Mitsubishi Outlander of the second generation was equipped with gasoline engines of 2.0, 2.4 or 3 liters, which had a proprietary system of changing the phases of gas distribution and lifting height of MIVEC valves. At the same time, the 2,4-liter 170 HP engine, which was offered in combination with a mechanical gearbox or variator, initially served as the main power unit. For top-end equipment intended three-liter V6 with a capacity of 223 HP, coming with an automatic transmission. Since 2009, a number of complete sets has expanded due to the appearance of a two-liter engine with a capacity of 147 HP. "Mechanics" at the same time remained only for him and only in the front-wheel drive modification. A 2.4-liter engine was now only in all-wheel drive versions. At the same time, there was a modernization of engines, thereby reducing fuel consumption.
Mitsubishi Outlander chassis includes independent suspension (McPherson front and multilink rear), power steering, disc brakes of all wheels (front ventilated) and all-wheel drive system (except individual modifications) with electronic control, which allows using the cabin switch to select the mode depending on road and weather conditions: economical front-wheel drive 2WD, permanent full 4WD, four-wheel drive with differential lock 4WD lock for difficult conditions.
The enhanced RISE reinforced body system allows the Mitsubishi Outlander to better protect occupants in a collision, regardless of the direction of impact. All vehicles are equipped with an anti-lock braking system with an integrated brake force distribution system. More expensive versions are equipped with emergency braking systems, directional stability, anti-slip system. The car can have up to six airbags: front, side, airbags. According to the methods of testing Euro NCAP model got a good result, winning four stars out of five for the protection of passengers and three out of five for child protection.