PHEV Outlander Availability

PHEV Outlander Availability

The Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV is the first plug-in hybrid SUV to hit the market. Electrically powered by a 12kWh lithium-ion battery, it’s capable of around 37 miles on just electricity.

Outlander PHEV Japan Availability

The Outlander Plug-in Hybrid first went on sale in Japan on January 24th, 2013 and is reported to have sold over 500 units in the first week.

Outlander PHEV Availability in the US

Pricing will be announced sometime around August 2016, with sales starting after that. Mitsubishi North America expects 10-20% of all Outlander sales to be the plug-in hybrid version, so somewhere around 120-240 per month.

March 2016 Update: Mitsubishi presented the USA spec Outlander Plug-in hybrid at the New York Auto Show, and announced it will go on sale in October 2016 – finally! Pricing and detailed specs to be released soon.

May 2014 Update: After being pushed back again, the Outlander plug-in hybrid will likely make it to North America in the Fall of 2015.

Set to go on sale in January 2014, no specific date has been given, and no information about pre-sales, or the ability to pre-order one. Now that production of the Outlander PHEV has been delayed for 5 months, it’s likely this date will be pushed back 5 or 6 months.

Outlander PHEV Availability in Netherlands

Update: Oct, 22, 2013 – Mitsubishi Motors has started shipping the Outlander PHEV to the Netherlands, with the first vehicles rolling off the boat this week.

The Outlander PHEV is officially on sale, but none have yet been delivered. First deliveries are expected in July 2013, and Mitsubishi says they have received 2,500 pre-orders.

PHEV Outlander Availability in the UK

Update: According to a spokesperson from Mitsubishi UK, the Outlander PHEV will go on sale at the end of March 2014.

Although no specific dates have been given, it’s estimated the Outlander will be available in July 2013 in the UK. Mitsubishi UK does have a page on their website where UK residents can register for updates, and even reserve their Outlander PHEV:

PHEV Outlander Availability in New Zealand

In late December 2013, Mitsubishi New Zealand announced the Outlander Plug-in Hybrid would be arriving in New Zealand in 2014, most likely in April.

Outlander PHEV in Ireland

Set to go on sale in Ireland in the Summer of 2014, the Outlander PHEV (called the FEV by most in the country) will help increase the number of electric vehicles sold in the country from the 58 sold during the first half of the year.

Outlander Plug-in in Russia

The Outlander PHEV is scheduled to make it’s Russian debut at the 2014 Moscow Motor Show. Following that, the plug-in Outlander will go on sale in August 2014.

Outlander PHEV Availability Elsewhere

Aside from the Netherlands, Mitsubishi has said the Outlander PHEV will be available in Europe, with no specific dates or countries given. In October 2013, Mitsubishi said Nordic countries, and then the rest of Europe will follow release in the Netherlands.

As of March 2013, Mitsubishi is contemplating taking the Outlander PHEV to the Philippines.

Australia is also set to get the Outlander plug-in hybrid, but no dates have been given.

The Outlander PHEV will be sold in Indonesia through Mitsubishi’s distributor KTB Motors.  KTB’s Marketing Director, Rizwan Alamsjah, indicated that only the plug-in model will be available as KTB will forego the gas-version of the new Outlander. Rizwan hopes Indonesia will be one of the countries to get on the list for release sometime this year.

The Outlander PHEV will be unveiled in Indonesia at the 2013 International Indonesian Motor Show, and is expected to sell for $100,000 USD.

Outlander PHEV Engine Bay


  • dhillon says:

    Why does the U.S. have to be last to get it????

    • Antoon Leurs says:

      US is not the last. The Netherlands is the first (after Japan) and what I understand is that US follows immediately after The Netherlands

  • ROb says:

    The latest that I heard about the Netherlands:
    – First delivery: October 2013
    – Deliveries in 2013 +/- 7,000
    – Total current orders: +/- 10,000

    First delivery to Japan, then Netherlands (because of major tax changes on January 1st 2014) and then other countries.

  • A little update; a spokesperson for Mitsubishi UK told me this morning that the Outlander PHEV will go on sale in the UK from the end of March 2014.

  • Giovanni Battista Mallica says:

    sono interessato alle nuove tecnologie e pertanto al Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV anche se lo preferirei Diesel, comunque la domanda è la seguente. Eseguendo un percorso in piano o in discesa è possibile staccare uno dei due motori elettrici? Giovanni Battista

    are interested in new technologies and therefore the Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV although I would prefer diesel, however the question is the following. By performing a route plan or downhill you can remove one of the two electric motors? Giovanni Battista

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