Will be able to cruise solely on electric power for 34.17 miles.
Powertrain chooses from three drive modes to tailor the experience to offer the best fuel economy.
Expected to offer an average fuel economy rating of 143.5 mpg.
Can quickly charge to 80 percent in only 30 minutes.
Attractive exterior appeals to a variety of buyers.
Generous amount of cargo space behind the front seats.
Long list of safety features.
All-wheel drive system keeps vehicle ground on slick terrain.
Steering is pleasantly weighted.
Flip-down tailgate can support 440 pounds.
First two rows are comfortable and roomy.
Suspension offers smooth ride.
As a vehicle with a new concept and variety of drive modes, there is no history of reliability to consider in the purchase decision. Many consumers will look at this as a risky purchase for this reason.
If it gets the same optional third row seat as the regular Outlander, it will only be roomy enough for children, and not at all comfortable.
Towing capabilities have not been proven, which poses another risk for those relying on the vehicle to tow something.
Expected to only receive an average safety rating for roof-strength protection by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, which is what the regular Outlander is rated as.