Mitsubishi Raises the Game with Updated Outlander PHEV

If you’re looking for the most innovative electric vehicle on the market, look no further than the Outlander PHEV. The all-new Outlander PHEV is a hybrid crossover that’s incredibly innovative and ready to meet your family’s needs.

While the Outlander PHEV has been impressive in the past, the upcoming model blows predecessors and competitors out of the water. In the upcoming model year, the Outlander PHEV will get an all-new engine and battery pack.

The new engine will be a 2.4-liter engine, a step up from the 2.0-liter engine of the previous year. This change accounts for an overall 10 percent increase in horsepower and torque, but don’t worry — this hybrid is still incredibly efficient.

One of the most important parts of a hybrid car is its battery, and the all-new Outlander PHEV will sport an improved battery. This new battery offers 15 percent more battery capacity, helping you go faster behind the wheel of the Outlander PHEV and drive longer distances on a single charge.

The Outlander PHEV will boast an all-electric range of 28 miles, which makes it easy to drive around town all on battery power. If you need a quick charge, that’ll be easy, since this hybrid can charge from 1 percent to 80 percent in just 25 minutes.

Want to learn more about the Outlander PHEV? Come in for a test drive at High Point Mitsubishi.

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Ever Wonder Where Mitsubishi Car Names Come From?

Some car names can seem completely random, but brands such as Mitsubishi carefully consider naming their models before introducing them to the world. Not only does Mitsubishi want to avoid unappealing names, but they also want the name of a model to match its design and driving dynamics. If you’ve ever wondered where Mitsubishi car names come from, you might be surprised to learn that there’s a lot of thinking that goes into it.

The Outlander, for example, wasn’t always referred to as such. According to The News Wheel, the “Airtrek” is the original name for this vehicle, as it was meant to imbue a sense of freedom and weightlessness. However, such a name doesn’t exactly capture the rugged adventurousness of the capable SUV, so Mitsubishi decided to call it the “Outlander” once it hit markets in the West. The term “outlander” often means to push the boundaries and to come from beyond the norm — a suitable name for a unique vehicle.

The Eclipse Cross also has a unique name, as many owners will recognize that the Eclipse as the name of a sports car offered by Mitsubishi through the early 2000s. Due to the popularity of the sports car, the brand sought to bring it back. However, this time it chose to introduce the Eclipse as a crossover — hence, the name Eclipse Cross.

The Mirage also has a striking name, though it’s been used since the 1970s. The term “mirage” comes from the Latin word “mirai,” which mean “to wonder” or “to look at.” In fact, the word “miracle” and “mirage” have the same root. Therefore, the moniker is particular well-suited for a subcompact model that offers incredible value and a sleek style.

Want to learn more about these innovative Mitsubishi models? Come to High Point Mitsubishi.

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The Best Sandwiches in Charlotte, North Carolina

Whether you’re a long-time resident of Charlotte or you’re just passing through, you’ll never run out of amazing restaurants to try here, especially sandwich shops. Here are just a few of the best sandwiches in Charlotte.

French Onion Grilled cheese at Papi Queso

Food truck Papi Queso serves tons of fantastic grilled cheese sandwiches, but one of its most creative offerings is the French Onion Grilled Cheese, with spicy poblanos and wine-braised onions that imitate the rich, savory flavor of French onion soup.

BLT at Local Loaf

Local Loaf has one of the best BLTs around, with fried green tomatoes and popcorn shoots in addition to the classic white pimento cheese and smoked bacon you’ll find on any BLT. The popcorn shoots add crunch to the sandwich, and their sweetness is perfect with the maple bacon.

The Big Pig at Mac’s Speed Shop

The Big Pig is Mac’s medium-sized Pulled Pork BBQ, sandwiched between the Little Pig and the Mac Daddy. With several different sauces to customize your sandwich and some of the most famous pork in Charlotte, The Big Pig is a must-try.

Chicken n’ Waffles Waffle-wich at Fud @ Salud

Fud @ Salud is known for its waffles, and what waffle place would be complete without chicken and waffles? But Fud @ Salud does it a little differently — here, you’ll get juicy chicken salad, bacon, and maple syrup between two fluffy, crispy waffles.

Vegan Reuben at Bean Vegan Cuisine

This all-vegan restaurant offers some of the most realistic imitation meat you’ll find anywhere, and their Vegan Reuben’s combination of seitan, vegan mozzarella, and house-made Thousand Island dressing pairs perfectly with a Tater Tot Casserole. Check out these innovative, tasty creations, and you’ll see why High Point Mitsubishi is proud to serve the Charlotte community.

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Three of the Best Used Mid-Size Pickups

If you are shopping for a used pickup, you can find a great selection right here at High Point Mitsubishi. To help you find the ideal truck for your lifestyle, here are three of the best mid-size pickups available now.

Chevrolet Colorado

The Chevrolet Colorado came back on the market in 2015. It is available with a variety of powertrain combinations for excellent performance and efficiency. It can also tow over 6,000 pounds, when properly equipped. The Colorado is available with a wide range of advanced technology options, including OnStar® with 4G LTE Wi-Fi® capabilities.

Nissan Frontier

If you are looking for a rugged truck that can take you on your next adventure, the Nissan Frontier is always a good choice — especially if you choose the Pro-4X model. Depending on the model year you choose, the Frontier comes fairly well equipped with features like a 7-inch touchscreen, a USB port, a rearview camera, and Bluetooth® capabilities.

Toyota Tacoma

When it comes to reliability, the Toyota Tacoma is at the top of this segment. It also holds its value longer than other pickup models. The TRD Pro model delivers excellent off-road capabilities. Inside, drivers will appreciate the straightforward layout and easy-to-use controls. Choose from a four-cylinder engine or a more powerful V6.

Check out our dealership lot here at High Point Mitsubishi, and we’ll help you find the perfect truck.

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2019 Mitsubishi Outlander’s Safety Earns Top Safety Pick

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For the sixth year in a row, the 2019 Mitsubishi Outlander has earned a Top Safety Pick recognition from the Insurance Institute of Highway Safety (IIHS). This reaffirms the Mitsubishi Outlander’s safety reputation.

To be eligible for this award, the Outlander earned the top “good” rating in all crash tests, including the difficult small overlap front test for both the driver and passenger sides. It also earned a “superior” rating for its available front crash prevention technology and an “acceptable” rating for its available headlights.

“As an engineering-focused company, we build safety, quality and dependability into every one of our vehicles,” said Mark Chaffin, chief operating officer, Mitsubishi Motors North America, Inc. (MMNA).  “Earning the IIHS Top Safety Pick is a key reason for customers to place the Outlander at the top of their shopping list, proving it one of the most competitive vehicles in the incredibly popular compact SUV segment.”

Standard safety features on the Outlander include a rearview camera, seven air bags, Hill Start Assist electric parking brake, Active Stability Control with Traction Control Logic, and a Tire Pressure Monitoring System. The available SEL Touring Package adds Lane Departure Warning, Adaptive Cruise Control, Forward Collision Mitigation, Automatic High Beams, and a multi-view camera system. The SEL trim comes standard with Rear Cross Traffic Alert and Lane Change Assist. Experience the high-tech defenses of the 2019 Outlander firsthand when you stop by High Point Mitsubishi for a test drive.

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