Category Archives: Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV

BLOKES WHO KNOW CARS SAY THEIR BIT ON THE PHEV
The Outlander PHEV has impressed a lot of people; reviewers , judges, bloggers and test-drivers alike. We thought we’d show you what a few motoring editors thought: I’ve never before driven a full-sized all-wheel drive SUV that boasts an average fuel consumption of just 1.9 litres per 100km. That’s 149 miles per gallon – a…
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OUTLANDER PHEV PASSES RUSSIAN COLD TEST
According to Mitsubishi Motor Corporation, during its development the Outlander plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV) went through various kinds of testing during development, including hot weather in USA as well as cold weather in Canada. Mitsubishi Motors’ engineers have now ticked off another box after the completion of two months of specific cold weather testing…
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YOUR PHEV DRIVING QUESTIONS ANSWERED
Here’s a list of the most frequently asked questions about driving the Outlander PHEV. What is a Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle? A Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle (PHEV) is a hybrid vehicle driven by either or both electric motors and a traditional petrol/diesel engine. What’s the difference between Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicles (PHEV), Hybrid Vehicles (HV),…
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THE PHEV SMARTPHONE APP: CHECK YOUR CAR FROM YOUR PHONE
Not many people can say they have an app for their car. Anyone who owns the Outlander PHEV(VRX only) can. Anytime, while sitting on your couch, working at your desk, or sitting in bed, you can check on your PHEV. Specifically, you can: • Schedule your charging times • Turn the A/C on and off…
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THREE WAYS TO FRIVE YOUR PHEV
The three drive modes on the Outlander PHEV automatically switch between one another to ensure optimal performance. Take a look to see behind the bonnet. ELECTRIC VEHICLE (EV) DRIVE MODE (ELECTRIC POWER ONLY) This is the all-electric mode; nothing but electricity from the battery drives the front and rear motors. This means zero on-road petrol…
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TIPS FOR DRIVING YOUR PHEV
People love to know how to get the most out of their vehicle, so we gathered some economical tips to remember when you’re out and about in the Outlander PHEV. 1. Use Economy mode. We’ll start with the most obvious. By simply pressing the ECO button, the PHEV’s fuel economy is maximised by limiting performance…
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AS SAFE FOR YOU AS IT IS FOR THE ENVIRONMENT
We have to rave about the safety features on the Outlander PHEV that give it a five star ANCAP rating. 1. First of all, the PHEV has the same levels of safety as its petrol and diesel counterparts, including Mitsubishi-Assist (but that’s in the VRX only). 2. The Forward Collision Mitigation is a radar that…
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FIRST AND LASTING IMPRESSIONS OF THE PHEV
Once the Outlander PHEV arrived, we couldn’t wait to hop in and put it through its paces. Our boys Gary, Anthony, Mike and Dallas took it out and this is what they had to say about it: “It’s a game changer.” “A super smooth ride.” “…so quiet, which made me feel relaxed both in city…
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FACE OFF: PHEV VS. PRIUS
The Outlander PHEV is impressive to say the least. But how impressive? It’s easier to tell if we stack it up against the famed Toyota Prius. Starting with the primary drive function, the PHEV’s electric motors are assisted by the petrol motor whereas the Prius’ electric motor only assists the petrol motor. Speaking of petrol,…
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