The 2023 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV Starts at $41,190
The only plug-in hybrid made by Mitsubishi is all-new for 2023.
Mitsubishi may have one of the worst car lines right now, but the company is putting everything it has into making the new Outlander PHEV. It’s brand new for 2023, and the price to start is much higher than it was before. The ’23 Outlander PHEV now starts at $41,190, which includes a destination charge of $1,345.
Mitsubishi says that the Outlander PHEV is the “highest point” of their engineering. Maybe they’re right. A 350-volt, 20 kWh battery pack is paired with a 2.4-liter Atkinson cycle I4 engine. Mitsubishi says that this means the Outlander PHEV can go 38 miles on electricity alone. With the 14.8-gallon fuel tank, it can get 64 MPGe and have a total range of 420 miles. Pretty impressive.
The whole thing is linked to the company’s S-AWC (Super All Wheel Control). Mitsubishi says this is the next generation of its all-wheel drive system. The front wheels are driven by the ICE engine and an electric motor in the front, while the back wheels are driven by an electric motor in the back. The whole system has a total of 248 horsepower and 332 lb-ft of torque.
The Outlander PHEV can also be quickly charged. Mitsubishi says that the Outlander PHEV can get to an 80% charge in as little as 38 minutes with the DC fast charger. Mitsubishi says that the Outlander PHEV is the only hybrid that is not a luxury car that can be charged quickly. This is a pretty strong claim. But since most online information only lists the fastest charging EVs or gives a guide to charging EVs and PHEVs, it was hard to tell if this was true or not.
Depending on where you live in the country, there may be a bit of a wait if you’re interested. The 2023 Outlander PHEV will go on sale in some markets in November. The company says the rest of the country will be able to buy one “later.