A year ago, Mitsubishi has produced to the European market its SUV model under the name Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV. For a short time, it achieved great success among Europeans. Now it will be released for the North American market. The latest model which will be built for this market is called the 2017 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV. Considering that the market is saturated with medium-sized SUVs, this model will have to find its way to America and conquer the hearts of drivers. This may not be a problem with regard to what this SUV has to offer. This model was first introduced in Japan in 2001 under the name Mitsubishi Airtrek. It has changed a lot since then, but it kept basic features such as beautiful design and good performance. The advantage of the latest models will be driving on electric power which will mean huge savings.
2017 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV – Exterior and Interior
The appearance of the new 2017 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV will be very appealing. The front part can look even quite futuristic. The car will be characterized by a front grid (which will have two lines and sign of the company) and modern LED lights that will merge into one and make a nice unit. The bumper will be unusually shaped, and below it, there will be a square part of the fog lamps. Grille, fog lamp surrounds and the lower part of the bumper is likely to be chromed, which will emphasize the beauty of this design. It can be said that the last part of SUV will be even more attractive. Over the entire tailgate will be tail lights stretched in one elegant line. At the top of the door will be a short spoiler with stop light in the middle. It can be expected chrome details also on the rear part and on the sides.
What will possibly attract the most attention in the interior of the 2017 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV will be a reduced number of seats. This is the result of adding the controller to the electric motor in the rear. However, the seats will still be comfortable, upholstered in leather, and there will be a lot of space for the legs, and the head. This small flaw manufacturer has compensated with very beautiful design and modern technologies. Commands in this SUV will be well-distributed (one part will be located on the steering wheel and the other on the driver’s door). In the central part will be a touch screen with infotainment options. The control panel will be redesigned in order to get a better look.
2017 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV – Engine Performances
The engine of the new 2017 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV will include two electric motors that will be powered by a battery with 12 kWh. In addition, it will have a 4-cylinder engine. CVT gearbox will provide drive on all four wheels. It is expected that the vehicle will be able to cross about 33 miles without stopping. There will also be a 2.4-liter diesel engine that can produce 300 lb-ft.
2017 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV – Price and Release date
The 2017 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV can be expected in March of 2017. Price for this vehicle will move from 34, 000 $ to 38, 000 $.