The Mitsubishi i-MiEV is the first electric car developed that is manufactured in mass production, and unlike hybrid vehicles such as the Lexus RX 450h, Toyota Prius or Honda Insight relies on a pure electric drive without a combustion engine. In appearance, the Mitsubishi i-MiEV is somewhat reminiscent of the smart fortwo ed, however, the small car is equipped with 4 seats. The electric motor of Mitsubishi i-MiEV generates the greatest level of power 67 hp, which will be implemented in the D-mode of the automatic transmission with a torque of 180 Nm. In ECO mode, the electric motor provides meager 19 kW are available, resulting in a sphere of the Mitsubishi i-MiEV by about 150 km. In the D stage of the Mitsubishi i-MiEV provides a top speed of 130 km / h requires about 13 seconds, until the electronic speedometer 100 km / h displays. The batteries stowed under the floor of the Mitsubishi i-MiEV is powered by 220 volt outlet and braking energy recovery. A full battery charge for the small car cost depending on the current provider between 3 - and 4 - EUR, which stylized the Mitsubishi i-MiEV to a sovereign and extremely fuel-efficient small car, which is an efficient car for the future, especially in city traffic. A first facelift was given to the small car with electric drive in September 2012: The electric runabout comes with a aufgewertetem interior and new features from the factory. Is most gratifying that the price could be lowered for an i-MiEV cars to 5,000 euros.