Carwow Evaluations The 2019 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV: Video

Have you learnt it has cup holders within the trunk?

Mitsubishi barely refreshed and upgraded the Outlander PHEV for the 2019 mannequin yr and evidently regardless of growing old, after 5 years this automotive nonetheless is ready to stay prime plug-in hybrid in Europe (particularly within the UK).

In its most up-to-date in-depth assessment, Carwow brings us tons of insights in regards to the automotive in an entertaining vogue. Positively value a watch earlier than buying.

The Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV has a number of professionals and cons. It may very well be nice for particular driving profiles with city-commuting inside 28 miles (45 km) of its all-electric vary and likewise an efficient automotive tax avoidance instrument.

However, Mitsubishi actually ought to contemplate creating a brand new era because the breakneck folding system for the rear seats and inconvenient navigation system don't match with costs and fashionable instances.

“That is the brand new Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV. The Outlander is among the hottest plug-in hybrids within the UK, however given this new mannequin appears to be like so much like the earlier era, has sufficient modified to make you need to contemplate it? Be a part of Mat as he takes you on a tour of the brand new Outlander PHEV to see whether or not the adjustments are greater than pores and skin deep!”

Here's a checklist of some adjustments:

  • A 2.four Atkinson cycle petrol engine replaces the earlier common Otto cycle 2.zero liter (135hp – up from 121hp). It permits for greater torque (211Nm vs 190Nm), smoother operation, and total greater effectivity
  • The generator output is elevated by 10%
  • The rear motor output is elevated by 10% (95 hp)
  • The drive battery capability is elevated by 15% (13.eight kWh as an alternative 12 kWh)
  • The drive battery output is elevated by 10%
  • 28 miles (45 km) of all-electric vary (WLTP)
  • WLTP mixed gas financial system of 139mpg
  • New Sport mode (sharper throttle responsiveness and extra grip through the Tremendous All-Wheel Management system)
  • New Snow mode (enhance low-grip launching and cornering talents on slippery surfaces)
  • The entrance and rear shock absorbers have been revised to enhance its low-speed trip
  • The steering ratio has additionally been revised and the ability steering ECU re-mapped to supply extra responsiveness and really feel, whereas bigger entrance brake discs boosts stopping energy
  • Inside: quieter and extra refined, with extra consolation and supportive entrance seats, new switchgear, a revised instrument cluster, the addition of rear air flow vents, and extra handy USB ports
  • Outdoors: When it comes to exterior type, there’s a brand new entrance finish with a redesigned grille with honeycomb mesh, new bumper extension and new headlamp design with LED hi-beams. The rear is enhanced with a brand new rear bumper extension decrease extension and a big roof spoiler whereas new, two-tone contrasted 18-inch multi-spoke alloys full the outside revisions.