FRANKLIN, Tenn., Feb. 23, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Mitsubishi
Motors North America, Inc. (MMNA) today announced pricing and
availability of the 2021 Mitsubishi Outlander Plug-in Hybrid
Electric Vehicle (PHEV) crossover. Outlander PHEV is substantially
upgraded for 2021, and features a significantly revised powertrain,
an enlarged battery pack offering extended all-electric range, and
increased performance from a new, more efficient, 2.4 liter
inline-four cylinder engine and a higher-output rear electric
The 2021 Outlander PHEV is available at Mitsubishi dealers now.
Starting MSRP remains the same as the 2020 model, just $36,295 before available state and federal tax
All-New Powertrain for Increased Efficiency
Fresh off an electrifying podium finish at the 2020 Rebelle
Rally, the longest off-road all-female navigational rally in the
Lower 48 states, the Outlander PHEV enters 2021 with an extensively
upgraded powertrain. The vehicle is equipped with a more powerful
and efficient 2.4L internal combustion engine rated at 126 hp and
148 lb.-ft. of torque, and the previous 60kW rear-axle-mounted
electric motor has been replaced with a more powerful 70kW unit.
Combined, total system output is increased to 221 hp, up 31 hp from
the previous model.
The Outlander PHEV's main drive battery capacity also grows from
12.0 kW/h to 13.8 kW/h, resulting in an increase of all-electric
range from 22 to 24 miles. Additionally, this also allows
increasing the top speed of all-electric operation from 79 mph to
Finally, the 2021 Outlander PHEV's powertrain receives updated
software for improved synchronization between battery and engine,
and improvements that reduce overall noise, vibration and harshness
Also new for 2021 are Sport and Snow driving modes, which offer
enhanced driver confidence and control in all driving situations.
Every 2021 Outlander PHEV is equipped with Mitsubishi's unique
Super All-Wheel Control (S-AWC) all-wheel drive
With these updates that prioritize enhanced efficiency, economy
and performance, the 2021 Outlander PHEV achieves a combined 74
MPGe and 26 MPG.3
Increased Availability of Incentives
Thanks to its
new, larger-capacity battery pack, Outlander PHEV is eligible for
additional federal tax incentives for 2021.2 Outlander
PHEV is now eligible for $6,587 in
federal tax credits, an increase of $751 compared to the 2020 model
Additionally, the 2021 Outlander PHEV may be eligible for
additional increased state and local clean-vehicle
New Trim Level for 2021
The 2021 Outlander PHEV is
available in three trim levels: SEL, Limited Edition (LE) and GT,
all of which come standard with S-AWC all-wheel
The new LE trim adds sporty visual appeal complemented by a
standard sunroof and Mitsubishi Power Sound System, blacked-out
grille, dark chrome dual spoke 18-inch alloy wheels, and a special
blackout design to the front and rear bumpers.
Continuing Commitment to Safety
Mitsubishi's commitment to providing critical safety features
across the lineup, every Outlander PHEV comes standard with
Forward Collision Mitigation (FCM) with Pedestrian Detection, Lane
Departure Warning (LDW), Blind Spot Warning (BSW) with Lane Change
Assist (LCA) and Automatic High Beam (AHB) driver assist
Detailed Pricing and Warranty
The 2021 Outlander PHEV
comes with one of the industry's leading warranties9 – a
fully transferable 5-year/60,000-mile new vehicle limited warranty,
as well as a fully transferable 10-year /100,000-mile limited
warranty on PHEV components and the Main Drive Lithium-ion battery.
These limited warranties are in addition to a 10-year/100,000-mile
powertrain limited warranty to the original retail purchaser and a
7-year/100,000-mile anti-corrosion perforation limited
Every Outlander PHEV also comes standard with a 5-year/unlimited
mileage roadside assistance program.
Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Prices (MSRP)1 for
the 2021 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV:
For more on the 2021 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV and Mitsubishi's
full lineup of vehicles, please
- Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price. Excludes
destination/handling, tax, title, license etc. Retailer price,
terms and vehicle availability may vary. See your Mitsubishi
retailer for details. Vehicle MSRP does not include
Destination/Handling Charge of $1195
- Federal and state tax credits and/or rebates may be available
"post-sale" (after purchase of the vehicle has been completed by
the dealer). Consult your tax professional for details.
- EPA mileage estimate. Combined fuel economy Electricity +
Gasoline. Actual mileage may vary.
- Always obey all posted state and federal traffic laws, and
never exceed the posted speed limit.
- Super All-Wheel Control (S-AWC) adds Active Yaw Control (AYC)
to realize the AWC concept at a very high level. This Integrated
Vehicle Dynamics Control System manages the driving forces and
braking forces of the four wheels to help realize vehicle behavior
that is faithful to the operation by the driver under a variety of
driving conditions. S-AWC is not a substitute for safe and careful
- Forward Collision Mitigation with Pedestrian Detection, Lane
Departure Warning and Auto High Beam are now standard across all
- The Forward Collision Mitigation with Pedestrian Detection
system is a driver aid only and is not a substitute for safe and
careful driving. Under certain circumstances, the system may not
detect other vehicles and/or pedestrians correctly.
- The Lane Departure Warning system is designed to read lane
marks under certain conditions. It is not a collision avoidance
system or a substitute for safe and careful driving practices.
- All coverage terms are from the original in-service dates and
are applicable only to the original owner of new, retailed models
purchased from an authorized Mitsubishi dealer. Subsequent owners
receive the balance of the New Vehicle Limited Warranty of 5
years/60,000 miles. See retailer for limited warranty and roadside
assistance terms and conditions.
About Mitsubishi Motors North America, Inc.
network of approximately 330 dealer partners across the United States, Mitsubishi Motors North
America, Inc., (MMNA) is responsible for the sales, research and
development, marketing and customer service of Mitsubishi Motors
vehicles in the U.S. MMNA was the top-ranked Japanese brand in the
J.D. Power 2020 Initial Quality study, ranking sixth overall and
experiencing the greatest year-over-year improvement of any
Located in Franklin, Tennessee,
MMNA is a part of the Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi Alliance.
Mitsubishi continues to lead the way in the development of highly
efficient, affordably priced new gasoline-powered automobiles,
while using its industry-leading knowledge in battery-electric
vehicles to develop future EV and PHEV models.
For more information on Mitsubishi vehicles, please contact the
Mitsubishi Motors News Bureau at 615-257-2698 or
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