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2020 Mitsubishi Outlander

2020 Mitsubishi Outlander
2020 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV GT S – AWC
HALLOWEEN TREAT
By: Cathy Droz
I will be the first to admit I don’t know enough about PHEV  ( A plug – in Hybrid Electric Vehicle) to speak from experience or answer any questions. However, I do know a functional, good looking SUV when I see and drive one.
The 2020 Mitsubishi Outlander has so many standard features, no extra cash for cool stuff, I was amazed.  I hope you take a look at the video to see how it was the perfect trick or treat vehicle to follow the grand kids around the neighborhood.  Three rows of seating was needed for my crew; and roomy it was to accommodate the Halloween costumes they were wearing.  The little ones got tired after 6 houses and wanted to sit in the Outlander to rest their tired legs and count their kit kat bars.   They acted like they were in their living room resting their 4 and 5-year old bones.
This vehicle has been listed as one of the least expensive SUV’s on the market with all the bells and whistles and in its category. For so many reasons I would take a look and a test drive since you get 74 MPG with electricity and Gasoline and 25 mpg with Gasoline only.  All Electric range 22 – 25 miles.
  The most outstanding feature for me was the quilted side panels on the interior doors and the quilted seats. All easy to clean and I know that first hand because some of the chocolate melted on the seats once the kids got out …  wiping it off was so easy.
You will find that there are no tricks and all treats with the 2020 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV …..
MSRP: $42,495
As Tested:  $43,205
Candy: 9 Bags of Candy – 6 Tummy Aches
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SO MANY FEATURES  – Thank you Edmunds.com

The  Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV is equipped with DC Fast Charging capability that allows the batteries to be recharged from zero to 80-percent in as little as 25 minutes.  The all-wheel drive system features torque vectoring to deliver power to the wheel with the most grip in slippery conditions.
Top-trim GT models come with a standard multi-view camera, a 1,500-watt AC power supply with two outlets, a premium Rockford Fosgate audio system with 710 watts and 9 speakers, and LED headlights and fog lamps.
Safety:
The Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV comes with standard blind spot warning and rear cross traffic alert. There are seven air bags including a driver’s side knee airbag. Also standard are active stability control, traction control, hill start assist and lane change assist. Available features include adaptive cruise control, automatic high beams, lane departure warning and forward collision mitigation.
How much does the Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV cost?
The Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV starts at $35,795 for an SEL model and $$2,495 for a GT. Those prices exclude $1,095 delivery. Remember: These plug-in hybrid models are eligible for federal tax credits of up to $5,836.
Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV range, efficiency and recharge time:
A fully charged 2019 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV will deliver 22 miles on electricity alone, after which point it returns city/highway combined fuel economy of 25 mpg.
Level 1 120 volt/8 amps: 13.0 hours
Level 1 120 volt/12 amps: 8.0 hours
Level 2 240 volt/16 amps: 3.5 hours
DC Fastcharge to 80 percent: 25 minutes
All models are equipped with a battery heater for cold weather.
How many people does the Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV seat?
The Outlander PHEV is a 2-row SUV with seating for five passengers.
Key specifications:
2.0-liter 4-cylinder engine + twin AC synchronous motors (PHEV)
117 horsepower @ 4,500 rpm (gasoline engine only)
137 lb-ft of torque @ 4,500 rpm (gasoline engine only)
Two 60kW electric motors combine for total system output of 190 horsepower
EPA fuel economy: 25 mpg combined/74 MPGe (miles per gallon equivalent)
Wheelbase: 105.1 inches
Overall length: 184.8 inches
Overall width: 70.9 inches
Ground clearance: 7.3 inches
SAE Passenger volume: 102.1 cu. ft.
SAE Cargo volume behind front seats: 66.6 cu. ft.
SAE Cargo volume behind second row: 30.4 cu. ft.
How much can the Outlander PHEV tow?
The 2019 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV has a towing capacity of 1,500 pounds. Thanks to its standard all-wheel drive layout, it is one of the few, if any, plug-in hybrids rated for towing.

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