Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV (Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle) – a hybrid version of the Outlander crossover, which debuted at the Paris Motor Show in autumn 2012. Initially we started selling the car in the domestic market in Japan, and then began, and in several other countries.
Outwardly, the Mitsubishi Outlander hybrid practically does not differ from the version of the standard internal combustion engine, except on a different grille and executed the relevant label.
Configuration and price Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV (2016).
|PHEV Ultimate||$40,100||Hybrid 2.0 (234 hp)||variable speed drive||full|
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Under the hood, the crossover is a 2.0-liter gasoline engine with 134 hp, and it assisted by two electric motors (one for each axis) with the impact strength of 80 each. Power last implemented by a set of lithium-ion batteries located under the floor.
Power plant on the Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV has three operating modes (EV Drive, Series Hybrid and Parallel Hybrid). In the first case moves crossover pure electric (power reserve of up to 55 km). When the battery becomes low, the engine comes into action.
Finally, the vehicle can travel and work from the gasoline engine and the electric motors will be connected if necessary. The Japanese automaker said that in hybrid mode crossover is able to overcome on one liter of fuel about 60 kilometers.
Renovated in 2017 Outlander PHEV.
In the spring of 2015, the first Japanese automaker presented the new Outlander FL, and in the summer of the same year underwent restyling and its hybrid variant with the prefix PHEV in the title.
As before, the Mitsubishi Outlander outside Hybrid PHEV 2017 almost exactly the source. Crossover was X-shaped front end with new bumper, grille and optics, as well as other taillights. The distinctive feature of this model is the original design are 18-inch wheels, nameplates and other door sill.
Inside, new Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV (2017) received a new steering wheel (with heating function) and seat. Plus manufacturer reports an improved sound insulation, as well as the increased body rigidity and migrated suspension, which has a positive impact on handling.
At the same time to change the technical stuffing hybrid Japanese silent. While there is information only about reducing friction in the engine electronics and a modified – it allowed a little (8%) to reduce the average fuel consumption and a little increase of the electric range. Sales of updated Outlander PHEV FL in Japan will begin in late 2015.