2018 Mitsubishi Expander MPV Specs, Interior, Color; Indonesian MPV – Mitsubishi has lifted the veil on its new 7-seater minivan which the builder unveils to the public at the world premiere at the Jakarta Motor Show in August. The Indonesian market for 7-seater monospaces is preparing to live a small revolution when the expander arrives. As the concept-car XM had announced and then confirmed by the teaser published by the builder, the expander has a strong personality. With its 7-seater minivan, the builder has been obliged to offer the practical attributes of a 7-seater minivan with the stylistic attributes of an SUV/crossover, conferring on the expander “a strong design that could impress all over the world” according to the press release. The 2018 Mitsubishi Expander has a facies Mimi quant the latest creations of the brand and forgets the competition that are the Honda Mobilio, Maruti Suzuki Ertiga and Toyota Avanza. More conventional, the remainder of the vehicle adopts wings with a marked design and a body fold that runs from the front door to the end of the stern.
2018 Mitsubishi Expander Interior
In the cockpit, it is even more conventional, but the builder preferred to favor the practical aspects with the presence of a bi-tone interior that looks bright. The equipment is limited to the essentials with the Electric windows, air conditioning and an integrated infotainment screen at the top of the central console. The 4.48 m long, 1.75 m wide and the 1.70 m in height promise superior habitability to that of the competitors according to the Japanese manufacturer. Designed for Indonesia and ASEAN, the Expander also has a ground clearance of 20.5 cm.
2018 Mitsubishi Expander Engine Specifications
Under the hood of the Mitsubishi Expander, the builder just unveiled the capacity of the only powertrain. However, the Indonesian press has learned more about motorization. The latter would be an evolution of the 1.5 liters 4A91 of the colt which develops a power of 120 hp at 6 000 rpm and a torque of 145 nm a 4 000 rpm. In order to be more economical and adapted to a lower-quality petrol, it would be less powerful, however. This 1.5-litre engine will be coupled to a 5-speed manual transmission or 4-speed automatic transmission. The Suzuki Ertiga offers 92 HP in its most powerful version, the Toyota Avanza 97 CH and the Honda 118 hp.
The 2018 Mitsubishi Expander will be produced in the first Indonesian factory of the Japanese manufacturer inaugurated last April, producing 165 000 cars a year.