MITSUBISHI MOTORS CORPORATION (MMC) announced that Mitsubishi OUTLANDER PHEV has closed out 2020 as Europe's best-selling plug-in hybrid SUV. A total of 26,673 units were sold across Europe in 2020.
The OUTLANDER PHEV is the flagship model which embodies MITSUBISHI MOTORS' expertise in electrification, SUV and all-wheel control technologies. The vehicle delivers a quiet, smooth yet powerful acceleration unique to electric vehicles (EVs) with eco-friendly technologies. The OUTLANDER PHEV is sold in more than 60 countries and its global cumulative sales volume has reached 270,000 units as of December 2020.
"We are pleased that the OUTLANDER PHEV has been chosen by many customers in Europe where people are highly eco-conscious and the popularity of electrified vehicles is growing rapidly," said Takao Kato, chief executive officer of MMC. "Our mission is to provide attractive products with a sense of security to customers around the world by further strengthening our environmental technologies and 4WD technologies. We are also committed to contributing to the development of a sustainable society with our 2030 target—raising the proportion of electrified vehicles in the total sales to 50 percent with not only plug-in hybrids but with EVs and hybrid EVs."
The OUTLANDER PHEV can be used as an EV in daily life and as a hybrid vehicle for long trips, allowing drivers to enjoy motor driving without worrying about recharging. The twin-motor 4WD combined with S-AWC (Super-All Wheel Control) system enables handling with peace of mind in various weather and road conditions.
The two on-board power outlets with a maximum 1,500 watts can supply power from the traction battery to electronic appliances for outdoor leisure and as a reliable source of electricity in an emergency. Since the OUTLANDER PHEV can generate its own power, it can supply power to home using the vehicle-to-home (V2H) equipment up to 10 days(1) to a general household when fully charged and fueled.
Recently, Mitsubishi Motors Thailand launched Thai made Outlander PHEV officially launched in Thailand on December 1, 2020 at the 37th Thailand International Motor Expo 2020. After its successful launch, the OUTLANDER PHEV has received well-response from public and also automotive journalists. Thanks to its advanced technology of Twin Motor and Mitsubishi Motors' unique Super-All Wheel Control working in tandem, offering you greater stability, performance and control in all conditions. Currently, the company has received over 200 bookings and started delivering the vehicles to customers in January.
The OUTLANDER PHEV comes with two variants and three body colors, including White Diamond(2), Sterling Silver, and Jet Black Mica. The GT is priced at THB 1,640,000 and GT-Premium is priced at THB 1,749,000. Both variants are supported by worry-free package offering, including free battery warranty for 10 years or 160,000 km(3), free Mitsubishi Service Package for 5 years, free 24-hour emergency service for 5 years, free first-class insurance for 1 year and free warranty and labor charge for 5 years.
In conjunction of its launch, a special cash-support package of THB 20,000(4) for the support of home charger facility installation will be available for bookings made by March 31, 2021 with delivery by April 30, 2021.
(1) Amounts and durations of power supply were calculated by MMC—assuming average household power usage is approximately 10kWh/day, excluding the conversion efficiency of a V2H equipment. The power supply function may vary by market.
(2) Additional THB 15,000 is for White Diamond body color
(3) The warranty of lithium-ion battery is 10 years or 160,000 km. (whichever comes first)* * Mitsubishi Motors (Thailand) Co., Ltd. warrants lithium-ion battery for 10 years from the delivery date or 160,000 km (whichever comes first). The warranty covers labor and spare parts cost associated with lithium-ion battery. Customer can take Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV for using service at Mitsubishi Authorized Dealer Service Center where has a standard to provide aftersales service for Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV. However, the warranty only covers inherent manufacturing defects under the normal usage condition. Please refer to warranty terms and conditions in Outlander Customer Quick Guide or User Manual.
(4) Terms and conditions as designated by the company
About Mitsubishi Motors Thailand (MMTh)
Mitsubishi Motors (Thailand) Co., Ltd., the largest plant in the MMC group and an export hub to more than 120 countries, is one of Thailand's leading automotive manufacturers committed to produce and sell a range of vehicles that are eco-friendly, high in quality, performance, safety, comfort, technology and customer satisfaction. In 2018 MMTh celebrated a total production of five million units, and officially opened Education Academy in Pathum Thani. MMTh's current range of vehicles includes the Mitsubishi Triton, Mitsubishi Pajero Sport, Mitsubishi Attrage, Mitsubishi Mirage, Mitsubishi XPANDER and Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV. To ensure the highest quality, MMTh uses its proving ground in Sriracha, Chonburi to assess products from design and prototype stages to pre-production and commercialization. This ensures customers take delivery of vehicles that are second-to-none in all aspects of quality.