The fully imported Mitsubishi SUV boasts appealing selling points.
THE new Mitsubishi Outlander sport utility vehicle ( SUV) offers a spacious seven- seater cabin, as well as premium comfort and safety features. The Outlander SUV has a introductory on- the- road price of RM166,720 for cars booked and registered before May 31.
It has three colour choices of Red Metallic, White Pearl or Grey Metallic.
It is sold with a warranty of five years or 100,000km, whichever comes first.
The Outlander is only available as a 4WD variant and is imported from Japan.
Under the hood is a 2.4- litre Mitsubishi Innovative Valve timing Electronic Control ( MIVEC) engine with 167PS at 6,000rpm and 222Nm of torque at 4,100rpm.
It has a sunroof, electric tailgate, LED headlamps with daytime running lights, 18- inch alloy wheels, leather seats, and automatic light and rain sensor.
Safety features include seven airbags, active stability and traction control, hill- start assist, electronic brakeforce distribution, brake assist, and a collapsible steering column.
It also comes with a multi- select 4WD system that provides three dif- ferent driving modes of 4WD ECO, 4WD Auto and 4WD Lock.
The 4WD ECO emphasises on fuel economy, and enables the Outlander SUV to deliver fuel efficiency of up to 12.8km per litre.
Best- in- class features of the Outlander SUV include a spacious cargo area that can fit up to four golf bags or a single- bed mattress ( 1,608 litres) and a turning radius of 5.3m.
“I am optimistic that the all- new Outlander SUV will win the hearts of many Malaysian car buyers,” said Mitsubishi Motors Malaysia CEO Yang Won- Chul at a media preview at the Glass House in Seputeh, Kuala Lumpur.
The Outlander dashboard and huge space in the Outlander’s rear.