New Mitsubishi Outlander Hybrid Vehicle Now Available in Qatar
Qatar Automobiles Company, the authorised general distributor of Mitsubishi Motors in Qatar, is introducing the first Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV or Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicle in Qatar. The new vehicle is part of the company’s expansion plan to supply the Qatari market with environment-friendly vehicles.
Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV is now on display at the Qatar Automobiles Company showroom on Salwa Road and available for test drives.
Qatar Automobiles Company is part of NBK Group, and actively supporting the government’s effort to encourage customers to switch to electric vehicles. NBK Group has in fact, recently signed a partnership agreement with the Ministry of Transport and Telecommunication to set up charging stations in Qatar.
According to HE Sheikh Faleh Bin Nawwaf Al Thani, Managing Director – Auto at NBK Group, they are pleased to support Qatar’s vision and to introduce the first electric Mitsubishi vehicle in Qatar. He said that this step compliments their collaboration with relevant authorities to promote electric vehicles.
Qatar Automobiles Company General Manager Hisham El Sahn said that the new Outlander PHEV is the perfect electric SUV car, thanks to its reliability and features.
We welcome all customers to do a test drive of the vehicle and experience the real driving pleasure and facilities. The Outlander PHEV is the new generation’s best choice that meets all needs.
The Outlander PHEV employs two electric motors, one at each axle and a powerful 2.4-litre Atkinson-cycle petrol engine with enhanced fuel efficiency and improved noise reduction that work together to optimise performance according to driving preferences. Working together, the twin motors and petrol engine outperform a 3.0-litre petrol engine.
PHEV is a hybrid electric vehicle equipped with a battery that can be recharged by either plugging into an external source of electric power or by its on-board engine and generator. Just like all-electric vehicles, plug-in hybrids discharge cleaner emissions from the tailpipe. Charging the battery from the grid consumes significantly less petrol than using the on-board engine, resulting in fewer CO2 emissions.
Charging the Outlander PHEV is as easy as driving it, while an AC 230V 10A regular charger can take up to 5.5 hours to fully charge the vehicle, a quick charger is perfect for adding mileage quickly for up to 80% capacity in under 25 minutes.
Sharp and Sophisticated Exterior
The exterior of the Outlander PHEV hints at the car’s dynamic styling while also expressing its fun-to-drive SUV spirit. It has a distinctive outline that instils the next-generation eco-car with a unique presence.
The front face enjoys stylish headlamps that feature auto-levelling LED lighting for both high and low beams coupled with LED fog lamps. The practically designed roof rails complement the electronically controlled sunroof with sunshade, allowing to bring in sunlight and fresh air with ease. The rear spoiler has been optimised to further improve aerodynamic performance.
Advanced and Luxurious Interior
The interior has a modern and luxurious cockpit with soft padded surfaces, high-quality leather seats, a lustrous dashboard and centre console and abundant legroom.
Power lumbar support on the driver seat offers easy fore and aft seatback pressure adjustment, reducing strain to the lower back to enhance driving comfort. Together with other seat functions, the optimal driving position can match the driver’s physique. The integrated overhead console offers a clean view of the ceiling with incorporated cabin lamp, seat belt reminder, passenger airbag cut off indicator and anti-theft sensor. With a dial type switch, the dual-zone auto air conditioner allows both the driver and passenger to adjust cabin temperature separately. Moreover, adjustable vents are provided in the rear console to keep rear passengers comfortable.
Loaded with Features
It is no surprise that the Outlander PHEV comes with an array of features. The Informative Power Meter indicates energy usage, regenerative power, engine power (kW), EV output and more. Special PHEV Display Functions are embedded into the Multi-Information Display to show various PHEV functions including driving range indicator, EV Drive ratio indicator and energy flow indicator.
The Keyless operation system facilitates locking and unlocking all doors and tailgate with a press of a button on the outside of the front doors or tailgate. Starting the vehicle has never been easier, thanks to the push start button. The electric tailgate can be opened and closed automatically from a switch located near the driver’s seat or through the Mitsubishi Remote Control App.
While the Electric Parking Brake which is placed at the floor console makes it easier to apply and release the parking brake, the Brake Auto Hold keeps the vehicle stationary even if the brake pedal is released when stopping at a traffic light.
Technology for All-Around Safety
The Outlander PHEV sets high standards for safety with an impressive array of features. These include Forward Collision Mitigation System (FCM), Adaptive Cruise Control System (ACC), Rear Cross Traffic Alert (RCTA), Automatic High-Beam, Blind Spot Warning (BSW), Ultrasonic Misacceleration Mitigation System (UMS).
More information on the new Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV available at mitsubishi-motors.qa.
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