The Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV shows just how little you have to compromise with a modern electric vehicle.
Mitsubishi produces Outlanders with a variety of powertrains: there are petrol and diesel options that are competent, and not offensively inefficient. The conventional engines are now joined by the Outlander PHEV, a petrol-electric hybrid version. The Outlander PHEV sets itself apart from the few other hybrid SUVs on the market, such as the Lexus RX450h, by offering a large battery, chargeable through the household grid, and capable of driving the Outlander for 60 gentle kilometres. The Outlander PHEV is exceptional in its ability to provide compromise-free, green family motoring, with cheaper running costs, and greater style, than the Toyota Prius V.
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