2019 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV FAQs
Thinking of getting behind the wheel of the new 2019 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV, but want to learn more about it? We’re covering some of the most frequently asked questions about the Outlander PHEV here on our blog. If you have any other questions, don’t hesitate to contact one of our knowledgeable representatives!
What does PHEV stand for?
PHEV stands for “Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle”. PHEV models function similarly to traditional hybrid models, utilizing both an electric motor and a gas engine, however with PHEV models, drivers can plug their vehicle into an outlet to recharge their battery.
How does the Outlander PHEV differ from the Outlander?
The 2019 Outlander PHEV differs from the 2019 Outlander in several aspects, the biggest being their power sources, and their seating configuration. While the Outlander PHEV seats five passengers, the Outlander offers three rows of seating for up to 7 passengers.
How is the Outlander PHEV different from other plug-in hybrid crossovers?
The 2019 Outlander PHEV stands out against its competition by being the only plug-in hybrid crossover SUV that offers Level 1, Level 2, and DC Fast Charging, which makes it easier and faster to charge your vehicle, whether you’re at home or out and about.
How does the Outlander PHEV work?
The Outlander PHEV model’s system uses two 60kW electric motors at the front and rear axels. For all-electric driving, the Outlander PHEV utilizes its 12kWh lithium-ion main drive battery. Should the battery run out or the vehicle needs additional power, the Outlander PHEV switches to its hybrid driving mde, using an efficient 2.0-liter gas engine.
Is the Outlander PHEV better for the environment?
When in its EV mode, the Outlander PHEV is an eco-friendly vehicle with power coming only from the main drive battery. While running on its battery (100% electric power), the Outlander PHEV produces zero emissions, creating a low environmental impact.
Want to learn more about the 2019 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV? Be sure to check out our review of it here, as well as our available inventory!