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Feature Article: 2014 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV Review: The Fuel Economy Run
2014 MITSUBISHI OUTLANDER REVIEW Vehicle Style: Plug-in Electric Medium SUV Price: 47 490 Outlander PHEV 52 490 Outlander PHEV Aspire Engine trans: 87kW 186Nm 2.0 litre petrol four two electric motors 137Nm front 195Nm rear Fixed-ratio transaxle Fuel Economy claimed: 1.9 l 100km Tested: 1.7 l 100km with caveats OVERVIEW If there's a car that may change perceptions of electric and hybrid vehicles it's the Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV. Here we have a practical family SUV that doesn't cost the Earth and boasts a useful - if not terribly generous - electric-only range. Being able to charge it from a wall-outlet... continue reading
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2008 FG Falcon revealedSUN, 17 FEB, 2008
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