Mitsubishi

Outlander PHEV launches

Mitsubishi has launched its new Outlander plug-in hybrid, a crossover SUV. The plug-in comes fully equipped with a 2L four-cylinder engine and dual 60kW electric motors. The motors are located at the front and rear axles, which “instantly [supply] torque and makes the standard all-wheel-drive system more responsive,” according to Cory Haywood at EurWeb, and give the system a total…

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2018 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV hits the States

Mitsubishi’s Outlander PHEV is the first major non-luxury crossover PHEV in the United States, with two electric motors alongside a four-cylinder engine. The 2018 model offers three modes: full electric, parallel hybrid, and series hybrid, with the vehicle switching between the modes automatically (as the driver selects various battery modes). Auto Blog’s Joel Stocksdale says, “if you’ve been wanting a…

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More details emerge on the Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV

The U.S. version of the Mitsubishi Outlander plug-in hybrid is set to launch in the near future, and more details are starting to emerge on the model. The new Outlander will be the first PHEV SUV to launch in the U.S. in the non-luxury category. For a detailed review, check out “Alex on Autos” via Inside EVs. Read more.

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Mitsubishi to unveil 2019 Outlander

Mitsubishi is set to reveal its 2019 Outlander PHEV at the Geneva Auto Convention next month. The 2019 model is the first update to the high-selling Outlander PHEV since 2015. The PHEV’s upgrades include 15% increase in battery capacity and 10% increase in output, according to AutoExpress UK. The 2019 Outlander PHEV will go to market with a new, more…

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Hybrids to watch in 2018

Hybrid automakers are releasing a new set of feature-filled models throughout 2018. Both regular hybrids and PHEVs are being offered at competitive prices, with many PHEVs still eligible for a plug-in electric vehicle tax credit. Of the models to look out for, the Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV and Kia Niro are standouts. Jeep is also releasing a hybrid version of its…

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How the 2018 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEVReally Performs

With an estimated MPGe of 74, the 2018 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV is an enticing hybrid option. Clean Technica took the hybrid through a series of tests, and found that it is an ideal PHEV for most consumers. Through their tests, the team found the PHEV was, in some cases, capable of better mpg and battery performance than the EPA had…

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Mitsubishi Bringing Europe’s Best-Selling Plug-In Hybrid to the US in December

Green Car Congress reports that Mitsubishi is bringing the best-selling plug-in hybrid in Europe — the Outlander — to the US in December 2017. The 2018 Mitsubishi Outlander Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle ($34,595) features a 2.0-liter gasoline engine, two high-performance electric motors and Mitsubishi’s Super All-Wheel Control system. It is the only plug-in hybrid crossover with all-wheel drive in its…

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Mitsubishi introduces new plug-in hybrid concept vehicle at Paris Auto Show

Mitsubishi has introduced a new plug-in hybrid concept at the 2016 Paris Auto Show. Billed as a next-generation SUV crossover, the vehicle is powered by an advanced plug-in hybrid system that use three motors. Mitsubishi is also introducing the eX Concept, a compact SUV electric vehicle, and showcasing the 2017 European models of the Outlander and Outlander plug-in hybrid. Read more.

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Mitsubishi Once Again Eyes New Plug-in Vehicles

Plugin.cars.com reports that Mitsubishi may introduce plug-in hybrid and pure electric versions of a new crossover, and possible two small electric vehicles, between 2017 and 2020. But, the website notes, Mitsubishi has a long track record of announcing plans for plug-in hybrid and electric cars that never come to fruition. It notes that Mitsubishi said in 2011 it would launch six new plug-in hybrid or electric…

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