Mitsubishi Airtrek is the brand’s first electric crossover

Mitsubishi was among the first brands to double down on electrification. It jumped into the plug-in hybrid crossover game with the Outlander PHEV, one of the bestselling models in its class globally, and it also had the i-MiEV electric city car for a few years. Now, the company revealed its next battery-electric vehicle at last […]

by Stefan Ogbac
Mitsubishi reveals updated Outlander PHEV plug-in hybrid

When Mitsubishi updated its Outlander, it was obvious that an updated PHEV plug-in would be on the way. Especially considering how strong of a seller it is for the brand. That updated version has now officially debuted, and will be heading to North American in the second half of 2022. “With low CO2 emissions and […]

by Chad Kirchner
2023 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV teased again with a trip down memory lane

Mitsubishi is well-known for its AWD expertise and as an early player in electrification. It’s no surprise that when it came time to do another teaser for the 2023 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV, the company decided to take a trip down memory lane. Through a video posted on YouTube, Mitsubishi emphasized its motor sports heritage, particularly […]

by Stefan Ogbac
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
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
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
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
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