looks weak on paper, but it actually feels pretty sprightly even with three adults on board. My rear-seat passengers appreciated the sliding and reclining second row that offers ample legroom even with tall front-seat passengers. Big thanks to Mitsubishi's lawyers for letting us have a navigation/infotainment system that can be operated while the vehicle is in motion." Meanwhile, photographer Julia LaPalme picked the following nit: "I paired my phone to the Bluetooth, and no matter how many times I received a call, the shrill ring the car makes when I get an incoming call always startles me. It is such a high-pitched, uncomfortable tone; it creates quite a distraction while driving."

2010 Mitsubishi Outlander GT
Months/miles in service 7/12,378
Avg econ/CO2: 20.7 mpg/0.94 lb/mi
Unresolved problems: None
Maintenance cost: $63.60 (oil change/inspection/rotate tires)
Normal-wear cost: 0.0