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Milestone for Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV

Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV

Sales of the ground-breaking Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV have reached 200,000 globally since it was launched in 2013, Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (MMC) has announced.

The world’s first plug-in hybrid SUV has been rolled out to more than 50 countries and in doing so has become the world’s best-selling PHEV.

It has also has been Europe’s most popular plug-in hybrid vehicle continuously over the past four years (2015-2018) and has been the UK’s best-selling PHEV of any type since its launch.

Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV

The Outlander PHEV is unique in offering electric drive motors at the front and rear, ensuring genuine all-wheel-drive traction at all times, combined with a 2.4-litre petrol engine to produce 221hp, while still delivering 46g/km CO2 emissions and an official WLTP economy figure of 139mpg. It also has a pure electric range of 28 electric miles.

The Outlander PHEV has picked up numerous awards globally in the past six years, the latest of which include the “2019 Best Plug-in Vehicle” award from Company Car and Van Magazine in the UK and the “2019 Green SUV of the Year” award from Green Car Journal in the US.

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