The first shipment of the 2018 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEVs for Canadian sale have arrived at the Port of Vancouver.
The all-new model will arrive in British Columbia showrooms first before moving eastward in the coming weeks.
The 2018 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV is the first mainstream plug-in hybrid electric vehicle in the midsize crossover segment in Canada. The vehicle starts at $44,448, shipping included.
The vehicle, which is Europe’s top-selling plug-in hybrid, is powered by a 2.0-litre gas engine and two highly efficient electric motors
The powertrain, which comes only in all-wheel drive, has six modes of regenerative braking that are controlled via shifters on the steering wheel, and three drive modes: charge, save and EV priority.
It is also the only PHEV with DC fast-charging capability providing an 80 per cent charge in less than 30 minutes.
The base model SE comes with standard blind spot warning and rear cross-traffic alert, Android Auto and Apple CarPlay, satellite radio, 18-inch alloy wheels, rearview camera, heated side view mirrors, heated front seats and more.
The SE Touring Package will cost $47,448, destination included, and adds a power sunroof, leather seating, heated steering wheel, LED headlamps and LED fog lamps.
And at the top of the line sits GT S-AWC, a premium offering at $51,448, including shipping, and comes with forward collision mitigation with pedestrian detection, adaptive cruise control, lane departure warning, a multi-view camera system, power liftgate, a 1,500-watt power inverter and more.
Automotive News contributed to this report.