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2020 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV: 100km electric range the target

The second-generation Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV, due around 2020/21, will have a significantly longer zero-emissions electric range than the current model, sufficient to make it an electric vehicle ‘95 per cent of the time’ for the average commuter...

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2019 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV ES review: Quick drive
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2019 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV ES review: Quick drive

Electrification is the buzz word rocking the automotive world, and premium automakers are falling over themselves to join the race. All the while Mitsubishi has quietly offered plug-in hybrid technology on its Outlander SUV for years.


Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV: New powertrain 'a matter of when' for Oz
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Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV: New powertrain 'a matter of when' for Oz

Mitsubishi will bring the updated Outlander's more capable plug-in hybrid powertrain to Australia, having previously committed only to 'consider' the new setup for our market. Speaking with CarAdvice at the opening of the world's first joint Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi Alliance distribution centre, John Signoriello, Mitsubishi Australia CEO, said "it's a matter of when" the new Outlander powertrain will make its way Down Under...


2019 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV revealed, new powertrain not certain for Aus
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2019 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV revealed, new powertrain not certain for Aus

Mitsubishi has unveiled the facelifted Outlander PHEV (plug-in hybrid) ahead of its Geneva motor show debut, but there's no guarantee it'll come to Australia. The biggest changes to the PHEV have been wrought under the skin, where Mitsubishi has swapped the 2.0-litre engine in the current car for a 2...


Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV hits 100k Euro sales
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Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV hits 100k Euro sales

Mitsubishi Motors has just sold its 100,000th Outlander PHEV plug-in hybrid in Europe, a single market packed with countries that offer all manner of financial incentives to prospective green-car buyers. In fact, about 10 per cent of the company's total volume across Europe is the Outlander PHEV, and it's the best-selling vehicle of its type (from an admittedly small field) in markets such as the UK, Norway and Spain...


2018.5 Mitsubishi Outlander pricing and specs
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2018.5 Mitsubishi Outlander pricing and specs

The revised MY18.5 Mitsubishi Outlander range has landed in Australia, re-introducing of the ES badge and bringing a lower starting price. The range now starts with the two-wheel drive ES five-speed manual at $27,990 (all pricing is drive-away, unless otherwise specified). Power comes from a 2.0-litre four-cylinder engine with 110kW and 190Nm on tap...


Mitsubishi rolls out EV charging stations in Adelaide CBD
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Mitsubishi rolls out EV charging stations in Adelaide CBD

Adelaide’s push for electrification is surging ahead with the City of Adelaide and the South Australian Government joining Mitsubishi Motors Australia to open a first-of-its-kind, fast direct current (DC) charging station in the city’s CBD. Located in Adelaide’s Central Market Precinct, the eight fast-charging stations are the first step in what will see another 11 installed by the end of the October...


2013-2017 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV recalled for engine fix
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2013-2017 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV recalled for engine fix

The pre-facelift Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV has been recalled this week, with 1654 units potentially affected by an engine fault which could shut off the petrol motor inadvertently. Mitsubishi reports that improper engine software, electric vehicle (EV) software and spark plug specification are the cause of the issue, which could turn off the plug-in hybrid system's petrol engine unexpectedly during use, limiting the vehicle to electric power only...


2017 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV review
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2017 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV review

The 2017 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV has been revised to provide better driveability, better handling, increased fuel efficiency and, with the high-grade Exceed, all the safety kit you need.


Half of all new cars sold in Norway are electric or hybrids, here is why
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Half of all new cars sold in Norway are electric or hybrids, here is why

For all the noise car-makers have made about them, the eerie silence of electrified vehicles on the road has been matched by their performance on Australia's sales charts. The Australian sales penetration of full electric cars (EVs), plug-in hybrids (PHEVs) and even conventional series hybrids is among the lowest of any mature market...


2017 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV review: Ice driving in Norway
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2017 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV review: Ice driving in Norway

The 2017 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV is about to hit Australia. But here we drive the car in Norway, where tax incentives have made it the market’s number-two vehicle behind the Golf. Why? Read on…...


Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV update won't hit Australia until next year
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Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV update won't hit Australia until next year

The facelifted Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV won't land in Australia until sometime in 2017, according to the company’s local arm. Speaking to CarAdvice, John Taylor, product communications manager at Mitsubishi Australia, said: “We don’t have any announcements about Outlander PHEV at this stage, [but] we are expecting an updated model sometime next year”...


CarAdvice News Desk: the weekly wrap for June 10
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CarAdvice News Desk: the weekly wrap for June 10

Welcome to the CarAdvice.com News Desk, a regular video wrap of the latest happenings in the automotive world and Australia's new-car market. Keeping you in the loop, Tegan Lawson presents a weekly video from the CarAdvice Garage, with everything you need to know about the week in news and reviews...


Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV security hacked through mobile app - UPDATE
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Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV security hacked through mobile app - UPDATE

UPDATE: Mitsubishi's Australian arm has commented on this report. See bottom of article.  Mitsubishi is the latest car maker to fall victim to software hackers, with the security and on-board functions of its Outlander PHEV plug-in hybrid compromised this week...


Mitsubishi outlines aggressive SUV expansion plan
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Mitsubishi outlines aggressive SUV expansion plan

Mitsubishi will offer a trio of all-new or new-generation crossover SUVs before 2020, comprising a shrunken next ASX, a larger next Outlander and a brand new model sandwiched in between. Each will come in electric or plug-in hybrid guise as an option...


2016 Mitsubishi New Cars
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2016 Mitsubishi New Cars

Details of the new and updated Mitsubishi models launching in Australia in 2016. Mirage update - Q1 Updated versions of the Mitsubishi Mirage hatch and sedan will arrive, potentially a few weeks apart, in the first quarter of 2016. Mitsubishi smallest model, and one of the cheapest on the market, will get some minor stylistic enhancements broadly in line with the updated MY17 US-market model revealed last month...


Deals on wheels: Discounted new cars
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Deals on wheels: Discounted new cars

It’s time for the latest installment of Deals on Wheels, which looks at four factory-backed special offers for all you weekend shoppers. This isn’t a promotional campaign, just us trying to offer you some interesting suggestions if you’re in the market for some new wheels. Kia Pro_Cee’d GT The Kia Pro_Cee’d GT is one of our very favourite hot hatches, despite its minuscule sales...


2016 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV revealed - UPDATE
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2016 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV revealed - UPDATE

The updated, 2016 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV plug-in hybrid SUV has been revealed in its native market of Japan, but its precise Australian launch timing remains a matter of mystery.  Mitsubishi’s mid-life update for its greenest car includes small changes to the body, chassis and powertrain, along with front, rear and interior styling tweaks...


2016 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV facelift spied
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2016 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV facelift spied

The 2016 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV has been photographed completely undisguised in Japan, revealing the updated model’s revised exterior design for the first time. These images, which first appeared on Japanese blog livedoor.jp, confirm the facelifted PHEV will adopt many of the cosmetic enhancements of the regular 2016 Outlander range, giving it a distinctly different look to the model it replaces...


2016 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV set to adopt a different look to the regular range
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2016 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV set to adopt a different look to the regular range

The big news for buyers around the 2016 Mitsubishi Outlander facelift is mainly around the way it looks - but the PHEV plug-in hybrid version is set to adopt a different appearance to the regular models. Mitsubishi Motors manager of C & D-segment product development project, Takao Matsui, told CarAdvice at the launch of the 2016 Outlander this week that there is an internal desire to make the PHEV model stand out from the heavily revamped range...