
G
G
A
A
Crash avoidance rating
2009
G
G
A
G
Crash avoidance rating
2008
G
G
A
G
Crash avoidance rating
2007
G
G
A
G
Crash avoidance rating
2006
G
A
Crash avoidance rating
2005
G
P
A
Crash avoidance rating
2004
G
P
A
Crash avoidance rating
2003
G
P
A
Crash avoidance rating

Applies to 2007-13 models

Overall evaluation
G
Structure and safety cage
G
Injury measures
Head/neck
G
Chest
G
Leg/foot, left
G
Leg/foot, right
A
Restraints and dummy kinematics
G
Important: Frontal crash test ratings should be compared only among vehicles of similar weight.

The Mitsubishi Outlander was redesigned for the 2007 model year. Frontal ratings are assigned by the Institute based on a test conducted by Mitsubishi as part of frontal crash test verification.

Injury measures

Measures taken from the head, neck, and chest indicate low risk of injuries to these body regions in a crash of this severity. Forces on the right tibia indicate that injuries to the lower leg would be possible.

Restraints and dummy kinematics

Dummy movement was well controlled. The side curtain airbag on the driver side deployed during the crash. During rebound, the dummy’s head contacted this side airbag, which kept the head away from any stiff structure that could cause injury.

Tested vehicle specifications

Tested vehicle 2007 Mitsubishi Outlander XLS 4-door 4wd
Weight 3,814 lbs.
Side airbags front and second row head curtain airbags and front seat-mounted torso airbags
Wheelbase 105 in.
Length 183 in.
Width 71 in.
Engine 3.0 L V6
EPA ratings 19 mpg city / 25 mpg highway

How this test is conducted

Measures of occcupant compartment intrusion on driver side

Test ID VTF0609
Footwell intrusion
Footrest (cm) 3
Left (cm) 8
Center (cm) 9
Right (cm) 8
Brake pedal (cm) 5
Instrument panel rearward movement
Left (cm) 1
Right (cm) 1
Steering column movement
Upward (cm) -4
Rearward (cm) -1
A-pillar rearward movement (cm) 0

Driver injury measures

Test ID VTF0609
Head
HIC-15 161
Peak gs at hard contact no contact
Neck
Tension (kN) 1.1
Extension bending moment (Nm) 26
Maximum Nij 0.24
Chest maximum compression (mm) 31
Legs
Femur force - left (kN) 0.2
Femur force - right (kN) 0.5
Knee displacement - left (mm) 0
Knee displacement - right (mm) 2
Maximum tibia index - left 0.35
Maximum tibia index - right 0.96
Tibia axial force - left (kN) 1.8
Tibia axial force - right (kN) 4.1
Foot acceleration (g)
Left 47
Right 105

Applies to 2007-13 models

Overall evaluation
G
Structure and safety cage
A
Driver injury measures
Head/neck
G
Torso
G
Pelvis/leg
G
Head protection
G
Rear passenger injury measures
Head/neck
G
Torso
G
Pelvis/leg
G
Head protection
G
Side crash test ratings can be compared across vehicle categories.

The Mitsubishi Outlander was redesigned for the 2007 model year.

Injury measures

Driver — Measures taken from the dummy indicate a low risk of any significant injuries in a crash of this severity.

Passenger — Measures taken from the dummy indicate a low risk of any significant injuries in a crash of this severity.

Head protection

Driver — The dummy’s head was protected from being hit by any hard structures, including the intruding barrier, by a side curtain airbag that deployed from the roof.

Passenger — The dummy’s head was protected from being hit by any hard structures, including the intruding barrier, by a side curtain airbag that deployed from the roof.

Tested vehicle specifications

Tested vehicle 2008 Mitsubishi Outlander 2.4 ES 4-door 4wd
Weight 3,512 lbs.
Side airbags standard front and second row head curtain airbags and standard front seat-mounted torso airbags
Wheelbase 105 in.
Length 183 in.
Width 71 in.
Engine 2.4 L 4-cylinder
EPA ratings 20 mpg city / 25 mpg highway

How this test is conducted

Measures of occupant compartment intrusion on driver side

Test ID CES0829
B-pillar to longitudinal centerline of driver's seat (cm)
Negative numbers indicate the amount by which the crush stopped short of the seat centerline.
-9.0

Driver injury measures

Test ID CES0829
Head HIC-15 157
Neck
Tension (kN) 1.2
Compression (kN) 0.1
Shoulder
Lateral deflection (mm) 46
Lateral force (kN) 1.6
Torso
Maximum deflection (mm) 36
Average deflection (mm) 29
Maximum deflection rate (m/s) 5.61
Maximum viscous criterion (m/s) 0.59
Pelvis
Iliac force (kN) 1.6
Acetabulum force (kN) 2.7
Combined force (kN) 4.1
Left femur
L-M force (kN) 0.4
L-M moment (Nm) 85
A-P moment (Nm) 44

Passenger injury measures

Test ID CES0829
Head HIC-15 182
Neck
Tension (kN) 0.4
Compression (kN) 0.3
Shoulder
Lateral deflection (mm) 39
Lateral force (kN) 1.5
Torso
Maximum deflection (mm) 32
Average deflection (mm) 20
Maximum deflection rate (m/s) 3.97
Maximum viscous criterion (m/s) 0.41
Pelvis
Iliac force (kN) 1.1
Acetabulum force (kN) 3.0
Combined force (kN) 3.4
Left femur
L-M force (kN) 0.5
L-M moment (Nm) 40
A-P moment (Nm) 27

Applies to 2007-13 models

Overall evaluation
A
Curb weight 3,512 lbs
Peak force 11,670 lbs
Strength-to-weight ratio 3.32
Tested vehicle
2009 Mitsubishi Outlander 2.4 ES 4-door 2wd
Roof strength test ratings can be compared across vehicle categories.

How this test is conducted

Applies to 2007-09 models

Overall evaluation
G
Dynamic rating
G
Seat/head restraint geometry
G
Important: Ratings for head restraints & seats should be compared only among vehicles of similar weight.

Seat type

Manual cloth seats

How this test is conducted

Seat type Manual cloth seats
Geometry
Backset (mm) 52
Distance below top of head (mm) 28
Seat design parameters
Pass/fail Pass
Max T1 acceleration (g) 13.7
Head contact time (ms) 65
Force rating 1
Neck forces
Max neck shear force (N) 27
Max neck tension (N) 530
1
Side airbags: front and second row head curtain airbags and front seat-mounted torso airbags
2
Rollover sensor: designed to deploy the side curtain airbags in the event of an impending rollover
3
Electronic stability control
4
Antilock brakes
5
Daytime running lights (optional)

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