2014 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV Will Launch in U.S by Jan 2014 Priced at $52,730

2014 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV first lok

To  give  sleepless nights to it’s rivals Mitsubishi has debuted the world’s first production plug-in hybrid SUV, 2014 Outlander PHEV at 2012 Paris Auto show which will hit U.S market by Jan 2014 priced at  $38,000 while  Australian market by June 2013  priced at $52,730. It’s already on sale in Japanese market priced  between $38,818 –$50,181. It will take on Chevrolet Volt($40,000) in U.S market.

The new 2014 Outlander PHEV  uses MMC’s own Plug-in Hybrid EV System powertrain derived from 100% electric systems used on the i-MiEV and other MMC all-electric vehicles comes in 5 trims  is powered by a next generation  2.0-liter, four-cylinder engine  paired with two 60-kWh electric motors  all-electric range up to 55 kilometers(34 miles) for a total range of 547 miles combined fuel efficiency of 61 km/liter (143 mpg). The charging time is only 30 minutes having power to rocket from  0-100 km/h in 11 sec.  It’s Overall length x width x height is 4655 x 1800 x 1680mm

It also combines Twin Motor 4WD system comprising independent electric motors to drive the front and rear wheels  integrated with the brand’s S-AWC (Super All Wheel Control). It also offers you three Automatic Selection of Three Drive Modes for Optimal Efficiency as EV Drive Mode, Series Hybrid Mode and Parallel Hybrid Mode.

At last I would like to say that new 2014 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV is coming to rock the U.S market. What you think? Please be open to give your view.