The Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV might not be the most exciting car to look at but it has hidden benefits. It is full of high-tech kit, has a comfortable ride and overall is a very capable SUV that is well worth considering. It is very easy to drive, belying its size and is impressively economical around town and out on the motorway. It’s four-wheel drive too, which is a bonus. The Outlander PHEV has proved enormously popular with car buyers looking to get in on the hybrid revolution. There are several ways to charge your Outlander, including over 6,000 charging locations across the UK. It takes as little as 25 minutes to charge your PHEV vehicle up to eighty percent at a Quick Charger with the appropriate charging cable.
Mitsubishi Outlander Charging Cable FAQs
What Charging Cable does the Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV need?
The Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV requires a Type 1 to Type 2 charging cables, this will allow you to charge the car at any domestic, commercial or smart charging station. To charge the car at its maximum speed it requires a 16amp charger although a 32amp charging would charge the car at the same rate. This would take 3 hours 10 minutes to reach full charge.
I’m concerned about emissions with the Outlander PHEV ?
Don’t be. Although some diesel variants of this car can really deliver plenty of miles to the gallon, the Outlander PHEV does the job when it comes to emissions. Just 40g/km means clean running and cheap costs.
Is the Outlander PHEV economical?
Absolutely. For such a big car is is surprisingly good. It comes with a comprehensive hybrid system which means the car can be driven for almost 30 miles on electric power alone. Combined with the petrol engine it could better 100mpg driven carefully.
How do I charge an Outlander PHEV?
The battery can be charged via a standard UK wall socket or dedicated wall charger. Quick chargers are increasingly to be found at supermarkets and on garage forecourts. The car has two charging standards for its inlets and both types of charging cable should be supplied.
Not really. The interior is a bit dull if we’re honest and the boot isn’t as enormous as you’d think. The one disappointment for larger families is that there is no seven-seat option, unlike some competitors. Otherwise, reliability reports are good.
How do you charge a Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV?
There a couple of ways you can charge your Mitsubishi Outlander, firstly and the most common option is to install a charging station where you live, this would allow you to just purchase a Mitsubishi Outlander Charging Cable, and connect it to the charging station. This will then charge your vehicle at its maximum rate of charge. The other option is to purchase a 3 pin to type 1 charging cable, for this method of charging you would not need to install a charging station. You could simply plug the charging cable into a standard domestic socket, although this would take longer to charge your it can be done.
How long does it take to charge a Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV?
This depends on the a couple of factors, firstly the method of charging. As mentioned above a 3 pin outlander charging cable would take the longest time as this method of charging your Mitsubishi Outlander, only charges at 3kw and will take 5 hours to charge the hybrid vehicle but you will be glad to know this is the slowest charging method.
You can see from the chart below the maximum rate of standard charge outlander will allow is 7kw, this will charge the car in just 3.5 hours. To charge at this capacity you would require at least a 16amp Mitsubishi Outlander charging cable that is recommended above:
|Rapid 50kW||Fast 22kW||Fast 7kW||Slow 3kW|
|25 mins |
|3.5 hours |
|3.5 hours |
|5 hours |
What is the MPG of a Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV?
As with standard diesel and petrol cars your miles per gallon is down to the way you drive and in which location you are driving. You will get much less miles per gallon if you are travelling through the city at rush hour, whilst gliding down the motorway with minimal traffic your Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV will get much further. As an average you can typical get 140 mpg combined, which will save you a fortune compared to a standard petrol model.