When it arrives in North America, the all new 2018 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV is definitely going to be a vehicle that will be at the centre of many conversations in the automotive world.
PHEV – stands for Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle.
With the efficiency of an electric vehicle, the performance of Super All-Wheel Control, and over all spectacular design, the PHEV might just be one of the hottest vehicles to hit the SUV market in years.
The Outlander PHEV is powered by a 2.0 L gas engine and two 60 KW electric motors – one at each axle – for a total estimated output of 195 horsepower.
A 300-volt lithium-ion battery pack is located in the subfloor between the front and rear axles and can be charged with a plug or the vehicles regenerative braking system.
Featuring three different automatically selected drive modes, the PHEV can make use of the motors for all electric driving or a combination of electric and gas powered for the most efficient mode of travel.
In addition there are three three driver-selected modes each with a definite purpose to maximize fuel economy and monitor and reduce electricity consumption.
The Outlander PHEV is loaded with technology including available Blind Spot and Lane Departure Warning, Multi-View Camera, Adaptive Cruise Control, Auto High Beams and Forward Collision Mitigation.
With SmartPhone Link Display you can connect you phone to the 7-inch touch screen to access all your favourite apps, send texts, and make calls with ease.
The Outlander is designed in a classic SUV style with a high clearance, clean lines and an over all pleasing look.
Built to take all your driving challenges, the Outlander PHEV is as comfortable on city streets as it is on rural roads and weekend destinations where the pavement ends and the fun begins.
The 2018 Outlander PHEV is the next generation of hybrid vehicle that combines technology for maximum efficiency without sacrificing performance.