THE plug-in hybrid version of the Mitsubishi Outlander is becoming more competitive with a drop in prices and more equipment.
The new six-model line up now starts from Â£35,455 - Â£1,310 lower than before - and tops out at Â£43,455, a drop of more than Â£2,100.
All new Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV models feature revised seating with electronic lumbar support as standard on all models and re-contoured rear seats for more comfort and support.
The dashboard has also been updated to accommodate new climate controls and a larger infotainment systems while TomTom navigation and diamond quilted leather upholstery available on higher specification Exceed variants which start from £40,955.
Powered by an advanced plug-in hybrid system with two electric motors providing full-time four-wheel drive regardless of driving mode, the Outlander PHEV has an EV range of 28 miles, CO2 emissions of 46g/km and a fuel economy figure of 139.7mpg.
A new, entry-level Verve trim offers luxury features including DAB radio, heated front seats, dual-zone climate control, keyless operation, rear parking sensors, a rear spoiler, cruise control, electric folding door mirrors, LED running lights, headlamps washers, automatic headlamps, rains sensing wipers, auto-dimming rear view mirror and a programmable climate control system which can warm or cool the car in advance of a journey.
With close to 50,000 registered in the UK since its launch in 2014 the Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV is the UK's most popular plug-in vehicle.
A recent survey of Outlander PHEV customers revealed that half their average weekly mileage is driven in electric mode, with 68 per cent charging at least once per day and 90 per cetn charging tow or three times or more per week.