The Perfect Hybrid SUV for a Very Specific Buyer

December 12th, 2018 by

The 2018 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV is a plug-in hybrid SUV that is spacious, sustainable, and exciting to drive. In addition, this vehicle is the most popular plug-in hybrid vehicle in all of Europe. Now that the 2018 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV is making its way to American audiences, learn why this vehicle is so beloved by reading on.

The 2018 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV plug-in hybrid is powered by a 2.0 liter, four-cylinder engine, as well as two 60 kilowatt electric motors. One of the motors is on the front transaxle, and the other is on the rear transaxle. Plus, a 12-kilowatt-hour lithium-ion battery pack keeps the motors moving. In addition to the engine and motors of this SUV, the vehicle comes standard with all-wheel-drive, which offers an in control feeling to drivers when getting from here to there in various road conditions.

When operating the 2018 Outlander PHEV, drivers have the options of driving in either EV drive mode, series hybrid mode, or parallel hybrid mode. In EV drive mode, the vehicle operates best at lower speeds maneuvering around a town or city. The acceleration is moderate and the gas engine is not used at all. With the series hybrid mode, the vehicle accommodates for a low battery by allowing for use of the gas engine when needed. Finally, parallel hybrid mode combines the use of the gas engine and electric motors to operate the vehicle in tough driving circumstances, such as driving uphill or on the highway.

Any car buyer seeking an appealing hybrid SUV can find exactly what they want in the 2018 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV. Find this vehicle at Brooklyn Mitsubishi when you visit us at 5910 Church Avenue in Brooklyn! You can also call us at 718-345-1600 to learn more about what we have to offer.

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