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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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2022 Santa Fe to offer plug-in hybrid powertrain

The 2022 Hyundai Santa Fe Plug-In Hybrid will be available in U.S. showrooms later this year and has an official fuel-efficiency rating of 33 mpg combined in hybrid mode. Its fuel economy is ahead of the 2021 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV’s 26 mpg but behind the 2021 Toyota RAV4 Prime’s 38 mpg. 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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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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Mitsubishi top-selling PHEV in UK

The United Kingdom’s plug-in car subsidy was withdrawn in November 2018, and as Inside EVs notes, “it was expected that PHEV sales would collapse.” That fate has not come true for Mitsubishi, as the automaker is still experiencing strong sales of its Outlander PHEV in the country, remaining the top choice for PHEV consumers. Mark Kane at Inside EVs notes,…

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Mitsubishi reaches 200,000 in sales of Outlander PHEV

Mitsubishi’s Outlander plug-in hybrid has sold 200,000 units worldwide since its launch, the company announced recently. The plug-in hybrid was the first SUV of its kind, according to a report by Green Car Congress. The vehicle launched in 2013 and has been sold in 50 countries since that year. The 2019 model carries additional efficiency features including upgrades to both…

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Honda Insight Hybrid named Green Car of the Year

The Honda Insight Hybrid has won the Green Car of the Year award at the Los Angeles Auto Show, with commendations for its “style and nice driving characteristics.” The honor, awarded by the Green Car Journal, is “considered a major award among automakers,” according to Chris Woodyard at USA Today. Two other electrified cars took home awards: the Jaguar I-Pace…

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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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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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“Floodgates opening…” with a dozen new plug-in hybrids arriving in 2016

HybridCars.com reports that a dozen new plug-in hybrids will be introduced this year, doubling the number of PHEVs currently for sale in the United States. The article describes the wave of new plug-in hybrids as “tantamount to a floodgate opening…” The new plug-in hybrids include: Audi A3 e-tron Sportback BMW 330e, BMW 740e Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid Mercedes-Benz C350e, E350e, GLC 350e 4MATIC, GLE…

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