Nissan and Mitsubishi introducing an electric kei car for Japan: Report

Nissan and Mitsubishi are working to roll out a small electric car in Japan that will start at around $18,000 after government subsidies. The kei car will share a common platform and battery to help keeps the overall costs low. The range will to out at around 200 km, which again is designed to keep […]

by Chad Kirchner
2021 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV carries over with more power and bigger battery

Mitsubishi has finally released details on the 2021 Outlander PHEV, the plug-in hybrid variant of its compact crossover. Unlike the standard car, the electrified version is still the previous generation model. However, it gets significant changes under the skin. The most notable update is the powertrain, which swaps the 2.0-liter four-cylinder for a 2.4-liter making […]

by Stefan Ogbac
2020 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV review: One of the original plug-in SUVs

You’d be forgiven for dismissing the 2020 Mitsubishi Outlander for its age. This SUV isn’t one of the freshest products on the market by any stretch, even in this plug-in hybrid iteration. Despite its age, the Outlander PHEV still shows that Mitsubishi knows how to innovate; especially once you look beneath the skin and see […]

by Stefan Ogbac
2021 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV to get major powertrain upgrades

Back in 2018, the Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV received a significant update in other global markets. The U.S.-spec model, however, stayed mostly unchanged. Until now that is. If this California Air Resources Board (CARB) filing is any indication, the Outlander PHEV is poised to become competitive among other plug-in hybrid compact SUVs thanks to these upgrades […]

by Stefan Ogbac
Mitsubishi’s hybrid technology hints at what could come from Nissan

The hybrid powertrain in the Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV is quite unique. It essentially gives you the driving experience of an EV without the range anxiety thanks to the 2.0-liter I4 backing the two electric motors and 12 kWh lithium-ion battery. Not many hybrid vehicles in the U.S. have this setup. Honda uses something similar while […]

by Stefan Ogbac