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New Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV makes Geneva Motor Show debut

Mitsubishi has unveiled the 2019 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV at the Geneva motor show, alongside its new Mitsubishi e-evolution concept.

The new Outlander’s engine has be redesigned and promises greater efficiency and better performance. The battery capacity has been increased by 15% and the motor output by 10%.

With sales of more than 140,000 worldwide, the twin-motor all-wheel-drive plug-in hybrid is the best-selling SUV of its kind.

Mitsubishi says the 2019 Outlander PHEV will push boundaries even further with sharper dynamics, a more refined interior, and a subtle design evolution.

Alongside the Outlander was Mitsubishi’s all-electric SUV concept, the e-evolution.

It is part of the company’s future vision to become a manufacturer of SUV vehicles with alternative powertrains.


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  • The Engineer - 21/02/2018 23:24

    For UK drivers, its a pity the 15% battery increase is unlikely to raise the 'official' 33 mile EV range to 40 miles which would move it from the 12% to the 8% BIK band for 2020/1. A useful saving. Another interesting factor is the engine is changing from just under 2.0L to 2.4L but is claimed will give better MPG, so companies paying advisory rates will have to pay considerably more. The 2.0L PHEV needs to achieve about 38mpg on petrol, possible but takes some restraint. On the over 2.0L rate it will only have to do 25mpg for the driver to break even, easy to beat, that's going to make it very attractive even to higher mileage drivers and reduce the incentive to charge and just run on petrol. not so Green!

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