Used 2013 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV Plug-In Hybrid SUV Crossover Pros & Cons

Pros & Cons of the 2013 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV Plug-In Hybrid SUV Crossover

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 Pros Will be able to cruise solely on electric power for 34.17 miles.

 Pros Powertrain chooses from three drive modes to tailor the experience to offer the best fuel economy.

 Pros Expected to offer an average fuel economy rating of 143.5 mpg.

 Pros Can quickly charge to 80 percent in only 30 minutes.

 Pros Attractive exterior appeals to a variety of buyers.

 Pros Generous amount of cargo space behind the front seats.

 Pros Long list of safety features.

 Pros All-wheel drive system keeps vehicle ground on slick terrain.

 Pros Steering is pleasantly weighted.

 Pros Flip-down tailgate can support 440 pounds.

 Pros First two rows are comfortable and roomy.

 Pros Suspension offers smooth ride.

 Cons 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.

 Cons 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.

 Cons Towing capabilities have not been proven, which poses another risk for those relying on the vehicle to tow something.

 Cons 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.