Updated and more powerful Mitsubishi Outlander plug-in hybrid introduced
Japanese automaker Mitsubishi has recently unveiled its new refreshed Outlander PHEV. The new updated Mitsubishi Outlander plug-in hybrid SUV will boast of more power and efficiency when it hits the car market of the UK in September, 2018.
The new 2019 Outlander PHEV will be coming equipped with a new 2.4 litre petrol engine along with a more powerful electric motor, more powerful generator and a bigger battery pack as well.
The Outlander PHEV facelift model will be offering a travel range of 28 miles along with a better CO2 emission level of 46g per kilometer. The hybrid SUV’s new petrol engine has the capability to churn out a max power output of 135 PS, which is an increase of 14 PS as compared against the outgoing model. The facelift model also offers an increased torque output of 211 Nm which is up from 190 Nm.
The new refreshed 2019 Mitsubishi Outlander hybrid SUV’s more powerful electric powertrain boasts of a 10 percent enhancement of the generator output. Moreover, there is also an increase in the rear electric motor’s power output which is 95 PS.
The Japanese car maker has really worked hard on enhancing the overall performance of the updated Outlander plug-in hybrid model. Thus, the drive range output of the battery pack has been also improved by 10 percent, and the overall capacity of the battery has been increased to up to 13.8 kWh, all owing to the new battery cells.
Mitsubishi has paid attention to details, when it comes to the under the hood bits in order to make the Outlander PHEV all better. The other technical changes that are worth mentioning include updated shock absorbers which would go into enhancing the vehicle’s low speed ride quality. The hybrid SUV’s Snow drive mode has been aimed to enhance the low grip launching as well as cornering abilities on the slippery or wet road conditions. This feature also definitely adds to the overall safety measures of the vehicle.
The new 2019 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV also comes with some worthwhile exterior updates, while the cabin receives mild, but nonetheless good updates as well, in order to offer a complete updated package.
When the exterior styling updates and changes are concerned, the facelift model comes with a new front fascia that flaunts all new LED headlights, restyled radiator grille and new bumper extension. The side profile gets refreshed with newly designed two-tone contrasted 18 inch alloy wheels, and the rear façade comes with a revised rear bumper extension and redesigned roof spoiler to complete the refreshed look.
The hybrid SUV’s cabin comes with changes such as restyled front seats, more user friendly relocated switchgear and an updated instrument cluster to offer a fresh look and feel.
The Japanese automaker will launch the updated 2019 Mitsubishi Outlander plug-in hybrid model in the car market of UK for sale in September this year. The vehicle’s price list will be also announced by the company at the time of its official market launch.
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