Why 18 inch wheels?

Asked by Aug 25, 2010 at 08:51 AM about the 2010 Mitsubishi Outlander XLS 4WD

Question type: General

Low profile tyres seem a peculiar choice for dirt (gravel) roads? Anyone know why
the wheels were changed from 16 to 18 inch.  Am considering fitting the 16 inch
wheels (if I can find a set) with tyres that would give a better "baloon" effect on
rough terrain. Anyone done this?

6 Answers

I would swap with with you

Where abouts in the world are you, swap may be impractical - but what I need

I am in Massachusetts

Bad luck! I'm in Johannesburg, South Africa and the freight will make the swap not viable, but thanks for the contact

We tried. Hope all is well in the Southern Hemisphere

Are you still looking for a set of 16 inches? I've been looking for a set of 18" to replace my 16" that came with the LS model. I'm in Quebec, Canada though...

Your Answer

Outlander

Looking for a Used Outlander in your area?

CarGurus has 10,612 nationwide Outlander listings starting at $1,995.

ZIP:

Mitsubishi Outlander Experts

  • #1
    Daniel Foster
    Reputation
    620
  • #2
    tenspeed
    Reputation
    180
  • #2
    Racer_X
    Reputation
    180
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Mitsubishi Outlander Sport
80 Great Deals out of 13,465 listings starting at $5,500
Used Toyota RAV4
725 Great Deals out of 46,296 listings starting at $1,195
Used Honda CR-V
785 Great Deals out of 56,781 listings starting at $1,750
Used Kia Sorento
492 Great Deals out of 29,313 listings starting at $1,999
Used Toyota Highlander
474 Great Deals out of 30,827 listings starting at $2,900
Used Nissan Rogue
637 Great Deals out of 69,670 listings starting at $2,499
Used Nissan Pathfinder
360 Great Deals out of 26,786 listings starting at $1,500
Used Hyundai Santa Fe
250 Great Deals out of 15,938 listings starting at $1,475
Used Ford Escape
1,058 Great Deals out of 94,798 listings starting at $1,200
Used Honda Pilot
521 Great Deals out of 35,850 listings starting at $500
Used Chevrolet Equinox
987 Great Deals out of 61,307 listings starting at $999
Used Ford Explorer
936 Great Deals out of 68,721 listings starting at $1,800
Used GMC Acadia
949 Great Deals out of 51,319 listings starting at $3,284
Used Hyundai Tucson
184 Great Deals out of 27,369 listings starting at $2,490

Used Cars For Sale

2017 Mitsubishi Outlander For Sale
7,033 listings starting at $16,500
2016 Mitsubishi Outlander For Sale
8 Great Deals out of 623 listings starting at $10,995
2015 Mitsubishi Outlander For Sale
4 Great Deals out of 264 listings starting at $8,995
2014 Mitsubishi Outlander For Sale
16 Great Deals out of 364 listings starting at $6,995
2013 Mitsubishi Outlander For Sale
6 Great Deals out of 57 listings starting at $6,995

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.