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New 2023 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV

Following the heels of the release in March this year of the consumer-favored gasoline Outlander, the 2023 Outlander PHEV will go on sale in the latter half of 2022. The Outlander PHEV packs a twin-motor hybrid system and a bigger battery and gas tank. Mitsubishi will make the Outlander PHEV its flagship model and expects the SUV to be a…

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Top ten SUV Plug-in Hybrid models

Autoguide recent list of top 10 SUVs is composed primarily of crossovers. Kira makes two appearances with the Niro PHEV and the Sorento PHEV. Jeep makes two appearances with the Cherokee 4xe and the Wrangler 4xe. And Hyundai’s Santa Fe PHEV and Tuscon PHEV are also featured on the list. Read more

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2023 Outlander Plug-in Hybrid to feature a new all-wheel control system

Mitsubishi will outfit the 2023 Outlander PHEV with a new twin-motor all-wheel-drive system. According to Mitsubishi, the new system featuring one motor in the front and the other in the rear allows the driving force to be distributed evenly across the car. The SUV will feature seven driving modes, including power and eco.Read more

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2021 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV review

Efficient is the one word to describe the 2021 Outlander PHEV. The compact SUV’s interior is quite frankly outdated, but it gets the job done, avoiding the complex layouts of its competitors. The Outlander PHEV has total output of 221 hp, up 16% from the previous year’s model due primarily to the larger 13.8kWh battery pack. It only delivers an…

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Mitsubishi to introduce new Outlander PHEV in U.S. in 2022

Mitsubishi will be introduced a new-generation plug-in hybrid system with increased battery capacity for its Outlander PHEV. The new Outlander PHEV will arrive first in Japan later this year and in the U.S. in the second half of 2022. Read more

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2021 Outlander PHEV gets updated powertrain

Mitsubishi updated the powertrain for the 2021 Outlander PHEV, boosting its power and speed. A 2.4-liter inline-4 replaces the 2-liter engine and combines with an updated 94 horsepower rear motor to produce 221 hp. The SUV gets a larger 13.8kWh battery pack that increases its electric range to 24 miles. Read more

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Mitsubishi to start selling Eclipse Cross in 2021

Mitsubishi will begin selling the Eclipse Cross plug-in hybrid in 2021, albeit not in the U.S. The Eclipse Cross PHEV will be available in specified markets in Asia, Europe, and Australia. Mitsubishi has yet to release specifications for the Eclipse Cross PHEV, but it mentioned that the vehicle borrows the Outlander PHEV’s drive system.Read more

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Mitsubishi licenses hybrid technology patents from Paice, Abell Foundation

PAICE PRESS RELEASE | AUGUST 24, 2020 Mitsubishi licenses hybrid technology patents from Paice, Abell Foundation With strong European sales, Mitsubishi has become a global leader in plug-in hybrids BALTIMORE (AUG. 24, 2020) — Paice, a pioneer in hybrid electric vehicle technology, announced today that it has reached an agreement to license its patented hybrid technology to MITSUBISHI MOTORS CORPORATION,…

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Crossover PHEV market heats up

AutoBlog has published a new comparison of three of the top plug-in hybrid crossovers on the market: the Ford Escape plug-in, Toyota RAV4 Prime and Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV. For fuel economy, Joel Stocksdale at AutoBlog notes the Escape PHEV is the best bet with 100mpg-e, followed by the RAV4 Prime and then the Outlander. The rankings shift when considering horsepower:…

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