Mitsubishi i-Miev

Years of Production
When the car first came out and when they stopped making it
2015 - 2018

Mitsubishi i-Miev

Technical Specifications of Mitsubishi i-Miev

General Info

Years of Production
When the car first came out and when they stopped making it
2015 - 2018
Country of Manufacture
Country where final assembly of the car took place.
Japan
Current Status
Announced (planned), Pre-order (reservations open), Produced (on sale), Discontinued (no longer made)
Discontinued
Body Style
Refers to the car's shape & design (sedan, SUV, hatchback)
Hatchback Mitsubishi i-Miev

Range and Efficiency

Range EPA
Estimated range on a full battery according to official EPA ratings (USA)
59 mi
Range WLTP
Range according to WLTP ratings.
TEL: car in its lightest configuration.
TEH: car in its heaviest configuration.
TEL
TEH
65 mi No Data
Efficiency
Energy consumption per distance driven. Lower figures indicate better efficiency.
kWh/100 mi
Wh/mi
23 kWh 230 Wh

Battery and Charging

Battery Capacity
Nominal: total amount of energy the car’s battery can hold. Usable: actual amount of energy you can access.
Nominal
Usable
16 kWh 14.5 kWh
Max Charging Power
Max electric power the car can accept for charging, determined by its on-board charger (AC) and battery (DC)
AC
DC
3.7 kW 50 kW
Charge Port
The car's charge port type. It affects charging speed and station compatibility.
CHAdeMO Type 1 (J1772)
CHAdeMO charge port Type 1 (J1772) charge port

Performance

Drive Type
PMSM: Permanent Magnet Synchronous Motor. IM: AC Induction Motor
RWD: PMSM
Motor
Total power and torque of the car's electric motor(s)
Power
Torque
49 kW (66 hp) 145 lb-ft
0-60 mph
Acceleration time from 0 to 60 mph (USA) or 0 to 100 km/h (Europe)
15.5 s
Top Speed
The fastest the car can go (maximum speed)
81 mph
0.00 s
00 mph

Dimensions

Length
Car's body length (front to back bumper)
136.8 in
Width
Car's body width including or excluding side mirrors
with Mirrors
w/o Mirrors
58.1 in 58.1 in
Height
Car's body height (from ground to highest point)
63.4 in
Wheelbase
Distance between centers of front and rear wheels (affects ride and handling)
100.4 in

Cargo and Towing

Number of Seats
Total passenger capacity of the car (including driver)
4
Curb Weight
Car's weight without passengers or cargo
2425 lb
Cargo Volume
Trunk: cargo capacity (rear seats up).
Max: cargo capacity (rear seats folded).
Frunk: cargo capacity in the front hood.
Trunk
Max
Frunk
5.9 ft3 30.4 ft3 No Data
Towing Capacity
Maximum weight the car can tow safely with a trailer that has its own brakes
No Data
Last Updated:
March 10, 2024
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How Far Can You Go in Mitsubishi i-Miev

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Charging Mitsubishi i-Miev

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Fast (DC) Charging

Last Updated:
March 10, 2024
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About Mitsubishi i-Miev

The Mitsubishi i-Miev is an all-electric rear-wheel drive hatchback. It came out in 2015. Mitsubishi stopped making the Mitsubishi i-Miev in 2018.

The Mitsubishi i-Miev has a 16 kWh battery pack, allowing it to travel up to 63 mi on a single charge. The car has an average efficiency of 23 kWh per 100 miles (or 230 Wh/mile) — ranked №657 out of 662 electric vehicles.

Frequently Asked Questions

How powerful is it? How fast does it accelerate?

The Mitsubishi i-Miev achieves a 0 to 60 mph acceleration in 15.5 seconds (placing it at №654 among 662 electric vehicles) and attains a maximum speed of 81 mph.

Its powertrain provides a power output of up to 49 kW (66 hp) and a torque of 145 lb-ft.

How far can it go on single charge? What is the real-world range?

Real-world range of the Mitsubishi i-Miev is 57–69 miles (ranked №657 out of 662 electric vehicles) — depending on several factors, including:

  • Speed: Higher speeds deplete the battery faster.
  • Temperature: Extreme cold and hot weather impacts range.
  • Terrain: Hilly or mountainous terrain reduces range.
  • Driving style: Aggressive driving with frequent acceleration and braking consumes more energy.
  • Use of features: Features like climate control and media system also affect range.

It's important to remember that these are just estimates, and your actual range may vary. It's always best to factor in these various factors when planning your trip and be prepared for potential charging stops.

Plan your trips using the EV Navigation interactive map.

What charging options are available? How long does it take to charge it?

The Mitsubishi i-Miev in the USA is equipped with a CHAdeMO charging port. You can charge it conveniently at home using a standard outlet, or utilize any public AC charging station with the appropriate cable. However, the car's built-in charger (inverter) limits the maximum AC charging speed to 3.7 kW, which translates to roughly 14 miles of range added per hour.

For faster charging, use DC fast-charging stations. The Mitsubishi i-Miev supports a maximum DC charging rate of 50 kW, but it's important to note that battery temperature and current charge level can affect the actual charging speed you'll experience.

To estimate charging time, rate, and cost, you can use Green Cars Compare Charging Calculator.

How big is it? What are the dimensions (length, width, height)?

Here are the dimensions and weight for the Mitsubishi i-Miev:

  • Length: 136.8 in
  • Width: 58.1 in (including side mirrors) or 58.1 in (excluding side mirrors)
  • Height: 63.4 in
  • Wheelbase: 100.4 in (distance between the center of the front and rear wheels)
  • Curb weight: 2425 lbs (weight of the empty car, no people or cargo)
How much cargo space does it offer? Does it have a front trunk?

The rear cargo area of the Mitsubishi i-Miev provides 5.9 cubic feet of space when the rear seats are upright (ranked №608 out of 662 electric vehicles).

Folding these seats down unlocks a maximum cargo capacity of 30.4 cubic feet (ranked №608 out of 662 electric vehicles).

The car doesn’t have a “frunk” (front trunk).

Is it suitable for towing? What is the maximum towing capacity?

The car isn’t officially rated for towing.

Ratings

3.7

Design

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3.4

Performance

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3.5

Desirability

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Safety Ratings

NHTSA safety rating
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NCAP safety rating
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