Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV (2018) Guide

Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV (2018) Guide

The Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV has been the best-selling plug-in electric vehicle in the UK, and with good reason. Competitively priced, economical running costs and tax benefits combined with its family-friendly design have made this SUV highly desirable. The 2018 revamp showcased technical updates, better efficiency and improved range.

Electric Range

28 Miles

Avg Cost per Charge


Battery Size

14 kWh

3.7Kw Charge

4 Hours

Connector Type

Type 1

Rapid Charge

Yes CHAdeMO max 22kW

OLEV Approved


Vehicle Type

Battery Electric

Charging a Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV

The Mitsubishi Outlander comes with a battery size of 13.8kWh and has an official WLTP range of 28 miles.

Charging times will, of course, vary based on the power of the charger; a 3.7kW home charger, for example, will take 4 hours to charge from 0% to 100%, providing an approximate range per hour of 7 miles*.

Note: The Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV has a max AC rate of 3.7kW, this means if you plug into a 7kW AC charge point, the vehicle will continue to charge at its maximum AC output. However, this PHEV does come with fast charging capabilities with a max DC rate of 22kW, enabling a charge to 80% in 30 mins.

Charging Times**:

  • 2.1kW (3-pin plug) = 6h for 0-100%
  • 7.4kW = 4h for 0-100%
  • 11kW = 4h for 0-100%
  • 50kW = 30m for 20-80%

*Based on WLTP range

**Charging times are estimates and will vary depending on factors such as the charger in use and temperature of the battery.

Frequent charging is required if you want to make the most out of this PHEV. Short trips are where the Mitsubishi Outlander can live up to its green credentials, making the most out of its electric technology and enabling you to reduce running costs significantly.