Mitsubishi Philippines launched the Outlander PHEV in September 2020 with only a single variant option. The Outlander PHEV's only variant is powered by a naturally-aspirated 2.4L gasoline engine combined with a hybrid system. Combining these powerplants generates 128 hp and 199 Nm of torque delivered via an all-wheel-drive system coming from two electric motors. It allows the Japanese crossover to send power to the front and rear separately.
The Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV boasts a 5-star NCAP rating, making it one of the safest crossover on sale locally. The Japanese crossover has a Php 2,998,000 price tag.
Mitsubishi built the Outlander PHEV for road trips, families, utility, versatility, and everything in between. The style is not compromised, as seen on its revised fascia and sleek, angular two-slat front grille exuding confidence. It also provides the vehicle with smooth curves for a practical and stylish drive. With a length of 4695 mm, a width of 1800 mm, and a height of 1710 mm, the Mitsubishi Outlander can comfortably accommodate five occupants.
Mitsubishi Philippines offers the Outlander PHEV in six color options: Ruby Black Pearl, Quartz Brown, Rally Red, Pearl White Alloy, Mercury Grey, and Alloy Silver.
Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV offers a comfortable cabin with the introduction of redesigned rear seats and power driver lumbar support. With these features, the driver and passengers can maintain positive posture and ride comfort even during longer rides.
The seats of the Japanese crossover also have flexible seat configurations to maximize cargo space. Folding the second row of seats can provide a maximum cargo space of 1602 liters. Entertainment is also not a problem because this vehicle comes with an 8-inch Smartphone-Link Display Audio system. It allows the occupants to connect their smartphones or mobile device via Bluetooth. The SDA system is also Android Auto compatible.
Technology & Safety Features
The Japanese crossover is packed with tech and safety features that make it price tag reasonable. First on the list is the 8-inch touchscreen infotainment unit with smartphone compatibility. Occupants can seamlessly switch between maps, music, and contacts through voice control and touchscreen with Bluetooth, Android Auto, and Apple CarPlay.
The Outlander PHEV also comes with adaptive cruise control, automated emergency braking, lane-keep assist, multiple airbags, traction control, blind-spot monitoring, redesigned second-row seats, lumbar support on the driver seat. Additional safety features include forward collision mitigation with a pedestrian detection system and automatic high beam.
Platform & Chassis
The Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV is a five-door crossover with a 4695 mm width, a width of 1800 mm, a height of 1710 mm, a wheelbase of 2670 mm, and a ground clearance of 190 mm. The Japanese crossover has five seating capacity. It is equipped with MacPherson struts with coil spring and stabilizers at the front suspension and multi-link with stabilizers at the rear.
The braking power of the Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV comes from the front ventilated discs and rear solid discs. It also comes with an electric switch type parking brake along with Brake Auto Hold and Hill Start Assist.
Engine & Drivetrain
Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV is a fuel-efficient family hauler. The Japanese crossover is built with a naturally aspirated 2.4L gasoline engine designed to maximize fuel economy and efficiency. It boasts an impressive highway rating of 30 MPG. The powerplant generates 128 horsepower and 199 Newton-meter.
The gasoline engine is paired with a hybrid system. The electric motor generates 137 Newton-meter of torque – sufficient energy to keep the eco-friendly SUV going. The vehicle's electric motor and battery pack provide the Japanese crossover an excellent fuel efficiency.
The combination of these powerplants generates 128 hp and 199 Nm of torque that is delivered via an all-wheel-drive system coming from two electric motors. It allows the Japanese crossover to send power to the front and rear separately.