When something postponed once or twice, people are looking for a reasonable excuse for such behavior. But when it comes to Mitsubishi Outlander Plug-in hybrid model, all just remain speechless. Announced for the 2016 MY, this model does not manage to reach the US market. The latest information announced as yet another delay. The vehicle will reportedly appear until autumn 2016. On sale will be at the beginning of 2017, as 2017 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV. In fact, for 2018 MY. One thing is for sure. Except customers are waiting it with great impatience, it does not lose anything else. Its release will make it just as good and competent, what is supposed to be the first time when it is announced.
Mitsubishi company desperately want that 2017 Outlander PHEV, is halo model. The decline in sales and general interest in the brand’s vehicles, in their view, can fix this SUV. The interest for him in Europe fails. Since 2012, when it was first introduced in Paris, with all the options of propulsion units Outlander is an excellent sales. Just last year is sold 30 000 copies Outlander, of which every third was a plug-in hybrid model.
Until now, all the promises remain somewhere floating in the air, and we can rely on the model which is largely in sales. The Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV is supposed to pass the stage of fine-tuning and update specifically for the US market. Even better is announced, the hybrid system. For now, there are only assumptions that anything of all this, Mitsubishi will be able to meet before a model arrives at a new destination.
2017 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV Specs
2016 model got changed appearance. With more sporting lines of design, and modern grill. Air intakes are set lower, a light clusters are modified design. This was a mid-cycle refresh intended fourth year of existence this model. What exactly would you could not be changed on this vehicle, and to be unique to the model for the US market? According to Alex Fedorak, 2017 Outlander PHEV will have a lot of elements Outlander Concept-S model.
EPA driving range is what the 2017 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV should do the attractiveness compared to other models in this category. Regardless of the announced improvements, we can probably expect the same hybrid lineup, which now runs the model. It is a 2.0 L turbo petrol engine with four-cylinder combined with two electric motors and a package of lithium-ion battery capacity of 12 kW. 200 hp and 337 Nm of torque the powertrain ensures Outlander PHEV SUV. As for the electric only range, 2017 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV now can boast of a little more than 20 miles. Great competitor in this segment of is 2017 Chrysler Pacifica MPV, which is in the field of EPA rating of the electric drive reached 30 miles, what Mitsubishi strives in every way.