DISIN Xpander made in a new style and echoes Mitsubishi models Outlander PHEV, Pajero Sport, Eclipse and Cross. The company noted that the model combines the capacity of a compact MPV (7 seats) and the accessibility of the crossover (clearance — 205 mm), but the drive in it only to the front wheels.
Overall dimensions of the vehicle are 4475х1750х1700 mm. the Car has received wide wheel arches, led optics and 16-inch wheels. The seatbacks of the second row folded in the ratio 60:40, and third 50:50.
“Actually Xpander was designed by our customers. We just gave shape to their thoughts, needs and desires”
Vice-President of Mitsubishi, Tsunehiro, Kunimoto
Inside the machine there are 16 holders for bottles, hidden stowage compartment in instrument panel, 12-volt outlet and trays for smartphones on each row of seats, and climate control with eight power settings for front passengers and four for the rear.
In addition, the standard equipment includes airbags for driver and front passenger, as well as the complex of active safety systems: brake assist, anti-lock braking system, active stability system, assistant when starting on the rise and the alarm system during an emergency stop.
Under the hood of the car has a-liter “aspirated” MIVEC capacity of 105 horsepower. A couple it will make the five-speed “mechanics” or four-speed hydromechanical “automatic”.
Mitsubishi to release Xpander will be at a new plant in 37 kilometers from Jakarta, the construction of which cost $ 350 million. In Indonesia, sales will start in autumn at the price from 14 to 18.5 thousand dollars. Next year will begin deliveries to the Philippines, Thailand, Vietnam and other Asian countries. In Europe the model is to sell is not planned, but it is possible that there will be a turned version of the Expander under the brand Nissan.