In the US market, with impatience, expected occurrence Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV SUV model. It’s Outlander model with a hybrid propulsion system. Although the beginning of the sale was expected in 2014, its sales will begin in the fall of 2015. Mitsubishi North America, announced that the 2016 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV will be much more advanced and more modern than the current Outlander model.
2016 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV – Design
The new model is announced as a crossover SUV model for improved style and modern design. The refreshed design is based on GC-PHEV and XR-PHEV concepts. The stylish exterior design, monitor redesigned interior, as well as upgraded hybrid system. Meanwhile, the Mitsubishi company unveiled another concept model. It’s Outlander PHEV Concept-S model. It is believed that this concept is an announcement for serial 2016 Outlander PHEV model. The concept is presented a new line of vehicles, which boasts upgraded exterior and interior styling.
The current model uses a hybrid system based on two four-cylinder petrol engine volume 2.0- liter. The petrol engine is assisted by two electric motors and lithium-ion batteries. Battery capacity is 12 kWh. Total power of the hybrid system is 200 hp and 337 Nm of torque. With this operating system, the Outlander PHEV, reaching a speed of 100 km/h in 11 seconds. Maximum vehicle speed is 170 km/h, while average fuel consumption, barely 1.6 l/100 km. With a full tank, the car exceeds 800 km, while the autonomy of the vehicle exclusively on electric drive, 55 km.
The beginning sales, Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV model, the US market, has repeatedly delayed. The reasons for this are the elimination of defects and perfection of the hybrid system. Mitsubishi North America, announces that customers wait will be worth it. The new model will be significantly improved in every aspect. The new design and upgraded hybrid system, and this has a great specification, will make 2016 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV to be a high-performance vehicle. As such, the Outlander will be the best ever. Competitive models in the US market, will have a difficult task ahead of him.