Mitsubishi Officially Launches The All New Xpander 2020
The all new Mitsubishi XPANDER 2020 which perfectly suits the most versatile lifestyle of every Filipino will be offered in four variants. Starting off with the GLX Manual Transmission (MT), GLX Plus Automatic Transmission (AT), GLS AT and top of the line GLS Sport AT. This all-new model has produced at Mitsubishi Motors Corp.’s (MMC) new factory in Bekasi Prefecture, Indonesia.
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The overall exterior communicates an adventurous and futuristic style. It flaunts Mitsubishi Motors’ DYNAMIC SHIELD design concept with a luxurious front grille, which will be available in chrome with clear smoke coating for GLS Sport and GLS variants and gloss black for GLX Plus and GLX variants. The new model was given an advanced look as it features a LED position lamps arranged in crystal-like blocks and unique headlight design with a lamp layout that improves visibility for both pedestrians and oncoming vehicles.
This unique lamp layout also prevents the blinding effects of headlight glare. It also flaunts a distinctive L-shaped LED Tail Lamps with the rear combination lamps extending onto the tailgate which is a first for this class. To give the model a touch of sportiness, the all-new XPANDER is equipped with 15-inch Alloy Wheels for GLX variant and 16-inch Two-Tone Alloy for GLX Plus, GLS and GLS Sport variants.
Interior and Convenience
The 4,475 mm long overall length of the XPANDER blends stylish and roomy character lines with tough and dynamic SUV looks. A class-leading interior length 2,840mm provides a comfortable space for a maximum of seven adults. It also features a layout that lets passengers enter and exit the vehicle with ease. Access to third-row seats is also made easier with the tumbling system for folding the second-row seats. For an even more comfortable ride, the armrest in the second row is a part of seat back which can be utilized as a large armrest to accommodate two passengers’ elbows or center space which can be used to load long items.
The XPANDER provides not only a comfortable seating position for passengers but also excellent visibility and comfort for the driver. With its high 205mm ground clearance which results in a high seating position, the body is optimized for clear visibility with reduced blind spots. The front windshield with ample vertical and horizontal spacing also provides clearer forward visibility.
The XPANDER’s front pillars are positioned wider to provide more visibility while the side mirrors ensure a clearer rear view. For luggage capacity, the XPANDER is the only vehicle in its class that has a flat luggage floor without bumps and gaps. Its maximum cargo capacity is 1,630 liters when both the second and third-row seats are folded. The seats can be arranged in various combinations to accommodate different types of cargo. It has enough space to hold four-gallon bottles even when passengers are seating on the third-row seats.
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Engine and Performance
The all-new XPANDER is equipped with a 1.5L 4A91 MIVEC (Mitsubishi Innovative Valve timing Electronic Control System) DOHC 16-Valve engine which gives a maximum output of 105PS / 6,000rpm and maximum torque of 141N-m / 4,000rpm. The 4A91 engine enables the XPANDER to have less vibration and less noise for smooth and quiet driving performance. The engine capacity has a good balance between performance and fuel consumption. The XPANDER is made to be fuel efficient without compromising its performance.
Safety will never be compromised as the XPANDER features proprietary RISE (Reinforced Impact Safety Evolution). The body is reinforced to absorb the impact of a collision. It is also equipped with Anti-locking Braking System, the driver in control of the vehicle when braking on slippery surfaces. When the driver brakes hard or activates ABS, the Emergency Stop Signal System activates. And automatically flashes the hazard lamps to warn the drivers behind to help prevent rear-end collision.
The top of the line GLS Sport variant is also equipped with Hill Start Assist and Active Stability Control. Hill Start Assist feature automatically maintains the brakes, preventing the vehicle from rolling backward when driving on a steep slope. Meanwhile, the Active Stability Control automatically applies brakes and suppresses the engine output at the same time in order to stabilize the vehicle during a sudden maneuver on slippery surface conditions. Provided with these top-of-class safety features, XPANDER gained a four-star safety rating in the ASEAN New Car Assessment Program.
For more information about the new Mitsubishi Xpander 2020, visit the official page at Mitsubishi Xpander or like our official Facebook page or contact us. You may also drop by any of our Mitsubishi Motors Philippines Corporation dealerships nationwide.