Considering a number one top-selling PEV in the United Kingdom as well as in Europe, the Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV comes to asignificant sales milestone. The carmaker officially claimed that since the moment sales have been opened at dealers, the PHEV to go over the threshold of 100,000 units to be successfully sold. Along with hitting the global sales line after the model launched in 2013, the PHEV finally entered the PEV 100,000 sales club.
After the PHEV made the debut appearance at the New York Auto Show, Don Swearingen, Executive Vice President at MMNA, said the company contemplated to sell circa 10-20 percent of the whole Outlander sales a month.
According to the sales data worldwide, the Outlander PHEV could consider as a relative high-flyer to take the next, fourth, AWD plug-in vehicle in the PEV 100,000 sales club sitting alongside with the Chevrolet Volt, Tesla Model S and the Nissan Leaf (the global sales records approximately equal to 110,000, 120,000 and 218,000 correspondingly). The Prius Plug-in car is expected to become the next likely successor to follow the abovementioned PEVs.