Mitsubishi Outlander manuals

Mitsubishi Outlander: Economical driving

For economical driving, there are some technical requirements that have to be met. The prerequisite for low fuel consumption is a properly adjusted engine. In order to achieve longer life of the vehicle and the most economical operation, we recommend you to have the vehicle checked at regular intervals in accordance with the service standards.

Fuel economy and generation of exhaust gas and noise are highly influenced by personal driving habits as well as the particular operating conditions. The following points should be observed in order to minimize wear of brakes, tyres and engine as well as to reduce environmental pollution.

Starting the engine

Avoid sudden acceleration and sudden starts, as they will increase fuel consumption.


Shift only at an appropriate speed and engine speed. Always use the highest gear possible.

The drive mode-selector should be set to “2WD” when driving on normal roads and express ways to obtain best possible fuel economy.

City traffic

Frequent starting and stopping increases the average fuel consumption.

Use roads with smooth traffic flow whenever possible.

When driving on congested roads, avoid use of a low gear at high engine speeds.


The vehicle consumes fuel even during idling. Avoid extended idling whenever possible.


At higher the vehicle speed, more fuel is consumed. Avoid driving at full speed. Even a slight release of the accelerator pedal will save a significant amount of fuel.

Tyre inflation pressure

Check the tyre inflation pressures at regular intervals. Low tyre inflation pressure increases road resistance and fuel consumption.

In addition, low tyre pressures adversely affect tyre wear and driving stability.

Cargo loads

Do not drive with unnecessary articles in the luggage compartment.

Especially during city driving where frequent starting and stopping is necessary, the increased weight of the vehicle will greatly affect fuel consumption. Also avoid driving with unnecessary luggage or carriers, etc., on the roof; the increased air resistance will increase fuel consumption.

Cold engine starting

Starting of a cold engine consumes more fuel.

Unnecessary fuel consumption is also caused by keeping a hot engine running. After the engine is started, commence driving as soon as possible.

Air conditioning

The use of the air conditioning will increase the fuel consumption.


 Driving, alcohol and drugs

Drunk driving is one of the most frequent causes of accidents. Your driving ability can be seriously impaired even with blood alcohol levels far below the legal minimum. If you have been drinking,

 Safe driving techniques

Driving safety and protection against injury cannot be fully ensured. However, we recommend that you pay extra attention to the following: Seat belts Before starting the vehicle, make sure that yo

 Running-in recommendations

During the running-in period for the first 1,000 km (600 miles), it is advisable to drive your new vehicle using the following precautions as a guideline to aid long life as well as future econo


 On-vehicle Service

HEADLIGHT AIMING PRE-AIMING INSTRUCTIONS (LOW-BEAM) 1. Inspect for rusted or faulty headlight assemblies. 2. These conditions must be corrected before a satisfactory adjustment can be made. 3. Inspect tire inflation, and adjust if necessary. 4. If the fuel tank is not full, place a weight in the

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DTC U0020: CAN-B Bus Off Performance DTC U0021: CAN-B Bus(H1) Circuit Open DTC U0022: CAN-B Bus(H1) Shorted to Circuit Ground DTC U0023: CAN-B Bus(H1) Shorted to Circuit Power Supply DTC U0024: CAN-B Bus(L0) Circuit Open DTC U0025: CAN-B Bus(L0) Shorted to Circuit Ground DTC U0026: CAN-B Bus(L0) Sho

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