2017 Mitsubishi Outlander is a mid-size crossover by Japanese automaker Mitsubishi. 2017 Mitsubishi Outlander is primitively known as the Mitsubishi Airtrek when in Japan in 2001 and is based on the Mitsubishi ASX concept vehicle on display at the 2001 North American International Auto Show. Mitsubishi Outlander is sold at Mitsubishi Japan retailer chain called Car Plaza. The ASX (Active Sports Crossover) represents Mitsubishi’s approach to the industry-wide SUV trend for keeping the whole season and off-road capabilities offered by a high ground clearance and four-wheel drive, while still offering car-like levels of emissions, economy and size. The next step in the strategy of Mitsubishi involves increasing the number of available hybrids, and Outlander PHEV (plug-in hybrid electric vehicle) is next on the docket.
2017 Mitsubishi Outlander Hybrid
The car offers three driving ways, fully electric series hybrid, and parallel hybrid. Series hybrid mode provides electric power, while the gas engine serves to make a generator provide juice for the battery. Parallel hybrid can put the gas engine does its ability to go with the electric motors providing assistance.
The technology does not stop at the intersection drivetrain, either. The Outlander PHEV will offer a 360-degree view camera system, blind spot monitoring and forward collision warning with pedestrian detection. Apple CarPlay and Android Auto smartphone connection are also available. While Mitsubishi has not mentioned prices, it says that the Outlander PHEV will arrive in US showrooms this coming fall.
2017 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV Engine
The Outlander PHEV take advantage of a 2.0-liter gas engine and two electric motors, which together to boost fuel economy. It is packing full-time four-wheel drive, with an electric motor on each side. The 12-kWh battery enough pieces of electric-only driving supply, but Mitsubishi declined to give to a specific range.