Kuala Lumpur, 22 October 2020 –MITSUBISHI MOTORS MALAYSIA (MMM), the official distributor of Mitsubishi Motors vehicles in Malaysia, revealed full product specifications of the new Mitsubishi XPANDER today.
The seven-seater crossover is now open for bookings at all Mitsubishi Motors authorized showrooms nationwide, ahead of its official launch in Malaysia which is targeted for November 2020.
New XPANDER will be locally-assembled in Pekan, Pahang
The XPANDER is powered by a 1.5-litre MIVEC petrol engine using aluminium block that produces 105 PS at 6,000 rpm and 141 Nm of torque at 4,000 rpm. The XPANDER comes with a four-speed automatic transmission optimized for power and fuel economy.
Commenting on the new XPANDER, Chief Executive Officer of Mitsubishi Motors Malaysia, Tomoyuki Shinnishi said, “The XPANDER is a significant model for MMM and we are optimistic that it will be a favourite among many Malaysians for its design is more than just aesthetics. Today, we are pleased to reveal the full-specs of the new XPANDER to all. We understood that Malaysians now want a car that matched their aspiration for a more active lifestyle and practicality and as such, the XPANDER is customized to meet Malaysians preference.”
He added, “At Mitsubishi Motors, we want to offer a more price competitive model with better specifications, hence the move to locally-assembled. We want to provide our customers with more convenience and comfort and subsequently allowing them to live an adventurous life beyond limits.”
The new XPANDER never fails to impress with it’s a striking futuristic design. The XPANDER follows the iteration of the ‘Dynamic Shield’ front design concept, which is incorporated in every newly launched Mitsubishi car. The ‘Dynamic Shield’ expresses high performance and a sense of protection for the passengers and pedestrians.
Aesthetically, the XPANDER comes with a few impressive kit list including LED Headlamps, Crystal blocks LED position lamp and L-illumination LED Tail Lights. The new XPANDER also comes with 16 inch dual-tone alloy wheels. Customers may also explore more adventurous places with the XPANDER’s high ground clearance of 205mm.
Moving inside, the XPANDER gets best-in-class spacious cabin with overall height of 1,730mm and overall length of 4,475mm. The new XPANDER is with a 2,775mm wheelbase and 1,750mm width offering more legroom for all its passengers.
The XPANDER is the only car in its class with fold-flat second and third rows seats providing full luggage space and car-like boot that makes it easier to load larger or longer items. The XPANDER is also fitted with under-seat multi-purpose storage, cargo floor box with lid, third row side pocket and cup holder, centre console box with sliding lid, multiple storage compartments and glove box with double compartment to store all the items needed for a perfect weekend getaway.
The New XPANDER fold-flat second and third rows seats providing full luggage space
Furthermore, the XPANDER also comes with four roof-mounted air vents for better air distribution towards each passenger promising faster cooling effect for hot days. For entertainment, the XPANDER comes with 9-Inch Audio System with Apple Carplay and Android Auto Ready.
Safety features includes dual SRS airbags, Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS), Electronic Brake-Force Distributor (EBD), Active Stability Control (ASC), Brake Assist System (BA), Hill Start Assist (HSA), Brake Override System (BOS) among others.
Last but not least, the XPANDER also comes with 4.2-inch high contrast meter cluster with important information display such as engine coolant temperature gauge, and warning display for cruise control or low battery in the car key.
MMM’s Authorised Dealer Package
To further enhance the value of the vehicle, a MMM authorized dealer package is introduced. The MMM authorized dealer package will include features such as All Round Monitor (ARM), Driving Video Recorder (DVR) and Leather Seats.
ARM uses multiple cameras around the vehicle to create a 360 Degrees bird’s eye view to aid parking and manoeuvring.
For added peace-of-mind driving, the DVR captures every moment or incident in front of the vehicle while on the move.
Last but not least, the stylish black leather seats further complements the vehicle design and ride comfort for the driver and passengers.
All these accessories are tested and verified by MMM to be in compliance with Malaysia’s local regulation requirement.
Customers in Johor, Perak and Kedah will be able to get the first close-up view of the new Mitsubishi XPANDER at a special display from 23 October to 1 November.
The locations and dates of the special displays are shown below:
|1||23-25 October||Toppen Mall, Johor Bahru, Johor||10.00am-10.00pm|
|2||29 October-1 November||Ipoh Parade, Perak||10.00am-10.00pm|
|3||12-15 November||Aman Central Mall, Kedah||10.30am-10.30pm|
All are encouraged to stay tuned to MMM’s official website https://www.mitsubishi-motors.com.my/ and social media pages Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MitsubishiMotorsMalaysia/ and Instagram https://www.instagram.com/mitsubishimotorsmalaysia/ for more upcoming events soon.
MMM Sales Network and Others
Mitsubishi Motors Malaysia (MMM) is ranked number one in J.D. Power 2019 Malaysia Customer Service Index (CSI) Mass Market Study. This is the second consecutive year for MMM to be ranked at number one and remained in the top three positions for five consecutive years.
MMM is also ranked top two in the 2019 J.D. Power Sales Satisfaction Index (SSI) Study. These results were based on car owners who were selected independently and not recommended by any car company. The owners were also assessed for suitability for the study.
MMM is now represented by 52 showrooms (out of which 46 are 3S Centres) and 52 service outlets throughout Malaysia. In East Malaysia, MMM is represented by 14 showrooms (7 in Sarawak and 7 in Sabah).
The Triton 4×4 pick-up truck are imported as CBU (Completely Built-Up) units from Thailand while the ASX Compact SUV, Outlander and new XPANDER are locally assembled (CKD) in Malaysia.