Mitsubishi i-miev review




Mitsubishi i-miev review

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  • 1 of 10The Mitsubishi iMiEV may be the poorest-selling car in America, Yet there it sits, forever on the lots, forlorn, poorly reviewed, gathering.

    And perhaps personally it holds a certain sentimental value, as the Mitsubishi i- MiEV in its dashing raspberry color was my first EV review, just.

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    Mitsubishi i-miev review

    Mitsubishi i-miev review

    OCT 5 Free Newsletters Get the best of autoweek. I think that an IRS setup might have felt smoother with less weight, but there must be some good reasons. AC synchronous permanent magnetic motor, Single speed, Fixed reduction gear Output: It makes me smile every time I drive it and people come up to me all the time to ask me about the car.

    Mitsubishi i-miev review

    Mitsubishi i-miev review

    Mitsubishi i-miev review

    Mitsubishi i-miev review

    Mitsubishi i-miev review

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    While Toyota sells almost half a million Camrys every year, Mitsubishi struggles to break triple digits with its iMiEV. So far in it has sold — brace yerself Bridget — 40 of them. And yet, I love it. Me, who today was driving a hp Eleanor Mustang , who just two days ago was driving I am not making this up a Shelby Cobra GT KR with the and a four on the floor.

    Me, the very same dope who only a short while before that was flying along in a McLaren GT. But the little engineer who lives inside my head, the one who, unlike me, can do math, appreciates the efficiency of the Mitsubishi iMiEV. Okay, I will, but first, hear me out. The iMiEV has only 16 kWh of batteries, making it the lightest and cheapest electric car on the market. Range with 16 kWh was 62 miles when it was new more on that in a minute. I power mine with solar panels on the roof of my house, which means electricity is free, or a lot cheaper than gas, depending on how much gas costs any given week.

    Mitsubishi i-miev review

    The iMiEV has room for four full-sized, even large, adults, and room for groceries behind them. Fold the rear seats flat and you can, and I have, loaded a bicycle in back. It is the perfect urban and suburban transportation vehicle for the typical family where one spouse commutes every day and the other takes care of household duties. And yet, no one cares.

    Write down the number of miles you actually drive in a week. For one, the new car is much, much cleaner. But the big question is: How much did the battery wear out? I did not have to buy a new battery and the old battery lost only about 10 or maybe 20 percent of its ability to hold a charge.

    Mitsubishi i-miev review

    It took the new car 10 kWh to make that journey and the old car 12 kWh. But the old car had replacement rear tires that were 10 mm wider than the original equipment tires; the new tires were s while the OEs were s. Plus, the alignment might have been a little outta whack. Regardless, the car is still perfectly fine.

    Just the other day I took the original iMiEV out and got an extrapolated range of 62 miles, the exact same as the claimed range when new. I took the new iMiEV on another run of Also, if your daily drive is within the remaining range of the aging battery, you still have a fully useable car. Even when you decide to swap out the battery, one plan could be to use the old battery as a household battery, charged up by solar cells during the day and discharged when you get home at night.

    Now if just more than a handful of others would do the same, maybe Mitsubishi will make enough money to build another Evo. AC synchronous permanent magnetic motor, Single speed, Fixed reduction gear. You won't look cool, except to science geeks and Mitsubishi employees. Car news, reviews, motorsports, auto shows and stunning photography delivered right to your mailbox.

    Mitsubishi i-miev review

    Turn on JavaScript from your settings to fully experience the site. We test the worst-selling car in America! Share Facebook Tweet Pinterest Email. The iMiEV interior is spacious, with room for four adults.

    It still gets 62 miles of range out of 16 kWh of batteries. Now and forever Base Price: AC synchronous permanent magnetic motor, Single speed, Fixed reduction gear Output: Costs almost nothing, lasts forever Cons: Digital Subscription Take Autoweek to go on your digital device and get the car news you want, wherever you are. Free Newsletters Get the best of autoweek.

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