Skip advert
Advertisement

Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV Commercial (2014-2021) interior & comfort

The Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV Commercial makes for a refined and upmarket LCV

Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV Commercial interior
Overall rating

3.5 out of 5

Interior & comfort rating

4.0 out of 5

The main differences between the Outlander PHEV Commercial and the SUV version are the elimination of the back seats and the blanking of the side windows. This is necessary to qualify the Outlander as a light commercial vehicle (LCV).

As a result, the Outlander Commercial's front seats are identical to the SUV. There’s a mesh guard dividing the seats from the load area, but that means the front seats can’t go back as far or recline as much as they can in the SUV. Other than that, a lack of over-the-shoulder visibility is the only other clue to this commercial version’s different layout.

Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV Commercial dashboard

The dashboard is carried over wholesale from the SUV variant. So you get instruments that feature an energy meter next to the speedometer, while the trip computer between the dials shows battery capacity and what’s in the fuel tank. Everything feels well screwed together, and while the quality of plastics isn’t on par with premium manufacturers, it’s certainly further upmarket than any other light commercial vehicle on sale.

Equipment, options and accessories

The Outlander PHEV Commercial comes in Reflex trim, which is equipped pretty generously. Standard features include alloy wheels, a rear spoiler, rear parking sensors and camera, auto-beam headlights, rain-sensing wipers, heated seats, DAB radio, keyless starting and dual-zone climate control. The Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV Commercial is compatible with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, too. Compared to rival LCVs, the Outlander is about as luxurious as it gets.

Infotainment, apps & sat nav

Mitsubishi offers smartphone app connectivity with the latest Outlander PHEV Commercial, which allows you to remotely manage the Commercial’s charging and heating, among other functions. Sat nav is be available on higher-spec models, although the latest update hasn’t improved on Mitsubishi’s infotainment offerings. The systems all seem a bit aftermarket and are clunky to use.

Skip advert
Advertisement
Skip advert
Advertisement

Most Popular

New Kia EV6 facelift revealed with a host of updates
Kia EV6 Silver facelift front 3/4
News

New Kia EV6 facelift revealed with a host of updates

The new EV6 has been revealed with EV9 derived looks, an upgraded battery and updated interior
14 May 2024
How much does it cost to charge an electric car?
BP Pulse charging
Your questions answered

How much does it cost to charge an electric car?

It should cost less to run an electric car than a combustion one, but exactly how much does it cost to charge one up?
15 May 2024
Cupra Tavascan review
Cupra Tavascan - front tracking
In-depth reviews

Cupra Tavascan review

Cupra’s first electric SUV is the beginning of a new chapter for this growing brand, and a very promising one at that
17 May 2024