Mitsubishi Xpander

Mitsubishi Xpander Price in USA: US$22,000 up to US$30,000
Sri Lanka Price: Rs 8,290,000/-+ (2020 price)
This affordable seven seat Mitsubishi Xpander is a real challenger for those models such as, Honda BR-V and the Toyota Rush. Recently, the latter has just achieved a feat that may well put it at the top of its class in one vital aspect.

When you consider that the automatic is only a four-speed. It would seem that Mitsu’s 1.5-liter DOHC gasoline engine, with its 103hp and 141Nm, is an economical powertrain.

August 10, 2017 Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (MMC) celebrated the world premiere of its next generation MPV. This took place  at the 25th GAIKINDO Indonesia International Auto Show in Jakarta, Indonesia. The new XPANDER – a name reflecting MMC’s ambition. This can expand the customer’s motoring experience, and to make it more fulfilling,

Mitsubishi Xpander Specifications;

Seating 7 Seats
Engine 1499 cc
Power 103 hp
Power Steering Available
Driver Airbag Available
Anti-Lock Braking System Available
Ground Clearance 200 mm

The 4,475 mm long XPANDER blends stylish and roomy MPV lines with tough and dynamic SUV looks.
Above all the distinctive “Dynamic Shield” front design a continuum with the OUTLANDER PHEV, the PAJERO SPORT, and the ECLIPSE CROSS. Along with this it is giving expression to the protection of passengers and pedestrians.

For instance Mitsubishi Xpander’s Wide flared fenders add to the powerful SUV-inspired looks.
After that the LED position lights are located high up in the engine hood side trim. It is not just for good looks, but to make the vehicle more noticeable. For better vision its headlights are available on the lower part of the bumper during rough road conditions. The rear combination LED lights uniquely extend into the tailgate. The L-shaped LED tail lights are separate from the brake lights.

Further more MMC’s trademark horizontal dashboard architecture provides visual cues when navigating rough and windy roads. Similarly the uncluttered instrument panel offers intuitive ergonomics, while the arched design expresses high quality and spaciousness as it visually flows into the front door trim panels.
Mitsubishi Xpander roof line tops a generous greenhouse. Above all thanks to a partially glazed-in rear pillar, the roof itself seems to float above the car. Subtle hints of tailfins in the rear side panels add to the XPANDER’s bold looks.

Mitsubishi Xpander cabin space;

In other words  better cabin space, largest in its segment with occupant layout are taken from luggage space. Passenger quarters, and generous headroom are available to all the passengers. More over there is excellent access to the comfortable third-row seats.

Therefor the  backrests in the second row and third row can easily be folded down. This is to arrange the seats and luggage in various combinations. Or to create a large flat storage area without bumps, or gaps.
Further more, the center backrest of the second row can be folded down to create a wide armrest. Or to clear space for extra-long items, like a rolled carpet, or a tall ladder.

In conclusion there is an abundance of large and small storage spaces, accommodating everything from oversized luggage to smartphones and coins. Even there is a concealed secret box, located in the dashboard. The Xpander has a total of 16 bottle holders in the door trims, and in the center console between the front seats. Noises are kept low, as the conversations between occupants will not disturbed. Further more unique in its segment, the XPANDER’s panoramic windshield is made from thick, high-quality, soundproof glass. Further more it is  laminated with an extra sound-absorbing layer to block outside noise, to make the cabin quieter.

Above all, silent and powerful finely adjusted air conditioner too are available. Thanks to its 8 power settings for the front seats, and its 4 settings in the rear. Similarly large ribbed buttons of it allows to be operated by feel, without taking the eyes off the road.