2018 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV | Denver, Colorado

When you think of hybrids, what comes to mind? For many, the typical hybrid looks like a compact car that is probably short on power and style, but great when it comes to fuel efficiency. Now, take that "great when it comes to fuel efficiency" part, and apply it to the Mitsubishi Outlander SUV.

The 2018 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV (plug-in hybrid electric vehicle) returns with some noticeable upgrades from its predecessor, including an extended electric driving range, more power, and several cosmetic upgrades, among many others. With the space and toughness of the traditional Outlander, but the incredible tech of a plug-in hybrid, the 2018 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV near Denver, CO is one of the best, and most affordable, PHEVs of the year.

Power and performance in the 2018 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV

The 2018 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV receives a number of upgrades under the hood, including a new 2.4-liter, Atkinson-cycle gas engine, which is expected to deliver more power and better efficiency when the gas engine is in use.

In addition to the new engine, the electric motor also receives an upgrade in the form of more horsepower. With a 10 percent increase, the electric motor now delivers 95 horsepower on its own.

The battery pack is also modified for the 2018 model year. With a 10 percent increase in the capacity of the battery pack, the Outlander PHEV's electric driving range extends to 28 miles.

New features and upgrades in the 2018 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV near Denver, CO

Although the Mitsubishi Outlander just arrived in the U.S. last year, it will already receive a number of upgrades for the new model year. We already mentioned the new engine and increased battery capacity, but it will also feature a better driving experience with tuned brakes, steering, and chassis. The S-AWC system also introduces two driving modes - Snow and Sport - that will allow for a more personalized driving experience depending on conditions.

Don't miss the 2018 Mitsubishi Outlander near Denver, CO. Visit Shortline Mitsubishi online or in person for more information on this incredible electric hybrid SUV.