Mitsubishi launches a super SUV with a design that eclipses the Hyundai Santa Fe, equipped with Toyota Fortuner

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2021-11-05 01:43:37

Mitsubishi has finally officially launched the new Outlander PHEV. This model will be sold in Japan from December 16 this year. Australia and New Zealand will follow in the first half of next year, while the plug-in hybrid SUV will be launched in North America in the second half of 2022.

The new Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV looks quite similar to the petrol-powered model first revealed in February of this year, with only some distinctive markings to mark it as an eco-friendly version.

These markings include a charging port on the right side of the vehicle as well as the addition of prominent “Plug-in Hybrid EV” and “PHEV” badges on the front and rear doors. Mitsubishi says there are a total of 10 body finishes for customers to choose from, including 2 two-tone options and 8 monochrome color options with a range of diamond colors including Red Diamond, White Diamond and Diamond. black.

Inside the cabin, the Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV has new buttons on the center console that support single-pedal and EV-only driving modes, while the gear selector has a “B” mode to control regenerative braking intensity. Also in this area is a rotating dial that allows the driver to cycle through seven driving modes, with the Power mode combining with the existing Normal, Tarmac, Gravel, Snow, Mud and Eco modes.

Mitsubishi launches a super SUV with a design that eclipses the Hyundai Santa Fe, equipped with Toyota Fortuner

There are a number of seat materials available on the new Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV including semi-aniline leather with a black theme, two genuine leather options (black and light gray), black combination leather, and two fabric options (black and light gray).

A familiar feature is the Mi-Pilot Assist package, which combines adaptive cruise control with stop/go assist, lane centering to keep a certain distance from the vehicle in front and in the middle of a separate lane. Vehicles equipped with a navigation system can set the speed using traffic sign recognition and slow down the vehicle when cornering or exiting the highway.

The special attraction on the new Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV is the plug-in hybrid powertrain, which the manufacturer says is a major improvement over the previous Outlander PHEV. The system is the same as before, with electric motors on both axles providing thrust in most driving situations, while the internal combustion engine acts as a generator for the battery, but can also provides direct drive at higher speeds through clutch locking.

Mitsubishi launched a super SUV with a design that eclipsed the Hyundai Santa Fe, equipped with Toyota Fortuner

A key difference between the new Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV and the old generation is that the electric motor is more powerful than before, with the engine at the front now making 114.4 hp and 255 Nm of torque compared to 80. 8 hp and 137 Nm before.

As for the rear electric motor, the maximum power can be reached is 134.1 horsepower, higher than the figure of 93.7 horsepower of the old Outlander PHEV, although the maximum torque is still 195 Nm. The twin-engine setup is part of the S-AWC (Super-All Wheel Control) system, which now benefits from a new AYC (Active Yaw Control) brake function for the rear wheels.

The lithium-ion battery continues to reside on the floor of the vehicle, but now has a higher energy capacity, at 20 kWh compared to 13.8 kWh before, increasing the electric driving range from 55 km to 87 km as standard. WLTP.

Mitsubishi launches a super SUV with a design that eclipses the Hyundai Santa Fe, equipped with Toyota Fortuner

The internal combustion engine of the new Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV is still a naturally aspirated 4-cylinder MIVEC 4B12 with a capacity of 2.4L, tuned to produce 133 horsepower at 5,000 rpm and 195 Nm at 4,300 rpm. /minute. As mentioned earlier, this engine acts as a generator for the battery and can also directly drive the wheels through a gear ratio of 3,431 at high speeds.

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