Great for in town driving, and getting the kids ar
The Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV is a great, comfortable, and stylish vehicle. We've had it for over a year, and with only 5k miles on it, we really enjoy the care. The battery will last for about 20 miles, maybe a bit more, but we mostly use it for in-town driving, so the shorter battery life is something we can live with. We took it to the mountains and it made it just fine. It's a great care all around except for the weak 4 cylinder motor. Other than that, it wonderful.
Great car, amazing MPG
While the styling isn't super exciting, it is a comfy car with great visibility. After a month of commuting in it (a hilly 40mi of mostly freeway each way, usually done with 80%-100% charge to start), I can say that I'm averaging about 60mpg and get 22-25mi of battery range. On a few trips taken with no charge, it averages 40mpg on the freeway according to the dash. With no specific mode selected, it seems to prioritize EV use until the battery is depleted regardless of speed (below 85mph), unless quick acceleration or steep hill climbing is needed. Regenerative braking is great once you get a feel for it, and I prefer driving in B0 (no rolling resistance) rather than D (B2-3) most of the time to preserve momentum. It's hard to notice when the engine kicks on as it's rather seamless. Only when going uphill do I hear it. All in all a great car.
Lots of tech and a mobile battery storage device
I switched from my all electric Mercedes to this Plug in Hybrid as a bridge car before I go all electric again. Lots of good tech and safety options in the GT model. Takes some getting used to and would make some modifications to the software I I was in charge. One cool feature I did not realize it had was the ability to discharge the battery for use in my house. In late 2020 and early 2021 there will be UL listed bidirectional chargers that can all you to use the car like a Tell Powerwall. On a phone app you can discharge the battery for backup or time of use energy arbitrage. The fit and finish is not all that great with plastic parts that just look kinda cheap, like the door threshold just flys off if you hit it with you foot getting in. The trim around the sun roof doesn't hold the head line up and I had to glue it in place. Wish they had a place for putting my sun glasses and my phone, lots of wasted space where small items could have been stored.