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2007 Mitsubishi Raider Review and Pictures

Summary
2007 Mitsubishi Raider is a compact pickup that can seat five passengers. It has four doors.

Price
MSRP: US$19,890-US$28,445
Invoice: US$18,685-US$26,722

What is New in 2007 Mitsubishi Raider?
Changes include more trim levels with extended versions, models, and features.

Introduction
It is an average-sized pickup truck, which offers spacious interiors, perfect handling dynamics, and excellent towing capacity.

Body Styles, Trim Levels, and Options
2007 Mitsubishi Raider is available in seven trims ranging from LS Extended Cab 2WD MT to LS Double Cab 4WD V8. Options include upgraded sound system, Bluetooth connectivity, leather upholstery, power rear windows, leather-wrapped steering wheel, skid plates, and a limited-slip differential.

Powertrains and Performance
2007 Mitsubishi Raider offers standard 230hp 4.7-liter V8 engine with five-speed automatic transmission and overdrive or 210hp 3.7-liter V6 engine with six-speed manual transmission and overdrive. It delivers 14 to 16-mpg in city and 19 to 22-mpg on highway.

Interior Design and Special Features
Interiors exhibit style with aluminum trims although quality of materials is lacking. Its controls are easy to reach and simple to operate. Rear seats open to reveal storage trays.

Safety Features
Standard safety feature includes rear wheel ABS while four-wheel ABS and full-length side curtain airbags are available in select models only.

Driving Impressions
Stable chassis, subtle suspension, and superb handling dynamics soak bumps on roads and offer comfortable and enjoyable ride.

Pros
Spacious interiors, long warranty coverage, superb handling

Cons
Lot of plastics in interiors, four-wheel ABS not available in all trims

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