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New-generation Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV arriving in the U.S. in the second half of 2022

Mitsubishi has announced that it will reveal the new-generation Outlander PHEV later this year in Japan before it goes on sale in the U.S. in the second half of 2022. We don’t know how different it’ll look from the standard Outlander but at least the teaser photos hint that the PHEV will be available with […]

by Stefan Ogbac
7/30/2021
The series hybrid may just be the way to get consumers to embrace electrification

For most consumers, a battery-electric vehicle isn’t the most viable solution, especially if you don’t have a charger at home. Between range anxiety and the perceived inconvenience of charging, the majority of the U.S. population doesn’t see it as a feasible option just yet. But what if I told you that there’s a potential middle […]

by Stefan Ogbac
6/22/2021
How does Mitsubishi’s plug-in hybrid system work?

Mitsubishi was one of the first automakers to add a plug-in hybrid crossover to its lineup when it debuted the Outlander PHEV. First introduced at the 2012 Paris auto show, the Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV quickly became a hit in other global markets because of its efficiency and ability to operate like a battery-electric vehicle with […]

by Stefan Ogbac
6/7/2021
2021 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV review: One last hurrah

Although it’s one of the oldest crossovers on the market, the 2021 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV has one of the most interesting plug-in hybrid powertrains. Unlike the majority of hybrids on the market, this rig operates more like a battery-electric vehicle during most driving situations. Is that enough to make up for the Outlander’s age? What […]

by Stefan Ogbac
5/24/2021
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
3/9/2021
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
2/23/2021
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
12/21/2020
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
12/9/2020
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
12/8/2020