2012 Mitsubishi iMiEV Review CarGurus

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in the footsteps of the Nissan Leaf, the Mitsubishi i-MiEV, sometimes to as the Mitsubishi i, becomes the second electric vehicle in the U.S. The 2012 i-MiEV is economical and for city driving, as long as you get too far from your power

The 2012 Mitsubishi i-MiEV stands for Mitsubishi Innovative Vehicle) comes in two 4-passenger levels: ES and SE. Each is powered by a AC synchronous electric engine achieves 66 hp and 145 lb-ft of torque. The i-MiEV is mated to a 1-speed transmission and a 330-volt, 16kW pack that is estimated by the EPA to a charge that will the i-MiEV to travel 63 miles and a top speed of 81 mph.

The i-MiEV also has an onboard system with either or 220-volt charging capability. limited to 62 miles per charge, the EPA that the i-MiEV is capable of 126 city/99 highway. Using a outlet to recharge the i-MiEV take about 23 hours, a 220-volt outlet will the vehicle in about 8 hours.

Among the standard features in all trim levels of the 2012 i-MiEV are a heated driver’s speed-sensitive electric power power windows, power locks, halogen headlights, LED a 100-watt AM/FM/CD/MP3-compatible audio with 4 speakers and 15-inch wheels with wheel Upgrading to the SE trim adds a steering wheel and gear-shift auto on/off headlight halogen fog lights, a 360-watt deluxe audio system 8 speakers and 15-inch aluminum wheels. Options and packages include a navigation system, audio controls, the FUSE link system and heated mirrors.

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Numerous safety and security are available for the 2012 Mitsubishi including Mitsubishi’s advanced system (dual-stage front driver’s and front passenger side-impact airbags and roof-mounted side-impact airbags), 4-wheel brakes with electronic distribution and brake assist, a pressure monitoring system, stability control, remote entry with panic and a vehicle immobilizer and security

Consumer reviews give the Mitsubishi i-MiEV high for city driving, with not so glowing reviews for highway Along with the limited available per charge, i-MiEV feel that the electric lacks the performance needed for driving, especially when it to overall stability and when the ECO mode, which allows the to conserve power while According to owners, the i-MiEV’s thin tires seem suited to city streets.

many like its recharging ability and think the vehicle well for its size.

Cutting into the market Nissan’s Leaf has established, as as facing a new EV challenge from Focus Electric, the Mitsubishi is like a high-powered golf For those looking to lower carbon footprint and spend on a new vehicle—especially when you take and state tax credits into i-MiEV is a solid choice. The currently for sale on both will go on sale nationwide the end of 2012.

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