Despite the intention to use the 2018-2019 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV Hybrid as the leading ‘green’ models in the United States, the company had to postpone the debut of the SUV in the United States because of problems with the battery production in the homeland of the brand in Japan.
During the year, the manufacturer will try to resolve all the problem points to the main supplier of batteries by Lithium Energy. If all goes well – 2018-2019 Mitsubishi will be able to increase sales in its main market, and finally to provide dealers new car as line sold in the US model is only 6 copies of: the Lancer, the Lancer the Sportback, the Lancer the Evo, the Outlander the Sport, the Outlander and Mirage.
The manufacturer has already begun to increase the volume of the battery supply, but came to the conclusion that the current level is still not enough for the start of full-fledged supply Outlander PHEV in America.
Unfortunately, this is not the only problem electrified crossover – earlier review of the hybrid ‘Outlander’ due to a faulty battery has caused the suspension of car production from March to August of this year.
However, the crossover has been certified for the Russian market and promises to be one of the most fuel-efficient SUV.