Outlander Plug-In Hybrid Wins 2024 Award

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Mitsubishi‘s Outlander Plug-in Hybrid has been awarded the 2024 MotorWeek Drivers’ Choice Award for Best Small Utility, solidifying its status as a pioneering figure in the plug-in hybrid SUV market. This accolade underscores the vehicle’s unmatched blend of eco-friendly performance, all-wheel-drive capabilities, and consumer appeal.

Mark Chaffin, President and CEO of Mitsubishi Motors North America, Inc. (MMNA), expressed his satisfaction, stating, “The Outlander Plug-in Hybrid offers a perfect blend of electric efficiency and gasoline convenience, wrapped up in a seven-passenger SUV.” This recognition from MotorWeek, a reputable source in automotive journalism, highlights the vehicle’s innovative approach to sustainable driving.

See also: Outlander Hybrid: 2024’s Top Green Family Car

For over four decades, MotorWeek has been a trusted name in automotive reviews, making its Drivers’ Choice Awards a significant indicator of industry excellence. The Outlander Plug-in Hybrid stood out in the competitive small SUV segment, thanks to its comprehensive package of efficiency, utility, and advanced technology.

John Davis, the creator of MotorWeek, praised the vehicle for its forward-thinking design and technological advancements, stating, “Mitsubishi has always been a step ahead with battery electric technology, and the Outlander Plug-in Hybrid is no exception.”

The vehicle boasts a 38-mile all-electric driving range, complemented by a gasoline engine for a total EPA-estimated range of 420 miles. Its Super All-Wheel Control (S-AWC) system ensures optimal performance and traction, further enhancing its appeal.

In addition to the MotorWeek award, the Outlander Plug-in Hybrid has garnered multiple honors, including two Green Car Journal Family Green Car of the Year awards and recognition as the Outdoor Activity Vehicle of the Year by the Northwest Automotive Press Association. Its accolades, combined with Mitsubishi’s commitment to customer satisfaction and a robust warranty program, reinforce the brand’s leadership in the development of eco-friendly vehicles.

This latest award from MotorWeek adds to the Mitsubishi Outlander Plug-in Hybrid’s growing list of achievements, highlighting its impact on the automotive industry and its contribution to the advancement of green technology.

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