Our verdict. On the one hand, the Outlander PHEV benefits from 22 miles of electric-only range, strong off-road capabilities and comfortable front seats. On the other hand, it’s handicapped by a poor driving experience, disappointing build quality, and a loud and buzzy gas engine.
Is Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV a good car?
The Outlander PHEV is best thought of as an electric car without the range anxiety. If you mostly cover short trips and you’re prepared to plug in on a regular basis then it can work out spectacularly cheap to run. It’s also a very relaxing car to drive, not to mention a practical and spacious family SUV.
How long do the batteries last in a Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV?
What is the range of a Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV?
Does the Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV have a gearbox?
Does the Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV have a gearbox? There is no CVT (continuous variable transmission), just reduction gear boxes and a clutch to couple the ICE (internal combustion engine) to the front wheels.
How many miles can a Mitsubishi Outlander last?
I think the car will make to at least 250000 miles. I bought my Mitsubishi Outlander with 39,000 miles on it from a dealer. It’s one of the best vehicles I have ever owned and I’ve owned many.
Should I buy a PHEV?
This means you’ll save money on fuel and emit fewer tailpipe emissions when the car’s been charged. If you do need to travel further afield, PHEVs can cover long distances without a charge. This means they’re ideal if most of your journeys are short (e.g. commuting) but occasionally you need to travel further.
How much does it cost to replace a Mitsubishi PHEV battery?
The electric bits and batteries were guaranteed for 5 years, and now new ones have a full 5 year warranty. The battery pack can now be replaced for £4,500, not a trivial amount but a lot better than the £15,000 it started at according to the dealer.
How much does it cost to charge a Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV?
According to the results, the average weekly cost of charging an EV (inclusive of some fuel costs for the Outlander PHEV) is $11.70 per week.
Does the Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV charge while driving?
Outlander PHEV can continue running in EV Drive mode while the engine is charging the battery, and the engine can supply drive power to assist the electric motors. The engine may also start to supply heat when the climate control system is in use.
Can you charge a PHEV in the rain?
Yes, of course. Electric vehicles can definitely be charged in the rain as proper covering shields and protective layers are applied to the charging plugs and charging stations. That prevents any kind of sparks, current loss, water mixing or short circuit.
How economical is a Mitsubishi Outlander?
Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV MPG & CO2
Claimed fuel economy of 139.7mpg is excellent and the car boasts extremely low CO2 emissions of just 46g/km.
How does Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV work?
How does the Outlander PHEV work? The PHEV system uses two 60kW electric motors at the front and rear axles, for heightened efficiency and instant torque. All-electric driving is powered by the high-capacity 12kWh lithium-ion main drive battery, developed specifically for the PHEV system.