Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV 2022 price and specs: up to $9500 more expensive

Next month, the new Mitsubishi Outlander plug-in hybrid will cost up to $9,500 more to buy — but there’s more power and electric range, more technology and more space than before.

  • Price and specifications Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV 2022
  • Four variants available, from fleet ES to luxury Exceed Tourer
  • Seven seats available for the first time
  • Larger battery and more powerful motors deliver a claimed range of 84 km
  • Priced from $54,590 excluding travel costs

The 2022 Mitsubishi Outlander plug-in hybrid electric car (PHEV for short) will go on sale in Australia on August 15, 2022, priced from $54,590 plus on-road costs – up to $9,500 more expensive than before.

Based on the new, fourth generation Foreigner reach, Mitsubishis new plug-in hybrid offers a larger battery that delivers more range, more powerful electric motors, significant safety and technology upgrades, and on higher ranks, seven seats for the first time.

Four model qualities are available, priced from $54,590 plus on-road fees for the basic ES – $6600 more than the outgoing PHEV ESand about $2,000 more than the most expensive 2.5-liter gasoline version of the new Outlander.

The flagship of the 2021 series, the Exceedcosts now $65,990 plus on-road fees – a raise of $9500or 16 percent — and above that is a new variant, the Exceed Tourer, which costs $68,490 plus on-road costs.

Compared to comparable four-wheel drive gasoline variants, the new Outlander PHEV models pull premiums of between $15,500 and $16,100 — a wider gap than the old PHEV, which was priced $12,500 to $13,000 higher than comparable AWD gasoline classes.

Five seats are standard in the ES and Aspire variants, while the Exceed and Exceed Tourer get seven seats (marked as 5+2, indicating a small third row for occasional use).

Powering the new Outlander PHEV is a 98 kW 2.4-litre non-turbo four-cylinder petrol enginelinked to a 85kW electric motor for (from 60 kW), 100kW rear electric motor (from 70kW), and a 20kWh battery pack, an increase of 13.8 kWh.

Mitsubishi Australia claims combined outputs of 185kW and 450Nm – approximately 50 kW/200 Nm more than the Outlander’s standard 2.5-litre petrol engine. All models are equipped with four-wheel drive.

The company cites a claimed electric range of 84 km according to mild NEDC testing (vs 54 km) and a claimed fuel consumption of 1.5 liters per 100 kilometers (also NEDC). The fuel tank now measures 56 liters, compared to 45 liters in the previous Outlander PHEV.

New for the latest Outlander PHEV is bi-directional charging, which allows the car (with specific infrastructure in-house) to send energy from the battery back to the grid (vehicle-to-grid), or to power a property that is not connected to the power grid. network (vehicle home).

Aspire models and above offer vehicle-to-charge technology, featuring two 1.5 kW (1500 W), 240 volts, three-prong in-car home outlets that can be used to power camping equipment or other small electrical appliances from the car battery pack.

Connecting to a public DC fast charger — albeit with a Japanese standard CHAdeMO plug, rather than the CCS connection more common in European plug-in cars — can get an 80 percent charge in 38 minutes.

A 240-volt household outlet will reportedly be 100 percent empty in 12 hours, while a dedicated wall box for home charger can do the same in 6.5 hours.

Four Outlander PHEV variants will be available, spanning the base ES, the mid-spec Aspire and two flagship versions, the Exceed and the higher-spec Exceed Tourer.

Standard features across the range include a 12.3-inch digital instrument panel, 9.0-inch touchscreen, LED headlights, climate control, eight airbags and advanced safety features including autonomous emergency braking, adaptive cruise control and blind spot monitoring.

Moving up the ranks adds extras such as 20-inch wheels, rear cross traffic warning, leather seats and steering wheel, heated electric front seats, a head-up display, 360-degree camera and a panoramic sunroof.

A full list of the standard features offered on each variant can be found below.

The Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV 2022 hits Australian showrooms on August 15.

2022 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV Australian Prices

  • Outlander Plug-in Hybrid EV ES five-seater – $54,590 (up to $6600)
  • Outlander Plug-in Hybrid EV Aspire five-seater – $60,990 (new)
  • Outlander Plug-in Hybrid EV Surpasses Seven Seats – $65,990 (up to $9,500)
  • Outlander Plug-in Hybrid EV Exceed Tourer seven seater – $68,490 (new)

Note: All prices above do not include on-road costs.

2022 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV ES standard features:

  • 18-inch alloy wheels with tire repair kit
  • 12.3-inch digital instrument panel
  • LED headlights and daytime running lights
  • 9.0-inch touchscreen with wireless Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, satellite navigation and digital radio
  • Two-zone climate control
  • Start with push button
  • Six-speaker sound system (with two tweeters)
  • Fabric seat cover
  • Urethane (plastic) steering wheel
  • PHEV badge
  • Eight airbags (including front center airbag)
  • Parking sensors front and rear
  • Autonomous emergency braking system with pedestrian/cyclist detection and intersection support
  • Lane Keeping Aid
  • Lane departure warning
  • Blind spot monitoring (detection and braking on obstacles)
  • Adaptive cruise control
  • Traffic Sign Recognition
  • Road Edge Detection
  • Hill Descent Control
  • Driver warning

2022 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV Aspire adds (about ES):

  • 20-inch two-tone alloy wheels
  • Vehicle-to-load capabilities (two 1.5 kW, 240-volt three-prong outlets)
  • Automatic bi-LED headlights (upgraded) with automatic leveling, automatic high beam
  • LED fog lights
  • Leather-wrapped steering wheel
  • Leather and Suede ‘Combination’ Seat Cover
  • Electrically adjustable driver’s seat
  • Heated front seats
  • Head-up display (projected onto windshield, not foldable)
  • Windshield wipers with rain sensor
  • Keyless entry (proximity)
  • Hands-free power tailgate
  • Wireless charging of smartphones
  • Crossing traffic warning behind
  • Autonomous rear emergency braking system
  • 360 degree camera
  • Electrically folding side mirrors
  • Two USB ports on the back
  • Auto-dimming rear view mirror
  • privacy glass
  • Silver-colored skid plate garnishes front and rear
  • Silver roof rails

2022 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV Exceed adds (about Aspire):

  • 5+2 seats (seven seats)
  • Bose nine-speaker sound system
  • Padded, leather-wrapped seat cover (in black or light gray)
  • Memory for front seats
  • Electrically adjustable passenger seat
  • Panoramic sunroof with front tilt/slide function
  • Tri-zone climate control with rear control panel
  • Memory, auto-tilt in reverse for side mirrors
  • Sunshades in the second row
  • Front door trim lighting
  • Aluminum trim center console (around shifter)
  • Color coded body trim
  • Glossy black B and C exterior pillars (in the window frame)

2022 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV Exceed Tourer adds (about Exceed):

  • Two-tone exterior paint
  • High-quality leather interior in black and saddle brown (two tone)
  • Massaging front seats

Available colors include:

  • white (fixed)
  • Cosmic Blue (mother of pearl)
  • Sterling Silver (metallic_
  • Titanium (grey, metallic)
  • White Diamond (prestige)
  • Red Diamond (prestige)
  • Black Diamond (prestige)
  • Black Diamond with Deep Bronze two-tone (Exceed Tourer only)
  • White diamond with black mica two-tone (Exceed Tourer only)

Alex Misoyannis has been writing about cars since 2017, when he started his own website Redline. He contributed to Drive in 2018, before joining CarAdvice in 2019 and becoming a regular contributing journalist on the news team in 2020. Cars have played a central role in Alex’s life, from browsing car magazines as a young age to growing up around performance vehicles in a car-loving family.

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