TOKYO, Aug 15, 2022 – (JCN Newswire) – Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (hereafter, Mitsubishi Motors) announced that the plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV) style of the all-new Outlander, a crossover SUV, will continue sale in Australia on August 15, following launches in Japan and New Zealand.
The all-new Outlander PHEV model is Mitsubishi Motors’ flagship which includes its expertise in electrification and all-wheel control technologies. In line with the product idea of “I-Fu-Do-Do” or authentic and majestic in Japanese, Mitsubishi Motors redesigned from your body to chassis and powertrain. The brand new model delivers the practicality and powerful ride in a variety of weather and road conditions expected of an SUV, along with the smooth yet powerful acceleration and the safe, secure ride unique to a power vehicle.
“The gasoline style of the all-new Outlander is a popular choice among customers in Australia since launch, so hopefully to help expand accelerate the sales of the series with the all-new PHEV model, which includes prevailed in Japan and New Zealand,” said Yoichiro Yatabe, executive vice president of Mitsubishi Motors. “In Australia, where in fact the trend is shifting to environmentally-friendly vehicles such as for example EVs and PHEVs, we think that the all-new Outlander PHEV will undoubtedly be well received being an electrified vehicle with low CO2 emissions and environmental impact with regards to life-cycle assessment, in addition to an SUV that provides a safe, secure and luxurious ride.”
The Outlander premiered in 20011 as Mitsubishi Motors’ first crossover SUV and contains been sold in about 60 countries all over the world. The PHEV variant was put into the prior generation model and debuted in Japan in 2013 because the world’s first plug-in hybrid SUV. The business sequentially launched it in regions including Europe, Oceania, THE UNITED STATES and ASEAN, with a complete of around 311,000 units(2) sold globally and about 4,000 units sold in Australia by the finish of July 2022.
(1) Sold as Airtrek in Japan
(2) Sales figures include PHEV variants of the prior and current generation models.
About Mitsubishi Motors
Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (TSE: 7211) — an associate of the Alliance with Renault and Nissan –, is really a global automobile company located in Tokyo, Japan, which includes about 30,000 employees and a worldwide footprint with production facilities in Japan, Thailand, Indonesia, mainland China, the Philippines, Viet Nam and Russia. Mitsubishi Motors includes a competitive edge in SUVs, pickups and plug-in hybrid electric vehicles, and attracts ambitious drivers ready to challenge convention and embrace innovation. Because the production of our first vehicle greater than a century ago, Mitsubishi Motors is a leader in electrification–launched the i-MiEV -the world’s first mass-produced electric vehicle in 2009, accompanied by the Outlander PHEV -the world’s first plug-in hybrid electric SUV in 2013. The business announced a three-year business plan in July 2020 to introduce more competitive and cutting-edge models, like the Eclipse Cross (PHEV model), the all-new Outlander and the all-new Triton/L200.
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