Based on the XM concept, the Mitsubishi Xpander crossover MPV will rival against the likes of Honda BRV 7-seater crossover and Suzuki Ertiga
Mitsubishi, the Japanese automaker had revealed the long-awaited Xpander crossover MPV in Indonesia in July 2017. Based on the XM concept, the Mitsubishi Xpander has officially made its public debut at the on-going 2017 Gaikindo Indonesia International Auto Show (GIIAS). This model looks like a worthy competitor to the 7-seater Honda BRV and others in its league.
The Mitsubishi Xpander is based on Mitsubishi’s ‘Dynamic Shield’ design that we have already seen on new Outlander. The front fascia resembles with the Mitsubishi eX concept. The front grille has a layered look and has the company’s signature X shaped radiator grille and sharp looking full LED headlamps. At the back, the crossover MPV has L-shaped tail lights with LED detailing. Also Read – Mitsubishi Xpander – All You Need to Know
The Xpander features heavily sculpted wheel arches, floating roof, strong character lines, blacked-out D pillar and large greenhouse area. The model showcased at the GIIAS 2017 comes with a sporty body kit, which has bumper extensions and side skirts. It is painted in Quartz White Pearl.
While the regular models has black-beige cabin, the Sport trim will have an all-black interior scheme. The vehicle shares most of its features from other Mitsubishi cars. The instrument console seems heavily inspired from the Pajero Sport. Talking about features, the Mitsubishi Xpander crossover MPV gets keyless entry, push button start, brake assist, hill start assist, touchscreen infotainment system and reverse parking camera.
The Mitsubishi Xpander crossover MPV measures 4,475mm in length, 1,750mm in width and 1,700mm in height. This people move has enough space to accommodate seven adults comfortably across three rows of seats. The Indonesian-spec Mitsubishi Xpander is powered by a 1.5-litre 4-cylinder MIVEC petrol engine that churns out a maximum power output of 103.26bhp and a peak torque of 141Nm. A five-speed manual gearbox comes as a standard, while a four-speed automatic is offered as optional.