2017 Mitsubishi Outlander plug-in hybrid debuts in New York, goes on sale this fall

Mitsubishi initially demonstrated to us the Outlander module half and half in 2012, yet the vehicle has just now been affirmed available to be purchased in the United States.

2017 Mitsubishi Outlander plug-in hybrid debuts in New York, goes on sale this fall

Mitsubishi has reliably expressed that the Outlander module mixture, authoritatively an Outlander PHEV, would achieve showrooms in the United States however was never ready to give a firm date.

That all changed at the current week’s 2016 New York Auto Show where Mitsubishi affirmed that the Outlander PHEV would go marked down in these parts in the fall. It touches base as a 2017 model.


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Its half and half powertrain is the same one offered abroad. It comprises of a 2.0-liter 4-chamber motor and an electric engine at the front hub, in addition to a second electric engine at the back. Controlling the electric engines is a 12-kilowatt-hour lithium-particle battery. The setup empowers different driving modes including electric-just four-wheel drive.



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Mitsubishi says details for the U.S. will be reported nearer to the business sector dispatch. Abroad, the Outlander PHEV’s powertrain produces a top yield of around 200 drive and 284 pound-feet of torque. The vehicle is likewise appraised at 32.5 miles of electric extent on the very idealistic European testing cycle.

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Other than the progressed powertrain, the Outlander PHEV is much the same as the general Outlander, which remains a perfect decision for families on a financial plan. It highlights an open lodge with third-push situates, various electronic driver helps, and an infotainment framework complete with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto cell phone joining.

For additional on the Mitsubishi Outlander, see the inside and out surveys over at The Car Connection. Furthermore, for additional from the New York Auto Show, head to our devoted center.