Among many variations, at this moment, the 2019 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV is the most interesting model according to headlines. Fans want to know when is the release date and its range since most of the details are known. However, the upcoming Outlander will also come in base and Sport model. Interior will be refreshed on these, while the plug-in hybrid is getting a totally different cabin.
The company is looking to fix all the issues and complains about this crossover. However, Outlander is far away from the top vehicle in the class. But in some markets, buyers are finding it as the very fair offer. Whatsoever, they have right. The 2019 Mitsubishi Outlander will be one of the best models when we take price-to-quality ratio. Now, with a plug-in hybrid model, it will be more versatile, so the greener drivers can add it to their wishlist.
2019 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV Debuted in Geneva
It is better than before. Engineers updated the drivetrain with new electric motors to gain more power and better fuel economy. Well, this is the best-selling hybrid in Europe in last three years, so the carmaker gives its all to maintain the position.
How to do that, but to improve already excellent hybrid system? According to news, the 2019 Mitsubishi Outlander will boost power and mileage outputs thanks to modifications on electric units. There are two AC motors in this PHEV version of the crossover. But, the surprise is coming with a conventional powertrain. Instead of a 2.0-liter engine, we will see a brand-new 2.4-liter Atkinson unit, which is more potent than its predecessor.
Range and Mileage
From the company, we can hear rumors about the massive improvements. First of all, 15 percent boost is expected only for an electric range. Current Outlander can go 22 miles only on AC motors. That means the 2019 Mitsubishi Outlander will reach 25 miles. Also, the fuel economy will go over 80 MPGe. Nevertheless, the officials didn’t mention any final values, since there is still room for improvements.
Is 2019 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV is Coming to US?
From this stance, we can’t say it for sure. The crossover is very popular in Europe. However, this segment has a limited amount of buyers, but many of them are choosing Outlander PHEV. In the US situation is more complicating. But, the 2019 Mitsubishi Outlander plug-in hybrid is ready for a new chapter, and appearance in the major market would raise its value worldwide.
2019 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport and GT Models
The 2019 Mitsubishi Outlander GT will be the most powerful trim level thanks to its 3.0-liter V-6 engine. The unit is good to deliver 225 hp and 215 pound-feet of torque, and it is not changing in 2019. Of course, this crossover will get a special treatment of its exterior and interior. The distinctive styling will make is appealing and more attractive.
The 2019 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport is a special version of the crossover for the US market. However, it is not popular as Honda CR-V or Toyota Rav4. But, the SUV with Mitsubishi badge has its values. First of all, it is cheaper than its rivals, and the company offers a better warranty.