From the latest reports, the model Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV is the best-selling hybrid SUV in the world. Since its release last December, more than 4,000 units have been sold only in Canada. Furthermore, after great successes year, the company decided to release the new model that will wear the name 2020 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV.
The upcoming model is a solid-looking vehicle that is simple and sturdy. Also, it is very spacious SUV that comes with the two row of seats and it can place five passengers. It offers many new techs and safety that is high.
2020 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV exterior is sporty
The exterior design of the 2020 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV is good looking. This model will get small modifications that will make it very attractive. Furthermore, the buyers with this SUV will get the new features like LED headlamps with auto leveling, color-keyed rear spoiler and Sharkfin antenna.
The front bumper design will also get some changes and it looks much better than the predecessor. Furthermore, the electric folding mirrors and front fog lamps are features that are also included in the offer.
The new model comes with stylish two-tone multi-spoke that gives extra attractive to this SUV. However, the models like Honda CR-V and Toyota RAV4 looks more aggressively.
The safety features of the 2020 Outlander PHEV includes Airbags, Blind Spot Warning, Rear Cross Traffic Alert, Child Safety Lock, Forward Collision Mitigation, Lane Departure Warning and Automatic High Beams.
2020 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV interior offers much more space
The cabin of the newest 2020 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV is very comfortable and it features premium leather seats. Also, the cargo capacity is better and now this SUV offers 2,208 liters (78 cubic feet). As we already wrote, this model can place five passengers in two rows. However, the standard version comes with three rows of seating and offers much more space that is enough for seven passengers.
There are two trims available with the 2020 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV model SEL and GT. The SEL trim will come with the same price as the LE trim that is available with the non-PHEV model. The SEL trim offers features like a 7-inch touchscreen, rearview camera, dual-zone automatic climate control, 8-way power driver’s seat, power tailgate, leather interior and auto-dimming rearview mirror.
However, the GT models will add to this above a Rockford Fosgate audio system, auto on-off headlights, power-folding mirrors, rain-sensing wipers and paddle shifters.
2020 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV powertrain specs and battery range
The newest 2020 Outlander PHEV is the SUV that is made of two AC synchronous motors, a 12 kWh lithium-ion battery and a 2.0-liter gasoline engine that makes 117 HP and 137 foot-pounds of torque. The main electric motor is able to give 80 horsepower and 101 foot-pounds of torque, while the second one motor provides another 80 HP and 144 foot-pounds of torque. Furthermore, this system will be able to run on electricity alone up to 22 miles.
With the standard 120-volt outlet the buyers will need around 8 hours to recharge the full battery. However, with the 240-volt line, the charging time will halve. Also, there is an option to get DC Fast Charger that is be able to charge 80 percent battery in 25 minutes. As we already wrote, this model is very fuel efficient and it gives 25 mpg combined/74 MPGe (miles per gallon equivalent).
2020 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV price and release date
The 2020 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV will be very affordable SUV. It will come with the starting price of $35,500 for a model with SEL trim and $41,000 for a GT. The debut of this model is not clear yet, however, we can expect it in the last quartal of the year 2019.