2016 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV will get a facelift and EV technology with which it will be presented to the North American market in autumn 2015 year. This crossover brings changes on design but will be similar with GC-PHEV and XR-PHEV concepts. In addition, it is expected refreshment in interior of the vehicle and improving the performance of the drive system. Changes on the exterior bring a new grille and revised bumper and rear lights. The interior will have several upgrades and new gadgets. The Japanese automaker is completely turned hybrids that have low fuel consumption. This model has great popularity and sales growth in the previous period, so it is expected to continue this trend. Predictions are that in the future on the market highest sales have the similar models like the Eclipse model while Evolution will also get a plug-in hybrid system.
2016 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV – Engines
2016 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV will combine a conventional engines and electric motor power of 12 kWh. For the US market will be offered petrol engines: 2.4 liter four-cylinder that deliver 166 horsepower and 3.0-liter V6 engine that delivers 224 horsepower. For the European market will be available 2.0-liter gasoline engine with 143 horsepower and the 2.2-liter diesel engine with 148 horsepower. All engines will be mated to a 6-speed manual or automatic transmission. Power will be transmitted to the front axle and the rear differential. Acceleration from 0 to 60 mph is achieved in 11 seconds. In pure electric mode, the vehicle shall exceed 124 miles. Other technical data will subsequently be published.
2016 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV – Interior
2016 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV brings luxurious details in the interior. Changes on the center console include a new infotainment system, 4.2 inch touch screen, navigation system, automatic climate control and much more. Cabin will accommodate five passengers in comfortable seats with variable position and heating. Safety system includes standard features and systems. Price will be in the range $ 40,000 to $ 50,000 depending on the choice of equipment packages. Sales will start in early 2016.