The Mitsubishi Xpander HEV and Xpander Cross HEV have made their debuts in Thailand, bringing electrification to the seven-seater duo.
Exterior dimensions of the Xpander HEV and Xpander Cross HEV are largely the identical as their ICE stablemates, although relative to the Xpander HEV, the Xpander Cross HEV has similar dimensions save for width (at 1,790 mm, the Xpander Cross HEV is 40 mm wider than the Xpander HEV), entrance overhang (5 mm longer) and rear overhang (5 mm shorter).
Notably, the Xpander HEV and Xpander HEV are each rated with a floor clearance of 205 mm, which is 15 mm to twenty mm lower than that of the Xpander facelift that made its debut in August 2022, or, the identical determine as that of the authentic iteration of the Xpander that premiered in 2017.
Being a variant of the facelifted Xpander, the Xpander HEV carries over that mannequin’s Dynamic Defend entrance fascia, albeit signified as a hybrid by blue accents utilized to the decrease fringe of the entrance bumper, in addition to on its two-tone machine-finished alloy wheels.
Equally the Xpander Cross HEV takes after the aesthetic of the facelifted Xpander Cross, and can be marked out as a hybrid by its blue-accented alloy wheels, of a unique design.
Each the Xpander HEV and Xpander Cross HEV make use of a series-parallel petrol-electric hybrid powertrain, combining a 1.6 litre MIVEC naturally aspirated engine with a generator, transaxle, electrical drive management unit and the lithium-ion drive battery.
The combustion engine is a 4A92 1,590 cc inline-four cylinder petrol engine with a 14:1 compression ratio, rated to supply 95 PS at 5,100 rpm and 134 Nm of torque at 4,500 rpm. The electrical drive motor is rated for max outputs of 116 PS and 255 Nm of torque, driving the entrance wheels.
Seven drive modes characteristic within the Xpander HEV and Xpander Cross HEV – Cost, EV, Moist, Gravel, Tarmac and Mud. Mitsubishi’s signature Lively Yaw Management is a brake-based setup on the Xpander and Xpander Cross.
Chassis for the Xpander HEV and Xpander Cross HEV get the same setup, that includes MacPherson struts in entrance and a torsion beam on the rear. The suspension has been enhanced for a smoother and extra snug experience, says Mitsubishi. Braking is by ventilated discs in entrance and strong discs on the rear, and its 17-inch alloy wheels are shod in tyres measuring 205/55R17.
The inside of the Xpander HEV and Xpander Cross HEV each get upgraded package, receiving a brand new eight-inch color LCD instrument panel together with an digital transmission shifter. The nine-inch infotainment touchscreen show will get a barely completely different bezel, and helps Apple CarPlay and Android Auto.
The steering wheel can be mildly redesigned, with an up to date set of multifunction controls. Air-conditioning is digitally managed as on the facelifted Xpander, and provides PM2.5 particulate filtration.
For security package, each the Xpander HEV and Xpander Cross HEV get ABS, EBD, brake help, hill begin help, traction management and stability management plus speed-sensing door locks, whereas passive security package is by twin entrance airbags and excessive tensile power metal within the building of its physique.
When it comes to exterior colors, the Xpander HEV is obtainable in White Diamond, Blade Silver, Graphite Grey and Jet Black Mica; the Xpander Cross HEV provides one other – Inexperienced Bronze – for a complete of 5. In Thailand, the Mitsubishi Xpander HEV is priced at 912,000 baht (RM121,597), whereas the Xpander Cross HEV is priced at 946,000 baht (RM126,130), in response to Headlight Journal.
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